Possible drug target found for one of the most aggressive breast cancers
... Grand Rapids, Mich. (July 8, 2009) van
Andel Research Institute (VARI) investigators ... in 2009.
"This very exciting work by the van
Andel Research Institute gives us a new target ... Arizona, which initiated an alliance with van
Andel Institute in February. "Since there are ...
Female human embryos adjust the balance of X chromosomes before implantation
... prior to implantation in the womb.
Ms Ilse van
den Berg told the 25th annual meeting of the ... X chromosome that is switched off," explained Ms van
den Berg, who is a PhD student at Erasmus Medical ... XCI after implantation occurred.
However, Ms van
den Berg and her colleagues have now found the ...
Complications early in pregnancy or in previous pregnancies adversely affect existing or subsequent pregnancies
... second highest rate in Europe .
Dr Robbert van
Oppenraaij told the 25th annual meeting of the ... impact of early pregnancy
Oppenraaij, a medical doctor and PhD student in ... delivery in subsequent pregnancies.
Oppenraaij said: "The finding of a six-fold risk ...
Plant microbe shares features with drug-resistant pathogen
... said Brookhaven Lab microbiologist Daniel (Niels) van
der Lelie, an expert on soil- and ... and not a trait acquired in the hospital," van
der Lelie said. Multi-drug antibiotic-resistance ... inspiration for the synthesis of antibiotics," van
der Lelie said. "These finding will help us to ...
Researchers describe 'implausible' chemistry that produces herbicidal compound
... Nature Chemical Biology in 2007, said Wilfred van
der Donk, an author on both papers with ... this very implausible chemical reaction," van
der Donk said. "And the more we learned about it ... for the development of new antibiotics, said van
der Donk, a principal investigator on the study ...
Protein linked to mental retardation controls synapse maturation, plasticity, CSHL team finds
... in mental retardation (MR)," says Professor Linda van
Aelst, Ph.D., who led the CSHL research team. ...
That has been a major objective of studies in van
Aelst's lab, where previous experiments have ... the synapse
In a new series of experiments, van
Aelst and colleagues set out to discover what ...
Comprehensive cardiogenetic testing for families of sudden unexplained death victims can save lives
... Genetics today (Tuesday 26 May). Dr. Christian van
der Werf, a research fellow at the Department of ... reveal an inherited heart disease", said Dr. van
In the largest such study to date, ... department as soon as possible", said Dr. van
der Werf. "Currently we estimate that only 10% ...
Tips from the American Journal of Pathology
Treatment for Oxygen Toxicity
Dr. Marieke van
Zoelen and colleagues at The University of ... are all at risk for oxygen toxicity.
Zoelen et al hypothesized that uPAR, which ... lung injury that accompanies oxygen therapy."
Zoelen MAD, Florquin S, de Beer R, Pater JM, ...
6 young ASU faculty earn NSF Career awards
... mechanical and aerospace engineering; and Arjan van
der Vaart, assistant professor of chemistry and ... their parents.
The binds that tie
der Vaart's Career award is for $600,000 and will ... of the protein and the bending or kinking of DNA. van
der Vaart will develop and apply new ...
Food security for leaf-cutting ants: Workers and their fungus garden reject endophyte invaders
... plant by excluding pathogens," explains Sunshine van
Bael, post-doctoral fellow at the Smithsonian ... the passage of endophytes into the nest."
Bael and colleagues used laboratory colonies of ... in the leaf cutter ants' garden," concluded van
Blood test predicts chance of dementia
... FTD and Alzheimer's patients. In 2006, Christine van
Broeckhoven's team discovered hereditable defects ...
This has been confirmed by Christine van
Broeckhoven's team, who have shown that a ... their research, Kristel Sleegers, a scientist in van
Broeckhoven's team, has developed a test for ...
Van Andel Research Institute and TGen undertake alliance to promote science and health
... PHOENIX, Ariz. Feb. 11, 2009 The van
Andel Research Institute (VARI) and the ... care.
VARI is the research arm of the van
Andel Institute (VAI), established in 1996 as a ... organization by the late Jay and Betty van
"We are excited to welcome TGen as ...
Phytoplankton cell membranes challenge fundamentals of biochemistry
... In a new paper published in Nature , Benjamin van
Mooy, a geochemist with the Woods Hole ... nutrients including nitrogen. However, van
Mooy and his colleagues from WHOI, the University ... they were essentially unknown until now," says van
Mooy, whose work at WHOI was supported by the ...
Scientists identify bacteria that increase plant growth
... biologist and lead author Daniel (Niels) van
der Lelie, who leads the Lab's biofuels research ... non-agricultural land, for biofuel production.
der Lelie's team has experience with plants ... may yield ways to further increase biomass," van
der Lelie said.
The plants were first washed ...
Tree deaths have doubled across the western US
... substantial changes in western forests, said Phil van
Mantgem, a USGS scientist and co-leader of the ... a small number of trees die each year," said van
Mantgem. "But our long-term monitoring shows that ... lose trees faster than they're gaining them, said van
The study's authors ruled out a ...
Traditional Dutch landscape under threat
... Dutch landscapes says Dutch researcher Evelien van
Rij. Green areas in the Randstad region with ... from the Dutch government.
Rij investigated possible improvements to rules ... threat.
Cultural history costs money
Rij investigated the reconstruction of ...
Immune cells reveal fancy footwork
... does it do this exactly? Dutch biologist Suzanne van
Helden discovered that before dendritic cells ... to the lymph nodes to activate T cells. Suzanne van
Helden studied the adhesion and migration of both ... the problem in the body's infected tissues.
Helden not only demonstrated that dendritic cells ...
Systems biology brings hope of speeding up drug development
... impossibly complex to handle, according to Roel van
Driel, systems biology specialist at the ... difficult to share between projects, according to van
Driel, who said that biology as a whole needed to ... fragmentation into too many small projects," said van
Driel. "We need a large-scale programme."
Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida
... participate in the ongoing sound product. Doug van
Nort (McGill University), who considers himself ... the popular Second Life virtual reality website. van
Nort is especially interested in improvisations ... time delay imposed on performance. All of these, van
Nort says, alters the way musical rhythm and ...
U of MN study shows link between gene variations and cancer survival
A research study led by Brian van
Ness, Ph.D., has successfully identified ... drug, at the right dose, for the right patient," van
Ness said. This approach offers the dual benefits ... issue of the research journal BMC Medicine . van
Ness heads the University's Department of ...
UCSF Fresno leading-edge study lends hope to emphysema patients
... (EASE) trial. The trial principal is Dr. Karl van
Gundy aided by investigators Drs. Michael ... Dr. Peterson said.
Both Drs. Peterson and van
Gundy are excited to offer this research approach ... continue to enroll patients for next year," Dr. van
Gundy said. To find out more about the study you ...
Study looks at psychological impact of gene test for breast cancer
... an "inconclusive" result is common.
Dijk, M.A., Ph.D., of Leiden University Medical ... higher levels of worry and distress," Drs. van
Dijk and colleagues write. The women's beliefs ... number of women with inconclusive results.
Dijk and colleagues believe their results ...
Children's National researcher receives ACCP Distinguished Investigator Award
... Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) has awarded John van
den Anker, MD, PhD , director of Pediatric ... annual Distinguished Investigator Award.
den Anker, a neonatologist by training, receives ... the individual is internationally known.
den Anker is the director of Pediatric Clinical ...
Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia
... FIRE SCIENCE IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA
WAGTENDONK - USGS, Western Ecological research ... Station
Although a native of California, Dr. van
Wagtendonk grew up in Indiana, where he began his ... University of California, Berkeley. There Dr. van
Wagtendonk obtained his M.S. in Range Management ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 30, 2008
... technique reveals hidden details of a lost van
European ... technique to reveal with unprecedented detail a van
Gogh under a van
Gogh the portrait of a woman hidden underneath ...
American Society for Microbiology honors Regina S. Van Brakle
... Award is being presented to Regina S. van
Brakle, Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor, ... bench-level clinical microbiologist.
Brakle has worked in the Infectious Disease ... support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2003, Ms. van
Brakle's team quickly recognized the emergence of ...
Human embryonic stem cells developed from 4-cell embryo; world first may lessen ethical concerns
... heard today (Wednesday 9 July). Dr. Hilde van
de Velde, from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel ... derive hESC lines at the 8-cell stage," said Dr. van
de Velde, "but success rates were variable and it ... the potency capacity of all four cells," said Dr. van
The work could have major ...
Giving nature a helping hand
... Dutch ecologist Marijke van
Kuijk has studied the regeneration of the ... for trees and planting the desired tree species. van
Kuijk used the PHOLIAGE model to calculate the ... trees free generally results in increased growth. van
Kuijk discovered that the response of trees to an ...
Europe-wide investment in lipid research will help tackle disease, says new report
... panel of experts led by Professor Gerrit van
Meer of Utrecht University in The Netherlands and ... lipids in health and disease.
Meer said, "Lipidomics not only involves the ... monitoring and even curing disease, Professor van
Rocky water source
... Journal of Global Environmental Issues , Peter van
der Gaag of the Holland Innovation Team, in ... policy makers the world over. Gypsum, explains van
der Gaag could be one such resource. He has ... which means gypsum is 20% water by weight.
der Gaag suggests that a large-scale, or macro, ...
2 University of Illinois researchers named HHMI investigators
... of cell and developmental biology, and Wilfred A. van
der Donk, the William H. and Janet Lycan ... Medical Institute investigators.
Newmark and van
der Donk are among 56 biomedical scientists ... for Genomic Biology.
As an HHMI investigator, van
der Donk will work to identify and exploit new ...
MIT crafts bacteria-resistant films
... increases bacterial adhesion, said Krystyn van
Vliet, the Thomas Lord Assistant Professor of ... and Engineering and the paper's anchor author.
Vliet and her colleagues found the same trend in ... stiffness should also be taken into account, said van
The new films could be combined with ...
Slowly-developing primates definitely not dim-witted
... drew these conclusions working with Carel van
Schaik, a Duke adjunct professor on her doctoral ... Bastian, and Karin Isler, a collaborator of van
Schaik's in Switzerland.
"Our main finding is ... than body size, at least among primates," said van
Schaik. "This study is also useful because it ...
Researchers to develop ocean sanctuary 'noise budget' to evaluate potential impact on marine mammals
The ocean is a noisy place, said Sofie van
Parijs, marine mammal acoustician at NOAAs ... at Cornell University and Marine Acoustics, Inc. van
Parijs and NEFSC colleague Denise Risch, also a ... and other fishes, sharks and sea turtles.
Parijs says the Sanctuary is a perfect place to ...
Crop scientists discover gene that controls fruit shape
... shape of various tomato varieties, said Esther van
der Knaap, lead researcher in the study and ... this emerging field of fruit morphology studies, van
der Knaap pointed out. We are trying to ... and gourds.
One of the first pieces in van
der Knaaps fruit-development puzzle is SUN, which ...
MIT applies engineering approach to studying biological pathways
... can ever reduce these systems to, said Alexander van
Oudenaarden, W.M. Keck Career Development ... is difficult to make reliable predictions, said van
Alternatively, a complex system ... pathway with measurable inputs and outputs, van
You don't want to open the ...
ASU researchers use NASA satellites to improve pollution modeling
... information about remote locations, said Rick van
Schoik, director of ASUs North American Center ... see them we just got hit by the pollution, van
Schoik said. Now, we can watch the event build. ... grid they cover is five by eight kilometers, but van
Schoik said that the resolution would continue to ...
Influenza vaccine causes weaker immune response for children of rural Gabon than in semi-urban areas
Lead author E. van
Riet (Department of Parasitology, Leiden ... the immune-modulating effects of helminths, says van
These studies indicate for the first ... vaccine are in African populations, says van
The researchers noted that ...
Engineers study brain folding in higher mammals
... of a theory posited by their colleague, David van
Essen, Ph.D., the Edison Professor of ... Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology. van
Essens hypothesis, published in 1997 in the ... in axons is the driving force of folding. van
Essens theory is one of only about a half dozen ...
October Geology and GSA Today media highlights
... Evidence from silicon isotopes
Sander H.J.M. van
den Boorn, Utrecht University, Earth Sciences, ... cherts formed has remained controversial. van
der Boorn et al. tackle the problem from a new ... data) are diagnostic for the origin of chert. van
der Boorn et al. argue that Archean seawater is ...