HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
AChemS: Cutting edge research in taste, smell, & chemical irritation

Sarasota, FL - Smell and taste play essential roles in our daily lives, serving as important warning systems, alerting us to the presence of potentially harmful situations or substances, including gas leaks, smoke, and spoiled food. Flavors and fragrances are also important in determining what foods we eat and the products we use. The pleasures derived from eating are mainly based on the chemical senses. Thousands of Americans experience loss of smell or taste each year resulting from head trauma, sinus disease, normal aging and neurological disorders, such as brain injury, stroke and Alzheimer's disease. By providing a better understanding of the function of chemo-sensory systems, scientific and biomedical research is leading to improvements in the diagnoses and treatment of smell and taste disorders.

Among those contributing to advancements are members of AChemS, which will be holding its 26th annual meeting in Sarasota, FL, April 21-25, 2004. AChemS consists of more than 800 members from 23 countries who are specialists in the chemical senses, smell, taste, and chemical irritation. In Sarasota, scientists are presenting their latest research findings on topics ranging from molecular biology to the clinical diagnosis and treatment of smell and taste disorders. The 2004 meeting is featuring presentations of new research findings, special symposia, and workshops (see Program at a Glance) sponsored by AChemS, corporations, and the National Institutes of Health. On Wednesday, April 21st, at 8:00 P.M., the meeting opens with the annual Givaudan-Roure Lecture, which will focus on a unique property of the sense of smell, namely, its ability to grow new nerve cells. The guest lecture by Dr. Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, from the University of California San Francisco, is titled "Why New Neurons in The Adult Olfactory Bulb?"

Among the presentations are six, special-subject symposia (f
'"/>

Contact: Charles J. Wysocki
wysocki@monell.org
215-898-4265
Association for Chemoreception Sciences
1-Apr-2004


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Cutting-edge cancer researchers sought for international recognition
2. Cutting back on cigarettes: when less is more
3. Cutting edge
4. Cutting-edge research to be presented at ASCPT pharmacology conference
5. Cutting the risk of coronary disease - start before birth says UK doctor
6. Story Tips: Engineering Students Pursue Cutting-Edge Research
7. Brain Building May Depend On DNA Cutting And Pasting
8. Cutting The Time And Cost Of Developing New Cures: Lord Sainsbury Launches Worlds First Biomedical Accelerator Mass Spectrometer In York
9. Flexibility In Cutting Toxic Releases Yields Dividends
10. Gene Shears In Cutting Edge Anti-Aids Trial
11. Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: AChemS Cutting edge research taste smell chemical irritation

(Date:10/17/2014)... – Accurate knowledge regarding Ebola is critical and pertinent ... of hazardous global outbreak and epidemic. The Journal, ... a special issue, Ebola Virus and Public Health, to ... knowledge in this critical societal moment. , On ... Ebola for Clinicians . The primer was prepared by ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... Copenhagen have shown for the first time how bacteria ... patients, giving them the opportunity to get tremendous insights ... The study also discovered the bacterial growth in chronic ... or slowed down by the immune cells. The researchers ... helped "suffocate" the bacteria, forcing the bacteria to switch ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... war on the human body. Battles are won, ... pancreatic cancer, this stalemate—known as tumor dormancy—can last ... a phenomena that is poorly understood. , ... of Salvatore Torquato, a Professor of Chemistry at ... tumor dormancy and the switch to a malignant ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection 2Modeling tumor dormancy 2
(Date:10/19/2014)... 2014 OCTOBER 20-22, 2014: ... ABIM will take place at the ... ABIM 2014 is now available at ... companies and organizations from all over the ... on the latest products and developments on ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... The Asia-Pacific Bromine Market report ... with analysis and forecast of revenue. , Browse ... Market report, to get an idea of the ... of the segmentation in the Asia-Pacific bromine market, ... , http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-bromine-6741503144.html , Bromine is ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 2014 The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market ... Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market ... to $208 million by 2019, at a Compound Annual ... , Browse through the TOC of the Asia-Pacific Speech ... in-depth analysis provided. It also provides a glimpse of ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The Asian Orthopedic braces and ... Asia with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Orthopedic braces ... to around $416.5 million by 2018, at a developing CAGR ... TOC of the Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market, ... also provides a glimpse of the segmentation of orthopedic braces ...
Breaking Biology Technology:The Asia-Pacific Bromine Market is estimated to grow to $4,080.1 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific Bromine Market is estimated to grow to $4,080.1 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4The Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market is estimated to grow to around $416.5 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market is estimated to grow to around $416.5 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asian Orthopedic braces and support systems market is estimated to grow to around $416.5 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4
Cached News: