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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored

...l skin cancer. Following this work, he developed a panel of biomarkers of skin carcinogenesis, including proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA), p53, polyamine levels, and apoptosis. Together with his research group, the Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer Program Project, he developed topically administered...

Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise

...search programs exploring areas deemed timely by a panel of statewide practitioners and college faculty members. "Research is a major priority for our college of veterinary medicine," said VMRCVM Dean Gerhardt Schurig, who became the third dean in the college's history in June 2004. "Veterinary research...

Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board

...autics, is the chair of the 20-person, blue-ribbon panel to study whether to prolong the mission of the Hubble Space Telescope. NASA has twice recognized Lanzerotti's contributions to science with the agency's Distinguished Scientific Achievement Medal. He has also received the NASA Distinguished Public S...

Wildlife Conservation Society hosts public symposium on human-wildlife diseases

...k in the western U.S and Canada. The distinguished panel will address a variety of issues from developing new approaches to help prevent the spread of diseases, to addressing threats to the global food supply from new and emerging pathogens. Experts from conservation biology, policy and law will also be o...

Keep genome data freely accessible

...ch . . . has served science and society well", the panel argues, accelerating research and speeding the "life-saving benefits" of that research'. The editorial concludes: 'But beyond the practical, open-access policies of the genome database repositories serve another purpose. One that might, in the long r...

March of Dimes statement on newborn screening report

...the field of newborn screening, defining a uniform panel for newborn screening, and providing a policy framework for the states. We support the recommendations in this report and we urge the Secretary of Health and Human Services to accept them as a national standard for newborn screening. Based on th...

AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform

WAHINGTON DC -- A panel of top experts on electiontechnology and administr... weekend conferenceconvened by AAAS, the 18-member panel concludedthat research into new voting technology and thebehavior of voters, election officials and ...

DuPont scientist named one of the world's top young innovators by MIT's 'Technology Review' Magazine

...ate. The editors of Technology Review and an elite panel of judges chose 100 individuals (the "TR100") unde...etrucci-Samija, Dr. Chowdhry will participate in a panel discussion titled, "From Lab to Market: Where Technology is Headed - The Research Director's Point o...

Charting the future in prostate cancer care: A call to action

... leading prostate cancer experts. A distinguished panel will present the major findings of the Report and its authors' calls to action to address the urgent need to improve the management of prostate cancer and accelerate the development of better treatments and a cure. The PCF will also debut a public s...

Chernobyl study: Risk of thyroid cancer rises with radiation dose

...f thyroid cancer were confirmed independently by a panel of expert pathologists, and the study focused on people exposed as young children and adolescents, a group that is likely to be most susceptible to the effects of radiation exposure to the thyroid gland. Limitations of the study included its small sa...

Highlights of American Chemical Society national meeting in Philadelphia, Aug. 22-26

...esday, Aug. 25, 1:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m., followed by a panel discussion at 4:25 p.m., Loews, Commonwealth B; ENVR 268-274 , Wednesday, Aug. 25, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall D, Poster session; ENVR 283-291 , Thursday, Aug. 26, 8:00 a.m.-noon., Loews, Commonwealth B; ENVR 307-314 ...

APS showcases 46 historic breakthrough research articles

... laboratory tests for physicians. A blue-ribbon panel of physiologists, led by Hershel Raff of the APS Publications Committee was assembled to select these landmark articles. Once chosen, APS commissioned eminent scientists with specialized experience in the field to write essays about a given classic ...

Anticancer drug zebularine specifically targets tumor cells

...Denmark--looked at the effects zebularine had on a panel of seven different human tumor cell lines, and compared them to its effects on four different cell lines of normal human fibroblasts, which are cells that produce collagen fibers and retain an ability to differentiate and grow. The difference between...

Hopkins scientists use blood proteins to detect ovarian cancer

...ing behind their selection, and hope to expand the panel of markers to catch as many variations in ovarian ...ill search for more proteins to add to the current panel of markers. Additional research participants included Robert Bast Jr. and Yinhua Yu from the M.D. An...

Near-zero-energy buildings blessing to owners, environment

...velope construction, advanced structural insulated panel systems, insulated precast concrete walls, a heat pump water heater, geothermal systems, grid-connected solar photovoltaic, adaptive mechanical ventilation, cool roof and wall coatings with infrared reflective pigments and solar integrated raised met...

Dispute over life in Antarctic lake

...06-2007. Ignoring a proposal from an international panel to drill a new, cleaner hole through the ice and enter the lake using a self-sterilising "cryobot", the Russians plan to enter the lake from the existing, highly contaminated drill hole. They calculate that high pressure in the lake will prevent dril...

8 environmental stewards win $900,000 in biodiversity awards

... Foundation of New York City, with the advice of a panel of advisers. This year, for the first time, two of the winners were designated Biodiversity Emerging Leaders for their "early achievements and creative excellence in solving problems relevant to biodiversity. . ." They will receive awards of US$90,00...

Ecologist calls for creation of an international panel to assess human behavior

...in with social scientists to form an international panel that will discuss and recommend changes in the way...n to reduce those threats. The conclusions of that panel are based on state-of-the-art science, somewhat filtered by political considerations, Ehrlich said. ...

Symposium to tackle questions of genetic engineering and biodiversity

...es, wildlife and conservation biology). The panel will cover such topics as the use of invasion biology theory to inform risk assessments, engineering mosquitoes to combat malaria, and utilizing an international biosafety protocol to mitigate GEO risks to biodiversity. Oberhauser, an expert on monar...

Researchers discuss revised Food Guide Pyramid and what it will mean for the food industry

...the forum attended by over 140 audience members, a panel of experts discussed the latest information regard...ations, the audience had an opportunity to ask the panel members questions and participate in lively discussion about the Food Guide Pyramid revisions and is...

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