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UC San Diego undergraduates do cyberinfrastructure research in Asia, Australia

...China, the newest site. The students are part of a pilot program at UCSD called Pacific Rim Undergraduate E...hey are coping with their host cultures. This is a pilot program, and we're looking at any tools that might add value to the cultural component of these over...

Imaging goes 3-D: 'exquisite' PET/CT image captures SNM's 2005 Image of the Year

... radiology/diagnostic radiology at Stanford. "This pilot study demonstrates the usefulness of fusing 3-D-rendered PET images to CT images, allowing for simultaneous 3-D viewing of multiple modalities," added the SNM member. "Our Stanford team hopes this work will be significant for our patients and for the...

Protein structure initiative advances to rapid production phase

...Institutes of Health. When the PSI established its pilot centers beginning in 2000, its goal was twofold: t... new centers will use methods developed during the pilot period to rapidly determine thousands of protein structures found in organisms ranging from bacteria...

Argonne receives $50 million NIH grant

...Institutes of Health. When the PSI established its pilot centers beginning in 2000, its goal was twofold: t... new centers will use methods developed during the pilot period to rapidly determine thousands of protein structures found in organisms ranging from bacteria...

Scripps research-based center awarded more than $50 million by NIH to solve protein structures

...four centers that was selected to advance from the pilot stage to become a large-scale production center. The JCSG will continue to develop methodologies but will focus on determining a large number of high-resolution structures of biological molecules. "The JCSG investigators have incorporated new method...

Rutgers to lead $52.7 million protein research program

...Columbia University, conducted a $36 million NIGMS pilot program to develop new methods and tools to stream... methods of structural bioinformatics. Other NIGMS pilot program centers brought the total to about 1,500 structures which can be used to model thousands of ...

Columbia University takes leading role in second phase of NIH protein structure initiative

...ually do their work." When the PSI established its pilot centers beginning in 2000, its goal was twofold: t... new centers will use methods developed during the pilot period to rapidly determine thousands of protein structures found in organisms ranging from bacteria...

Kentucky Geological Survey involved in global climate change research

...ng public health and safety. In Phase II research, pilot projects to test underground storage concepts will be initiated.In a separate project, the Kentucky Geological Survey has recently received U.S. Department of Energy funding to gather data on the amount of carbon dioxide and other gases that naturall...

Researchers find potential Celebrex target in lung cancer

...ion and treatment of cancer." UCLA is launching a pilot study led by Dr. Karen Reckamp, an assistant professor of hematology/oncology, to further test their findings. Reckamp is seeking 24 patients with advanced lung cancer to participate in the study. Patients would take Celebrex for a week so researcher...

NIGMS funds new stem cell centers

...ientists at the centers also will work on specific pilot projects to advance fundamental knowledge of human embryonic stem cell properties and functions. The new centers are: Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City (Gordon Keller, Ph.D., principal investigator)--$965,150 for the first year of fu...

NIH selects Burnham Institute for Exploratory Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

...e Burnham's exploratory stem cell center will fund pilot studies to develop imaging technology that will allow "real time" observation of stem cells, studies on the molecular signals that enable self-renewal and specialization of stem cells, and ongoing studies to improve on methods for growing and maintai...

Mount Sinai receives NIH funding for stem cell research

...ientists at the centers also will work on specific pilot projects to advance fundamental knowledge of human embryonic stem cell properties and functions. During the first year of funding, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine will study the growth, differentiation and genetic alteration of human ...

Proposal would allow wild animals to roam North America

... Donlan. "All of this would be science driven." A pilot study will test the rewilding notion by releasing the endangered Bolson tortoise on a private ranch in New Mexico. The tortoise, which can weigh up to 100 pounds and once thrived in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico, now only survives in a small ...

Sandia researchers to study techniques for arsenic removal from drinking water

...c removal technologies at a geothermal spring. The pilot test in Socorro compared five technologies. These treatment processes were chosen from more than 20 candidate technologies that were reviewed by teams of technical experts at Arsenic Treatment Technology Vendor Forums organized by Sandia and held at ...

NFCR - Prostate Cancer Foundation unite with Burnham Institute to expedite cancer drug discovery

...a tumor's micro-environment. The outcome of this pilot study is anticipated to provide a new model for discovery and pre-clinical evaluation of anti-cancer drugs. "By collaborating with both the Burnham and the Prostate Cancer Foundation, we anticipate the outcomes and discoveries from this study to si...

A picture of progress: PET imaging and biomarkers explored at ACS meeting

...oner. A University of Washington researcher shares pilot data that illustrates how PET imaging was used to design a more effective clinical trial of a cancer therapy by characterizing and tracking a tumor in vivo. A similar technique, if taken into the clinic, might help doctors choose the most effective c...

Breast cancer risk increased for African-Americans with mitochondrial DNA variant

...ent of black American women with the allele. In a pilot study conducted by Canter and his colleagues at Vanderbilt University, the mitochondrial allele appeared to be associated with a three-fold increase in the risk of African-American women developing invasive breast cancer. The evidence in the initial ...

Ultralight plane migrating with monarch butterflies to land in Washington

...ctor, WWF-Mexico Francisco "Vico" Gutierrez, lead pilot and director of the Papalotzin project Where: D.C. Parks & Recreation's Francis Field, 25th Street between M and N Sts. NW, Washington (Metered parking is available on N St. and free parking is available in WWF's parking garage, 1250 24th St.) ...

UCI nurses receive $2.7 million to study exercise and impact on growth in premature babies

...atal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses performed a pilot study last year on 55 premature babies, which led ...ntensive care unit nurse. "It's exciting that our pilot study has now led to a National Institutes of Health effort to promote more positive outcomes for th...

Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function

... date, the only group to obtain FDA-approval for a pilot trial in humans using an implantable multichannel, intracortical microelectrode array. The ongoing pilot study aims to test the ability of an individual with high cervical SCI to control computers and othe...

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