Tag: "professor" at biology news
UF Researchers Investigate Phenomenon Of Seizure-Alert Dogs
...ogs have this ability," said Roger Reep, associate professor
of physiological sciences at UF's College of Veter... his colleagues, Paul Davenport, also an associate professor
of physiological sciences, canine information specialist/trainer Deb Dalziel and neurologist Basim U...
Researchers Construct Genetic Map For Dogs
...ch as these," said Gustavo Aguirre, V.M.D., Ph.D., professor
of ophthalmology and director of the Center for Ca...rk that she had initiated with Jasper Rine, Ph.D., professor
of genetics, department of molecular and cell biology, University of California, Berkeley. Collabora...
Skull Of Refrigerator-Size Ancient Armadillo Finds A Home At UF
...tives, he said. Richard Hulbert, a geology professor
at Georgia Southern College who saw the skull at the museum several months ago, said, "It was evident that it was much more complete than any we've previously had of these species. It certainly will be important for studying how these animals lived a...
Green Tea Ingredient Can Kill Cancer Cells
...affecting the normal cells," said Hasan Mukhtar, a professor
of dermatology at CWRU and senior author of the paper. The polyphenol broke the DNA of the cancer cells into fragments, a characteristic of apoptosis. "The killing of cancer cells and the sparing of normal cells is very interesting because apoptosis...
Peptic Ulcer Treatment Improves Health, Saves Money
...y team, led by A. Mark Fendrick , M.D., assistant professor
of internal medicine at U-M, used a computer simulation of ulcer patients to compare the clinical and economic outcomes for subjects divided into two treatment groups. One group received medication to immediately eradicate the H. pylori bacteria. ...
Remote Cloud Observatory Tracks El Niño Changes
...ded to last a decade,"says Dr. Thomas P. Ackerman, professor
of meteorology at Penn State. "The timingwas near-perfect, we got measurements before El Niño, now we are gettingmeasurements during El Niño, and I hope we will get measurements after itpasses." The observing station is part of...
Widespread Genus Of Monkeys Gives Up Genealogical Secrets To Columbia Researchers
...onducted the genetic analysis, and Don J. Melnick, professor
of anthropology and biological sciences and director of the Center, who gatheredmost of the field specimens for genetic analysis over a period of 20 years andworked with Dr. Morales to interpret the results. Because it shows how and where ma...
Human Breast Milk Contains Obesity Hormone
...nd heart disease. Karen Houseknecht, assistant professor
of animal science at Purdue and adjunct assistant professor
of endocrinology and metabolism at the Indiana University School of Medicine, is interested in the r...
Regulator Of Fat Thermostat Found
...medicine, and by John W. Newcomer, M.D., assistant professor
ofpsychiatry and of psychology, oral administration of a steroid hormone for fourdays doubled the amount of circulating leptin in 52 patients. Levels of leptin,a product of fat cells, climbed even higher in obese subjects. The results werepublished i...
Virologists Track New Influenza Threat
... Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a virology professor
in the School of Veterinary Medicine, will travel to Hong Kong in early January to identify the source of the virus, a type found commonly in birds. Finding the virus in animals is ...
Colon Cancer Linked To Genes, Not Lifestyle
... Primate Research Center and adjunct professor
of pathology and laboratory medicine. "Yet the monkeys still get many of the same geriatric diseases people get." From 1980 to 1994, Uno compiled autopsy data from 175 mon...
Pitt Researchers Construct Novel Delivery System For Gene Therapy Of Liver Disorders
...yoccurring lipoprotein," stated Leaf Huang, Ph.D., professor
of pharmacology atthe University of Pittsburgh. Typically, lipoproteins pick up fat and take itto the liver where it is released and processed. "In our studies, we placed genes into the RCR structures instead of fatand found that th...
New Molecular Switch Is The Key That Unlocks DNA Repair
...ow, molecular geneticist Richard Fishel, Ph.D., professor
of microbiology and immunology, along with colleagues Scott Gradia and Samir Acharya, Ph.D., at the Kimmel Cancer Center and Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have uncovered a new molecular switch by...
Ancient Greek Text Shows Musical View Of Pregnancy According To Translation By University Of Cincinnati Professor
...he first time by University of Cincinnatiassociate professor
of classics Holt Parker demonstrates onceagain how little ancient Greeks knew about pregnancy. Today, knowledge about conception and birth is so advanced,we're accustomed to test-tube babies, multiple births like theMcCaughey septuplets and surrogate...
Increased Amount Of Enzyme In Brain May Be Marker Of Alzheimer's Disease
...r Professor of Psychiatry andBehavioral Science, a professor
of neurology and the director of the behavioraland...L. Guillozet and John F.Smiley, research assistant professor
of neurology, Northwestern UniversityMedical School, and D.C. Mash, department of neurology, Univers...
Researchers Discover New Genetic Risk For Alzheimer's Disease
...ishresearchers, led by Fernando Valdivieso, Ph.D., professor
and chair of molecularbiology at the University of Madrid. The two groups studied individuals withAlzheimer's disease and compared them with individuals of the same age who didnot have Alzheimer's disease. In both the American and the Spanis...
Gene Therapy Trial Takes Aim At Deadly Brain Cancer
.... Neurosurgeon David Andrews, M.D., associate professor
of neurosurgery, and his colleagues have already treated three patients, and are hoping to recruit several more. Glioblastoma multiforme afflicts approximately 6,500 people a year in the United States, and is the most common and deadli...
Cellular Engineers Design Custom Cell Surfaces Able To Adhere To Synthetic Materials
...terials Sciences Division, as well as an assistant professor
of chemistryat the University of California at Berkeley. "We have begun to understand thebio-organic chemistry of cells well enough to treat cells like complex machines-- to really do cellular engineering." All cell surfaces are decorated wi...
'Suicide Response' Gives Colorado State Researchers Important Clues On Preventing Bacterial Invasion In Crops Worldwide
...ru, a lead researcher on the project and associate professor
ofbioagricultural sciences and pest management at ...ral sciences and pest management;and Nora Lapitan, professor
of soil and crop sciences....
Chlamydia Vaccine Developed At UMass
...ine has been granted based on work by microbiology professor
A. Bruce MacDonald, who died last September, and his colleague, Elizabeth Stuart, a lecturer in microbiology. The work was done in conjunction with Judith Whittum-Hudson, an immunologist at Johns Hopkins University, and William Mark Saltzman, a chemi...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10