Navigation Links
Pelosi Congratulates UCSF's Elizabeth Blackburn for Receiving Nobel Prize in Medicine
Date:10/5/2009

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement congratulating molecular biologist Elizabeth H. Blackburn of the University of California, San Francisco, who today was named to receive the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Dr. Blackburn shares the award with Carol W. Greider of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Jack W. Szostak of Harvard Medical School for their discovery of an enzyme that plays a key role in normal cell function, as well as in cell aging and most cancers.

"Dr. Elizabeth H. Blackburn is a champion of innovation and an example of the best in America's scientific community. She is an inspiration to all women pursuing careers in the fields of technology, engineering, and mathematics. Her Nobel Prize is a tribute to San Francisco's entrepreneurial spirit and to our nation's continued leadership in the fields of science and medicine.

"Dr. Blackburn's groundbreaking discovery represents more than one small step for biological research - it is a giant leap forward in the battle for a cure to cancer and other devastating diseases. Thanks to her work, patients will get better care; doctors will have better tools for treatment; and future generations of researchers will gain a critical building block for the next wave of discovery.

"I offer my warmest congratulations to Dr. Blackburn, her colleagues, Carol W. Greider of Johns Hopkins University and Jack W. Szostak of Harvard Medical School, and all of the administrators and researchers of UCSF. Their work is truly changing the way we look at our future."

SOURCE Office of the Speaker of the House


'/>"/>
SOURCE Office of the Speaker of the House
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pelosi Statement on the 25th Anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
2. Pelosi: Health Reform Will Provide Seniors Better Benefits, Guaranteed Access to Doctors, Extended Stability for Medicare
3. Pelosi and Hoyer Remarks at Press Availability Following Leadership Meeting
4. Pelosi Remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundations Annual Legislative Conference
5. Pelosi Statement on Senator Baucus Health Insurance Reform Proposal
6. Congress Breathes Easier, Thanks to Speaker Pelosis Successful Efforts to Eliminate House Smoking Rooms
7. Pelosi Remarks at Democratic Steering and Policy Committee Forum on Health Insurance Reform
8. Pelosi on President Obamas Health Reform Speech: The Time to Act Is Now; And We Will
9. Pelosi, Reid Remarks at Press Availability Following Meeting With President Obama
10. Pelosi: Public Option Best Way to Control Costs, Promote Competition
11. Pelosi and Reid Invite President Obama to Address Congress
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... September 16, 2014 A recent ... used as a dermal filler, “Expression”, which has not ... on the market to be used as an intra-nasal ... FDA for use as a dermal filler. Because of ... off-label for wrinkle reduction, and patients have had bad ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... September 16, 2014 Dr. Eric Millstein ... of ACLsurgeryLA.com , a specialty website devoted to ... As an avid sports lover and athlete, Dr. Millstein ... and recovery from injuries to maintain active, healthy lifestyles. ... patients a resource dedicated specifically to ACL injuries ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ... Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in ... Spectrum Day Vancouver conference this weekend. , Dr. Jivraj, ... about All-on-4™ dental implants in his presentation ... he will deliver at 12:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 MEDICC Review today ... genetics in Cuba. Although the articles do not ... are intrinsically connected, since cancers begin with errors in ... full spectrum of cancer control, from primary prevention to ... topic of an exclusive interview with National Medical ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Registration ... Run For The Warriors®, a 10K, 5K, and 1-mile ... The race is sponsored by Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW, the ... will begin at the Town of Babylon Town Hall ... http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/2014LIRun . The run is organized by Hope ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Non-approved Dermal Filler 2Health News:FDA Warns Against Non-approved Dermal Filler 3Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlights ACL Conditions With New Website 2Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlights ACL Conditions With New Website 3Health News:Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Expert, World-Renowned Prosthodontic Speaker, Presenting in Canada this Weekend 2Health News:Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Expert, World-Renowned Prosthodontic Speaker, Presenting in Canada this Weekend 3Health News:Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Expert, World-Renowned Prosthodontic Speaker, Presenting in Canada this Weekend 4Health News:Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Expert, World-Renowned Prosthodontic Speaker, Presenting in Canada this Weekend 5Health News:MEDICC Review Journal Dedicates Double Issue to Cancer and Genetics 2Health News:MEDICC Review Journal Dedicates Double Issue to Cancer and Genetics 3Health News:The Hope For The Warriors Long Island Run For The Warriors to Honor Wounded and Families of the Fallen 2
... of,Public Welfare said today it is working with ... an abandoned child in,Lansdowne, Delaware County., An ... noon today and said, "I left a baby ... without providing any other information. Local law,enforcement was ...
... and large numbers of men, are interested in having cosmetic ... Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. , ... in cosmetic surgery, liposuction or both, and another 23 percent ... Among men, 23 percent said they would be interested in ...
... /PRNewswire/ - The IND proposes a randomized Phase,III ... Best Supportive,Care (BSC) versus BSC alone for the ... gastroesophageal junction and stomach who,have failed adjuvant or ... of the IND and will direct the clinical ...
... Oct. 26 In a statewide,effort to help ... violence shelters, the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS),Foundation ... and,distribute personal care items in conjunction with the ... Day" on,Saturday, October 27., "The women and ...
... WHEATON, Ill., Oct. 26 The following is a,media ... Rehabilitation Hospital is the 2007 recipient of the,James Brady ... or organization,that goes above and beyond to improve lives ... goals of the Brain Injury Association of,Illinois., In ...
... UniCare announced today a policy to,make it easy for ... the prescription drugs they need. A one-time override ... up so,that UniCare policyholders in the affected counties can ... in place for,members living in Los Angeles, Orange, San ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Safe Haven Hotline Receives Report of Abandoned Baby in Lansdowne 2Health News:Huge numbers willing to go under knife to alter their appearance, study finds 2Health News:Supratek Pharma Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for SP1049C for the treatment of metastatic adenocarcinoma of the upper gastrointestinal tract 2Health News:Michigan State Medical Society Foundation 'Makes A Difference' by Assisting Those in Crisis Shelters 2Health News:Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital to Receive James Brady Award From Brain Injury Association of Illinois 2Health News:UniCare Announces Temporary Pharmacy Guidelines for Customers Affected by the California Wildfires 2
(Date:9/16/2014)... NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. , Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... paper on the critical elements of installing and maintaining ... systems at the American Society of Plumbing Engineers Convention ... Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Chicago ... , program manager of Hospital Services for Linde Healthcare, ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... LONDON and BOSTON , September ... its Chief Scientific Officer, Fiona Marshall , will give ...   G protein-coupled receptors using StaR ® ... " Advances in Drug Discovery and Development " virtual symposium ... American Chemical Society. The virtual symposium is on Wednesday, 24 ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... NEW YORK , Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) announced today an agreement to ... (CMT) disease and support the development of a stronger ... will provide financial support to several HNF,s initiatives including: ... specific section in the HNF website featuring  HNF newsletters, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Linde Healthcare experts to present details on installation of medical oxygen storage and distribution systems at ASPE convention 2Linde Healthcare experts to present details on installation of medical oxygen storage and distribution systems at ASPE convention 3Heptares to Present on Structure-Based Drug Design Using G Protein-Coupled Receptors at Inaugural Chemistry & Engineering News Virtual Symposium 2Pharnext and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Collaborate to Increase Awareness of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease 2Pharnext and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Collaborate to Increase Awareness of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease 3Pharnext and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Collaborate to Increase Awareness of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease 4
... experts have launched a statewide immunization campaign entitled, "Immunize ... parents who are vaccinating their children that they are ... effective in preventing serious childhood illness. Initiated ... by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment,s ...
... (Pink Sheets: SNDY ) is pleased to announce ... new product development, new product sales and the completion of ... initiative, which is a major step in obtaining the CE ... European Union. Early in 2010, Solos retained Expert ...
Cached Medicine Technology:State Launches 'Immunize for Good' Marketing Campaign to Remind Parents Immunizations are Safe and the Best Way to Prevent Childhood Illness 2Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Trends toward Strong Continued Growth in 2011 2
... Carl Zeiss has successfully advanced into the ... success of this instrument is by no ... and stylish design. Maximum ergonomic convenience is ... be used with a surgical microscope, allowing ...
... superior tissue excision with precision-matched, diamond-honed tips. ... pattern to capture loose bodies drawn into ... pin buffering system to minimize tip breakage ... pin buffering system applies increasing tension to ...
Leg holder for arthroscopy....
Osteoprep instruments provide an array of bone shaping devices especially suited for notchplasties....
Medicine Products: