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
("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.
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
"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
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
activity of the 25 fruits tested, as well as the highest total phenolic
content and oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC). Lead scientist
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
"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
email@example.com 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In July 2006 the FTCR and PUBPAT challenged three patents held by WARF
because they are hindering stem cell research. Stem Cell scientist
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 ...