Tag: "recognizes" at biology news
New approach to vaccine development provides potent, long-lasting immunity
...tors are a one-shot deal because the immune system recognizes
the virus and responds against it the second time around," suggests Dr. Falo. "With lentivirus, it seems feasible to use the immunization approach multiple times in the same patient, such as for annual flu vaccination, or in preventing multiple diffe...
UGA study reveals a new way of looking at vaccine development
...ers could chemically alter the sugars so that body recognizes
the bacteria as a threat and mounts a defense. "What you'd really like is to control either the broadness of the immune response so that you can take one vaccine and protect against multiple strains of the bacteria," said Woods, lead author of the s...
Researchers uncover new mechanism of tumor suppressor
...y which the inhibitor of growth 2 tumor suppressor recognizes
chromatin and regulates cell growth, proliferation, stress responses and aging. We hope this discovery opens up new opportunities to establish novel targets to prevent and treat cancer," said Kutateladze, a NARSAD Young Investigator and an American C...
Best/brightest in molecular imaging/nuclear medicine present advances at SNM's 53rd Annual Meeting
... June 37 at the San Diego Convention Center. "SNM recognizes
the critical role of molecular imaging/nuclear medicine in future patient care for diagnosis, for predicting treatment response and for monitoring treatment response and individual treatment plans," said SNM President Peter S. Conti, professor of rad...
USPTO Genetic Sequence Database, USGENE, available on STN International
...President and CEO of FIZ Karlsruhe. "FIZ Karlsruhe recognizes
that the creation of the USGENE database by the SequenceBase Corporation is a truly innovative concept, and we join with our customers to welcome its arrival on STN with great enthusiasm."...
Smithsonian to coordinate planning for Panama's Coiba National Park/World Heritage Site
...ark a World Heritage Site. This decision not only recognizes
efforts on the part of Panama's civil society, government institutions and non-governmental organizations who worked to give the area National Park status under Law 44, but also underscores an international commitment to conserve the biological, hist...
Experts urge industry and international donors to prepare pneumococcal vaccines
...nsiders pneumococcal vaccines to be a priority and recognizes
the urgency to make these vaccines available for children in developing countries." There are other pneumococcal vaccines in development, which contain additional serotypes targeting strains of the disease that commonly cause death and disability in ...
JCI table of contents, May 18, 2006
...article.php?id=27645 MICROBIOLOGY How the body recognizes
a fungus among us The fungus Candida albicans can... model for future studies of how the immune system recognizes
other microorganisms. TITLE: Immune sensing of Candida albicans requires cooperative recognition of ...
AIBS to present annual awards
...will receive the President's Citation Award, which recognizes
meritorious accomplishments by individuals or grou...ake will receive the Past President's Award, which recognizes
the services of the Immediate Past-President of AIBS. In addition to being former AIBS president, Wa...
Award supports Virginia Tech research to reduce vehicle emissions, create biofuel
...ip development, told the recipients that the award recognizes
the quality and promise of their research. The competition permits only two applications from each of ORAU's 115 university members. "This is the second year in a row that both our faculty members have been selected," said Jim Blair, associate vice p...
APS research awards go to undergrads at Colorado State, Michigan State, Oberlin, Williams
... American Physiological Society (APS) award, which recognizes
excellence in undergraduate research. Judges chose the four winners from among 12 finalists who presented their research at the Experimental Biology 2006 (EB) conference earlier this month in San Francisco. The winners receive $500 and a certificate....
NIH awards $13.3 million to Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh
... and office-based diagnostic medicine. "This award recognizes
our visionary science and the collaborative streng..."This latest grant from NIH puts us on the map and recognizes
our vital collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh and other renowned academic partners to de...
Anthrax inhibitor counteracts toxin, may lead to new therapeutics
...the Rensselaer-Toronto team is also polyvalent and recognizes
these surface patterns on the anthrax toxin molecular structure, allowing it to bind at multiple sites and become four orders of magnitude more potent than an inhibitor that binds to a single site. "Think about how two Lego blocks snap together. A b...
Caltech's Emmanuel Candes to receive $500,000 Waterman Award
... of modern technologies. The annual Waterman award recognizes
an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Candidates may not be more than 35 years old, or seven years beyond receiving a doctorate. In addition to a medal, the awardee ...
AIUM honors ultrasound pioneers
..., the William J. Fry Memorial Lecture Award, which recognizes
an individual who has significantly contributed, i...PhD and Kurt Jaeger, MD. The Honorary Fellow Award recognizes
nonmembers who have contributed significantly to the field of ultrasound. Drs Berger and Jaeger will...
Salk scientist Ron Evans wins 2006 Gairdner Award for his discovery of hormone sensors
.... The Gairdner, Canada's highest scientific honor, recognizes
medical science leaders whose accomplishments have advanced the frontiers of knowledge. The Gairdner Award in Canada is comparable to the Lasker Award in the United States, both being the highest scientific honors in their respective countries and of...
Using stem cells to repair torn tendons
...ial type of imaging known as proton DQF MRI, which recognizes
differences among collagen containing tissue such as tendon, bone, skin, and muscle. The authors note that BMP and Smad proteins are involved in other tissues such as nerve and liver, suggesting that this type of delivery technology may be helpful f...
APS lecturer shows rare video of 'teacher-student' immune cell interactions in live animal
...ns in a way the T cells can recognize. Each T cell recognizes
only one antigen, but preserves that knowledge in its progeny. On average there are 6,000 T cells circulating in the human body that recognize a given antigen. Another 6,000 recognize a different antigen, etc. The human body is estimated to contain 2...
Scientists making advances in cancer to receive international awards
...at Eli Lilly. The award the oldest given by AACR recognizes
an individual with outstanding recent accomplishme... the AACR and Warner Lambert Company (now Pfizer), recognizes
an individual or research team for outstanding preclinical research in the fields of medicinal chemi...
International award honors discoveries in cellular and molecular immunology
...mmunology. The annual award, established in 1997, recognizes
an individual who has made a major scientific discovery in basic or translational cancer research. Taniguchi will give an award lecture at the 97th AACR Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 1-5, 2006. His talk, titled "Cytokines and IRFs in t...
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