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Gladstone investigator Steve Finkbeiner wins prestigious Lieberman Award
... testing, studies of protein-protein interactions, strategies
for gene therapy, intercellular signaling in striatal neurons and the development and planning of clinical trials. It has two offices, one in Santa Monica, California, and another in New York. Further details are available at www.hdfoundation.org . ...
JCI table of contents May 1, 2005
...atients. These findings may foster new therapeutic strategies
in MS. TITLE: Identification of latent Epstein-Barr virus proteins as putative targets of an immune response in multiple sclerosis AUTHOR CONTACT: Bernhard Hemmer Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany Phone: 49-2118119296; Fax: 49-21181184...
Water research initiatives at UW-Madison
...rb nitrogen from river waters. Nutrient management strategies
have long focused on interventions in small streams, says Stanley. But flood plain restoration - through the selective removal of small dams and levees - could potentially become a large-scale nutrient-removing strategy. The work is also important be...
Multiple-drug resistant gene expression pattern predicts treatment outcome for pediatric leukemia
...r Cell, is likely to facilitate development of new strategies
to combat drug resistance and treatment failure for children with ALL. Nearly 80% of children with ALL are cured following chemotherapeutic treatment. However, the remaining 20% often exhibit drug resistance and treatment failure that is poorly unde...
Nitrogen fertilization of soil puts rare plant species at risk, nationwide study determines
...ments are useful for putting together conservation strategies
that protect rare plants and spare them from extin...ntify species most at risk and point to management strategies
to protect our ecosystems in face of these impacts." Suding's co-authors of the PNAS paper are Scot...
Can money grow on trees? Win-win strategies for 'sustainable bioprospecting'
...5, at the UN Headquarters in New York, will debate strategies
that developing countries can adopt to attract investments in drug research and development based on genetic resources. Invited panelists include David Newman (US National Institutes of Health); Gordon Cragg (Former Director, Natural Products Drug Re...
Scientists propose new method for studying ion channel kinetics
...erall goal of the research is to provide tools and strategies
for understanding the topologies of ion channels that allow researchers to focus on smaller, more manageable data sets. The MIR research fits into a broader area of expertise that Los Alamos National Laboratory maintains in the field of complex syst...
Research notes: Policy points from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts
...ntensive efforts to develop and refine appropriate strategies
for their prevention, including supplementation, f...roblem-solving approach of Public Nutrition. These strategies
are always complemented by broader strategies
of ensuring access to an adequate diet, and the distri...
Readers of genome decipher signatures of cancer patient outcomes
...ow clinicians and patients to consider therapeutic strategies
beyond the conventional at the time of diagnosis. ...bles clinicians to develop custom chemotherapeutic strategies
to improve survival within esophageal cancer patients," Wu said. Wu's studies included a genetic an...
Brain-injury rehabilitation depends on acetylcholine circuitry
...e an important precursor for designing therapeutic strategies
to enhance functional recovery following nervous system injury," the researchers wrote. "The present study makes a significant contribution toward this goal by identifying the basal forebrain cholinergic system as an essential substrate in mediating ...
Genes influence how heart failure patients respond to drugs
...d how such effects could be exploited in treatment strategies
as well as the drug development process."...
Faulty body clock leads to obesity and diabetes
...e role of internal biological timing in optimizing strategies
to reduce and sustain weight loss resulting from both medical and lifestyle modifications." The research team also includes Joseph S. Takahashi, Walter and Mary Elizabeth Glass Professor in the Life Sciences and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute inve...
Report suggests infectious connection to chronic diseases
...ll lead to the development of therapies, cures and strategies
for prevention that will affect the lives of millions of individuals." Up until the late 20th century, health professionals believed that chronic diseases such as peptic ulcers and cervical cancer were caused in part by lifestyle factors such as die...
UW-Madison gains two new stem cell programs
...tical infrastructure for scientists to develop the strategies
and methods that will make cell transplants possible. "The Regenerative Medicine Program seeks to harness the remarkable advances in stem cell biology and translate them into powerful new therapies," says Kamp. "The program will bring together the ...
Royal Society study on adaptability of fish to warming oceans
...to heal skull injuries. These findings may lead to strategies
for repairing adult skull injuries. Contact: Dr. JH Henderson, Medicine and Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Millis Science Center, CLEVELAND, OH 44106-7080, USA Comparative Study of Corneal Strip Extensometry and Inflation Tests by Dr AI ...
Alaskan puzzles, monitoring provide insight about North Pacific salmon runs
...nother high research priority is exploring harvest strategies
that provide better economic benefit. Alaska fishermen have been hurt by competition from farmed fish so that much of the fleet is no longer economically viable, Hilborn says. Last year only 1,200 of the 2,000 licensed boats even bothered to fish and...
Yale researchers identify molecule for detecting parasitic infection in humans
... these studies should lead to development of novel strategies
to combat these infections," he said. "In particular, an understanding of the parasite components that trigger a host immune response may facilitate the development of better vaccines."...
Invasive plants: Arming to defend and win
...m, AL, will focus on technological and partnership strategies
to eradicate and control nonnative invasive plants...as treated for invasives. Several sessions feature strategies
for developing partnerships and funding for invasive species programs across private, industrial, St...
New insights into how Huntington's disease attacks the brain
...nteract, the knowledge may lead to new therapeutic strategies
to treat Huntington's disease." Huntington's disease is a genetic brain disorder that usually strikes in mid-life, but can also attack the elderly and children as young as 2. Slowly depriving a person of their ability to think, speak, walk and swall...
Children at risk, says Illinois agricultural economist who helped assess the world's ecosystem
...erhaps, people will be more interested in positive strategies
to overcome the problems." And there are problems. "For instance, we are already at the crisis point with our ocean systems," he said. "We are fishing lower down the food chain. We are catching and keeping species of fish that used to be thrown away ...
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