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Researchers make surprise discovery that some neurons can transmit three signals at once

...ause of these disorders and help to identify novel approaches for prevention and treatment. Further study could have particular implications for dyslexia and tinnitus often referred to as ringing in the ears which can be caused by abnormal inhibitory signaling within the auditory system, a region of the brain...

JCI table of contents, April 1, 2005

...ary and sexual functions. Thus, novel therapeutic approaches are needed. In a study appearing online on March 10 in advance of publication in the April 1 print edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Takeshi Yuasa and colleagues from Kyoto University hospital use small interfering RNA (siRNA) techno...

International physiologists mark post-genomic resurgence March 31-April 5 in San Diego

...d Chien: "The IUPS program will foster integrative approaches from genes/molecules to cells/tissues to organs/systems, and from physiological research to medical application, with the ultimate goal of enhancing the health and well-being of people." The IUPS Congress "represents an opportunity for scientists fro...

Blocking PLK-1 to beat bladder cancer

...ary and sexual functions. Thus, novel therapeutic approaches are needed. In a study appearing online on March 10 in advance of publication in the April 1 print edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Takeshi Yuasa and colleagues from Kyoto University hospital use small interfering RNA (siRNA) techno...

NIH holds conference to assess evidence on management of menopauserelated symptoms

...s identified a number of hormonal and non-hormonal approaches that show promise for managing menopause-related symptoms. A careful examination of these strategies for symptom management is urgently needed to provide women and their health care providers with options that will best control their symptoms and res...

UCLA launches $20 million stem cell institute to investigate HIV, cancer and neurological disorders

...us blocks stem cell function, as well as stem cell approaches to combating HIV disease. One potential therapeuti... isolation, microarrays and shape encoded particle approaches for gene expression analysis, proteomics using advanced mass spectroscopy, large-scale computational...

Pall prion removal technology presented to FDA blood products advisory committee

...untries but must seriously consider new and better approaches to prevent this devastating problem from escalating here," added Dr. Cervia. "Combined filtration of leukocytes and prions is a cost efficient approach to mitigate potential exposure and it can be easily integrated with current blood handling logisti...

Carnegie Mellon scientists develop tool that uses MRI to visualize gene expression in living animals

...ody or don't provide high-resolution images. Other approaches using MRI are not practical for a wide range of applications. Ahrens and his colleagues constructed a gene carrier, or vector, that contained a gene for the MRI reporter. They used a widely studied vector called a replication-defective adenovirus th...

HHMI taps two Long Island researchers as among the nation's most promising scientists

...ss the power of RNA interference for finding novel approaches to treating human cancer. (For more about Hannon's research, see the links provided below.) Bruce Stillman, president of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, said, "The appointment of Hannon and Lowe continues the tradition of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory...

Mitsubishi offsets carbon footprint through investment in Madagascar's rain forest

...op sustainable activities that provide alternative approaches to slash and burn agriculture, and demonstrate a viable market for some of the forest's ecosystem services. "The Expo is very meaningful, however, it is inevitable that big events like these produce additional greenhouse gas emissions. Thus, offsetti...

Monsanto fund awards $3.7 million to Washington University for school science van program

... its content. The studio will also explore several approaches to the design of the curricular materials, which will be an important form of communication between the program and teachers. "This project is a perfect fit for our skills in visual information design, as well as in brand development," said Scott G...

Gene variations explain drug dose required to control seizures

... the higher dose." Before any such pharmacogenetic approaches can be put into practice, they must be explicitly evaluated for clinical utility in improving patient outcomes, Goldstein said. The new findings provide a direction for a dosing scheme that could be tested in the clinic to assess whether pharmacogene...

Institute of Medicine advisory: Spinal cord injury treatment

...ne of the National Academies, identifies promising approaches and strategies to accelerate the development of cures for spinal cord injuries. The report also recommends ways to ensure that new discoveries in neurobiological research are efficiently and effectively translated into actual patient treatment. Adv...

Separate genes influence speed, accuracy in decoding written words in dyslexia

...nd Wijsman said they used three different analytic approaches to search for genetic influences affecting how fas...sfully treated. A set of specialized instructional approaches developed at the UW not only helped dyslexic children improve their reading skills, but also showed ...

Europe faces brain drain and declining patient care unless cancer research funding is doubled

...of cancer research across Europe through practical approaches to a wide range of issues."...

JCI table of contents April 1, 2005

...m such studies will come the inspiration and novel approaches necessary to develop therapeutic tools to abate disease and improve the quality of life of our patients." TITLE: Systemic lupus erythematosus serum IgG increases CREM binding to the IL-2 promoter and suppresses IL-2 production through CaMKIV AUTHOR C...

Two Columbia neuroscientists named Howard Hughes investigators

... "This will allow me to further deepen the genetic approaches we have initiated in the past, but now on a larger scale. Furthermore, we will expand our neuronal cell fate analysis to other parts of the nervous system." Dr. Rafael Yuste is an associate professor of biological sciences at Columbia University's Mo...

How lupus T cells lose IL-2

...m such studies will come the inspiration and novel approaches necessary to develop therapeutic tools to abate disease and improve the quality of life of our patients."...

Automated imaging screen reveals promising drug candidates

... that combines advanced imaging and bioinformatics approaches to classify cells according to small-molecule-induced changes in cell size, shape, and structure (morphology). Their analysis identified a novel compound with promising potential as an anticancer agent. From the library of screened compounds, Shokat ...

U. Iowa researchers improve Huntington's disease symptoms in mice

...at characterize this disease. "Many of the current approaches aimed at treating HD are indirect and target the symptoms of the disease. RNA interference gives us the first opportunity to attack the fundamental problem and reduce protein expression from the disease gene," said Beverly L. Davidson, Ph.D., the Roy...

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