Tag: "faculty" at medical news
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...) in 1997. Prior to joining the Rutgers University faculty
in 2005, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Ruhr University, in Bochum, Germany, and as a research associate at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California. His recent publications include Interactions Between Speed and Contrast Tuning in the Midd...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...hop. The technology developed by a large team of faculty
members and students in WPI's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is one of the most promising. The system is designed to be reliable, low-cost and require no set-up at the fire scene. Firefighters or other emergency workers will wear tran...
USC law professor battles schizophrenia
...t in the field of mental health law who also holds faculty
appointments at the Keck School of Medicine at USC and the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine in the psychiatry departments. I hope this story will help implode the myths that surround mental illness. And, honestly, it will be ni...
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
... Preceptors are AGA members who serve as full-time faculty
members at accredited North American institutions. The 2007 AGA Foundation Broad Scholars are: Jane Li Westwood High School, Austin, Texas Research location: Dallas VA Medical Center Role of Oncogenic Ras in the Neoplastic Progression of Bar...
Landmark study finds adult Delawareans with disabilities in only 'fair' to 'poor' health
...he project, which involved several of the center's faculty
and staff, as well as policy specialists at UD's Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research. "The results of this study show that the health of Delaware adults with disabilities is not in a good state, and there are services that are needed ...
UD scientists invent novel hydrogels for repairing, regenerating human tissue
...e an easy banter. Both scientists joined the UD faculty
in 1999. They met during new faculty
orientation at the president's house, seated at the same table. Serendipity can really be your fri...
LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes
...a course, and after a course) are addressed by the faculty
at the Education Institutes. Leading-edge educatio... simulations, simulators, and virtual reality. The faculty
at these institutes will ensure that the participants achieve predetermined levels of skill at the c...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...issues. First, I was surprised to learn that some faculty
have a day of the week that they use for consultation or other research. I would think that this day could just as easily be more evenly distributed across the week. Faculty could also be positively induced to teach more early Friday classes in ret...
Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa
...edicine at Columbia University Medical Center. The faculty
and students of Columbias College of Dental Medicine are committed to addressing the global epidemic of chronic oral health problems through treatment and prevention programs. There is currently no access to dental care whatsoever in the remote vil...
New nutritional research: College students face obesity, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome
...es. In addition to publishing their results, the faculty
team is looking to help other universities especially those with greater ethnic diversity than UNH replicate their study. Were collecting data thats useful to the students, to the university, and to us. The project is a win-win for everyone, says M...
Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M
... Support for education, including funding for faculty
who are largely engaged in teaching medical studen... Faculty and program support, including endowed faculty
positions, endowed academic support positions and research and program enhancement. This program see...
Heading to Siberia: UH signs agreement with Russian Academy of Sciences
...ill facilitate this sharing of talent both on the faculty
and student levels that is so crucial in todays e...lines. Past and current collaborations between faculty
at UH and researchers at the Russian Academy of Sciences have bolstered this new formal agreement, g...
Conference to investigate basis of parental behavior
... School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University faculty
member Robert S. Bridges, Ph.D., will bring together some of the leading minds on maladaptive parental response to share state-of-the-art methods and compare findings on several species, including humans. Leading gender biologist David R. Rubinow, M....
USC and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles both receive grants for stem cell facilities
...ratory space. "We are very pleased that our USC faculty
at the Keck School and at Childrens Hospital fared... and courses jointly administered and co-taught by faculty
of the Keck School, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and Caltech....
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $8 million to infectious disease investigators
...al, or parasitic. All awardees hold tenure-track faculty
positions and must be nominated by degree-granting institutions in the United States or Canada. "The constant threat of infectious disease is of global concern, BWF President Dr. Enriqueta Bond said. "Understanding the underlying principles of how...
Boston University School of Medicine faculty member receives honorary degree from alma mater
... the Massachusetts General Hospital, he joined the faculty
of Boston University in 1969. He is a professor of neurology, research professor of medicine (epidemiology and preventive medicine) at BUSM, and professor of public health (epidemiology and biostatistics) at Boston University School of Public Health...
Research highlights from Thoracic Society Conference
... of the American Thoracic Society National Jewish faculty
joins thousands of researchers from around the world to present the latest research in lung and related diseases at the 2007 International Meeting of the American Thoracic Society, May 18-23, in San Francisco. Listed below are a few highlighted talks...
Patient's own platelets may speed up skin wound healing
...plastic surgeon completed the work while he was on faculty
of the University of Minnesota. Hom and his team looked at how quickly skin wounds treated with a gel of their own platelets (autologous platelet gel or APG) compared with a control antibiotic ointment. It is believed to be one of the earliest pre...
Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat
...Diego has awarded $430,000 to nine projects led by faculty
members of the Jacobs School of Engineering, the School of Medicine, and the Moores Cancer Center. The latest round of seed funding grants, the ninth since the von Liebig Center was set up in 2001, raises the centers grant total to more than $2.8 m...
Decorated professor adds Farfel Award to his long list of honors
...s recipient of the University of Houston's highest faculty
honor. Already one of the most decorated schol... get significant awards. Inspiring them as future faculty
also is rewarding. If they, in turn, go on to teach and motivate other students, I feel I also am t...
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