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MDS Nordion Opens New Radiopharmaceutical Production Facility in Belgium

...se it allows early detection of tumours, as well as assessment of therapeutic strategies," said Professor Roland Hustinx, Nuclear Medicine Department, chu - Universite de Liege. "In particular, MDS Nordion's new facility will provide another source of supply of Glucotrace to existing and new medical faci...

Swine Flu Infections Now Top 140 in U.S.

...e to be mild, federal health officials said Thursday. The swine flu outbreak has even touched the White House -- an aide to Energy Secretary Steven chu apparently got sick while helping arrange President Barack Obama's recent trip to Mexico. The aide did not fly on Air Force One, however, and never po...

Swine Flu Infections Near 110 in U.S.

...e to be mild, federal health officials said Thursday. The swine flu outbreak has even touched the White House -- an aide to Energy Secretary Steven chu apparently got sick while helping arrange President Barack Obama's recent trip to Mexico. The aide did not fly on Air Force One, however, and never po...

Nausea Drug Shows Promise Against Opioid Addiction

...pervision. "What we need is a magic bullet, something that treats the symptoms of withdrawal, does not lead to addiction and can be taken at home," chu added. The Stanford team plans to continue testing the effectiveness of ondansetron in treating opioid addiction and to conduct a clinical study to...

Obesity During Pregnancy Carries Bigger Price Tag

...sity during pregnancy is associated with more use of health-care services," chu said. "Even if there is a small increase, it is going to have substantial f...ed to more Caesarean deliveries among obese women than normal-weight women, chu said. In addition, obese women required more prenatal tests, more ultras...

From diabetes to roller coasters, student research recognized at UH contest

...in mechanical engineering. Rajit Chaudhury, whose TcSUH project leaders are UH Professor of Physics and T.L.L. Temple Chair of Science Paul C. W. chu and Research Professor of Physics Bernd Lorenz, said that his winning presentation focuses on the magnetioelectric (or multiferroic) properties of bul...

Pelosi, Democrats Host Health Care Forum This Morning

... Benjamin Chu, MD, MPH, MACP, is regional President of Kaiser Permanente Southern California in February 2005. Before he joined Kaiser Permanente, Dr. chu served for as president of New York City's Health and Hospitals Corporation, and possesses extensive health care experience as a clinician, administra...

VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapy Produced Significant Complete Remission Rates Pre- and Post-Transplantation in IFM Phase III Front-Line Multiple Myeloma Trial

...cD) to vincristine, adriamycin and dexamethasone (VAD). This study was conducted by the Intergroupe Francophone du Myelome (IFM) cooperative group and chu Nantes and selected for an oral presentation at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 49th Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga., December 8-11, 2007. (...

University Hospital of Bordeaux Officially Opens New Electrophysiology Lab

...this disease which affects millions of people worldwide. The new EP lab was unveiled today in a ceremony at which Alain Heriaud, General Director of chu of Bordeaux, Bevil Hogg, CEO of Stereotaxis and Alain Juppe, Mayor of Bordeaux and president of the board of directors of CHU of Bordeaux, presided. ...

Daily Calcium Does Protect Bone

...of immediate practical importance for the daily management of osteoporosis," Dr. Jean-Yves Reginster, of the Bone and Cartilage Metabolism Unit of the chu Centre Ville, in Liege, Belgium, wrote in an accompanying editorial. The findings pave "the way for future research aiming at the best clinical, ph...

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Chu in Medical Technology

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Patrice P. Rioux as Chief Medical Officer

...itaire d'Angers ("CHU d'Angers") of France to evaluate DR Cysteamine in a two-year, multi-center Phase II clinical trial in Huntington's, sponsored by chu d'Angers and supported by a grant from the Programme Hospitalier de Recherche Clinique - National, a program under the French Ministry of Health. Ini...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals to Collaborate with Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d'Angers for Phase II Clinical Trial in Huntington's Disease

...tients with Huntington's Disease ("Huntington's"). chu d'Angers has received a grant from the Programme H...on, stated, "We look forward to collaborating with chu d'Angers to evaluate DR Cysteamine in patients wit...on work with DR Cysteamine in conjunction with the chu d'Angers studies in Huntington's fits our strategi...

American Heart Journals Publishes Results From ERATO Trial Showing Dronedarone (Multaq(R)) Improves Ventricular Rate Control in Patients With Permanent Atrial Fibrillation

...ignificant improvements in both symptom control and clinical outcomes," explained principal investigator Jean-Marc Davy of Departement de Cardiologie, chu Montpellier, France. AF is the most frequent cardiac rhythm disorder and can be classified into three types: paroxysmal (self-limiting), persistent ...

Vaxiion Researchers Discover Novel Vaccine Delivery System in Collaboration with San Diego State University

...nt vaccine against Salmonella, Shigella and E. coli for use in human clinical trials," Sabbadini said. Other co-authors of the study include Yen-Lin chu of SDSU; Neil L. Berkley, co-founder of Vaxiion Therapeutics Inc. who received both M.S. and MBA degrees at SDSU; and Maria Salvato and Juan C. Zapata...
Chu in Biological News

Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research

... Washington, D.C. U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven chu announced today that more than $327 million in new funding from the America...f Smart Grid; and $75,000 for fusion energy research. In March Secretary chu announced $1.2 billion in DOE Office of Science Recovery Act projects. In ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... WASHINGTON, DC U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven chu announced today that Energy Department-funded researchers have won 46 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding t...

The coming of biofuels: Study shows reducing gasoline emissions will benefit human health

... President Barack Obama and Energy Secretary Steve chu are consistent in their message that when it comes to transportation fuels, carbon-neutral biofuels as an alternative to gasoline are coming. While th...

Vanderbilt engineers play key role in new DOE energy frontier research center

...ere is an urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions," said Secretary of Energy Steven chu when announcing the program. "Meeting this challenge will require significant scientific advances. These centers will mobilize the enormous talents an...

Carnegie Mellon researchers apply new statistical test

... PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon University's Cliff I. Davidson, Joseph B. Kadane and Nanjun chu have found that polluted air in the highly populated East End areas of Pittsburgh are more affected by major sources to the city's southeast than prev...

Scientists shed light on evolution of gene regulation

...ings could help others to develop drugs to treat people who suffer from sickle-cell anemia and other blood disorders," said Ross Hardison, the T. Ming chu Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the team's leader. The results will be published on 1 December 2008 in the journal Genome Resear...

Proteins in sperm unlock understanding of male infertility says new study

...rtile and ultimately to help couples have a baby," chu said. "The ultimate goal is that a doctor could be... sperm, its mobility and its ability to fertilize, chu argues that a wider array of sensitive tests incl...ific proteins that correlate with infertility. chu argues that further large-scale clinical studies a...

Majority of osteoporosis patients not receiving calcium and vitamin D with treatment

...lementation may be due to differences in cultures, national health policies or local disease awareness initiatives" said Doctor Patrice Fardellone, of chu Amiens Hospital in France. "Whilst this research has shown some positive results, there is still room for improvement. It is vital that clinicians co...

LSUHSC research reports new method to protect brain cells from diseases like Alzheimer's

... New research led by chu Chen, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, provides evidence that one of the only naturally occurring ...

Going live with click chemistry

...of Berkeley Labs Molecular Foundry, a faculty scientist with Berkeley Labs Materials Sciences and Physical Biosciences Divisions, the T.Z. and Irmgard chu Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and a professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley. She is also an investigator with the Howard Hughe...
Chu in Biological Technology

Microbia, Inc. Names Alex Chu as Vice President of Process Development

Microbia, Inc. (formerly Microbia Precision Engineering), an emerging leader in the production of sustainable, specialty ingredients and biomaterials from fermentation technology, announced that Alex Chu has joined the company as vice president of process development. Alex is the former vice pre...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...gton, DC In a major effort to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven chu announced the delivery of $377 million in funding for 46 new multi-million-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) located at universities, na...

Assembling cells into artificial 3-D microtissues, including a tiny gland

... which introduces a whole new level of cellular behavior which you would never see in 2-D environments." Gartner and Bertozzi, the T.Z. and Irmgard chu Distinguished Professor at UC Berkeley and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, report on their assembly of three-dimensional microtissues ...

Glowing zebrafish help researchers track role of sugars in the cell

...ard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, a faculty affiliate of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) and the T.Z. and Irmgard chu Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at UC Berkeley. "We have genes in our body coding for proteins, but proteins get modified in lots of different...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces the Appointment of New Vice President of Marketing and Two Senior Promotions

...d Retail Sales respectively. The company also announces that Mr. Yat Ming chu has resigned as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, together with th...ed, "On behalf of the board, I want to express our sincere gratitude to Mr. chu for his contribution and dedication, which spans over ten years at Simcere,...

Twenty-One Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Attorneys Named 2008 'Illinois Super Lawyers'

...C. Berenzweig Jerome Gilson Raymond W. Green James P. Naughton Intellectual Property Litigation Meredith Martin Addy Glen P. Belvis Michael P. chu Timothy Q. Delaney Thomas J. Filarski David S. Fleming William H. Frankel Ralph J. Gabric Jeffery A. Handelman Jerold A. Jacover Richard A. Ka...
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