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Children's Hospital Oakland, Calif.'s new iron regulation discovery

... The study, featured in the December issue of Science, contains some significant surprises about the structure and prote...

Children's Hospital Oakland's new maternal diet study

November 13, 2006 - Oakland, CA- A new study by scientists at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) is the first to show that a mother's diet during pregnancy influences the health of her grandchildren by changing the behavior of a specific gene. The study was conducted using mice of an unique strain called "viable yellow agouti" also known as Avy in scientific terms. These mice...

Children's Hospital and Research Center-Oakland presents a new maternal diet study

November 13, 2006 - Oakland, CA A new study by scientists at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) is the first to show that a mother's diet during pregnancy influences the health of her grandchildren by changing the behavior of a specific gene. The study was conducted using mice of an unique strain called "viable yellow agouti" also known as Avy in scientific terms. These mice...

Children's Hospital Oakland scientist awarded seat on national scientific review board

Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute's Deborah Dean, M.D., M.P.H., has accepted an invitation to play a crucial role in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) peer review process. She will serve as a regular member of the Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Health, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions Study Section, Center for Scientific Review. "It is a great honor to serve on this most di...

Children's Hospital Oakland Int'l thalassemia collaboration

Oakland, CA Children's Hospital Oakland, a world recognized center for treatment and research of thalassemia, has formed an international network treating patients throughout the world. Thalassemia is the world's most common genetic blood disorder and it is rapidly increasing. Seven percent of the world's population are carriers, and 400,000 affected babies are born each year. The World Healt...

Children's Hospital & Research Ctr. at Oakland's DNA library helps to map the sex chromosome

March, 17, 2005- Oakland, CA.- Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland's DNA library was used to duplicate strands of DNA for an international team of scientists to generate the most complete analysis of the X chromosome. The landmark study is published in the March 17th issue of Nature. The human X chromosome is the most important chromosome for scientists to understand because the X ch...

Bayer donates equipment to Children's Hospital, Oakland for infectious disease research

Oakland, CA March 16, 2005-- The Berkeley, CA division of Bayer Biological Products (BP), a division of Bayer HealthCare, has donated several sophisticated laboratory instrumentation devices valued at more than $100,000 to enhance infectious disease research at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland's research center known as Children's Hospital Research Institute (CHORI). ...... House...
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