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Pediatric Academic Societies Report Progress In Children's Health
... time. Dr.Yiannis A. Ioannou, lead researcher and assistant
professor of human genetics,gene therapy and molecular medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, calledcrossing the blood-brain barrier and achieving global delivery of genes to thebrain a major first step in developing gene therapy for diseases of...
Reports Mesh To Clarify Proteins' Importance For Cancer
...l to recognize DNA damage," said UW Medical School assistant
professor ofmedical genetics John Petrini. "This can lead to high mutation rates and cancerbecause the cell is simply unable to warn the repair system that damage hasoccurred." Petrini and his team concentrate on MR95, a four-protein complex that co...
Composting Livestock Waste Provides Benefits
...epartment of Animals Sciences and Stephen Hawkins, assistant
director of the Purdue Agricultural Centers, have been conducting a pilot project at the Purdue Animal Science Research Center, which has 400 head of livestock. They have found that composting offers many advantages to livestock producers. "Before th...
New Fossil Discoveries Clinch Ancient Age Of Human Ancestor
...at the National Museums of Kenya; Craig S. Feibel, assistant
professor of anthropology at Rutgers University; ...at the Australian National University; Carol Ward, assistant
professor of anthropology at the University of Missouri; and Alan C. Walker, distinguished profess...
New Airway's 'Smarts' Ensure That Patients Get Plenty Of Oxygen
...faultyintubation is rare," says Linda Spillane, an assistant
professorof emergency medicine at Rochester. "But much more often it'sdone by paramedics in the field -- a noisy, uncontrolled settingwhere intubation may be greatly complicated by patients who arebloody or vomiting, or who have trauma to the face or...
...red too much withmedication, said Dr. John Absher, assistant
professor of neurology at the WakeForest University Baptist Medical Center. "People with high blood pressure have hardening of the arteries, andwhen your arteries get hard, too much of a drop in blood pressure can produceproblems," Absher sai...
Transgenic Mice With Widest Known Range Of Vision Among Mammals Created To
Investigate Human Vision Problems, Evolution Of Sight
...finformation, says Michael Crognale, a UW research assistant
professor ofpsychology and Samir Deeb, a UW research professor of medical genetics. Deeb will describe the characteristics of the new line of mice at theannual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology here,May 14. ...
Jefferson Scientists Hopeful That Understanding Tumor-Suppressor Protein Function May Someday Lead To Treatment
...lopment of cancer. Charles Brenner, Ph.D., assistant
professor of microbiology andimmunology, and a member of Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center, and his colleaguesat the University of Texas in San Antonio, and at the University of Sheffield inEngland, have distinguished between potential mechanisms by w...
Researchers Identify A Gene That Causes Juvenile Polyposis
...en identified. Dr. James Howe, University of Iowa assistant
professor of surgery, led aninternational team that identified a mutated tumor suppressor gene found infamilies with the disorder from Iowa, Mississippi, Finland and England. Thefinding is published in the May 15 issue of the journal Science.FJP affe...
Scientists Unearth Remains Of A Predatory Dinosaur In Madagascar
...emarkably well-preserved, says Lawrence Witmer, an assistant
professor ofanatomy in Ohio University's College o...king with thestudy's lead author Scott Sampson, an assistant
professor of anatomy at the NewYork College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technol...
New Vancomycin Structure May Point To Path For Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance
...ead among pathogens," says Paul H. Axelsen, MD, an assistant
professor ofpharmacology and coauthor with Loll on the Penn study. "These are sentinel casesin New York, Japan, and elsewhere, and I'm concerned that we may not heed thewarning. We need to pursue aggressively development of new, more effective drugst...
University Of Cincinnati Biologists Find Evidence For Unusual DNA Repair InArchaea
...ow almost nothing about them," said Dennis Grogan, assistant
professor ofbiological sciences at the University of Cincinnati. "The ratio of knowledge is something like10,000 to one." Grogan is working to understand the genetics of Sulfolobusacidocaldarius . In previous work, Grogan demonstrated that the micro...
Cancer Test May Offer High-Risk Groups Quick, Affordable Screening For Tumors
... Other authors were Michael Carducci, M.D., assistant
professor ofoncology; Michael Choti, M.D., division of surgical oncology; and Nancy Maestri,Ph.D., assistant
professor of pediatrics. Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions' news releases are available on ...
UB Researcher Developing Method That Employs "Evolution" To Identify New Drug Leads
... a presentation by Alexey V. Eliseev, Pharm.D., UB assistant
professor of medicinal chemistry, at the 39th annual UB Medicinal Chemistry Symposium. The research is published in the current issue of Chemistry: A European Journal (Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 825-834). The article is available at http://www.wiley-vch.de/...
Social Disruption Leads To Shorter Survival In Monkeys With AIDS
...tages of the disease, according to John Capitanio, assistant
professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, and co-author of the study published in the May-June issue of Psychosomatic Medicine . Capitanio and co-author Nicholas Lerche found that monkeys separated from a familiar compa...
Toxic Protein That Interferes With Brain Signals May Trigger Onset Of
...rs on this study included BarbaraTrommer, M.D., an assistant
professor of neurobiology and physiology at theMedical School and a pediatric neurologist at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare;A. K. Barlow, B. A. Chromy, R. Freed, M. Liosatos and C. Zhang, department ofneurobiology and physiology, Northwestern Univ...
Dust Mite Behavior May Show New Ways To Control Pests
...ile females traveled solo. Alongwith Jay A. Yoder, assistant
professor of biology at The Illinois College,the Ohio State researchers decided to test whether clustering preventedwater loss. They briefly exposed the mites to very low humidity, allowing some ofthe males to cluster while keeping other males in is...
Researchers Identify Function Of Brain Receptor Subunit Linked To Memory, Stroke, Dementia
...ues cloned a gene that he andNobuki Nakanishi, HMS assistant
professor of neurobiology, and his colleaguesnow show is an NMDA receptor subunit, dubbed NR3A. Nakanishi's lab also producedmice that lack the NR3A subunit. Mice that do not have the NR3A subunit appear normal and lack apparentbehavioral abn...
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Develop Nation's First Robotic Tour Guide For The
Dinosaur Hall At Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum Of Natural History
...out any human guidance," said Illah R. Nourbakhsh, assistant
professor ofrobotics at Carnegie Mellon and lead engineer on the 'Sage' project. "Over time,this machine will learn to respond to people in a more sophisticated way. Thedevelopment of human qualities, such as personality, is uncharted territory inrob...
Gene May Hold Key To Treating Life-Threatening Cholesterol
...ch technician; Bethany Janowski, student research assistant
in pharmacology; Dr. Jean-Marc Lobaccaro, HHMI associate; and Dr. Robert Hammer, associate professor of biochemistry and HHMI senior associate. The Robert A. Welch Foundation, the Moss Heart Fund and the U.S. Public Health Service funded the study....
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