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Rush designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society of America

...ase is a devastating inherited disease, but we are poised on the threshold of discovering effective treatments. This grant will allow us to increase our commitment to this deserving community." The HDSA Center of Excellence at Rush will offer neurologic, psychiatric, psychologic, genetic, nursing, social wo...

Mayo collaboration: Discovery blocks breast cancer growth, stimulates immunity

...r years that the body's immune system is naturally poised to reject breast cancer -- but in breast cancer patients, something interferes with this rejection, allowing the cancer to grow unchecked. This new finding helps unlock that mystery and may lead to safer, gentler therapies. "Evidence is emerging th...

The ACCP strives to close the 10/90 gap between rich and poor nations

...nstituents and other stakeholders that the ACCP is poised to make important contributions to world health through its educational programs, publications and international professional network."...

Public forum on breast cancer issues 'call to action'

...screening methods available." New technologies are poised to redefine current standards for early breastcancer detection, especially for women with dense breast tissue, which represents a large percentage of all women. Physician's from Kadlec Medical Center, demonstrated a breakthrough technology, currently...

NSF grant to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia bridges academic research, child safety innovation

....D., Ph.D., the director of CChIPS. "The center is poised to serve as this facilitator, to conduct university-led, industry-relevant, research." Children's Hospital is currently home to the world's largest ongoing surveillance system of children in crashes, Partners for Child Passenger Safety (PCPS), a par...

Food for thought for winter, holidays

...d time for holiday dinners With bottles of wine poised to be opened for a variety of holiday dinners, controversy is swirling over what you use to keep the reds and whites in the bottles: natural or synthetic corks or screw tops. There are some problems with all three, experts reported at this summers na...

Short-term survival rates better for US vs. Canadian heart failure patients

...ise questions about whether the American system is poised to provide better acute care, whereas the Canadian system is better positioned to provide chronic care." Dennis Ko, M.D., lead author of the article and assistant professor, University of Toronto, said there are several potential explanations for our...

Mayo Clinic researchers challenge sepsis theory

...th sepsis? Dr. Brunn explains, "Our bodies are not poised to respond to sepsis. Our bodies are held in check by the fact that this molecule-receptor system is constrained in its activity. What causes sepsis -- and the syndrome like sepsis that can happen in cancer or trauma or in response to drugs -- is tha...

Improving recovery from spinal cord injuries: $3.7 million grant will create rehabilitation network

...nt programs for visiting research scholars who are poised to become strong independent investigators in the field. It will sponsor various educational opportunities, including research design and grant writing development program. Bregman, and Joseph M. Hidler, PhD, associate professor at the Catholic Unive...

Picking apart how neurons learn

...nt mouse populations in hand, the research team is poised to further dissect the molecular mechanisms behind learning. "The next step is to determine whether LTD is crucial for motor learning, the so-called holy grail in the field," says one of the study's co-first authors, Jordan Steinberg, an M.D., Ph.D....

New engineering center to transform sensor technology

..., TVs. Sensors based on quantum cascade lasers are poised to become just as ubiquitous. MIRTHE is on the front end of making that happen." An important aspect of MIRTHE is that it stresses both fundamental science and practical applications, said Alexey Belyanin, assistant professor of physics at Texas A&M ...

M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment

...iversity of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center are poised on the brink of a new era. The molecular revolution that has led to improvements in treating other cancer types is well under way at the institute's Brain Tumor Center. For the first time in decades, new therapies are bringing hope to patient...

How cow warts, clergy sex surveys moved along cancer vaccine

.... helped bring about the cervical cancer vaccine, poised to prevent cancer in thousands of people. The University is one of several institutions in whose laboratories work on an HPV vaccine blossomed. Rochester's contribution is recognized with a patent issued by the European Patent Office and by royalty a...

Production of key Alzheimer's protein monitored for first time in humans

...sistance:Michael Purdy(314) 286-0122Science is now poised to answer an important and longstanding question about the origins of Alzheimer's disease: Do Alzheimer's patients have high levels of a brain protein because they make too much of it or because they can't clear it from their brains quickly enough? ...

NIAID announces leadership for newly restructured HIV/AIDS clinical trials networks

...dership, the new clinical trials networks are well poised to help us move the next generation of HIV/AIDS research forward," says Dr. Fauci. The six HIV/AIDS clinical research networks will focus their efforts on the highest priorities in clinical HIV/AIDS research. The leaders of each of the six new ne...

'Medical Spanish' course helps physician assistants examine, communicate with Hispanic patients

...tal, Dr. Jones said, as the Hispanic population is poised to more than triple by 2050, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. "Access to basic health care is often restricted due to language and cultural barriers. And the number of medical personnel who speak Spanish is woefully inadequate, resulting in th...

Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego

...erdisciplinary team of scientists and educators is poised to clarify the importance of time in learning. The center called The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center will benefit from major participation from scientists at Vanderbilt University, Rutgers University at Newark, and other U.S. and internatio...

The AGA Institute releases report on the future of gastroenterology

...use this report to help ensure their practices are poised to change in order to meet these challenges and the growing needs of Americans." The AGA Institute Future Trends Committee developed the report based on a consensus conference it convened on April 1 2, 2006, "If endoscopy disappears, then what?" Th...

Greater cooperation needed for advancement of stem cell research

...ical support, tissue regenerative technologies are poised to change clinical medicine and significantly enhance the quality of life for all," says Dr. Shastri....

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