Tag: "genomics" at medical news
ESMO Scientific & Educational Conference (ESEC)
ESEC 2005 Highlights The future in genomics
and proteomics Assessing risk in cancer patients Avoiding side-effects of cancer therapy Immunotherapies Development of cancer-killing viruses How communities can fight tobacco addiction State-of-the-art oncology for various tumor types Some o...
Houston meeting kicks off collaboration to advance cancer research
... cancer, and help us take advantage of advances in genomics
and proteomics to create new diagnostic tests and targeted therapies for cancer." Both institutions have invested in technology transfer and collaborative applied research initiatives in order to bring research discoveries to the market for the bene...
Authors warn of inaccuracies concerning use of race in health & social science research
...s good reason to believe that the incorporation of genomics
into behavioral research will generate new insight...l, ethical, and legal implications, the promise of genomics
will become a reality for all peoples." Race as Biology Is Fiction, Racism as a Social Problem Is Re...
NIAID launches influenza genome sequencing project
...le genome sequence data generated by the influenza genomics
project will be important references for researchers who study how influenza viruses cause disease, conduct global surveillance of influenza activity, and assist in the selection of the most appropriate virus strains to include in the annual influenz...
NIH awards OHSU $4 million biodefense contract to study tuberculosis
...e infected cell created by TB using proteomics and genomics
techniques. Then they will identify the smaller parts of those antigens, the epitopes, that the CD8+ cells need to recognize to activate the body's immune response against the bacteria. The NIAID is creating a central public database of T cell and B...
Novel vitamin discovery offers clues for cancer chemotherapy and lipid disorders
... NAD. They used what Brenner termed a "biochemical genomics
approach," taking advantage of shortcuts developed since the entire the yeast genome was sequenced. The team analyzed large yeast gene pools for the enzyme activity and quickly zeroed in on the gene for their novel kinase. Yeast has similarities to ...
Promoting the brain image bank
...tional power, such as fMRI studies, proteomics and genomics
endeavors that involve protein and gene analysis....
Mayo Clinic establishes landmark research program to predict and prevent alcoholism
...has established a landmark research program in the genomics
of addiction with the long-term goal of predicting...It is often hereditary, which is why comprehensive genomics
research is needed. Several infrastructure components are essential to this and other genomics
Mayo Clinic researchers discover gene mutations that 'ignore' stress, lead to heart failure
...o adapt to stress. Mayo will be conducting further genomics
and proteomics studies to help understand their role in heart failure and enable improved treatment. After finding mutations, researchers reproduced the mutations in the laboratory using recombinant genetic techniques that allowed them to observe the...
FIRST fellowship program proves worthy model for training faculty in biological sciences
...ly funded two Atlanta FIRST fellows in the area of genomics
and bioinformatics positions that were filled by African-American women whose PhD degrees were in these areas. The FIRST program aims to significantly increase the number of graduates who are well prepared to work in academia or industry in a spe...
Mayo researchers observe genetic fusion of human, animal cells -may help explain origin of AIDS
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic genomics
researchers are the first to demonstrate that mixing of genetic material can occur naturally, in a living body. The researchers have discovered conditions in which pig cells and human cells can fuse together in the body to yield hybrid cells that con...
Genomics research: New genetic 'hit list' may underlie susceptibility to sudden cardiac death
...t, Calif. Mayo Clinic conducts research in medical genomics
and proteomics in order to improve patient care. Its scientists and clinical investigators strive to turn laboratory discoveries into beneficial therapies as quickly as possible. Patient privacy and confidentiality in research studies are ensured....
New centers boost muscular dystrophy research
...rs will also use herpesvirus vectors in functional genomics
studies to discover and characterize factors that guide stem cell maturation into muscle. In collaboration with scientists at the University of Missouri and Ohio State University, adeno-associated viral vectors will be exploited in preclinical studie...
UCSD-TCAG collaboration to focus on transformation of genome-based knowledge into health benefits
... groups hope to address through the application of genomics
technology. The hypertension study is part of an e...ides an exciting opportunity to apply the power of genomics
systematically to the practice of medicine and therapeutics," Taylor said. "Combining sequence info...
New blood test could detect lung cancer in its earliest stages
...emains about 14 percent, despite major advances in genomics
and drug discovery. Patz's approach is the reverse of how scientists generally discover the genetics that underlie a disease. Typically, researchers begin by isolating a defective gene, but a single gene can produce many different proteins -- only on...
Emory School of Medicine receives $16 million NIH grant to lead biodefense consortium
...ation. Scientists in the Emory consortium will use genomics
and proteomics to study the molecular signatures of vaccine-induced innate and adaptive immune responses, says Rafi Ahmed, PhD, director of the Emory Vaccine Center, a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, and principal investigator of the Emory...
Registration open for ACS ProSpectives conference on combinatorial chemistry
... process chemistry, natural product chemistry, and genomics
and proteomics. Anthony Czarnik, editor, Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry, Michael Organ, York University, Canada, and A. Ganesan, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, are chairs for the conference. ACS ProSpectives is a series of small confe...
New UCLA program to study the possible environmental causes of cancer
...ose with increased sensitivity." The environmental genomics
program will focus on six research projects that s... The same promise holds true for the environmental genomics
program, Rosenstock said. "Perhaps by understanding the genetic risks posed by environmental polluta...
Preventive Medicine 2003 to feature research findings, plenary sessions on disease prevention
...ssues, a preview on the use of family history as a genomics
tool in healthcare, and a discussion on how to make Medicare more prevention oriented. Another highlight of the meeting will take place when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updates meeting registrants on their most recent preventive heal...
Heart gone haywire blamed in some sudden infant deaths
...is also director of the Mayo Clinic's sudden death genomics
lab and the long Q-T syndrome clinic. Ackerman's team performed a genetic autopsy on every unexplained infant death investigated by the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory between September 1997 and August 1999 a total of 93. Researchers extracted DNA...