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Used in a new way, RNA interference permanently silences key breast cancer gene

...linghaus, who also will discuss the work in a mini symposium at the AACR meeting. RNAi has been employed as a laboratory tool to knock down expression of genes in a variety of cells and organisms. It works by introducing a small double-stranded RNA (RNAi) that specifically targets a gene's product, its messeng...

ANNA awards Nurse Researcher of the Year to Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member

...ege of Nursing faculty member, during its national symposium in the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas April 18-21. Thomas-Hawkins, assistant professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, was honored for her research contributions to the care of individuals with chronic kidney failure. "Winning this awa...

Sex differences in the human brain

The symposium will provide an integrated information about the p...uction Ivanka Savic 09.05 - 09.10 Opening of the symposium Professor Harriet Wallberg-Henriksson, Chancellor of the Karolinska Institute Session I Sexual di...

Hidden costs and invisible contributions of adults characterized as dependent

An international symposium to present and discuss interdisciplinary research ... held at Trent University from June 8-10 2005. The symposium brings together researchers from Australia, USA, UK, Holland and Canada and marks the midway point i...

Canada lags behind in caregiver support

...r Canada." Dr Keefe's work will be presented at a symposium being organized by the HCIC project team and hosted by Trent University in Peterborough....

Psychosocial aspects of genetic testing for hereditary cancers meeting at Jefferson June 9-10

...ics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and a symposium speaker. Doctors will prescribe drugs based on an individuals profile....

Research into the role of friendship among gay and lesbians

...e of friendship in care giving at an international symposium being held at Trent University Peterborough in Canada between June 8 and June 10 2005. The symposium brings together researchers from USA, UK, Holland and Canada and marks the midway point in a five ye...

'Just in time' avian influenza program offered June 16

...cine will present an avian influenza informational symposium from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the Avrum Gu...tation will include an opening presentation on the symposium and the meeting by Katherine Feldman, assistant director of the Center for Public and Corporate Vete...

Investigating 'brain shrinkage' in alcoholics

...omplex mental activities," explained Clive Harper, symposium organizer and professor of neuropathology at the U...ally reversible with abstinence. "The aim of this symposium was to bring together scientists from different disciplines to compare results from human and animal...

Design of neonatal intensive care units critical to infant health

...tensive care unit," Shepley says. "Since the first symposium on health care design in 1988, the notion of creating healing environments has evolved from a tangential, subjective design consideration to an intervention based on science." In other words, designers of NICUs are taking into account t...

Patients, caregivers to hear research on a potential treatment option for primary immune deficiency

...ion at the IDF Conference on Friday June 24th is a symposium titled, "Subcutaneous Immune Globulin Therapy: A New Approach to Managing Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases in the United States." Leading Primary Immune Deficiency researcher Dr. Melvin Berger will lead the symposium. He will provide a patient-f...

Steiner symposium brings together leading diabetes experts

...dicine at the University of Chicago and one of the symposium organizers. "It has served as a model of how many...order caused by an abnormal insulin receptor. The symposium has been funded through educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, NovoNordisk, L...

Alcohol abuse: Early diagnosis is key to treatment success

...added that biomarker developments discussed at the symposium are critically important for a number of reasons: early detection makes it that much easier to treat alcohol problems before they become dependence issues; biomarkers can help to make adherence to abstinence that much more likely; and new discoveries...

Envisat monitoring China floods as part of Dragon Programme

...d European teams were away at the Dragon Programme symposium in Santorini, Greece. In the event we still managed to access, process this crisis data, then present it to the symposium. "Most recently, in mid-July, we have seen flooding of the Nenjiang River in Heilongjiang Province in northeast China, followin...

Global malaria experts meet at Menzies

...ical issue of global drug resistance, at a malaria symposium starting Sunday. Leading malaria researchers from ...ntional drugs fuelling this crisis. Dr. Ric Price, symposium organiser and Senior Research Fellow at Menzies School of Health Research, says current methods of m...

Tungsten in the environment: National symposium, Aug. 29

...utsospyros and Dimitris Dermatas, are organizing a symposium on "Tungsten: occurrence, environmental fate, pot...al Division of the American Chemical Society. The symposium includes 14 oral presentations, and will be held on August 29 during the 230th ACS National Meeting ...

Sports doping explored during half-day symposium, Aug. 30

...l topic of sports doping during a special half-day symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 8:55 a.m. 11:35 a.m. at the Washington Convention Center, Room 156. The symposium is entitled "Preventing Doping in Sports: A Herculean Task." Highlights of the symposium include: ...

American Neurological Association 130th Annual Meeting in San Diego

...ells of oxygen. Presenters in the Monday afternoon symposium will discuss what is known about ischemic cell dea...Progress, and Controversy -- The Tuesday afternoon symposium will focus on one of the surprises of recent years in neurobiology--the fact that stem cells continu...

Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow

...tive Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow," the 23rd annual symposium on the latest developments in cancer research and ...ients during the three-day conference. This year's symposium is dedicated to the memory of the founder of the Chemotherapy Foundation, Dr. Ezra Greenspan.Members...

Most comprehensive USA clinical trial to date shows competing medicated stents work equally well

...CT is recognized as the world's largest scientific symposium for healthcare professionals dedicated to interventional and vascular therapy. Coronary care specialists have known for several years that so called "drug-eluting stents" outperform bare-metal stents in preventing the recurrence of blockage in corona...

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