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Dr. Eric McAdams, who led the PhD research project
alongside Peter O'Hare and Gillian McCullough, is available to discuss the Impedimap technology and its commercial development. The key to Impedimap is that the system can be used to provide instant, accurate feedback on wounds such as venous leg ulc...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...tal of Harvard Medical Center. At Wake Forest, one project
will examine how flaxseed oil may protect against ...ildup of fatty deposits in blood vessels. A second project
will explore the hypothesis that a rare oil found in nature known as echium reduces atherosclerosis ...
UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant
...led "Mind, Religion, and Ethics in Dialogue," this project
will explore the critical relationship between the mind and spirituality. This relationship includes the study of cognitive neuroscience, behavioral genetics, religious and spiritual experiences and concepts, issues related to love and compassion, a...
Liver may be source of 'good' cholesterol
...School of Medicine and colleagues will report on a project
that used gene-targeting in mice to simulate a rar...ABCA1 in these diseases. They are also starting a project
to compare the effects of the HDL produced in the liver with the HDL produced in the walls of blood ...
Nanotechnology's miniature answers to developing world's biggest problems
...ive, a specific Grand Challenges in Nanotechnology project
would foster scientific and technological advances that would encourage development in less industrialized countries. The top 10 nanotechnology applications identified in our current study are a good starting point for defining these grand challenges...
ACP and ACP Foundation launch 3-year effort to improve diabetes care
...etes care in the U.S." The goals of the three-year project
are to: Increase physician awareness of the components of high-quality diabetes care and of the gap between current practice and acceptable standards of diabetes care. Provide proven educational interventions to improve diabetes care. Recognize p...
Pessimism and depression increase dementia risk
...Personality Inventory (MMPI) as part of a research project
-- not for psychiatric reasons -- at Mayo Clinic between 1962 and 1965. This test assesses thoughts, feelings, attitudes, physical and emotional symptoms, and life experiences. In 2004, Dr. Geda and fellow investigators used a structured interview of...
Scottish health minister launches major new clinical trials project to boost business and health
...oint NHS Greater Glasgow and University of Glasgow project
'Glasgow Biomedicine' is part of Medicine in Glasg...ready 100's of trials going on in the city and the project
is set to expand further on these innovative developments. Health Minister, Andy Kerr said: "I'm del...
Rice, NC State win NAS/Keck Futures funding
...raction with cells. The program is a collaborative project
between Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, professor of inves...o cellular activity. Barron and Monteiro-Riviere's project
was one of 14 interdisciplinary research programs in nanoscience and nanotechnology that were funded...
Learning software developed by Rutgers-Newark scientist helps 450,000 students with reading
...communities, resulted from the company's role in a project
entitled "Building Brain Power and Developing Literacy via Fast ForWord," which served 200 summer school students at several sites across New York City. Tallal also was recently invited to participate in the prestigious Presidential Symposium at the ...
Scientist works to reduce side effects of radiation therapy
...ble cells that can damage healthy cells. Robbins' project
is based on new evidence that some of the same dru...he effects of radiation in normal tissue. Robbins' project
is part of $4.5 million in research grants recently awarded to the Brain Tumor Center of Excellence....
The Neurosciences and Music in Leipzig: Registration boom and over 140 posters
...looded with poster proposals and relevant research project
summaries which will be presented throughout the three days of the conference. The conference has been organized primarily in partnership with the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences of Leipzig and in cooperation with the N...
Early detection of lung cancer
... (Early Lung Cancer Action Program), international project
in which centres from the United States, Europe, J...ond to the first 1000 persons who took part in the project
at the University Hospital. Concretely, cancer was detected in 14 individuals, thirteen at stage 1, ...
New grants to Georgetown to help build national cancer biomedical informatics grid
...nd different caBIG projects. Clarke notes that the project
is immensely exciting to cancer researchers "because the people building it are the people who are going to use it," he says. Clarke himself focuses on breast cancer research, and says "the entire Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center community is co...
Jefferson Lab scientists build small-animal imager for German Cancer Research Center
... developing or fabricating the device, Mark Smith, project
manager for this effort, and Detector Group member...els of human disease." Jefferson Lab's work on the project
began in June 2004. The Lab received approximately $86,000 from the DKFZ to build the gamma camera u...
Officials simulate bioterrorist attack to test APL-developed disease surveillance
...ur response plan," said APL's Sheryl H. Lewis, the project
manager for NCR. "We will also provide the local jurisdictions with the materials to quickly train their personnel on using ESSENCE and continue to fine-tune the system's algorithms based on comments from today's participants."...
UCI eye doctors invent laser-assisted cornea-transplant surgery
...g after injuries or infections. Co-workers on this project
included Dr. Ronald Kurtz, associate professor of ... and co-inventor of the laser; Dr. Melvin Sarayba, project
director at IntraLase, and Dr. Theresa Ignacio, a UCI research fellow. Steinert also is a professor ...
CONRAD receives $24 million from Gates Foundation and USAID for HIV microbicide trials
...e transmission of HIV/AIDS. The main goal of the project
is to determine if a vaginal microbicide candidate is an effective and safe method for preventing HIV transmission. CONRAD plans to meet this goal by completing two Phase III HIV prevention trials with a gel consisting of 6% cellulose sulfate (CS), ...
ASU researchers team with Kinetic Muscles, Inc. to develop robotic arm for stroke rehabilitation
...e two key benefit phases for stroke victims in the project
development timetable, according to Dr. He. Currently, the device is able to mimic a fluid, natural extension of the arm using pneumatic muscles and can be programmed for repetitive exercises specific to the user that improve arm and hand flexibilit...
Connecting to cure spinal cord injury
...tor for the Genetics Policy Institute, a sponsored project
of the National Heritage Foundation; K. Sue O'Shea, Ph.D., U-M professor of Cell and Developmental Biology; Jose Cabelli, D.V.M., Ph.D., professor of Animal Biotechnology at Michigan State University; and David Prentice, Ph.D., senior fellow for the ...
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