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March of Dimes Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Genetics 'Short Course'

... educational course on the latest advances in genetics research celebrates its 50th anniversary this ... intended to fill a gap in existing medical genetics education. The course has evolved and today is a ... "We're proud to support the Short Course in genetics and we congratulate it on 50 years of advancing ...

Study Shows a Link Between Schizophrenia & Genetic Mutations

... Fellow of the American College of Medical genetics with 25 years experience in Clinical Molecular ... During the past few years, his neuropsychiatric genetics team helped to define the first genes for which ... schizophrenia or autism. His personalized cancer genetics research and clinical team, including Kelly ...

New HHS HRSA Grant Will Fund Development of an Electronic Genetic and Family History Record for Doctors' Offices

... Coalition for Health Professional Education in genetics ( NCHPEG ) will lead the project and will work ... education and information about advances in human genetics to improve health care by, integrating genetics into the knowledge base of health professionals ...

Three New Studies Give Clear Guidance on How to Better Recruit Volunteers for Alzheimer's Clinical Studies

... at recruiting African Americans for Alzheimer's genetics studies, researchers in North Carolina and ... African American Participation in Alzheimer's genetics Studies Despite government regulations on ... African Americans for an Alzheimer's disease genetics study, Goldie S. Byrd, PhD, Nathan F. Simms ...

Buyer Beware! Know What You're Getting When You Buy Online Genetic Tests

... -- and risking their privacy -- on such tests. genetics is an exciting new frontier, but the current ... Medicine, New York, a faculty member of the Human genetics Program at Sarah Lawrence College , and a genetics consultant to the March of Dimes; and Lori B. ...

New Report Just Published: World Multiple Myeloma Therapeutics Market Report

... Drug's Pre-Clinical Testing II-43 Seattle genetics Commences SGN-40 Phase I Clinical Trial II-44 ... Global Licensing Agreement with Seattle genetics II-51 Celgene Agrees to Acquisition of ... Biotech Products, LP (USA) II-57 Seattle genetics (USA) II-57 Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. (USA) ...

Moles and melanoma -- researchers find genetic links to skin cancer

... Newton Bishop and Tim Bishop of the Melanoma genetics Consortium (GenoMEL) at the University of Leeds, ... findings are published in the journal Nature genetics . Across the large sample, a number of clear ... Even so, the process by which sunlight and genetics combine to cause cancer in some people, is still ...

International Collaboration led by Dr. Pablo V. Gejman,Researcher At NorthShore University HealthSystem's Research Institute, Finds Genetic Association of Schizophrenia to Chromosome 6p Variant

... three international collaborations, the Molecular genetics of Schizophrenia (MGS). The MGS publication is ... University HealthSystem (MGS, the Molecular genetics of Schizophrenia collaboration), Pamela Sklar of ... Consortium), and Kari Stefansson of deCODE genetics (SGENE, the Schizophrenia Gene consortium). ...

Interleukin Genetics Launches Inherent Health Brand of Genetic Tests Offering Clear and Personalized Insights to Wellness

... conjunction with leading experts in the field of genetics and nutrition, helps provide a new solution for ... Gene Map and collaborated with Interleukin genetics to develop the Weight Management test. "This test ... through dentists. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ...

Interleukin Genetics to Present Research Linking Perilipin Genes to Diet Response at the ADA Annual Meeting

... of the Morial Convention Center. Interleukin genetics and its collaborators conducted the research on ... the obese/overweight population. Interleukin genetics genotyped a panel of 23 SNPs within genes ... affected by diabetes. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ...

'Ambry Genetics Announces Launch of Chromosomal Microarray to Offer Whole Genome Analysis'

... ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambry genetics is pleased to announce the launch of whole-genome ... Services at Ambry Genetics. About Ambry genetics Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, Ambry genetics is a CAP-accredited, CLIA-certified commercial ...

Viral Genetics Has Option Under Issued Key Patent for Cancer Drug

... University of Colorado, Colorado Springs . Viral genetics has certain exclusive licenses and options from ... million people worldwide annually," said Viral genetics CEO Haig Keledjian. "Our new therapy takes aim at ... based on TNP for future clinical trials. Viral genetics believes that its investigational HIV/AIDS drug ...

CORRECTION: Viral Genetics Pursues Promising New Therapy for Lyme Disease With Grant from Time for Lyme, Inc.

... clarify that those grants were not made to Viral genetics but were made directly to the University of ... that the grants were made directly to Viral genetics rather than the university is incorrect. Viral genetics has certain exclusive licenses and options from ...

Interleukin Genetics Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... the tests will be processed at Interleukin genetics and marketed by LABEC Pharma. Interleukin genetics will receive royalties and commercial milestone ... Genetic Test Format. In March, Interleukin genetics announced the creation of a new, detailed report ...

For adolescent crime victims, genetic factors play lead role

... the variance. "It stands to reason that, if genetics are part of the reason why some young people are victimized in the first place, and genetics don't change, there's a good chance these ... -- a phenomenon known in the field of behavioral genetics as a "gene X environment interaction." ...

NYSE Amex Accepts Interleukin Genetics' Plan to Meet Continued Listing Standards

... will be able to do so. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ... on the future of health and medicine, Interleukin genetics uses its leading genetics research and scientific capabilities to develop ...

ACMG Joins Lawsuit Challenging Patents on Breast Cancer Genes; Genes Are Naturally Occurring Substances and Should Not Be Patented, Says American College of Medical Genetics

... -- The American College of Medical genetics (ACMG) has joined the Association for Molecular ... impede training of the next generation of genetics laboratory professionals, and restrict the flow ... president of the American College of Medical genetics For more information on the BRCA1 and ...

ACLU Challenges Patents on Breast Cancer Genes

... and Trademark Office (PTO), as well as Myriad genetics and the University of Utah Research Foundation, ... Pathology American College of Medical genetics American Society for Clinical Pathology ... Haig Kazazian, MD, Professor in the Department of genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of ...

Interleukin Genetics to Chair Expert Panel Discussion on Use of Biomarkers in Drug Development at BIO Convention

... B). Co-presenting alongside Interleukin genetics will be Reid Leonard, Ph.D., Executive Director ... held around the world. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ... on the future of health and medicine, Interleukin genetics uses its ...

New Board Members Join American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF): Distinguished Executive, Medical and Philanthropic Leaders Bring Additional Perspectives to the ACMGF Board

... -- The American College of Medical genetics Foundation (ACMGF) has announced the election of ... & Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, and Human genetics at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the founder ... , Associate Director of the Institute for Human genetics at the University of Minnesota and Director of ...

Interleukin Genetics Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2009 Results

... . About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ... on the future of health and medicine, Interleukin genetics uses its leading genetics research and scientific capabilities to develop ...

Overhaul of Genetic and Other Advanced Diagnostic Testing Regulations Necessary for Personalized Medicine, HHS Secretary Told

... A joint announcement of the genetics & Public Policy Center and the Coalition for ... according to Kathy Hudson, director of the genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins ... About the genetics and Public Policy Center ...

Ambry Genetics Announces Illumina CSPro Certification for GA Sequencing

... VIEJO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambry genetics announced today that it has successfully ... Director of Corporate Marketing. "Ambry genetics is the now a Certified Service Provider able to ... using Illumina technology. Now that Ambry genetics is a global CSPro partner, we are excited to work ...

ASHG hosts fourth annual DNA Day essay contest, supports genetics education efforts

... National DNA Day, the American Society of Human genetics (ASHG) and the genetics Society of America (GSA) have joined with ... designed to excite students about human genetics and help them gain a better understanding of the ...

MCG participating in national study to identify genetic variants in schizophrenia

... hope this study moves us closer to unraveling the genetics of schizophrenia and, ultimately, that enables us ... from participants also will be banked at an NIMH genetics repository at Rutgers University to contribute to the larger issue of understanding the genetics of mental illness. MCG will keep samples as well ...

Quest Diagnostics Discovers New Genetic Mutations Affecting Cystic Fibrosis Screening

... and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, and Human genetics at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Grody, who ... have acquired significant insights into the genetics of CF, one of the most common autosomal recessive ... screening by the American College of Medical genetics (ACMG) and the American College of Obstetricians ...

23andMe and Palomar Pomerado Health Partner to Give PPH Members Access to Their Genetic Information

... in promoting preventive health care. Because genetics is a major factor in the development of health ... our members lead healthier lives. Because genetics significantly impacts a person's risk for ... 23andMe 23andMe, Inc. is a leading personal genetics company dedicated to helping individuals ...

Genes May Alter Alcohol's Effect on Fetus

... WEDNESDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- genetics may influence the risk of physical and mental ... fact that inbred strains differed showed that genetics plays a role." And, he said, the findings can ... human genomes are remarkably similar, it suggests genetics plays a role in humans as well," Downing said. ...

Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD is Named President of the American College of Medical Genetics

... new president of The American College of Medical genetics (ACMG), the national professional organization for medical genetics professionals. Dr. Korf takes over from outgoing ... his two-year term at the 2009 Annual Clinical genetics Meeting in Tampa, Florida in late March. ...

Gene Network Sciences Names Departing Merck Head of Genetics Eric Schadt as Co-Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

... his position as Executive Scientific Director of genetics at pharmaceutical giant Merck to join forces with ... Rosetta subsidiary, Dr. Schadt founded the genetics department. His work at Merck focused on ... define a new field in network biology -- the genetics of gene expression, or "integrative genomics." ...

Interleukin Genetics Grants LABEC Pharma a License for Sales and Distribution of Its Heart Health Genetic Test

... laboratory in Waltham, MA. Interleukin genetics will receive royalties and commercial milestone ... classified as high risk. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... on the future of health and medicine, Interleukin genetics uses its ...

Interleukin Genetics Receives NYSE Amex Staff Determination, Requests Oral Hearing Before the Listing Qualifications Panel

... and clinical diagnostic channels. Interleukin genetics is now in a leadership position in this field, as ... on alternative markets. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... on the future of health and medicine. Interleukin genetics uses its ...

Roberta A. Pagon Receives Lifetime Award in Genetics from March of Dimes

... award today to Dr. Pagon at the Annual Clinical genetics Meeting of the American College of Medical genetics held here. "She is a pioneer in the field of ... previously received the American Society of Human genetics 2006 Education Award. Dr. Pagon also is a ...

Improved Genetic Test Product Empowers Individuals to Better Understand Their Unique Nutritional Needs

... overall health and wellness. The Interleukin genetics General Nutrition test configuration is based on ... antioxidant intake. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ... the future of health and medicine. Interleukin genetics uses its ...

Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative announces completion of genome-wide analysis

... University School of Medicine, who leads the genetics research team. "Where most prior research ... San Francisco, said, "The release of this genetics data, in combination with the clinical, ... can be pursued more intensively." The ADNI genetics study employed the Illumina 610 Quad array with ...

NeoGenomics Appoints Douglas M. VanOort as Executive Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer

... Board: NGNM), a leading provider of cancer genetics testing services, announced today that Douglas M. ... while maintaining a strong balance sheet. Cancer genetics technology is undergoing revolutionary change, ... clinical laboratory that specializes in cancer genetics diagnostic testing, the fastest growing segment ...

Interleukin Genetics Announces Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter 2008 Results

... the future of health and medicine. Interleukin genetics uses its leading genetics research and scientific capabilities to develop ... used to better manage their health. Interleukin genetics has developed and commercialized genetic tests ...

Genetics May Help Fine-Tune Warfarin Dosage

... group of patients, we showed that the use of genetics helps predict the right dose, and this may take ... Dr. Russ Altman, a professor of bioengineering, genetics and medicine at Stanford University School of ... Teri Klein, a senior research scientist in genetics at Stanford. "Overdosing and underdosing of ...

New genomic markers associated with risk of heart disease and early heart attack

... published simultaneously by the journal Nature genetics have for the first time identified clusters of ... ever study of its kind, the Myocardial Infarction genetics Consortium identified nine precise genes ... that these latest results reported in Nature genetics were from case-control and not prospective ...

States Expand Newborn Screening for Life-Threatening Disorders; New March of Dimes Report Finds State-By-State Gaps Nearly Eliminated

... recommended by the American College of Medical genetics (ACMG) and endorsed by the March of Dimes. If ... contracts with the National Newborn Screening and genetics Resource Center to collect the data. The ... or at the National Newborn Screening and genetics Resource Center Web site at ...
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