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GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

... by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, today announced its financial results and ... by the National Institutes of Allergy and infectious Diseases (NIAID). The HVTN is the largest ... by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents. GeoVax's AIDS vaccine technology is the ...

BD Adds Surveillance Capability to Infectious Disease Portfolio

... of its portfolio of tools to prevent and control infectious diseases by adding software systems for the ... devices, rapid assays to detect the presence of infectious organisms, and devices to reduce the risk of ... for the healthcare industry, specializing in infectious disease surveillance and employee health. ...

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honors VCU physician with Maxwell Finland Award for 2010

... that have advanced the understanding of infectious diseases, joining an esteemed group of past ... and research. The National Foundation for infectious Diseases awarded the honor to Richard P. Wenzel, M.D., an internationally known expert on infectious disease and chair of internal medicine at the VCU ...

Pitt receives $13.4 million NIH grant to create virtual models for epidemics

... researchers are controlling the spread of infectious diseases virtually with a $13.4 million National ... establish a Center of Excellence in Modeling of infectious Diseases. The five-year grant, part of the NIH's Modeling of infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) program, funds the ...

URI awarded $13 million grant to develop vaccines for emerging infectious diseases

... gene-to-vaccine program targeting emerging infectious diseases. It is the second multi-million dollar ... to develop vaccines that will address emerging infectious diseases such as Heptatitis C, Helicobacter ... to help protect public health against emerging infectious diseases. It will also provide critically ...

Aethlon Medical Announces U.S. Army Agreement

... with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) under a cooperative research ... and it provides a therapeutic option against infectious viruses not addressed by drug and vaccine ... and plays a key role in national defense and in infectious disease research. The Institute plays a key role ...

Many Young Adults Uninformed About Vaccines

... commissioned by the National Foundation for infectious Diseases (NFID). "Over 50,000 adults die in ... M.D., president-elect, National Foundation for infectious Diseases, and professor, preventive medicine, ... M.D., medical director, National Foundation for infectious Diseases, and chair, Department ...

Public Health Experts Discuss Infectious Diseases Threats at News Conference

... was sponsored by the National Foundation for infectious Diseases (NFID). "Each year we face new and reemerging infectious diseases threats," said Susan J. Rehm, M.D., NFID medical director and vice chair, Department of infectious Disease, at the Cleveland Clinic. "Our goal as ...

Young Adults Unaware of Threat of Infectious Disease and the Availability of Preventive Vaccines

... commissioned by the National Foundation for infectious Diseases (NFID). "Unless all adults, and ... J. Rehm, MD, vice chair of the Department of infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic, unveiled the ... of vaccines recommended to protect them from infectious diseases. Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination ...

FDA Approves VITROS(R) Anti-HCV Assay for Use On VITROS 5600(R) Integrated and VITROS 3600(R) Immunodiagnostic Systems

... including cardiology, oncology, endocrinology, infectious disease, thyroid, metabolic conditions and ... 5600 Integrated System will offer a complete infectious disease testing menu in the U.S., including HIV, ... such as cardiology, oncology, endocrinology, infectious disease, thyroid, metabolic conditions and ....

Experts Support National Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections

... representing the nation's experts in infectious diseases medicine, infection prevention in ... Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Council ... globe. See www.apic.org . The infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents ...

Abatement Technologies Sees Strong Demand as Hospitals Prepare for Stage 6 Flu Pandemic

... response measures include the capacity to isolate infectious patients in a negative pressure Airborne infectious Isolation Room environment. Abatement ... into CDC-compliant negative pressure Airborne infectious Isolation Rooms . High efficiency HEPA-CARE ...

Air Traffic Patterns Predict Swine Flu Spread

... global flight patterns to determine where an infectious disease may strike next could provide governments ... interconnected world," said Dr. Kamran Khan, an infectious disease physician and scientist at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. "Yet, infectious diseases do follow airline flight routes. If we ...

IDRI Awarded $314,500 Grant From Murdock Trust to Expand TB Drug Discovery Program

... June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The infectious Disease Research Institute today announced it has ... Company and the National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes ... of products to prevent, detect and treat infectious diseases of poverty. By integrating capabilities, ...

A Pet's Bite Can Pass on MRSA

... colleagues wrote in the July issue of The Lancet infectious Diseases . Dog and cat bites account for about ... The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases has more about MRSA . ... SOURCE: The Lancet infectious Diseases , news release, June 21, 2009 ...

Real-Time Locating Technology Helps Contain Pandemic Outbreaks

... Announces Solution to Track and Control Spread of infectious Diseases Fargo, ND ... such as H1N1, common influenza, and other infectious diseases. The solution uses location technology ... step in successful containment and control of infectious diseases. Emergency preparedness plans should ...

Accordia Global Health Foundation Calls for Greater Investment to Build African Healthcare Leadership

... is time to move from emergency responses to the infectious disease crisis to investment in Africa’s ... leaders. The report is informed by the 2009 infectious Diseases Summit, held in Kampala, Uganda in ... building Africa’s capacity to fight infectious disease through training, research, care and ...

MUHC researcher awarded $500,000 to study pathogenesis of infectious disease

... of the 2009 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of infectious Disease Award. MUHC researcher Dr. Maya Saleh was ... the overarching issues of how human hosts handle infectious challenge. The awards are designed to give ... and molecular biological understanding of how infectious agents and the human body interact. The ...

Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Begins Role as CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

... (NYC) Health Department since 2002. He is an infectious disease expert and has led initiatives that ... fight against heart disease, cancer, obesity, and infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and AIDS, and in ... Medical Center and sub-specialty training in infectious diseases at Yale University . He is married ...

Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Best Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... ill patients," said. Richard S. Roth, M.D., infectious disease physician at Savannah infectious Disease, who along with Jason Lin, Pharm.D., Clinical infectious Diseases Pharmacist at Memorial University ...

J. Craig Venter Institute Awarded $43 Million, Five Year Contract From NIAID to Continue to Develop and Provide Sequencing, Genotyping, and Bioinformatics Expertise and Services in Infectious Diseases

... from the National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes ... as one of their Genomic Sequencing Centers for infectious Diseases (GSCID). Led by co-principal ... continue to expand its decades-long expertise in infectious diseases and human genomics by providing ...

New survey highlights growing concern about risk of infection in cancer patients

... that the vast majority of oncologists and infectious disease (ID) specialists are highly concerned ... will bring together experts in oncology and infectious disease to raise awareness of this public health ... in the past 12 months, 150 oncologists and 151 infectious disease specialists. Data was collected from ...

Intercell to Webcast Research & Development Day on Thursday, June 4, 2009

... meeting is Dr. Herbert DuPont, a specialist in infectious disease and the primary investigator for the ... currently serves as director for the Center for infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health ... has been a director of the National Foundation of infectious Diseases since 1981 and a vice president of the ...

New Survey Highlights Growing Concern About Risk of Infection in Cancer Patients and Emerging Antibiotic Resistance

... that the vast majority of oncologists and infectious disease (ID) specialists are highly concerned ... will bring together experts in oncology and infectious disease to raise awareness of this public health ... in the past 12 months, 150 oncologists and 151 infectious disease specialists. Data was collected from ...

Researchers gain ground in efforts to fight parasite infection

... had no food supply and died. Treatment of other infectious species had similar effects. "We essentially ... is available," Dr. Mangelsdorf said. Many infectious nematode larva live in the soil, often in areas ... point to a promising therapeutic target for the infectious nematodes, said Dr. Mangelsdorf, an investigator ...

Julie Gerberding and Hiromitsu Ogawa Join Accordia Board

... Dr. Gerberding is a long-time expert in infectious disease research and care. During her tenure at ... and to Accordia's work to overcome the burden of infectious diseases in Africa. Their expertise and skills ... organization building Africa's capacity to fight infectious disease through training, research, care, and ...

Hospitalization Rates Higher in Kids Who Get Flu Shots

... Dr. Hank Bernstein, a member of the committee on infectious diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics ... Y. Joshi, M.D., fellow, allergy, immunology and infectious diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.; Gurjit ... Hank Bernstein, D.O., member, committee on infectious diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics, and ...

BD and HandyLab Announce Exclusive Collaboration to Commercialize Molecular Assays

... BD MAX(TM) System for Rapid Testing for infectious Diseases Incorporates the New HandyLab Automated ... global leader in molecular diagnostic testing for infectious diseases. Together we plan to provide diagnostic ... enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, ...

Viral Infection Might Trigger High Blood Pressure

... School and an investigator in the Division of infectious Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess. "The ... who holds the American Legion chair of pediatric infectious disease at the University of Minnesota and is a ... Medical School, and investigator, Division of infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston; ...

Man Dies of Brain Inflammation Caused by Deer Tick Virus

... of pediatrics in the division of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Rochester Medical ... only thing you can do," said Dr. Peter Welch, an infectious disease specialist with Northern Westchester ... professor, pediatrics, division of pediatric infectious diseases, University of Rochester Medical Center, ...

Baylor Research Institute Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grant To Develop Flu Vaccine

... diseases, such as cancer, autoimmune diseases and infectious diseases. This research has been supported ... years by the National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases (NIAID), a department of the NIH. The ... health communities about the dangers of emerging infectious diseases, like this new flu strain," says Dr. ...

Influenza pandemic planning needed to assure adequate care for pregnant women and newborns

... able to prevent devastation during a large-scale infectious disease outbreak, it is widely recognized that ... Reproductive Sciences, Division of Reproductive infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh ... the safety of vaccines and treatments to combat infectious disease in pregnant women and newborns." The ...

Study Supports Swine Flu's Pandemic Potential

... associate professor of medicine, division of infectious diseases at the University of Rochester Medical ... professor of medicine in the division of infectious disease at the University of Wisconsin School of ... cases, noted Dr. Gordon Dickinson, chief of infectious diseases at the University of Miami Miller School ...

New Bill to Fund Climate Change and Public Health Preparedness Praised by Environmental and Health Groups

... heat-related illness, diarrheal and other infectious diseases, and respiratory illness associated with ... the country -- who we rely on to protect us from infectious disease outbreaks and other health emergencies -- ... domestic and international tracking capacity for infectious diseases and environmental health indicators; ...

Aethlon Medical Discloses New HIV/AIDS Treatment Data

... that assists the immune response in combating infectious disease through the selective adsorption of ... the clearance of all circulating strains of infectious HIV, including varieties that cause patients to ... improve the health of individuals afflicted with infectious disease and cancer. Aethlon's lead product, the ...

Five UCSF Scientists Elected to National Academy of Sciences

... developed an approach for creating in a test tube infectious "prion" forms of a protein. This work ... proposed that prions represent a new class of infectious particles composed solely of a host protein. ... related prion proteins, and prion strains wherein infectious particles composed of the same protein give rise ...

Coalition Says On-Site Infectious Medical Waste Treatment Key To Disease Control and Hospital Sustainability During a Pandemic

... government should make the deployment of on-site infectious waste treatment technologies a priority. "While infectious waste is a means of spreading disease, healthcare ... responsibility is to protect public health, but infectious waste should not be allowed to leave the realm of ...

Aethlon Medical Confirms Hemopurifier(R) Is a Treatment Candidate Against Swine Flu Virus

... that assists the immune response in combating infectious disease through the selective adsorption of ... efforts against well-established infectious disease targets," concluded Joyce. Since the ... improve the health of individuals afflicted with infectious disease and cancer. Aethlon's lead product, the ...

Elsevier launches Epidemics -- the journal on infectious disease dynamics

... journal, entitled Epidemics - the journal on infectious disease dynamics ( ... This peer-reviewed journal will publish papers on infectious disease dynamics in the broadest sense. Its scope covers both within-host dynamics of infectious agents, and dynamics at the population level, and ...

Aethlon Medical Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Initiate Investor and Media Relations Programs

... a first-in-class medical device to treat infectious disease, today announced that it has hired ... improve the health of individuals afflicted with infectious disease and cancer. Aethlon's lead product, the ... adjunct to the immune system proven to capture infectious viruses and immunosuppressive particles from the ...
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