Tag: "versatility" at medical news

Targeted, oral agent Enzastaurin shows favorable results

...hese data in NSCLC shed new light on the potential versatility of this agent, said Richard Gaynor, M.D., vice president, cancer research and global oncology platform leader for Lilly. Our objective with enzastaurin is to continue investigating the efficacy and safety of this unique molecule in order to determine...

Mimicking how the brain recognizes street scenes

...urobiological basis for those distortions. "The versatility of the biological model turns computer vision from a trick into something really useful," said co-author Stanley Bileschi, a post-doctoral researcher in the Poggio lab. He and co-author Lior Wolf, a former post-doctoral associate who is now on the fa...

Using nanomagnets to enhance medical imaging

...nts that may offer significant advantages, such as versatility in design, over the compounds used today. Contrast agents are used to highlight different tissues in the body or to help distinguish between healthy and diseased tissue. NIST is working with two universities and a hospital to design, produce and te...

Daniel Zheng wins SIAM's first prize at INTEL-ISEF

...ith Fones. "I'm impressed by Daniel's intellectual versatility as much as his depth of knowledge and research skills in math and science. He excels in history, debate, English, and Chinese. He is becoming a fine painter as well. With deep-seated curiosity about the world around him, Daniel finds joy in learning ...

Professor's research with hand-held device brings speech to impaired and disabled individuals

...antages of the B.A. Bar (pronounced BA-bar) is its versatility - it has been used with people from the ages of 2 to 89 and has helped them learn or relearn how to speak and become more independent. Loncke and his research team are using it for several research and clinical applications. The barcode reader provid...

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