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Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases

... is heading up the project. The Institute plans to combine forces with Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School and other Harvard teaching hospitals by enlisting top investigators exploring diseases as diverse as Alzheimer's, rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease to be part of a "think ta...

Pacific Northwest team unveils largest virus proteome to date

...truments and approaches unavailable elsewhere that combine the high resolution separations of proteins with their identification at the same time, using a powerful mass spectrometer developed at PNNL. ...

Anthrax enzyme images reveal secrets of antibiotic resistance, suggest new drug design

... drugs, it did not disrupt the enzyme's ability to combine DHPP and pABA. "This subtle change is just enough to let DHPS prevent the antibiotic from binding to it, but not enough to disrupt the enzyme's normal work," White said. "So the bacteria evade the antibiotic and continue to make folate and survive." ...

Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory

... pharmaceuticals and they work in other areas that combine biochemistry, microbiology and chemical engineering. Chemical Engineering students at Tech interested in biochemical engineering take a series of courses that cover all those areas. They augment that with experience in the biochemical engineering ...

New sign language suggests children create language's fundamentals through learning

...ter what the language, it consists of words, which combine to make sentences. Expressions of motion are particularly useful for studying discreteness in spoken and signed languages. In developed languages we break up the idea of a continuous movement into separate words. For example, in the expression, "roll...

Pioneering AIDS researcher to speak at UH

... American organizations that have come together to combine forces in advocacy, public education, testing and prevention work, and antiretroviral therapy, will also be discussed. It is most gratifying to have our work progress from the discovery of new knowledge to the application of old knowledge, Ho said....

PNNL lands $10.3 million NIH biodefense contract to unlock proteomes of salmonella and pox

...proaches unavailable elsewhere that simultaneously combine the high-resolution separation of proteins with their identification, on a suite of powerful mass spectrometers developed at the W.R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory on the PNNL campus. Collaborators at Oregon Health Sciences Univers...

Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards

...y and protons pass through the membrane film, then combine with oxygen to create a environmentally neutral water byproduct. PEM fuel cells can be integrated into stacks to provide from .001 up to 250 kW of power, Vijayendran explained in the R&D 100 entry. Large units could be used in autos and homes but ...

Anti-cancer compound in vegetables found to block late-stage breast-cancer cell growth

...nd other organizations seeking new strategies that combine chemotherapy drugs with other treatments to potentially lessen the toxic effects. The new Illinois study confirms a previous study in mice. In the February 2004 issue of the journal Carcinogenesis, Singletary and Jackson reported that SUL treatments...

5AM Solutions releases Microarray Enterprise Manage(TM) Software

... across the world with, and ensure they can easily combine and share, genomic data. Sophisticated technologies from the Human Genome Project have enabled researchers to understand the basic tenets of human disease, which will eventually lead to cures. While expression microarrays are now a common genome-scal...

Hopkins scientists use blood proteins to detect ovarian cancer

... pathways linked to ovarian cancer development and combine the blood test with radiologic tools such as ultrasound. They also will search for more proteins to add to the current panel of markers. Additional research participants included Robert Bast Jr. and Yinhua Yu from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Ji...

APS announces the winners of its 2004 postdoctoral fellowship in physiological genomics

...ining that enables outstanding young scientists to combine the tools of cellular and molecular biology in the setting of the whole animal. Through these fellowships, awarded annually since 1995, APS has contributed more than $1 million to physiological genomics research. For more information about APS and i...

Reaching for the gold

...ifferent muscle groups and joint movements. She'll combine that model with a video of the performance to come up with some answers. Krayzelburg's performance For instance, an analysis of force measurements and slow-motion video might show her how former Trojan swimming champion Lenny Krayzelburg is moving ...

Patients' cells from tumors, the immune system merged for customized cancer therapy

...heir complete array of tumor-specific antigens and combine them with the potent immune stimulating machinery of the dendritic cells," said David Avigan, M.D., director of bone marrow transplantation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the lead author of the Clinical Cancer Research article. The imm...

Oxygen sensing in worms may hold key to healthy blood pressure in humans

...e concentration of bacteria and the swarm of worms combine to lower the oxygen concentration in the immediate environment. We found that when we reduced the oxygen concentration in a Petri dish to 6 percent, the worms dispersed in three minutes." In that sense, Marletta says, the nematode's ability to sense ...

EC boosts European electron microscopy research

...rticle analysis, and electron crystallography will combine their expertise to reach a very ambitious goal: the three-dimensional (3D) imaging of macromolecules and molecular machines at atomic resolution, with the prospect of a 3D imaging of cell organelles and whole cells. The determination of the 3D struc...

Scientists discover new role for tiny RNA in plant development

...des and is the genetic blueprint that cells use to combine amino acids into proteins. MicroRNAs are much smaller, typically only about 20 nucleotides long. All microRNAs "down-regulate" the production of certain proteins by interfering with messenger RNA in several ways. One of the mysteries about microRNAs ...

Breast cancer patients failed by treatment with taxol and taxotere respond to abraxane

...gational drug that uses nanoparticle technology to combine paclitaxel long been considered one of the most effective cancer drugs with the natural protein "transporter" albumin, avoiding the need for toxic solvents and detergents like those used in Taxol and Taxotere. By eliminating these toxic elements, ...

Susceptibility of mice to mousepox offers promise of smallpox protection

...e to the mousepox virus could enable scientists to combine antivirals and cytokines such as such as gamma interferon to increase the efficacy of the treatment of poxvirus infections, including smallpox, said Karupiah. The researchers found that strains of mice that are resistant to mousepox infection generat...

Avastin-Tarceva combo provides 'one-two' punch against lung cancer

Results of the first clinical trial to combine two new targeted cancer drugs suggest that the com...e this combination in other tumor types as well as combine other targeted agents in clinical trials, Sandler said. At the time the study was launched, it was t...

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