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ChemGenex uses genomics approach to develop new anticancer drug, predict possible side effects

...aid Dennis Brown, Ph.D., chairman, chief executive officer and founder of ChemGenex Therapeutics, Inc. Such knowledge can help spotlight possible drug toxicities, as well as identify which patients may best benefit from treatment with a specific drug, he continued. In addition, chemical genomics can aid in ...

Dupont donates patents to UCSD

...tigate air pollution. Dalen Keys, chief technology officer of DuPont Displays, and technology director of DuPont iTechnologies stated: Information and communication are key thrusts for DuPont. We believe that UCSD is establishing itself as a leading institution in these fields. More specifically, flat panel ...

New Knox company has big plans for ORNL technology

...s per test," said Chuck Witkowski, chief executive officer and president of QGENICS. "Such a device would save doctors and patients valuable time and enable more accurate, more effective treatment options." In the area of drug discovery, the dramatic reduction in size means much smaller samples would be requ...

New technology treats dairy wastes, odors

...o hold back, said Larry Dickinson, chief executive officer and founder of Soil Search. The industry is under tremendous pressure to control odors and InStreem repeatedly has demonstrated its effectiveness in doing so. Jaksch echoed Dickinsons optimistic assessment based on early results, but cautions that ...

Study detailing safety and efficacy of exisulind in treating recurrent prostate cancer

...tances, said Rifat Pamukcu, M.D., chief scientific officer of Cell Pathways. As a result, based on data from this study and other research showing additive or synergistic effects between exisulind (Aptosyn) and docetaxel (Taxotere) in a variety of tumor types, Cell Pathways is planning to conduct a Phase III...

Eating transgenic sausages

...volved in eye function. Philip Collis, a biosafety officer at the university, says it is unlikely the rhodopsin gene could have made the meat dangerous. If there was any concern, says Collis, it's that the pigs had been injected with barbiturates before they were killed. The drug could have triggered an ad...

Intercure Scientific Advisory Board convenes to review companys resperate medical device for hypertension

...nt of The American Society of Hypertension, former officer of the American Heart Association, and former chairman of the Cardiorenal Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration; Ehud Grossman, M.D., Head of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israe...

Regenerative medicine to be focus of new institute at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Health System

...he late William S. McGowan, who as chief executive officer at MCI Communications underwent a successful heart transplant at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 1987....

Third Wave scientists publish advance in gene expression monitoring with revolutionary RNA Invader Assay

...d Lance Fors, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Third Wave Technologies. Key Findings Reported in Nature Biotechnology: RNA Invader Assay Direct Detection. The RNA Invader assay enables identification and quantitation directly from total RNA or crude cell lysate samples prepared using a sim...

Washington state researchers receive award for making genetic analysis easier

...re," said William G. Gerber, M.D., chief executive officer at Epoch Biosciences Inc. Researchers are using DNA probes to decipher the human genome, diagnosis diseases such as leukemia, and screen for inherited diseases. The American Chemical Societys Industrial Innovation Awards recognize individuals and tea...

Minnesota researcher receives award for improving food service worker safety

...umacher, senior vice president and chief technical officer at Ecolab Inc., of Lentsch's 26-year career. Lentsch has developed an industrial dishwashing system, the GeoSystem 9000, that uses a non-corrosive, tablet form of detergent that is easier and safer for food service workers to handle. The tablet has m...

Scripps scientists, diving officer receive honors

Three scientists and a diving officer with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the Un... in La Jolla, Calif. Jim Stewart, Scripps diving officer emeritus, has been selected to receive the 2001 Roger Revelle Trophy of the San Diego Oceans Foundat...

Landmark completion of comprehensive index of human proteins to be presented at New York Academy of Sciences

... York City. Dr. Leigh Anderson, chief scientific officer of LSBC commented, "This first version of the Human Protein Index heralds a new era in the study of human anatomy begun with the reawakening of interest in human physiology in the 1400's. For the first time, scientists have a meaningful way to relate...

Cell Genesys reports antitumor activity in Phase I/II GVAX lung cancer vaccine trial

...h.D., executive vice president and chief operating officer of Cell Genesys. GVAX vaccines have demonstrated objective evidence of antitumor activity in all five types of cancer in which they have been testedlung, prostate, pancreatic, kidney and melanomaas well as a very favorable safety profile compared to...

FDA approves new treatment, Campath , humanized monoclonal antibody, for patients with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia

...et medical needs, said Mark Levin, chief executive officer of Millennium. I am very pleased that the result ...aid Richard L. Love, president and chief executive officer of ILEX. Monoclonal antibodies are powerful agents in the fight against cancer, and Campath is the ...

Scientists sequence genome of strep throat, scarlet fever bacterium

... Fran Rubin, Ph.D., a respiratory diseases program officer at NIAID. "This is one reason why sequencing this organism is so critical." Several million cases of strep throat and impetigo occur each year in the United States. In addition, in 1999 GAS infection led to 9,400 more serious illnesses such as toxic ...

Florida scientists find enzyme replacement restores muscle strength in mice with Pompe's disease

..." said John Crowley, president and chief executive officer of Novazyme and the father of two young children with acid maltase deficiency....

Allentown chemist wins national award for catalysis research

...s Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1970. He is an officer in the North American Catalysis Society as well as a member of the ACS fuel and petroleum divisions....

Completion of comprehensive index of human proteins to be presented at New York Academy Of Sciences

...York City. Dr. Leigh Anderson, chief scientific officer of LSBC's proteomics subsidiary, commented, "This first version of the Human Protein Index heralds a new era in the study of human anatomy begun in the 1400's. For the first time, scientists now have a meaningful way to relate the function of the br...

Antarctic remediation underway

...- which consisted of a biologist, an environmental officer for Antarctica New Zealand, and two environmental specialists employed by Raytheon Polar Services, of Englewood, Colo., NSF's Antarctic logistics contractor -- took photographs and soil samples at the site over an 18-day period. As the asse...

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