Tag: "biomedical" at medical news
Alzheimer's medication shows promise in treating nerve agent and pesticide poisoning
... the Department of Defense is committed to quality biomedical
research that seeks to improve the health and welfare of U.S. military personnel."...
Ph.D. students get clinical training, focus on translational research
...ew students each year. Its goals include educating biomedical
scientists who can move efficiently and productively between basic science and clinical settings and who can develop novel molecular approaches to treat human disease. The recent award winners are: Lan Coffman, $40,000 from the American Heart As...
NIH funds $2 million magnetic resonance system at Yale
... instruments costing more than $750,000 to advance biomedical
research and increase knowledge of the underlying ... L. Rothman, professor of diagnostic radiology and biomedical
engineering, the MR system will be a shared resource for several investigators who are funded by the...
American College of Physicians to release 'How To Report Statistics in Medicine'
...rs, editors, and reviewers who prepare or evaluate biomedical
research for publication, especially in peer-revie...they will become better producers and consumers of biomedical
research and thus better able to practice evidence-based medicine." Edward J. Huth, MD, MACP, edit...
Penn researchers to get 7 Tesla whole-body MRI system
...to fund cutting-edge equipment required to advance biomedical
research and increase knowledge of the underlying ...hnology development and translational research for biomedical
applications. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania was the first hospital in the nation to...
NOVA documentary honors pioneering African American chemist Percy Julian
...ing World War II to extinguish gasoline fires. His biomedical
research made it possible to produce large quantities of synthetic hydrocortisone and progesterone at low cost. In 1953, he established Julian Laboratories, which he sold eight years later for $2 million dollars. In 1973, he was elected to the Nati...
EMCare now available via Dialog and Datastar
...illion records from the nursing, allied health and biomedical
literature, it is a key information resource for professionals engaged at all levels of healthcare, whether in patient care, scientific research or education. Magdaleine Margaritis, Marketing Manager, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases, stated, "We ar...
How can advances in biology be translated into better health?
Although advances in biomedical
research have given new insights into the causes of disease, insights that could be translated into better medical treatments, such "translational science" faces major obstacles in the US, say authors from the Association of American Medical Colleges...
Nobel Laureate keynote speaker at conference on nanomedicine, geriatric care, brain injury
...ocus on Thursday, Oct. 5, will be nanomedicine and biomedical
applications of nanoparticles. Virginia Tech Presi...ent Charles Steger will provide an introduction to biomedical
research at Virginia Tech, where many of VCOM's faculty members are adjunct faculty. Other speaker...
Electric jolt triggers release of biomolecules, nanoparticles
...s from happening." Yet Searson and Johns Hopkins biomedical
engineering graduate students Prashant Mali and Nirveek Bhattacharjee concluded that this controlled release of molecules might have important applications in the growing field of nanobiotechnology. For their experiments, the researchers used gold...
The Scripps Research Institute, McDonald's align to fight childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes
...hat promote children's health and wellness. The biomedical
research will be under the auspices of the newly created McDonald's Center for type 2 Diabetes and Obesity. Guiding the initiative for Scripps Research is Dr. Katja Van Herle. "As both a scientist and a mom, I understand, first-hand, the issues th...
New international guidelines for heart transplant candidates standardize patient care
...and other implantable devices, stem cell implants, biomedical
developments and improved pharmaceutical management, have had a dramatic impact on care for heart failure patients. Taking these and other advancements into consideration, the new guidelines underscore the optimal process for managing heart failure ...
MRIs made safe for people with modern defibrillators and pacemakers
...siologist and professor of medicine, radiology and biomedical
engineering at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and its Heart Institute, Halperin has long led efforts to expand access to MRI. Except for research purposes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not authorized any implanted card...
Researchers examine why food tastes bad to chemotherapy recipients
...gy, and YongWoo Lee, an assistant professor in the biomedical
sciences and pathology department and a member of the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Dietrich is the recipient of a $200,000 grant from the Institute of Public Health and Water Research (IPWR) to e...
Top NIH prize goes to three pioneering Stanford scientists
...ho propose novel approaches to major challenges in biomedical
research. Ben Barres, MD, PhD, professor of neurobiology and of developmental biology at Stanford, served on the team that reviewed award applications and met with finalists this year as well as last year (he stepped out of the room for the interview...
Researchers use statistical technique to find mix of biomarkers predicting mortality
...ical tool for addressing research questions in the biomedical
sciences. Using recursive partitioning, they found that combinations of neuroendocrine and immune markers frequently appeared in high-risk male pathways, while systolic blood pressure was present, in combination with other biomarkers, in high-risk fe...
The Starr Foundation launches multi-institutional cancer consortium
...work for research that brings together world-class biomedical
investigators with a critical mass of technology. ...nd experience in applying the power of genomics to biomedical
problems, a proven expertise in the study of cancer genetics in humans and animals, and a strong cli...
University of Virginia health system wins $5.5 million grant to help detect atherosclerosis
...in the arteries," said Dr. Klaus Ley, professor of biomedical
engineering, molecular physiology and biological physics and director of the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center at UVa. "Currently, there is no reliable method to detect vulnerable plaque. But we do know the properties of the molecules th...
Study defines effective microbicide design for HIV/AIDS prevention
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University biomedical
engineers have developed a computer tool they say ...sease is rampant," said David Katz, a professor of biomedical
engineering at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering and one of the computer tool's developers. "We are...
Medical College of Wisconsin secures key contract from US HRSA
...nized leader in increasing support and funding for biomedical
research, was instrumental in founding a national marrow donor registry that could provide potentially life-saving treatment for those diagnosed with leukemia and other blood diseases. The Congressman and his wife became aware of the need for marrow ...
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