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KUMC Researchers Announce Breakthrough Method For Predicting Epileptic Seizures

...sy," said Susan Arthurs, a patient of Osorio's and founder and president of the Epilepsy Alliance, a new, grass-roots organization to give people with epilepsy a voice. "It's very exciting to me, as someone with epilepsy, to see a whole different direction in the type of treatment for epilepsy," she said....

Advisory: Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine

...as a research assistant of Dr. Thomas Francis Jr., founder of theEpidemiology Department, received his Ph.D. from the School of Public Health in1956. Just four years later, he isolated the Influenza Type A-Ann Arbor virusand by 1967 had developed a cold-adapted virus that bred well in cooler nasalpassages a...

Over 6,000 Technical Presentations Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Boston, August 23 - 27

...nalyzine artifacts from thetitanic; John Gage, the founder of sun Microsystems; and Marissa Pedulla, anOlympic athlete and chemist, talking about the chemistry of sports. # # # # A press room will be available for media representatives in the HynesConvention Center, Room 308, on Saturday, August 2...

A Note of Caution: Be Careful When Mixing Grapefruit Juice With Rxs

...rious types of medications," said Dr. LeslieBenet, founder of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists,professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences at UCSF and director of the study. Patients already taking grapefruit juice with their medications can continue todo so. However, for certain drugs we ...

Organ Transplants Helped By Donor Bone Marrow, University Of Pittsburgh Researchers Report At National Transplant Meetings

...lantation. Dr. Starzl is professor of surgery and founder of theUniversity of Pittsburgh's Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute. For thepast six years, UPMC researchers have been conducting a study -- the largest of itskind -- to determine if infusions of donor bone marrow at the time of transplantsu...

American Psychiatric Association Plans First Comprehensive Guidelines For HIV/AIDS Treatment

...l sciences, chairs the workgroup. Dr. McDaniel is founder and directorof mental health services at the Ponce de Leon Center, one of the largest andmost comprehensive outpatient HIV treatment facilities in the country, jointlyoperated by Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Memorial Hospital.Located...

American Heart Association names 1999 Physician of the Year

... in areas whereCurry is involved. He was a founder and first president of D.C. CARE, which was organizedwith the cooperation of the District of Columbia Commission on Public Health,the Centers for Disease Control and several local organizations. In addition toproviding health care to individuals in t...

Healtheon founder among featured speakers at disease management leadership conference

...heartdisease, asthma, and diabetes. James Clark, founder of Healtheon, John E. Ware, Ph.D., developer of today'sleading health assessment tools, Gail Wilensky of Project HOPE and formerdirector of the Health Care Financing Administration, and James Prochaska,Ph.D., director of the University of Rhode Islan...

Issues surrounding genetic medicine and the Jewish population to be explored at conference

...both a patient coping with Gaucher disease and the founder of InternationalPatient Advocacy Association (IPAA), a not-for-profit organization that provideslegal resources and support to individuals with chronic illness and rare geneticdisorders. Lenny was diagnosed with Gaucher disease in 1986, and has learn...

AmericasDoctor.com & Affiliated Research Centers announce merger that revolutionizes clinical trial recruitment, expedites pharmaceutical research

...ial industry problem," said Scott M. Rifkin, M.D., founder and CEO of AmericasDoctor.com. "We also have the ...n Gurnee, Ill., and Owings Mills, Md. Dr. Rifkin, founder of AmericasDoctor.com, will be Chairman; Rauscher, of Affiliated Research Centers, will be CEO of th...

Minister Of Health launches Canadian Institutes of Health Research

...'s Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Joseph Rotman, CEO and founder of Clairvest Group, a Toronto merchant bank. David Dodge, Deputy Minister of Health Canada since 1998 (ex-officio). "CIHR is an initiative that has its roots in the health research community." said Minister Rock. " The mandate of CIHR represents an ...

Work-site wellness programs

...rease the profit margin," said George J. Pfeiffer, founder and president of the WorkCare Group, Inc., in Charlottesville, Va. Pfeiffer is an internationally recognized expert in work-site health promotion. He has developed employee health and productivity initiatives for leading corporations such as Xerox C...

New study of first successful targeted therapy for breast cancer launched; Thousands of volunteers sought

...erapies for breast cancer. Dr. Jean-Marc Nabholtz, founder and chairman of the BCIRG and director of the Cancer Therapy Development Program at the Jonsson Cancer Center, was a leader in the development of Taxotere and Taxol, now widely used to treat breast cancer. He established the BCIRG in 1997 to improve ...

Filatov Eye Institute contests validity of recent study

... historical perspective, says Vadim Filatov, M.D., founder of Filatov Eye Institute. From the time retrospective research is conducted to the time it is released to the general public, it is irrelevant, and not predictive of the results patients can expect today with newer technology. Last month, the Americ...

American Medical Women's Association honors Dr. Marianne Legato with 2002 Women in Science Award

...ia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and founder and director of the Partnership for Womens Health ... Dr. Legato is the founder and editor of the Journal of Gender-Specific Medicine, published for the scientific community and se...

While-you-wait implantable heart assist device appears effective

...es noted heart surgeon Denton A. Cooley, M.D., the founder of the Texas Heart Institute, in an editorial that accompanies the most recent Circulation article. This [study] showed that it can safely support patients to transplantation. Cooley adds that the device could also be a possible destination therapy ...

Drug prescribing by nurses in the UK - Editor of the Lancet urges caution

...ibing has too much to offer patient care to let it founder through hasty and politically expedient implementation."...

UC Davis Children's Hospital launches unique program to develop community pediatricians

...d Arnold Gold, a Yuba City pediatrician who is the founder of the Yuba Sutter School-based Health Clinic. "Our free clinics in Marysville and Yuba City have tried to address that problem, and now, with the addition of UC Davis medical residents, I am excited that we may be able to add services for children w...

Discoverer of life-saving Nomex fire-resistant material earns Lavoisier Achievement award

...odern chemistry" who served as a mentor to DuPont founder E.I. du Pont. A summary of each 2002 Lavoisier Medal of Achievement honoree follows: Dr. Wilfred Sweeny: Dr. Sweeny is named as the inventor and co-inventor on 23 U.S. patents including his discoveries leading to life-saving Nomex fire resistant ma...

Hypertension is study focus of $10 million NIH grant to MCG

... without the vision of the Dr. William Strong, the founder of the Georgia Prevention Institute; the support of the administration at the medical college in providing us the opportunity to recruit over the past several years this group of highly-accomplished investigators all working around the central theme ...

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