Navigation Links
American Society for Investigative Pathology Award presented to David M. Engman
Date:6/4/2008

Bethesda, MD The American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) is pleased to announce that David M. Engman, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Microbiology-Immunology at Northwestern University is the 2008 recipient of the ASIP - Amgen Outstanding Investigative Award, a prestigious annual award for excellent research in experimental pathology funded by Amgen. Dr. Engman presented his paper, "Pathogenesis of Chagas Disease: from Trypanosome to Host Cell Invasion to Myocarditis" at the ASIP 2008 Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology in San Diego, where he received the award.

In his research, Dr. Engman has investigated the biology of trypanosomes that cause African sleeping sickness and Chagas Disease. Among other things, Dr. Engman's research involves the mechanism of Chagas disease and creating numerous animal models of the disease, which include the etiology as well as the functional significance of cardiac autoimmunity that is the result of infection. The autoimmune response is made up of two factions: the antigenic molecular mimicry between parasite and heart proteins and cardiac autoimmunity resulting from cardiomyocyte damage by the parasite. By using advanced equipment, the lab is attempting to re-establish immune tolerance to heart antigens while enhancing a robust anti-parasite immune response to clear the organism.

Dr. Engman received his BA from Northwestern University and his MD and PhD from the University of Iowa. Since beginning his career at Northwestern 18 years ago, Dr. Engman has served on many panels concerning the general training of physician-scientists and the specific training of pathologist-scientists, including the National Association of MD/PhD Programs. Dr. Engmen currently serves as the Chair of the AAMC MD/PhD Group and as the Director of the Northwestern Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).


'/>"/>

Contact: Alta E. Wallington
awallington@asip.org
301-634-7948
American Society for Investigative Pathology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. American Red Cross of Southeastern Michigan Celebrates National CPR/AED Awareness Week
2. Economy and Money Top Causes of Stress for Americans
3. American College of Rheumatology presents recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis therapy
4. American Italian Pasta Company Extends Line of Healthier Pastas With Heartland(R) Perfect Balance
5. American Diabetes Association Receives $450,000 Grant From Abbott Fund for Latino Community Initiatives
6. American Academy of Pediatrics Launches 2008 National Art Contest for Children
7. Animal Dermatology Clinic - San Diego Announces Dr. Brett Wildermuth, DVM, Achieves Diplomate Status With the American College of Veterinary Dermatology
8. Isis Partners Present Clinical Data on Antisense Drugs at the American Society of Clinical Oncology
9. American Oriental Bioengineering Announces US$75 Million Share Repurchase Program
10. Indiana University research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference
11. Jeff Bailet, M.D., Appointed to American Medical Associations Advisory Committee
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, ... genes have been identified that appear linked to autism ... say they are on their way to discovering up ... disorder. Autism spectrum disorders include a range of ... repetitive behaviors. An estimated one in 68 U.S. children ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... offering therapeutic horseback riding to special needs individuals in ... Round-Up on Saturday, November 15 from 10-2:00 p.m. at ... event is open to the public and is designed ... , Admission to the HSS Round-Up is free. ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... The human brain is often overlooked ... to help maintain better mental health, according to Dr. ... Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ for just that ... conflicting attitudes to help keep the reader constantly thinking. ... must decipher the hidden logic within. , “If you ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes ... likely than men to delay care when they have symptoms ... someone comes to the hospital with a more severe or ... options available," study author Catherine Kreatsoulas, a Fulbright Scholar and ... in a news release from the Heart and Stroke Foundation ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many ... near campus, even though tanning increases the risk ... popular among young adults, particularly white women, so ... students, health, the researchers said. "Public health ... student population awareness of the harms that indoor ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 2Health News:Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments 3Health News:Horse Sense & Sensitivity, Jacksonville Non-profit, To Hold 2nd Annual Round-Up 2Health News:‘Dementia Express’ Offers Contradictory and Sometimes Reverse Thinking, All to Keep its Reader on Their Toes With an Active Mind. 2Health News:Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble 2Health News:Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study 2
... A University of Missouri researcher has found that ... increases satiety and reduces hunger throughout the day. In ... found that eating a protein-rich breakfast reduces the brain ... "Everyone knows that eating breakfast is important, but many ...
... reduced inflammation in Crohn,s patients in a research ... Crohn,s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of ... bleeding and weight loss. Treatments for Crohn,s disease ... be associated with rare but serious side effects, ...
... studies on whether moderate exercise can curb the nicotine ... apparent contradiction: it seems to work in short-term, well ... trials. A new study may explain why and help ... in the results of research led by David Williams, ...
... little more difficult now that French researchers have discovered ... seriously compromised during long-term space flight. In a new ... ( http://www.fasebj.org ), the scientists show that antibodies produced ... terra firma. The reduced effectiveness of antibodies makes astronauts ...
... is a major problem for society behind only headaches as ... degeneration of the intervertebral disc. Researchers have worked for many ... on the lower back. Now, in results published in ... permanently replace the workings of the invertebral disc. It is ...
... , THURSDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Problem ... availability, especially online, of gambling opportunities, said experts who ... of the disorder. While most people gamble as ... become too seriously involved in terms of time invested ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Eat a protein-rich breakfast to reduce food cravings, prevent overeating later, researcher finds 2Health News:Use of naltrexone reduces inflammation in Crohn's patients 2Health News:Exercise helps women fight smoking cravings, but effect is short-lived 2Health News:Antibody production gets confused during long-term spaceflight 2Health News:Implant jab could solve the misery of back pain 2Health News:Internet Is Playing a Part in Spread of Problem Gambling 2
(Date:10/27/2014)... , Oct. 27, 2014  In the last few weeks, ... Africa to a worldwide crisis when a ... the virus and died, and two nurses were infected. ... could happen, the use of modern technology, such as electronic health ... unnoticed. This week, InformationWeek Healthcare Editor Alison Diana ...
(Date:10/27/2014)...  OMNIlife science™, Inc. ("OMNI™"), an established medical technology company ... market, announced it will exhibit its, navigated robotic system, ... of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) 24th Annual Meeting ... Texas on November 6-9 in Booth #613. ... George B. Cipolletti , President and ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... At the American College of Emergency Physicians ... October 27-30, 2014, Mindray announces the new M9 premium ... technology. A powerful, versatile, and mobile system, the M9 ... for immediate clinical management and decision-making. ... emergency and critical care medicine has a significant impact ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:EHRs in the Age of Ebola: Discuss on InformationWeek 2EHRs in the Age of Ebola: Discuss on InformationWeek 3OMNIlife science to Exhibit at American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 24th Annual Meeting in Dallas November 6-9 2OMNIlife science to Exhibit at American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 24th Annual Meeting in Dallas November 6-9 3Mindray Introduces Premium Point-of-Care Ultrasound System at ACEP 2
... Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPRX ) announced today that it has ... regained compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement for continued ... , , ... Company that the bid price of its common stock had closed at less ...
... 26 Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) announced today that ... on the drugs in Isis, development pipeline.  The second call of the series ... April 28, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. ET .  This call will ... , , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Regains Compliance with NASDAQ Minimum Bid Price Rule 2Isis Pharmaceuticals to Discuss Its Metabolic Franchise in a Conference Call on Wednesday, April 28 2Isis Pharmaceuticals to Discuss Its Metabolic Franchise in a Conference Call on Wednesday, April 28 3
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: