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World's First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient Receives Infusion

... procedure, Jones was directly injected with his own cardiac stem cells into heart scar tissue ... that had resulted in permanent scarring of his heart muscle. During the procedure, Jones' cardiac stem cells were retrieved from a portion of his own atrium, the upper chamber of the heart. The ...

USC Keck School of Medicine's Dr. Alan Epstein Receives Prestigious National Cancer Institute RAID Award for Breakthrough IL-2 Molecule Therapeutic

... of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for his breakthrough Interleukin-2 (IL-2) cytokine ... be used to further the preclinical development of his IL-2 analog therapy for the treatment of certain ... the cytokine and therapeutic activity of IL-2. his extensive pre-clinical data indicates that this ...

Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients

... Medical Center. Dr. Weinstein and his colleagues collected data from 607 men and women ... one or more of the authors or a member of his or her immediate family received, in any one ... which one or more of the authors, or a member of his or her immediate family, is affiliated or ...

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Innovative Prism Glasses For Hemianopia Patients

... when an unseen object is detected." Peli and his team asked 28 patients with complete hemianopia ... glasses, which means that no patient had remapped his or her brain to automatically make the perceptual ... Based on these results, Dr. Peli and his team plan to conduct future research that will ...

Spherix Elects New Independent Director, and Elects Chairman of the Board

... Nominating Committee selected Mr. Peter based on his lengthy career in the pharmaceutical industry, ... Vander Zanden joined the Board in 2004 following his retirement from Kraft Foods International, after ... to our Board of Directors and are confident that his particular background will be extremely helpful ...

One Step Closer: Novel Opioid Receptor Compound in Phase I Clinical Trials

... with the realization that an opioid drug that his group discovered had triggered significant, ... a library of compounds discovered by Wentland and his team. According to Alkermes, the library ... thanks to the OTC, Wentland is a step closer to his dream that serves as a promising next step for a ...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit

... Prof. Yang has dedicated a large part of his career to researching SCD and his fundamental research has led to several breakthroughs. In 2008, Prof. Yang and his research team found that the concentration of a ...

Ancestry.com DNA Testing Reveals 'Roots' Author's Scottish Ancestry

... by Alex Haley's nephew Chris Haley in 2007, where his results were added to a growing database of ... had only word-of-mouth history to prove that his great-grandfather had been born of a slave mother ... Mr. Haley's uncle, Alex Haley, in which he traced his ancestry back to Baugh (variation of Baff) - an ...

A Joint Statement From America's Prostate Cancer Advocacy, Education, and Support Organizations

... the following: * Every man, regardless of his age, has the right to know whether he is at risk ... shall continue to encourage every man to discuss his individual risk for prostate cancer with his doctors, and to request the appropriate use of ...

Alba Therapeutics Corporation Announces the Next Clinical Trial of Its Lead Compound, Larazotide Acetate and Promotions

... Dr. Leon assume the responsibilities of CMO. his passion for developing a treatment for celiac ... arthritis, and transplantation. Dr. Leon received his MD and PhD from Autonomy University, Madrid (Spain), and his PhD work was focused on the pathogenesis and ...

New Study Using Combination of Bioengineered Skin and Stem Cells Shows Promise in Treatment of Non-Healing Wounds

... Medical Center in Providence, R.I., presented his study findings in which cultured stem cells and ... As a source of stem cells, Dr. Falanga and his team of researchers focused on taking a small ... to the research pioneered by Dr. Falanga and his team. Fibrin is a chemical by-product that occurs ...

Research Finding Could Revolutionize Asthma Treatment

... The lead investigator, Dr. Richard Bond, and his colleagues demonstrated the absence of ... was in agreement with earlier studies by Bond and his colleagues showing that low doses of beta blockers improved asthma in mice. Expanding on his description of Dr. Bond's findings, Mr. Smith ...

Applying Clinical Findings to the Practice of Medicine

... Thomopoulos, Ph.D. Dr. Thomopoulos and his research team knew that torn tendons cause a ... no easy task. Fascinated by tissue engineering, his team took on the challenge of re-attaching tendon ... of the two tissues are that different." his award-winning paper, "Structure, Biomechanics, ...

New Cancer Treatment Stops Aggressive Sarcomas

... (MFH) that arose in the largest bone of his leg. The cancer spread throughout his lungs, despite aggressive surgery that replaced most of his leg with metal implants. The second patient was ...

Fifth U.S. Hand Transplant Patient Heads Home to NY

... is a 43-year-old production worker who injured his dominant right hand in a furnace accident on April 12, 2006, when his hand was crushed and burned thus requiring ... perform such daily living activities as washing his hair with both hands, holding a phone ...

Pieris Reports Development Progress for Anticalin(R) PRS-050, a Next Generation VEGF Antagonist

... Switzerland. Prior to Merck Serono, he obtained his research management experience during four years ... to head up research activities at Pieris. With his extensive experience in the discovery and development of biologics, together with his knowledge of the demands of product-focused ...

Franco Nuschese Tapped by Robert C. Gallo Foundation for AIDS and Virus Research

... relations. The foundation supports Dr. Gallo and his colleagues, who are internationally known for ... Foundation provides funding for Dr. Gallo and his team and other organizations that perform ... and cancer, with a primary focus on HIV. In his new role, Nuschese will connect those around the ...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

... 2005, subsequently recovered and returned to his career. The unique online educational program ... of five inspirational videos of Tedy discussing his personal experience with stroke and educating ... in the series, describing Tedy's life prior to his stroke. AGA Medical will launch additional ...

Stem Cell Treatment Leader Tiantan Puhua Adds Experienced International Medical Staff for Expanding Numbers of Patients

... Tiantan Puhua. Dr. Jiang lectured at and received his postgraduate degree from Harvard Medical School ... Kansai Medical University, where he received his Ph.D., has published his stem cell research in Western scientific journals ...

Kleinert Kutz Hand Surgeons Perform Fifth U.S. Hand Transplant in Record Time at Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center

... a 43-year-old production worker, injured his dominant right hand in a furnace accident on April 12, 2006 when his hand was crushed and burned thus requiring ... to perform daily living activities. his wife, Raylene, accompanied him to Louisville. ...

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

... Francis Crick in 1953. In 2007 Dr. Venter and his team published the first diploid genome, which was his genome and represents both sets of chromosomes inherited from each of his parents. That publication was the first human ...

Aiming at Multiple Alzheimer's Proteins May be Key to Success

... (AHAF), Donald F. Weaver, M.D., Ph.D. and his colleagues at Dalhousie University in Halifax, ... of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Weaver and his colleagues from Canada, the U.S., and Belgium ... for further analysis to Edwin De Pauw, Ph.D. and his group at the University of Liege in Belgium. ...

Photos: SOS Children's Villages Observes World Orphan Week, October 5-11, 2008

... year old, was introduced to the Entebbe Village, his body was over-run with parasites called jiggers ... dress himself. After three months of nurturing, his body was recovering and he spoke his first word. Trauma is not easily healed, but with ...

Experts Assert That Varian Technologies Deliver Speed and Clinical Accuracy in Treating Cancer Patients

... of medical physics and radiation oncology. In his talk entitled "Affirming the past -- anticipating ... said he was able to shorten his treatment protocols by an hour or more per ... treated in a single day," he said. Slotman and his colleagues compared RapidArc treatment plans with ...

Sarah Palin, Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet, and John McCain Top AOL Hot Searches List on August 29th

... the day on which John McCain named Sarah Palin his running mate, "Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet" was the ... Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., in order to control his patients' hunger and enable them to faithfully ... calorie-a-day diet that he prescribes them in his South Florida medical practice, Siegal Medical ...

Novare Announces Successful Series of Single Port Lap Band Procedures With RealHand(R) High Dexterity Instruments

... at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center completes his 12th Single Port Lap-Band(R) Procedure; ... instruments to enable the procedure and his approach eliminates an upper abdominal trocar ... reduce the amount of food a patient can hold in his or her stomach. The band helps patients control ...

Image Guided Radiation Therapy in Latham, NY. Now Fighting Cancer Using Fast and Precise RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology

... IMRT treatment so much faster, Puranik says, his clinical team members can spend more time with ... billing errors." Shorkey is now finishing his third week of a nine-week course of radiotherapy, and reports that, to his surprise, he doesn't feel anything during the ...

Vision Problems Affect How Children Learn Math Skills

... and researcher, Dr. Burkhart Fischer and his team which found that children with vision ... German television news programs which reported on his research in the area of deficits in vision and eye movement control, as well as his success using vision therapy and its ability to ...

First U.S. Patient to Receive New Heart-Assist Device Doing Well After Surgery at University of Michigan

... device. Called a DuraHeart, it was implanted in his chest, and connected to his failing heart, to help pump his blood and keep him alive. Shannon, a ...

More Than 300 New Medicines Being Developed for Mental Illnesses

... actor Joey Pantoliano -- well known for his role in The Sopranos -- who suffers from ... shows. But he is probably best known for his critically acclaimed and Emmy award-winning ... mobster Ralphie Cifaretto on The Sopranos. his lengthy movie credits include Risky Business, The ...

Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research Team at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Identifies the Function of a Biomarker Present in Prostate Cancer Cells: New Insight into Therapeutic Benefit for Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer

... K. Rajasekaran, the Director of NCCCR, and his research team while they were at the University ... including prostate cancer. Rajasekaran and his research team found that PSMA-expressing ... the study states. Dr. A. Rajasekaran and his team conducted their research on cell lines and ...

ABC News NIGHTLINE Features HIFU with Sonablate(R) 500 as Non Invasive Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer

... chose HIFU because he wanted to preserve his quality of life and he was not satisfied with the ... that were presented to him. Four months after his procedure, Brightmire's PSA is zero and he has maintained his quality of life. "I'm doing fine since the HIFU ...

OxyBand Technologies, Inc. Hires a Leader in Medical Technology as Chief Technology Officer

... arrays for X- ray medical imaging, where among his other responsibilities, he lead the engineering ... propulsion systems and gas chemistry, beginning his career as a Staff Scientist at Stanford University's Plasma Propulsion Lab. He later leveraged his expertise in these fields and founded a medical ...

BioElectronics Announces Profitability Breakeven and Additional Clinical Trials

... Program at the University of Texas, he completed his medical training at the University of Texas ... Center in San Antonio. Upon completion of his general surgery residency at West Virginia ... board certified in general surgery. He continued his education at Wake Forest University -- Bowman ...

NARSAD Researchers Identify Specific Genes and Family Traits Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression

... brain. Using this information, Dr. Goff and his colleagues are recruiting patients for a large ... folate supplementation. Here, Dr. Roffman and his colleagues started with the MTHFR gene and found ... Using functional neuroimaging, Dr. Roffman and his colleagues also found that the same combination ...

BioElectronics Announces Major Clinical Trials

... Program at the University of Texas, he completed his medical training at the University of Texas ... Center in San Antonio. Upon completion of his general surgery residency at West Virginia ... board certified in general surgery. He continued his education at Wake Forest University - Bowman Gray ...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Offers Results Without Side Effects

... a biopsy confirmed that he had cancer. his doctor urged him to have a radical prostectomy to ... all sexual desire. The drug temporarily lowered his PSA, but it jumped to 46 when he stopped it. ... effects. He went on a raw food diet, had his dental amalgams removed and took testosterone ...

Stereotaxis Market Leadership Reinforced in Core Curriculum and Symposium Presentations at Heart Rhythm 2008

... which concluded on Saturday, May 17. In his core curriculum presentation, Dr. Xu Chen of the ... the remote magnetic navigation system lowered his patients' mean x-ray exposure to only five ... disease cases, also at one-year follow-up. his patients experienced zero complications related ...

St. Jude Finds 'Dancing' Hair Cells Are Key to Humans' Acute Hearing

... inner ear fluid. In their studies, Zuo and his colleagues have sought to establish the mechanism ... somatic motility, in previous experiments Zuo and his colleagues genetically knocked out prestin in ... By finding prestin's role in hearing Zuo and his colleagues may help scientists better understand ...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

... of a vibrant and growing economy," Bloom said. In his analysis, Bloom turns conventional wisdom on its ... who will receive the Charles Merieux Award for his work on rotavirus vaccines in the developing ... a French scientist and visionary who devoted his life to the prevention of infectious diseases ...
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