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Prominent Urologist Dr. David B. Samadi Presents Breakthrough Robotic Surgery Techniques on OR Live Webcast

... new approach that helps him get to the tip of the seminal vesicle, which is not to cut the vas deferens too ... it's going to guide me as to where the tip of the seminal vesicle is. This is critical, especially if you have a very long seminal vesicle. I really don't like to leave the tip of ...

ChanTest Acquires Applied Cell Sciences

... skill sets, marketing, and business expertise, we can propel this seminal science forward and offer customers a more-complete assessment of a ... catalog or against specific books in the catalog. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to ...

Healthcare Leaders to Address Patient Safety and Reform at the National Patient Safety Foundation Congress, Washington, DC, May 20-22

... principles for Transforming and Modernizing America's Health Care System include a key mandate to improve patient safety and care. A decade after the seminal Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System , and despite a determined focus across healthcare, multiple tens of ...

Micromet Adds Sir Walter Bodmer and Bernard Fox to Its Advisory Panel for BiTE Antibody Therapeutics

... College, Oxford , where he continues scientific work at the Cancer and Immunogenetics Laboratory of the Weatherall Institute. Sir Walter Bodmer did seminal work in the area of bacterial genetics, molecular and biochemical analysis of the HLA system and its association with disease, differentiation and ...

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

... and memory. Dr. Daniel Chain, the Company's Founder & President and one of two inventors of the patent commented: "We are gratified that our seminal ideas concerning the ability of this class of drugs to combat Senile Dementia and other types of memory loss are being tested by GlaxoSmithKline, a ...

New Educational Website Celebrates the Accomplishments of Engineers

... of Engineering is an independent, nonprofit institution. Its members consist of the nation's premier engineers, who are elected by their peers for seminal contributions to engineering. The academy provides leadership and guidance to government on the application of engineering resources to social, ...

Intradigm Announces Issuance of Key Patent Related to Enhancing Efficacy and Potency of RNAi Therapeutics

... States patent 7,459,547, entitled "Methods and Compositions for Controlling Efficacy of RNA Silencing." The issued patent, which is based on the seminal research of Philip Zamore, Ph.D., the Gretchen Stone Cook Chair of Biomedical Sciences and Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology at ...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS

... was recently awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2008 by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences," Snyder added. Dr. Tsien was cited for his seminal contributions regarding understanding the chemistry of the fluorescence properties of the green fluorescent protein, GFP, and other members of the ...

PercSys Names David Auth and Howard Palefsky to Its Board of Directors

... at the University of Washington, where he became involved in the embryonic field of bioengineering. He and his graduate students performed seminal studies on multipolar radio frequency hemostasis and fast pulse thermal cautery, leading to the invention of three successful commercial products: ...

ChanTest to Highlight the World's Largest Catalog of Ion Channel-Expressing Cell Lines and Discovery Services at Assays & Cellular Targets Conference, Booth 11

... with customers to speed the drug-development process, save time and money, and ultimately -- to help make better, safer drugs. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

ChanTest to Highlight the World's Largest Catalog of Ion Channel-Expressing Cell Lines and Discovery Services at Ion Channel Targets, Booth 5

... with customers to speed the drug-development process, save time and money, and ultimately -- to help make better, safer drugs. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

ChanTest Launches New Business to Provide Validated Ion Channel Expressing Cell Lines to the Research Community

... The company also offers a selection of its validated cell lines directly to customers for use in their internal research. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

MicroMass President Jay Bigelow Named to PharmaVOICE List of 100 Most Inspiring and Influential Leaders in the Life Sciences

... to PharmaVOICE 100 communications via mass media channels, could change attitudes and behavior in measurable ways for positive health outcomes. This seminal program, launched in 1996, laid the foundation for the dramatic transformation of MicroMass from a small technology company to a leader in ...

ChanTest to Highlight the World's Largest Catalog of Ion Channel-Expressing Cell Lines and Discovery Services at Drug Discovery Technology, Booth 839

... with customers to speed the drug-development process, save time and money, and ultimately -- to help make better, safer drugs. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

Court Determines that University of Pittsburgh and Artecel Have Sole Rights to Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Patent

... inventors (Drs. Katz and Llull) and Dr. Hedrick and the UC scientists had initially been listed on the patent application. Then, despite the seminal and prior work done by Drs. Katz and Llull, Dr. Hedrick and UC filed petitions to the PTO both before the issuance of this important ...

ChanTest Launches Redesigned Web Site

... with customers to speed the drug-development process, save time and money, and ultimately - to help make better, safer drugs. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

Ipsogen Launches MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade Test to Identify Breast Cancer Patients who Benefit From Chemotherapy

... researchers at the Bordet Institute (Brussels, Belgium) and ISREC (Lausanne, Switzerland), two leading European cancer research institutes. In their seminal paper published in 2006 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (1), Pr. Sotiriou & colleagues showed that the grade, as measured today and ...

AMT Accesses Technology for Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

... 120,000 people suffer from it. Today, there is no treatment to prevent the fatal outcome. The group of Prof. Irene Bozzoni at La Sapienza has done seminal work to develop a treatment for DMD. Using adeno-associated viral vectors, AMT's gene therapy platform of choice, and an exon-skipping snRNA program ...

Novel Approach to Treat Alzheimer's and Other Diseases Offered by Targeting Cell Membrane RAFTS

... was also provided that the RAFT anchor could not be substituted by any other lipid type and that knowledge of RAFT chemistry is crucial. "This seminal paper is the culmination of many years pioneering research by this team in the emerging field of RAFT intervention therapeutics. At JADO we have ...

Bionovo Identifies and Describes ER-beta Selective Compounds for the Treatment of Vaginal Dryness

... Results at American Society of Pharmacognosy EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) will present seminal information on a new drug candidate for the treatment of vaginal dryness at the 7th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of ...

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics to Appoint George Morstyn to Supervisory Board

... in Melbourne for eight years. Dr. Morstyn was an early clinical investigator of several biological agents prior to joining Amgen, and performed seminal work on the development of G-CSF, which later became Neupogen, Amgen's second blockbuster drug. Dr. Morstyn is currently a board member of several ...

ChanTest to Highlight Most-Comprehensive Range of Ion Channel Profiling Screens and Consultation Services at 14th Annual SBS Conference, Booth 1104

... with customers to speed the drug-development process, save time and money, and ultimately -- to help make better, safer drugs. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

Professor Toh-Ming Lu named fellow of the Materials Research Society

... of the Materials Research Society (MRS). The MRS has recognized Lu for his contributions to the advancement of materials research, specifically his seminal contributions to the fundamental understanding of thin film morphological evolution. This is the first year that MRS has named a class of fellows. ...

ChanTest to Highlight Expanded Ion Channel Testing Services for Preclinical Safety at ToxExpo, Including the World's Largest Catalog of Validated Ion Channels, Booth 2504

... with customers to speed the drug-development process, save time and money, and ultimately - to help make better, safer drugs. Because of ChanTest's seminal role in this field, along with the company's uncompromising commitment to quality, ChanTest was named "most trusted fee-for-service provider" for ion ...

VLST Corporation Announces Board and Executive Management Appointments

... pleased to be joining VLST's board and to be working again with VLST cofounder, Dr. Craig Smith. We worked together at Immunex," said Urdal. "Craig's seminal work in the discovery of Enbrel is the basis for VLST's novel drug discovery platform." Dr. Urdal has served as Dendreon's chief scientific officer ...

LineaGen Inc. Launches With Close of $5.8 Million Series A Funding Round

... and the APC (colon cancer). LineaGen's strategic partnerships with prominent scientists and researchers will draw upon and expand the university's seminal and continuing contributions to human genetic understanding of diseases and disorders. The University of Utah has discovered more disease-related ...

IBM and Imago find a crucial difficulty in semiconductor device scaling

... the new atom positions remains. How do you know what you have done" As reported in the Sept. 7, 2007 issue of Science, IBM and Imago have taken a seminal step along the path to achieving Dr. Feynmans vision by observing, for the first time, distributions of individual dopant atoms in semiconductor ...

Neah Power Systems A seed stage venture capital model

... 2002, Rosen received a 30-second call from Ohlsen on a cell phone running on a Neah fuel cell. With many hurdles still to overcome, this was a seminal moment in Neahs history. With series-b funding and a working prototype completed, it was time to begin developing a successful marketing plan. Len ...

The birth of biotech: San Francisco, Boston, Geneva or Chicago?

... Though some say biotech activities can be traced back several hundred years, lets stay with modern times. According to Bio.org, some of the seminal events creating the industry were: 1953: A publication from James Watson and Francis Crick in Nature describing the double helical structure of ...

The new techie dilemma MBA or JD?

... some personal professional failure, but I won't be surprised when it happens. This isn't just an information-technology phenomenon either. One of the seminal events for the middle of this decade will be the jarring collision of medical technology and personal belief in the unfortunate Terri Schiavo case. ...

Midwest cities in fight over municipal broadband access

... Hayek. He is one of the world's greatest economists. These days, while Hayek is mostly remembered for his destruction of socialist hokum in his seminal work "The Road to Serfdom," he was also a former professor of social and moral sciences at the University of Chicago, winner (1974) of the Nobel ...

Historic lists - The greatest rock bands, rock guitarists of all time

... & the Revolution REM Roxy Music Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band The Who Though I feel a little bit assuaged, what happened to such seminal bands as the Kinks, the Dave Clark Five, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Traffic, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention as well as Cream? A ...

Midwest biotech on a roll

... Rolling Stone Magazine . I had initially been unsuccessful in digging up such a poll, but at the urging of some readers, I was able to unearth a seminal list. Note that this poll was done on Aug. 27, 2003 and actually lists up to 100 musicians (though I will only go up to the first 50 in this column). ...

IT may take a back seat in fighting avian flu

... surveillance tool called BioSense, which Baker characterized as an interface platform that can rapidly disseminate fresh information whenever a seminal event occurs. The technology has been deployed in 34 cities and 49 states, and while 159 million health-related records have been delivered to local, ...

At 30, biotech is an industry at a crossroads

... that date the industry back to the 1970s and perhaps the year Genentech and Amgen went public (1980). The authors of the above article postulate the seminal date as the date when the first major (and today largest cap biotech) company started: Genentech in April, 1976. Let's accept this premise for the ...

Cutting through the blog fog

... afford to close your eyes to them, because they're simply the most explosive outbreak in the information world since the Internet itself." Since that seminal article, the number of blogs has exploded with Technorati , one of the blog search engines, now indexing more than 32 million blogs and reporting ...

Joining the wiki wacki world

... credibility and increasing utility. They've come a long way since their 1994 creation by computer scientist Ward Cunningham with his WikiWikiWeb seminal wiki site. They're projected to go even further, according to Gartner Group . Gartner estimates that half of all companies will use them ...

SNPs Powerful Tools for Association Studies

... gene of low penetrance, or many different genes that each contributed to susceptibility in a small way. In 1990, Mary-Claire Kings group published a seminal paper, identifying a 600-kb region around D17S34 on chromosome 17q21 as the location of BRCA1, a putative gene that is associated with the early ...

RNAi as a Tool for Mammalian Gene Analysis: Applications of siRNAs

... RNA interference (RNAi) can be used as a general tool for mammalian gene function studies occurred with the seminal Elbashir et al. (1) publication describing the use of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) in mammalian cells in ...
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