Tag: "university" at medical news
Researchers discover 'window on the brain' that could help treat disorders
...Oregon computational science doctoral student. The university
has filed for a preliminary patent on the process....nt of Psychology. EGI licenses technology from the university
and designs, produces and sells electrophysical neuroimaging equipment and related software. EGI als...
Young children who watch less TV more likely to finish college
...be less likely to finish school or go on to earn a university
degree, according to a study in the July issue of ...rs of age were a stronger predictor of achieving a university
degree." "The results of this study indicate that increased time spent watching television during c...
Wright State receives $3 million grant to study learning with disabilities
...ied to house this important degree initiative. The university
is already nationally recognized for serving the needs of those with severe and multiple disabilities. Our large population of students, faculty and staff with disabilities and our Office of Disability Services will provide our doctoral students ampl...
Animal disease reports to be released at July 18 news conference at AVMA convention
...ter coordinate the work of the dozens of agencies, university
laboratories, and private companies responsible for animal health in the United States. CRITICAL NEEDS FOR RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE, proposes a research agenda to confront emerging animal diseases and recommends steps veterinary schools should...
UCF tops $100 million milestone in research funding for 2004-05
...rch funding during five of the last six years. The university
received $37.6 million in research dollars six yea...anding researchers and the support provided by the university
through matching funds and also start-up grants that help newly hired professors equip their labs. O...
Anti-inflammatory function of Alzheimer's disease drugs revealed
...ain has been revealed by researchers at the Hebrew university
of Jerusalem. Their work, described in a recent issue of the American journal, Annals of Neurology, is likely to lead to the development of more efficient drugs than are currently in use for treating Alzheimer's Disease as well as other neurologi...
Tsunami raises questions about disaster mental health, Science reports
...h of the disaster. Some groups, including NGOs and university
researchers, have done quick and dirty assessments to help gauge the needs for psychosocial support, and those suggest that many people have symptoms of depression and anxiety disorders. Can you describe some of the people you met who were evidently...
Supportive spouse may reduce effect of job strain on blood pressure
...ut two-thirds of the study group. Visitors to the university
accounted for the rest. At baseline, the volunteers were employed and living with a significant other for the previous six months and were not receiving medication for high blood pressure. Blood pressure was measured at baseline and at one year wit...
International study finds one in five heart patients continue to smoke
...vey found were less likely to stop than those with university
education) and those whose disease had first manifested as angina. Dr Scholte op Reimer said that, in line with current guidelines on cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, a doctor's firm advice at the time of diagnosis was the most important fact...
A molecular basis for selective therapeutic intervention in Alzheimer's disease
...ropean Consortium of Innovative Universities. The university
prides itself in the quality of its research groups and, in addition to its traditional strength in areas such as Material Science, Signal Transduction, Environment and Marine Studies, Electronics and Telematics, Telecommunications and Telemedicine, ...
Gold nanoparticles show potential for noninvasive cancer treatment
...f the U.S. Department of Energy. UCSF is a leading university
that consistently defines health care worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in health care, and providing complex patient care....
UC Santa Barbara named to National Cancer Institute's multi-center nanotechnology collaboration
...ant, a five-year initiative that establishes seven university
centers across the country to develop nanotechnology platforms to treat and monitor cancer. The effort is part of a $144.3 million five-year initiative for nanotechnology research funded by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institu...
Scientific societies applaud new milestone in bringing online research to the public
...of which are not-for-profit society publishers and university
presses. HighWire is visited by 17 million readers each month, logging 1.5 billion hits. These readers conduct 10 million searches and download 56 million full-text articles on a monthly basis. The more than one million free full-text articles avai...
NIAID awards $47 million to develop medical countermeasures against radiological, nuclear threats
...the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The university
will receive about $9.3 million in fiscal year 200...ion exposure. For example, under the contract, the university
may develop products to protect first responders, speed healing of bone marrow, measure radiation ex...
UNC wins eight top NIH 'Roadmap' grants, more than any other university in the country
... highly competitive Roadmap program than any other university
in the nation. They also have secured funding for ...n six large Roadmap grants." With the emphasis the university
has placed on supporting Roadmap and Roadmap-like efforts, it's no surprise that UNC investigators h...
Innovate or perish? Helping developing countries fight neglected diseases
...ic-private partnerships by providing catalysts for university
discovery. For U.S. IP development, the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 has had an enormously positive impact on technology transfer by universities. This single piece of legislation allowed universities to license more than 3,000 patents, which translated in...
Virginia Tech football player uses prototype cast
...types in their engineering laboratories. Then, the university
hired a professional orthotist who completed one of the prototypes, and is working on the second. One consists of a bi-directional laminate and the second is composed of a uniaxial laminated composite. The students reported their findings Tuesday to...
GSA confers 2005 M. Powell Lawton Award to Yale University's Tinetti
...programs in the country. Under her leadership, the university
serves as a site for a Pepper Older American Independence Center from the National Institute on Aging. The award is named in memory of M. Powell Lawton for his outstanding contributions to applied gerontological research. It also honors an individua...
MCG gets technology to help optimize medicine dosage
...r in the country to acquire this technology so the university
is high on the list for participating in clinical trials to expand its use to other categories of drugs and exploring new diagnostic applications. "We are very interested in utilizing this technology to help patients get the best treatment and minimi...
Penn State selected for DHS National Visualization Team
...rect or execute actions. Penn State is one of four university
team selections announced today. The others are the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Washington, and Purdue University in partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine. Stanfo...
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