Navigation Links
2011 Lasker Awards Honor Medical Research Pioneers
Date:9/12/2011

rature citing successful clinical trials for artemisinin appeared in late 1979, but as was customary in China at the time, the authors were anonymous. The paper drew attention and in 1981, Tu appeared at an international meeting where she presented her findings on artemisinin and its chemical derivatives that form the foundation of today's life-saving therapies.

Malaria remains a killer. The mosquito-borne parasites that cause the disease infected 247 million people in 2008 and caused almost one million deaths. Pockets of resistance have cropped up and since 2006, the WHO has recommended treatments that combine an unrelated chemical with an artemisinin-based compound. Today it is clear that Tu's insight and vision have saved millions of lives, particularly in the developing world, and continues to yield long-term medical benefits in the ongoing fight against this deadly disease.

The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health - Providing Innovative Therapies and Training New Generations of Physician-Scientists

The Lasker~Bloomberg Public Service Award honors the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health for creating a research hospital where doctors develop innovative therapies and explore new ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent a wide variety of diseases. Since its inception in 1953, the Center has spearheaded major advances in a wide array of medical arenas and has distinguished itself as a model research institution that has trained thousands of investigators, many of whom have gone on to lead their own organizations.

Today, research scientists from 18 of the 27 NIH Institutes and Centers, each of which focuses on a particular biomedical realm, collaborate with the Center, which has treated more than 450,000 patients from 149 countries since it opened. It does so – providing state-of-the-art care – at no cost to patients.  In 2010, the Center treated 10,086 individuals, and its physicians ar
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology technology :

1. 2010 Lasker Awards Honor Trailblazers in Medical Research and Clinical Care
2. Debiopharm Group™ Presents the Debiopharm Group™ Life Sciences Award 2011 and two Junior Debiopharm Group™ Awards 2011 at the ISREC 2011 Life Sciences Symposium
3. 2011 Awards of World Cultural Council
4. BioInformatics LLC Announces the Life Science Industry Awards on November 15, 2011 in Washington, DC
5. Noted Author, Speaker, and Publisher, Gary Barg Joins BRAVE Awards Selection Committee
6. PAREXEL Named Company of the Year for the Pharmaceutical Industry in International Business Awards(SM)
7. Department of Defense Awards $5.7 Million Contract to PharmAthene for Nerve Agent Medical Countermeasure Program
8. TALEN® Access by Cellectis Bioresearch Receives "Most Innovative New Service 2011" Award at Life Science Awards
9. National Parkinson Foundation Awards More Than $1 Million for Research
10. The IPG Media Lab and Affectiva Announce Winners of First Annual Neuromarketing Awards
11. Department of Energy projects win 36 R&D100 Awards for 2011
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... iLab Solutions, the global leader in ... Bryant as the new Director of Institutional Implementations and ... These two new leadership positions were created to support ... that iLab continues to meet the needs of its ... iLab has been deployed at over 450 core facilities ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that the ... grow moderately through 2023 as the aging population, increasing ... dental biomaterials all spur procedure volumes. Growth will be ... China and India , ... reach for a larger proportion of the population. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... December 16, 2014 The Activated ... 2013, which is why IBISWorld updated its original industry ... to benefit from an intensified focus on environmental policy. ... new emission standards for power plants and a range ... to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Sarah Kahn, “a range of ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... N.J. (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 ... (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), today announced ... (referred to as Somatuline®) was approved by the ... treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) in adult ... advanced or metastatic disease to improve progression-free survival ...
Breaking Biology Technology:iLab Solutions Announces Two New Leadership Positions to Meet the Needs of Its Growing Customer Base 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 2Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 3Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 2Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 3Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 4Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 5Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 6Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 7Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 8
... PALO ALTO, Calif. , May 4 "BIO has ... of the biotechnology sector.  It is my goal to build upon these ... fosters the right policy environment for the biobased solutions that our industry ... , , ...
... slips into the sole of your sneaker, but it,s a ... hundreds of times faster ― a communications technology "enabler" that ... the future, currently being created by Dr. Koby Scheuer of ... Scheuer has developed a new plastic-based technology for the nano-photonics ...
... BERLIN and CHICAGO , May ... the most important biotechnology segments in Germany .,With an ... German diagnostics,market, the segment enjoys a compound annual growth ... trends toward personalized,medicine that are correspondingly increasing the market for ...
Cached Biology Technology:Statement from Genencor CEO Tjerk de Ruiter Upon Being Elected as Chair of the Industrial & Environmental Section and Board of Directors of the Biotechnology Industry Association (BIO) 2An optical traffic cop for rapid communication 2BIO 2010: German Molecular Diagnostics Segment Posting Double-Digit Growth 2BIO 2010: German Molecular Diagnostics Segment Posting Double-Digit Growth 3
(Date:12/11/2014)... --Research and Markets , ... ) has announced the addition of the ... their offering. One major trend ... multimodal biometric systems. Multimodal biometric systems utilize more ... and identification purposes. This helps to reduce the ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... Minn. , Dec. 10, 2014  Data ... physiologic monitoring, has released a new series of ... of preclinical toxicology researchers. M series, part of ... toxicologists collect the best possible physiologic data when ... Adding functional endpoints to toxicology studies has ...
(Date:12/10/2014)...  Valencell, a leader in performance biometric data sensor ... from its licensees for highly accurate, clinically validated biometric ... coming from fitness and health sectors, but first responders/military ... is only as useful as the biometric data it ... in long-term mass consumer adoption of wearable products," said ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted 2Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2
... HOUSTON (Jan. 31, 2012) Just the mention ... are often painful and sometimes difficult to remove, and 10 ... the risk of developing kidney stones is exacerbated due to ... that resource limitations and distance from Earth could restrict treatment ...
... Over the past 30 years, numerous studies have linked ... bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorder and dementia. Genetic fragments ... disorders in a range of mammals and birds, have ... study results have been inconsistent. Now, the first ...
... who have Ulcerative Colitis (UC) or Ileal Pouch know ... between flares is crucial to successfully living with the ... drugs, dietary changes and, for many, the addition of ... management of these conditions. Now, Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc., maker ...
Cached Biology News:Twinkle, twinkle kidney stone: With a push you could be gone 2Twinkle, twinkle kidney stone: With a push you could be gone 3Does Borna disease virus cause mental illness? 2Maker of VSL#3 probiotic offers assistance program for ulcerative colitis and ileal pouch patients 2
... Intended for users requiring mass ... AXIMA-LNR linear MALDI TOF Mass spectrometer ... QA/QC applications and for high performance ... oligonucleotide QA/QC, SNP analysis, protein detection, ...
Rat Lung Fibroblasts (RLF) (>500,000 cells)...
... DNA is an ideal small concentrator for ... capable of removing water and organic solvents ... tubes, microplates, vials and round bottom flasks. ... the busy lab. ,The built-in special runs ...
... miVac Duo is suitable for use with ... organic solvents through to water and some ... centrifugal concentrator capable of removing water and ... formats including tubes, microplates, vials and round ...
Biology Products: