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Association found between Parkinson's disease and pesticide exposure in French farm workers

...ssociation. Led by Alexis Elbaz M.D., Ph.D., of Inserm, the national French institute for health research in Paris, and University Pierre et Marie curie (UPMC, Paris 6), the study involved individuals affiliated with the French health insurance organization for agricultural workers who were frequently ...

Writing Disorder May Be Common Among Kids

...ities . SOURCES: Slavica K. Katusic, M.D., epidemiologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.; Michael Siegal, professor and Marie curie chair in psychology, University of Trieste, Italy; Karen R. Harris, Ed.D., professor, special education and literacy, Vanderbilt University, Nashvill...

New book chronicles the journeys of women physicians and scientists to fighting cancer

...to activate the body's immune system against osteosarcoma and was named the first woman division head at M. D. Anderson in 2001. Inspired by Marie curie and the untimely death of a childhood friend in Hiroshima from acute granulocytic leukemia, Ritsuko Komaki, M.D., Professor of Radiation Oncology, has...

New Book Chronicles the Journeys of Women Physicians and Scientists to the Front Lines of Fighting Cancer

...ctivate the body's immune system against osteosarcoma and was named the first woman division head at M. D. Anderson in 2001. Inspired by Marie curie and the untimely death of a childhood friend in Hiroshima from acute granulocytic leukemia, Ritsuko Komaki, M.D., Professor of Radiation Oncology, has...

Science as a pioneer

...searchers from the universities of Gieen and Marburg as well as the Lomonosov University in Moscow, has been studying enzymes since 2006. With a Marie curie research training network funded under the 6th Framework Programme, the Research Training Group already has access to more European funding and locati...

New genomic markers associated with risk of heart disease and early heart attack

...ntion, something that needs to be tested in future studies." Other studies reported in the journal included one from the Universite Pierre et Marie curie in Paris which newly identified a new gene cluster (of three genes) as a possible susceptibility site for coronary artery disease. This study, unlike ...

ICTPH Partners With University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing to Enhance Rural Health

...ng Ms Artika Rangan Associate Director of Communications Uni. of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Claire M. Fagin Hall, Room 452 418 curie Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217 Email: artika@nursing.upenn.edu ...

The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy, Scientists Mina J. Bissell and Susan Band Horwitz, and Philanthropist Jon M. Huntsman to Receive American Cancer Society Highest Honor for Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Fight

...f the American Society of Cell Biology and the International Society of Differentiation. She has received honorary doctorates from Pierre & Marie curie University in Paris and the University of Copenhagen . Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D., will be awarded the Society's Medal of Honor for Clinical ...

Scientists honored for contributions to cancer fight

...nt of the American Society of Cell Biology and the International Society of Differentiation. She has received honorary doctorates from Pierre & Marie curie University in Paris and the University of Copenhagen. Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D., will be awarded the Society's Medal of Honor for Clinical Research...

Brain Scans Detect Alzheimer's Disease Quickly

...raging, said study author Olivier Colliot, a researcher from the Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging Laboratory at the Universite Pierre et Marie curie in Paris. Currently, the procedure required to diagnose the disease is "time-consuming and requires specific expertise," explained Colliot. "As a r...
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Raptor Pharmaceuticals to Collaborate with Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d'Angers for Phase II Clinical Trial in Huntington's Disease

...monstrated a potential mechanism for cysteamine in an in vivo preclinical Huntington's model that showed increased brain and blood levels of BDNF. The curie Institute will participate in the clinical trial by determining the BDNF levels in the patients. About Huntington's Disease Huntington's is a rare...

Osteoarthritis: Which Treatments Work and Which Don't?

... an individual patient," says Dr. Francis Berenbaum, president elect of OARSI and a faculty member in the Department of Rheumatology at Pierre & Marie curie University, APHP Saint-Antoine Hospital in Paris. Nearly all of the previous guidelines were created before the recent discussion about the potentia...

Preclinical Update - Debio-0512 Therapeutic Vaccine for the Treatment of Chronic and Acute Inflammatory Conditions

...dependent inflammatory pathologies including rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease," said Professor Daniel Zagury of the University Pierre et Marie curie (Paris) and co-author of the report. "Debiopharm's plan is for IND enabling clinical studies to be ready by the end of this year. We believe that acti...
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Réseau Sentinelles

...ofessor Alain-Jacques Valleron, is regulated under the auspices of the mixed research unit U707 of Inserm and University of Paris VI: Pierre et Marie curie . Contents 1 Continuous surveillance of 14 health indicators 2 Scientific research 3 Field epidemiology 4 ...
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Poison: It's what's for dinner

...tdoctoral fellow in biology at the University of Utah, and Elodie Magnanou, who held the same position until March 2008 and now is at Pierre and Marie curie University in France. The study was funded by the National Science Foundation. 'A Tale of Two Poisons' Human plant consumption is healthy...

MIT: How you feel the world impacts how you see it

...r, the only one of its kind in the world, was developed by Qi Wang of Georgia Institute of Technology and Vincent Hayward of Universit Pierre et Marie curie in France. To test the effect of visual motion on the subjects' perception of touch, the monitor displayed a pattern of horizontal stripes moving u...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

...tdoctoral fellow in biology at the University of Utah, and Elodie Magnanou, who held the same position until March 2008 and now is at Pierre and Marie curie University in France. The study was funded by the National Science Foundation. 'A Tale of Two Poisons' Human plant consumption is healthy...

Earlier global warming produced a whole new form of life

... Researchers from McGill University, along with colleagues from the California Institute of Technology, the curie Institute in Paris, Princeton University and other institutions, have unearthed crystalline magnetic fossils of a previously unknown species of microo...

Cold water corals conference to be held in Woods Hole

...itats are in the North Atlantic," he said, "but they have never been studied and compared across the ocean basin." Dr. Roberts is supported by a Marie curie grant from the European Commission. TRACES is needed now for many reasons, according to Dr. Roberts. Research during the past decade has shown that...

Origin of cells for connective tissues of skull and face challenged

...h to humans. Weston and co-authors from the Max Planck Institute of Immunology in Germany and the French National Scientific Research Centre at the curie Institute document their potentially textbook-changing case in an article appearing online this week (May 19-23) ahead of regular publication in the P...

Key found to moonlight romance

...gment mechanisms which predate the evolution of eyes. In a new paper published in the international journal Science today, the team, headed by Marie curie Scholar Dr Oren Levy of CoECRS and the University of Queensland, reports its discovery that the Cry2 gene, stimulated by the faint blue light of the f...

2 French scientists win European award for communication

...dging the gap between science and society. Based on the projects achievements, similar initiatives are underway at the Cochin, Cordeliers, Pasteur and curie Institutes with others joining in the near future. Saib recently collaborated with FRANCE 5 as scientific author on a film project on the merging ...

Puzzling plankton yield secrets to role in evolution/global photosynthesis

...eanography, University of California, San Diego; and the Pierre & Marie curie University, were published this week in the Proceedings of the National Aca...on," said collaborator and co-author Hervé Moreau of the Pierre & Marie curie University Oceanic Observatory in Banyuls-sur-mer, France. "This active ab...

Scientists discover new life forms in the Arctic Ocean

..." The other members of the team responsible for this discovery are Fabrice Not, Khadidja Romari, and Daniel Vaulot from Université Pierre et Marie curie (France); Klaus Valentin, Kerstin Töbe, and Linda Medlin from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (Germany); and Ramon Massana ...
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Hospital named for Madame Curie installs TomoTherapy system

Madison, Wis . - While much of TomoTherapy's focus has been on sales in India, it recently registered its first sale in France, and the sale is to a hospital that bears the name of European scientific royalty. The Madison-based medical imaging and device manufacturer has sold its Hi-Art syst...

QIAGEN and Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute Partner to Establish First Large-Scale Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Kolkata

...anjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) was established by Prof. Subodh Mitra, a gynecological oncologist and inaugurated by Noble Laureate Madam Irene curie on 12th January, 1950. It is an autonomous Institution under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and jointly financed b...

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Licenses MetaCore from GeneGo for Cancer Research and Diagnostics

...l Biotechnology Knowledge Centre in Turku. The research is funded by the European Commission and the Academy of Finland. VTT accommodates two EU Marie curie Centre of Excellence teams and coordinates the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence for translational genome-wide biology. Further information on V...

Nikon Instruments Opens New Imaging Center at Northwestern University

...ersity of California, San Francisco. Globally, the exclusive list of top imaging centers that house a Nikon Center include Oxford University, England; curie Institute, France; Heidelberg University, Germany; Singapore Bioimaging Consortium; and Hokkaido University, Japan. About Nikon Instruments Inc. N...

Solving the Z ring's mysteries may lead to new antibiotics

...s Wirtz, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering. Dajkovic is now a researcher at Institut curie in Paris. Wirtz, who also is associate director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology, noted that most antibiotics target the abilit...

Entrepreneurs and Business Plans

...eatest example of time-critical events was the discovery of radium by Marie curie in France in 1898. Madame curie registered her discovery exactly one day before another group who also disc...

TomoTherapy raises $223 million in IPO

...largest number of TomoTherapy shares prior to the IPO. Related articles TomoTherapy revises IPO money target Hospital named for Madame curie installs TomoTherapy system Tom Still: Wisconsin IPOs are a harbinger of growing tech economy TomoTherapy files registration statement for...
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Golgi apparatus

...t eukaryotic cells, but tends to be more ... In the Golgi Apparatus , carbohydrates are attached and removed from these ... Bookshelf " Madame curie Bioscience Database " Cell Biology " The Golgi Apparatus ... Nature must be amused at our attempts to understand the Golgi apparatus . ... T...
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