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Doernbecher Children's Hospital scientist earns coveted Javits award

...s arms and legsand weak torso muscles; as well as, intellectual challenges, includingthinking, reasoning, remembering, imagining or learning words. Premature birth is the leading cause of cerebral palsy, explains Back,and in the United States, a child who will develop CP is born every 30minutes. In addition, he...

Neurosciences and music meet in Montreal

...h, the relationship between the study of music and intellectual abilities in children, musical abilities in behavioural disorders and genetic syndromes, music perception in cochlear implant patients, dystonias in musicians, the effectiveness of music as a means to reduce the perception of pain, and music rehabili...

Geisinger scientist seeks cure for Lou Gehrig's disease, creating device to find treatment

...es innovative ideas, licenses and brings to market intellectual property, develops business plans, and catalyzes growth of for-profit companies. Gerhards work fits perfectly into Geisinger Ventures mission, says director Bryan Allinson. Ventures-worthy ideas generally are focused on a better way to use a device...

Research teams uncover risk genes for multiple sclerosis

...ombine the potential of both repositories with the intellectual and financial resources of previously competing research teams that they were able to make the connections represented in these studies. For studying these complex genetic diseases, where were looking at many genes contributing and each one contr...

UC Davis is partner in new $125 million federal bioenergy research center

...an berealized. "The DOE JBEI will be a center of intellectual thought and provideenergy research leadership designed to meet its program objectivesquickly and effectively," said Graham Fleming, deputy director ofBerkeley Lab. Bioenergy at UC Davis UC Davis has a long history of research on the development...

NSF funding to advance research on interplay between biology and society

...pondence is a primary source for understanding the intellectual revolution in which he was the central figure. Because a central goal of the project is to disseminate Darwin's letters and associated materials as widely as possible, the researchers will maintain a large online data base and provide materials for t...

Michael R. Zalutsky receives SNM's 2007 Paul C. Aebersold Award

...uclear medicine community recognizes Dr. Zalutskys intellectual capital, national reputation and prominent role in advancing significant contributions to medical scienceespecially in using molecular targeting to combat cancer," said SNM President Martin P. Sandler. "He has made many contributions to both the basi...

Science academies issue statements on energy efficiency, innovation

...innovation, and to simplify and enforce a balanced intellectual property regime. ...

Fly and worm models to teach researchers about human biology and medicine

... data, the teams will worktogether to maximize the intellectual discussions and quality of dataanalysis. The modENCODE grant recipients, the focus of their researchand their approximate funding levels are: SUSAN CELNIKER, PH.D., LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY, UNIVERSITYOF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY -- "D. mel...

New Arizona alliance aims to boost technologies for medical diagnostics and human health

...tise. "AZPA facilitates access to technical and intellectual resources that are rarely surpassed within the U.S.... Arizona will also benefit from the discoveries, intellectual property and commercial enterprises anticipated from this research," said Mobley. The effort buil...

Double honor recognises world-class science and spin-out success

...p medicines and medical products and protect their intellectual property. The award sees the company and its complete range of services recognized as one of the UKs most innovative during 2007. The services include nanoscreening technology for predicting the ease of development of a new medicine, a deformulati...

Lead-'scrubbing' drug may also improve muscle function in lead-exposed children

...els. Lead is known to be associated with decreased intellectual capabilities and balance disorders among infants, children and teens....

Cortex area thinner in youth with Alzheimer's-related gene

...isease-related change, as it did not affect youths intellectual ability. Only long-term brain imaging studies of healthy aging adults will confirm whether this anatomical signature detectible in childhood predisposes for Alzheimers." It was already known that adults destined to develop Alzheimers disease te...

Clemson bioengineer gets national boost

...of Clemson's biomedical sciences and biotechnology intellectual property. "We are always looking at opportunities to commercialize our technology and transition it from the laboratory into the operating room. The technology transfer process includes companies willing to step forward to develop procedures and...

India's biotech industry emerging as world innovator, collaborator, competitor

...ot products, the paper says. Revisions to Indias intellectual property regime, effective Jan. 1, 2005, offering patent protection for products as well as processes, have encourged innovative domestic private sector research programs, the researchers found. In general, Indian firms are at a relatively early ...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- March 21, 2007

...truments new keys to open new doors and enormous intellectual capital to provide answers to questions that have puzzled and perplexed humanity for centuries. We are at a wonderful time for chemistry, Whitesides says. It is, I believe, in the position of physics in the 1910s, just before quantum mechanics made...

San Diego stem cell consortium tops in state funding

... in March 2006 as a nonprofit entity, marshals the intellectual resources of four world leaders in life sciences research, bringing scientists from each institution together to conduct joint research and training programs in stem cell research. In the most recent funding round announced Friday, the SDCRM institut...

UT Southwestern leaders to receive national award for medical research accomplishments

...cribed medications in the world. Dr. Seldin, an intellectual cornerstone of UT Southwestern Medical School since the 1950s and chairman of internal medicine from 1952 to 1988, built a department recognized as one of the best in the country. His encyclopedic grasp of medicine and creative energy established a c...

Severe mental retardation gene mutation identified

...ion, but it is also defining the genes involved in intellectual development. "If you find genes that are abnormal...fied genes are involved in the formation of normal intellectual processing as well," concludes Dr. Raymond. Now that a posttranslational modification enzyme has ...

Gene hunters, patent prospectors leave indigenous communities in Pacific feeling besieged, betrayed

...ivet regarding the latest genetic technologies and intellectual patent law has made the region a major target for ...l to patent and license the Hawaiian genome as the intellectual property of the Hawaiian people was also rejected even though it might be worth hundreds of millions...

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