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Analog Devices Healthcare Team Participates in MIT Forum on Medical Device Industry : ADI's healthcare technology experts Patrick O'Doherty and Tom O'Dwyer offer insights on trends impacting next-generation medical electronic systems.

Healthcare technology experts from Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) took part in the MIT Next-Generation Medical Electronic Systems Forum held December 4-5, 2008, in Cambridge, Mass. Analog Devices Healthcare Segment Director Patrick O’Doherty spoke about healthcare market segmentation and trends...

On a 'roll': MIT researchers devise new cell-sorting system

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Capitalizing on a cells ability to roll along a surface, MIT researchers have developed a simple, inexpensive system to sort different kinds of cells a process that could result in low-cost tools to test for diseases such as cancer, even in remote locations. Rohit Karnik, an ...

Bacteria beware: MIT student invents knock-out punch for antibiotic resistance

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (February 27, 2008) MIT graduate student and synthetic biologist Timothy Lu is passionate about tackling problems that pose threats to human health. His current mission: to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Today, the 27-year-old M.D. candidate and Ph.D. in the Harvard-MI...

Former Health & Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt To Address Health Plan Member Retention Summit

Outgoing Cabinet Head and Former Utah Governor to Provide Health Insurance Executives With Washington Insider's View on Healthcare Reform Orlando, FL (Vocus) February 18, 2009 -- ConnextionsHealth announced today that Michael Leavitt - the Secretary of Health and Human ...

MediConnect Participates in 2008 National Health Summit

MediConnect CEO, Amy Rees Anderson, was invited to participate with U.S. Secretary of Health, Michael Leavitt, in the 2008 National Summit on Personalized Health Care. Salt Lake City (Vocus) November 20, 2008 -- MediConnect CEO, Amy Rees Anderson, was invited to partici...

MIT granted an 8,000 square foot operation facility in Taizhou city for a period of 2 and half years

...d-Jet products to be sold to the Chinese market. mit China assembly operation is planned to start in September 2009. Japanese patent mit is pleased to announce that it has obtained its f... from a leading technological country like Japan. mit will now expand even more into the world market. ...

Mass. General-based research center will investigate why immune system fails to control hepatitis C

...e liver in chronic HCV infection; Todd Allen, PhD, Ragon Institute of MGH, mit and Harvard, and Matthew Henn, PhD, Broad Institute of mit and Harvard examine how selection pressure applied by T cells affects HCV ...

Immune Response May Speed AIDS Progression in Women

...ads to differences in chronic T-cell activation, a known activator of disease progression, according to the researchers at the Ragon Institute of MGH, mit and Harvard. "This study may help to account for reported gender differences in HIV-1 disease progression by demonstrating that women and men diffe...

State privacy rules reduce electronic medical sharing by 24 percent, warns Management Insights

...ion and Technology Diffusion: The Case of Electronic Medical Records" is by Amalia R. Miller of the University of Virginia and Catherine Tucker of the mit Sloan School of Management. The paper notes that there are many new technologies whose value depends on sharing information. However, the ease with ...

Amgen Appoints Rebecca M. Henderson to the Company's Board of Directors

...FM Professor of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( mit ) Sloan School since 1999. She specializes in technology strategy and the b... From 1995 to 1999, Dr. Henderson was a tenured associate professor at the mit Sloan School. She has been a director of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. since 20...

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Initiates Enrollment in a Phase 1/2 Study of MM-111, a Bispecific Antibody to ErbB2/3

...ly in Phase 1 clinical development. The Company's proprietary Network Biology discovery platform, developed with the help of leading scientists from mit and Harvard, enables the high-throughput profiling of protein networks as a basis for improved validation, lead identification and speed in the develo...

Veterans Affairs Researchers Study Benefits of Robot for Ankle Rehabilitation

...ined even after a single session of playing the video game with the robot engaged." Based on current findings, VA, University of Maryland and mit researchers ultimately envision the Anklebot to facilitate insights into human motor recovery, gait, balance and motor learning by providing a customi...

Sleep May Be Essential for Long-Term Memory

... memories WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers at mit have confirmed that sleep is essential for long-term storage of memories. ... -- Peter West SOURCE: mit News Office, news release, June 2009 ...

Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation to Sponsor a Collaborative Symposium on Innovations in Health Care Experience and Delivery

...the book Innovator's Prescription. Also speaking will be innovators from IDEO, Kaiser Permanente, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Doblin, Organized Wisdom, mit , American Well System, DiabetesMine, the Health 2.0 Conference and Mayo Clinic. Attendees at this symposium can connect with thoughtful colleag...

RNA snippet suppresses spread of aggressive breast cancer

...cal progression of a tumor or causing it to revert to a more benign state." This research was supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), mit Ludwig Center for Molecular Oncology, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Harvard Breast Cancer Specialized Program o...

CSCMP Conference Session to Focus on How Supply Chains Positively Influence Health Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

...by Dr. Prashant Yadav, Professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program in Spain and Research Affiliate at the mit Center for Transportation & Logistics. He currently serves as a consultant and adviser in the area of global health supply chains to the World Ban...

NYC Benefit Raises $1.4m for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, Honors Merck

..." Squawk Box ," who spoke of his previous role as a cancer researcher at mit . "The people that pushed me out of research and into reading a teleprompt...l snowboarder and now an Assistant Professor at the Broad Institute of mit and Harvard University , won a Damon Runyon Innovation Award for his ...

MIQS Software Again Recognized by the Computerworld Honors Program; Wins Top Award

...ward, MIQS joins other previous winners including: Medtronic, Apple Computer, Federal Express, General Electric, Amazon.com, Stanford Medical School, mit and the National Cancer Institute. For additional information on MIQS, visit the company's Web site at http://www.miqs.com . Con...

Mr. Michel Bayouk resignation and passing

... his family. Karim Menassa, President On Behalf of the Board of Directors Tel: 514-339-9355 About Medical International Technology, Inc. mit CANADA, with offices in Montreal, is a subsidiary of Denver, Colorado-based Medical International Technology, Inc. (MIT USA), which specializes in the...

MIT: New system monitors fetal heartbeat

...subtle variations except during labor, when it could be too late to prevent serious or even fatal complications. Now, a new system developed by an mit scientist and colleagues including an obstetrician could allow much earlier monitoring of the fetal heartbeat. The additional researchers are from the...

Family Health International Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research Project Led by David Sokal, M.D.

... proposals in this round. The idea for the "Just Milk" project was born in the summer of 2008 when Dr. Sokal and a team of young engineers at an mit workshop explored various alternatives for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV during breastfeeding. The team focused on modifying an ex...

MIT is pleased to announce that it has signed the Joint Venture agreement with its Chinese partners and has received an initial order of 120 units for Animal vaccination

...p://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), mit is pleased to announce that it has signed the Joi...nt Venture Agreement with its Chinese partners. mit president Mr. Karim Menassa has returned from his...s and finalized an agreement for a joint venture. mit has also received an initial order of 120 Agro-Je...

Intradigm Announces Issuance of RNA Interference (RNAi) Patent Covering Potent siRNA Sequence

...cluding key assets strategically licensed from both the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( mit ). The company's IP estate of issued patents and pending applications broadly covers structural features for a next generation of RNAi molecules, bio...

MMRF and the Broad Institute to perform whole genome sequencing of multiple myeloma samples

... The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) announced today a collaboration with the Broad Institute of mit and Harvard to systematically uncover the molecular changes underlying multiple myeloma by whole genome sequencing of individual patient tumors. The M...

MIT's implantable device offers continuous cancer monitoring

...ng a tumor for weeks or months after the biopsy, tracking its growth and how it responds to treatment, would be much more valuable, says Michael Cima, mit professor of materials science and engineering, who has developed the first implantable device that can do just that. Cima and his colleagues recen...

Removing Medical Device Preemption Impacts Jobs, Health Care Costs, Patient Access

...., Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics, mit Sloan School of Management . "Congress should car...o-author Mark Trusheim, Visiting Scientist at the mit Sloan School of Management . "High levels of tort ...o not necessarily reflect views of the sponsor or mit . ...

Sumitomo to Act As Advisor to ProMetic for Japanese Market

...ts. SCOA Life Sciences Unit is based in SCOA's New York headquarters. For more information about SCOA, visit www.sumitomocorp.com About Sum mit Pharmaceuticals International Corporation SPI is a wholly owned subsidiary of SC and is an integrated service company specializing in the are...

MIT is pleased to announce that it has received a US$ 200,000 private placement from its future Chinese partners

...p://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), mit is pleased to announce that it has received a US$...endence on needles. Moreover, it will ensure that mit injectors become an indispensable, environmentall... About Medical International Technology, Inc. mit CANADA, with offices in Montreal, is a subsidiary ...

2009 Pizzigati Prize for Public Interest Computing Awarded to Darius Jazayeri

...ncredibly gratifying. One hospital in Rwanda, the mit grad notes, "was able to use OpenMRS to identify ...ng. Born in 1971, Tony spent his college years at mit , where he worked at the world-famous mit Media Lab. Tony died in 1994, in an auto accident ...

Global Advisor and Speaker Explains Middle East Investors, Politics, Culture

...conferences, shareowner annual meetings, the Davos World Economic Forum, U.S., European and Asian legislative testimony, and major commencements like mit and Notre Dame , he has helped leading energy, IT, pharmaceutical and biotech firms reach investors and other key stakeholders. For more i...

Reminder: Top Physician-Scientists Discuss State of Cancer Research at Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Symposium

...demia and industry in research and drug development. Highlights: Robert A. Weinberg, PhD , of the Whitehead Institute and mit , will deliver the keynote address focusing on the molecular basis of malignancy. Dr. Weinberg is one of the nation's most distinguished cancer resea...

A Blood Pressure Monitor to Wear on Your Wrist

... mit researchers design lightweight sensor that can tak...r can get data regularly," said H. Harry Asada, an mit mechanical engineer who has led the development of...ng. By contrast, the prototype device developed at mit is a device about the size of a cell phone, worn o...

Medical International Technology Inc. "MIT" announces a minimum of 6 million dollars exclusive agreement for a period of 5 years with a Malaysian Distributor for its Med-Jet(R) Needle-Free Jet-Injector

...c surgeries, and medical applications, in many countries around the world. mit is also in discussion with the same distributor for a new product that "MI...of the Board of Directors About Medical International Technology, Inc. mit CANADA, with offices in Montreal, is a subsidiary of Denver, Colorado-based...

NeuroFocus Appoints Dr. Michael Smith as Partner in Consulting Practice

...kaging, retailing, and entertainment sectors. The company leverages Doctorate-level academic credentials in neuroscience and marketing from Berkeley, mit , Harvard , and the Hebrew University combined with C-suite level business management and consulting experience. NeuroFocus clients include F...

Rivals Will Drive Toward Alliances or Merge in Healthcare I.T. Industry, National Biz School War Game Predicts

... Fuld & Company's strategic gaming practice is run by Wayne Rosenkrans, Ph.D., a Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Biomedical Innovation at mit working on healthcare strategy and policy issues related to science and medicine, and a member of the Ethics and Systems Medicine Program at Georget...

Top Physician-Scientists Discuss State of Cancer Research at Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Symposium

...ia and industry in research and drug development. Highlights: Robert A. Weinberg, Ph.D. , of the Whitehead Institute and mit , will deliver the keynote address focusing on the molecular basis of malignancy. Dr. Weinberg is one of the nation's most distinguished cancer resea...

Medical International Technology Inc. "MIT" Announces that it has received a US Patent for its Needle-Free Jet-Injector

...R) Needle-Free injection system. Karim Menassa, President On Behalf of the Board of Directors About Medical International Technology, Inc. mit CANADA, with offices in Montreal, is a subsidiary of Denver, Colorado-based Medical International Technology, Inc. (MIT USA), which specializes in the...

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Provides Update

... convenient access to leading research and academic institutions including mit , Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Harvard University . Th...an environment, giving life science firms room to grow close to Harvard , mit and so many important firms doing cutting-edge research." Within ...

NeuroFocus Launches NGame; New Suite of Neuromarketing Products and Services for the Videogame Industry Elite

...development and packaging, and entertainment. The company leverages Doctorate-level academic credentials in neuroscience and marketing from Berkeley, mit , Harvard , and the Hebrew University combined with C-suite level business management and consulting experience. NeuroFocus clients include F...

Pelosi Remarks Upon Receiving Whitehead Award From Research!America

...is entire career to pushing the boundaries of science to discover and innovate in new ways. Today, the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at mit continues his tradition: supporting revolutionary research in how to prevent, treat, and cure, disease. "In all of Congress's efforts to increa...
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