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Stem Cells Used for 'Biological Pacemaker'

...tion and the need for repeated replacement of the device's power packs and electrodes," study lead author Dr. Toshinao Takahashi, a research fellow at chiba University Graduate School of Medicine in Chiba, Japan, said in an American Heart Association news release. "Cell therapy could overcome those problem...

IBM Award for Innovative Solution to Tackling World's Most Critical Social and Environmental Problems

...ed since launch in December 2008. Help Fight Childhood Cancer (with chiba Cancer Center Research Institute and chiba University in Japan): discovering drug treatments for neuroblastoma, the mo...

Marking anorexia with a brain protein

..., shows that BDNF levels are higher in women who have recovered from anorexia. This suggests that low BDNF levels may be reversible. Researchers at chiba University in Japan found that anorexic women had lower levels of BDNF in their blood than healthy women or those who had recovered from anorexia. Wom...

Chronic diarrhea unresponsive to conventional medication: Are you taking lansoprazole?

...isode was found to be the same. The author concluded that the patient had lansoprazole-associated collagenous colitis. This case is reported by Dr. chiba and his colleagues in the Division of Gastroenterology, Nakadori General Hospital, Akita, Japan and it is to be published on May 7, 2009 in the World...

JCI online early table of contents: July 10, 2008

...nd atherosclerosis TITLE: Ang IIstimulated migration of vascular smooth muscle cells is dependent on LR11 in mice AUTHOR CONTACT: Hideaki Bujo chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan. Phone: 81-43-222-7171; Fax: 81-43-226-2095. E-mail: hbujo@faculty.chiba-u.jp . Wolfgang J. ...

Chocolate Has Sweet Effect on Blood Flow

...to non-flavonoid white chocolate, independent of changes in oxidative stress parameters, blood pressure and lipid profile," wrote the researchers from chiba University. However, they noted that difficulties in blinding (preventing participants from knowing which kind of chocolate they were eating) may h...

Cancer-Killing Compound From A Fungus

... produce enough rasfonin to really start investigating how it functions, and how we might harness it to fight cancer." In 2000, researchers from chiba University in Japan and the University of Tokyo simultaneously discovered a compound in certain fungi that selectively destroyed cells depending upon ...

Alcohol shrinks brain

...exaggerate brain shrinkage in social drinkers. Chronic heavy alcohol consumption should be avoided," according to Dr. Motoo Kubota and colleagues from chiba University in Japan report in the July issue of the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Alcohol, among the various forms insults both ...
Chiba in Medical Technology

Stem Cell Regeneration Repairs Congenital Heart Defect

...h.D.; Ruben Crespo-Diaz; Carmen Perez-Terzic, M.D., Ph.D.; Xiao-Ke Liu, M.D., Ph.D.; and Atta Behfar, M.D., Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic; Takashi Miki, M.D., chiba University, Japan; and Susumu Seino, M.D., Kobe University, Japan. The research was supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Hea...
Chiba in Medical Products

Skinny Needle® (With Chiba Tip) - Echotip®

Description: Used under fluoroscopy for initial location and positioning of the renal collecting system throughout a percutaneous nephrostomy. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Urological

Skinny Needle® (With Chiba Tip) - Standard

Description: Used under fluoroscopy for initial location and positioning of the renal collecting system throughout a percutaneous nephrostomy. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Company:Cook Urological
Chiba in Biological News

Anatomical Science International joins Springer's publishing program

...of Medicine, is the current editor-in-chief. Dr. Kiyotaka Toshimori, Professor and Chairman in the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at chiba University School of Medicine, will take over as editor-in-chief in April 2009. Editorial Director Dr. Toyoshi Fujimoto, Professor in the Departmen...

NIH EUREKA grant awarded to University of Miami scientist

...ptember 16, 2008)- A team of scientists headed by neuroscientist Dr. Akira chiba has been awarded the first ever EUREKA grant by the National Institute of H...by applying tension to individual neurons. A collaborative work between Dr. chiba and scientists at the University of Illinois yielded evidence that a mechan...

New lab technique churns out fungus' potential cancer fighter

...lly produce enough rasfonin to really start investigating how it functions, and how we might harness it to fight cancer." In 2000, researchers from chiba University in Japan and the University of Tokyo simultaneously discovered a compound in certain fungi that selectively destroyed cells depending upon ...

New lab technique churns out fungus' potential cancer fighter

...lly produce enough rasfonin to really start investigating how it functions, and how we might harness it to fight cancer." In 2000, researchers from chiba University in Japan and the University of Tokyo simultaneously discovered a compound in certain fungi that selectively destroyed cells depending upon ...
Chiba in Biological Technology

40 Midwest biotech organizations to explore Japanese partnerships

...rs will join a European biomedical delegation to the proteomic and bio-tools clusters in Yokohama, and they will visit the Kazusa Akademia Park in the chiba Prefecture, the most prominent DNA research center in Japan. All mission members will have a company profile printed in a directory of U.S. life sc...

Doyle builds bridges and hopes for deals in Japan

...developments being made in Madisons University Research Park and medical colleges. Later on in the trip, the governors mission will be visiting the chiba Prefecture, a prominent DNA research center in Japan that Doyle said is considered a sister state to Wisconsin. We have a number of initiatives tha...

Doyles Japan trip opens doors and minds for Wisconsin

...ost important parts of the trip was a visit to the chiba Prefecture, which a sister state of Wisconsin and ...it us both, Doyle said. We want to make sure what chiba is doing particularly in the DNA field complemen...Office of Corporate Relations , representatives at chiba showed a great deal of respect for how the univers...

Promega, Japanese lab announce partnership

... signing were Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle as well as Akiko Domoto, governor of chiba Prefecture, home of the Kazusa Institute and Japan's sixth most populous pr...s' sister-state relationship, which has been in place between Wisconsin and chiba since 1990. "For too long a time, the biotechnology industry in Wisconsi...

The Genesis of Gendicine: The Story Behind the First Gene Therapy

... served as director of a research institute at The First Medical University in Guangzhou and as a visiting professor at both the University of chiba in Japan and the University of California. He also conducted research at two US biotech companies. Dr. Peng has devoted more than ten years to ...
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