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Jocelyn Frederick Joins Tsoi/Kobus & Associates as Principal

Healthcare Planning and Design Expert Will Lead Firm's National Healthcare Practice CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsoi/Kobus & Associates (TK&A) is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Frederick, AIA, ACHA, OAA, LEED AP has joined the firm as a Principal. In her new role, Fre...

Cardica Names Frederick Bauer Vice President of Operations

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced the appointment of Frederick Bauer to the position of vice president, operations. Mr. Bauer brings more than 30 years of national and international operations and manufacturing experience to ...

Leventhal Weight Loss Incorporated President Mark Leventhal to Address Frederick County Bar

Topic Will Address Executive Weight Loss Coaching For Attorneys WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Leventhal Weight Loss Incorporated -- http://www.leventhalweightloss.com -- the first in the nation executive weight loss coaching service for attorneys by an attorney, today announced tha...

Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease

...n as dermatomyositis, which weakens the muscles and causes distinctive rashes, instead of the form called polymyositis that does not have a rash," Dr. frederick W. Miller, chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, said in a news release. "Altho...

Sun exposure may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

... as dermatomyositis, which weakens the muscles and causes distinctive rashes, instead of the form called polymyositis that does not have a rash," said frederick W. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, Program of Clinical Research, at NIEHS. "Although we have not shown a direct ca...

Bone from blood: Circulating cells form bone outside the normal skeleton, Penn study finds

...explanation for how bone-forming cells could seed sites of injury and inflammation that subsequently develop ossifications outside the skeleton," says frederick S. Kaplan, MD, Isaac & Rose Nassau Professor of Orthopedic Molecular Medicine and Director of the Center for FOP & Related Disorders at Penn. "Dr. Pig...

Veteran Attorney Steven Mones Joins Freibott Law Firm in Wilmington

... "Steve is a highly experienced attorney with deep roots in the Delaware community, so he is an ideal associate to join our firm," said frederick Freibott , founding partner of The Freibott Law Firm. "I look forward to working alongside Steve as his association with our firm will allow us ...

Chinese Drywall Litigation & Insurance Conference July 28 in San Francisco

...nts, and anticipated Daubert disputes. Speakers include: Kali Bracey of Jenner & Block; Russ Herman of Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar; frederick Longer of Levin, Fishbein, Sedran & Berman; Barbara Manis, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Building Health Sciences, a division of The NMAS Group; John...

Promising medical trainees receive funding to pursue research in hematology

... ASH Trainee Research Award recipients are: Manish Aggarwal, BS, University of Iowa College of Medicine Karen Autio, MD, University of Virginia frederick Bartholomew, Duke University Medical Center Ilan Bernstein, MD, Keck School at University of Southern California Noah Birch, BS, Loyola University C...

News from Cancer

...lignancies. Article: "The Search for Meaning --- Symptoms & TVS Screening." Edward J. Pavlik, Brook A. Saunders, Stacey Doran, Katherine W. McHugh, frederick R. Ueland, Christopher P. DeSimone, Paul D. DePriest, Rachel A. Ware, Richard J. Kryscio, and John R. van Nagell, Jr. CANCER ; Published Online: July...
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FDA Announces Results of Investigation Into Illegal Promotion of OxyContin by The Purdue Frederick Company, Inc.

Company Misrepresented Prescription Pain Reliever to Health Care Professionals ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10, 2007-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) announced today that The Purdue Frederick Company, Inc. has agreed to pay more than $700 million...

VA Studies Advanced Prosthetic Arm

...o residual nerves and muscles in the upper body and respond to movement impulses from the brain, shoulder joysticks or other conventional inputs. frederick Downs Jr., director of VA's Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service who lost his left arm during combat in Vietnam, said he was "brought to tears" recentl...

ImQuest BioSciences Receives Phase I SBIR Grant to Develop a Novel Hepatitis C Virus Therapeutic Agent

...to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Arisyn Therapeutics Inc. is a privately held virtual biotechnology company headquartered in frederick Maryland with a mission of identifying novel first in class inhibitors for infectious diseases and cancer based on their transcription targeted therap...

Implantable Defibrillators Lower Risk of Death in Older Heart Patients

...ave limited data on ICD use among octogenarians," Chan said. Co-authors are Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, M.D., M.P.H.; John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H.; frederick A. Masoudi, M.D., M.S.P.H; Cheryl Bartone, B.S., M.P.H.; Dean J. Kereiakes, M.D.; and Theodore Chow, M.D. Individual author disclosures can be found o...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Muscarinic Agonist NGX267 Meets Primary Endpoint in a Phase II Clinical Trial in Patients with Xerostomia

... complaints. "The preliminary data look very impressive and offer new hope to patients with Sjogren's syndrome," said principal investigator frederick B. Vivino, M.D., Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylva...

New Studies Confirm Safety, Effectiveness of Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technology for Chronic Sinusitis

...ble to accomplish that goal with our current approach in a true minimally invasive way, and give our patients the relief they have been seeking," said frederick A. Kuhn, M.D. of the Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute in Savannah, and lead author of the one-year outcomes study. "These multi-year data continue ...

Genomic Health Announces Data Supporting Use of Oncotype DX(R) to Accurately Assess HER2 Gene Expression in Breast Cancer Patients

... preanalytic process may lead to differences in results and interpretation, and, consequently, to potentially inappropriate treatment decisions," said frederick L. Baehner, M.D., Senior Pathologist at Genomic Health and lead author of both studies. "Oncotype DX's RT-PCR technology for HER2 gene expression empl...

BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals Observes Evidence of a Survival Increase in Lung Cancer Patients Participating in Tavocept(TM) Clinical Trial

...oxicity and nausea/vomiting was also observed in the Tavocept group. "The observations from the U.S. Tavocept Trial are extremely encouraging," said frederick H. Hausheer, M.D., chairman & chief executive officer of BioNumerik. "The increase in patient survival with Tavocept compares favorably to observation...

BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals and ASKA Pharmaceutical Co. Announce Results from Phase III Clinical Trial of Tavocept(TM)

...ung cancer, the median survival time was increased by approximately 138 days for patients receiving Tavocept as compared to those receiving placebo. frederick H. Hausheer, M.D., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of BioNumerik, and Chairman of KI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. stated: "We are encouraged by the observ...

BioNumerik Commences Global Phase III Ovarian Cancer Trial on Novel Anticancer Drug Candidate Known as Karenitecin(R)

...ed tissue penetration, drug delivery and bioavailability compared to existing water soluble camptothecins. In commenting on these developments, frederick H. Hausheer, M.D., BioNumerik's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer stated: "There is a large unmet need for 2nd and 3rd -line therapies that can preve...
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Pinhead-size worms + robot = new antibiotics

...nlists pinhead-sized worms in efforts to discover badly needed new antibiotics. Their study appeared in ACS Chemical Biology , a monthly journal. frederick Ausubel and colleagues note in the new study that existing methods for identifying germ-fighting drugs involve adding the potential drug to cultures o...

NYU Langone Medical Center awarded NIH grants totaling $1,560,000

...ple the microbiomes of healthy volunteers and volunteers with specific diseases over the next year. As part of that funding, Martin J. Blaser, MD, the frederick H. King Professor of Internal Medicine, chair of the Department of Medicine, and professor of microbiology, will receive support for his study titled ...

UNH researcher receives presidential environmental award

... DURHAM, N.H. University of New Hampshire professor frederick Short was co-recipient of the prestigious Coastal America Partnership Award the only environmental award of its kind given by the U.S. president for...

Aluminum-oxide nanopore beats other materials for DNA analysis

...s can produce less noise as a molecule travels through the nanopore," said Bashir, who is also affiliated with the university's Beckman Institute, the frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, and the Institute for Genomic Biology. "Ultimately, we'd like to make our membranes as thin as biological membran...

New edition available for essential virology reference

...lifornia, San Diego School of Medicine, who coedited the book with Richard Whitley of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and frederick Hayden of the University of Virginia Health System. Clinical Virology is divided into two major sections. The first addresses infections and sy...

Healthy food availability could depend on where you live -- so does the quality of your diet

...en by Manuel Franco, Ana V. Diez-Roux, Jennifer A. Nettleton, Mariana Lazo, frederick L. Brancati, Benjamin Caballero, Thomas A. Glass and Latetia V Moore. "N... Manuel Franco, Ana V. Diez Roux, Thomas A. Glass, Benjamin Caballero and frederick L. Brancati. ...

March of Dimes provides $2.7 million in new funding for preterm birth research

...rah McColl Money, BSc, MD, FRCSC, associate professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; James frederick Padbury, MD, professor and vice chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Brown University, Providence, RI; Kristina M. Adams Waldorf, MD, assist...

New polymer coatings prevent corrosion, even when scratched

...apsule system that can be added to virtually any liquid coating material," said Braun, who also is affiliated with the university's Beckman Institute, frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, department of chemistry, and Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory. When the coating is scratched, some of the cap...

Soil Science Society of America presents awards in Houston

...5-9 in Houston, TX. Bruno Basso, University of Basilicata -- Lloyd R. frederick Soil Teaching Travel Study Award. Bruno Basso is an Associate Professor in ... recipient of the SSSA L.R. Ahuja Ag Systems Modeling Award. The Lloyd R. frederick Soil Teaching Travel Award is designed to assist top soil science instructo...

Why binge drinking is bad for your bones

...nd Experimental Research . He is an assistant professor in Stritch's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. Callaci's co-authors are frederick Wezeman, PhD, professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation and Ryan Himes, a research assistant in the Burn and Shock Trauma ...
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Novavax Announces Appointment of Frederick W. Driscoll as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ) announced today the appointment of Frederick W. Driscoll as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and treasurer. Mr. Driscoll will report to Dr. Rahul Singhvi, Novavax's President and Chief Executive Officer. ...

BNBI Employees Donate 1,000 Backpacks to Frederick County School Children

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees of the Battelle National Biodefense Institute, LLC raised enough money to purchase 1,000 backpacks for the Frederick County School Board's Community Agency School Services. "Having the required school supplies is a very basic need ...

Revised: Othera Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Frederick R. Rickles Chief Scientific Officer

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Othera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceuticals company focused on novel, patient-administered products for ophthalmology, oncology, and inflammatory disease, has announced the appointment of Frederick R. Rickles, MD, FACP, as Chief Scientific Offic...

Evidence of macroscopic quantum tunneling detected in nanowires

...g of states that allows the tunneling of the phase slip to be observed, the researchers say. Goldbart, who is also a researcher at the university's frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, describes a quantum phase slip as a phenomenon that allows the spatially extended structure of superconductivity ...

TED Conferences Announces 25 TED Fellows for TEDGlobal in Oxford

...w researching living architecture Nassim Assefi, MD (US/Iran/Turkey/Afghanistan) -- Physician; novelist; global women's health specialist frederick Balagadde, PhD (Uganda/USA) -- Research scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; co-inventor of the microchemostat, a medical diagnostic ch...

PDL BioPharma Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...lders of record on such date as to be determined by the Board of Directors at its June 2009 meeting. Recent Developments -- Elected frederick Frank and Jody Lindell to the Company's Board of Directors in March 2009 and subsequently designated Mr. Frank as Lead Director. --...

Amgen Announces Voting Results Of Annual Meeting Of Stockholders

...presented at the meeting. The director nominees: David Baltimore, Frank J. Biondi, Jr., Francois de Carbonnel, Jerry D. Choate, Vance D. Coffman, frederick W. Gluck, Frank C. Herringer, Gilbert S. Omenn, Judith C. Pelham, J. Paul Reason, Leonard D. Schaeffer and Kevin W. Sharer were each reelected to Amge...

Resonant Medical Expands Sales Organization with Appointment of Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

...of Oncology Marketing for GE Medical Systems. Stephen is a member of The New York Academy of Sciences and holds degrees from La Salle University and frederick Taylor University . "Stephen's experience in the radiation oncology market and proven track record of success will be a great asset to Resonant...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - VA Research to Restore Veterans' Abilities

...he two-year effort, Selzer says, "The arm will have been optimized to the point where it can be manufactured and made available to our Veterans." frederick Downs Jr., director of VA's Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service who lost his left arm during combat in Vietnam, says he was "brought to tears" recentl...

Rick Fraunfelder, M.D. of the Casey Vision Correction Center in Portland, Oregon, Joins Elite Group of Surgeons Listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

...rgery in the United States are listed. Refractive eye surgeons, such as Dr. frederick Fraunfelder, are screened based on their experience, research, publications...(PRWEB) February 26, 2009 -- Trusted LASIK Surgeons announced today that frederick Fraunfelder, M.D. has joined the Trusted LASIK Eye Surgeons Directory , a...
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Diabetes mellitus

...nce insulin. The endocrine role of the pancreas in metabolism, and indeed the existence of insulin, was not fully clarified until 1921 , when Sir frederick Grant Banting and Charles Herbert Best repeated the work of Von Mering and Minkowski but went a step further and managed to show that they could re...

Gene

...ocations on the chromosome. With this knowledge, Morgan and his students began the first chromosomal map of the fruit fly Drosophila . In 1928 , frederick Griffith showed that genes could be transferred. In what is now known as Griffith's experiment , injections into a mouse of a deadly strain of a ba...

Genetics

...sis starts. 1913 Gene maps show chromosomes containing linear arranged genes 1927 Physical changes in genes are called mutations 1928 frederick Griffith discovers a hereditary molecule that is transmissible between bacteria (see Griffiths experiment ) 1931 Crossing over is the cause of...

Insulin

...ulin is credited to a team at the University of Toronto . In October 1920 frederick Banting was reading one of Minkowski's papers and concluded that it was th...-called primary structure , was determined by British molecular biologist frederick Sanger . It was the first protein the structure of which was completely det...

Molecular biology

...rancis Crick Rosalind Franklin Max Perutz James D. Watson Francois Jacob Christiane Nsslein-Volhard Susumu Tonegawa frederick Sanger See also List of molecular biology topics Genome Proteome Important publications in molecular biology In fic...

Nutrition

...trition is rather new. History and recent developments This new science has rapidly expanded. Vitamins were first written about in 1912, by Sir frederick Gowland Hopkins, who was knighted and received the Nobel Prize in 1929 for his achievements. In the 20th century, after clarification of the nature ...

Oswald Avery

...stored in cells in protein molecules. (Before McCarty he had worked on this topic with Collin Macleod .) This was the continuation of work by frederick Griffith in 1928 . Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase continued this work in 1952 with the Hershey-Chase experiment . These experiments paved t...

Phage

...0 nm . The vast majority of phages (95%) have a tail to let them inject their genetic material into the host. Phages were discovered independently by frederick Twort in 1915 and by Flix d’Herelle in 1917. d'Herelle continued his research and development in Stalin 's Soviet Union . Phages infect on...

Sequencing

... is determining the nucleotides of a DNA or RNA strand. Currently, all sequencing is performed using the chain termination method , created by frederick Sanger . This technique can only be used to identify fairly short sequences at a time (around 300-1000 base pairs on ABI machine), and therefore strat...

Vitamin

...In 1905 , William Fletcher discovered that eating unpolished rice instead of polished helped prevent the disease beriberi . The following year, frederick Hopkins postulated that foods contained "accessory factors"—in addition to proteins , carbohydrates , fats , etc.—that were necessary ...
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Nuclein

...trometry, Mathematics, Matter, States of, ... Nuclein was one of the first organic compounds to have been discovered that ... Who discovered DNA? frederick Miescher was the man who discovered DNA, in 1869. ... He referred to it as ' nuclein ' because it had come from the nucleus. ... see a biologist ...

Nontarget organism

... Pesticide Effects on Nontarget Organisms 1. frederick M. Fishel2 ... some pesticides results in unfortunate consequences to our nontarget organisms . ... ... is designed to document the impact on sp...

Migration

...and pull factors, voluntary and involuntary migration . ... ... about our current understanding of the fascinating subject of bird migration ... frederick C. Lincoln's " Migration of Birds" was published in 1935. ... Highlights legislative topics, a constantly updated calendar of events, the migrati...

Bacteriophage

...The term is commonly used in its shortened form,... any of a group of viruses that infect bacteria. Bacteriophages were discovered independently by frederick W. Twort in Great Britain (1915) and Félix d’Hérelle in France (1917). D’Hérelle coined the term bacteriophage , meaning “bacteria eater,” to describ...
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