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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...tices of community physicians. More recently, his work
defining nuclear karyometric features as biomarkers of early neoplasia offers significant potential for identification of individuals at high risk for cancer. This technology serves as a sensitive biomarker for response to treatment with chemoprevent...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...science and that confirmed for me that I wanted to work
in the life sciences." Until the Connaught S...science and that confirmed for me that I wanted to work
in the life sciences." Merson's project in 1994 was to look at the effects of acid rain on ...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...o participating students through stipends for such work
as teaching in the workshops, helping with the Web site and working in research labs." The UH campus, for instance, provides a building on campus where many students with similar majors and minors at all levels from freshmen to seniors find...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
...m of private practitioners and college researchers work
together to identify the kind of research that nee...field, proposals are evaluated and funded, and the work
is completed, Schurig said. Bart Prater, an employee at WVTF Public Radio in Roanoke, found hi...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...e, which means that very low or high doses may not work
and that there is an optimal dose between the two extremes." The study showed that the lycopene and vitamin E were effectively taken up in the mice prostates in the same form as they are in humans, said Dr. Limpens. Dr. Limpens said the findings see...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
.... Fatty liver is a very important component of the work
being done within this NIH grant. The Dallas Heart...tunity to jumpstart this project." The exploratory work
is expected to eventually lead to another NIH clinical research center grant which will further supp...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
...nt is a collaborative award, with roughly half the work
led by Delaney, with co-PIs Ronald Johnson and Edw...ard will be administered by UCSD, with most of the work
to be carried out by Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the California Institute for Telecommun...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...rioles open to boost responses to treatment should work
in the many tumour types where ET-1 was expressed....
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
...a water, depending on ocean conditions. The genome work
revealed that diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana has ... nitrogen from the surrounding waters. The genome work
also shed additional light on how this diatom species uses fats, or lipids, that it is known to stor...
EMBO Gold Medal 2004 goes to Spanish scientist
... receives the award in recognition of her landmark work
in the area of telomeres*. The scientist's research has had a groundbreaking impact on cancer research and received wide recognition in the field. The medal will be presented to the winner at the EMBO Members Meeting, "Frontiers of Molecular Biology"...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...es share many of the same underlying mechanisms at work
in diseases in other parts of the body, like the h...ed in eye research, Schepens and NIH hope that the work
of these research teams will in turn help find new treatments for incurable diseases in other organs...
Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...ite blood cells in patients with HIV disease. This work
has provided insights into the mechanisms that nor...rogenesys. These companies were among the first to work
on hematopoietic stem cells and the application of stem cell-based gene therapy for the treatment of...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
...he opportunity to react by zipping together. Their work
draws upon an innovative technique, known as "DNA-...y in laboratories and in cells. Chemists typically work
with molecules that react to form products when they randomly collide at high concentrations. By con...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
...gainst freezing. Her familiarity with Thomashow's work
raised a flag. What, she wondered, was that supposedly insignificant element doing carrying around such an important gene? That led Jiang and another team at Washington University, Zhirong Bao and Sean Eddy, to adopt a novel genomewide approach, usin...
UT Southwestern biochemist honored with NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...ight took in his career was to move from his early work
on transcription factors to the study of gene regu...tion of Washington, where he carried out his early work
on gene regulation. Between his time at the Carnegie Institution and his arrival at UT Southwestern,...
New molecular link key to cellular proteins involved in cancer progression, other diseases
...enes from on to off, or "silence" them. The latest work
revealed that they do so by placing a small molecu...cules responsible were known. Now, 29 years later, work
by Zhang and colleagues has provided answers to both questions. "Since Polycomb-group proteins have ...
Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative
...at). Another group will look at the mechanisms at work
between isoflavones and estrogen receptors." While most food scientists stress the importance of consuming soy as part of a whole-foods approach, there has been a proliferation of dietary supplements and food additives containing isoflavone extra...
Phase II trials of second-generation antisense cancer drug planned following successful early study
...iologically active dose," he said. Antisense drugs work
by inhibiting the production of a protein from a specifically targeted gene. As a second-generation antisense drug, OGX-011 is an advance on earlier ones in that the molecules have a longer tissue half life and are potentially more potent. Pre-clinic...
Cancer vaccine based on pathogenic listeria bacteria shows promise targeting metastases
...ponse. With listeria, innate and acquired immunity work
in concert." Portnoy, a professor of molecular and...ncer treatment. The listeria-based cancer vaccine work
was sponsored by Cerus Corp., with support for Portnoy from the U.S. Public Health Service. Portnoy ...
'Most recent common ancestor' of all living humans surprisingly recent
... Great Pyramid of Khufu." The results can also work
backwards, into the future. According to Chang, "Within two thousand years, it is likely that everyone on earth will be descended from most of us." ...
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