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Bright Horizons Founders Receive Corporate Partner Award from Ackerman Institute

Linda Mason and Roger Brown Honored at Institute's Tribute to Families Gala NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Horizons Family Solutions Founders Linda Mason and Roger Brown were presented the 2nd annual Corporate Partner Award from the Ackerman Institute for the Family for their leade...

Ophthonix Completes Series AA Financing at $25.9 Million

... management, Enterprise Partners is headquartered in La Jolla, CA, phone (858) 731-0300, website: www.epvc.com . About DAG Ventures Doug ackerman & Goodrich (DAG) Ventures is a leading diversified capital firm with a portfolio of companies in life sciences, information technologies and energ...

Natural Killer Cells May Help Protect Against New Strains of Influenza Virus

...age-related changes in natural killer cells during primary influenza infection in mice. Mech Age Devel. 2008;129:223-30. Ritz BW, Nogusa S, ackerman EA, Gardner EM. Supplementation with Active Hexose Correlated Compound increases the innate immune response of young mice to primary Inf...

84 Members of Congress, Led by Rep. Betty Sutton, Urge Policymakers to Rescind Controversial Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Rule Before April 18 Deadline

... (D) New Jersey Rep. John Adler (D) Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R) Rep. Albio Sires (D) Rep. Chris Smith (R) New York Rep. Gary ackerman (D) Rep. Michael Arcuri (D) Rep. Tim Bishop (D) Rep. John Hall (D) Rep. Brian Higgins (D) Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D) Rep. Steve ...

String probes for devastating childhood digestive disease

...g childhood disease of the esophagus. Steven J. ackerman of University of Illinois at Chicago College of Me...are not normally present in the esophagus at all," ackerman said. The procedure, he said, is not only expensiv...y as 20 endoscopies within three or four years. ackerman and his colleagues hope they can replace the endos...

McCain Would Drive Up Health Care Costs for Families, While Benefiting Health Insurance Companies

...ularly in the individual market. McCain's proposal does nothing to provide that kind of broader health security." AFL-CIO political director Karen ackerman joined Hickey and Hacker on a conference call with reporters today and announced details of a new campaign to explain the devastating effects of Sen. ...

FDR Might Have Had Melanoma

...dy author Dr. A. Bernard Ackerman, director of the ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York City. "But...a mark that appears in innumerable photographs. ackerman presents his case in the April issue of the Archi...DR had melanoma or died of the disease. But, as ackerman points out, this is no surprise given that "no one...

Ohio Faith Leaders Call on Sen. Voinovich to Cosponsor Legislation to Protect Kids From Tobacco

...ayton) Sharon Becker, Health Ministries Association of Ohio and Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton WHERE: Church of Saint Charles Borromeo 4500 ackerman Boulevard Kettering, Ohio WHEN: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 11 a.m. ...

Indoor Tanning Association Launches Campaign Attacking Melanoma Hype

...ut sun-tanning in light of the fact that there is no compelling evidence that UV exposure causes melanoma. One prominent dermatologist, Dr. A. Bernard ackerman -- recipient of the "Master Dermatologist Award" from the American Academy of Dermatology -- has published the most comprehensive report on the issue,...

AT-TEN-TION!!! Fit Club Veterans Take on New Recruits in an All New Season of 'Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp' Premiering Thursday, March 13 at 9PM ET/PT

...n of Granada America and VH1. Jonas Larsen ("The Joe Schmo Show") is executive producer and Heather Schuster is co-executive producer for Granada. Jim ackerman and Caroline Perez are executive producers for VH1. VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV seri...
Ackerman in Medical Dictionary

Red urine

...sion to ... Red urine during winter months can also be due to drinking cold water rapidly. ... Red Urine : Blood or Plant Pigment? Sandi ackerman in consultation with Barbara Deeb, DVM, MS ... Red urine is not a medical problem. ... ... APPROACH The intermittent excretion of red to bro...

Prostate Cancer

...ou Ask Your Doctor About Prostate Cancer ? ... The Prostate Cancer Foundation is the world's largest philanthropic source of ... Writer Hal ackerman has turned his prostate cancer story into a play. ... ... a chart of common approaches taken by patients. The Prostate Cancer Treatment Gu...
Ackerman in Biological News

'Sticky' mice lead to discovery of new cause of neurodegenerative disease

...hes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator Susan L. ackerman and colleagues at The Jackson Laboratory point to ...ington's diseases. HHMI investigator Susan L. ackerman and her colleagues reported their findings in an A... were dying in sticky mutant mice. To find out, ackerman and her colleagues searched for the gene that was ...

Researchers link two more genes to sudden infant death syndrome

... the SIDS most-wanted list." In 2001, a team of investigators led by Dr. ackerman identified the first cardiac gene, SCN5A, linked to SIDS. In 2005, a compre...dea why your apparently healthy infant did not wake up this morning,' " Dr. ackerman says. "Although so much of SIDS remains unexplained, these findings that po...

HIV Patients May Be at Risk of Heart Problems When Taking Protease Inhibitor Drugs

...effect associated with this class of drug." Dr. ackerman is director of Mayo Clinic's Long QT Syndrome Clin... can take to use this new information wisely, Drs. ackerman and Badley say. The first is to screen by electroc...blems or torsade de pointes," Dr. Badley says. Dr. ackerman adds, "Long QT-adverse events are serious side eff...
Ackerman in Biological Technology

Amyris Biotechnologies Announces $70 Million Series B Round

...vator in the development of renewable hydrocarbon biofuels, today announced that it closed the first tranche of its $70 million Series B funding. Duff ackerman & Goodrich Ventures (DAG Ventures) led the financing and was joined by existing Series A investors, including Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufiel...
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