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University of Alberta hosts international conference on women in the knowledge economy and society

... The University of Alberta and RSC: The Academies (formerly the Royal Society of Canada) will host an international, interdisciplinary conference addressing the features of local and global cultures that encourage and impede women's active, creative and critical participation in the knowledge economy. Rooms of Their Own: Women in the Knowledge Economy and Society will run from Wednesday, May...

Take fatigue seriously, says University of Alberta researcher

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ASU's Biodesign Institute Director George Poste awarded 2006 Albert Einstein Award

George Poste, director of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, was awarded the Albert Einstein Award, presented in Jerusalem on June 27 during the Third Annual Life Science Mission to Israel by the Global Business Leadership Council. The award recognizes business leaders who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in advancing human health worldwide. Dr. Poste, recognized for h...

Alberta develops world's first electronic surgical reporting

Alberta cancer surgeons have implemented the world's first Web Surgical Medical Records program (WebSMR) and will be extending the program to other parts of the province thanks to $1.4 million in funding by Canada Health Infoway. ...... The new tool allows doctors to fill out a standardized electronic report after performing surgeries. The reports can be shared by the entire cancer care team, ena...

Older donor hearts just as good, University of Alberta study shows

Patients who receive healthy hearts from donors 50 years of age and older appear to fare just as well as patients who receive younger hearts, and that may be good news for potentially expanding a small donor pool, a University of Alberta study has found....... A study published in the March/April 2006 issue Journal of Cardiac Surgery reviewed the outcomes of using heart donors 50 years of age and...

Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research to Harvard's Harold F. Dvorak, M.D.

Bethesda, MD- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) today announced that Harold F. Dvorak, M.D., Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has been awarded the inaugural Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research.... The Szent-Gyrgyi Prize Committee selected Dr. Dvorak...

Sabin Gold Medal awarded to vaccine developer Dr. Albert Z. Kapikian

Albert Z. Kapikian, M.D., of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), was awarded the prestigious Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal at a ceremony on May 10, 2005. Cited for his "extraordinary achievements in vaccinology," Dr. Kapikian is the 13th recipient of this recognition, awarded annually by the Sabin Vaccine Institute to ho...
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