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New Teacher Award Honors NSF Program Director

...isabilities. Scadden is an internationally renowned scientist who has specialized indesign of technology applications for people with disabilities. Scadden isblind. This new award was created in his honor by the Regional Alliance ofScience, Engineering and Mathematics for Students with Disabilities ...

From Cow Brains To Surgical Scrubs: Selected Students Will Get A Close-Up Look At Neurosurgery At 'Brainworks'

...heir pictures taken with Keith L. Black, M.D., the renowned neurosurgeonwho directs the institute and hopes to help students become excited about thebrain and the sciences. To help the students understand the challenges faced by patients who sufferinjuries or diseases of the brain -- and the efforts of rehabi...

Learning with a digital brain

...e Sylvius program." Williams named Sylvius for two renowned Renaissance anatomists who believed inlearning body structures by careful dissection. And dissection is precisely whatWilliams had to do in order to produce the images for the Sylvius program."Using a human brain specimen from our teaching lab collec...

Skull Base Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to host fourth annual Skull Base Surgery Symposium

...osium will feature some of the world's most highly renowned experts in the area of skull base surgery. Topics to be covered at the three-day conference include pituitary tumors, fully endoscopic microsurgical procedures, radiosurgery, meningiomas, chordomas and more. A group of international experts comprise ...

Nobel Laureate creates potent anticancer weapons

...medication Taxol®, have been synthesized by a renowned Harvard University chemist. The findings are reported in the current (April 6) print edition of Organic Letters, published by the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Elias J. Corey, Ph.D., winner of the 1990 Nobel Pri...

NIH awards grant to UCSF and Kaiser to strengthen women's health research

... in women's health. Nationally and internationally renowned women's health scholars can be found in almost every school, department and research unit at UCSF. This breadth of expertise is supported by a nationally recognized clinical program in women's health, a commitment to the promotion of women as leaders...

Society for the Study of Impotence 2000 Fall Research Meeting In Cleveland September 15-17

...indings, the meeting also features internationally renowned clinicians and researchers who have been invited to make special Grand Master Lecture presentations on several key topics in sexual medicine, including erectile dysfunction after treatment for prostate cancer, the psychogenic causes of sexual disorde...

Epilepsy conference to focus on new anti-seizure medications

...r of Cedars-Sinai's Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and a renowned neurologist and Epilepsy expert, will speak about the latest anticonvulsants (anti-seizure medications and treatments) that have been approved recently by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). "We want to inform everyone who has Epilepsy - as well...

Teamwork characterizes surgical teams that are faster learners of new procedures, suggests O.R. study

... worst performing hospitals is a large, nationally renowned academic medical center. This hospital picked team members largely on the basis of availability. Only three of the four core-team members who attended training were present for the first case. There were no meetings to discuss cases before operations...

Individual neurons reveal complexity of memory within the brain

...Nature Neuroscience. Ojemann is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon who has developed surgical techniques for treating epilepsy, brain tumors and Parkinsonism, and ways to explore the detailed organization of the human brain for language, memory, thought and learning. He has co-authored two books for lay...

Cedars-Sinai researchers to present findings at Amerian College of Cardiology Scientific Meeting

...dependent survey. Cedars-Sinai is internationally renowned for its diagnostic and treatment capabilities and its broad spectrum of programs and services, as well as breakthrough in biomedical research and superlative medical education. Named one of the 100 "Most Wired" hospitals in health care in 2001, the ...

Edmund Pellegrino, MD, to receive award recognizing service, devotion to Catholic ideals

...ees. Pellegrino is nationally and internationally renowned for his work in the field of medical ethics. The founding editor of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Pellegrino has written more than 500 published articles on scientific research, medical education and philosophy, and has written or co-writte...

UCSF, UC Davis establish joint pediatric heart center

...co-director of the joint program. By combining the renowned excellence at UCSF Childrens Hospital in care for ...ldrens Hospitals Tom Karl, MD, the internationally renowned surgeon who joined the UCSF faculty late last year as chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Te...

Eisenhower Mem. 1st CA hospital to use Bridge barcode system to prevent medication errors

...ent safety is the Annenberg Center, an institution renowned for its national patient safety forums. The first three in the series were seminal events in the field of patient safety, said Kaminsky, vice president of the Annenberg board. Along with Beyond Blame, Bridges famous documentary, the forums helped dr...

Platelet molecule regulates blood coagulation, study finds

...medicine and pathology at the medical school and a renowned hematology expert, hailed the new results as "a major accomplishment in our understanding of blood coagulation which is essential to our understanding of blood clotting disorders that cause heart attacks and strokes, the major causes of mortality in ...

The link between medicine, science and art

...Thomas Eakins The Gross Clinic, now hanging at the renowned Philadelphia medical school. Unfortunately, many of todays medical school students would not recognize this famous American work nor understand its significance in medicine and art, explained Marek H Dominiczak, MD, PhD, from the Art Science Labor...

Changing Life, Challenging Cancer conference

Chicago -- Five internationally renowned cancer experts will headline the Midwest's first n...of-the-art information, inspiration, and access to renowned professionals who rarely visit the Midwest," said Marilyn Perlman, Ph.D., Director of Special Progra...

Prostate cancer program at UCLAs Jonsson Cancer Center designated a site of research excellence

...-year, $11.5 million grant to further expand UCLAs renowned prostate cancer program, pulling in researchers and clinicians from a variety of disciplines to work together to uncover the mysteries of prostate cancer. The SPORE is the second for UCLAs Jonsson Cancer Center. In April 2001, the lung cancer program...

EliTE-Symphony study recruitment begins

...n, Canada and led by a steering committee of world renowned experts in the field of transplantation....

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to manufacture investigative drugs and vaccines

...ministration (FDA), will allow the internationally renowned research center to produce such products as the three-tiered AIDS vaccine currently under development at St. Jude, as well as a cholera virus, vaccines for influenza and parainfluenza, immunotherapy proteins and other drugs and diagnostic products. T...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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