Tag: "translational" at medical news
One drug, two targets
...chairman Louis M. Weiner, M.D., vice president for translational
research, all of Fox Chase Cancer Center, plus postdoctoral associate Tara Heitner, Ph.D., and graduate student Jennifer L. Garrson, Ph.D., of the University of California at San Francisco....
Physics and medicine in San Diego
...d a vertical axis and three mutually perpendicular translational
motions. The accuracy is about 1-2 millimeters. ...n California have developed a positioner with full translational
and rotational freedom under computer control. The accuracy of positioning is 0.1 millimeters and p...
Innovations in hearing loss detection & treatment
...th physical disabilities. A single-topic issue on translational
research in spinal cord injury was also published with this issue of JRRD. The supplement reports the proceedings of a conference, entitled "Translational Research in Spinal Cord Injury: Avoiding Potential Pitfalls," sponsored by the VA Center of Exc...
Mouse study gives new view of anthrax toxin
... needs. This research is a perfect example of such translational
research," says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. "Science has had a good understanding of anthrax toxins at molecular and subcellular levels," says Dr. Leppla. "What has been lacking is a picture of the much more complex effects of toxins on t...
British scientists receive Lasker Prize for discovering new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
...perial as a whole. It underlines the importance of translational
research for the future of healthcare and is a fine example of how to take research from the laboratory bench to the patient's bedside in one seamless process." Fergus Logan, chief executive of arc says: "This award is open to all medical specialties...
Emory School of Medicine receives $16 million NIH grant to lead biodefense consortium
...ter measures such as vaccines and therapies. The translational
centers will focus on moving new findings about immune system function out of the laboratory and into clinical trials. The Emory-led projects will include studying the human immune response to a vaccine in its entirety, from innate responses to peak...
New Hampshire lung disease research center funded
...investigators across disciplines, including basic, translational
and clinical scientists, to collaborate with a goal of bringing advances in scientific understanding of disease mechanisms and treatments to patients in need. This grant will have a major impact for faculty development, research, education of young ...
More than $34 Million in SPORE Grants
HOUSTON Recognized for its translational
approach to cancer care bringing research finding...al role in M. D. Anderson's success as a leader in translational
research. In 2002, the institution spent more than $262 million for research an increase of more t...
New centers boost muscular dystrophy research
...ent of human trials. This center will also conduct translational
studies on several other types of muscular dystrophy to accelerate the development of new therapies. The researchers will also create a core resource to make available gene transfer vectors to other researchers. The work is being carried out in colla...
Report gives NIH-sponsored clinical research a good report card
...quality of research. The original panel found that translational
research which includes the study of disease directly in patients and evaluation of therapeutic interventions (clinical application) was sorely under-funded. So the panel recommended the establishment of NIH grant programs for young clinical invest...
Stem cell and other new biological therapies are target of major NIH contract to U of MN
...entually, to clinical practice--a process known as translational
research. The biological therapies represented in ...m will develop a post-doctoral training program in translational
medicine and production of somatic cell therapies, in compliance with strict FDA guidelines. "The po...
UCLA studies experimental cancer drug
...nd provides any extra protection. This is a highly translational
study, very scientifically oriented, not a conventional drug company study at all. It is entirely a product of the prostate cancer program here at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center." In the study, CCI779 will be administered to volunteers for eight weeks ...
Pitt receives $14.5 million from NIH to improve pediatric heart transplantation outcomes
...ture physician-scientists who aspire to careers in translational
research. "The University of Pittsburgh is uniquely qualified to carry out the primary objective of NIH's new Specialized Centers for Clinically Oriented Research program. Our mission through the Schools of the Health Sciences and our partner, the Un...
AACR hosts 95th Annual Meeting
...gs and most significant information in laboratory, translational
and clinical cancer research. More than 5,500 a...oncologists, basic scientists, epidemiologists and translational
researchers from around the world, working toward the eradication of cancer and, in the meantime, to...
Center for AIDS Research grant renewed with $8 million NIH award
... researchers on AIDS-related projects, emphasizing translational
research in which findings from the laboratory are...or strengths of the Case CFAR include clinical and translational
research, international research, and in training young researchers, both on a national and internat...
Rice bioengineer named to Technology Review's TR100
...r of electrical and computer engineering, conducts translational
research at the interface of two emerging areas in biomedical engineering: nanobiotechnology and biophotonics. Her laboratory's projects emphasize developing new technologies to improve women's health care with a current focus on detection, diagnosis...
Biotech breakthrough in islet cell replacement for type 1 diabetes
...gnizes the importance of the interdisciplinary and translational
research that is being done at Northwestern," said University President Henry S. Bienen. "By collaborating across disciplines, our outstanding faculty researchers are able to make important new discoveries in medical research and translate those into...
M. D. Anderson receives SPORE grant for melanoma research
...SPORE) grant acknowledges M. D. Anderson's leading translational
research program. With the addition of the new gra... ideas that need to be expedited. With the SPORE's translational
emphasis, clinician-scientists and laboratory-scientists are able to truly partner together for the ...
Novel drug-antidote strategy provides greater control of drug action
... "An advance such as this is a perfect example of translational
medicine, where clinicians work with basic scientists to solve the problems facing physicians," said Sullenger, who is director of Duke's Center for Translational Research. "Clinicians typically are not as well versed in molecular biology as we are, ...
Columbia Univ. Medical Center wins highly competitive stroke grant from NIH
...EO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. "Part of this translational
research includes the development of protocols for stroke treatment aimed at reducing hospital stays and improving outcomes nationwide." "Importantly, the SPOTRIAS Award will also support improved delivery of stroke care for high-risk persons in medi...
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