Tag: "pilot" at biology news
Companies license real-time pathogen detection technology developed at Kent State, NEOUCOM
... crystal biosensor, and combined resources for two pilot
studies. "The most critical thing we can do as microbiologists in the next decade is to come up with technology that will identify microorganisms in real time. We have created a biosensor a detector for bacteria and viruses that will change the way...
Common anti-convulsant drug may help slow the progression of dementia
...ity of Nebraska Medical Center collaborated on the pilot
study, which was funded by the National Institute ...ruit, it's exceptionally rewarding." Although the pilot
study group was small, the results are so encouraging the research group will move ahead with a Phas...
Molecular discoveries aim at advancing early diagnosis of cancers
...e families as the 37 genes identified in the first pilot
study performed on filter macroarrays. In this pilot, published in Breast Cancer Research last year, which included 24 women with breast cancer and 32 controls, the researchers failed to classify cancer in 26 percent of the samples from women diagno...
First link of oral bacteria and preterm birth found in human
...searchers report that they found the link during a pilot
study of 34 women undergoing amniocentesis at Metr...ers and fetal death for some of their fetuses. The pilot
study is one of the first studies done on humans. The mother, who had the presence of Bergeyella, r...
Brookhaven Lab and Mount Sinai form joint Center for Translational Biomedical Imaging
... scientists from the two institutions will conduct pilot
studies to demonstrate the value of the program an...h as NIH. Brookhaven scientists involved in these pilot
studies and any future studies conducted by the center are expected to hold joint appointments with ...
'Resonance' may explain virologic failure in STI drug therapy
...money and drugs are in short supply. While initial pilot
studies into STI regimens showed no virologic failure in the test subjects, a large-scale clinical trial in 2003 was prematurely terminated due to a 53 percent virologic failure rate. And these disappointing findings have continued into the present y...
New male contraceptive targets sperm, not hormones
...ond contraceptive study of the IVD in men. In the pilot
study, the method was very effective: All 30 men either had no sperm in their semen or had levels too low to cause a pregnancy. Early monkey studies showed reversibility after seven months of use, but reversibility studies in men have thus far only ...
'Smart' genetic therapy helps the body to heal itself
... in patients", said Professor Wirth. "In a first pilot
trial, we enrolled ten parents of SMA patients who...ce will have an effect on muscle strength. "These pilot
studies have to be followed up by Phase II and III clinical trials in SMA patients," she said, "but ...
Smithsonian to coordinate planning for Panama's Coiba National Park/World Heritage Site
...iba National Park. In this sense, Coiba will be a pilot
project for the implementation of a planning project for other World Heritage sites in Central America. On July 14, 2005, UNESCO's World Heritage Site Committee approved the Republic of Panama's request to declare Coiba National Park a World Heritage...
Bayer HealthCare licenses Genomatix for microarray analysis
... in one coherent system. "After several successful pilot
studies we are now very pleased that Bayer HealthCare licensed ChipInspector. We expect that ChipInspector will enhance the Affymetrix analysis pipeline starting from GeneChip and Exon Arrays at Bayer" states Dr. Martin Seifert, VP Microarray busines...
Satellite images obtained by AAAS program provide strong evidence of Zimbabwe repression
...ges collected under the AAAS geospatial technology pilot
program would be important in pending legal action...d assess the human rights impact. If the year-long pilot
project is successful, AAAS will consider making it an ongoing effort. As skills become more refined...
HHMI awards $86.4 million for undergraduate science education
...-year program will teach three courses. A one-year pilot
program developed through Dartmouth's Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) will support the development of the Fellows' teaching skills. In the final two years of the grant, DCAL's teaching program will be open to all Dartmouth postdoctoral ...
Researchers announce new predictor for lung cancer treatment and survival
...nd sites of metastases." These findings confirm a pilot
study performed three years ago at Ireland Cancer Center by Drs. Dowlati, Scot Remick and Keith McCrae, an expert in blood vessel disorders found in cancer. Data was analyzed from a phase III study, conducted by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group...
Creating a window on 'oceans in motion'
...marine animals travel extensively along shelves. A pilot
array has been successfully demonstrated by the British Columbia-based Project POST (Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking), part of the international Census of Marine Life. The current array stretches more than 1,750 km, from Oregon through British Columbi...
Fibromyalgia increases pain and fatigue for pregnant women
...ated as a normal part of pregnancy, according to a pilot
study by Karen M. Schaefer, D.N.Sc., R.N., assistant professor of nursing at Temple University's College of Health Professions. Her research, the first to look at the impact of pregnancy on women with FM, was recently presented at the 2006 Associati...
Brain-computer link lets paralyzed patients convert thoughts into actions
..., and applied to the FDA for approval to conduct a pilot
clinical trial. The trial began in 2004. So far, f... Nature paper and a principal investigator in this pilot
trial, "I do whatever I can to optimize the recovery of patients with paralyzing disorders such as s...
Fundacin BBVA and IDIBAPS reassess the intermittent treatment efficiency against malaria
...rnacional. The WHO has not chosen this centre as a pilot
centre to assess the application on the large scale of the Malaria Intermittent Treatment with a preventive aim. ...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- August 2, 2006
...called epithelial cells, and the researchers cited pilot
studies suggesting that the test could work for epithelial cancers. Those include prostate cancer, ovarian cancer and melanoma. In their report, the researchers cite a need for a more effective way of screening for breast cancer -- especially in yo...
Case Western Reserve University chemist takes on HIV-1 virus with $1M support from NIH
...mmune defenses has stumped her time and again. A pilot
study in 2003-04 from the American Foundation for AIDS Research provided the groundwork that led to her recent award from the NIH's National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Barkley's lab is taking a new approach to studying the enzyme RT tha...
UK Biobank gets unanimous backing from international experts after piloting phase
...prehensive and impressive plans, based on valuable pilot
studies, were presented to the panel, who unanimou...these procedures have been carefully tested in the pilot
phase, and found to be very acceptable by participants. The single baseline assessment visit takes a...
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