Tag: "genomics" at medical news

UIC researchers to develop new drugs to fight bioterrorism

...erships in the areas of human, non-human and plant genomics will contribute to the Institute for Advanced Pharmaceutical Sciences being a national leader in the design, discovery, development and delivery of new medicines for the near future," said Beck. The $880,000 in federal support was secured with the...

Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M

...University competitive in light of vast changes in genomics and interdisciplinary research. This initiative will help advance research and other collaborations between Ithaca-based and Weill Cornell faculty. The combined $300 million is the largest gift to the University from a single individual. To date, ...

Borderline personality disorder shows improvements with intensive psychotherapy

...velopment of basic studies in the neuroscience and genomics of BPD....

'Star Trek'-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows

... professor of dermatology at Stanford, who led the genomics arm of the study. The study's other senior autho...ease the research team's expertise in the areas of genomics and computational biology, Kuo brought in Chang and the paper's lead author, Eran Segal, PhD, in 200...

Elsevier launches Molecular Oncology

...ologies within genomics, proteomics and functional genomics promise to have a major impact on clinical practice, as these developments are likely to change the way in which cancer will be diagnosed, treated and monitored in the future.The greatest challenge today is how to effectively bridge basic and clinica...

Ability of biomarkers to predict risk of heart disease, stroke appears limited

... says Wang. "Newer biological approaches, such as genomics and proteomics, may give us tools that can help identify these new biomarkers." Wang is an assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. "This important study shows that conventional risk factors have stood the test of time and are s...

New family health history projects focus on Alaska Native, Appalachian communities

...tah, Oregon, Minnesota and Michigan to incorporate genomics into their health promotion and disease prevention...ool with personnel paychecks and set up a booth on genomics and family history in the hospital. Oregon is launching a project with federally qualified health ce...

Yale School of Medicine awarded $57 million for bench-to-bedside research

... large databases in biostatistics, bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics." The CTSA funding will create a new Office of Research Services at Yale, a component of YCCI that will provide clinical investigators with "one-stop shopping" for regulatory, biostatistics, bioinformatics, recruitment and other suppor...

The Starr Foundation launches multi-institutional cancer consortium

... one-of-a-kind experience in applying the power of genomics to biomedical problems, a proven expertise in the ...d for its accomplishments in applying the power of genomics to important biomedical problems, the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT is led by Eric S. Lander, P...

Montreal researchers make a major strategic breakthrough in controling the AIDS virus

...e for Quebec and Canada of continuing to invest in genomics research. "The $14 million invested in this project certainly played a role in accelerating the researchers' work, and in helping Montreal to remain competitive on the international scene," noted the agency heads, adding that Dr. Skaly's team was the...

Report issued on US-Indo collaboration to advance vision research

... such as human geneticists, bioinformaticists, and genomics and proteomics experts. The report The report describes the steps that led to the workshops, the resources of the two nations, various regulatory and funding issues, the five core research areas, and proposals for collaborative research and train...

Europe wide study to examine causes of asthma

...ation but the latest developments in areas such as genomics and bioinformatics now allow us to analyse this hu...in rural and farming communities and use genetics, genomics and proteomics to discover novel genetic and microbial factors that cause or protect against asthma....

ACPM conference to feature research findings, practice innovations in preventive medicine

...rom the University of Loulsville, will explore how genomics will change the practice of clinical medicine. Gregory C. Gray, MD, MPH, Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, College of Public Health University of Iowa, and a panel of reactors from the public health practice, military, and industry sectors, w...

Conference offers new opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration

...s to work on new interdisciplinary responses using genomics to treat and control infectious diseases. To encourage further interdisciplinary work on genomics and infectious disease, the Academies announced the availability of $1 million in seed grants up to...

Tiny worms paving way for better anesthetics

...eir colleagues are taking advantage of advances in genomics and technology to begin to identify those mechanisms with the ultimate goal of better drugs. "Eventually what we would like to do is design more specific drugs," says Dr. Meiler of the work being presented during the American Society of Anesthesiolo...

NMR method rapidly solves 8 target genomic structures

...B professor of chemistry, and a team of structural genomics scientists present a paper on how they determined ...dered by some to be the "holy grail" of structural genomics and highly prized in rational drug design. "This is the type of innovative methodology develo...

Substituting blood transfusions

...who is coordinating the project says "We are using genomics to modify the haemoglobin as well as looking at ways to attach it to large molecules so that it stays in the body longer during transfusions. We are aiming to find the optimum molecules for oxygen-binding and transport as well as the best culture con...

Innovative study finds way to 'bio-synthesize' an anti-cancer compound

...idates." He added that the study "demonstrates how genomics can assist natural products chemistry and work towards sustainable production of important marine drug candidates from microbes. This process can speed up the time it takes for a drug to go from lead compound to actual drugs." By proving that the pa...

Fifteen-year hunt uncovers gene behind 'pseudothalidomide' syndrome

... chromosome problems, says Gordillo. "Comparative genomics didn't really exist even five years ago," says Jabs. "Techniques to genetically engineer yeast, fruit flies and even mice have dramatically improved in the last 15 years. And we were also able to look at when and where the gene is expressed during hu...

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