Innovations in Pediatric Medicine CME conference brings together national pediatrics experts
... Health at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College
8:00 8:45 a.m.
Newborn Screening for inborn
Errors of Metabolism
Dr. Piero Rinaldo, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.
8:45 9:15 a.m.
Prenatal Pediatrics: How Analysis of ...
Genes may make some people more prone to anxiety
... WASHINGTON inborn
differences may help explain why trauma gives some people bad memories and others the nightmare of post-traumatic stress. Scientists in Germany and ...
Science study holds implications for gene therapy and stem cell biology
... are also being tested in well-controlled clinical trials to treat severe inborn
diseases or cancer in humans.
Retrovirus-based gene transfer vectors ... in general, experiment with related gene vectors to treat severe inborn
disorders or cancer. There continues to be an increasing interest in gene ...
Caterpillars tell us how bacteria cause disease
... millions of species worldwide, insects provide a massive pool of hosts for bacterial diseases. The immune system of insects is very similar to the inborn
immune system of mammals. By living first in insects some bacteria have evolved to survive immune system attack, so when they invade mammals they are ...
UF scientists test improved gene therapy method for hereditary heart conditions
... could be used in children," he said, adding that UF researchers hope to launch a trial in patients with Pompe disease early next year. "Many of the inborn
errors have their most feared effects early in life, so we're pushing toward being able to do prevent disease as opposed to trying to correct later. ...
Gene controls whether fear is a factor
... of stathmin perform normally in a test of spatial learning.
Fear reactions represent a spectrum of behaviors that vary from those that are inborn
to those instilled through experience, said the researchers. Instinctive fears--such as fear of heights or predators--are often species specific ...
Children's taste sensitivity and food choices influenced by taste gene
... children. "This knowledge may bring relief to parents who learn that their children reject foods that they themselves like because of inborn
differences in taste ability, rather than rebelliousness or defiance of authority," explains Reed.
The research continues and extends Monell's ...