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St. Jude Scientists Discover a New Mechanism Controlling Neuronal Migration

...o, cell migrations may contribute towards the spread of brain tumors in children. If we can understand how normal neurons migrate, we might be able to dissect the machinery of the migration of brain tumor cells." Other authors of the paper are Niraj Trivedi (St. Jude); and Eve-Ellen Govek and Mary H...

Ochsner 1st in Louisiana to use Robotics in Living-Donor Kidney Transplant for Faster Recovery

...ity. "The high magnification of the robot allows us to better visualize and dissect blood vessels, making an intricate operation even more successful for both ...ocedures. In 2002, Ochsner surgeons began using a laparoscope to dissect living-donor kidneys, reducing incisions and improving donor recovery, and ...

TGen and USC researchers find genetic markers to help fight diabetes

...possibly safeguard against adverse side reactions seen with some members of this drug class,'' she said. Importantly, these findings will enable us to dissect the pharmacogenetics of TZD response, which will expand our understanding of the genetic determinants of insulin resistance and its treatment, provide...

PEAK Surgical Announces First Use of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) in Europe

...perature reduction results in significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared to traditional electrosurgery. The PlasmaBlade is also able to dissect tissue in a completely submerged surgical field, another shortcoming of traditional electrosurgical devices. Preclinical results have demonstrate...

Researchers work to boost effectiveness of the flu vaccine

... says Dr. Mellor, the principal investigator on a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to help dissect IDO's role. "I guess the simplest hope we have is that by manipulating IDO, in this case by blocking it, we can get T cell vaccines to work much bett...

Mayo researchers help discover genetic cause for primary biliary cirrhosis

.... "Although both the HLA region and the IL12 pathway are equally involved with susceptibility to primary biliary cirrhosis, HLA is very complicated to dissect genetically, with multiple pathways," says Dr. Lazaridis. "It will be difficult to modulate with the intention to treat, while IL12 is a single pathwa...

Computer simulation captures immune response to flu

...art of the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Energy. "High-speed, accurate computer simulation tools are urgently needed to dissect the relative importance of each attribute of viral strains in their ability to cause disease, and the contribution of each part of the immune system i...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Fascia Incision Healing Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Gynecologic Surgery

...perature reduction results in significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared to traditional electrosurgery. The PlasmaBlade is also able to dissect tissue in a completely submerged surgical field, another shortcoming of traditional electrosurgical devices. Preclinical results have demonstrate...

Breakthrough model for human cancer may improve development of cancer drugs; study in PNAS

...reast tissue. Introduction of different combinations of oncogenes, such as HER2, KRAS, PI3 kinase and p53, into the tissue enabled the researchers to dissect the contribution of each gene to human tumor formation in the model. The authors also demonstrated the utility of the HIM models for drug efficac...

The brain 'joins the dots' when drawing a cartoon face from memory

... the eye and hand are guided by the retained action plans. Finally their work shows that brain imaging, in combination with eye and hand tracking, can dissect complex visually guided tasks into separate functional stages. This work is an important step towards a full understanding of how sensory informati...
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Mayo Researchers Help Discover Genetic Cause for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

.... "Although both the HLA region and the IL12 pathway are equally involved with susceptibility to primary biliary cirrhosis, HLA is very complicated to dissect genetically, with multiple pathways," says Dr. Lazaridis. "It will be difficult to modulate with the intention to treat, while IL12 is a single pathwa...

PEAK Surgical Announces Completion of First PRECISE Clinical Study, Receipt of Medical Design Excellence Award for PEAK(R) Surgery System and Achievement of Over 1,000 Surgeries Using PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)

...perature reduction results in significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared to traditional electrosurgery. The PlasmaBlade is also able to dissect tissue in a completely submerged surgical field, another shortcoming of traditional electrosurgical devices. Preclinical results have demonstrate...

PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications

...reduction results in significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared to traditional electrosurgical devices. The PlasmaBlade is also able to dissect tissue in a wet or dry surgical field. The pulsed plasma-mediated discharges and electrode insulation techniques were originally developed at ...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) Needle

...esults in reduced heat transfer and half the damage to surrounding tissues compared with traditional electrosurgical devices. The PlasmaBlade also can dissect tissue in a wet or dry surgical field. The pulsed plasma-mediated discharges and electrode insulation techniques were originally developed at the Ha...

Cleveland Clinic Summits to Focus on Cardiovascular Medical Innovation

...lar technologies. The Innovation Summit is an international gathering of health care, business and media leaders and other decision-makers to dissect advances revolutionizing health care and how to accelerate the application of life-saving medical technologies. Also featured will be the Cle...

Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Preclinical Trial Targeting System's Success in Mouse Model Reported in Cancer Cell

...ancer hard but spares normal tissue, and the need for an animal model that allows monitoring of tumor growth and metastasis without having to kill and dissect the animal. They solved the monitoring problem by modifying two lines of pancreatic cancer to stably express firefly luciferace enzyme - the biolumi...
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Reviews of microbial gene language published in special issue of Trends in Microbiology

...ities for biologists to explore gene function in the years ahead. Four of the papers in the special issue look at how Gene Ontology can be used to dissect the complex interactions involved when pathogens invade their hosts and lead to disease. They include descriptions of bacterial effector proteins, vir...

American Society for Microbiology honors Deborah T. Hung

...diseases. Dr. Hung's research focused on the pathogenesis of Vibrio cholerae infection by using chemical genetics and small molecular screening to dissect essential steps in pathogenesis. She published her findingsa new small molecule inhibitor of Vibrio cholerae virulence and intestinal coloniz...

Scientists discover new genetic immune disorder in children

...rector and coauthor Daniel L. Kastner, M.D., Ph.D. "Moreover, the unveiling of this novel autoinflammatory syndrome provides us with a tool to further dissect the role of interleukin-1 in human biology and disease." ...

Pulmonary hypertension in children may result from reduced activity of gene regulator

...ased risk. Dr. Black is principal investigator on two new National Institutes of Health grants and co-investigator on a third with Dr. Fineman to help dissect the dysregulation. In a surgically created animal model of a congenital heart defect that causes too much pulmonary blood flow, they have already ...

Novel technique changes lymph node biopsy, reduces radiation exposure

...e detected using a Geiger counter held to the breast to locate the lymph nodes. Then, the doctors surgically open the breast, follow the blue dye, and dissect the SLN," Wang said. Wang and Xia's technique allows the SLN to be imaged safely without radioactivity or surgery. A piece of tissue can then be ...

Novel technique changes lymph node biopsy, reduces radiaiton exposure

...e detected using a Geiger counter held to the breast to locate the lymph nodes. Then, the doctors surgically open the breast, follow the blue dye, and dissect the SLN," Wang said. Wang and Xia's technique allows the SLN to be imaged safely without radioactivity or surgery. A piece of tissue can then be ...

Methods for studying DNA repair and protein modification are featured in CSH Protocols

...their article, "Assay for Human Rad51-Mediated DNA Displacement Loop Formation." This reconstituted system provides researchers a biochemical means to dissect the mechanisms of the homologous recombination machinery. The protocol is freely accessible on the website for Cold Spring Harbor Protocols ( http:/...

Krumlauf Lab demonstrates modulation of gene expression by protein coding regions

...ns in helping to design tests and interpret data from large-scale analyses of gene regulation." Expanding on this work, their lab will continue to dissect the regulatory networks and integrate the genes that play a role in hindbrain development using evolutionary comparisons, bioinformatics approaches, a...

Patient-derived induced stem cells retain disease traits

...like they do in the disease. This is the first validation of a human disease that we've modeled in a culture dish," he says. They can now begin to dissect what kills the motor neurons and why these cells alone are targeted in the disease. Past studies to understand the effects of the SMA-causing mutatio...

Genes for 9 health indicators

...d lipid levels. Cohorts are followed throughout their lives, gathering lifelong information about their health: these data will help researchers to dissect the complex causes of common disease, whether genetic or environmental. The current study might indicate genetic variants that influence early develop...
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Researchers peer into nanowires to measure dopant properties

...auhon and his group performed the research at Northwestern's Center for Atom Probe Tomography, which uses a Local Electrode Atom ProbeTM microscope to dissect single nanowires and identify their constituents. This instrumentation software allows 3-D images of the nanowire to be generated, so Lauhon could see...

PEAK Surgical Introduces PlasmaBlade(TM) Product Line Extensions for Use in General Surgery

...reduced heat transfer and significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared with traditional electrosurgical devices. The PlasmaBlade also can dissect tissue in a wet or dry surgical field. The pulsed plasma-mediated discharges and electrode insulation techniques were originally developed at the Ha...

PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in General Surgery

...esults in reduced heat transfer and half the damage to surrounding tissues compared with traditional electrosurgical devices. The PlasmaBlade also can dissect tissue in a wet or dry surgical field. The pulsed plasma-mediated discharges and electrode insulation techniques were originally developed at the Ha...

SGI Breakthrough Technology Empowers Genome Center Research Around the World

...urkholderia pseudomallei, a locally important soil pathogen and Eimeria tenella, a local avian protozoan. The project will harness the SGI solution to dissect the organisms' genomes to gain new insights on virulence, antibiotic resistance, host specificity and infectivity. Installed in July, 2007, MGI uses...

Sloning and the Kornberg group at Stanford University starting evaluation project regarding the synthesis of a Statistically Randomized Gene Library

...t gives us again the opportunity to demonstrate the power of our technology”. Dr. Kornberg stated, "this mutant library will allow us to dissect and better understand the transcription mechanism."   About Sloning - www.sloning.com Located in Munich, Germany, ...

Genes as Time Machines

...lve to adapt to the environmental conditions in which an organism lives. Resurrecting these long extinct genes gives us the opportunity to analyze and dissect the ancient surroundings that have been recorded in the gene sequence. The genes essentially behave as dynamic fossils." The researchers chose a gen...

Leadership insights from co-founder of Yesmail

... "Leading IT," a new WTN column by Geoff Bastow , will dissect topics that intersect with the region's information technology community, including: entrepreneurship in IT, insights from the area's leading IT CEO...

Covance spars with animal rights activists

...owing the recent expansion of its facilities in Madison. Amid its preparations for the gambit of committee meetings and public hearings designed to dissect the merits of the plan, Covance has contended with protest groups stirring debate around issues such as animal welfare, possible environmental biohaza...

There's a new dynamic in the stem cell debate

...stem cell patents. "We don't even know what they claim in their patents, but that's the last thing we're concerned about," Cohn said. "We need time to dissect and digest its full impact." The WARF patents already are embroiled in a legal challenge. The Public Patent Foundation , on behalf of the Californ...

Laser Capture Microdissection of muscle fiber populations and expression analysis by RT-PCR

...djustment to a minimal setting enables to actually dissect single muscle fibers. 12. SIFs were diss...nowsky and Rootss acetylcholine esterase stain. To dissect single fibers, it can be advantageous to search fo...ge of a fiber bundle as they prove to be easier to dissect without picking up undesired fiber populations. ...

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