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Scientists Develop New Computer Program To Speed Determination Of Gene Function
...d seniorauthor Dr. Harold "Skip" Garner, associate director
of UT Southwestern'sfederally funded Genome Scienc... In a collaborative effort with Dr. John Minna -- director
of the NancyB. and Jake L. Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research and the W.A. "Tex"and Debo...
University Of Chicago, Hopkins Narrow Search For Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genes: New Study Provides Evidence For Important Gene-Gene Interaction
... and notjust the symptoms." Steven R. Brant, M.D., director
of the IBD Genetics Laboratory at Johns Hopkinsand senior author of the study, said "Identifying the location of IBD genes isan important step toward the goal of preventing Crohn's disease and ulcerativecolitis from occurring in genetically susceptib...
Wildlife Dying At The Doorsteps Of World's National Parks, Study Says
...ldlife in the long term," said Dr.Joshua Ginsberg, director
for Asia programs for WCS, and co-author of the study. The researchers documented staggering death rates among predators alongthe borders of protected areas throughout the world. In Algonquin National Parkin Canada, for example, humans cause...
Scientists At UNC-CH Find Aberdeen Pesticide Exposure, But Few Symptoms
...d Stein, associateprofessor of pediatrics; project director
Darrah Degnan; public health doctoralstudent and veterinarian Jane Schroeder; and masters student Dr. Volker Arndt.Others were Drs. Lorraine Backer of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control andPrevention and Carol Hanchette of the N.C. Center for Healt...
Scientist Receives Prestigious Award
...or of psychiatry,pharmacology and neurobiology and director
of the Yale Center for Genes andBehavior, received the award for neuropsychiatry. "It is humbling that the Pasarow Foundation chose me for such animportant honor, especially in the company of Drs. Lander and Nestler, twoscientists held in hig...
UB Studies Link Low Dietary Calcium, Vitamin C With Increased Risk Of Gum Disease
...Sara Grossi, D.D.S., senior research scientist and director
of the UB Periodontal Research Center, where the study was conducted. "It is no longer enough to tell children and adults to brush their teeth, floss and see their dentist," Grossi noted. " Diet plays a larger role than we anticipated." R...
Multi-Center Study Provides Guidelines For Genetic Testing In Women With Breast Cancer: BRCA Abnormalities Multiply Risk Of Ovarian Cancer
... Olopade, M.D., associate professor ofmedicine and director
of the Cancer Risk Clinic at the University of ChicagoMedical Center. "This is important because women and their doctors have struggled with the issueof who should be advised to be tested for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer,"said Olopade. "The d...
Tiny Molecular Channels Key To Protecting Heart During Attack
... energyand die," says Eduardo Marban, M.D., Ph.D., director
of molecular and cellularcardiology at Hopkins and senior author of the study. "If we could keep theenergy levels high during heart failure or a heart attack, we could buy time. While we're still not sure how opening these mitochondrial channels mig...
USGS And Arizona Game And Fish Begin Partnership To Study Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoo
...parian thickets and woodlands,"said Duane Shroufe, director
ofthe Arizona Game and Fish Department. Shroufe said that although his department knew that the decline of riparian-- or streamside -- habitat could be posing problems for the cuckoo, a lackof resources and funding had prevented the department from b...
Long-Term Study Looks At HIV Positive Men With Few Signs Of Disease Progression,
10-18 Years After Seroconversion
...ator of the San Francisco City ClinicCohort Study, director
of the HIV Research Section in the San FranciscoDepartment of Public Health, and assistant clinical professor of medicine andepidemiology at the University of California San Francisco, presented results ofthe study here today (June 30) at the 12th Wo...
Scientists Learn How Cells Limit Their Stress
...iochemistry, molecularbiology and cell biology and director
of the Rice Institute for BiomedicalResearch. "Sustained exposure to stress causes cell death, so the level ofchaperones is critical to the balance of cell survival and cell death." The cell's need for relief accounts for an earlier finding: that the...
Researchers Document Transmission Of Protease-Resistant HIV
...y is not a good thing," saidThomas J. Coates, PhD, director
of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute. "A lot ofpeo...obert Grant, MD, MPH, staff research scientist and director
ofthe UCSF/Gladstone Core Virology Lab; Laura Digilia, MD and Nirmala Bandrapalli,MS. Other co-inves...
Novel Liver Steroid Slows Brain Tumor Growth
...n new blood vessel growth," says Henry Brem, M.D., director
of neurosurgicaloncology at Hopkins and senior author of the study. "It dramatically slowedblood vessel formation without damaging healthy cells or embryonic development." Named for the shark genus Squalus, squalamine was discovered in 1992 ...
Treating Anemia Reduces Risk Of Death For People With HIV
...ard Moore, M.D., associateprofessor of medicineand director
of the program in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics at theJohnsHopkins University School of Medicine. "Patients and physicians alike need torecognize thesymptoms of anemia early and treat it." Anemia, marked by a depleted number of red...
Detecting Deer: New Method For Counting Population In Urban Areas
...outskirtsof metropolitan St. Louis. Sexton is the director
of Tyson Research Center.Their method relies on helicopter sightings from trained observers over atopography covered by about six inches of snow. The snow is helpful as a visualaid to distinguish deer from forest undergrowth. While helicopters flyi...
HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users Often Don't Receive Protease Inhibitors And May Not Be Aware Of The Drug
...ofessor of health policy andcommunity medicine and director
of the UCSF Urban Health Study. Edlin noted that there is a bias against providing protease inhibitors, thepowerful anti-HIV medications, to injection drug users because they areperceived as being poor adherers to treatment. Nonetheless, the city has...
Dark Honey Has More Illness-Fighting Agents Than Light Honey
... Illinois entomology department; Gene E. Robinson, director
of the U. of I. bee research facility; and plant biology graduate student Steven M. Frankel. "Not all honeys are the same," said Berenbaum, who also is a researcher in the U. of I. Functional Foods for Health program. "The antioxidant content of bu...
News Backgrounder: Duke Primate Center Successfully Fosters Mysterious Aye-Ayes
...totalcaptive Primate Center population to 12, said director
Ken Glander. The centeris now confident enough of ...an't do that," she said. Emphasizes center director
Glander, "The aye-aye is still an extremelymysterious animal, with many unknowns. Even though we've ...
Combining Angiostatin With Radiation Enhances Anti-Cancer Effects Of Each
...adiation oncology at the University of Chicago and director
of thestudy. "This combination could make radiation much more effective at providinglocal control of cancer, a crucial part of treatment for many tumors, includingprostate, brain, head and neck and other cancers. It could even expand the use ofradi...
NASA Research Helps Map Protein Structures -- Key In The Development Of New
...sionalstructure analysis," said Dr. Larry DeLucas, director
of the Center forMacromolecular Crystallography at the University of Alabama at Birmingham."Twenty-five percent of the proteins we fly in space produce the bestcrystallographic data when compared to their earth-grown counterparts." Already, ...
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