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UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA

...cus aureus. Off-patent medications are those whose patents have expired, allowing any manufacturer to produce them. The emergence of the new, potentially more infectious and virulent strain of S. aureus in the community, referred to as community-associated or CAMRSA, has caused serious outbreaks of diseas...

Dyson Foundation gives $5 Million for ophthalmology research at Weill Cornell Medical College

...years of continuous funding from the NIH, holds 13 patents for inventions, and has published over 200 papers, 300 abstracts, 60 book chapters and two books. Dr. Coleman brought the department to the position it enjoys today." Robert Dyson, president of the Dyson Foundation and son of the founders, states: ...

Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments

...of life improvement was noted in 80 percent of the patents after one month, and in 83 percent of patients after three months suggesting that endoscopic injection of cord blood may be a well-tolerated and safe option for women with stress urinary incontinence. This abstract will be presented during Podium ...

TWAS, illycaff announce Trieste Science Prize winners 2007

... group have synthesized. Mehta's work has led to patents for hybrid drugs for the treatment of cancer that combine the drugs' conventional cytotoxic action with the ability to 'switch on' the drugs in the desired location using light as a stimulus. He and his group have also synthesized carbon compounds th...

New biotech company to commercialize novel UD gene-repair technology

...aware Technology Park in 2005. Kmiec holds 14 UD patents for gene-editing technologies and is widely regarded as a pioneer in the field. There are more than 5,000 rare or orphan diseases, so named because each affects fewer than 200,000 people nationwide. A number of these diseases are caused by a single...

'Smart' sunglasses and goggles let users adjust shade and color

...ore fashionable frames. Xu's group has a number of patents filed on the technology and is exploring options for commercialization. It will be a few years until these sunglasses show up on store shelves....

Mooney to receive IADR's Isaac Schour Memorial Award

...d several invited chapters to texts. He holds many patents for his innovations, and he has received the coveted Merit Award from the US National Institutes of Health. Dr. Mooney is a world leader in tissue engineering and tissue regeneration. His leadership and imagination exemplify the goals of the Isaac Sc...

Oral Biology Research Award presented to Russell

...40 institutions around the world. He holds several patents in the area of vaccine technology. One of his most influential contributions was the discovery of an important adhesin, Antigen I/II. This discovery began a worldwide investigation into its structure and the role of this adhesin in promoting the en...

MIT graduate student wins $30,000 Lemelson-MIT student prize for life-saving inventions

...s rope through the device. We currently have three patents pending for the rope interaction and other iterations on the device said Ball. Ball and his colleagues founded Atlas Devices, LLC to develop and market the ATLAS Powered Rope Ascender. He has upgraded the original design, and the device is now pow...

NOVA to air two-hour documentary on pioneering African American chemist

...s the results of Julian's research led to numerous patents and successful products for Glidden, among them a fire-retardant foam used widely in World War II to extinguish gasoline fires. His biomedical research paved the way for the production of large quantities of inexpensive synthetic progesterone from so...

Rockhampton part of worldwide fight against respiratory infections

...tical companies on the research and development of patents to the clinical trials stage for a range of new therapies. "We currently treat respiratory infections with antibiotics but we need to find better preventative therapies otherwise well continue increase the emergence of bacteria that are drug resist...

New breast CT scanner rivals mammography

...reast. The University of Rochester holds several patents on the Cone Beam system, which was invented by Ruola Ning, Ph.D., professor of Radiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and founder of the Rochester, N.Y.-based imaging start-up company, Koning Corporation. www.koningcorporation.com ...

New treatments for epilepsy may benefit patients at University of Virginia

...and DBS-- could offer new, potential treatment for patents with epilepsy without a lot of other treatment options, especially those whose seizures aren't controlled by drugs and who aren't good surgical candidates. Patients who have epileptic seizures after using one drug tend to continue to have them on ano...

NOVA documentary honors pioneering African American chemist Percy Julian

... the next 18 years, his research produced numerous patents and successful products for Glidden, including a paper coating and a fire-retardant foam used widely during World War II to extinguish gasoline fires. His biomedical research made it possible to produce large quantities of synthetic hydrocortisone an...

Patent laws and US trade agreements are hindering access to HIV treatment

...for multinational pharmaceutical companies holding patents for antiretrovirals among other essential medicine...ay Westerhaus and Castro, extend the protection of patents beyond the current 20-year period, freeze generic manufacturing of ART, protect the manufacturers' d...

Flavanol-rich cocoa improves blood vessel function in aging baby boomer study participants

...re than 100 peer-reviewed research articles and 80 patents related to flavanols. "The body of evidence on blood flow-related benefits of cocoa flavanols is impressive," said Harold Schmitz, PhD, Chief Science Officer at Mars, Incorporated. "For the past 15 years, Mars researchers and scientists around the...

GroPep awarded key patent for infertility treatment in Europe

...ity until at least 2018. GroPep already has two US patents covering the active ingredient of the drug until 2...18. The European patent compliments two granted US patents licensed to GroPep by OSI Pharmaceuticals that cover the active ingredient of PV903 and method of ma...

CEO of GSK talks about HIV in the developing world

...tive markets in Europe and the USA--it's here that patents are needed to protect our innovation, discovery, and investment", he says Of diseases afflicting the developing world, Garnier says: "We have vaccines in clinical trials for all three diseases and continue to discover and develop new treatments. Cr...

New PBS investment as PBS slows

...BS is undergoing a period of significant change as patents covering many of the most commonly prescribed medicines expire, leading to more generics and lower prices," Mr Schneemann said. As more medicines come off patent over the next couple of years, the PBS will continue to slow. The Government has acknowl...

Researcher develops better way to detect shock

...hnology and infectious disease research. With four patents issued and three patents pending, the sensor system is currently being put through its paces at Soller's school, NASA Johnson...

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