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Two NIH initiatives launch intensive efforts to find roots of common diseases

...the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, especially Pfizer Glo...and data access committees. "Our partnership with pharmaceutical and biotech companies to speed up this research exemplifies the aim Congress had in mind when it est...

NJIT chemists cook up new strain of carbon nanotubes

...ymer-based products are attractive to the auto and pharmaceutical industries," Mitra added. "Car makers prefer them ...r computer chips and improved applications for the pharmaceutical industry, particularly in the area of drug delivery. "We expect the pharmaceutical industry to welc...

NJIT professor discovers better way to desalinate water

...cal, biotechnology, chemical, food, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and water treatment industries to separate/purify/concentrate liquid solutions or cellular suspensions or gaseous mixtures. Typically Sirkar works with miniscule membranes, smaller in size than nanometers. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter. Si...

JCI table of contents, February 9, 2006

... specific to inflammation, and that a new class of pharmaceutical agents that target the specific interaction of paxillin and alpha4 integrin could be important future treatments of inflammatory disease. TITLE : Blocking the alpha4 integrinpaxillin interaction selectively impairs mononuclear leukocyte recruitment ...

The future of nutritional genomics is collaboration

...m agriculture, food processing, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries with academic centers would accelerate technology development and dissemination of nutrigenomic information to the public." Ordovas and his collaborators believe that this comprehensive approach will benefit human health both in the short...

SinuNase IND on track

...sitis would be beneficial, as there is no approved pharmaceutical intervention for chronic sinusitis." To conduct th...ignificant unmet clinical need because there is no pharmaceutical treatment that has been shown to be effective in controlling the disease....

World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says

...ribute medicines to those who need them most. "Big pharmaceutical companies have a well-established track record of being very difficult when it comes to making things available to those who can't pay for them," he said. If anti-aging technologies are distributed in the unchecked free market, "it's entirely likely ...

Kereos presents at AAAS, discusses nanotech-based disease diagnosis and treatment

...Global Research & Development and has held several pharmaceutical and academic appointments....

At Berkeley: Intelligently designed molecular evolution

... led this study. "This technology could be used by pharmaceutical manufacturers in the future to create specific enz...Yasuo Yoshikuni, and Thomas Ferrin, a professor of pharmaceutical chemistry and biopharmaceutical sciences at UC San Francisco. The results of this study were report...

Biomarkers may hone anti-aging therapies

...ive Dermatology. "There's a lot of interest in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries in developing products that will minimize or reduce certain signs of aging," said James Sligh Jr., M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Cell & Developmental Biology. "The quantifiable biomarkers we've characterized...

Taipan venom no snake oil

...or X is being evaluated for clinical trials by bio pharmaceutical development company QRxPharma. "Australian snakes literally have a two-pronged attack when they bite their prey," Dr St Pierre said. "Firstly, venom injection causes massive blood clots instantaneously followed by paralysis as a result of neurotoxins...

Computer simulation hints at new HIV drug target

...these simulations will motivate the researchers in pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies to pursue the design of a new kind of inhibitor," Perryman said. "We are trying to lead other scientists toward a completely novel approach to fighting HIV infections." In contrast to the colorful but static images on the c...

Metabolites of pharmaceuticals identified in wastewater

...The results also reinforce concerns about excreted pharmaceutical compounds from wastewater systems that may end up ...stry, the UB chemists also found that iopromide, a pharmaceutical imaging agent that patients consume before taking MRI tests, is barely degraded in the conventional ...

New cancer therapies at international conference in Amsterdam

...erts from the world's leading academic institutes, pharmaceutical companies and regulatory agencies will convene before the start of TAT 2006 to prepare recommendations on the best way to develop targeted agents for the treatment of cancer. A verbal report from this task force, named MDICT (Methodology for the Deve...

Chemist wins national award for contributions in medicinal chemistry

...ilege of working with many great colleagues in the pharmaceutical industry and other professional endeavors. I view the Priestley Medal as a very nice form of recognition for our joint efforts in both spheres of life," said Anderson, who currently serves on the boards of directors of several companies and the Chemi...

Rutgers researchers find fat gene

...ating enzyme. "Lipin activity may be an important pharmaceutical target for the control of body fat in humans, treating conditions that range from obesity to the loss of fat beneath the skin, as seen in HIV patients, " said George M. Carman, a professor in Rutgers' department of food science. In a paper published ...

Emory scientists discover unique binding method for essential cellular protein ubiquitin

...reast and ovarian cancer, could soon be up against pharmaceutical treatments targeting the same zinc finger pockets. Dr. Wilkinson adds, "The knowledge that we gain from the zinc finger structure could allow us to design a drug to occupy that pocket and modulate the activity of the ubiquitin pathway to treat certa...

Tweaking Taxol points way to a greener, more productive future

...cific yew tree. To fulfill large-scale production, pharmaceutical companies isolate, from the tree, an abundant natu...re, or to a desire to be a good corporate citizen, pharmaceutical companies are drawn to finding ways to minimize their environmental footprint as they make life-savi...

Natural products discovery and production

Natural products have been the mainstay of the pharmaceutical industry. These compounds, as well as their semi-s...continues to be a major force in the future of the pharmaceutical and other industries....

Sherry Lansing and Janet Woodcock receive AACR public service awards

...ology Drug Products. She introduced the concept of pharmaceutical risk management in 2000 and her leadership of the ...ty for the 21st Century Initiative" has modernized pharmaceutical manufacturing and agency-industry interactions. Further, her skillful role in spearheading the FDA's...

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