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Creighton Medical Laboratories First to Offer New Cancer Test

... M.D., a pathologist and director of molecular pathology and clinical genomics at Creighton Medical ... Roger Brumback, M.D., chair of the Department of pathology at Creighton University School of Medicine, ... fellowship training in both molecular genetic pathology and pathology/oncology informatics. She has been ...

Researchers Discover Metabolite Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

... director of the Michigan Center for Translational pathology and S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of pathology at the U-M Medical School. The researchers ... author Christopher Beecher, Ph.D., professor of pathology at the U-M Medical School. Results are ...

Columbia University Medical Center and Rosetta Genomics Announce Columbia University's Submission of the First Cancer Diagnostic Test Based on Rosetta Genomics Proprietary MicroRNA Technology for Approval to the New York State Department of Health Clinica

... University Medical Center's Molecular pathology Laboratory, Which Developed and Validated the ... Medical Center's High Complexity Molecular pathology Laboratory, a laboratory licensed to use nucleic ... cancers, which is part of the Department of pathology and Cell Biology at CUMC. "With advancements ...

NicOx Announces TOPIGEN Initiates Phase 2 Proof of Concept Study in COPD for TPI 1020

... Neutrophils are immune cells implicated in COPD pathology and previous in vivo studies have suggested that ... cellular mechanisms that are responsible for COPD pathology are not yet completely understood. Chronic ... Neutrophils are immune cells implicated in COPD pathology and previous in vivo studies have suggested that ...

New Clinical Studies Confirm Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) GI in Range of Procedures

... imaging system diagnoses histology and pathology of the gastrointestinal tract safely ... evaluate pathologic features of small intestinal pathology (Abstract PS-M-08). The study examined 20 ... the detection of hallmark features of intestinal pathology in celiac patients. Physicians from Klinikum ...

AspenBio Pharma Reports Strong Results with Appendicitis Triage Blood Test from Large Multiple Hospital Study

... 1 in 3 of the evaluable patients in our study had pathology confirmed appendicitis." Continued Mr. Donnelly, ... classified as unnecessary on the basis of normal pathology findings. AppyScore would have ... of 198 evaluable female patients, of which 42 had pathology confirmed appendicitis. The AppyScore screen test ...

ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer

... 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ARUP Laboratories , a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a leader in innovative laboratory research and ... Laboratories ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its ...

Ipsogen Expands its US Market Presence Through Licensing Agreement With ARUP Laboratories for the Commercialization of JAK2 Molecular Diagnostic Assays

... of the agreement, Ipsogen grants ARUP, a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory ... Laboratories ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its ...

St. Jude Identifies Genomic Causes of a Certain Type of Leukemia Relapse

... Mullighan, M.D., Ph.D., assistant member in the St. Jude Department of pathology and the paper's first author. "Examining the new changes that are arising ... Downing, M.D., St. Jude Scientific Director, chair of the Department of pathology and the paper's senior author. "That cell is selected for during treatment ...

Gene Found Activated in 70% of Prostate Cancer Cases, George Washington University Medical Center Scientists Report

... University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and Schwartz is Professor of pathology and practicing clinician at GWUMC. In the January, 2009 print issue of ... is also available as "advance online publication" (Citation: Modern pathology advance online publication 17 October 2008; doi: ...

Johns Hopkins University Researchers to Clinically Assess Rosetta Genomics' miRview(TM) Squamous Assay

... Clinical use Through Columbia University's High Complexity Molecular pathology Lab Earlier This Year Rosetta Genomics is ... Columbia University Medical Center's (CUMC) High Complexity Molecular pathology Laboratory received the approval of the New York State regulators for a ...

Queen's University Chooses Xceed's Ziplex(R) System for Translational Research

... Harriet Feilotter, Ph.D., FCCMG, of the University's Department of pathology and Molecular Medicine, is the principal investigator of a study that will ... research, social purpose, spirit and diversity. The Department of pathology and Molecular Medicine of Queen's University is affiliated with the ...

BD Announces CE Marking of a New Molecular Test to Diagnose Patients with Clostridium difficile Infections

... Clostridium difficile," said Thomas Davis, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clarian pathology Laboratory. "This test should improve patient care because it effectively ...

University of Miami Team Confirms Value of Monitoring Cell-Mediated Immunity Pre- and Post-Transplant in Management of Kidney Transplant Recipients

... -- Manuel R. Carreno, MD, and colleagues in the Departments of Surgery and pathology at the University of Miami - Lawrence Miller School of Medicine have ... of these patients," said Phillip Ruiz. MD, PhD, professor of surgery and pathology and head of the Division of Immunopathology. "CMI levels vary ...

AviaraDx Confirms That Combination of Two Molecular Biomarkers Improves Prediction of Disease Recurrence in Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients

... grading cannot be understated," said Dennis C. Sgroi, director of breast pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital and associate professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School, a senior author of the article. "A molecular ...

NicOx Reports TOPIGEN to Advance TPI-1020 Into Phase 2 for COPD Following Promising Clinical Results

... the United States. The cellular mechanisms that are responsible for COPD pathology are not completely understood. Chronic airflow limitation is believed to ... deaths annually. The cellular mechanisms that are responsible for COPD pathology are not completely understood. Chronic airflow limitation is believed to ...

Lpath Demonstrates Strong Safety Profile of Lead Drug Candidate, Sphingomab(TM), in Non-Human Primates

... blood-vessel growth), a process that has been strongly implicated in the pathology of both cancer and AMD. The safety tests included cardiovascular studies ... body weight, organ weight, clinical observations, ophthalmology, clinical pathology (hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation, and urinalysis), and ...

Is Obesity an Oral Bacterial Disease?

... overweight condition. Of even greater interest, and the subject of future research, is the possibility that oral bacteria may participate in the pathology that leads to obesity. The complete research study is published in the June issue of the International and American Associations for Dental ...

More Gene Mutations Linked to Autism Risk

... the findings of two large autism gene studies published in April, led by Hakonarson and co-authored by Gerard Schellenberg, Ph.D., professor of pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Bucan and others. One study was the first to report common gene ...

Amicus Therapeutics Commences Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Amigal(TM) for the Treatment of Fabry Disease

... interstitial capillary GL-3 and that reductions were observed in 8 of the 9 responders. According to Laura Barisoni, MD, Assistant Professor in pathology and Medicine, Director, Nephropathology Service, Department of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine, "The Phase 2 data using the ...

Alfacell Provides Shareholder Update

... (MDR). A publication regarding this study is in the process of being completed. To quote Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of pathology and Medicine; Director, Brander Cancer Research Institute, New York Medical College , a long time collaborator who has published numerous peer ...

Data From Clinical Study of bioTheranostics Molecular Diagnostic Test Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

... diagnostic tests such as the THEROS CancerTYPE ID continue to be demonstrated in clinical studies, we are eager to work with the oncology and pathology communities to integrate molecular diagnostic tools into routine cancer diagnosis." The abstract, "Unknown Primary Cancer (UPC): Accuracy of ...

vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

... did not see a significant hyperplastic injury response," commented cardiac pathologist Gary Tearney, MD, PhD. Dr. Tearney, an Associate Professor of pathology at Harvard University and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, went on to explain that "The Shield appears to be perfectly designed for just this ...

Entremed Presents Results of ENMD-2076 Phase 1 Study in Advanced Cancer Patients

... are often over-expressed in human cancers. ENMD-2076 also targets the Flt-3 and FGFR3, kinases which have been shown to play important roles in the pathology of hematological cancers. About EntreMed EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to developing primarily ...

Scientists at The Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit Identify Potential New Target for Breast Cancer Therapy

... and Wayne State University School of Medicine; Haitham Arabi, M.D., resident of the Wayne State University School of Medicine's Department of pathology ; Wael Sakr, M.D., of the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine; Adnan Munkarah, M.D., of the Henry Ford Health ...

Mutant Genes in High-Risk Childhood Leukemias Identified

... kinases, which function as biological on-off switches in cells," said Charles Mullighan, M.D., Ph.D., assistant member in the St. Jude Department of pathology and a co-first author of the study. "Such mutations would cause those kinases to be stuck in the on position, triggering the uncontrolled ...

Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids With Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition

... from the division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and division of Neurology at Cincinnati Children's. Researchers from the department of pathology at the University of Cincinnati participated in the study on food variety. The PAS meeting is the largest international meeting focused on ...

Sirion Therapeutics Announces Clinical Data Presentations at the 2009 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting

... Session Date/Start Time: Sunday May 3, 8:30-10:15 am Posterboard Number: A43 - Program Number: 56 Fenretinide Ameliorates Retinal pathology in the Ins2Akita Diabetic Mouse Session Date/Start Time: Sunday May 3, 8:30-10:15 am Posterboard Number: A42 - Program Number: 55 ...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

... over 30 years. This 209-bed hospital provides specialty services to all Oakwood Heritage patients including 24-hour emergency care, speech/language pathology and audiology, pain management clinic, orthopaedic surgery, mental health facility, physical medicine and inpatient rehabilitation and full service ...

Genetic Source of Rare Childhood Cancer Found; Gene is Implicated in Other Cancers

... an important model for understanding how mutations and loss of DICER1 function lead to cancer," says lead author D. Ashley Hill, M.D., chief of pathology at Children's National Medical Center. "Additionally, we now believe that PPB tumors arise from an unusual mechanism in which cells carrying ...

BARC Central Laboratory Joins Alzheimer's Association Research Roundtable

... member companies," said Rudi Marien, CEO of the BARC Group. "Discovery of measurable markers that track with the presence of Alzheimer's pathology and that predict the development of cognitive decline in people who are still cognitively normal, known as 'antecedent biomarkers,' are especially ...

Rigel Commences Phase 2 Trial of R788 in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas

... In a related matter, results of a pre-clinical study of R788 were presented in an oral session of the United States and Canadian Academy of pathology annual meeting in Boston this week on March 9, 2009. The presentation, entitled, "An Orally Available Syk Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Induces ...

Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Announces Independent Studies on Copper Binding Properties of its Lead Candidate OXIGON(TM)

... characterized by progressive loss of memory and cognition, ultimately leading to complete debilitation and death. A hallmark feature of Alzheimer's pathology is the presence of insoluble protein deposits, known as beta-amyloid, on the surface of nerve cells, which results from the accumulation of soluble ...

Vermillion Presents Critical Data From Its OVA1 Clinical Trial

... Oncology at the University of Kentucky and Principal Investigator of the OVA1 clinical trial, and Zhen Zhang, PhD, Associate Professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as well as Vermillion scientists. Details of the poster are available in the attached link ...

EntreMed Presents Initial Clinical Results for ENMD-2076

... in human cancers. ENMD-2076 targets a defined set of kinases, including Flt-3 and FGFR3, which have been shown to play important roles in the pathology of hematological cancers. About EntreMed EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to developing primarily ...

Gene Abnormality Found to Predict Childhood Leukemia Relapse

... out any genes that were significantly associated with outcome," said Charles Mullighan, M.D., Ph.D., assistant member in the St. Jude Department of pathology and the paper's first author. "From these findings, we identified a group of genetic abnormalities that together predicted poor outcome." The ...

MRI Emerges As Vital Resource in Treatment of Back Pain

... between spinal vertebrae, bone marrow, the spinal canal, and in soft tissues. Therefore MRI has been shown to be useful for almost every spinal pathology including; diseases of the spinal cord, nerve roots, vertebrae, disks and blood vessels. With MRI there is no radiation risk to the patient. ...

Agendia's Breast Cancer Test MammaPrint(R) Identifies New Subset of Low Risk HER2+ Patients

... test result provides a doctor with a clear rationale to assess the benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in addition to other clinical information and pathology tests. All MammaPrint(R) tests are conducted in Agendia's CLIA-certified service laboratory. All other breast cancer recurrence assays ...

Agendia's MammaPrint(R) Predicts Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer

... test result provides a doctor with a clear rationale to assess the benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in addition to other clinical information and pathology tests. All MammaPrint tests are conducted in Agendia's CLIA-certified service laboratory. All other breast cancer recurrence assays currently ...

Agendia Supports High Profile CME Symposium and Presents Compelling Data at the 2008 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

... test result provides a doctor with a clear rationale to assess the benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy in addition to other clinical information and pathology tests. All MammaPrint tests are conducted in Agendia's CLIA-certified service laboratory. All other breast cancer recurrence assays currently ...
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