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Inherited cancer mutation is widespread in America

... of the spread and prevalence of the American founder Mutation, a common cause in North America of ... Research. The increased age of the American founder Mutation means that it is significantly more ... study of nine families showed that the American founder Mutation results in the loss of a very specific ...

Herr receives Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment

... Dave Eggers, San Francisco, author and founder of the 826 Valencia writing laboratories as well ... Ph.D., Boulder, Colo., engineer, professor and founder of Engineers without Borders - USA; and Susan Seacrest, Lincoln, Neb., environmental advocate and founder of the Groundwater Foundation Human ...

Innerscope Research(R) Appoints Digital Leader, Andre Marquis, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

... Innerscope as a leader in next-generation media research. Marquis was the founder and/or first management for five entrepreneurial ventures with a total ... Marquis served as Senior Marketing Officer at Log Savvy Corporation; founder and COO of Chorus, a business unit of Eli Lilly; and Chief Technology and ...

Innerscope Research(R) Appoints Digital Leader, Andre Marquis, as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

... Innerscope as a leader in next-generation media research. Marquis was the founder and/or first management for five entrepreneurial ventures with a total ... Marquis served as Senior Marketing Officer at Log Savvy Corporation; founder and COO of Chorus, a business unit of Eli Lilly; and Chief Technology and ...

Clear(R) Secures $44.4 Million in Venture Funding

... Lockheed Martin, GE Security, Baker Capital, Lehman Brothers, and Clear founder and CEO Steven Brill. Clear will use the financing to further its ... national network, and then expand to other non-Airport venues," said Clear founder and CEO Steven Brill. "This marks an exciting new phase in Clear's growth ...

IEEE-USA innovation forum will help prepare US tech leaders to prosper in a global marketplace

... as president and CEO of numerous U.S. steel companies; Alain Rostain, founder and principal of Creative Advantage, a strategic innovation consulting ... switching system that evolved into the Internet. Howard Lieberman, founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley Innovation Institute, will deliver the ...

Iowa State University conference examines developing bioeconomy

... the bioeconomy these days" Khosla co-founder of Sun Microsystems and founder of Khosla Ventures in Menlo Park, Calif. will share his views during a ... conference at 9:15 a.m., Monday, Nov. 5 in Hilton Coliseum. Venter is founder and president of the non-profit J. Craig Venter Institute and a co-founder ...

Plankton Power and RTDC announce proposed algae-to-biofuels pilot facility on Cape Cod

... and collaboration necessary to advance commercial development of promising algae-to-biofuel technology on the Cape," said Curtis S. Felix, CEO and founder of Plankton Power. "The MMR location is ideal for this pilot projectthe on-site wastewater treatment plant would provide an excellent source of ...

Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

... of the new colony were likely to be the abundant local food resource and extensive physical habitat that allowed rapid expansion after the initial founder event, and a tendency for females to return to annual breeding sites in this species. When the ice expanded again 1,000 years ago, the seals ...

Working to conserve endangered 'Playboy' bunnies

... Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's legacy will live on with a new University of Central Florida study aimed at saving the endangered bunnies named after him. Rosanna ...

'Honey bee health' of concern at Western Apicultural Society conference

... in Western States." On Thursday morning, Aug. 20, participants will hear "Effects of Honey on Human Physiology" by Ron Fessenden of Haaddam, Kan., founder of the Committee for the Promotion of Honey and Health, Inc., and co-author of the books, "The Hibernation Diet" and "The Honey Revolution." Also ...

Versartis presents positive preclinical data on 2 product candidates at ENDO 09

... first time confirmed our expectation that dosing can be extended from weekly to monthly for our product candidates," said Jeffrey L. Cleland, Ph.D., founder and Chief Executive Officer of Versartis. "Our preclinical data presented today show that VRS-317 demonstrated in vivo potency equal to daily hGH, ...

International Serious Adverse Events Consortium announces initial study results in its global research collaboration to identify genetic markers related to drug induced liver injury

... and to begin the critical process of developing validated biomarkers to forecast patients who may be at risk for DILI," said Arthur Holden, founder and chairman of the SAEC. "To date, in conjunction with our collaborators, we have assembled one of the largest DILI research collections in the ...

Microtest Labs Adds Dissolution Testing to its Suite of Analytical and Stability Testing Services

... addition of dissolution testing is the perfect complement to our portfolio of services," said Steven Richter, Ph.D., President and Scientific founder of Microtest Laboratories ( www.microtestlabs.com ). "By offering an even more comprehensive array of assays, we're increasing the convenience, ...

ExcellGene SA first company to offer contract manufacturing in 250 Liter OrbShake bioreactor

... production of gram quantities of protein for pre-clinical testing and Phase I studies under cGMP and non-cGMP conditions.   Prof. Dr. Wurm, founder and CSO of ExcellGene SA comments: “ExcellGene has always been at the forefront of innovation – be it our TubeSpin system for ...

Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation awards $191,000 in grants

... research in "MR-guided Transplantation of Magnetoencapsulated Human Pancreatic Islet Cells in a Diabetic Swine Model." This grant, named after the founder of the SIR Foundation, is designed to provide support to junior interventional radiology faculty members early in their academic careers to allow ...

BIO 2009 -- R&D session: New stem cell research unlocks unknown therapies

... new therapies for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, spinal cord injury, stroke, heart diseases and other devastating diseases. He is also the scientific founder of NeuroNova, a biopharmaceutical company, developing stem cell-based therapies for neurological disorders in the central nervous system. NeuroNova ...

ExcellGene and Khner achieved milestone in development of novel 250 Liter mammalian cell culture bioreactors

... biomass in reactors with the ultimate goal to produce recombinant proteins more efficiently.” explains Dr. Wurm, Chief Scientific officer and founder of ExcellGene. Markus Kühner, CEO of Kühner AG comments: “Shaking Technology was widely accepted for microbial cultures, but our ...

Ben-Gurion University research and technology used in new solar energy farm

... a partner in positioning Israel at the center of the world in developing unique solar energy technologies." Roy Segev, chief executive officer and founder of ZenithSolar explained, "The potential for this technology to provide low-cost, accessible energy for customers around the world is enormous. Our ...

TGen helps promote cancer awareness for vast Navajo Nation

... will offer additional discussion panels, a workshop about breast cancer prevention and a seminar for cancer caregivers. Barbara Kavanagh, founder and chief executive officer of the Arizona Myeloma Network, which provides outreach and education focused on this blood-plasma cancer that attacks ...

Compendium of pancreatic cancer biomarkers established as strategic approach to early-detection

... Pandey, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and founder and director of the Institute of Bioinformatics in Bangalore, India. Having mined the literature to amass 2,516 potential biomarkers of ...

Roberta A. Pagon receives lifetime award in genetics from March of Dimes

... TAMPA, F.L. MARCH 27, 2009 The founder of a public database that helps doctors analyze the usefulness of genetic tests in making medical decisions is the 2009 recipient of the March of ...

Gorilla gets MRI at Bronx Zoo

... to all New Yorkers. We need to build awareness about the importance of early detection in the battle against brain tumors," said Dr. Patrick Kelly, founder and President of The Brain Tumor Foundation. "If found early, most brain tumors can be removed before symptoms become apparent. The only way to do ...

Smithsonian scientist warns that palm oil development may threaten Amazon

... region, according to William F. Laurance, senior scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. Laurance and Rhett A. Butler, founder of environmental science Web site Mongabay.com , warn in the open-access journal Tropical Conservation Science , that oil palm expansion in the ...

Fifth annual Templeton-Cambridge fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

... Israel John Gray, Emeritus School Professor of European Thought, London School of Economics Edward Kessler, Fellow, St. Edmund's College, and founder and Executive Director, Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths, University of Cambridge Michael Langford, Former Professor of Philosophy and Medical ...

UC San Diego bioengineering professor trey ideker wins 2009 Overton Prize

... scientist, but an interest in molecular biology led him to the University of Washington's graduate program in molecular biology run by Leroy Hood, founder of the Institute of Systems Biology. The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) press release on the 2009 Overton ...

Iowa State researchers developing clean, renewable energy for ethanol industry

... director of Iowa State's Center for Catalysis, director of Chemical and Biological Sciences for the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and founder of Catilin Inc., an Ames-based company that produces catalysts for biodiesel production; Samuel Jones, an assistant scientist for the Center for ...

LocatePLUS Announces Election of Independent Board

... with operations in the northeast and holds a Bachelors degree in engineering. Mr. Caruso, the other longstanding independent board member, is the founder and President of a construction conglomerate of five companies working in various facets of industrial construction and recently celebrating 25 years ...

Duke forum to address global engineering problems

... security, and education and learning. Participants will include Robert Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology bioengineer, and Jeff Hawkins, founder of the Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience. The summit is jointly hosted by Duke University, the University of Southern California's ...

ABC publishes monograph on scientific and clinical research of Sinupret

... herbal products in Germany, a country where the strong tradition of herbal preparations is combined with modern science," said Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of ABC. "Extensive use by millions of people attests to this product's overall safety and effectiveness in the area of upper ...

Nanoemulsion potent against superbugs that kill cystic fibrosis patients

... of Michigan has filed for patent protection on the CF nanoemulsion, and licensed this technology to Ann Arbor-based NanoBio Corporation. Baker is a founder and equity holder of NanoBio. NanoBio and LiPuma's lab will cooperate in the next steps toward bringing the treatment to market. LiPuma is optimistic ...

Symposium at UH will address how to put 'sustainability' into practice

... future survival of life on the planet." William H. Rodgers, a professor at the University of Washington School of Law who is recognized as the founder of environmental law, will deliver the opening keynote address. "Bill Rodgers is the leading academic in environmental law. His hornbook on ...

Success for first outdoor, large-scale algae-to-biofuel research project in Nevada

... domestic biofuel production and imported fuels," Dr. John W. Bebout, renewable energy expert from Savannah, Georgia and principal consultant and founder of Bebout and Associates, said. There is a possibility for long-term financial benefits for the University from the development of the growing ...

David Rose to present Howe School lecture on new technologies and business models, Jan. 29

... was a founding member of the New York New Media Association. Rose is one of the country's most active early-stage technology investors. He is the founder and Chairman of New York Angels, one of the country's leading technology investment groups; Managing Principal of Rose Tech Ventures, specializing in ...

Study on origin of mutation that causes fatal familiar insomnia

... with a large proportion thereof carrying the same genetic characteristics. Given this situation, three targets were set: to look for the possible founder effect of the D178N mutation amongst patients in the Basque Country; establish relations between carriers in the Basque Country with other cases in ...

FCSO Selects Burgess as Exclusive Pricing Solution for New Medicare Contract

... ensure reimbursement disputes involving PFFS claims are resolved both timely and accurately," said Curtis Lord, FCSO vice chairman. Greg Burgess, founder and president of Burgess noted, "We are excited about our new partnership with FCSO and pleased to be able to provide the company and CMS with the ...

NJIT professor finds engineering technique to identify disease-causing genes

... for complex disorders with such unknown molecular basis," Abdi said. "Many mental illnesses fall within this category." Effat Emamian, MD, founder and CEO of Advanced Technologies for Novel Therapeutics, a start-up company in NJIT's business incubator, and Mehdi Tahoori, assistant professor at ...

Global Viral Forecasting Initiative receives $11M to implement pandemic early warning system

... the world's best bets to prevent the next pandemic." GVFI's strategy for preventing pandemics comes out of more than a decade of research by its founder and director, Dr. Nathan Wolfe, who holds the Lorry I. Lokey Visiting Professorship in Human Biology at Stanford University. Utilizing $2.5m in seed ...

NJIT professor's research suggests changes in underwater data communications

... of Fame Innovators Award. The organization will also honor NJIT President Emeritus Saul F. Fenster, PhD, professor of mechanical engineering, as a founder of the group. Underwater communication systems use acoustic pressure channels. Abdi's invention differs from existing systems because his uses ...

Columbia to award 2008 Horwitz Prize to Arthur Horwich & Ulrich Hartl for cellular protein folding

... mother of Columbia benefactor S. Gross Horwitz. Louisa Gross Horwitz was daughter of Dr. Samuel David Gross, author of "A System of Surgery" and a founder of the American Medical Association. For additional information about the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, visit: http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/horwitz . ...
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