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Solace Pharmaceuticals Appoints Professor David Julius, Renowned Pain Physiologist, to Scientific Advisory Board

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Solace Pharmaceuticals, a private biotechnology company discovering and developing innovative treatments for pain, announced that David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of the department of physiology at the University of California, San Fra...

Brown engineering professor wins prestigious White House award

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Rashid Zia, assistant professor of engineering, has been named one of this year's winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. The White House named the latest group of winners this week. The PECASE award recognizes outstand...

Santaris Pharma Director Appointed Adjunct Professor in RNA Biology at the University of Aalborg, Denmark

COPENHAGEN, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma and Copenhagen Institute of Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark, announced today that Director of microRNA, Santaris Pharma, Sakari Kauppinen, has been appointed Adjunct Professor in RNA Biology at Copenhagen Institute of Technology. The a...

University of Minnesota Professor Dr. David Pui to Speak at American Filtration and Separation Society Conference

The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) will be holding its 22nd Annual Conference, May 4-7, 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 7, 2009 -- The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) will be hol...

Nyenrode Honorary Doctorate for Professor Michael E. Porter

BREUKELEN, The Netherlands, February 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Nyenrode Business Universiteit has awarded a Honorary Doctoral degree to Professor Michael Porter, icon in the field of microeconomics, competitive strategy and cluster theory. Professor Porter is generally considered as the father of the...

Thin films research lands engineering professor Air Force Young Investigator Award

Blacksburg, Va. -- The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded Shashank Priya, associate professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, a $100,000, three-year renewable grant to conduct basic research in the area of high-frequency electronic co...

Kiadis Pharma Announces Continued Collaboration With Professor Velardi on its Lead Product ATIR(TM)

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Oncology focused biopharmaceutical company Kiadis Pharma announces today that Andrea Velardi, M.D., Professor of Clinical Immunology at the University of Perugia, Italy and Kiadis Pharma are continuing their collaboration on ATIR(TM), a product in clinical develo...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

A University of Central Florida researcher may have found a defense against the Black Plague, a disease that wiped out a third of Europe's population in the Middle Ages and which government agencies perceive as a terrorist threat today. UCF Professor Henry Daniell and his team have developed a...

Yale professor T.P. Ma awarded the Connecticut Medal of Technology

New Haven, Conn. The State of Connecticut's highest honor for technological achievement, the Medal of Technology, was presented this year to Yale Professor Tso-Ping (T.P.) Ma for his pioneering work in semiconductors. The Connecticut Medal of Technology is awarded by the Board of Govern...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

A University of Central Florida researcher may have found a defense against the Black Plague, a disease that wiped out a third of Europe's population in the Middle Ages and which government agencies perceive as a terrorist threat today. UCF Professor Henry Daniell and his team have developed a...

Cambridge Major Appoints Professor John Hartwig as Scientific Advisor

Expertise in Catalysis and Chiral Chemistry Adds to CML's Technical Excellence GERMANTOWN, Wis., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Major Laboratories announces the appointment of University of Illinois Professor John Hartwig as Scientific Advisor. Professor Hart...

Helix Biopharma announces addition of University of Arizona professor Kenneth Hatch as new medical advisor

AURORA, ON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP / Frankfurt: WKN 918864) announced today the addition of Kenneth D. Hatch, M.D., as a new medical advisor to the Company. Dr. Hatch will provide guidance to Helix on its clinical-stage compound, Topical Interferon Alp...

Dr. Thomas Van Dyke Renowned Boston University Professor Joins Imagenetix's Medical Advisory Board

To Advise in the Development of Periodontal Compound, 1-TDC SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imagenetix, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IAGX), announced today the appointment of Dr. Thomas Van Dyke to its Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Van Dyke will provide guidance to Imagenetix on t...

Physics professor lauded for NSF efforts with prestigious award

Kent State University Professor of Physics Dr. Satyendra Kumar recently was honored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with its Directors Award for Excellence for recognition of exceptional performance in coordinating merit review of interdisciplinary condensed matter physics proposals. In a...

Physics professor lauded for NSF efforts with prestigious award

Kent State University Professor of Physics Dr. Satyendra Kumar recently was honored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with its Directors Award for Excellence for recognition of exceptional performance in coordinating merit review of interdisciplinary condensed matter physics proposals. In a...

UW-Stevens Point Professor Receives Patent Approval For New Technology

Stevens Point, Wis. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will receive the second patent in the universitys history. The WiSys Technology Foundation , an organization that manages intellectual property apart from UW-Madison, has received notice from the U.S. Patent and Trade Office that a pat...

UW professor and WARF receive presidential medals

Madison got a double dose of national honors on Monday as President Bush gave medals to University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Carl R. de Boor and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation for achievements in mathematics and technology transfer, respectively. The 2003 National Medals of Sc...

Biodiversity threatened as forests become 'islands' of green, UW professor says

America's national forests are beginning to resemble "islands" of green wilderness, increasingly trapped by an expanding sea of new houses, a UW-Madison forestry researcher reports at the 90th annual Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting in Montreal, Canada. The widening circle of developm...

Madison professor emeritus will consult on development of 'Internet 2'

Madison professor emeritus Larry Landweber, who was involved in one of the first networks to use Internet technology, may lend his expertise on the next stage of the Internet, which has been proposed by the National Science Foundation. The Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) br...

Business professor launches corporate reporting study

Madison, Wis. Lori Holder-Webb , an assistant professor of accounting and information systems at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business, is part of a four-person research team recently awarded a grant to research corporate reporting. The NASD Investor Education Foundation r...

UW-Madison professor to coordinate U.S. fusion science effort

MADISON - A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor will be the liaison between United States plasma and fusion science researchers and a group that is building the U.S. share of ITER , an international fusion experiment that eventually could lead to an abundant, economical and environmentally b...

Growth spurts

...Alivisatos, a chemist who holds joint appointments with Berkeley Lab and the University of California at Berkeley where he is the Larry and Diane Bock professor of Nanotechnology, "This direct observation of nanocrystal growth trajectories revealed a set of pathways more complex than those previously envisione...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

...improves patients' quality of life. I have seen amazing results from vertebroplasty in my practice and for my grandmother." Allen Burton, MD, professor of Anesthesiology at MD Anderson in Houston, one of the foremost experts on vertebroplasty, stated, "The conclusion that vertebroplasty does not help ...

Viral Genetics Creates Subsidiary to Develop Cancer Therapy

... has formed a wholly owned subsidiary called MetaCytoLytics, Inc. This company was created to advance a technology developed by University of Colorado professor M. Karen Newell called "metabolic disruption technology" (MDT), which focuses on blocking a tumor cell's ability to generate energy from glucose or fr...

Prix Galien USA Announces 2009 Final Candidates

...s invested in the development of these products that improve lives," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Prix Galien USA committee chair, New York University professor emeritus and editor-in-chief of The FASEB Journal. Prix Galien USA honorees are judged on the basis of the innovative nature of the developme...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

...rom UCLA for wireless sensor systems developed by Majid Sarrafzadeh, a UCLA professor of computer science and engineering, and his team. The technology is for re...s under the executive direction of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a UCLA visiting professor of bioengineering and of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics an...

Patent Attorney John Rizvi Speaks at FIME International Medical Expo

...rademark validity and infringement opinions, licensing, transactional support, and all aspects of intellectual property litigation. John is an Adjunct professor at the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Board Law Center where he teaches courses in intellectual property law. ### Read the full story at h...

New angle on gecko research

...tch on their traction system, however," says Russell, a biological sciences professor at the U of C. "We are trying to understand this process, which will help ...se this ability," says Higham, a former U of C student and now an assistant professor of biological sciences at Clemson. "We show that perception of body orient...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...t they absorb into usable electricity and can be easily manufactured. A research team headed by David Ginger, a University of Washington associate professor of chemistry, has found a way to make images of tiny bubbles and channels, roughly 10,000 times smaller than a human hair, inside plastic solar cells....

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

...ch group, led by Michael Tsapatsis, Amundson Chair professor of chemical engineering and materials science at t... California at Berkeley; Hae-Kwon Jeong, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Texas A&M University; Mark A. Snyder, assistant professor of chemical engineering at Lehigh University in Be...

First genetically engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...rs of healthy, productive human life every year. professor Alan Cowman, head of the institute's Infection and...edings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. professor Cowman said similar vaccines had been tested in mi...y incoming mosquito-transmitted deadly parasites," professor Cowman said. This approach to vaccine developmen...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

... and engineering journal Optics Express . Authors of the report include professor Martin Hill, who leads the Eindhoven team, and ASU team leader Cun-Zheng Ning, a professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering in ASU's Ira A...

NPL and University of Surrey sign £10m deal

...y and Photonics - Covering the latest in high speed optical communications and the next phase of miniaturisation in the semiconductor industry. professor Christopher Snowden, Vice Chancellor of the University of Surrey, said: "We are absolutely delighted. This award affirms Surrey's track record as a le...

1 nano-step closer to weighing a single atom

... The work will be published online this week in Nature Nanotechnology. professor John Sader from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of...ssipated in devices that are truly nanoscale in all three-dimensions," says professor Sader. Illuminating these bipyramidal nanoparticle systems with an ultra...

Video shows nanotube spins as it grows

...d how to produce them. "The images from Dr. Purcell's lab show the atom-by-atom 'self assembly' of a nanotube," said Rice co-author Boris Yakobson, professor in mechanical engineering and materials science and of chemistry. "The video offers compelling evidence of the rotational motion that accompanies nano...

Charging ahead: University of Houston team revealing secrets of electricity-producing materials

...entally friendly and draw on inexhaustible energy supplies," says associate professor Pradeep Sharma, one of the creative minds at the Cullen College of Engineer...olymers to create unusual types of piezoelectrics. Meanwhile, Sharma and professor Ken White recently reported that the electrical activity caused by flexoele...

UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics

...e effective magnetic fields that can be used to steer and manipulate electrons in a nanoscale device without an external magnet." Lau, an associate professor of physics and a member of UCR's Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering , and her colleagues examined the ripples' morphology using a scannin...

Oprah, Luke Skywalker and Maradona -- new study investigates how our brains respond to them

...aint concepts in our minds. The team, including professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga at the Department of Engineering of the University of Leicester in the UK, professor Itzhak Fried at the University California Los Angeles and professor Christof Koch at the California Institute of Techn...

QRxPharma Initiates Comparative Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Study for MoxDuo(TM) IV Pain Therapy

... and Cologne University Hospital, both in Cologne, Germany. "I am pleased to be conducting this study of MoxDuo(TM) IV with QRxPharma," said professor Dr. Edmund Neugebauer, Chair of Surgical Research at the Institute of Research in Operative Medicine. "I am optimistic that MoxDuo(TM) IV will enable ...

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

...c patients may require ADHD symptom improvement both at school and after school,"( )said Sharon Wigal, PhD, lead investigator of the study, clinical professor of pediatrics and director of clinical trials in the Child Development Center at the University of California, Irvine. "These published data are the ...
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