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Genetic Alterations Linked To Cancer In Some Blood Samples

... and by Oncor, Inc. of Gaithersburg, MD. Under an agreement between Oncor and The Johns Hopkins University, Dr...ing some of Oncor's technology. The terms of this agreement have been reviewed and approved by the University in accordance with its conflict of interest polici...

Impact of Meteorites, Drop in Sea Level Caused Mass Extinctions 65 Million Years Ago

...nd Ward is important because it may result in more agreement among proponents of different end-Cretaceous extinction scenarios." However, the scientists -- paleontologist Charles Marshall of UCLA and geologist Peter Ward of the University of Washington in Seattle -- also present evidence that other fac...

KU Researcher Eyes The Rain Forest Through The Trees

...ave been cut since the 1960s," she said. "There is agreement that the amount of deforested area in the region is probably larger than ever before in human history, and problems are occurring because of this." One of those problems is deciding exactly which areas to reforest. "Not only are there often more plan...

World's Experts Plan Global Locator Service For Environmental Information

...ntal data and information they need." The agreement was reached among representatives to the Global Information Society initiative, which was convened at the suggestion of Vice President Gore and organized by the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States, and the Europea...

University Of Washington Discovery May Point The Way To New Treatment For Hepatitis C Cases That Do Not Respond To Interferon Therapy

...y Transfer has negotiated a patent-based licensing agreement with RiboGene, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company in Hayward, Calif., which will begin investigating drug therapies based on the UW discovery. Katze is a member of the company's scientific advisory board. Hepatitis C (formerly calle...

Beset By Human Competition, Penguins Must Take Marathon Food Trips To Avoid Starvation, A Researcher Finds

...rted by the Wildlife Conservation Society under an agreement with the province of Chubut. In past years, other researchers followed breeding penguins on their food expeditions by monitoring radio signals from transmitters glued to the birds' feathers. These signals indicated that the birds foraged close to the...

New Evidence For Corn's Ancestry Could Lead To Insect And Drought Resistant Crops

...orn genome'sgreat adaptability. Scientists are in agreement on the ancestry of the Old World's simplerstaple grains -- oats, rye and wheat. But the origins of the New World'smajor grain remain cloaked with mystery. That's true even though "thisis one of the most well studied organisms." she said. With a Ph.D...

$3 Million From Defense Department Will Fund Next Phase Of UT Southwestern's Gulf War Syndrome Research

...nd identify treatments for the sick veterans." The agreement between UT Southwestern and the Defense Department provides initial federal funding for the study. As results of UT Southwestern's studies and further phases of the research are reviewed by government scientists and external peer panels, UT Southwest...

Long-Term Vitamin C Use Cuts Cataract Risk In Older Women

...er checked by a second examiner. There was a 97% agreement rate between thetwo." Of the 247 women who had no prior history of cataract and for whom the researchers hadcomplete lens examination data, 59 (24%) had clear lenses, 156 (63%) had early opacities, and32 (13%) had moderate opacities. Many of the opa...

Oral Vaccine Protects Infants From Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea

...ponents ofRRV-TV. Through a cooperative research agreement with Wyeth-Ayerst Inc. in 1987,commercial development of the RRV-TV vaccine began. "This vaccine didn't happen because of one person, it happened because of a lotof dedicated people," comments Dr. Kapikian. "It's really been a fine effortaround the...

Maillinckrodt Medical Licenses Invention For Concentration Of Rhenium Radioisotopes

...kage of the arteries, significantly. The licensing agreement gives the St. Louis-based company sole commercial, field-of-use rights for the invention. With restenosis occurring in 25 percent to 30 percent of angioplasty patients, "the invention will help save time, lives and costs -- for both hospitals and pa...

UMass Researchers Announce Birth Of Genetically Modified Cloned Calves

...icals and farming, is called "pharming." Under an agreement announced last year between ACT and Genzyme Transgenics Corp. , the first product to be produced will be human serum albumin, a protein currently derived from pooled human plasma that is used therapeutically to maintain volume in blood vessels. Appr...

Family Ties To Sudden Cardiac Arrest; Study Finds Risk Goes Up 50 Percent

... Heart Association. "Our findings are in agreement with many studies which have clearlydemonstrated a familial clustering for heart disease," says the study's leadauthor Yechiel Friedlander, Ph.D., at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,Israel, and colleagues at the University of Washington, Seattle. ...

New Company To Turn UNC-CH, Army Inventions Into Improved Vaccines

...chnology Development, which negotiated the license agreement withAlphaVax. "The potential to benefit the public makes this one of the mostpromising start-up companies the university has helped to form." "As an alumna of the university and having recently returned to thestate, it is very exciting to sta...

Short-Course TB Prophylaxis Effective In HIV-Infected Individuals

... site in Mexico sponsored by PAHO through an agreement with Mexicos Ministry of Health and National Institute of Public Health. All participants had positive TB skin tests, indicating that they harbored inactive TB bacteria. Analysis of study data showed that after a...

Washington University Licenses Its New Antibacterial Technology

...-- Washington University in St. Louis hassigned an agreement with SIGA Pharmaceuticals Inc. that gives the comp...lusive rights to new antibacterial technology. The agreement will allow SIGAto develop an entirely new class of antibiotics that are less likely to besidelined b...

Study Suggests Triglyceride Levels May Be Considered An Independent Risk Factor For Heart Attack In Some People

...ersity Medical School, New YorkCity. "It's also in agreement with another trend in heart attack riskmanagement, namely, the concept of global risk assessment." Triglycerides are the form in which fat exists in meats, cheese, fish,nuts, vegetable oils, and the greasy layer on the surface of soup stocks...

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution And Novartis Pharma AG Sign AgreementFor Licensing And Development Of Anti-Cancer Compound, Discodermolide

...n, Inc., Fort Pierce,Florida, has entered into an agreement to license its marine-derived,anti-cancer agent, d...ton, N.J., Chairman of Harbor Branch, states:"This agreement is the result of over 14 years of drug discovery research atHarbor Branch, and is the culmination of...

UPMC Reports On New Liver Assist Device

...nto the patient's blood. "Initially, the agreement between UPMC and Excorp allowed researchers togather engineering and pre-clinical information about the device," said JackPatzer, Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery and chemical engineering at theUniversity of Pittsburgh, who presented the finding...

Two Environmental Articles: Deformed Frogs & Dioxin In Old Soil

...ke reductionmeasures, Jones says. But there is no agreement on whether the key sources havebeen found, or even if there were PCDD/Fs in the environment before chloroaromatics were made synthetically, according to Jones. Using scrupulous care to avoid contaminating this century-old soilsample by expos...

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