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Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner receives 2005 UCSD/Merck Life Science Achievement Award
...ston, South Africa, Brenner was awarded degrees in medicine
and science in 1947 from the University of Witwatersand in Johannesburg. He subsequently moved to England where, in 1954, he received a D.Phil. in chemistry from Oxford University. In 1957, Brenner joined the Medical Research Council in Cambridge, En...
New miniaturised chip dramatically reduces time taken for DNA analysis
...has become increasingly important in biochemistry, medicine
and biotechnology. But traditional DNA-analysis techniques are becoming outdated as demand increases for more genetic information to be found in less time and at a lower cost. An important step forward in this direction was the creation of DNA chips,...
Chronic inflammation caused by too little stomach acid leads to gastric cancer
...Merchant, M.D., Ph.D., a U-M professor of internal medicine
and of molecular and integrative physiology. "We're finding that there are many mechanisms, in addition to gastrin hypersecretion and H. pylori infection, capable of producing the chronic inflammatory changes that lead to cancer." Most gastric cancer...
Society of Nuclear Medicine holds 52nd annual meeting June 1822 in Toronto
...out the latest breakthroughs and trends in nuclear medicine
and discuss important issues in the field that hav...itional sessions will focus on the role of nuclear medicine
in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, as well as cardiac, neurological and other disorders. A pr...
Society of Nuclear Medicine offers program to meet patients' current, future needs for radionuclides
...d innovative research in molecular imaging/nuclear medicine
depends on a reliable, affordable and sustainable ...hreatens to interrupt tens of thousands of nuclear medicine
procedures each day. Those radionuclides required for innovative research are either available only ...
Ebola virus: from wildlife to dogs
...grave public health problem in these countries. No medicine
or vaccine is currently available, only prevention and rapid control of epidemics by isolation of disease victims can limit its spreading. Since 2001, IRD research scientists and their partners (1) have been working to unravel the virus's biological ...
Yeast discovery gives insight into familial dysautonomia
...ays Ruth Collins, assistant professor of molecular medicine
in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell. "This discovery is exciting because it not only gives researchers new insight into basic mechanisms of cell growth and differentiation, but also provides critical insight into the pathogenesis of FD,...
$3 million donation accelerates TGen breast cancer research
...neering to medical research is where the future of medicine
is heading and we are delighted that Mr. Thurston is helping us achieve that future even faster."...
Research shows smoking adds a decade to reproductive age of IVF patients
...Thursday 7 April) in Europe's leading reproductive medicine
journal Human Reproduction. Lead researcher Dr Bea Lintsen, from Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, said: "The positive news from our results, however, is that they suggest that couples in particular, women with unexplained subfertility ...
HGM2005 (HUGO's 10th International Human Genome Meeting) will be held in Kyoto
..."and will consider the hopes for new approaches to medicine
and the implications of new research for society. ...uture developments, "Stem Cell Genome"regenerative medicine
and epigenetics will be covered with the latest findings about this newsworthy topic. With regards ...
UB conference to gather leaders in 'computational anatomy'
...inst new developments at the interface of biology, medicine
and computing. "How do the biochemical processes in one part of the body relate to the symptoms of pain occurring in another part? How are we to understand the spatial relations between the human body and its external environment? What conditio...
Gene mutated in cancer found in some with autism
...pal investigator Charis Eng, professor of internal medicine
and director of the clinical cancer genetics program at the OSU CCC-James. "If our findings are verified, I think that patients with classical autism or autism spectrum disorders and who have large heads should be offered genetic counseling and testi...
Cholesterol-regulating protein maintains fat-storage, fat-burning balance
...y; Dr. Jay Horton, associate professor of internal medicine
and molecular genetics; and Dr. Daniel Garry, associate professor of internal medicine
and molecular biology. Researchers at Harvard Medical School also participated....
Society of Nuclear Medicine to offer first $25,000 Mallinckrodt Seed Grant
...ommitment to helping the molecular imaging/nuclear medicine
community advance research initiatives," he added....expanding the use of molecular imaging and nuclear medicine
to better serve patients, both now and in the future. Mallinckrodt is pleased to partner with SNM in...
Society of Nuclear Medicine announces recipient of Mark Tetalman Award
... a staff physicist in the joint program in nuclear medicine
and an assistant professor of radiology at Harvard...in grants and awards for molecular imaging/nuclear medicine
researchers and students at its Mid-Winter Educational Symposium in Tampa, Fla. The Education and Re...
Society of Nuclear Medicine provides $65,500 in 2005 grants, awards for researchers, students
...in grants and awards for molecular imaging/nuclear medicine
researchers and students. Georges El Fakhri, Ph.D.... a staff physicist in the joint program in nuclear medicine
and an assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. He received his doctorate from th...
New study explains process leading to many proteins from one gene
...ip" Garner, professor of biochemistry and internal medicine
at UT Southwestern and senior author of a new study aimed at understanding how and why alternative splicing occurs in humans. The study is available online and will be published in the April 15 issue of the journal Bioinformatics. Errors in altern...
PNAS highlights for the week of April 18 - 22
...e active component of a traditional Chinese herbal medicine
used to treat leukemia, can potently inhibit the growth of certain types of cancers, according to researchers. In many cancer types, the Stat3 protein, known to play a role in tumor cell survival and proliferation, is activated by c-Src, an enzyme im...
Gene therapy completely corrects hemophilia in laboratory animals
...herine Parker Ponder, M.D., associate professor of medicine
and of biochemistry and molecular biophysics. In addition, the technique using newborn animals had the advantage of not prompting an immune response, which in many other cases eventually blocks the blood clotting activity of introduced factor VIII ...
Study reveals dramatic difference between breast cancers in US and Africa
...aid study author Funmi Olopade, M.D., professor of medicine
and director of the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics at the University of Chicago. "But there was no real sense of how much of that was biology and how much was environment. Now we have clear evidence that nature plays an important role. These tum...
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