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2 NYU scientists named Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Early Career Scientists

Two researchers from NYU School of Medicine have been named Early Career Scientists by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The honorees, Iannis Aifantis, Ph.D. associate professor of pathology, co-director of the Cancer Stem Cell Program at the NYU Cancer Institute and Jeremy S. Dasen Ph.D...

Two NYU Scientists Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute's early career scientists

Two researchers from NYU School of Medicine have been named Early Career Scientists by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The honorees, Iannis Aifantis, Ph.D. associate professor of pathology, co-director of the Cancer Stem Cell Program at the NYU Cancer Institute and Jeremy S. Dasen Ph.D...

Three Johns Hopkins researchers named Howard Hughes Medical Institute early career scientists

Three researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have been named early career scientists by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Xinzhong Dong, Ph.D., Joshua Mendell, M.D., Ph.D., and Sinisa Urban, Ph.D., all will remain faculty at Hopkins but also become employees of HH...

Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend - Appoints Paul F. Hughes CFO and Treasurer

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Care Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE: CRE ) ("Care" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.17 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter 2008. The dividend is payable on April 9, 2009 to common...

Dr. Steven Hughes Joins Medical Ceramics Provider: C5 Medical Werks

Medical ceramic company strengthens global team DENVER, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- C5 Medical Werks, a subsidiary of the largest manufacturer of technical ceramics in North America, announced today that Dr. Steven Hughes has joined the company as Sales Manager for Orthopaedic and Medical Devices....

Jacobs-Wagner named Howard Hughes Investigator

New Haven, Conn. - Yale Universitys Christine Jacobs-Wagner has been designated an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, a non-profit medical research organization that is one of the nations largest philanthropies. Jacobs-Wagner, the Maxine Singer Associate Professo...

UT Southwestern faculty members named Howard Hughes investigators

DALLAS May 27, 2008 Three researchers who originally joined the UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty as part of the institutions acclaimed Endowed Scholars Program in Medical Science are among 56 distinguished biomedical scientists nationwide who today were named Howard Hughes Medical Institut...

Finola Hughes Announces Her Best Accessory at Fashion Week

Makeover Host Shares Secrets to Better Vision and More Youthful Appearance NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fashion expert Finola Hughes will see the latest fashion trends in high definition this year at New York's Fashion Week, thanks to Varilux(R) and Crizal(R) lenses, her new progressive len...

Genetics Researcher at Children's Hospital Selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Dr. Vivian Cheung Chosen on Basis of Patient-Oriented Research PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vivian Cheung, M.D., a pediatric neurologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has been named a Howard Hughes Medi...

Genetics researcher at Children's Hospital selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Vivian Cheung, M.D., a pediatric neurologist at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator. Following a nationwide competition in 2007, Cheung was one of 15 physician-scientists ...
Hughes in Medical Technology

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

... including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 1 2 members of the Institute of Medicine and 12 members of the Howard hughes Medical Institute comprise Children ' s research community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Children ' s Hospital Boston today is a...

Spirus Medical Announces Complete Examinations of the Small Intestine by Physicians Using Endo-Ease(TM)

...nt coming back for a second endoscopic and/or surgical procedure. Recently, a pan-endoscopy was completed under conscious sedation by Dr. Stephen hughes at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, England. Drs. Khaled Zachariah and Peter Marden were among those present for the case, which was performed using a ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Announces Results for Phase II Study in Urea Cycle Disorders

...s presented on March 27th at the 16th Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics by Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Howard hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor Department of Molecular and Human Genetics Baylor College of Medicine . The abstract is entitled " Phas...

Researchers Discover Metabolite Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

...ws us to look very deeply at some of the functions of the cells and the biochemistry that occurs during cancer development," says Chinnaiyan, a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator. One metabolite in particular, sarcosine, appeared to be one of the strongest indicators of advanced disease. Leve...

St. Jude Study Gives New Insights Into How Cells Accessorize Their Proteins

...ructural Biology and Genetics and Tumor Cell Biology departments and Howard hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator. "Understanding ubiquitination can gi...ory, Berkeley, Calif.). This research was supported in part by the Howard hughes Medical Institute; a Beckman Young Investigator Award; a Pew Scholar Award;...

NIH Funds New Wellstone Research Center for Muscular Dystrophy at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

...ssor of Genetics and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, director of the Genomics Program at Children's Hospital and an investigator with the Howard hughes Medical Institute, agrees. "We believe this research center model will bring discoveries from bench to bedside more rapidly than the traditional model...

New Research Provides Evidence that Tea May Improve Attention and Focus, Keep Brain Cells Healthy, & Influence Genetics in Cancer

... Please visit http://www.teausa.com/scisymp/publicity.cfm for access to the studies. Press Contacts for the Tea Council of the USA, Inc.: Kevin hughes Pollock Communications 646-277-8720 khughes@pollock-pr.com Melissa McAllister Pollock Communications 646-277-8711 mmcallister@pollock-pr.com ...

Study Findings Show Infection Control Intervention Helps Keep Kids in School

...than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 11 members of the Institute of Medicine and 12 members of the Howard hughes Medical Institute comprise Children's research community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Children's Hospital Boston today is a 397-bed com...

Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Patients with Congenital Retinal Disease

..., a study leader and an Investigator of the Howard hughes Medical Institute, has been a pioneer in translati...National Center for Research Resources, the Howard hughes Medical Institute, the National Eye Institute of t...l as housekeeping assistance. About the Howard hughes Medical Institute (HHMI): HHMI, a non-profit medic...

UM Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Approves 18 Collaborative Research Projects, Worth $4.4 Million, Between University Faculty, State Technology Companies

...arch projects with over 400 different Maryland companies since 1987. Groundbreaking products such as Martek Biosciences' infant formula additives, hughes Network Systems' HughesNet, MedImmune Inc.'s Synagis, and Black & Decker's Bullet Speed Tip Masonry Drill Bit have benefited from MIPS-supported resea...
Hughes in Medical Products

17a-OH Progesterone RIA Test

Description:... References 1. New MI & Levine LS: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. (Monographs on Endocrinology, vol. 26) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984. 2. hughes IA & Winter JSD. J Pediatr 88:766-773, 1976. 3. Petersen KE & Christensen T. Acta P diatr Scand 68:205-211, 1979....
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

17a-OH Progesterone EIA Test

Description:...References 1. New MI & Levine LS: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. (Monographs on Endocrinology, vol. 26) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984. 2. hughes IA & Winter JSD. J Pediatr 88:766-773, 1976. 3. Petersen KE & Christensen T. Acta P diatr Scand 68:205-211, 1979....
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Hughes in Medical Dictionary

Amebic liver abscess

...sue leading to amebic colitis and amebic liver abscess (ALA) ... hughes MA, Petri WA Jr. Amebic liver abscess . Infect Dis Clin North Am 2000;...cyclopedia: Pyogenic liver abscess ' ... Amebic liver abscess . hughes MA, Petri WA Jr. ... disease or extraintestinal disease- amebic liver ...
Hughes in Biological News

Peter Baumann named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist

Stowers Institute Associate Investigator Peter Baumann, Ph.D., has been named an Early Career Scientist with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). HHMI appointments are among the most competitive and highly sought distinctions in biomedical research. Dr. Baumann and his team will contin...

UF scientist tapped by Howard Hughes Medical Institute to pursue 'best ideas'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. A University of Florida scientist whose interest in embryonic development and evolution led him to discover the molecular building blocks that shape appendages ranging from feet to flippers was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist today (Thursday, March...

Erich Jarvis named Howard Hughes Investigator

DURHAM, N.C. -- Erich Jarvis, Ph.D., an associate professor of neurobiology at Duke University Medical Center, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator by HHMI. He is one of 42 men and 14 women chosen this year in a highly selective national competition that occurs abou...

4 Stanford faculty named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators

Four Stanford researchers have joined the ranks of investigators for the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute. They join the 14 current HHMI investigators at Stanford, 11 of which are at the School of Medicine. There are 304 HHMI investigators nationwide. Stanford's recipients are: ...

Airway cells use 'tasting' mechanism to detect and clear harmful substances

... and molecular physiology and biophysics, who holds the Roy J. Carver Chair of Internal Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics. Welsh also is a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator. "These findings suggest that we have evolved sophisticated mechanisms to guard ourselves from harmful environmental...

Sticky protein helps reinforce fragile muscle membranes

...vin Campbell, Ph.D., professor and head of molecular physiology and biophysics at the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator. "The findings may also have clinical implications for muscular dystrophies that are caused by abnormal dystroglycan." ...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

...Medicine. He was nominated for the honor by the National Science Foundation, which supports his work. Earlier this year he also was appointed a Howard hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist. Malik studies genetic conflict. He sees battles raging within a cell's nucleus as genes jockey for evoluti...

Spontaneous assembly

...ted and repaired. Researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the University of California (UC) Berkeley, the Howard hughes Medical Institute, and Princeton University, used an ultrahigh-precision visible light microscopy technique called PALM for Photo-Activated Localizat...

MS study offers theory for why repair of brain's wiring fails

...e University of California, San Francisco and University of Cambridge. The research was led by co-senior investigator David Rowitch, MD, PhD, a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator at UCSF. The investigation, conducted in mice and in human tissue, showed that repair of nerve fibers is hampered b...

Fate in fly sensory organ precursor cells could explain human immune disorder

...professor of molecular and human genetics and director of the Program in Developmental Biology at BCM. ( http://www.bcm.edu/db/ ) He is also a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator. It all begins with the Notch pathway, which controls cell fate. In the fly peripheral nervous system, two daugh...
Hughes in Biological Technology

New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

...itehead Member Susan Lindquist's lab. "I think it's a very exciting method," says Lindquist, who is also a professor of biology at MIT and a Howard hughes Medical Institute Investigator. "It provides much greater diversity in the chemical compounds you can study because you can screen millions of compoun...

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

..., a professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, and a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator. Dr. Lindquist is also an investigator at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)/MIT Morris K. Udall Center for Excel...

iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian to Advance Cellular Reprogramming

...an adjunct professor at UCSF in the Departments of Anatomy and Biochemistry. While on the faculty at Berkeley, he was an investigator with the Howard hughes Medical Institute, Evan Rauch Professor of Neuroscience, co-founder of the Wills Neuroscience Institute, and head of the division of neurobiology. Dr...

Video: Axel Ullrich Named Winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

...n Chemistry (France) Craig Mello, Ph.D., professor, Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School and investigator, Howard hughes Medical Institute; winner, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine; winner, 2006 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research (United States) ...

Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Staccato Protein Workstation for Automated Protein Sample Preparation & Analysis

...in analysis laboratories including companies such as Eli Lilly, GSK Biologics, Merck and Novartis; government and academic institutions such as Howard hughes Medical Institute, Karlshrue Institute of Technology, National Cancer Institute, Sandia National Laboratories, and University of Queensland ; and bio...

iZumi Bio Appoints Dr. Corey Goodman to Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board

...of California, San Francisco in the Departments of Anatomy and Biochemistry. While on the faculty at Berkeley, he was an investigator with the Howard hughes Medical Institute, Evan Rauch Professor of Neuroscience, co-founder of the Wills Neuroscience Institute, and head of the Division of Neurobiology. Dr....

MIT, BU engineer cellular circuits that count events

...s. "There's a lot of concern about engineered organisms if you put them in the environment, what will happen?" said Collins, who is also a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator. These counters "could serve as a programmed expiration date for engineered organisms." ...

Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools

...the time needed for new students to learn and implement the skills required to meet the expectations of college courses," said Sheri Wischusen, Howard hughes Medical Institute Program Manager, and Assistant Director for Undergraduate Research, College of Basic Sciences at Louisiana State University . ...

iZumi Bio Appoints Dr. Berta Strulovici as Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Dushyant Pathak as Vice President of Business Development

...ce in Israel, and conducted her work as a postdoctoral fellow at the Howard hughes Medical Institute, Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Pathak join...oral fellow and an associate research scientist at Yale University's Howard hughes Medical Institute. He completed his doctorate degree at Northwestern Unive...

Lycera Closes $36 Million Series A Financing

...thology and microbiology at the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine of New York University School of Medicine, an investigator of the Howard hughes Medical Institute, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, will serve as chairman of the company's scientific advisory board. "This fin...
Hughes in Biological Definition

Y chromosome

...he same chromosome, but not at the dramatic frequency apparently employed by the Y chromosome. A research team, led by David C. Page, M.D., a Howard hughes Medical Institute investigator at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Mass.; Richard K. Wilson, Ph.D., director of the Genom...
Hughes in Biological Dictionary

SnRNA

...ology, Osmania ... Rice snRNA genes. Select the gene to ... Structure of U2 snRNA genes of Arabidopsis thaliana and their expression in ... hughes JM, Konings DA, Cesareni G. The yeast homologue of U3 snRNA . ... U snRNA export is mediated by the leucine-rich nuclear export signal receptor...

Gene duplication

...e Duplications ... 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000. 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990. 80s 70s ... R Friedman, AL hughes (2001), " Gene duplication and the structure of eukaryotic ... D Sankoff (2001), " Gene and genome duplication ", Current Opinion in Genetics a...
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