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Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
... Kimmel. "But it has become clear that progress in medicine
is a dynamic, multi-faceted process. The conventional divisions within biomedical research may hamper the pace of scientific discovery and ultimately, deliverable benefits to patients. This problem is particularly relevant in our understanding of the...
New Stanford center probes nanoscale material
...nces in manufacturing, biotechnology, electronics, medicine
and more, nanotechnology may account for a $1 trillion annual market and employ 2 million people within 10 to 15 years, according to an NSF report. "There's a huge effort in this country in nanoscale research, but we don't have the tools," Moler said...
Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award
... Pavlov made many contributions to physiology and medicine
and was key in recognizing the important link between the two. According to Gerard P. Smith in his article "Pavlov and integrative physiology," (American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, September 2000), Pavl...
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...t these findings suggest a mismatch between family medicine
and current approaches to quality assessment, guideline implementation, education, research, administration and funding. Future work in these areas, they assert, needs to address the primary care physician's task of prioritizing and integrating care ...
Most promising clinical uses for stem cells from fat agreed on by international society
...for Vascular Biology and Medicine and professor of medicine
at the Indiana University School of Medicine. ...
Is Interleukin-6 the 'holy grail' of exercise mediation?
...or." Bente Karlund Pedersen, professor of internal medicine
at Rigshospitalet and leader of the Muscle Center at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and her team are part of that search. They found a cytokine, Interleukin-6, which is produced by contracting muscles and released into the blood, and demonstr...
Bugs in the gut could play key role in understanding human disease and drug toxicity
...hese interactions as will extend human biology and medicine
well beyond the human genome and help elucidate no... is likely to be crucial in realising personalised medicine
and healthcare in the future."...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
... at this issue at all, while social work, nursing, medicine
and public health haven't looked at it together," says Ransom, an associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the U-M Medical School and of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health. Ransom is principal investigator on this ...
Research into the sense of touch in worms wins Eppendorf/Science Prize
...f Synaptic Specificity." Dr. Shen studied clinical medicine
at Tongji Medical University of China. After graduating in 1994, he joined the graduate program at Duke University. Following receiving his Ph.D. in 1999, he pursued postdoctoral work in Dr. Cornelia Bargmann's lab at the University of California Sa...
Ancient Chinese folk remedy packs anti-cancer punch
...s derived from a substance used in ancient Chinese medicine
will be developed for potential use in humans, the University of Washington announced today. The UW TechTransfer Office has signed a licensing agreement with Chongqing Holley Holdings, a Chinese company, and Holley Pharmaceuticals, its U.S. subsidiar...
Scientists identify new cause of obesity
... Christian Vaisse, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine
at UCSF, have revealed that mutations that impair ...aid Bruce Conklin, MD, UCSF associate professor of medicine
and also of cellular and molecular pharmacology, and an investigator at the Gladstone Institute. Con...
UT Southwestern researchers uncover process for sugar-induced fat formation
...Dr. Bonnie Miller, assistant professor of internal medicine
and co-author of the study, collected liver cells ...nd Dr. Jay Horton, associate professor of internal medicine
and molecular genetics. Dr. Seiji Ishii, former postdoctoral fellow, and Dr. Iizuka contributed to t...
Peakadilly nv biopharmaceutical firm created
...s will also be able to verify whether a particular medicine
will work for certain patients. Peakadilly will be led by Koen Kas, who has been closely involved in the development of the technology platform. Health care tailored to the patient Today, it takes an average of 800 million euro and about 12 years ...
Medical geneticists elected to Institute of Medicine
...demies, one of the highest honors in the fields of medicine
and health, it was announced today. NHGRI Deput...ncluded co-editing a series of articles on genomic medicine
for The New England Journal of Medicine, and co-founding a group called Genetic Resources on the Web...
High fiber intake reduces estrogen levels in Latina women, according to researchers
...nderson and Malcolm Pike, professors of preventive medicine
at the Keck School of Medicine of USC--looked at blood hormone levels of 252 Latina women participating in the Multiethnic Cohort Study in relation to dietary intakes. Dietary fiber intake was quantified in two ways: (1) from a food frequency questi...
Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine
...s for others through their steadfast dedication to medicine
and science. We are extremely pleased that their accomplishments have been recognized by their colleagues." Dr. Hobbs also directs the Donald W. Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at UT Southwestern and is leading the Dallas Heart S...
Experimental lupus drug may also work against atherosclerosis
...disability.Mishra, assistant professor of internal medicine
rheumatology, and his colleagues tested TSA on experimental mice that were bred to lack a significant natural protection against atherosclerosis. For 12 weeks, these mice were fed a diet that was both high in cholesterol and in which 10 percent of c...
To save dolphin's dorsal fin experts combine medical technology and teamwork
...to apply the latest advances in human regenerative medicine
in an attempt to restore a bottlenose dolphin's da...cartilage-like tissue. "Liko's story is a story of medicine
with a big heart," said Rae Stone, D.V.M., a Dolphin Quest veterinarian and co-owner. "It shows extr...
Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning
...om therapeutic cloning research will revolutionize medicine
by providing better treatments for disorders such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, spinal cord injuries and genetic diseases. While the hopes are real, scientific findi...
Calorie restriction leads to some brain benefits but not others in mice
... Dugan, M.D., associate professor of neurology, of medicine
and of anatomy and neurobiology. "If some aspects of aging are influenced by free radical damage, we may be able to prevent or reverse these impairments." Though numerous studies have shown severe calorie restriction helps animals live longer and res...
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