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Modigene Awarded Israeli Government Grant to Support Development of Its Longer-Acting Interferon Beta

... Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief scientist - NES-ZIONA, Israel, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. ... received approval for a special grant from the Israeli Office of the Chief scientist ("OCS") in support of the company's development program ...

School of Dentistry Studies Link Between Oral Health and Memory

... of WVU and now a researcher at the University of North Carolina ; Brenda L. Plassman, Ph.D., of Duke University , a nationally recognized scientist in the field of memory research; and Jersey Liang, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Michigan . Wu is the principal investigator. The ...

Great Basin Scientific, Inc. Raises $3.6 Million in Bridge Funding to Prepare for Launch of First Product

... by David Ward, Ph.D., deputy director of the Nevada Cancer Institute, formerly of Yale University of Medicine, and Anthony R. Torres, M.D., senior scientist and director of the Immunogenetics Laboratory, Utah State University . More information can be found on the company's Web site at ...

CRi Oosight(TM) Instrument Crucial in IVF Breakthrough Demonstrating a Correlation Between Non-Invasive Egg Metrics and Pregnancy

... has been used in a groundbreaking study that investigated ways to select eggs most likely to produce a pregnancy. Dr. Suha Kilani, senior scientist at IVF Australia in Sydney, led a group which included researchers from the School of Women's & Children's Health at the University of New South ...

Jennerex Therapeutic Research Collaboration With Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Selected for $10 Million Grant From Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

... and industry working together to translate biological research into cutting edge therapies quickly and effectively," said Dr. John Bell, Senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa . Jennerex is conducting Phase 2 clinical ...

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Innovative Prism Glasses For Hemianopia Patients

... the prisms, which means that improved training in their use could further enhance the benefits, says principal investigator, Dr. Eli Peli, a senior scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute and inventor of the glasses. The study, published in the May 2009 issue of Optometry and Vision Science, not ...

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

... Harbin Medical University. The leader of this project is Prof. Baofeng Yang, the Principal of Harbin Medical University, who is also the Chief scientist of Chinese National 973 Project and Standing Director of the China Pharmaceutical Alliance. Prof. Yang has dedicated a large part of his career to ...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

... autism. Now, alarmingly, vaccine preventable diseases are starting to come back." The Merieux Award is named for Dr. Charles Merieux, a French scientist and visionary who devoted his life to vaccines for the prevention of infectious disease. The company he developed from his father's laboratory ...

Studies Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Highlight Multiple Immunomodulatory Mechanisms of Peregrine's PS-Targeting Antibodies

... mechanisms responsible for the anti-tumor results observed with Peregrine's PS-targeting antibodies," said Dr. Monica Friedrich, a Peregrine research scientist and lead author of the study. "In data presented at this conference last year, we demonstrated that our fully human antibody PGN635 localizes to ...

Scientists Discover a Role for the Growth Factor TGF-beta in Maintaining Health of Retinal Blood Vessels

... because they add to our understanding of the molecules that help to maintain blood vessels in a healthy state," says Patricia D'Amore, PhD, senior scientist at Schepens and principal investigator of the study, who adds that this information may be useful in understanding the changes that occur in the ...

Fast-Acting, Long-Lasting Topical Relief From Arthritis Pain

... or by phone at 904-213-8232. A 3 oz. tube retails for $19.95. RZN Nutraceuticals is located in Miami, Florida. RZN Nutraceutical founder, Chief scientist Mark Lubin is a biomedical engineer who has 12 U.S. patents issued or pending for biomedical and technical innovations. For more information ...

Laser Burn Injuries in One Eye Can Disrupt Protective Immune Privilege in Both Eyes, Study Finds

... "This deepens our understanding of the way immune privilege works," says Dr. Joan Stein Streilein, principal investigator of the study and senior scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute. Immune privilege is a modification of the body's normal immune response. It protects the eye, the brain and ...

New Study Confirms That the Supports Intensity Scale Assessment is Effective in Measuring the Support Needs of People With Intellectual Disability and Making Funding Decisions

... Scale measures something unique from measures of personal competence. It captures a person's support needs," explains Dr. Michael Wehmeyer, Senior scientist at the Beach Center on Disability and the study's co-author. "This is significant because it presents the field of developmental disability with a ...

FDA Stem Cell Approval Breakthrough Laudable

... Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the FDA announced approval for the first clinical trials on humans using Embryonic Stem Cells but Adult Stem Cell scientist Christian Drapeau says the experts may not be telling the whole story; Adult Stem Cells have greater potential with less risk. "While the FDA ...

Phidea Srl and Marvin Research Srl Announce Completion of Merger

... product formulation, stability, clinical trial material manufacturing, and all phases of clinical research. Staffed with renown scientist and medical doctors, Phidea services major pharmaceutical companies seeking premium research in the European Union. About Marvin Research ...

Roskamp Institute Identifies New Class of Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

... the drug Dr. Bakshi has already tested, she is making her own drugs to attack this potentially important target." Dr. Bakshi is currently a scientist II in the Roskamp Institute and leads the Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery in Neurology. Prior to the Roskamp Institute, Dr. Bakshi ...

Local Research Foundation Achieves Milestone in Fight Against Cancer

... to his mounting frustration with the traditional approach to cancer treatment, he developed a tripartnership concept between clinician, research scientist and patient, in which everyone works together to provide the best overall treatment. The CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation conducts research that can be ...

Wild Blueberries Take Top Spot in New Antioxidant Research Study

... antioxidant activity of the 25 fruits tested, as well as the highest total phenolic content and oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC). Lead scientist Rui Hai Liu, Ph.D. used the cellular antioxidant activity (CAA) assay -- a new assay developed by the Cornell University Department of Food Science ...

Napo Announces Positive Clinical Data Indicating Crofelemer, Could Effectively Treat Cholera

... by the FDA. Napo expects to file its first NDA around mid-2009 for this indication, subject to the receipt of further funding. Dr. Pradip Bardhan, scientist and Head of Special Care Unit at ICDDR, B and the principal investigator, commented that "Crofelemer produces an impressive reduction in stool volume ...

Cystic Fibrosis Axentis Pharma Initiates Clinical Trial for Lung Infections

... The company expects to begin recruiting patients at its four international trial centres by the end of the year. Dr. Hans Schreier, Chief scientist of Axentis Pharma on the advances the company has made: "It was only very recently that we obtained all the necessary legal rights including transfer ...

Video: Prognosis Split for Hip Fracture and Hip Replacement in the Elderly

... that the overall prognosis in elderly patients would be much worse than that of the younger patients," says Daisuke Ogino, Ph.D., senior visiting scientist in the Department of Medicine at Helsinki University Central Hospital and the primary author of the study. "It was a positive surprise that elderly ...

K-State Researchers Awarded Nearly $1 Million to Test Remedies, Investigate Link Between E. Coli and Distillers' Grains

... the long history of K-State researchers focusing on food safety. An example of that work that has direct application to the consumer comes from meat scientist Melvin Hunt. "Despite care in food processing and provision, there is a possibility that food can become contaminated with potentially harmful ...

ALS Therapy Development Institute Partners with Clinical Centers to Establish Pathological Mechanisms of Lou Gehrig's Disease

... and clinics in other parts of the U.S. ALS patients and others interested in learning more are encouraged to contact, Beth Levine, Senior Associate scientist and Project Manager, via email at blevine@als.net or by phone at (617) 441-7200. About the ALS Therapy Development Institute The ALS Therapy ...

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Survey: Americans With Memory Concerns Fall Short of Talking to Doctors

... It is overseen by AFA's Memory Screening Advisory Board, composed of top experts and chaired by John Wesson Ashford, Jr., M.D., senior research scientist at the Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research Center, Palo Alto, CA. AFA urges anyone concerned about changes in their memory or other mental ...

Findings on Bladder-Brain Link May Point to Better Treatments for Problems in Sleep, Attention

... academic interest. "We often tend to focus on just one organ, but here we see how an abnormal organ affects the whole organism," said behavioral scientist Rita J. Valentino, Ph.D., of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, who led the research describing how an overactive bladder altered nervous ...

Video: Sanford Health's Journey to Cure Type 1 Diabetes Receives Major Boost

... and generosity has established a great pace for accomplishment for the Sanford Project. This will capture the attention of the best research scientist candidates from around the world. I am grateful, touched and inspired by this extraordinary leadership, and I add my heartfelt and sincere thanks ...

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

... Siemens A.G. and Thales. Dr. Postel has an extensive background in space 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 device start up in Cold Plasma ...

Ion Mobility Diagnostic Test from Quest Diagnostics is First to Provide Direct Physical Measurement of Lipoprotein Particles, Cardiovascular Disease Indicators, Study Finds

... Hospital Research Institute (CHORI), Oakland, CA, was a co-lead investigator on the study. Dr. Krauss co-developed the original patent while a senior scientist in the Life Sciences Division of Berkeley Lab. Quest Diagnostics is a leader in cardiovascular disease diagnostics. In 1999, the company became the ...

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

... to improve outcomes for people with schizophrenia who now suffer from treatment-resistant psychotic symptoms. Building on this landmark research, scientist and colleague, Joshua Roffman, MD, is using NARSAD funds to go the next step -- identifying people with schizophrenia who are most likely to benefit ...

Three Dimensional Visualization of Right Ventricle Provides Important Information for Treatment of Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot, According to a Study in The American Journal of Cardiology

... in understanding the effectiveness of TOF repair," said Dr. Florence Sheehan, M.D., who is a professor at the University of Washington and chief scientist of VentriPoint Diagnostics Ltd. "We hope to now fully develop the novel diagnostic tools that make the process of accurately obtaining ...

Cytopia Nominates JAK2 Clinical Candidate for Myeloproliferative Disorders

... CYT387 has also recently shown efficacy in a well-validated in-vivo model of myeloproliferative disorders in studies in the laboratory of physician- scientist Michael Deininger MD PhD at Oregon Health & Science University Cancer Institute, USA. Results showed a profound effects on abnormal blood counts and ...

Immunosyn Releases Wound Healing Photographs From the First Phase 'Proof of Concept Trial' in Europe for Treatment of Diabetic Ulcers With Biopharmeceutical SF-1019

... of long standing chronic lesions which is very impressive," stated Professor Angus Dalgleish, MBBS, BSc, MD, FRCP, RACP, FRCPath, FMedSci, Chief scientist and Consultant Medical Officer for Argyll Biotechnologies, LLC. Professor Dalgleish is also a member of Immunosyn's Scientific Advisory Board. ...

Seven-Year Neck Pain Study Sheds Light on Best Care

... when backing up a car," noted the study's lead author, Dr. David Cassidy, professor of epidemiology at the University of Toronto and senior scientist at the University Health Network at Toronto Western Hospital. For the minority of neck pain sufferers who experience Grade 3 neck pain -- that is ...

Successful Clinical Trials and Launch in New Zealand Spurs Phloe to Enter US Market

... in both plant and mammalian physiology. Dr Weir has a PhD from Auckland University and in 1997 was awarded an international award, the Young scientist of the Year by the International Society for Analytical Cytology. Dr Weir established the bioactives screening platform for HortResearch, a wholly ...

Curemark Appoints Preeminent Pediatrics Gastroenterologist

... Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Curemark's Board of Directors announced today that Steven M. Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF, will join the company as a senior scientist and will serve on the company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Schwarz is presently Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at The Long Island ...

'Stereo' Mammography Takes Breast Imaging to a New Dimension

... of North America (RSNA). "Standard mammography is one of the most difficult radiographic exams to interpret," said David J. Getty, Ph.D., division scientist at BBN Technologies of Cambridge, Mass. "In a two-dimensional image of the breast, subtle lesions may be masked by underlying or overlying normal ...

Two Major Studies Show: Human Pluripotent Stem Cells without Cloning or Destroying Embryo

... cells is one of the most significant scientific findings of the last quarter century; more significant than cloning Dolly the sheep. Indeed, the scientist who originally cloned Dolly, Professor Ian Wilmut, recently stated that direct reprogramming is "extremely exciting and astonishing", a scientific ...

Tumor Eradication Article Published by Cancer Research

... represents a significant advance in tumor therapy and diagnosis," said President and CEO Aladar A. Szalay, PhD, an internationally-recognized scientist who founded Genelux Corporation in 2001. The article, titled "Eradication of Solid Human Tumors in Nude Mice with an Intravenously Injected ...

Consumer Advocates Support Patent Office on Stem Cell Patent Rejection

... project director. In July 2006 the FTCR and PUBPAT challenged three patents held by WARF because they are hindering stem cell research. Stem Cell scientist Dr. Jeanne Loring supported the challenge, which led to the rejection of all claims of all three patents in March. In June WARF offered counter ...

Experts Call for Widespread Use of Memory Screenings and Emphasize Value of Early Detection of Dementia

... treatment and other positive interventions. Eric J. Hall, AFA's chief executive officer, and J. Wesson Ashford, M.D., Ph.D., senior research scientist at the Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research Center, Palo Alto, CA and chairman of AFA's Memory Screening Advisory Board, made their remarks at a ...
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