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Ceregene Receives Additional Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Expand Long-Term Testing of CERE-120 Patients

... and insight gained from analyses of post-mortem brain tissue from two CERE-120 treated patients, the ... deliver the drug into the putamen region of the brain and were followed for a minimum of 12 months for ... degenerating neurons), located in an area of the brain called the putamen. The cell bodies for these ...

Oprah, Luke Skywalker and Maradona -- new study investigates how our brains respond to them

... now, for the first time, scientists studying the brain have worked out how words paint concepts in our ... questions in neuroscience: how do neurons in the brain manage to abstract and disregard irrelevant ... for instance by hearing or reading her name. brain imaging studies have identified cortical areas in ...

Practice makes perfect -- motor memory possible for neuroprosthetic control

... Berkeley, taught macaque monkeys to use their own brain signals to move a computer cursor to various ... robotic device, the researchers monitored their brain signals. The scientists learned that the brain develops a mental map of the solution to the ...

Blackrock Microsystems Obtains Expanded 510(k) to Market NeuroPort System

... diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of brain disorders including Epilepsy and Parkinson's ... intracranial high-channel direct recording of brain activity.The enhanced NeuroPort System offers ... to include its use in medical applications beyond brain monitoring. The biopotential signals that the ...

Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled

... when getting propofol sedation if they have brain monitoring, says Dr. Barry Friedberg, developer ... experience with custom PK anesthesia using a brain monitor has eliminated routine oxygen ... when getting propofol sedation if they have brain monitoring, says Dr. Barry Friedberg, developer ...

A Swiss Team Uses Transcranial MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders

... pain successfully underwent non-invasive deep brain ablation surgery (central lateral thalamotomy) ... ultrasound as a treatment modality for functional brain disorders. "This study showed that we ... perform successful operations in the depth of the brain without opening the cranium or physically ...

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

... disease attacks cells in a part of the brain responsible for motor control and coordination. ... Investigators have discovered that vulnerable brain cells in patients with Parkinson's disease ... iron and mercury are known to be toxic to brain cells. The researchers are conducting further ...

New Pre-Clinical Data on OmniGuide's BeamPath NEURO(TM) Demonstrates Precise Cutting in Brain Tissue

... careful studies of incisions produced in live brain tissue with fiber delivered CO2 laser radiation ... precise cuts while minimally effecting adjacent brain tissue when compared with a widely used reference ... Institute, a world renowned medical center for brain and spine surgery, provides further validation of ...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings' Lead Compound, LB-1.2, Enhances the Effectiveness of Standard Cancer Chemotherapy in Animal Models

... multiforme (GBM), the most common and aggressive brain tumor of adults, and also, marked regression of ... anticancer drugs not only against tumors of the brain and neural tissue but also against other cancers ... primary supporter of biomedical research on the brain and nervous system. The National Institutes ...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

... neuropathies, involve a breakdown in the way the brain sends and receives electric signals along nerve ... node to node due to myelin breakdown. Within the brain and spinal cord, where the damage from MS occurs, ... central nervous system the spinal cord and brain are instead surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid ...

Data Presented at Society of Nuclear Medicine 2009 Annual Meeting Supports Potential of Peregrine's Cotara(R) for the Treatment of Brain Cancer

... at the SNM 2009 Annual Meeting showing that its brain cancer agent Cotara(R) specifically localizes to brain tumors at high concentrations with minimal ... glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a deadly form of brain cancer. The results reported today from an ...

Ascenta Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Promising Results From Clinical Trials of AT-101 in Prostate, Brain, and Lung Cancers at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

... from ongoing clinical studies in prostate, brain and lung cancers were among the data presented on ... potentially treatment-related. AT-101 in brain Cancer Preliminary results from a National ... multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive form of brain cancer, were also presented(3) . Fifty-six ...

Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making

... action that is most likely to be successful, the brain has to interpret and assign meaning to inherently ... and colleagues wanted to find out about the human brain mechanisms that mediate flexible decision making ... They combined measurements of behaviour and brain signals to study how volunteers learned to ...

'Adipose-derived' Stem Cells Could Help Traumatic Brain Injury Patients, Says Bio-Matrix Scientific Group's, Entest BioMedical Inc. Researcher

... that an effective new therapy for "traumatic brain injury" (TBI) using autologous "adipose-derived" ... effect of fat stem cells on traumatic brain injury-associated brain ischemia and inflammation and replacement of ...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group & Entest BioMedical Submit Research Proposal to U.S. Army for Funding Adipose-Derived Stem Cells to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

... harvested from liposuction for treating Traumatic brain Injury (TBI). The USAMRMC provides solutions to ... approaches to reverse the injury. Combat-related brain injuries in service members returning from the ... Adipose-derived Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic brain Injury," is authored by Feng Lin, M.D., Ph.D., ...

Elsevier and Brain Mapping Foundation Co-Host 6th Annual World Congress of IBMISPS on Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy

... -- - Program Focuses on Traumatic brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ... and medical information products and services and brain Mapping Foundation, announced today that it will ... , Boston, USA. The International brain Mapping and Intraoperative Surgical ...

New Brain Fitness Survey Reinforces Importance of Brain Awareness Week

... public awareness campaigns such as the ongoing brain Awareness Week. "Every year, landmark ... to help maintain lifelong cognitive health and brain fitness" Alvaro Fernandez says, "The ... ages the fields of physical fitness and brain fitness will naturally merge and, as this ...

Video: Accera Launches Axona(TM), First Medical Food Therapy to Help Manage Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

... AD by providing an alternative energy source for brain cells. To view the Multimedia News Release, ... metabolic defects of glucose utilization in the brain by providing an alternative energy source. Axona ... bodies act as a secondary energy source for the brain to help maintain and improve cognitive function. ...

Mindset BioPharmaceuticals (USA) Inc Obtains Notice of Allowance for European Patent Related to Use of Insulin Sensitizers in Senile Dementia, Dementia and Memory Loss

... mellitus. Glucose is used by cells in the brain to make energy that they need to live but glucose ... There is growing evidence that this defective brain glucose utilization results from resistance to ... drugs such as Rosiglitazone and Pioglitazone help brain cells properly use glucose in individuals whose ...

Babies Learn Music While Sleeping

... (EEG), an instrument able to measure brain activity using electrodes placed on the scalp. ... at a very early stage and treat them while the brain is still malleable. New light on music ... revealed by the experiments about the way the brain checks and adjusts its expectations made it ...

Neuralstem Receives Final Notice of Allowance for New Stem Cell Immortalization Technology Patent

... of neural stem cells from all regions of the brain without regard to the natural mitotic (growth) ... prevalent diseases, such as stroke and traumatic brain injury. It will also enable, for the first time, ... against many different kinds of normal human brain cells for new Central Nervous System (CNS) drugs, ...

YM BIOSCIENCES RECEIVES CLEARANCE TO INITIATE RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND CLINICAL TRIALS OF NIMOTUZUMAB IN LUNG CANCER AND BRAIN METASTASES FROM LUNG CANCER

... Phase II trial in approximately 88 patients with brain metastases from NSCLC. Enrolment for both trials ... review. J Clin Oncol 2008;26:4001-11). brain metastases trial This randomized, ... therapy (WBRT) to WBRT alone in patients with brain metastases from NSCLC. The trial is designed ...

Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice

... * Deceased donors include: brain dead donors - patients who meet the legal and medical criteria for brain stem death, whose organs are removed for ... donors). Expanded criteria donors (ECD) - brain dead donors or donors after cardiac death over ...

Neurobiological Technologies' Partner, Celtic Pharma, Provides Update on XERECEPT(R) Clinical Program and Planned Sale in 2009

... acetate), as a treatment for peritumoral brain edema, as well as an initial database lock on ... edema associated with primary and metastatic brain tumors, permitting substantial reductions or ... and an investigational drug in Phase 3 trials for brain swelling. NOTE: Except for the historical ...

Banyan Biomarkers Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Biomarkers for Traumatic Injury

... to evaluate MAP as an indicator of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The company’s goal is to seek ... of products for the detection of traumatic brain injury." Banyan Biomarkers also has ... "Neural Proteins as Biomarkers for Traumatic brain Injury." To learn more about Banyan ...

Medivation Presents New Data on Dimebon's Novel Mechanism of Action

... Dimebon was shown to impact two key aspects of brain cell function: it promoted neurite outgrowth and it preserved mitochondrial function after brain cells were challenged with beta amyloid, a toxic ... with Alzheimer's disease and the loss of brain cells. "In experiments in ...

Top 10 Cognitive Fitness Events of 2008 to be Unveiled at SharpBrains' Webinar

... report entitled, "The State of the brain Fitness Software Market 2008". Published in March of this year, the report estimates that brain Fitness market revenues grew from $100 million in ... announces a 3-year, $18 million agreement with brain Resource to offer web-based cognitive assessments ...

Noninvasive Medical Technologies Helps Make Young Tennessee Woman's Wishes Come True

... of severe dehydration that could lead to serious brain damage or even death. On the other hand, ... result in digestive problems, behavioral changes, brain damage, seizures or coma. Kristin's ... by her physicians. Moreover, because her brain tumor had reappeared, requiring her to undergo ...

Posit Science(R) Corporation Announces the Release of InSight(TM) 1.1

... brain fitness program that improves driving now ... enable users to closely track and understand the brain fitness gains they are making as they ... personalized user experience. InSight is a brain fitness software program that improves ...

Bradmer sponsors physician panel to raise awareness of brain cancer treatments

... Awareness Day as a co-host with Voices Against brain Cancer. The event will take place on Wednesday, ... of GBM, the most common and most advanced form of brain cancer. The expert panelists include: Steven ... is the most common and most advanced form of brain cancer with approximately 30,000 new cases ...

The human brain minimizes energy expenditure and integrates gravity in to the action plan

... When reaching for an object, the brain prepares neural commands sent to the target ... from the INSERM and ENSTA. How the human brain organizes and controls our actions is a crucial ... computational models and the assumption that the brain behaves like an optimal controller. In most ...

MedTechIQ Selects TheBrain to Visualize Expansive Biointellingence Database and Connect the Dots Between Life Sciences, Medicine and Venture Capital

... for myself and the ability to publish my brain and perspective for my community members is ... at a glance and find all related connections. The brain has over 55,000 medical technology ... you click through Conrad Clyburn's digital brain it's like entering another world," said ...

Plexon Inc Delivers 500th "Harvey Box" : 25 Years of Neural Data Acquisition and Analysis Leads to 500th System Sale

... or "Harvey Box" as it is called by many brain researchers after its inventor, Harvey Wiggins, ... to 128 microelectrodes that are implanted in the brain and nervous system. The original development work ... William Heetderks. Although new methods of brain imaging such as fMRI have helped locate many ...

Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

... time that a direct artificial connection from the brain to muscles can restore voluntary movement in ... devices, one that would link a person's brain to the activation of individual muscles in a ... nerve cells in the motor cortex, an area of the brain that controls voluntary movements. Neuronal ...

Swedish in Seattle Unveils State-of-the-Art Brain Tumor Center Combining Advanced Treatment With Innovation in Research

... and gives new hope for those battling brain cancer SEATTLE, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... Cherry Hill Campus, the Center for Advanced brain Tumor Treatment (CABTT) has now officially opened ... patients diagnosed with both benign and malignant brain tumors. In a move that further establishes ...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle Form Alliance to Learn More about Brain Diseases

... they hope will lead to cures for diseases of the brain and nervous system. The new partnership brings ... head of the recently opened Center for Advanced brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish's Cherry Hill ... time lead to a deep understanding of the kinds of brain tumors today that are inevitably fatal." ISB ...

Delaware Man Spearheads Brain Tumor Awareness

... true, Americans will become just as familiar with brain tumors as they are with breast cancer, and to get ... Chris Grundner heads The Kelly Heinz-Grundner brain Tumor Foundation and early this month kicked off ... whose 31-year-old wife Kelly died from a brain tumor in 2004. Get Your Head In The Game(R) ...

OmniGuide Introduces The BeamPath Neuro(TM): A CO2 Laser Fiber for Brain And Spine Surgery

... with No-Touch Surgical Tool For Precision brain and Spine Surgery CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22 ... for accessing difficult to reach regions of the brain and for minimizing thermal injury to adjacent healthy tissue of the brain or spine. The clinical benefits of CO2 lasers ...

Revealing the regulating mechanism behind signal transduction in the brain

... Leuven, Belgium Our brain consists of billions of cells that continually ... and so much more − works only when the brain cells make contact correctly, or, in other words, ... is controlled at synapse and regulated by brain activity. Their findings are being published in ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009

... Peregrine anti-phospholipid programs. Cotara(R) brain Cancer Program: Peregrine advanced the Cotara brain cancer program during the quarter. -- Presented ... trial in patients with GBM, the deadliest form of brain cancer. Other Developments -- Avid ...
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