Tag: "consortium" at medical news
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial
...erative Study (ADCS), a nationwide clinical trials consortium
supported by the NIA, a component of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. "While the delay in progressing to Alzheimer's disease had a limited effect in this case, it comes at an early stage of memory loss,...
Access to mammography may worsen
...s of the country. They are part of a breast cancer consortium
with access to a great amount of data. "The fact that this is a community-based report that fits the profile of the rest of the country indicates that our results are reflective of national trends," Dr. D'Orsi said. Situation May Get Worse The rese...
Rush designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society of America
...ush is part of the Huntington Study Group (HSG), a consortium
of clinical investigators in HD. This group with an international database aims to increase awareness of the clinical features of Huntington's disease including the rate of disease progression. The affiliation with the HSG gives Rush patients and fam...
Excess oxygen worsens lung inflammation in mice
...nd Inflammation and Tissue Protection Institute, a consortium
at Northeastern University in Boston. NIAID is a component of the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIAID supports basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose and treat infectious diseas...
Autism conference reports advances in early diagnosis, role of immune system and more
...of the genome in children who are part of the AGRE consortium
(the largest publicly available collection of autism families). Using the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS), an instrument that rates 65 behaviors to measure the severity of a child's symptoms and social impairments, the scientists found that the SR...
Radioactive isotope is effective against neuroblastoma
...New Approaches in Neuroblastoma Therapy program, a consortium
of 14 universities and children's hospitals working on novel therapies for high-risk neuroblastoma. Co-authors of the study Dr. Maris presented at ASCO include Gregory Yanik, M.D., of the University of Michigan; Katherine Matthay, M.D., of the Univ...
Children need better cancer drugs, says expert panel
...ram of the Children's Oncology Group, a nationwide consortium
of pediatric oncology centers, Dr. Adamson took a leadership role in drafting the report. The Institute of Medicine is part of the National Academy of Sciences, a private, nonprofit organization of scholars chartered by the U.S. Congress. The absolut...
New NIAID grants strengthen national biodefense and emerging infectious diseases research network
...t institutions. Each institution also leads an RCE consortium
made up of universities and other research institu...al investigator Alan G. Barbour, M.D., will head a consortium
whose members include four additional University of California campuses and 11 other regional univer...
New information on reproductive health in St Petersburg
...eproductive Health and Fertility Patterns research consortium
(REFER) of the Academy of Finland's Russia in Flux...rt of the research conducted by the REFER research consortium
(Reproductive health and fertility patterns in Russia - a comparative approach) lead by Professor El...
New food allergy research consortium focuses on peanut allergy
...on of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation. The consortium
will conduct basic, clinical and epidemiological s...own to be safe and effective in animal models. The consortium
will evaluate these modified allergens in human clinical trials led by Robert Wood, M.D., of the Joh...
New pediatrician workforce policy addresses growing challenges in health care
...e Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth Medical School, a consortium
of physicians dedicated to improving the quality and value of clinical care. ( Website at: www.dartmouth.edu/~cecs/ ) "Supply is not a critical factor in terms of how well healthcare systems take care of patients and how well those patients do in ...
NIAID funds Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology (CHAVI)
...as been selected to lead the CHAVI consortium. The consortium
may receive more than $300 million over seven year...t in June 2004. Today, the Enterprise is a virtual consortium
of independent organizations committed to accelerating the development of a safe and effective preve...
UCI-led research team recommends new tobacco control policies for lawmakers
...nning, policy and design, who helped establish the consortium
-- a partnership of researchers, community leaders...dministrators, teachers and elected officials. The consortium
explored programs and policy initiatives for youth smoking intervention through direct translation o...
NIAID awards $47 million to develop medical countermeasures against radiological, nuclear threats
... led by a principal investigator and may include a consortium
of other research institutions. Funding for the centers totals about $28.7 million for fiscal year 2005. NIAID plans to fund the centers for five years. The principal investigators and approximate funding for fiscal year 2005 for each center are as f...
Hodgkin disease survivors face higher risk for stroke later in life
...of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, a national consortium
tracking the long-term effects of cancer survivors. Children's Medical Center Dallas is also a member and contributed patients to the study. The National Institutes of Health-sponsored study involves 27 institutes and the statistical histories of som...
Qld Brain Institute gains $650,000 spinal research bequest from courageous Lisa Palmer
...bequest should be used to fund the consortium. The consortium
comprises the Queensland Brain Institute, Queensla...the team at the Queensland Brain Institute and our consortium
colleagues to further our discovery that inhibiting the molecule EphA4 leads to spinal cord repair. ...
Exercise vital to build strong bones
...d by the Nationale Initiative gegen Osteoporose, a consortium
of leading organizations and people fighting osteoporosis in the country. "This year's World Osteoporosis Day theme is the role of exercise, the first of a three-year 'lifestyle' campaign," noted IOF Chief Executive Officer Daniel Navid. "We hope th...
Yale researcher leads successful effort to access HMO fees for Medicaid patients
...urers pay for comparable services. The GNHPHC is a consortium
of community health centers, area hospitals, the health department, EPH and other community health agencies. The group documented the experiences of New Haven area safety net providers referring uninsured, Medicaid and SAGA (State-Administered Genera...
Decline in breast cancer deaths explained by use of screening and adjuvant therapies
...tion and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET), a consortium
of investigators sponsored by the NCI whose purpose is to measure the effect of cancer-control interventions on the incidence of and risk of death from cancer in the general population. The seven breast cancer teams involved in this study are from Da...
New Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Centers announced
...national Neuromuscular Research Group, an existing consortium
of MD clinical investigators. Collaborating with the center is the University of Padova in Italy. The center at the University of Iowa, directed by the university's Kevin P. Campbell, Ph.D., and Steven A. Moore, M.D., Ph.D., will explore therapeutic...
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