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Profiling prostate cancer

...cific oncogenic alterations. Used together, these tools still have only limited classification capability. Recent studies utilizing cDNA microarray technology have indicated that specific genetic markers may be useful as potential prostate cancer markers. In the March 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical...

JCI table of contents, 15 March 2004

...cific oncogenic alterations. Used together, these tools still have only limited classification capability. Recent studies utilizing cDNA microarray technology have indicated that specific genetic markers may be useful as potential prostate cancer markers. In the March 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical...

Pittsburgh NMR Center for Biomedical Research at Carnegie Mellon

... diseased brain tissues with MRM. These analytical tools will unambiguously discriminate between nerve dest...ding tissue and organ function and to making these tools available to the greater biomedical research community. Established in 1986 and funded continuously ...

Research to create lung-cancer blood tests receives $3.4M in Pennsylvania tobacco settlement funds

...pproach primarily applying the recently developed tools of proteomics and genomics to find proteins and g...ct. "Our aim is to develop powerful new diagnostic tools that should help save lives through earlier cancer detection." The announcement of the grant wa...

Gene variants may increase susceptibility to type 2 diabetes

...utstanding example of how scientists are using the tools of modern biology to understand the causes of our nation's most common--and most devastating--diseases," said Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). "As researchers continue to build upon the foundation laid by th...

Researchers discover 1.2 million new genes in Sargasso Sea microbes

... of sophisticated computer simulation and modeling tools to understand biological systems. Thus, the Genomics: GTL program will also depend on the department's leadership in high performance computing to build the computational infrastructure needed for the new biology of Genomics: GTL. While we know t...

Power plants, other industry could offer contracts to farmers in helping reduce carbon emissions

...riculture. The consortium is currently developing tools and information to implement carbon sequestration programs. The group met with industry and government representatives to discuss the possibilities. The meeting was held at the George Bush Presidential Library Conference Center in College Station ear...

Rensselaer awarded $2.7 million NIH grant to improve drug development process

...ute a $2.7 million, four-year grant to develop new tools for drug discovery. The grant, awarded in partner...Dordick said. "Our goal is to develop a key set of tools to synthesize and screen promising compounds rapidly, and identify those most suitable for further d...

Envisat concludes a busy second year in orbit

...nuous improvement. The products represent valuable tools for researchers and service providers requiring knowledge about the current state of our planet. Seeing more of the world One major development since Envisat's first year occurred last spring when ESA's Artemis telecommunication satellite finall...

U Iowa study identifies damaging mechanism in transplants and heart attacks

...nce you understand the process, those gene therapy tools become potential therapeutic tools," Engelhardt added. "This research has led to a better understanding of the disease process that occurs following ischemic/ reperfusion injury and a better understanding will allow us to potentially prevent or treat...

International critical care doctors release first-ever guidelines for sepsis

...delines Committee. "We are pleased to offer these tools to clinicians in critical care, and hope they are put into practice now against one of the most deadly enemies our profession faces every day." The guidelines, in addition to today's presentation, will also appear in the March issues of both Critical...

ESA prepares mission to search for life on Mars

...sive scientific package ever to land on Mars, with tools that can extract, handle and analyse samples of Martian soil. The instrument mass of this payload is anticipated to be around 40 kg. Its unique capability to obtain underground samples at depths of up to two metres will provide an excellent opportun...

Experimental Biology 2004 - Translating the Genome

...ation with scientists armed with the viewpoint and tools of entirely different disciplines. Basic scientists who spend their days in the laboratory and clinical researchers who work with patients are able to share information and insights into a specific disease process that enthralls them both, but from ...

Green Foundation, Trust gives $12.8 million for UT Southwestern comprehensive research center

...h, Dr. Gilman said scientists must have the latest tools in computer science, engineering and imaging technology, and the Green Comprehensive Center will greatly enhance UT Southwestern's capacities in this respect. Dr. Kern Wildenthal, president of UT Southwestern, said the gift will provide new avenues...

Schering-Plough scientists identify protein essential for cholesterol absorption from intestine

...rt Center in Houston. Bioinformatics and genomics tools supported finding Led by Michael Graziano, Ph.D., senior director, Cardiovascular/Metabolic Discovery Research, and senior author on the research paper, Schering-Plough scientists identified NPC1L1 after years of studying specific intestinal cells, ...

Fair to showcase innovations in natural resources, forestry

...eed invasion. Scientists will provide information, tools and techniques to attendees by using computer simulations or photographic or video descriptions or by interacting with an innovation itself. Scientists and developers are available to discuss their innovations and offer free publications, guides and...

Federal grant supports advances in infant heart disease at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

...eticists. "We are aiming to ultimately develop new tools such as gene-based diagnoses of congenital heart disease, gene therapy for congenital heart disease, and improved biologically-based materials for heart surgery, such as heart valves," said Dr. Levy. The SCCOR program at Children's Hospital will e...

Models help estimate children's exposure to toxins

... old days, researchers were limited by observation tools at their disposal,'' Leckie said. ''They would wat...ment. ''As good as our statistical and computation tools are, we still need a robust dataset,'' Leckie said....

Athletics, genetic enhancement and ethics

...th the expected "off-label" application of genetic tools in athletic settings outside the reach of review and regulatory bodies. Pressure for effective and less detectable methods for altering athletic physiology from groups within the lucrative, high-profile world of competitive athletics could spur such ...

Computer scientists develop tool for mining genomic data

...'What we're developing is a suite of computational tools that take reams of data and automatically extract ... among the candidate genes. Koller's computational tools will make this scheme less formidable by providing scientists with targeted hypotheses in the form o...

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