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Genes In The Interferon System Important In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...being published todayon the Web page of the highly prestigious American Journal of HumanGenetics. "These findings are probably the first genetic pieces of ahuge 'interferon puzzle,' with whose help it will be possible todiscover the mechanisms behind the disease SLE, and maybe otherautoimmune diseases at the mol...

Leukemia Drug Breakthrough Study In New England Journal Of Medicine

...er of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country's leading cancer centers, and is listed in the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top cancer hospitals in America. Moffitt's sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. ...

Gene therapy converts dead bone graft to new, living tissue

...ek the ORS will honor Schwarz with one of the most prestigious awards in orthopedics, the 2005 Kappa Delta Young Investigator Award. The honor carries with it a grant for $20,000 to help expand his research. Schwarz is also founder and president of the Rochester-based biotechnology company LAGeT, a company Schw...

Researchers reveal the infectious impact of salmon farms on wild salmon

...w study published in the March 30th edition of the prestigious scientific journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B (a publication of the UK's national academy of science) shows that the transfer of parasitic sea lice from salmon farms to wild salmon populations is much larger and more extensive than previously...

The BIOS Initiative - open source biotechnology is born

...plete description. In a publication today in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature, a team at CAMBIA in Canberra unveils the 'kernel' of the world's first 'explicit open source' biotechnology toolkit. These tools, and the precedent they establish, will allow the public-sector, small to medium enterprises ...

Discovery Could Lead To Novel Approaches In HIV Treatment

...VAC, publishes today itsdiscoveries in Immunity, a prestigious scientific journal. This workwas performed in collaboration with investigators from the ResearchInstitute of the McGill University Health Centre as well as from Franceand Israel. Usingonly blood samples, these researchers first developed a method to...

Roots Engage in Underground Chemical Warfare

...Foundation (NSF). Vivanco is a recipient of NSF's prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER). CAREER awards support the early career development of those researcher-educators who are deemed most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century. Parag Chitnis, the NSF program manager of...

The circadian clock: Understanding nature's timepiece

...subject: one is featured on the March cover of the prestigious Trends in Neurosciences, and another is due out in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Neurosciences. "There are enormous health, safety and economic benefits to figuring out how the circadian clock works," Antle says. "We are probably still at le...

Mouse with designer liver has enhanced glucose tolerance, insulin response

...1981, the Institute’s Cancer Center has earned the prestigious designation as a Non-comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Discoveries by Burnham scientists have contributed to the development of new drugs for Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease and several forms of cancer. Today the Burnha...

Circulating stem cells play small role in lung repair

...the American Society of Investigative Pathology, a prestigious organization focused upon investigating mechanisms of disease. She also was awarded the Young Clinical Scientist Award this year by the Association of Clinical Scientists. Study co-authors are Maher Baz and Christopher Cogle both of the Department o...

Candida albicans Genome Fully Annotated

...the American Society of Investigative Pathology, a prestigious organization focused upon investigating mechanisms of disease. She also was awarded the Young Clinical Scientist Award this year by the Association of Clinical Scientists. Study co-authors are Maher Baz and Christopher Cogle both of the Department o...

Major breakthrough in the treatment of cancers and infectious diseases

...his team will publish in the upcoming issue of the prestigious journal Nature Immunology of Nature Publishing Group, a discovery that could significantly advance the treatment of cancers and infectious diseases. Current treatments frequently achieve only limited results with these types of diseases, which affect...

Anthrax inhibitors identified by Burnham team

...1981, the Institute's Cancer Center has earned the prestigious designation as a Non-comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Discoveries by Burnham scientists have contributed to the development of new drugs for Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and several forms of cancer. Today the Burnha...

Unraveling a stomach cancer puzzle

...erapy, according to a paper published today in the prestigious Nature Medicine journal. The paper's first author, LICR's Dr. Brendan Jenkins, says that this single study has made several substantial contributions to the understanding of Stat3, the protein linking those 'genes behaving badly' and central to deve...

Beyond genes: Lipid helps cell wall protein fold into proper shape

...2.4 million apiece. In April, Dowhan received the prestigious American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Avanti Award in Lipids. ...

New research puts a fresh spin on current thinking of speech evolution in humans

A study, published today in the prestigious journal Nature by Dr. Michael Petrides and colleagues at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) at McGill University, challenges current thinking that speech developed as a result of new structures that evolved in the human brain. Dr. Petrides and...

New discovery: If it weren't for this enzyme, decomposing pesticide would take millennia

... For an undergraduate to publish a paper in such a prestigious scientific journal as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences also is quite unusual, he said. That success in part reflects UNC's continuing efforts to involve undergraduates in cutting-edge research. The National Institutes of Health sup...

New insights into the software of life

...tute, will be published today in two papers in the prestigious journal Science. Spokesman for the IMB team Professor David Hume, who has been a member of the FANTOM consortium for the past 5 years, and a senior author on both papers, said the massive data sets produced by the consortium, which were on the same...

Mouse genome much more complex than expected

...nal assumptions. The findings are available in the prestigious journal Science on 2nd September. The general conclusion of the study is that the genome of mammals is much more complex than was hitherto supposed. The genetic material of mammals, the DNA, can be compared to an enormous encyclopedia containing the...

Delaware scientists make significant advance in study of small RNAs

...hromosome for matches to small RNAs. Science is a prestigious journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The paper's first and second authors are Cheng Lu, a molecular biology postdoctoral researcher, and Shivakundan Singh Tej, a computer science student. Also among the author...

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