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NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology

... nanotechnology from the laboratory into promising diagnostics and therapies for cancer patients." The Bioengineering Research Partnership includes faculty from the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory; Emory's Winship Cancer Institute; and the Departments of Urology, Radiation ...

Peakadilly nv biopharmaceutical firm created

...l develop and market a new generation of molecular diagnostics - so-called protein bio-markers - using innovative...ations in oncology - operating at the interface of diagnostics and therapeutics. The product of innovative proteomics technology Proteins are responsible...

Cranfield collaborator receives multi million dollar financing

...d University has been at the forefront of diabetes diagnostics for over twenty years and created the current generation of home blood glucose testing devices used throughout the world. More recently, the University has been working with Pelikan Technologies in Palo Alto, USA to develop the ultimate painless and ...

Carnegie Mellon scientist develops way to deliver promising genetic tool into living cells

...holds considerable promise in genetic engineering, diagnostics and therapeutics. "Our results show that PNAs could be effectively delivered into mammalian cells without requiring delivery vehicles," said Danith Ly, an assistant professor of chemistry in the Mellon College of Science (MCS) at Carnegie Mellon. Ly ...

Idaho lab, Utah company achieve major milestone in hydrogen research

...am has worked for over 15 years to develop process diagnostics that are now being put to use to improve and develop thermally sprayed coatings for industry," Swank said. Thermal spray research team members include D.C. Haggard, Tim Hyde, Randy Bewley and Rich Williamson. Ceramatec has nearly three ...

INEEL honors five scientists as Laboratory Fellows

..., concurrent weld inspection, and machine sensing, diagnostics and control, among others. Smartt is an editorial board member for the International Journal of Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, and a key reader for the American Welding Society's Welding Journal in automation, sensing and control. ...

UCSD bioinformatics researcher studies tumor genome architectures with career award

...development and malignancy, and these may serve as diagnostics of tumor stages." Raphael's work in cancer genomics began in late 2002, when Colin Collins and Stas Volik, experimental biologists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Cancer Center, sought out Pevzner's group to do computational ana...

UGA partners with U of Pennsylvania for bio-defense and infectious disease research project

...hogens may accelerate development of new vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics. Also, scientists want immediate access to as much information as possible about a pathogen in the event of a sudden disease outbreak, Kissinger said. The UGA/Penn team plans to develop a database that links existing databases ...

Development of portable infectious disease detector

... far have been too expensive for the point-of-care diagnostics market. For their home fertility tester, Pria kept costs down by keeping their system as simple as possible. Instead of trying to squeeze everything onto a single chip, Pria designers started with a desktop diagnostic system and shrank it down into a...

Spit, and call me in the morning

...haling drugs. But, Cone, who works in the salivary diagnostics industry, has determined that just 30 minutes after exposure there is little chance of a false positive from passive inhalation. "Oral fluid testing certainly hasn't taken over the market, but it's making relatively large inroads," Cone said....

Breath may help diagnose infection

...that they have shown the concept of exhaled breath diagnostics to be viable, the next step is to move into human testing. Having determined in earlier studies that the early responses of cells to infection vary based on infectious agent, they hope to create cytokine profiles that will help identify specific dis...

Study of genomic DNA leads to new advances in cancer diagnostics

...ssay, which is similar to methods commonly used in diagnostics laboratories (such as Pap smears), could be applied to such a purpose. The authors also used flow cytometry to characterize melanomas of varying invasiveness. Further study will be required to determine the specificity and sensitivity of these meth...

Gene variations explain drug dose required to control seizures

...ed in the clinic to assess whether pharmacogenetic diagnostics can improve dosing decisions, he added. In particu...s to evaluate other conditions in which gene-based diagnostics might help determine the optimum dosage of particular therapies for particular patients, Goldstein s...

$3 million donation accelerates TGen breast cancer research

...s to move discoveries from the laboratory into new diagnostics and treatments. I hope that the process of shrinki... identify molecules that will be targets for novel diagnostics and therapeutics in breast cancer, a goal in line with TGen's vision of personalized disease managem...

International gathering of scientists looks toward future of cancer research

...ance; COX2/NSAIDs for chemoprevention; targets for diagnostics and therapies; predicting risk, treatment and outcome based on genetic variables; drug and supplements that lower risk; latest on diet and risk. Symposia and Forums: covering a diverse range of timely and central topics of critical interest to the b...

Microscopes at microscopic size

...the potential to make a real difference in medical diagnostics and drug development." The research is being carried out at the Wales College of Medicine and involves researchers at Cardiff University, University of Bangor, the Gray Cancer Institute in London and collaboration with the University of Warwick and l...

Respiratory syncytial virus poses a significant threat to elderly

...ase. Diagnosis was confirmed by culture, molecular diagnostics or serologic test. A total of 2,514 illnesses were evaluated. The impact of RSV infection on both the healthy elderly and the high-risk group was significant. RSV infection, for example, accounted for 10.6 percent of hospitalizations for pneumonia du...

VIB top scientist receives major research grant & VIB presents 2004 results

... new social and industrial applications, including diagnostics and medicines. In order to achieve these goals, VIB protects its discoveries via patents. In 2004, VIB submitted 23 patent applications and entered into over 50 collaborative agreements with business and industry. Also in 2004, VIB's basic research ...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, May 2005

...Jim Gord of Wright Labs, will focus on laser-based diagnostics for combustion and fuel studies. A primary purpose of the annual event is to further the development of the aerospace instrumentation that plays a critical role in monitoring systems in flight. ORNL will have more than a dozen speakers at the confere...

Drug lowers inflammatory markers associated with risk for heart attack

... are to the promised destination of a genome-based diagnostics and therapeutics for MI and stroke remains uncertain. This phase 2 pharmacogenetic trial and its implications must be interpreted with the same degree of caution as with any newly proposed risk factor. Continued research is warranted to replicate the...

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(Date:10/29/2014)... have been blamed for increasing the risk of ... family history of schizophrenia, are widely accepted. Others, ... a parasite transmitted by soil, undercooked meat and ... A new study by Gary Smith, professor of ... Pennsylvania,s School of Veterinary Medicine, used epidemiological modeling ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... number of chemicals from household and industrial products are ... bodies. But for most of them, scientists have yet ... taken the first step toward doing that by estimating ... new method is published in the ACS journal ... and colleagues note that the risks to human health ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... on September 19, 2014, leading geneticist and humanitarian Prof. ... Sciences and Medicine at the University of Washington in ... Aviv University, was awarded the 2014 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement ... honorary degree from TAU, Prof. King was the 2012-2013 ... for the past 18 years she has been the ...
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