Navigation Links
United States Recognizes Leading Scottish Scientist for Disease Research
Date:4/22/2009

Sir Philip Cohen to be inducted into National Academy of Sciences for groundbreaking work in biochemistry and biology

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Philip Cohen of Scotland's University of Dundee will be inducted into the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) during its 146th annual meeting on Saturday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m. at the NAS building for his excellence in original scientific research. Sir Philip is one of only four Scottish scientists ever inducted into the NAS, one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States and a rare honor for non-U.S. scientists.

As Director of the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit and the Scottish Institute for Cell Signalling at the University of Dundee, Sir Philip has advanced the field of biochemistry. In particular, he has studied abnormal protein phosphorylation as a cause or consequence of cancer, diabetes and inflammatory disease. Under Sir Philip's direction, scientists have identified new proteins as targets for a number of breakthrough therapies today, as well as new diabetes and cancer drugs in development. For instance, protein kinase inhibitors have been approved for clinical use as anti-cancer agents, including Gleevec, a drug that has helped turn a previously fatal form of leukemia into a manageable disease.

Sir Philip's contribution to the field of life sciences is demonstrated by his longstanding commitment to collaboration across the industry. Recently, Sir Philip helped identify the Ubiquitin Proteasome System (UPS) as a promising new source for key drug targets and is part of a global UPS research program partnering life sciences company Millipore with the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde and Edinburgh, and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.

"I believe this recognition is a testament to Scotland's longstanding commitment to advancing cutting-edge disease research, as wel
'/>"/>

SOURCE University of Dundee
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Cepheid Enters Into Five-Year Agreement With Northrop Grumman for the Purchase of Anthrax Test Cartridges for Use in United States Postal Service Biohazard Detection Systems
2. Romark Initiates Clinical Trial of Alinia(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C in the United States
3. InterCure and Omron Healthcare (UK) Ltd. Announce Marketing Collaboration for Hypertension Market in United Kingdom
4. United BioSource Acquires Interest in Leading Adaptive Design Technology Service Provider
5. Biomira Announces Plan to Reincorporate in the United States
6. Panel to Discuss the Far-Ranging Effects and Consequences of Heart Disease, Which is the Leading Killer in Both Men and Women in the United States
7. InterCure and Mashco Announce Launch into Independent Pharmacies in the United Kingdom
8. United BioSource Acquires Caro Research, Leader in Simulation Modeling
9. ThalesNano Inc. Opens Own Representation in the United Kingdom and has New Distribution Agreements for Europe and India
10. ISTO Technologies Granted Key Patent for Cartilage Cell Expansion by the United States Patent Office
11. Bioponic Phytoceuticals to Roll Out Multiple Products to 1,000 Major Health Food Stores in the Western United States
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014 Involution Studios , a ... a new infographic, Understanding Ebola . The ... designed, easy to follow informative tool for anyone wanting ... symptoms and prevention. , "As the news has spread ... Ebola outbreak represents not only a healthcare crisis with ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Physicians Choice ... cardiovascular pharmacogenetics menu, which enables healthcare providers to ... With PCLS’s evidence-based results, healthcare providers are better ... their therapy, while minimizing risks for adverse drug ... according to the FDA [1] more than 2.2 ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) – ... people worldwide are living with diabetes, with  that number ... The global market for diabetes treatments is approximately $500 ... worldwide died from pancreatic cancer.  Pancreatic cancer is the ... in the United States , and ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... , Oct. 20, 2014 Mapp ... experimental ZMapp™ antibody therapeutic to fight the Ebola ... difficult and time-consuming the production of pharmaceuticals can ... research publisher said that while some may be ... this compound, those with industry knowledge are well ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Involution Studios' Ebola Infographic Provides Key Disease Information and Statistics at a Glance 2PCLS Announces Expansion of Cardiovascular Pharmacogenetic Testing Menu 2PCLS Announces Expansion of Cardiovascular Pharmacogenetic Testing Menu 3Nuvilex Brief Analyst Report: Thinking Outside the Box by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2Kalorama: ZMapp Highlights Need For Faster Biopharmaceutical Production 2Kalorama: ZMapp Highlights Need For Faster Biopharmaceutical Production 3
... Inc. (OTC: MSEL) operating under its principal brand ... of visual communications and brand imaging solutions, was awarded " ... 9th Annual American Business Awards Ceremony, in recognition of its ... solid results, despite prevailing economic turbulence. The American ...
... 2011 Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... present data for its two first-in-class diabetes drugs, ... and its investigational diabetes drug candidates BYDUREON™ (exenatide ... at the 71st Scientific Sessions of the American ...
... 2011 Scientists Drs. Samuel and Elenore Bogoch of BioRadar ... in Replikin Counts of the EHEC lethal strains of E. ... of E. Coli have been studied in laboratories in Germany ... in the public databases. Replikins are subsequences of the genome ...
Cached Biology Technology:Merisel, Inc. Wins Business Turnaround of the Year at the 2011 American Business Awards 2Merisel, Inc. Wins Business Turnaround of the Year at the 2011 American Business Awards 3Merisel, Inc. Wins Business Turnaround of the Year at the 2011 American Business Awards 4Merisel, Inc. Wins Business Turnaround of the Year at the 2011 American Business Awards 5Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Promising New Data on the Company's Diabetes Programs at ADA 2011 2Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Promising New Data on the Company's Diabetes Programs at ADA 2011 3Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Promising New Data on the Company's Diabetes Programs at ADA 2011 4Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Promising New Data on the Company's Diabetes Programs at ADA 2011 5Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Promising New Data on the Company's Diabetes Programs at ADA 2011 6Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Promising New Data on the Company's Diabetes Programs at ADA 2011 7Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Promising New Data on the Company's Diabetes Programs at ADA 2011 8Rising Replikin Counts in E. Coli in Germany Since 2005 Preceded Current E. Coli Outbreak 2Rising Replikin Counts in E. Coli in Germany Since 2005 Preceded Current E. Coli Outbreak 3
(Date:10/18/2014)... patients referred for evaluation of suspected genetic conditions, ... 25 percent, including detection of a number of ... disease, according to a study appearing in ... coincide with the American Society of Human Genetics ... or coding regions of thousands of genes simultaneously ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... news release is available in German . ... millions of sperms every day in order to reproduce? And ... are the topic of the latest issue of the research ... 2014). The evolutionary biologist Steven Ramm from Bielefeld University Bielefeld ... it is not unusual for a female to copulate with ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... body. Battles are won, lost or sometimes end ... as tumor dormancy—can last up to 25 years ... poorly understood. , A new computational model ... Professor of Chemistry at Princeton University, may help ... switch to a malignant state. Published today in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Whole-exome sequencing shows potential as diagnostic tool 2Sperm wars 2Modeling tumor dormancy 2
... top technological universities have come together to form ... brings together these leading engineering-based universities in the ... address global societal issues is through the joint ... top class research in science and technology. ...
... Scientists have completed the first study of microbes that ... the Gulf of Mexico, where conditions may resemble those ... was partially funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), ... vents spew mud, oil, brine and gases that support ...
... Outreach efforts by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) ... the second year, TGen will help organize a cancer ... The 2nd annual Fort Defiance Cancer Awareness and Advocacy ... 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. July 18 at the Navajo Nation ...
Cached Biology News:Global alliance of leading technological universities to address global societal issues 2Better living through chemistry 2Better living through chemistry 3TGen helps promote cancer awareness for vast Navajo Nation 2TGen helps promote cancer awareness for vast Navajo Nation 3
...
Mouse anti-JNK (PT183/185) Class: Antibody Product Group: Signalling molecules and phospho-specific Antibody...
Acetyl CoA Carboxylase Antibody...
mu Opioid Receptor splice variant Immunogen: Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues K S C M D R G M R N L L P D D G P R Q E of Mu Opioid Receptor. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycle...
Biology Products: