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Jonathan Berg, M.D., Ph.D. awarded Richard King Trainee Award for Best in Genetics in Medicine

Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD is the inaugural recipient of the Richard King Trainee Award. This award was instituted last year by the American College of Medical Genetics Foundation (ACMGF) to encourage ABMG trainees in their careers and to foster the publication of quality research in Genetics in Medic...

Dr. King receives IADR Craniofacial Biology Research Award

Alexandria, Va. Dr. Gregory King, professor and chair of the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA, is the recipient of the 2009 Craniofacial Biology Research Award, which will be presented by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) at its 87th ...

Attacks of King George III's madness linked to key metabolism molecule

PGC-1 mediates effects of nutrition on blood disease porphyria Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers say they have uncovered a molecular explanation for the episodic attacks of irrational and demented behavior in porphyria, the disease believed to have afflicted "Mad" King George III, the Bri...

Evolution: Crabs go deep to avoid hot water

...he distribution of a notorious deep-sea giant the king crab. The results, published this week in the Jo...eep seas all over the world, around 100 species of king crabs live largely undiscovered. The fraction tha...s. Only in the cooler water towards the poles are king crabs found near the water surface though tempera...

NYU Langone Medical Center awarded NIH grants totaling $1,560,000

...biomes of healthy volunteers and volunteers with specific diseases over the next year. As part of that funding, Martin J. Blaser, MD, the Frederick H. king Professor of Internal Medicine, chair of the Department of Medicine, and professor of microbiology, will receive support for his study titled "Evaluat...

Study: Illegal fishing harming present and future New England groundfish fisheries

...cks, according to a new study published online this week in the journal Marine Policy . Among their findings, environmental economists Dr. Dennis king of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Dr. Jon Sutinen of the University of Rhode Island detail nearly a doubling of the p...

Cantabrian cornice has experienced seven cooling and warming phases over past 41,000 years

... authors on data relating to pollen, marine isotope stratigraphy, and materials deposited by glaciers backs this up this result. The water rat was king of the Late Pleistocene According to the study, there were four unstable cold periods, two more stable ones, and a temperate climatic period at t...

Skin color clue to nicotine dependence

..., professor of biobehavioral health, Penn State. king states that previous research shows that nicotine ... that can be used as a biomarker for tobacco use. king and colleagues surmise that nicotine's half-life m...ions such as the effect of tanning during summer," king explained. "Additionally, nicotine levels could al...

Rumbaugh's theory links positions of Wilson, Skinner

...ortant to Rumbaugh's theory also include his co-authors in a 2007 publication in the International Journal of Primatology: Professor Emeritus James E. king of the University of Arizona; Dr. Michael Beran and Dr. David Washburn, both of the Language Research Center at Georgia State University; and Dr. Kris...

Translating the conversation between the brain and blood vessels

...fer presented the Bowditch lecture on April 19, at the APS session of Experimental Biology 2009. Distinguished careers Dr. Abboud is the Edith king Pearson Chair in Cardiovascular Research and director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iow...

Peregrine's PS-targeting antibodies highlighted in AACR Annual Meeting studies

... study by Dr. Huang, et al. was partly supported by the Gillson Longenbaugh and Meredith D. Chesler Foundations. Peregrine president and CEO Steven king commented, "It is noteworthy that these studies were primarily conducted using our new fully human antibodies, which could serve as the basis for the ...

Fifth annual Templeton-Cambridge fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

...D. Barrow, FRS, Professor of Mathematical Sciences and Director, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge Gillian Beer, DBE, Emeritus king Edward VII Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge Simon Blackburn, Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge Guy Claxton,...

Birds in Flint Hills of Kansas, Oklahoma face population decline despite large habitat

...if the region attracts birds because of its size, but birds do not breed successfully once they settle here." With was joined by ecologists Anthony king from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and William Jensen, a former postdoctoral researcher in With's lab at K-State. They conducted a two-year study ...

Arsenic and old toenails

...es in lung, liver, bladder and kidney cancers and skin growths. Previous studies using hair have suggested high levels of arsenic in the bodies of king George III and Napoleon Bonaparte. Now doctoral research at the British Geological Survey by Mark Button of the University of Leicester has used toena...

Y chromosome and surname study challenges infidelity 'myth'

...ough infidelity is unlikely to be true. Dr Turi king and Professor Mark Jobling from the University of ...xteenth century it was rare not to have one. Dr king and Professor Jobling found that men with rare sur...s were formalised only relatively recently." Dr king believes that these findings will help genealogist...

Pubic hair provides evolutionary home for gorilla lice

...s somehow caught pubic lice from their gorilla cousins. Happily, this may not be as sordid as it sounds. According to Weiss, "Before one conjures up a king Kong scenario, it should be noted that predators can pick up parasites from their prey. The close contact involved in human ancestors butchering goril...

Global warming threatens Antarctic sea life

...ut out of Antarctica for millions of years because it is simply too cold for them." But this situation is about to change. "Populations of predatory king crabs are already living in deeper, slightly warmer water," says Aronson. "And increasing ship traffic is introducing exotic crab invaders. When ships...

Research uncovers surprising lion stronghold in war-torn central Africa

...QENP). In an attempt to protect their livestock, cattlemen there have reportedly poisoned and shot predators in large numbers, stirring fears that the king of beasts may be driven to extinction in Uganda. But these pastoralists haven't traditionally killed lions, and Treves believes they can be convin...

Texas Medical Center researchers win collaborative grants

...berculosis Why does the tuberculosis germ make some people gravely ill and leave others untouched? That's what intrigues Margaret Goodell, Katherine king and Catherine Bollard of Texas Children's Hospital and Edward Graviss of The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, who received a grant of $197,500. ...

To climate-change worries, add 1 more: Extended mercury threat

...s, rivers and oceans. Methylmercury builds up through the food chain, with the flesh of the biggest, most sought-after predator fish tuna, swordfish, king mackerel and so on containing the highest concentrations. That's why the federal government has advised pregnant women, children and other groups con...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund awards health research program grants

...nson Cancer Research Center; Thomas Rea, Seattle & king County (Washington) Department of Public Health; J...ton State University Thomas Rea, Seattle & king County Department of Public Health, $2,653,031 ...oved. Public health researchers from the Seattle & king County Department of Public Health will work to im...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

...at was published in a leading science journal earlier this year, and a recent presentation on anti-PS antibodies at a global HIV conference." Mr. king added, "Better prevention and treatment of viral diseases are urgently needed, and we are increasingly optimistic that bavituximab and our other anti-...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac Oct. 15, 2008

...ountry. Their study is scheduled for the October 15 issue of ACS' Environmental Science & Technology, a semi-monthly journal. In the study, Carey king and Michael Webber point out that as the need for alternative transportation fuels increases, it is important to understand how fuels based on raw mat...

Hidden infections crucial to understanding, controlling disease outbreaks

...d for both the seasonal and multi-year cycles, and king and coworkers wanted to test the validity of those... "The consequences of that have not been clear," king said. "Are those mild cases infecting other people...nfection?" To answer these and other questions, king and coworkers developed a series of models that in...

New study offers solution to global fisheries collapse

...nd fisheries. Some design features however, such as how shares are allocated between individuals and processors, can be contentious, as in the Alaskan king crab fishery and elsewhere. "One of the big challenges in catch shares is how you allocate the shares," Gaines explains. "But this is not a scient...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund advances latest research proposals

... for the Study of Health and Risk Behavior," University of Washington Thomas Rea, "Program to Integrate Technology and Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation," king County (Washington) Department of Public Health Karin Rodland, "Integrated Program in Chronic Pulmonary Disease," Battelle, Pacific Northwest Divisi...

Forward planning release from the BA

...d beyond. Here is just a taster of what's to come at the Festival Sustainability through science the BA Presidential Address with Sir David king What am I eating exactly? How much do we really understand about what's in our foods? Faces, words and attractiveness it's not all about phy...

Old growth giants limited by water-pulling ability

... CORVALLIS, Ore. The Douglas-fir, state tree of Oregon, towering king of old-growth forests and one of the tallest tree species on Earth, finally stops growing taller because it just can't pull water any higher, a new st...

The genetics of the white horse unraveled

...g white horses. In the paper the white horse as an icon for dignity is illustrated by reproducing a painting from the late 17th century of the Swedish king Karl XI on his white horse Brilliant. The Grey horse is also very interesting from a medical point of view since the mutation also predisposes for ...

New grants will support research in the sustainable built environment

...g Deierlein and Eduardo Miranda (Civil and Environmental Engineering); Scott Klemmer (Computer Science); Banny Banerjee (Mechanical Engineering); Abby king (School of Medicine); Sam McClure (Psychology) Stanford Engineering and Public Policy Framework Project: Climate Change and Its Impact on the Built...

Aquaculture concept leaves judges 'goggle eyed'

...eenwich, Conn. and received his undergraduate degree from Brown University. Both will receive their Masters degrees this year, and plan to pursue Bait king and other sustainable aquaculture projects after completing graduate school. Established in 2003 by UM alumnus and successful entrepreneur Leigh M...

CSHL scientists part of team that discovers role of rare gene mutations in schizophrenia

...o the research effort was led by Assistant Professor Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D., and Shane E. McCarthy, Ph.D. Drs. Tom Walsh, Jon McClellan and Mary-Claire king led the UW team, while Drs. Anjene Addington and Judith Rapoport led the researchers at NIMH. A New Method of Finding Candidate Genes The res...

Subterfuge, counter-surveillance and assassination: The body's fight with cervical cancer

...hes to eliminating tumour cells need to be discovered. This research was funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, the charitys Chief Executive, Elaine king commented: Human Papillomavirus is extremely complex with many mechanisms affecting how it operates. However, through this research we have discovered...

KAUST announces academic excellence alliance partnership with Imperial College London

... London (March 10, 2008) king Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and Imperial College London today announced their partnership in KAUSTs Academic Excellence Al...

Swedish university honors probiotics scientist

...he basis for understanding how health and life quality can be preserved and reclaimed. Among rebros alumnae is the Swedish royal family. In 2006, the king and Queen of Sweden presented Dr. Reids Ph.D. student, Peter Cadieux, with the Polanyi Prize. I dedicate my award to all the students who have had...

Genome of marine organism tells of humans' unicellular ancestors

...oflagellates, these proteins' roles are a mystery, king said. "In animals, some of these proteins, call...that prevents clumps of cells from falling apart," king said. "Choanoflagellates show no hint of multicell... fruit fly or the mouse." In the Science paper, king and graduate student Monika Abedin report that som...

'Genetic corridors' are next step to saving tigers

...theast India, Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia, along with potential connectivity to Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. It has already been endorsed by the new king of Bhutan, his Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, who requested other heads of state to support similar efforts. Rabinowitz, the co-director of ...

Springer author Carlos M. Duarte awarded Spanish science prize

... along with four other laureates. At the award ceremony attended by the Spanish royal family in October, Carlos Duarte was presented with the prize by king Juan Carlos himself. The jury of the Spanish science prize said that Duarte was one of the leading researchers on the marine ecosystem. The work he ha...

In diatom, scientists find genes that may level engineering hurdle

...run these findings will help him improve the DNA chip he helped develop the very one used to gather data for this research project. Its like the Lion king song, he says. You know, the circle of life. ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings January tip sheet

...of the article include James Cerhan, M.D., Ph.D.; Amit Sood, M.D.; Paul Limburg, M.D.; and Patricia Erwin, all of Mayo Clinic; and Imad Tleyjeh, M.D., king Fahd Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Researchers Issue Practical Guidelines for Workplace Drug Screening Commonly used in health car...
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