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WuXi PharmaTech Appoints Dr. Chi-Chung Chan as Vice President of Pharmacology

SHANGHAI, July 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ - WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX ), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that Dr. Chi-Chung Chan has been appointed...

Jackie Chan in Anti-bird flu Advertisement

A new ad campaign against bird flu funded by Japanese government and produced by Unicef, the World Health Organization, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture// Organization, features Jackie Chan along with six children from different countries and some colorful origami birds urging children t...

China Nominates Margaret Chan to Run for WHO Director-General's Post

Promising greater contribution to global health affairs, China today nominated Hong Kong's Margaret Chan to run for the post of Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO).// Chan currently serves as WHO Assistant Director-General for Communicable Diseases. The election for new Direct...

The 'see food' diet

...may also contribute to protection against AMD. A group led by Dr. Chi-Chao chan at the National Eye Institute in Bethesda, MD examined the direct effect of...erivatives in the prevention and treatment of AMD." In future studies, Dr. chan and colleagues plan to use this murine model "to evaluate [other] therapies...

Fractional co2 Laser Offers Cosmetic Treatments with Minimal Downtime For Melbourne Patients

... When questioned on the decision Dr Gavin chan managing director of TVCI stated "The Ultra...re without too much downtime or risk." Dr chan then went on to say "Traditionally, skin res...When asked how the laser delivers these results Dr chan said "The Fractionated laser achieves this by...

U.S. Considers Massive Swine Flu Vaccination Program

..., director general of the World Health Organization, said in Moscow, according to Agence France Press , citing Russian news agency reports. Still, chan underscored the need to closely monitor the virus' spread around the globe, adding that it was highly "unpredictable." The WHO last week formally d...

1 Million Americans Likely Stricken by Swine Flu: CDC

..., director general of the World Health Organization, said in Moscow, according to Agence France Press , citing Russian news agency reports. Still, chan underscored the need to closely monitor the virus' spread around the globe, adding that it was highly "unpredictable." The WHO last week formally d...

Sinus Infections Can Cause Toxic Shock in Kids

...yngology--Head & Neck Surgery . "This study illustrates several salient points concerning toxic shock syndrome and rhinosinusitis in children," chan and colleagues wrote. "First, rhinosinusitis as the primary culprit in the pathogenesis of toxic shock syndrome is not a sporadic phenomenon. In fact,...

First Batch of Swine Flu Vaccine Already Here: Company

...P said. On Thursday, WHO director Dr. Margaret chan made the much-anticipated announcement that swine ...its first influenza pandemic in the 21st century," chan said in Geneva, according to the Associated Pres...tries to move forward with vaccine production." chan on Thursday also characterized the H1N1 virus as "...

Swine Flu Now a Pandemic

...e and regions beyond. WHO director Dr. Margaret chan made the much-anticipated announcement immediatel...its first influenza pandemic in the 21st century," chan said in Geneva, according to the Associated Pres...tries to move forward with vaccine production." chan on Thursday also characterized the H1N1 virus as "...

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Chan in Biological News

When cancer cells can't let go

...ight grip on the surface but also let go at the right moment to move ahead. chan et al. reveal that the focal adhesion kinase (FAK) coordinates these proces...astatic tumors. Whether FAK also regulates invadopodia was unknown. When chan et al. removed FAK, breast cancer cells were much less invasive. But to the...

It's for the birds

...at was known of bird distribution and natural history from the Second World War back to the later part of the 19th century, said USGS senior scientist chan Robbins, who kept track of the cards' whereabouts in attics and basements during the intervening years. "When I go through the files, it is just a...

Paleontologists doubt 'dinosaur dance floor'

...hrough the proper scientific process of careful study, comparisons with other published works and peer review" of the study by independent scientists, chan adds. "We gave the project considerable critical thought and came up with a different interpretation than the paleontologists, but we are open to dial...

'A dinosaur dance floor'

... the international paleontology journal Palaios . chan is senior author of the study, which was conducted...0.75 acres) has more than 1,000 tracks, but he and chan believe there perhaps are thousands. Numerous ...articular surface has more than 1,000," Seiler and chan wrote. And they say the density of tracks is much ...

Stanford's nanowire battery holds 10 times the charge of existing ones

...ten by Cui, his graduate chemistry student Candace chan and five others. The greatly expanded storage c...h on silicon in batteries began three decades ago. chan explained: "The people kind of gave up on it becau...on nanowires. "We just kind of put them together," chan said. For their experiments,...

Are one-third of costly implanted heart devices unnecessary? New study suggests yes

...d differences between the two MTWA-positive and MTWA-negative groups. chan and his Ohio colleagues, led by first author Theodore Chow, M.D., FACC, of ... for other heart-rhythm test results and medical issues. Also in 2006, chan and his colleagues from U-M and the VA Ann Arbor Health Services Research &...

Marine 'dead zone' off Oregon is spreading

... universities along the West Coast. "OSU researchers have documented this year's region of low-oxygen bottom waters from Florence to Cascade Head," chan said. "The lack of consistent upwelling winds allowed a low-oxygen pool of deep water to build up. Now that the upwelling-favorable winds are blowing ...

Researchers unravel DNA tangles and enzyme seamstresses

...areas of science and engineering to address various entanglement problems," chan says. The curved distinctions between DNA strands may allow the seamstre...hat "the results of these computer simulations are very striking." While chan and his collaborators stress their results represent only a quantitative pr...

Ancient DNA provides clues to the evolution of social behavior

...he population] to a small number of individuals,'' chan says. By fitting modern and ancient DNA data into a standard population genetics model, chan was able to pinpoint the drastic decline of C. soc...ersity-a phenomenon known as a genetic bottleneck. chan thinks that a volcanic eruption known to have occu...

Malfunctioning bone marrow cells sabotage nerve cells in diabetes

...s. Neuropathy is a common complication that causes pain and ultimately loss of sensation in the extremities and can lead to amputation. Previously, chan and members of his laboratory had found that bone marrow cells were among a group of cells in organs other than the pancreas that unexpectedly produce...

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Chan in Biological Technology

Moleac Named Singapore Entrepreneurial Company of the Year at the Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Healthcare Awards

...lly selected for their efficacy and absence of side effects. It currently reaches out to patients in over 25 countries. Contact details: chan Yiu Lin Greener Grass Communications Mobile: +65-9-7655897 Email: yiulin@greenergrass.com.sg news@moleac.net ...

Decision Biomarkers Inc Announces Formation of Scientific Advisory Board

...emistry Division, at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. In addition to his responsibilities of heading the hospital clinical chemistry laboratory, Dr. chan conducts cutting edge research using state of the art proteomic techniques for biomarker discovery. His overall goals are the identification and chara...

ScinoPharm Granted US Patent for Novel Crystal Forms

...d's leading supplier of irinotecan hydrochloride to the generic industry with adequate patent protection and continuous commitment to innovation," Dr. chan added. The latest patent adds to ScinoPharm's growing patent portfolio which now consists of 11 granted patents and more than 24 patent applic...

BSP Signs Agreement With CMP Trading for Distribution of HyperQ(TM) Stress System, for Early Detection of Ischemic Heart Disease, in South Korea

...endent on the system configuration. Accordingly, the total revenues resulting from this agreement are expected to be a minimum of US$ 3,400,000. Mr. chan Min Park, President of CMP Trading said, "We are extremely encouraged by the very positive response to the HyperQ technology from medical centers. We ...

Masimo Announces Desaturation Index 3D Alarm as Standard Feature in All Radical-7 Pulse CO-Oximetry Devices

...larm as a standard feature." (1) Continuous Pulse Oximeter Monitoring for Inapparent Hypoxemia after Long Bone Fractures. Wong MW, Tsui HF, Yung SH, chan KM, Cheng JC. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care. 56(2):356-362, February 2004. (2) Occurance and Mechanisms of Sudden Oxygen Desatu...

Physicists tweak quantum force, reducing barrier to tiny devices

..., or millionths of a meter, toward nanometer size, chan said. "A lot of people are thinking of ways to ...equently, in a paper published in Science in 2001, chan and other members of a Bell Labs team reported tap...ugated object but not as small as we anticipated," chan said, adding that if corrugating the metal reduced...

JIC Invests in Three New Alternative Energy Projects

.... For media enquiries: Strategic Financial Relations Limited Esther chan Tel: (852) 2864 4825 Email: esther.chan@sprg.com.hk Vicky Lee Tel: (852) 2864 4834 Email: vicky.lee@sprg.com.hk Doris chan Tel: (852) 2114 4950 Email: doris.chan@sprg.com.hk Germain Lam...

ShangPharma Receives Strategic Investment from TPG

...yo. For enquiry, please contact Hill & Knowlton Asia Ltd.: Shari Lai Tel: +852-2894-6251 Email: shari.lai@hillandknowlton.com.hk Rachel chan Tel: +852-2894-6309 Email: rachel.chan@hillandknowlton.com.hk ...

SupraNet marks off 10 years as an Internet service provider

...struggled." The company makes much of maintaining the responsiveness associated with small companies that don't have the luxury of extra customers. chan attributes its sucess to customer loyalty. Among its clients is the State Bar of Wisconsin , which co-locates its Web server at the ISP's facility...

Discontent grows over Wisconsin's Internet taxes

... to compete with ISPs in other states. "We all choose to live in Wisconsin, so I guess ... if the state has a deficit, we all have to do our part," chan said. "But, overall, additional taxes only hurt businesses in the long run. It puts smaller companies who aren't quite functioning at capacity at a la...

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