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2009 ISSSEEM Conference to Have Deepak Chopra Discuss Bridging Science and Spirit

ISSSEEM (International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine) announces that it is taking sign-ups for this year's annual subtle energies and healing conference. ISSSEEM's 19th annual conference will be held from June 26th through July 1st and is called "Sacred Synth...

ITRAC on track and bridging gap between academic research and applied discovery

INDIANAPOLIS -- In a novel manner which gives new meaning to the word transformative, researchers from the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center are integrating some of the best practices of industry into the strengths of the academic research process to propel the development of ...

New System Devised To Guide Doctors Treating Patients With Symptomatic Myocardial Bridging

Symptoms, non-invasive tests, and heart flow tests combine to reduce subjective decision-making Los Angeles (PRWEB) July 1, 2008 -- What type of intervention, if any, should cardiologists offer their patients who have a heart abnormality called myocardial bridging and s...

New system devised to guide doctors treating patients with symptomatic myocardial bridging

LOS ANGELES (June 25, 2008) What type of intervention, if any, should cardiologists offer their patients who have a heart abnormality called myocardial bridging and symptoms of heart problems? A research team at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the University of Texas Medical Branch and RWTH Aache...

To Ape or Not To Ape? Bridging Missing Links in Medical Research

Raging controversies have always surrounded animal experimentation, but the simmering issue deals with the idea of using primates in medical research.// The reason for the yo-yoing on the issue of using primates in medical testing hovers around their extreme likeness with humans. Primate test...

UK Has To Focus On Bridging the Gap between Healthcare Professionals and Patients

According to the report of a medical charity in the UK it is found that there is very little exchanged between the Patients and healthcare officials. //The Government though has taken all possible steps to promote patient-friendly health services through the current reforms. But the sad state is th...

Renuka Chowdhury Stresses Importance of Bridging Gender Gap

Newly appointed minister of state for women and child development, Ms Renuka Chowdhury is enthusiastic about her new post and said that she would be urging the government// to declare the next decade as the "Girl Child" decade. "Decrease in the population of females is a truly alarming situat...

AMA Grants New Category III CPT Code to Premier Heart's Multifunction CardioGram(TM) (MCG)

...ive, stress, radiation and drug free computational electrophysiologic system used for interactive online diagnosis. The MCG is intended as an aid for bridging physician experts with diagnosing physicians via the web in order to facilitate the making of timely and more accurate diagnoses. Coronary Ar...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Singulex for Erenna(R) Immunoassay System

...ine with an unsurpassed safety/efficacy profile in a cost-effective manner. The Erenna Immunoassay System simplifies clinical trial management by bridging the gap between preclinical and clinical assessment of protein biomarkers for disease. The system offers full flexibility, providing users a broad ass...

The 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards Honor Extraordinary Californians for Innovative, Practical Solutions

...and creative outreach strategies. Dang's influence extends well beyond his theater, with East West Players' school performances and workshops aimed at bridging the gap among students of different racial backgrounds. Kathryn Icenhower , SHIELDS for Families, Los Angeles As a social worker in South L...
Bridging in Medical Technology

Clinical Update - Debio 9902 SR (ZT-1) for Alzheimer Patients Debiopharm Starts Tablet Formulations Bridging Study under IND

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a global biopharmaceutical development specialist that focuses on serious medical conditions and particularly oncology, announced today that the first healthy elderly subjects have been randomised in a clinical bi...

New Company Starts, Bridging the Development Gap in the Discovery of Cancer Drugs

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Therapeutics CRC Pty Ltd (CTx) has commenced operations as one of the largest public/private partnerships of its type in the world. Underpinned by AUD$148 million in funding over seven years, including AUD$37.6 million from the Australian C...

CuraGen Updates CR011-vcMMAE Data at ASCO

...rida. The Phase I/II study of CR011-vcMMAE administered intravenously once every three weeks in patients with advanced breast cancer began with a bridging phase to confirm the maximum tolerated dose and has expanded into a Phase II open-label, multi-center study. The study is designed to assess efficacy ...

Schering-Plough Highlights Hepatitis C Clinical Data Presentations at the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Annual Meeting

... less likely to benefit from retreatment after failing a course of therapy: previous nonresponse, previous pegylated interferon treatment, significant bridging fibrosis or cirrhosis, and genotype 1 infection. (3) No safety and efficacy data are available for treatment of longer than one year. PEGINTRON i...

Final Results of Boceprevir Phase II HCV SPRINT-1 Study Showed Significantly Higher SVR Rates Compared to Standard of Care in Treatment-Naive Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients

... less likely to benefit from retreatment after failing a course of therapy: previous nonresponse, previous pegylated interferon treatment, significant bridging fibrosis or cirrhosis, and genotype 1 infection. (3) No safety and efficacy data are available for treatment of longer than one year. PEGINTRON i...

FDA Approves an Expanded Indication for Peginterferon-Based Combination Therapy for Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

...evious pegylated interferon treatment, significant bridging fibrosis or cirrhosis, or HCV genotype 1 infection...evious pegylated interferon treatment, significant bridging fibrosis or cirrhosis, or HCV genotype 1 infection...evious pegylated interferon treatment, significant bridging fibrosis or cirrhosis, and genotype 1 infection. ...

TissueGene Announces Regulatory Allowance to Initiate Phase IIa Study of TG-C in South Korea for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

...d CEO of TissueGene. "And I believe our success thus far can be attributed primarily to the strategic alliance between TissueGene, Kolon and KLS. By bridging our domestic and international resources, this business model has not only enabled for rapid preclinical and clinical development, but has allowed for...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

...n collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute. STSI initiates research designed to help move basic research from the lab to the patient bedside, bridging the gap between basic science and clinical trials. Scripps Genomic Medicine is a program of STSI and involves genotyping tens of thousands of individu...

Sunshine Heart Announces IDE Approval To Begin C-Pulse U.S. Clinical Feasibility Trial

...d as a cost effective heart assist therapy. The device is a uniquely positioned Class III heart failure therapy that offers an innovative intervention bridging the clinical gap between heart failure pacemakers and end stage therapies which potentially creates a new market opportunity. Enrollment is expected...

New AVAC Report on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Calls for Immediate Planning to Anticipate Study Results of Potential New HIV Prevention Option

...and invest in additional research: A plan for launching additional studies - including studies on the safety and efficacy on intermittent PrEP dosing, bridging studies in additional populations, and safety and efficacy of other candidates - is needed now and will require additional funding. 3. Plan now for ...
Bridging in Medical Products

GORE DUALMESH® Biomaterial

Description:... In certain hernia and soft tissue reconstructions, and in temporary bridging of fascial defects, it is sometimes necessary to encourage host tissue ingrowth along one surface, while minimizing tissue attachment along another su...
Company:W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Rotator Cuff Anchor and Instrumentation

Description:...ment to bone. The RCA has a trocar tip which eliminates the need to predrill prior to anchor placement. The increase in fixation is due to subcortical bridging of the extra wide arcs (10.2 mm)....
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

Pennig Wrist Fixator

Description:...e. Soft tissue dissection is not necessary, since in general, indirect reduction is employed. Until now, external fixation in the hand has required bridging of the joint in more than 40% of cases (Asche and Burny) because of the design of the fixator clamp. The Pennig Minifixator allows for the placement o...
Company:Orthofix, Inc

Hoffmann® II Compact™

Description:...frame configurations according to surgeon preference and fracture needs. Intra-articular fractures with radio-carpal involvement can be treated with a bridging or trans-articular construction, whereas, extra-articular fractures can be treated with a non-bridging or peri-articular frame. The Hoffmann® II C...
Company:Stryker Corporation

Pennig Minifixator

Description:...e. Soft tissue dissection is not necessary, since in general, indirect reduction is employed. Until now, external fixation in the hand has required bridging of the joint in more than 40% of cases (Asche and Burny) because of the design of the fixator clamp. The Pennig Minifixator allows for the placement o...
Company:Orthofix, Inc

TandemHeart PTVA (Percutaneous Transseptal Ventricular Assist) System

Description:... some coronary artery perfusion, but the IABP provides minimal circulatory support. Our vision is to revolutionize the treatment of heart disease by bridging gaps in current technology, and to introduce novel, highly effective therapies for circulatory support. For the first time, mechanical circula...
Company:CardiacAssist, Inc.

Ethisorb Dura Patch

Description:... Ethisorb Dura Patch is a synthetic absorbable implant for the bridging of Dura Mater encephali and. spinalis defects. Ethisorb Dura Patch is pliable, regardless of being used dry or wet. Once cut to the desired shape, car...
Company:Codman

Mini External Fixator

Features:...onnecting Clamp allows connection of 3.0 mm Carbon Fiber Rods and/or Connecting Bar An additionally available 3.0 mm/4.0 mm Connecting Clamp allows bridging to Synthes Small External Fixator Carbon Fiber Rods Uses 3.0 mm Carbon Fiber Rods Threaded, trocar tip Kirschner wires ...
Company:Synthes, Inc.

Vertebral Body Replacement (VBR)

Features:... Replacing one or several affected vertebral bodies Continuously distractable in situ Easy to place and easy bridging of the defect Load-bearing support of the ventral spine Stable and secure anchoring between the adjacent end plates Low number of inst...
Company:Ulrich GmbH & Co. KG
Bridging in Biological News

Genome Medicine: Bridging the gap between research and clinical practice

Today, BioMed Central's premier open access medical journal Genome Medicine has officially launched with the publication of its January 2009 issue. Genomic medicine is at the leading edge of medical advances and is one of fastest growing areas of biomedical research. Our growing understanding...

New study shows drinking your vegetables may be a solution to bridging the vegetable gap

CHICAGO, October 24, 2008 Making vegetable juice a daily habit could be a small step that can lead to big changes in meeting daily vegetable recommendations, according to a new study being presented by researchers from the University of California-Davis this week at the American Dietetic Associat...

DNA computation gets logical at the Weizmann Institute of Science

...cts, and the DNA computing devices were able to deduce the correct answers every time. At the same time, the team created a compiler a program for bridging between a high-level computer programming language and DNA computing code. Upon compiling, the query could be typed in something like this: Mortal(Soc...

SRI announces selection by the National Cancer Institute as a Chemical Biology Consortium center

...ing Center, Sambucetti was invited to join the CBC Steering Committee, an NCI advisory panel that will work to ensure that CBC Centers are efficiently bridging the gap between basic scientific findings and NCI-supported clinical research. To optimize high-quality leads and accelerate the drug discovery pro...

K-State plant pathologists develop online teaching modules used globally

...ges are barriers to training plant pathologists in resource-poor regions. But the work of a Kansas State University professor and her colleagues is bridging that gap. One project is making online teaching modules available to the developing world, while an offshoot project established a statistics workshop...

Synthetic catalyst mimics nature's 'hydrogen economy'

... mock-ups of the catalytic site to include the substrate hydrogen atom." The researchers' model of the nickel-iron complex is the first to include a bridging hydride ligand, an essential component of the catalyst. "By better understanding the mechanism in the nickel-iron hydrogenase active site, we are le...

AIBS names 2009 emerging public policy leaders

...ying this commitment through their work." "By participating in the 2009 Congressional visits event, Adam and Anna are playing an important role in bridging the communication gap between our nation's policymakers and the scientific community," said AIBS Director of Public Policy Dr. Robert Gropp. This y...

Covering the bases: Quantum effect may hold promise for low-cost DNA sequencing, sensor applications

...ogen bonds, the curves of falling current go on for a long distance. In those held together with two, they go on for less distance." (see fig. 2) bridging the divide Electron tunneling is a peculiar property of matter acting over tiny distances at the atomic or subatomic scale. In a classical electric...

MIT student develops new innovations to selectively kill cancer cells

...Joshua Schuler, the executive director of the Lemelson-MIT Program. "Geoff is not only a mentor for aspiring scientists, but also a shining example of bridging the gap between technological invention and entrepreneurship." Additional Inventions During von Maltzahn's time at MIT he has also developed...

The Burnham Buzz, February 2009

...creating an open structure that acts as a site for FADD binding, as well as bridging between the Fas molecules in the clustered complex. Dr. Riedl and colleagues propose that the bridging between Fas molecules in the complex acts as a control switch for DISC form...
Bridging in Biological Technology

CTT - Bridging the states entrepreneurial gap

MADISON In the past, when entrepreneur Ken Schlager started a company, he looked to the west or east coasts for funding sources. This time around, Schlager is turning to the Center for Technology Transfer (CTT) in Madison for help as he launches a cutting-edge technology that applies electromagnet...

PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan

...e significant impact of Dr. Longo's discovery in the field of Alzheimer's drug development," says Dr. Fillit. "At ADDF, we are about results - bridging the gap between basic research and later stage drug development in humans. Alzheimer's is the fifth leading cause of death in the elderly and the thir...

Novo Nordisk Convenes Policy and Clinical Experts at Diabetes Media Summit

...eives five times more research dollars than diabetes. HIV/AIDS receives 2.7 times more research dollars than diabetes (2). bridging the Knowledge Gap While most Americans are aware of diabetes, a gap exists between awareness and the knowledge and implementation of behavioral cha...

TED Conferences Announces 25 TED Fellows for TEDGlobal in Oxford

...stern youth Xavier Alpasa, SJ (Philippines) -- Social entrepreneur; pastor; director, Loyola College Culion; founder, Rags2Riches, a business bridging the marginalized and fashion worlds Rachel Armstrong, MD (UK) -- Physician; science-fiction author; teaching fellow researching living architec...

Ochsner and LSUHSC Partner to Provide Better Local Access to Comprehensive Cancer Care

...patient treatment options and provide better access to care. This collaboration will also further the development of critical, translational research, bridging the gap between research and the delivery of new therapies by allowing research to move rapidly from the laboratory into additional early phase clinic...

Fitter frames: Nanotubes boost structural integrity of composites

... sides of the crack and slow its growth. "This crazing behavior, and the bridging fibers it produces, dramatically slows the growth rate of a crack," Koratka...h the chemical group amidoamine, however, results in a completely different bridging phenomenon. At the interface of the functionalized nanotubes and the epo...

GYNECARE PROLIFT+M(TM) Pelvic Floor Repair System Launched in US for Use in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

...rous organ connective tissues) of the pelvic floor in vaginal wall prolapse where surgical treatment is intended, either as mechanical support or as a bridging material for defective fascia. The mesh is implanted using the tension-free vaginal mesh (TVM) technique, a procedure involving a small incision in th...

Rosetta Genomics Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results; Records First Revenues of $705,000; $7.4 Million Added to Available Cash Due to Repurchase of ARS

... 19th Annual Healthcare Conference. November 2008, New York City. - AACR's centennial conference "Translational Cancer Medicine 2008: bridging the Lab and Clinic in Cancer Medicine" Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Therapeutic Development conference. November 2008, Jerusalem, Israe...

DuPont Applied BioSciences Selects MBI to Collaborate on Process Development and Scale-Up for New Bio-based Product

... International to join the DuPont team in evaluating the commercial viability of an important bio-based product line. MBI International is a leader in bridging the gap between research and commercialization through collaborative de-risking of bio-based technologies. MBI’s unique “Collaborative De-...

PAREXEL Expands Pioneering Asian Ethnobridging Expertise

...he Company is among the first to conduct a Chinese bridging study outside of China. PAREXEL is a leader in providing Asian bridging studies, which are conducted in early clinical dev...ences in a target ethnic population. The Chinese bridging study was conducted at PAREXEL's dedicated researc...
Bridging in Biological Definition

Flagellum

...interior of the flagellum is accessible to the cell's cytoplasm . This is necessary because the flagellum's flexing is driven by the protein dynein bridging the microtubules all along its length and forcing them to slide relative to each other, and ATP must be transported to them for them to function. Fo...
Bridging in Biological Dictionary

Protocells

... of life from scratch in the ... Protocells : bridging nonliving and living matter / edited by Steen ... ...|David C. Krakauer... Amazon.com: Protocells : bridging Nonliving and Living Matter (9780262182683): Steen...potCost.com - New and used books like Protocells bridging Nonliving and Living Matter 4th edition by from Th...

N Terminus

...us is tyrosine-sulfated, as are many antibodies that react with the ... The co-receptor N terminus interacts with a highly conserved 4-stranded bridging ... Online Catalogue > P114-RHO-GEF to ZNF9 > Goat Anti-PAX8 ( N Terminus ) Antibody ... sequence PHNSIRSGHGGLN-C, from the N Terminus...

Genetics

...ience programs. Includes information about graduate and undergraduate programs, department news, contact links and ... full spectrum of genetics , bridging the disciplines of ... PLoS Genetics is an open-access ... PLoS Genetics . PLoS Pathogens. PLoS ONE ... ScientistsEditorsScientists : The Past, ...
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