Navigation Links
Weill Cornell science briefs June/July 2008
Date:7/17/2008

ions.

Dr. Stefano Rivella, the study's senior author and assistant professor of genetic medicine in pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, believes that he and his collaborators may have found a way around splenectomy. After giving mice with Cooley's a compound called JAK2 inhibitor, the researchers found that the mice's spleens shrunk to normal sizes, and they began to produce normal red blood cells. The chemical (a similar compound is already in a Phase I clinical trial for myelodysplastic syndromes -- another blood disorder) blocks the activity of the JAK2 gene that is highly expressed in Cooley's anemia, and is believed to play a crucial role in the malformation of red blood cells.

Learn more at: http://news.med.cornell.edu/wcmc/wcmc_2008/05_22_08.shtml


Striking at the Heart of Hepatitis B Virus
A New Drug May Wipe-Out Infection in More Patients

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell clinician-scientists are studying how a new drug might be used to treat chronic hepatitis B infection (HBV). Clevudine is a compound that may provide a longer lasting viral suppression after treatment is stopped, compared to drugs currently prescribed to treat HBV. This new compound is being studied in subjects with chronic HBV who have never been treated before by one of the current standard medications for HBV. The drug blocks an enzyme called DNA polymerase in order to stop the replication of the HBV virus.

Dr. Ira Jacobson -- principal investigator of the study, chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, and Vincent Astor Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College -- says that the new drug may help many patients with HBV avoid a lifetime of taking drugs to control the infection.

For more information: Please contact Arline Loh at 646-962-473
'/>"/>

Contact: Andrew Klein
ank2017@med.cornell.edu
212-821-0560
New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology news :

1. Drug aimed at 2 bioterror agents blocks live viral infection, Weill Cornell team reports
2. 2 federal public health grants awarded to Weill Cornell Medical College
3. $13 million federal grant for research into vascular disease awarded to Weill Cornell
4. Weill Cornell team discovers how brains own tPA helps regulate blood flow to neurons
5. Cornell will host the Northeast Biofuel Summit, Nov. 11-13
6. First symposium of UN University-Cornell Africa Series to be held at UN
7. Wiggle room: Cornell researcher borrows idea from sperm to provide energy for nanoscale robots
8. Cornell researcher seeks clues to how tuberculosis infects cells
9. Cornell researchers prove how plants transport sugars
10. Cornell patents a pink lily look-alike that blooms all summer long
11. The 12th International Behavioral Ecology Congress held at Cornell University, Aug. 10-14
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Global Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their ... Recognition market to grow at a CAGR of 23.5 ... covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of ... To calculate the market size, the report considers the ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... , March 24, 2015   NexID Biometrics ... with critical security-authentication needs, today announced the beginning of ... (FFD) solution. The company, based in ... at the three-day Connect:ID Expo, which began here today ... NexID said version 2.0 of its SDK boosts the ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... Mass , March 23, 2015 SoundView Technology ... of NXT-ID,s (NASDAQ: NXTD ) Wocket smart wallet. SoundView was ... user feedback on their experience with the Wocket in multiple ... at CVS, Whole Foods and other retailers, making both debit ... Kris Tuttle also says, "If the company meets their ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019 with 3M Cogent, Bioenable Technologies, Cross Match Technology, Iris ID Systems & Safran Dominating 2NexID Begins Shipments Of Version 2.0 Fake-Finger-Detection Solution 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 2Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 3Technology Research Note Update from SoundView; Real-World Usage and Feedback of Wocket Smart Wallet at CVS, Whole Foods and other Retailers 4
... shows that anti-microbial medications are a common cause of ... (ALF), with women and minorities disproportionately affected. While ALF ... is unlikely; however liver transplantation offers an excellent survival ... published in the December issue of Hepatology , ...
... SANTA CRUZ, CA--The Genome 10K Community of Scientists and BGI ... a plan to sequence the genomes of 101 vertebrate species ... 10,000 species to be sequenced by the Genome 10K Project. ... effort to gather specimens of thousands of animals from zoos, ...
... On Nov. 16, 2010, at the annual AHA meeting in ... Arnold M. Katz Basic Science Research Prize for Young Investigators. ... and molecular physiology, and a member of the McAllister Heart ... N. and Arnold M. Katz Prize is one of the ...
Cached Biology News:Study finds anti-microbials a common cause of drug-induced liver injury and failure 2Genome 10K Project announces first 101 species for genome sequencing 2Genome 10K Project announces first 101 species for genome sequencing 3
(Date:5/5/2015)... May 5, 2015  A group of biotechnology executives ... Coma Research Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing ... suffering from disorders of consciousness.  ...   ... in which no voluntary actions can be initiated by ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... May 5, 2015 CytomX, a biotechnology company ... announced that Sean McCarthy , D. Phil., chief ... Day in New York at ... will present an overview of CytomX,s Probody pipeline, including ... programs. About CytomX Therapeutics CytomX Therapeutics ...
(Date:5/5/2015)...  Indianapolis-based medical device manufacturer NICO Corporation is ... products including the BrainPath® and Myriad™ technologies offering ... abnormalities and then removing affected tissue. More than ... 50 institutions throughout the United States ... in 12 abstracts, three peer-reviewed publications, and seven ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... /PRNewswire/ - JSS Medical Research Inc., a Montreal ... the acquisition of Max Neeman International (MNI), with head office in ... located in Ahmedabad, Bangalore , Chennai ... subsidiary, a regional office is located North Carolina, USA ... the recent equity investment transaction into JSS with Capital Croissance PME ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 2Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 3Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 4Biotechnology Executives and Medical Doctors Team Up to Tackle Coma and Disorders of Consciousness 5NICO Corporation Gains Market Expansion after Multiple Published Clinical Articles Support Access Technology for Deep Brain Lesions 2NICO Corporation Gains Market Expansion after Multiple Published Clinical Articles Support Access Technology for Deep Brain Lesions 3JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 2JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 3JSS Medical Canada widens its global presence across Asia/Pacific region 4
... about these days stirs as much feedback as my columns ... tools, search, social networks, and syndication technologies. , ,Over the ... social networks to a cautious blogger, and now an enthusiastic ... force that is fundamentally changing communications on every facet. , ...
... than ever before, experts at AD:TECH Chicago agreed, ... quickly sink a product or company's reputation. The result? More ... for companies to watch their brandsand their backs. , ,Several ... companies need to focus more on maintaining their online presence ...
... a rainbow arches from its HQ all the way to prison. ... sheds its old image of ENWRONG to PRISMA. After paying $665 ... identity of PRISMA while some of its executives walk to prison. ... a staff of 5000 in 25 different business units, a big ...
Cached Biology Technology:Changing perspectives on social networks 2Changing perspectives on social networks 3AD:TECH: Advertisers face harsh lessons at the hands of powerful consumers 2AD:TECH: Advertisers face harsh lessons at the hands of powerful consumers 3AD:TECH: Advertisers face harsh lessons at the hands of powerful consumers 4Why is Enron now called Prisma? 2Why is Enron now called Prisma? 3
Rat polyclonal to acetyl Salicylic Acid ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Drugs and NO-drug Rat Anti-conjugated Acetyl Salicylic Acid Polyclonal Antibody...
Rabbit polyclonal to UBC12 (rating: ****) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide: RGGYIGSTYFER, corresponding to amino acids 169-180 of UBC12 Entrez Gene ID: 90...
GBL Antibody...
Biology Products: