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Recent developments at Burnham Institute for Medical Research, May 2009

Human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird and seasonal flu viruses Dr. Robert Liddington and colleagues, working with researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reported the identification of human monoclonal antibodies that neu...

Recent developments at Burnham Institute

Big Bucks for Bad Bugs A team of Burnham investigators has been awarded a $4 million grant from the NIH to generate chemical inhibitors of human proteins that are hijacked by bacteria and viruses during infection. These protein inhibitors may provide a new strategy for treating infectious dise...

Recent developments at the Burnham Institute

New Focus on Childrens Health Burnham Institute for Medical Research will unveil the new Sanford Childrens Health Research Center at a ceremony on Burnhams campus on Friday, April 25. Fred Levine, M.D., Ph.D., director of the center, will introduce the newly appointed Sanford Investigators. ...

Joint Center for Molecular Modeling Instituted by Burnham Institute for Medical Research & UC San Diego

A group of researchers led by Dr. Adam Godzik at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research is creating tools to speed up the understanding of information gathered// from the human genome project. Rich with $2.1 million funding available to them over a three year period, this consortium, under the ...

Fluorescent probes may permit monitoring of chemotherapy effectiveness, Stanford study shows

... PhD, director of the program on apoptosis and cell-death management at the burnham Institute for Medical Research, in La Jolla, Calif. But apoptosis is als... chemotherapy field is very, very excited about probes like this," said the burnham Institute's Salvesen, who has no financial ties to the current study or to ...

Carbohydrate acts as tumor suppressor

... LA JOLLA, Calif., July 6, 2009 Scientists at burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have discovered that specialized complex sugar molecules (glycans) that anchor cells into place act as tumor ...

Construction Begins: Nemours Children's Hospital And Pediatric Health Campus

...ituated in the heart of Lake Nona's medical city, and is within close proximity to other major medical entities including the UCF College of Medicine, burnham Institute for Medical Research, Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Institute and University of Florida research fa...

The Sanford Project Announces International Research Team

...l-trained immunologist and cellular biologist who comes to Sanford from the burnham Institute for Medical Research in LaJolla, CA. The Russian native has forma...l collaborate with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( JDRF ), the burnham Institute for Medical Research in La Jolla, CA and the Diabetes Research C...

Brain Cells Give New Clues to Alzheimer's

... issue of Science , researchers at the U.S.-based burnham Institute for Medical Research have shown that bet...ell Research, said in a news release issued by the burnham Institute. More information The Alzheimer'... McKeever SOURCE: burnham Institute, news release, April 2, 2009 ...

Scientists identify lab-made proteins that neutralize multiple strains of seasonal and pandemic flu

...ssor of medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in Boston led the research team, which included collaborators from the burnham Institute for Medical Research in La Jolla, Calif., and the CDC in Atlanta. "This is an elegant research finding that holds considerable promise f...
Burnham in Medical Technology

Southern Research Institute Wins $14.7 Million NIH Award to Participate in Molecular Libraries Probe Production Center Network

...rt of the Molecular Libraries Probe Production Center Network include: -- burnham Center for Chemical Genomics, burnham Institute, La Jolla, Calif. -- Broad Institute Comprehensive Screening Ce...

New Conflict of Interest Violations Revealed at California Stem Cell Institute

...tions to be rejected. The latest improprieties were reported by the San Francisco Chronicle and came in the wake of the revelation that John Reed, burnham Institute president and stem cell board member, had lobbied to reverse the rejection of a grant to his institution. Read the Chronicle story here: ...
Burnham in Biological News

The Burnham Buzz, February 2009

Partnering for Progress Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) has signed an assay development and license agreement with Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development LLC. (J&JPRD). Under this multi-year agreement, Burnham will provide J&JPRD with access to high-throughp...

The Burnham buzz

Enzyme May Hold the Key to Muscular Dystrophy A mutation in the gene coding the protein dystrophin has long been known to be associated with muscular dystrophy, but the role the protein plays in the disease was unknown. Lorenzo Puri, M.D., Ph.D. and colleagues have discovered that the dystrophi...

Anthrax inhibitors identified by Burnham team

A collaborative team of scientists led by The Burnham Institute's Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D., has identified inhibitors of the anthrax toxin, termed lethal factor ("LF") that could be developed into an emergency treatment for exposure to inhalation anthrax. These findings will be published by the P...

Protein that promotes cancer cell growth identified

... LA JOLLA, Calif., July 24, 2009 Scientists at burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have found that the Caspase-8 protein, long known to play a major role in promoting programmed cell death (ap...

MicroRNAs help control HIV life cycle

... LA JOLLA, Calif., June 26, 2009 Scientists at burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have discovered that specific microRNAs (non-coding RNAs that interfere with gene expression) reduce HIV repl...

Embryology study offers clues to birth defects

... LA JOLLA, Calif., June 9, 2009 -- Gregg Duester, Ph.D., professor of developmental biology at burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham), along with Xianling Zhao, Ph.D., and colleagues, have clarified the role that retinoic acid plays in limb de...

ASBMB Annual Meeting to feature talks on the biochemistry of aging

...ging-related presentations include: Regulation of Obesity, Heart Function, and Lifespan by the Nutrient Sensing TOR Pathway Sean Michael Oldham, burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla, CA (Sun, April 19 3:30 PM - 5:50 PM, Room: 356) Metabolic balance is a highly regulated process, and gen...

Burnham researchers present at 100th AACR Meeting

... LA JOLLA, Calif., April 17, 2009 -- burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) is please...ting 2009. In addition, John C. Reed, M.D., Ph.D., burnham President and CEO, Professor and Donald Bren Presi...tions all over the world. In addition to Dr. Reed, burnham researchers presenting at the AACR meeting include...

Creating ideal neural cells for clinical use

... LA JOLLA, Calif., April 13, 2009 -- Investigators at the burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have developed a protocol to rapidly differentiate human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) into neural progenitor ...

Device protects transplanted pancreatic cells from the immune system

... LA JOLLA, Calif., April 9, 2009Scientists at burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) and the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) School of Medicine have demonstrated in mice that t...
Burnham in Biological Technology

The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence Using MetaCore for Stem Cell Research and Neurology

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that Burnham has become a certified GeneGo Center of Excellence. Burnham researchers will have institution-wide access to GeneGo's MetaCore data analysis suite, training and advanced ...

Cyntellect to Collaborate With the Burnham Institute for Medical Research

In situ live cell manipulation on LEAP(TM) to empower purification of stem cells and their differentiated progeny SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyntellect, a privately-held biotechnology company, and the Burnham Institute for Medical Research ("Burnham") today announced the...

Burnham Institute for Medical Research and Magellan BioScience Group, Inc. Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

...ment from marine sources, and investigators at the burnham Institute for Medical Research at Lake Nona (Burnh...ment from marine sources, and investigators at the burnham Institute for Medical Research at Lake Nona (Burnh...acterize lead candidates from the collection. The burnham team of Medicinal Chemists will then optimize nove...

Elsevier and NextBio Sign Partnership to Enrich ScienceDirect Content, Accelerating Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Chemistry Research

...tBio is used by over a million researchers at the world's top commercial and academic institutions. NextBio's enterprise solution has been deployed at burnham Institute for Medical Research, Celgene, Eli Lilly, Genzyme, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Regeneron, Scripps Research Institute , Stanford Universi...

Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development

...on. Dr. Guy S. Salvesen is a Professor in the NCI Cancer Center at the burnham Institute for Medical Research. He is also Director of the Apoptosis and C...ent as Assistant Professor of Pathology. Dr. Salvesen was recruited to the burnham Institute for Medical Research in 1996 and holds an adjunct position as Pro...

CIRM Completes Briefing Visit to Stemedica Cell Technologies

...he Del E. Webb Center for Neuroscience, Aging and Stem Cell Research at the burnham Institute for Medical Research, San Diego, CA, joined Dr. Trounson during h.... In addition, we are expanding our collaborative research efforts with the burnham Institute for Medical Research and several other California stem cell resea...

Pharmacyclics Announces Appointment of New Management Team and Board Director to Accelerate Its Future Growth

...s been appointed as a new Board Member and member of the Audit Committee for Pharmacyclics. Mr. Adelman is the founder and Senior Managing Director of burnham Hill Partners LLC ("BHP"), an investment and merchant banking firm headquartered in New York City. Mr. Adelman has extensive financing and merger and ...

Burnham Announces Assay Development and License Agreement with Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.

... LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) has signe...cal company. Under this multi-year agreement, burnham will provide J&JPRD with access to high-throug...ation offers great synergies," said Dr. John Reed, burnham President and CEO, Professor and Donald Bren Presi...

San Diego's Original Biotech Company Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Reunion

...daddy" biotech company, began operations in temporary trailers located in the parking lot of the La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation (now the renowned burnham Institute). The company quickly produced the world's first commercially manufactured monoclonal antibody product, and soon thereafter, a series of dia...

Study Shows Coronado Biosciences' Bcl-2 Inhibitor, Apogossypol, is More Efficacious, Less Toxic than Gossypol in Animal Models

...(Jan. 17, DOI 10.1182/blood-2007-09-113647) by the burnham Institute's president and CEO, John Reed, M.D., Ph..." Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D., a professor at the burnham Institute of Medical Research, developed Apogossyp...sistant tumors sensitive to standard treatments. burnham Institute for Medical Research ...
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