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deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

... -- The largest study of the genetics of schizophrenia ever undertaken has revealed ... of scientists led by a team from deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ), analyzed the genomes of more ... the European-American portion of the Molecular genetics of Schizophrenia studies (MGS). Twenty-five SNPs ...

Gene Findings Unlocking Reasons for Neuroblastoma Risk

... Although CNVs have received much attention from genetics researchers over the last several years, this ... The BARD1 study was published online in Nature genetics on May 3, while the CNV study appeared in the ... to high-risk neuroblastoma," Nature genetics , published online May 3, 2009. ( ....

Interleukin Genetics Presents Research Linking Vertebral Fractures to Gene Variations in Asian Women With Osteoporosis

... findings from a large clinical study on the genetics of osteoporosis and vertebral fractures at the ... "While studies exist that look at the genetics of osteoporosis, there has been minimal research ... to 36 million by 2013. About Interleukin genetics Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Announces Results for Phase II Study in Urea Cycle Disorders

... on March 27th at the 16th Annual Clinical genetics Meeting of the American College of Medical genetics by Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Howard Hughes ... and Professor Department of Molecular and Human genetics Baylor College of Medicine . The abstract is ...

Scientists Unmask Genetic Markers Associated With Psoriasis

... disease of the skin. Published in Nature genetics , the findings could lead to new drug targets and ... Ann Arbor. Elder has information at his Psoriasis genetics Laboratory Web site, www.psoriasis.umich.edu . ... Network (GAIN). Citation: Nature genetics , volume 41, no. 2, p. 199-204. ...

Interleukin Genetics and Geisinger to Collaborate on Genetic Tests to Predict Weight Loss Success

... a research collaboration to explore the role of genetics in obesity. The goal of the collaboration is to ... loss techniques. Geisinger and Interleukin genetics will engage in a case-control retrospective study ... "We are excited to be working with Interleukin genetics and view our collaboration with them as a way to ...

Interleukin Genetics to Present Important New Findings at 2008 World Congress on Osteoarthritis

... present important new research findings on the genetics of osteoarthritis (OA) at the 2008 World ... CEST. In addition, new findings by Interleukin genetics and collaborators, titled "Genetic Markers ... the future of health and medicine, Interleukin genetics uses its leading genetics research and scientific ...

Interleukin Genetics Wins International Award for Outstanding Research Published in the Journal, Nutrition

... LLC, a division of Alticor Inc. Interleukin genetics recently announced an agreement with Access ... the future of health and medicine, Interleukin genetics uses its leading genetics research and scientific ... general nutrition assessment. Interleukin genetics is headquartered in Waltham, MA. For more ...

Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Patients with Congenital Retinal Disease

... of Naples and the Telethon Institute of genetics and Medicine (both in Italy), and several other ... a study leader from the Telethon Institute of genetics and Medicine and University of Naples Federico ... at Penn. About The Telethon Institute of genetics and Medicine (TIGEM): TIGEM is a local and ...

Genzyme Genetics Announces Launch of Carrier Testing and Prenatal Diagnosis for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

... SMA carrier screening. The Genzyme genetics SMA test offers results in approximately 7 to ... About Genzyme Genetics Genzyme genetics is a leading, nationwide provider of high ... facilities located across the U.S., Genzyme genetics offers extensive reproductive and cancer ...

Not Only Lipids and Inflammation: Insight Into a New Cause of Heart Attack and Other Vascular Disease

... we underscore our global leadership in human genetics and our commitment to convert this ... is also leveraging its expertise in human genetics and integrated drug discovery and development ... future events or otherwise. Contact: deCODE genetics Berglind Olafsdottir Joy Bessenger +354 ...

EpiCept Announces Successful Completion of Enrollment for Phase I Trial of EPC2407

... in cancer cells through the use of chemical genetics and its proprietary live cell high-throughput caspase-3 screening technology. Chemical genetics is a research approach investigating the effect ... to apoptosis. This combination of chemical genetics and caspase-3 screening technology allows ...

Targeted Genetics Reports on Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee (RAC) Review of its Phase 1/2 Trial of tgAAC94 for Rheumatoid Arthritis

... the serious adverse event reported by Targeted genetics surrounding the death of a patient participating ... being conducted in remaining tissues and Targeted genetics will continue to collaboratively work with ... and chief scientific officer of Targeted genetics added, "A gene therapy approach may have enormous ...

EpiCept Reports Expansion of Clinical Development For Licensed Cancer Compound

... in cancer cells through the use of chemical genetics and its proprietary live cell high-throughput caspase-3 screening technology. Chemical genetics is a research approach investigating the effect ... to apoptosis. This combination of chemical genetics and caspase-3 screening technology allows ...

More Gene Mutations Linked to Autism Risk

... to autism susceptibility," said co-author Maja Bucan, Ph.D., professor of genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Chair of the ... The findings were published in the June 26 edition of the journal PloS genetics . By further refining the genetic landscape of ASDs, the current ...

Scientists Discover Why Teeth Form in a Single Row

... to teeth," said Rulang Jiang, Ph.D., associate professor of Biomedical genetics in the Center for Oral Biology at the University of Rochester Medical ... and Yu Lan within the Center for Oral Biology and Department of Biomedical genetics at the Medical Center. Yang Chai collaborated on the effort from the ...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: New Gene-Searching Method Uncovers Possible New Targets for Crohn's Disease Drugs

... The study appeared online today in the American Journal of Human genetics . It will be published in the journal's print edition on March 13. ... the IL12/23 Pathway with Crohn's Disease," The American Journal of Human genetics , 84, pp. 1-7, March 13, 2009. About The Children's Hospital of ...

J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. Receives Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

... have dedicated their lives to raising the awareness of the importance of genetics research for improving the health of people everywhere." Inaugurated in ... and traits will help them understand in greater detail the impact of genetics upon human health. Dr. Venter and his teams have published the sequences ...

deCODE and Radboud University Discover Common Variants in the Human Genome Conferring Risk of Bladder Cancer

... Iceland, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) and colleagues at Radboud University Medical Center in ... urinary bladder cancer,' will appear today in the online edition of Nature genetics at http://www.nature.com/ng . "In all cancers, the ability to identify ...

VIRxSYS to Host a Web Conference to Announce Clinical Trial Update

... drugs, VRX496 appears to bind to the RNA of HIV, changing the genetics and biology of the virus, including the molecular diversity of HIV and the ... technology. In addition to preclinical programs for cardiovascular and genetics the Company is currently developing gene and vaccine therapies for HIV, ...

Marketing of Diagnostics and deCODEme(TM), Recent Progress in Drug Development to be Highlighted at deCODE R&D Event

... -- At its annual R&D event being held today in New York, deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) will provide an update on progress in all aspects of its ... is driving the growth of its portfolio of products to apply human genetics to improve health and healthcare. Presentations by deCODE management ...

Targeted Genetics Announces Positive Phase 1/2 tgAAC94 Data Presented at Annual European Congress of Rheumatology

... the intensity of their pain and functional capacity. About Targeted genetics Corporation Targeted genetics Corporation is a biotechnology company committed to the development of ...

CellCyte Genetics Corporation Selects Washington University School of Medicine to Perform Study on CellCyte's Glycoprotein Products in Heart Attack Disease Model

... Medicine is linked to BJC HealthCare. About CellCyte Genetics CellCyte genetics is a biotechnology company engaged in the discovery, development and ... stem cells to the heart of patients after a heart attack. CellCyte genetics | 1725 220th Street SE | Bothell | Washington | 98021 | USA For ...

Join NPR's David Ewing Duncan, Author Jessica Queller and a Panel of Medical and Legal Experts in a 90-Minute Webcast on Genetic Testing, Genomic Medicine and Breast & Ovarian Cancer

... uses of genetic tests? Panel: Steven A.R. Murphy, MD - Clinical genetics Fellow at Yale School of Medicine, and Helix Health's Managing Partner ... Jennifer Ibrahim, MD - clinical geneticist specializing in preconception genetics as well as familial cancer syndromes. David Ewing Duncan - bestselling ...

Video: The Journal, Human Genetics, Publishes Results Supporting Interleukin Genetics' Heart Health Test

... and C-reactive Protein," was published in the journal Human genetics (123:387-398; May 2008) and further confirms prior studies associating ... Sir Gordon W. Duff, M.D., Ph.D., one of the pioneers in the genetics of inflammatory diseases, was the senior author of the paper. Dr. Duff, ...

deCODE Launches a DNA-Based Test for Assessing Risk of Prostate Cancer on the Back of the Discovery of New Prostate Cancer Genes

... our subscribers to stay abreast of how the latest discoveries in human genetics may relate to their genome," said Kari Stefansson, CEO of deCODE. ... of new information, future events or otherwise. Contact: deCODE genetics Berglind Olafsdottir Edward Farmer Joy Bessenger +354 ...

Positive Results from Phase IIa Study Pave Way for Phase IIb Trial of DG051 for the Prevention of Heart Attack

... heart attack by decreasing the production of LTB4. About deCODE deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) is a global leader in applying human genetics to develop ... of new information, future events or otherwise. Contact: deCODE genetics Berglind Olafsdottir Edward Farmer Joy Bessenger +354 570 ...

deCODE Launches deCODE MI(TM) -- A Test for a Major Genetic Risk Factor for Early-onset Heart Attack

... the launch of deCODE MI, we have taken another of our breakthroughs in genetics and transformed it into a new tool in the fight to prevent heart attack. ... a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Contact: deCODE genetics Berglind Olafsdottir Edward Farmer Joy Bessenger +354 ...

deCODE Launches Phase II Clinical Testing of DG051 for the Prevention of Heart Attack

... heart attack by decreasing the production of LTB4. About deCODE deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) is a global leader in applying human genetics to develop ... a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Contact: deCODE genetics Berglind Olafsdottir Edward Farmer Joy Bessenger +354 570 ...

CellCyte Genetics Corp. Enters Collaborative Research Agreement With Cleveland Clinic Foundation to Qualify Stem Cell Delivery in Damaged Heart Tissue

... diseased human hearts, using CellCyte's proprietary compounds. CellCyte genetics is developing stem cell enabling therapeutic products designed to allow ... Web site address is http://www.clevelandclinic.org . About CellCyte genetics CellCyte Genetics, a Washington State company, is an ...

New Risk Gene for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Opens Door to More Effective Treatments

... author in the NEJM study on STAT4 and a staff scientist in the NIAMS's genetics and Genomics Branch. "We now are faced with trying to figure out how this ... of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Daniel Kastner MD, PhD, of NIAMS's genetics and Genomic Branch; Michael F. Seldin MD, PhD, of the University of ...

DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families

... will be the No. 1 crime worldwide. Arthur Eisenberg, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the department of forensic and investigative genetics and co-director of the UNT Center for Human Identification at the University of North Texas (UNT) Health Science Center , is on a mission to ...

Debiopharm Group and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. Sign an Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0930

... is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles. Prevalence of diabetes worldwide is estimated at 180 ...

Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

... of Reproductive Medicine, which publishes peer-reviewed original articles of research relevant to reproductive endocrinology, physiology, immunology, genetics and menopause. About Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Wyeth Pharmaceuticals has leading products in the areas of women's health care, infectious ...

Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology

... technique for 'knocking out,' or mutating, specific genes to understand their function," said Howard Jacob, Ph.D. Director of the Human and Molecular genetics Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin. "This study demonstrates that ZFN technology bypasses the current need to conduct cumbersome experiments ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

... less likely to die of any cause when compared with pessimists. General attitude in life is likely a combination of nature and nurture -- genetics combined with life experiences. Changing one's thinking pattern can be challenging, but it's possible. Change begins with awareness of ...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

... education, referral and support services for families and caregivers; and conducts leading-edge brain-imaging, clinical trials, brain imaging and genetics studies. The Institute is devoted to finding effective Alzheimer's disease-slowing and prevention treatments in the shortest time possible. BAI is ...

Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference

... found to be much less successful recruitment strategies. In a study looking specifically at recruiting African Americans for Alzheimer's genetics studies, researchers found that having a relative with the disease, use of minority study personnel, and monetary compensation were the most powerful ...

deCODE Discovers Second Common Genetic Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

... REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) and colleagues from Europe and the United States today report the discovery of a common single-letter variant in the sequence of ...

Sirius Genomics Announces New Collaboration with Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris

... personalized medicine. Sirius generates value by improving the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical compounds. The Company correlates patient genetics with clinical outcomes, leading to proprietary and commercially viable PGx products that enable better drug treatment. The Company's first product is ...
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