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Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter

... 2009) -- A team of experts in biomechanics and physiology that conducted experiments on Oscar Pistorius, ... their findings in the Journal of Applied physiology . Some of their previously confidential findings ... In summary, the team concluded that Pistorius' physiology (energy cost and fatigability) is generally ...

Translating the conversation between the brain and blood vessels

... scientist, and delivered the Walter B. Cannon physiology in Perspective lecture on April 18. The lecture ... American Heart Association, a former editor of physiology in Medicine ( Annals of Internal Medicine ) and ... peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of physiology , Journal of Neuroscience and the American ...

Small RNAs can play critical roles in male infertility/contraception

... of Medicine scientists in the Department of physiology and Cell Biology have discovered insight into the ... for the study and associate professor of physiology and cell biology at the School of Medicine. ... and Seungil Ro, Ph.D., an assistant professor of physiology and cell biology, co-first authored this paper. ...

Research uncovers promising target to treat chronic abdominal pain

... said Robert Stephens, associate professor of physiology and cell biology at Ohio State and senior author ... in a recent issue of the American Journal of physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver physiology . Stephens and colleagues tested the effects ...

SUNY Downstate researchers find that memory storage molecule preserves complex memories

... by Andre A. Fenton, PhD, associate professor of physiology and pharmacology, Todd C. Sacktor, MD, professor of physiology and pharmacology and of neurology, and Peter Serrano, PhD, research assistant professor of physiology and pharmacology, at SUNY Downstate, as well as ...

Springer and the Physiological Society of Japan sign publishing agreement

... journal will join Springer's strong portfolio of physiology journals which includes such publications as ... and Pflgers Archiv: European Journal of physiology . The Journal of Physiological Sciences will ... and theories of modern physiology. All fields of physiology are covered, encompassing molecular, cellular and ...

Study may explain exercise-induced fatigue in muscular dystrophies

... Ph.D., UI professor and head of molecular physiology and biophysics and a Howard Hughes Medical ... who holds the Roy J. Carver Chair of physiology and Biophysics. Using animal models, the ... Ph.D., UI research associate in molecular physiology and biophysics, showed that mice with misplaced ...

Single-celled bacterium works 24-7

... clock One of the mysteries in cellular physiology is this business of rhythm, said Himadri Pakrasi, ... impact the day-night cycle has on the overall physiology of the cell. It goes far beyond just the ... see the effect of day-night cycles on the overall physiology of Cyanothece, lead author Jana Stckel, Ph.D., ...

USF professor gives historical look at physiology and WWII air war

... Diego. His presentation is entitled High altitude physiology research and training platforms used by American ... behind the advances the Allies made in aviation physiology research during the war. To hear an extended ... Lovelace of the Mayo Clinic, a leader in aviation physiology research during the war, studied the opening ...

APS names 2 minority outreach fellows

... and obtained her doctorate in Reproductive physiology from Cornell University. Ms. Mathis, an ... pre-doctoral candidate in the Department of physiology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences ... Physics from Purdue University (2003) and a MS in physiology from LSU Health Sciences Center (2005). ...

Plant Physiology and TAIR partnership will provide genetic information to public database

... unique partnership has been formed between Plant physiology and The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) ... to the TAIR database at the same time. Plant physiology ( http://www.plantphysiol.org/ ) is an ... environmental biology of plants. Although Plant physiology publishes papers on a wide range of plants, it ...

The top 5 ways medical physics has changed health care

... image the human body. In 2003, the Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine was awarded to Paul Lauterbur and ... Radioimmunoassays In 1977, the Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine was awarded to AAPM member Rosalyn ... Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield won the Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine for developing CT, which has ...

Emerging field of neuroecology is showcased in December issue of the Biological Bulletin

... recognizes a continuum that runs from physiology to individual behavior to populations and ... are regulated, in this case by behavior and the physiology that determines behavior. This Biological ... doesnt have to stop at the level of cellular physiology or individual organisms; it is now possible to ...

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

... program with which researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular physiology in Dortmund aim to facilitate the search for suitable pharmaceutical ... from Herbert Waldmann's group at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular physiology in Dortmund. Chemists cannot cook up all possible compounds to test them. ...

Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage

... signal brain damage, according to a new study from the Journal of Applied physiology . However, the appearance of the protein, S100B, was transient and leaves ... physiology is the study of how molecules, cells, tissues and organs function to ...

Airway cells use 'tasting' mechanism to detect and clear harmful substances

... Michael Welsh, M.D., UI professor of internal medicine and molecular physiology and biophysics, who holds the Roy J. Carver Chair of Internal Medicine and physiology and Biophysics. Welsh also is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute ...

Short stressful events may improve working memory

... protective and damaging effects on the body," said Zhen Yan, professor of physiology and biophysics at UB and senior author on the study. "This paper and ... of the journal. Eunice Y. Yuen, Ph.D., UB research assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, is the first author on the study. To test the effect ...

Sticky protein helps reinforce fragile muscle membranes

... senior study author Kevin Campbell, Ph.D., professor and head of molecular physiology and biophysics at the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine ... integrity," said Campbell, who also holds the Roy J. Carver Chair of physiology and Biophysics. "However, this tool also suggests that delivering ...

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers first to clone mice in Spain

... Researchers at the Department of Cell Biology, physiology and Immunology at Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona (UAB) are the first to ... Josep Santal and Elena Ibez from the Department of Cell Biology, physiology and Immunology at UAB. In order to clone the animals, researchers ...

Discovery raises new doubts about dinosaur-bird links

... paths into birds, crocodiles and dinosaurs. The lung structure and physiology of crocodiles, in fact, is much more similar to dinosaurs than it is to ... lived many millions of years later." OSU research on avian biology and physiology was among the first in the nation to begin calling into question the ...

Engineered pig stem cells bridge the mouse-human gap

... reprogrammed stem cells from adult pigs. As pigs are large animals with a physiology very similar to humans, this work provides a valuable model to study the ... before thorough safety and efficacy trials in animal models, but the size, physiology and short lifespan of mice makes them less than ideal for these trials. ...

Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue

... appears online in the Articles-in-Press section of the American Journal of physiology -- Heart Circulation physiology at http://ajpheart.physiology.org/cgi/reprint/00186.2009v1 The heart ...

March of Dimes awards $250,000 prize to scientists unraveling the causes of muscular dystrophy

... Hughes Medical Institute investigator, is professor and head of Molecular physiology and Biophysics at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. He is also the Roy J. Carver Chair of Molecular physiology and Biophysics and Director of the Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular ...

Chemical found in medical devices impairs heart function

... function in rats. Appearing online this week in the American Journal of physiology , these new findings suggest a possible new reason for some of the common ... investigator Artin Shoukas, Ph.D., professor of biomedical engineering, physiology and anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins. "I'm a ...

Uncooperative voltage sensors

... The May 2009 issue of the Journal of General physiology features an article and accompanying commentary on new experimental ... potassium (Kv) channel. As Richard Horn (Department of Molecular physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Hyperexcitability, Jefferson Medical College) ...

Male impotence drugs may deserve a second look in women

... with these disorders," says Dr. Kyan J. Allahdadi, postdoctoral fellow in physiology at MCG. He's presenting the findings during the 122nd Annual Meeting of ... in females, says Dr. R. Clinton Webb, chair of the MCG Department of physiology and a study author. Scientists define female sexual dysfunction as a ...

Journal of General Physiology explores mysteries of TRP channels in latest Perspectives series

... control their gating processes. In its latest Perspectives in General physiology series ( http://jgp.rupress.org/current.shtml ), the Journal of General physiology (JGP) utilizes the contributions of leading experts to provide a critical ...

Is it really only our kidneys that control blood pressure?

... agree; is the kidney or the brain to blame? This month, Experimental physiology hosts a lively debate between two groups of world-leading experts. In the ... to answer. Professor David Paterson, the Chief Editor of Experimental physiology and instigator of the debate, said: "This frank exchange of views was ...

Study suggests salt might be 'nature's antidepressant'

... 8 grams. Johnson, who holds appointments in psychology and integrative physiology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in pharmacology in the ... published a review of these findings in the July issue of the journal physiology & Behavior with Michael J. Morris and Elisa S. Na, UI graduate students. ...

Protein that regulates hormones critical to women's health found in pituitary

... biological processes," says senior author Meyer Jackson, a professor of physiology at the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). More ... Edwin Chapman, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, fellow SMPH physiology professor and synaptotagmin expert. The UW-Madison researchers conducted ...

Novel publishing approach puts textbook in more hands

... Roberts, Ph.D., of New England Biolabs, joint winner of the Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine 1993 and a pioneer in supporting taxpayer access to publicly ... a dense array of various sugar molecules. The roles of glycans in human physiology and disease, including cancer, are also emphasized. Finally, the growing ...

Fructose sets table for weight gain without warning

... of Medicine in Gainesville. The study appears in the American Journal of physiology Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative physiology , published by The American Physiological Society. Leptin as regulator ...

What causes cell defenses to crumble?

... and Stanford University in California report in the American Journal of physiology Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative physiology . Mussels like the California mussel ( Mytilus californianus ) can pump ...

Mouse study: When it comes to living longer, it's better to go hungry than go running

... that exercise alone does not. Researchers expect that clues to the physiology of longevity in mice will eventually be applied to people, Huffman said. ... of aging in mice, appears in the May issue of the American Journal of physiology published by The American Physiological Society (APS; www.The-APS.org). ...

UMass Medical School's Craig Mello elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

... and his colleague Andrew Fire, PhD, were awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine. In 1998, Mello and Fire, who was then at the Carnegie ... Court Senior Associate Justice John Paul Stevens; 2004 Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine, Linda Buck, who discovered a molecular understanding of the ...

Nobel laureate Dr. Linda Buck elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences 2008 Class of Fellows

... and complete list of winners.) Buck in 2004 received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for her groundbreaking work on odorant receptors and the ... Institute Investigator and an affiliate professor in the Department of physiology and Biophysics at the University of Washington, is the recipient of many ...

Ancient DNA: reconstruction of the biological history of Aldaieta necropolis

... team from the Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology & Animal physiology in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the Leioa campus of the ... In this vein, the Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology & Animal physiology in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the Basque ...

New study finds uncontrollable stress worsens symptoms of endometriosis

... team of investigators with expertise in endometriosis, animal physiology and behavior. Marielly Cuevas, Olga I. Santiago, Kenira J. Thompson and Caroline B. Appleyard, Department of physiology and Pharmacology, Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico, and ...

Where college students live can impact their weight, eating and exercise habits

... team of investigators with expertise in endometriosis, animal physiology and behavior. Marielly Cuevas, Olga I. Santiago, Kenira J. Thompson and Caroline B. Appleyard, Department of physiology and Pharmacology, Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico, and ...

Taking the fight against cancer to heart

... metabolism and is also professor of medicine, molecular pharmacology and physiology at USF. He will present his research at a symposium April 9 at the ... deBold, of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute will discuss the physiology and gene expression of cardiac hormones, also known as natriuretic peptide ...
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