Tag: "speakers" at medical news
Academy meeting examines the vaccine & avian influenza crisis
...eet, New York, NY The program will feature four speakers
who will speak on the following topics: "The Interferon Antagonist Gene of Influenza Virus as a Target for Attenuation in Live Influenza Vaccines." Speaker: Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, Mount Sinai School of Medicine "Live Attenuated Influenza...
Surprise! Cells have second source of phosphate
...nal communications, and scientists had assumed the speakers
were known. But now, in the Dec. 17 issue of Science , Johns Hopkins researchers report finding not just a new participant, but a brand new conversation that has implications for treating disease and understanding biology. Much of cells' internal co...
Shepherds whistle while they work and brains process sounds as language
...ilbo, the researchers recruited five silbadors, or speakers
of Silbo, who also were fluent in Spanish and five Spanish speakers
who did not understand Silbo. The word silbador comes from the Spanish verb silbar, which means to w...
New rights to access, but for most transparency is still as clear as mud
...nd journalists. Alasdair Roberts will be among the speakers
at the workshop being held on Friday (January 14) at the British Academy in London. The aim of the research programme Director, Christopher Hood, Gladstone Professor of Government and Fellow of All Souls, University of Oxford, is a full and frank ex...
Get ready for next generation surround sound
...stereo. Nowadays, home cinema can use six or more speakers
to give listeners a feeling of being immersed in sound. However, these systems were never intended to recreate sounds that are indistinguishable from the 'live' experience. Beyond surround sound lie the developing technologies of wavefront synthesi...
U of T researchers describe 'Joe Canadian' tongue
...raphy of the tongue's surface as each of 10 normal speakers
produced a variety of speech sounds, Bressmann and...s were compared. "We used the data from the normal speakers
to model a prototypical 'Joe Canadian' tongue," says Bressmann. "This is a first step toward assessi...
Alcohol's damaging effects on adolescent brain function
...ble to the damaging effects of alcohol. Symposium speakers
at the June 2004 Research Society on Alcoholism meeting in Vancouver, B.C. presented both animal and human research that clearly implicates alcohol use as a source of brain damage during these critical formative years. Proceedings are published in t...
International gathering of experts to share retinoblastoma breakthroughs
...nessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis). Symposium speakers
include some of the world's leading researchers, i...f the symposium. Other internationally recognized speakers
scheduled for Thursday morning are David Abramson, M.D. (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New...
Impact of scientific advances on drug studies and membrane research to be explored
...ary between cells and their environment. Among the speakers
are Alan Leshner, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, who will examine the evolving relationship of science and society; Susan Greenfield, professor of pharmacology at the University of Oxford, who will discuss the role of...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...ed States. Additional research on Hispanic Spanish speakers
with the aim of program development is critical to promote healthy sexual development in this population." (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005; 159:261-265. Available post-embargo at www.archpediatrics.com .) Editor's Note: This study was supported by...
Protecting human subjects focus of national FDA conference at UH
...ort," Montoya said. "Among an impressive array of speakers
will be top Texas Medical Center representatives and faculty from The University of Texas Health Science Center, Baylor College of Medicine and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. We've also had pre-med students from the local chapter of the American Medic...
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