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Six Researchers to Receive Prestigious Awards from the American Society of Hematology

..., recognizes pioneering research achievements in hematology. Thomas Maniatis, Ph.D. , of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and Yuet Wai kan , M.D. , of the University of California - San Francisco, are the inaugural recipients of the Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize. This award, named for...

Diet, Purity of Food Source Could be Keys to Improving Health of Hong Kong Toddlers

...hkinfo/GolinHarris/090602/Photob.htm ) Ms. kan was giving her professional interpretation of the ...o three, is an important developmental stage," Ms. kan said. "Foods and supplements that contain balance...icial to health." To deliver her point, Ms. kan indicated to a flowchart and 3D diagram during the...

CUHK Releases Results of 'Survey on Toddler Health in Hong Kong'

...ean environments and ensuring children are fed rather than looking at their children's diet and development from a holistic point of view." Ms. kan noted that 20% of parents said their children were fussy eaters. Among children age three and younger, the most popular foods were fruit and milk. ...

Risk Factor for Stroke More Common Among Whites

...nfirm what previous, smaller studies have suggested about African Americans and a lower prevalence of AF [atrial fibrillation]," said study author Dr. kan Fang. "What is truly fascinating about our findings is that African Americans can have significant risk factors for AF, even higher than those of Cauc...

MRI can eliminate unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections

... a diagnostic or surgical procedure which could have been avoided with early MRI evaluation," said J. Herman Kan, MD, lead author of the study. Dr. kan noted that MRI is not routinely performed prior to treatment because of concerns regarding time and treatment delay and patient sedation. "If your...

Hunt for Sea Delicacy Taking a Toll in California

...k-pickers who ply chest-deep waters tell of being surprised by powerful surf that has washed them over the rocks or swept them out to sea. Anthony kan said in 20 years of abalone picking he has seen two people die. One died from hypothermia and another drowned in the weeds. He nearly died himself whe...

Treating Sickle Cell Anemia using Healthy Stem Cells

... Professor Yuet Wai kan and his team from University of California, San Francisco using gene therapy has replaced the genes responsible for causing sickle cell anemia // in b...

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Kan in Biological News

UD researchers discover novel 'gene toggles' in world's top food crop

... their laboratory groups at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, including associate scientist Cheng Lu, postdoctoral researchers Dong-Hoon Jeong and kan Nobuta, graduate students Karthik Kulkarni, Manoj Pillay, and Shawn Thatcher and research associate Rana German. Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor L...

Iowa State scientists demonstrate first use of nanotechnology to enter plant cells

...us Silica Nanoparticles Deliver DNA and Chemicals into Plants," is a highlighted article in the May issue of Nature Nanotechnology. The scientists are kan Wang, professor of agronomy and director of the Center for Plant Transformation, Plant Sciences Institute; Victor Lin, professor of chemistry and seni...

Researchers to develop ultra-miniature implantable sensors to measure blood flow

...ering at Cornell, and Transonic Systems of Ithaca. kan performed much of his research for these devices a...imed to enhance today's patient monitoring tools," kan explained. "Future surgical monitoring equipment c... sensor systems integrated with present tools." kan noted that these miniature sensors can be as small...
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