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Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award Recipients Announced

The award recognizes outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of humane animal research in medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) today announces the winners of the 8th annual ...

Foundation for Biomedical Research Announces Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards

Awards recognize reporting that has enhanced public understanding of biomedical research WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it is accepting entries for the ninth annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, ...

Michael E. DeBakey Receives Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) Board Chairman Dr. Michael E. DeBakey was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow, on Wednesday. "The recipients of this medal who have come from the world ...

Pelosi: 'By Literally Fixing Broken Hearts, Dr. DeBakey Has Given Hope and Health to Millions'

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke at the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda this morning honoring renowned heart surgeon Dr. Michael DeBakey. Below are the Speaker's remarks: "Good morning. It is a special honor indeed to join ...

Medical Simulation Corporation Announces Partnership with Methodist DeBakey Heart Center in Houston

DENVER, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) is proud to announce that it is partnering with the Methodist DeBakey Heart Center in Houston to provide simulated education services. MSC's SimSuite(R) will help Methodist cardiologists and surgeons improve patient safety by ...

Arizona Heart Institute Remembers Heart Surgery Pioneer Dr. Michael E. DeBakey

Dr. DeBakey was Mentor and Inspiration to Local Heart Surgeon PHOENIX, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians and staff of Arizona Heart Institute remember Michael E. DeBakey, M.D. who died this past weekend at the age of 99. Dr. DeBakey, world-famous cardiovascular surgeon who performed the ...

American Heart Association Saddened by Death of Surgical Pioneer Michael E. DeBakey

DALLAS, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Volunteers and staff of the American Heart Association extend their sympathy to the family and friends of Michael E. DeBakey, who died yesterday at the age of 99. "Michael DeBakey is a legend in cardiovascular medicine and is personally responsible ...

Pelosi Statement on the Death of Dr. Michael DeBakey

WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on the death of renowned heart surgeon Dr. Michael DeBakey: "In his 70 years of medical practice, Dr. DeBakey had given hope and health to patients and families across the globe by literally ...

Veterans Mourn the Passing of Dr. Michael DeBakey

Peake: Pioneer Improved Health Care for Military, Vets, All Americans WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. James B. Peake joined with national leaders in offering condolences to the family and colleagues of Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, an internationally...

Heart Drug Combos Raise Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding

...py is most commonly prescribed to younger patients reflects the changes in current cardiac care," study author Dr. Neena S. Abraham, of the Michael E. debakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, said in a Digestive Disease Week news release. "The observed magnitude of UGIE [upper gas...
DeBakey in Medical Technology

The Foundation for Biomedical Research Announces Winners of the 7th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards

The award recognizes outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of humane animal research in medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs. WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) today announces the winners of the 7th Annua...

Abbott's Phase III Sub-Group Analysis Shows Investigational TriLipix(TM) in Combination with CRESTOR(R) Improves Key Lipids in Patients with Mixed Dyslipidemia and Type 2 Diabetes

...idelines recommend aggressive treatment of lipids in patients with mixed dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes," said Peter H. Jones, M.D., FACP, Methodist debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, and a lead investigator of the trial. "A comprehensive approach may be necessary to help these patients manage the...

Abbott's Phase III Studies of Investigational TriLipix(TM) (ABT-335), in Combination With Statins, Meets Primary Endpoints on Improving LDL, Triglycerides and HDL

...hem reaching treatment goals, there is a clear need for more data to support combination treatment options," said Christie Ballantyne, M.D., Methodist debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, and investigator in the TriLipix studies. "Data from these two studies show that TriLipix in combination with ator...
DeBakey in Biological News

Using the other guy's toolkit: Similarities of pumping blood, oil examined

... to function with incredible efficiency. Both industries also are crucial to our nation's economy and future. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, the Methodist debakey Heart & Vascular Center and UH, the Pumps & Pipes II conference will stimulate discussion, spark ideas and share new technologies among experts in the...

Simple screening questionnaire for kidney disease outperforms current clinical practice guidelines

... both the development and implementation of strategies to prevent the progression to ESRD," says Dr. Christie M. Ballantyne, director of the Methodist debakey Heart Center and professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Screening is a public health strategy for identifying an unrecogni...

Gene therapy study takes aim at prostate cancer

...logy at BCM. It will be carried out in the department of urology at BCM as well as at Ben Taub General Hospital, The Methodist Hospital and Michael E. debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center. "We are treating patients who are scheduled for a prostatectomy (prostate removal) but who also have a high risk ...
DeBakey in Biological Technology

The Modern DeBakey VAD™ To Be Introduced For the First Time in the U.S. : HeartAssist 5™ Pediatric VAD Features Industry Exclusive Direct Blood Flow Measurement System

The HeartAssist 5™ Pediatric VAD will be introduced for the first time in the U.S. at the 16th annual meeting of the International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps (ISRBP) in Houston on Oct. 2-4. HOUSTON (Business Wire EON) September 30, 2008 -- The Modern DeBakey...

Regado Biosciences Expands Medical Advisory Board

... School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts Neal S. Kleiman, MD , Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, The Methodist debakey Heart Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas and Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University A. Michael Lincoff, ...

Regado Biosciences Establishes Medical Advisory Board

...ool, Harvard University , Boston, Massachusetts Neal S. Kleiman, MD, Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, The Methodist debakey Heart Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas and Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College, Cornell University A. Michael Lincof...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for SIMCOR(R) (Niaspan(R) / simvastatin), a Novel Combination Medicine for Comprehensive Cholesterol Management

...ar need for medicines that both raise good and comprehensively lower the bad components of cholesterol," said Christie Ballantyne, M.D., the Methodist debakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, and lead SIMCOR investigator. "SIMCOR represents an important new option to help patients reach healthy lipid leve...

Vasogen Announces Third Quarter 2007 Results

...rmed ACCLAIM-II steering committee include Guillermo Torre-Amione, MD, PhD, FACC, Medical Director, Heart Transplant Program, Methodist debakey Heart Center at The Methodist Hospital; Robert Bourge, MD, Professor & Director of Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University o...

Foundation for Biomedical Research Board Chairman Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

...earch (FBR) congratulates Congress for today voting to award Dr. Michael E. debakey the highest civilian honor it can bestow, the Congressional Gold Medal. "D...don B. Johnson in 1969. In recognition of his life-saving achievements, Dr. debakey has been honored numerous times with hundreds of awards, including the Pres...
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