Tag: "pilot" at biology news
Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia
...e outbreak. Health workers are participating in a pilot
project that aims to demonstrate that effective us...r of health information solutions, is leading this pilot
for PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project. PATH is an international nonprofit organization that works...
HHS awards $232 million in biodefense contracts for vaccine development
...e vaccines, which will include dosage formulation, pilot
batch production and initial clinical assessment. ...of Frederick, Md., to include the manufacture of a pilot
batch of live, attenuated tularemia vaccine. The three-year, $4.5 million contract modification also...
Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants
...alth protection, give Children's an opportunity to pilot
two computer-based health surveillance programs. ...r funding of public health research," he says. The pilot
projects at Children's will further a new federal agenda to improve the nation's health information ...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...orkshops for other scientists as well as undertake pilot
studies. Team leader Helen Berman will utilize her experience managing the PDB to develop new computational systems and tools for the large amount of data involved in this work....
ENCODE consortium publishes scientific strategy
...DE project is being implemented in three phases: a pilot
phase, a technology development phase and a production phase. In the pilot
phase, which is expected to last three years, ENCODE researchers are devising and testing high-throu...
Study demonstrates Cenestin reduces sleep disturbances/night sweats in post-menopausal women
...ashington, D.C., October 18, 2004 New data from a pilot
study conducted by Martin B. Scharf, Ph.D., founde...of well-being resulting from poor sleep." "This pilot
study is encouraging because it showed that when menopausal women took an estrogen therapy like Cene...
Pesticides may promote Parkinson's disease and exercise may offer protection
...o the incidence of Parkinson's in humans. In this pilot
study, two monkeys were treated with rotenone--one at Greenamyre's laboratory at Emory University and the other at the University of Washington laboratory of Marjorie Anderson, PhD. The rotenone was administered subcutaneously to the animals over a p...
Study at Joslin shows ease of introducing technology to kids with diabetes
... do for diabetes management? A lot, according to a pilot
study led by researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center... About the DAILY Study The four-week pilot
study trial included 40 children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes who were receiving their care ...
Academics work to help stressed-out cats
...ains to encourage them to drink. A small, separate pilot
study by Dr Gunn-Moore's team used a synthetic soothing scent to reduce anxiety showed a trend for cats exposed to the scent to have fewer episodes of FIC. More work will continue on this study....
An ear for crime
...t and participation to deploy 10 of the units in a pilot
test, to be followed by more if the results are successful. Algorithms devised by Berger, who hold the David Packard Chair in the US Viterbi School of Engineering's department of biomedical engineering, are at the heart of the "SENTRI" system buil...
MBL scientists embark on international effort to uncover microbial diversity in world's oceans
...in and his colleagues expect to eventually support pilot
projects with the potential to shape larger-scale research initiatives in marine microbial diversity. Their hope is that these projects will generate additional support from governmental agencies and private foundations. "The scope of ICoMM's activ...
UT Southwestern initiating trials in humans for ricin vaccine
...cin-neutralizing antibodies, Dr. Vitetta said. The pilot
phase I trial to be carried out by Dr. Robert Munford, professor of internal medicine and microbiology is designed to confirm the vaccine's safety at doses that induce effective antibody levels in healthy humans. DOR BioPharma, Inc. has received an...
Yale and Pfizer launch visiting professorship pilot program
...edicine and Pfizer Global Research have launched a pilot
program to enhance scientific interactions between Pfizer and Yale. The program also provides Yale faculty with an improved understanding of the drug discovery process in order to counsel its students more effectively on career opportunities in the p...
Hudson's Bay Company fur trapping policies set stage for modern environmental struggles
...t and preserve the area's natural resources. In a pilot
study examining the historical record for the National Park Service, a University of Washington researcher has found that the Hudson's Bay Company, the dominant outside force in the region during the early years of the 19th century, set the stage for...
Chemical process developed to use cotton gin residue
...o use cotton gin residue can work efficiently at a pilot
level, it will be possible to use the residue at a commercial level, which will not require government subsidies to make it economically viable. Currently, the production of ethanol from corn receives subsidies to make it profitable. ...
ESA's Huygens begins its final journey into the unknown
...400 m/s within 3 minutes before it deploys a 2.6 m pilot
chute at about 160 km. After 2.5 seconds this chute will pull away the probe's aft cover and the main parachute, 8.3 m in diameter, will deploy to stabilise the probe. The front shield will then be released and the probe, whose main objective is to s...
How many comparative genomes are enough?
...atic decisions that we try to do more modeling and pilot
studies so that we can justify these millions of dollars spent on sequencing."...
Grid expectations for networked computing: From global Earth monitoring to black hole detection
...ign from these facilities. Meanwhile at ESRIN, a pilot
e-collaboration study called THEmatic Vertical Organisations and Implementation of Collaborative Environments or 'The Voice' intends to build up a user infrastructure allowing groups of users to collaborate in Earth Observation-related research or ...
The shapes of life
...tutes of Health. The first half of this project--a pilot
phase that started in 2000--has centered on develo...eumonia, anthrax, and tuberculosis. The nine PSI pilot
centers have transformed protein structure determination from a mostly manual process to a highly au...
Findings suggests that blocking estrogen may be crucial to lung cancer survival
...ts of therapy over the use of each agent alone. A pilot
clinical trial is already underway testing the combination therapy in women with advanced lung cancer. "Evidence from our study confirms what has been described for breast cancer that blocking the estrogen receptor and the epidermal growth factor r...
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