Tag: "excellence" at medical news

2005 Wistar Institute Science Journalism award winner announced

...omedical research. For these reasons, journalistic excellence in this area is of the highest importance and deserves to be honored. Science journalists working in all media are invited to submit their work for consideration for the 2006 Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award. Up to five stories or broadcast ...

Saving virtual lives with nanobots goal of UH-led project

... is designed to recognize students who demonstrate excellence in a diverse range of technical and artistic pursuits. According to Microsoft, entries are expected to address the competition theme to "imagine a world where technology dissolves the boundaries between us." Out of about 2,000 participants in the...

College of Nursing faculty member honored for excellence as nurse educator

...resent its 2005 Governor's Nursing Merit Award for excellence in the nurse educator category to Mary Ann Scoloveno, a Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member, during a dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Princeton on June 8. Scoloveno, an associate professor, was one of 12 nurses selected to receive this awar...

Loyola employs high-tech software to target irregular heartbeat more accurately

...us. Loyola is nationally recognized as a center of excellence for heart and heart surgery, as affirmed by the U.S. News & World Report listing of "America's Best Hospitals," (ranked 28th nationally in 2003; and 25th in 2004). U.S. News & World Report ranked Loyola as the best heart and heart surgery program in ...

SCAI news: Drug-eluting stents prove mettle in heart attack patients

...tional cardiologists. SCAI's mission is to promote excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medi...tional cardiologists. SCAI's mission is to promote excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medicine through physician education and representatio...

The XXth Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis & Haemostasis

...attend the Congress. It will be a showcase of how excellence in Australian and international medical research, can lead to a better quality of life for people. The Congress will feature the latest on diagnosis, treatment (including stem cell and gene therapy) and management of Australians affected by: Bleedin...

M.D.-Ph.D. student wins Hertz fellowship

...se, and outstanding performance. As she epitomizes excellence and rigor, I can't think of anyone more deserving for this great honor." Hoben said the Hertz fellowship gives her more options to pursue the research that appeals to her. "It gives me a little bit more freedom," she said of the fellowship. "When I f...

Study reveals potential for new treatment of paralysis and brain disease

... Helsinki. The University is one of the centers of excellence among universities in Europe, concentrating on high-level scientific research and researcher education. The results produced through the research and teaching carried out at the University are widely acclaimed worldwide....

Yale School of Medicine Neuroscientist receives Javits Award

...ators who have demonstrated exceptional scientific excellence and productivity in research. The award guarantees funding to neuroscientists for up to seven years. It will enable Strittmatter, who has a particular expertise in axonal guidance and signal transduction, to further study signaling pathways and loss ...

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives SPORE grant for breast cancer research from NCI

...rehensive Cancer Center, a national recognition of excellence in education, research and treatment of cancer. The Breast Cancer SPORE continues a tradition of cutting-edge research across Mayo's three locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Mayo Clinic has also been awarded SPOREs in brain, pancreatic an...

Penn researchers discover the powerful tool of simultaneous fMRI and PET imaging

...r for Functional Neuroimaging (CFN), known for its excellence in multi-disciplinary brain imaging....

UNC wins eight top NIH 'Roadmap' grants, more than any other university in the country

...nomic development at UNC. "That commitment and the excellence of our faculty put us in a great position to compete for these awards." The wide variety of topics represented in the awards exemplifies the breadth and diversity of the university's faculty and programs, Waldrop said. The next-most successful instit...

Qld Brain Institute gains $650,000 spinal research bequest from courageous Lisa Palmer

...um will significantly contribute to this centre of excellence in Australia, which we believe is making a major contribution to spinal research." Professor Perry Bartlett, Director of the Queensland Brain Institute, said the bequest would fund three years of basic scientific research with part of the bequest be...

UK's first professor of teenage and young adult cancer appointed in Manchester

...nts for cancer. The University's medical research excellence is internationally renowned, and we are eager to apply it to this previously under-resourced field." Professor Joan Higgins, Chair of the Christie Hospital, said: "This is an important appointment and we are delighted that Professor Tim Eden has been...

Miller, Schuman receive ARVO/Pfizer Ophthalmics award

...006. The ARVO/Pfizer Award is presented to honor excellence in research and fundamental scientific discoveries, concepts and novel technologies, leading to clinical evidence of diagnosis, prevention, or amelioration of the pathological eye and/or an understanding of the normal vision processes. The award is p...

Major boost for rheumatoid arthritis drug development

...orm."This is a great endorsement of the scientific excellence that underpins Phylogica," Professor Stanley said. "Our aim is always to see our research translated into real benefits to the community and the grant will certainly accelerate the path to commercialisation." Phylogica's Phylomer technology is an alt...

Safety and quality study ranks Rush among the nation's best

...ent to quality patient care and a focus on service excellence Responsibility and accountability for service, qua...s with other hospitals, are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care for the diverse communities of the Chicago area now and in the future."...

$50 mil. gift from the Simmons to expand cancer care, clinical research programs at UT Southwestern

...cer center to its full potential for comprehensive excellence in all areas of cancer care and research." Dallas-Fort Worth is the largest metropolitan area in the nation without an NCI-designated cancer center. A rigorous peer review is required to attain NCI comprehensive cancer center recognition. The center ...

Conference offers new opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration

...INS: BACK TO THE BEGINNING." The awards recognize excellence in communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the public. Each winner received a $20,000 cash prize and spoke to conference attendees about their views on the value of communicating science well. Launched in 2003 by the National Academies ...

Jessie F. Richardson Foundation's Brown Wilson to receive GSA's 2005 Pollack Award

...evelopment of innovative programs that demonstrate excellence in translating research into practical application or policy are eligible for this prize. The winner traditionally presents a lecture at the Annual Scientific Meeting the following year. The award is made possible through a generous grant from The Ne...

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(Date:7/24/2014)... decreased by 45% on average over a 35 year ... study on the impact of humans on declining animal ... invertebrates such as insects, spiders, crustaceans, slugs and worms ... control for crops, decomposition for nutrient cycling, water filtration ... Science and led by UCL, Stanford and UCSB, ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... sticky research out of York University shows a surprisingly ... toxic grass fungus: moose saliva (yes moose saliva). ... "Ungulate saliva inhibits a grassendophyte mutualism" shows that moose ... (which hosts a fungus called epichlo festucae that produces ... less toxicity. , "Plants have evolved defense mechanisms to ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... counterparts in humans, affect the connections between nerve cells ... hippocampus, an area of the brain that plays a ... memories. The results of the study have been published ... depends on the active communication between nerve cells, known ... into a dense network where they constantly relay signals ...
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