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Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
... workshops integral to the program are designed to develop
superior problem-solving skills and are led by upp...and workshop courses provided by H-LSAMP helped me develop
a strong scientific background, so that I felt totally prepared for medical school. I feel indebted...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
... preference -- a model of craving in which animals develop
a preference for a place where they have previously had access to a drug, even when the drug is absent -- is similar to the aversion seen in Brookhaven's earlier studies of GVG with nicotine and heroin. "The findings of this study extend the pot...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
...alth ("NIH") has selected The Burnham Institute to develop
a national resource for medical researchers to be ... receive $18.2 million over the next five years to develop
this unique research hub. The Center will consolidate all known and emerging knowledge about how pr...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...his acne-like rash. Of the 46 patients who did not develop
a rash none had a tumour response and their median survival was only 2.1 months. Of the 142 with a grade one rash 8% had a tumour response and median survival was 4.9 months. Among the 141 patients who had a grade two rash the response rate was 18% a...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
...research shows that children who have the syndrome develop
spontaneous genetic mutations that interfere with calcium channels that regulate the excitation and contraction of the heart. In defining the precise nature of the molecular abnormality, however, the researchers have also identified a class of drugs ...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...tes an Interdisciplinary Research Center and could develop
into a permanent Metabolic and Obesity Center at U...stern to study obesity and metabolic syndromes; to develop
state-of-the-art research programs using genetically modified mice to elucidate the metabolic and mo...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
...place. So, perhaps one long-term goal should be to develop
cigarettes that somehow prevent what we've seen happen to the cells in our lab," remarked Dr. Saunders. In addition to Drs. Luo and Saunders, other authors of the abstract and paper are Kristen M. Werner, Ph.D., a former undergraduate student in the...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
... with other NSF-funded organizations, LOOKING will develop
cyberinfrastructure to link multiple coastal or regional observatories, including the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observatory (SCCOOS), which will provide real-time data from its existing sensors. New web services, networking and control protot...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...and changed location. "Strong coastal currents can develop
and breakup the stratification that causes hypoxia," he says. "Another is offshore circulation features, such as eddies, that intrude onto the continental shelf. We think this could break down the hypoxia in the area as well." The NOAA (National Oce...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...n controls were cancer-free. Treated mice that did develop
microscopic signs of cancer in the lymph nodes had only one or two lesions, rather than the six or seven of untreated counterparts. Kline, who holds the Julian C. Barton Professorship in Nutrition, also investigated how alpha-TEA impacts breas...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...eries of large and small symposia and workshops to develop
new hypotheses on the causes of blinding eye diseases, which will touch on such known processes as blood vessel growth, inflammation, poor wound healing, and infections. In the second year pilot projects will test the hypotheses, and in the third yea...
Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...000 per year in direct costs over five years -- to develop
and test far-ranging ideas. The only constraint on the funding is that it be used for research that is relevant to the NIH mission of science in pursuit of knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems. McCune will use the funds to fur...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
...rch of the lab, but meanwhile encourages people to develop
their own interests and approaches. In this way, students and post docs can explore their maximum potential. So Jiang allowed herself to get a little sentimental. The first Pack-MULE she found in a piece of rice sequence was lugging around the gene t...
St. Petersburg/New Haven Partnership for HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment and Support launched
...sciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA). The goal is to develop
a partnership between the Yale School of Medicine ...olves exchanges of Americans and Russians who will develop
a community-wide HIV/AIDS care program to be implemented in the city of St. Petersburg. Krystn Wa...
Half-million dollar landmark achieved for the Methuselah Mouse Prize
...rage scientific research teams around the world to develop
breakthrough techniques for extending the healthy ... is being offered to scientific research teams who develop
the longest living Mus musculus, the breed of mouse most commonly used in scientific research. This ...
Cancer vaccine based on pathogenic listeria bacteria shows promise targeting metastases
... is collaborating with Johns Hopkins University to develop
a listeria-based vaccine targeting pancreatic and ...ntigen, and has partnered with MedImmune, Inc., to develop
a listeria-based vaccine targeting the large number of tumors, including breast, prostate and melano...
Award winning researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec
...s working with industry and regulatory agencies to develop
strategies for approving novel agents that displayed significant activity in rare diseases. "Possible approaches include registries," he said, "but ultimately, international cooperation in trials such as ours (the Imatinib Target Exploration Study Te...
Genetic differences might help distinguish thyroid cancers
...thyroid cancer, which should help in the future to develop
new therapies," Eng says. Clinical testing for the genetic differences can be done using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology, which is far more available and far less costly than microarray analysis. Other Ohio State research...
Pacific Northwest team unveils largest virus proteome to date
...ifying the proteins in the HCMV virion, we hope to develop
new treatments for these at-risk patients." The team discovered 71 proteins in mature HCMV, double the number previously identified. HCMV may express as many as 200 proteins at various points in its life cycle. By comparison, adenovirus, responsib...
Researchers identify protein promoting vascular tumor growth
...n can cause the tumors to grow because new vessels develop
and allow blood to collect in the lesion. Gordillo, in partnership with Heart and Lung Research Institute investigators Chandan Sen and Sashwati Roy, determined MCP-1's role in recruiting macrophages by observing tumor responses to an MCP-1 neutraliz...
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