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Foreign Fresher Students Offered Scholarship By Fudan

According to Fudan officials, Fudan University would be offering scholarships for foreign freshman students, granting them to take an opportunity //to take the general knowledge education with their Chinese peers beginning this fall semester. The objective of the Fudan foreign freshmen scholarshi...

Chemical Used in Plastics May Affect Newborn Size

...mon household items, including food packaging, toys and shampoo. The study, conducted by researchers from the International Population Council, and fudan University and Second Military Medical University in Shanghai, looked at 201 babies and their mothers between 2005 and 2006. Eighty-eight of the newbo...

Exposure to phthalates may be a risk factor for low birth weight in infants

...To investigate the associations between in utero phthalate exposure and low birth weight, Dr. Renshan Ge of the Population Council and colleagues from fudan University and Second Military Medical University in Shanghai studied 201 pairs of newborns and their mothers between 2005 and 2006. Of the 201 infan...

DFG establishes nine new collaborative research centers

...ese Academy of Science, China; Huazhong Agricultural University, China; Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China; Wuhan University, China; fudan University, China) Collaborative Research Centre 806, "Our Way to Europe: Culture-Environment Interaction and Human Mobility in the Late Quaternary...

Acupuncture eases radiation-induced dry mouth in cancer patients

...ing whether acupuncture can prevent xerostomia in patients treated for head and neck cancer, not just treat it. "Recently, we completed a study at fudan University Cancer Hospital in Shanghai, China that compared acupuncture to usual care to prevent xerostomia. We have now started a two-arm placebo-con...

Huashan Hospital to install Asia's first 3T IMRIS system for neurosurgery

... WINNIPEG, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMRIS Inc. (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that fudan University Huashan Hospital in Shanghai, China has selected IMRISneuro for its expanding neurosurgical department. Huashan Hospital will be the first ...

Gene Variant Tied to Smokers' Risk of Lung Cancer

...osamine 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK) -- a cigarette smoke component shown to cause lung cancer in rodents. Researchers at fudan University in Shanghai, China, recently identified common variants in the ABCB1 and ABCC1 genes (ABCB1 rs3842 or ABCC1 rs212090) tied to people with l...

SNPs of ABC transporter genes linked to lung cancer risk

...ese genes might have an increased susceptibility to develop lung cancer. Recently, a team of scientists led by Dr. Daru Lu and Dr. Haijian Wang of the fudan University in Shanghai identified common variants at the beginning and end of the ABC1 and ABCC1 genes. They then analyzed these variants in 500 patie...

M. D. Anderson's Cohen honored for contributions to traditional Chinese medicine

... of his scientific collaboration with faculty from fudan University Cancer Hospital in Shanghai. Cohen a...chers in the Department of Integrative Oncology at fudan University Cancer Hospital over the past five year...urces for new cancer therapies. M. D. Anderson and fudan University Cancer Hospital signed a sister-institu...

Fudan-Cinpathogen Study Shows Chronic Lymphoid Neoplasms are More Common in Shanghai Than Thought

...ntists from the Fudan-Cinpathogen Clinical and Molecular Research Center at fudan University, Shanghai, in collaboration with the University of Colorado, an...eporting research conducted by Cinpathogen scientists in collaboration with fudan University, the University of Colorado, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital,...
Fudan in Biological News

UNC study: Scientists identify chemical compound that may stop deadly brain tumors

... stop them. The first author of the Science paper is Shimin Zhao, Ph.D., of fudan University in Shanghai, China. Zhao and students in his lab made key contri... Jianping Ding and Qunying Lei. Xiong and Guan helped develop the lab at fudan University and supervise graduate student training and project development ...

Human genomics in China

... Program, which is also known as the 863 Program, funded the scientists of fudan University (in Shanghai) to construct DNA jumping library for human geneti...elated research project supported by a national funding agency. After 1991, fudan University, Ruijin Hospital and the Cancer Research Institute in Shanghai ...

Anything but modest: The mouse continues to contribute to humankind

...a review published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), http://dmm.biologists.org , genetics researchers from Yale University School of Medicine and fudan University School of Life Sciences discuss the history and future of mice as a model organism. They predict that the next frontiers in mouse genetics...

Woody and aquatic plants pose greatest invasive threat to China

...s is high, according to an article in the May 2008 issue of BioScience. Authors Ewald Weber, of the University of Zurich in Switzerland, and Bo Li, of fudan University in Shanghai, China, examined the factors associated with alien plant species invasions and compared the history of alien plant species intr...

Giant panda genome to be sequenced

... We are looking forward to its effort. Dr. Lin He, a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences who works at both Shanghai Jiao Tong University and fudan University, noted that the panda sequence obtained from this project will greatly benefit our understanding of the reduced fecundity in pandas when li...

Study charts origins of fear

... physiology professor Min Zhuo and his colleagues Professor Bong-Kiun Kaang of Seoul National University in South Korea, and Professor Bao-Ming Li of fudan University in China have identified where emotional fear memory and pain begin by studying the biochemical processes in a different part of the brain....

New technique could alter field of mouse genetics

...ol could make that job much easier and quicker. Xu and his colleagues at fudan University in Shanghai, China, began their studies with a transposon called...orado, Boulder, and Yuan Zhuang of Duke University, and their colleagues at fudan University are in the process of scaling up piggyBac for the Mouse Function...
Fudan in Biological Technology

China Breaks Ground on Largest Comprehensive Stem Cell Storage and Processing Facility

...ssociated with this biotechnology incubation joint-project include those from Stanford University , the University of Texas Houston Medical Center, fudan University, Huazhong Science and Technology University, Nanjing University Medical School, Jiangsu University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Jiang...

Yale professor T.P. Ma awarded the Connecticut Medal of Technology

...ationally renowned for his work, Ma is an honorary professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and an honorary guest professor at Peking University, fudan University, Tsinghua University, Tianjin University, and Shandong University in China. ...

Global Stem Cell Forum in China Showcases Cutting Edge Research, Focuses on New Findings for iPS Cells

...na, and future iPS cell research directions. At the symposium, a special subgroup of China's leading cardiovascular scientists like Dr. Chen Haozhu of fudan University, Dr. Wang Shiwen of the Chinese PLA General Hospital, and Dr. Zhang Fumin of Nanjing Medical University conferred on the use of stem cells ...

WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) Appoints Mr. Bob Zhu as VP of HR

...anslating people value into financial metrics," commented Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WuXi PharmaTech. Mr. Zhu graduated from fudan University with a BA in Law. About WuXi PharmaTech WuXi PharmaTech is a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device R&D outsourcing c...

Using a grating with a grade, engineers trap a rainbow

... Gan, who holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and a B.S. in materials science and engineering from fudan University in Shanghai, has used computer modeling to develop and test the grating structure. He will begin soon to work with Ding to conduct physical...

Battelle Selects Xie to Develop Biomarker Services

... Xie earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology at Yale University as well as an MBA in finance and strategy. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees from fudan University in Shanghai, China. "We are pleased to hire Kevin not only because we believe he is a quality person but because his diverse background m...

Cinpathogen Provides Clinical Diagnostic Consulting Services to Shanghai Area Hospitals

...nd lymphoid diseases in collaboration with area hospitals and colleagues at fudan University, the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center...ching this service, Cinapthogen and the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at fudan University are ensuring continuous development and enhancement of the clini...

Cinpathogen Brings Together Over 40 Shanghai Area Hospitals at the First Annual Cinpathogen Hematology Conference

...anghai Health Study, a 5-year-long clinical study of Chinese patients with hematopoietic disease, led by Cinpathogen Inc. through its partnership with fudan University and the extensive cooperation of leading hospitals in Shanghai. Cinpathogen's well-established research relationships have allowed company ...
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