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Forsyth Medical Center's Derrick L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center to Take Part in Research Trial for Patients with Fast-Growing Brain Tumors

The Derrick L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center at Forsyth Medical Center is one of the first sites in the country to participate in a national trial of the experimental drug Avastin to treat glioblastoma, a fast-growing tumor of the brain or spinal cord. This third phase of the trial will t...

American Dental Association, The Forsyth Institute Collaborate to Pilot Evidence-Based Dentistry Training Course

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) and The Forsyth Institute announce the offering of an intensive, five-day training course in evidence-based principles and tools, including systematic reviews and application...

CareTech to Provide Web Services to Novant Health's Ten Hospitals, 1,100 Physician Medical Group and Regional Outpatient Centers

...Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews and Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville in the Charlotte area; forsyth Medical Center and Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem; Thomasville Medical Center in Thomasville; Brunswick Community Hospital in Supply; Rowan Re...

Forsyth Medical Center participating in Avastin trial for new glioblastoma patients

... Winston-Salem, N.C. The Derrick L. Davis forsyth Regional Cancer Center at forsyth Medical Center is participating in a national tria...fast-growing tumor of the brain or spinal cord. forsyth Regional Cancer Center (FRCC) is participating in ...

Prince William Health System Completes Merger With Novant Health to Expand Quality Health Care in Northern Virginia

...Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews and Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville in the Charlotte area; forsyth Medical Center and Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem; Thomasville Medical Center in Thomasville, Brunswick Community Hospital in Supply; and Rowa...

UGA grad program expands to prepare teachers to work with secondary students with autism

...f $793,000 in 2007 for four more years. The second grant allowed UGA to offer additional training in ASD to interested teachers in Clarke, Cobb and forsyth county schools. Teachers from other school districts have also participated in one or more of the courses being offered. "Comprehensive public scho...

Dr. Kathleen O'Loughlin Named American Dental Association Executive Director

... on curriculum development in preparation for expansion of the dental school facility and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in preparation for their 2009 Accreditation. She received her dental degree (summa cum laude) from Tufts in 1981 and...

Prince William Health System and Novant Health Agree on Partnership to Expand Quality Healthcare in Northern Virginia

...Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews and Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville in the Charlotte area; forsyth Medical Center and Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem; Thomasville Medical Center in Thomasville; Brunswick Community Hospital in Supply; and Rowa...

American Dental Association Launches Evidence-Based Dentistry Web Site

...stry; Asbjorn Jokstad, University of Toronto , Faculty of Dentistry; Joseph Matthews, University of New Mexico , School of Medicine; Rick Niederman, forsyth Institute; and Robert Weyant, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine . Celebrating its 150th anniversary, the not-for-profit ADA ...

Caregivers not receiving the help they need, study shows

...earcher for the study and a pediatrician at Brenner Children's Hospital of Wake Forest Baptist. The study grew out of discussions among members of forsyth County's Pediatric Community Alliance, a coalition of parents, professionals and organizations committed to improving the quality of care for children...
Forsyth in Biological News

New understanding of regeneration gained by Forsyth scientists

Forsyth Institute research with the flatworm, planaria, offers new clues for understanding restoration of body structures. Researchers at The Forsyth Institute have discovered how the worm's cells communicate to correctly repair and regenerate tissue. Forsyth scientists have found that gap-junctio...

Forsyth scientists suggest linkages between obesity and oral bacterial infection

... A scientific team from The forsyth Institute has discovered new links between certain oral bacteria and obesity. In a recent study, the researchers demonstrated that the salivary bacter...

Scientists uncover evolutionary keys to common birth disorders

... Boston-- The work of forsyth scientist Peter Jezewski, DDS, Ph.D., has revealed that duplication and div...ology January 14, 2009. This research was led by Dr. Peter Jezewski at The forsyth Institute, and was conducted with collaborators at Boston University, Drs. ...

Forsyth scientist receives major grant to support rapid, accurate, affordable test for tuberculosis

... Dr. Antonio Campos-Neto, head of the department of Cytokine Biology at The forsyth Institute, has received a major grant from the internationally renowned Fou...and increased survival rates Philip Stashenko, President and CEO of The forsyth Institute, says, "Dr. Campos-Neto's research offers a tremendous opportunit...

Forsyth scientists trigger cancer-like response from embryonic stem cells

... Boston--Scientists from The forsyth Institute, working with collaborators at Tufts and... be used to modulate cell behavior. The team of forsyth Institute scientists, led by Michael Levin, Ph.D., Director of the forsyth Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology,...

Flatworm helps researchers study stem cells and cancer

...nt and disease. In a new study published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), dmm.biologists.org , researchers at the University of Utah and the forsyth Institute at Harvard report that planaria contain a gene highly similar to the human gene PTEN, one of the most frequently mutated genes in human canc...

Scientists launch first comprehensive database of human oral microbiome

...www.homd.org and is overseen by scientists at The forsyth Institute in Boston and Kings College London in En...D., a leader of the project and a scientist at The forsyth Institute, HOMD also introduces the first comprehe...testine, said Dr. Bruce Paster, Ph.D., also at The forsyth Institute and another project scientist. Since or...

Scientists launch human oral microbiome database

... Boston -- Scientists from The forsyth Institute and Kings College, London have released a new tool for the resear...he research team that developed the Human Oral Microbiome Database includes forsyth scientists Drs. Floyd Dewhirst, Tsute Chen, Jacques Izard, Anne Tanner, Bru...

Scientists re-grow dental enamel from cultured cells

...T3-J2 cells used in the current study were gifted by Dr. Green). The cell-scaffold approach is based on tissue-engineering technology developed at the forsyth Institute (MA) and was applied by one of the Tokyo researchers to produce enamel-like tissues in 2002. Now that dental epithelial cells can be propaga...

First human study confirms that immune cells can be a primary cause of bone loss in gum disease

... Researchers at The forsyth Institute have confirmed in human gingival tissue that immune cells play a ... time that this has been confirmed in human tissue samples. With this work, forsyth scientists and colleagues hope to determine methods for intervening and hal...
Forsyth in Biological Technology

Ten Latin American Scientists Named 2008 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

... Host Laboratory Mariano Andres Belluscio, Ph.D., Argentina Rutgers University Katia Carneiro de Paula, Ph.D., Brazil forsyth Institute/Harvard School of Dental Medicine Mauro Javier Cortez Veliz, Ph.D., Brazil Yale Un...
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