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Chinese Drywall Litigation & Insurance Conference July 28 in San Francisco

... & Berman; Barbara Manis, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Building Health Sciences, a division of The NMAS Group; John Mullen, Sr., of Nelson Levine de luca & Horst; Paul Rosenfeld, Ph.D., Principal, Soil Water Air Protection Enterprise; Eric Winegar, PhD, QEP, Principal, Applied Measurement Science; a...

Bayer HealthCare Awards $2.5 Million to Advance Hemophilia Research and Improve Patient Care

...thew Gorman, University of California, San Francisco , USA Femke van Herrewegen, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands luca Andrea Lotta, University Of Milan, Italy Danielle Nance, Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle, USA Caregiver Awards: Reco...

Nonsurgical Treatment May Ease Rotator Cuff Injury

...tablish a single inexpensive and effective treatment for calcific tendinitis of the rotator cuff. This has never happened before," study co-author Dr. luca M. Sconfienza of the University of Milan School of Medicine, said in a news release from the Radiological Society of North America. "This treatment co...

Rotator cuff treatment provides immediate tendonitis relief

...to establish a single inexpensive and effective treatment for calcific tendonitis of the rotator cuff. This has never happened before," said co-author luca M. Sconfienza, M.D., from the Unit of Radiology, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, University of Milan School of Medicine in Milan, Italy. "Symptoms impro...

Messages Heard Better in the Right Ear

...settings and didn't involve everyday human interactions -- until now. Taking advantage of the real-world ambience of a noisy nightclub, researchers luca Tommasi and Daniele Marzoli took notes as 286 patrons went about their business with loud music blaring in the background. The majority of folks engag...

Need something? Talk to my right ear!

...eive the request in our right ear rather than our left. In a series of three studies1, looking at ear preference in communication between humans, Dr. luca Tommasi and Daniele Marzoli from the University "Gabriele d'Annunzio" in Chieti, Italy, show that a natural side bias, depending on hemispheric asymme...

June 18 Conference Features Legal, Medical & Scientific Presentations

...llips of Rimkus Consulting Group Inc.; Lorelie Masters of Jenner & Block; Veronica Bates of Hermes Sargent Bates; Robert Horst of Nelson Levine de luca & Horst; Burton LeBlanc of Baron & Budd; Jeremy Alters and Robert Brown III of Alters, Boldt, Brown, Rash & Culmo; Sandy Esserman of Strut...

Intestinal bacteria associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

... increased intestinal permeability in patients with NAFLD, providing the first demonstration of gut leakiness in NAFLD," they write. "The study by luca Miele and colleagues raises the possibility that gut microbiota and intestine permeability are important mediators of diet-induced metabolic disturban...

Chinese Drywall Litigation Subject of Conference and Two Teleconferences

...es Sargent Bates; Robert Horst of Nelson Levine de luca & Horst; Burton LeBlanc of Baron & Budd; J...r & Block and Robert Horst of Nelson Levine de luca & Horst. "The Chinese Drywall Litigation ...Ervin Gonzalez; John Mullen, Sr., Nelson Levine de luca & Horst; and Richard Lewis of Hausfeld. F...

HB Litigation Conferences Announces Conference and Two Teleconferences on Chinese Drywall Litigation and Insurance

...wo teleconferences will take place on June 1 and June 2. On June 1, Matthew Jacobs of Jenner & Block LLP and Robert Horst of Nelson Levine de luca & Horst will address the insurance aspects of this new litigation. Topics include: first-party and third-party coverage claims; trigger of cover...
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Insurance Industry Teleconference on Swine Flu Pandemic Set for May 13

...plays an enormously important role in the global economy when disaster triggers losses of almost any kind," said Michael R. Nelson of Nelson Levine de luca & Horst ( www.nldhlaw.com ), the chairman of the teleconference. "The possibility of a global Swine Flu outbreak is cause for alarm, and the ind...

Minimally Invasive Treatment Reduces Shoulder Pain From Tendonitis

...l meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "This is a quick, successful and inexpensive therapy for tendon calcifications," said luca M. Sconfienza, M.D., from the Department of Radiology at A.O. Ospedale Santa Corona in Pietra Ligure and the Department of Experimental Medicine at th...

Oculus Innovative Sciences Microcyn Technology Presented in Poster at European Wound Management Association Conference

...t and duration of hospitalization. The study, led by investigators E. Ricci, S. Astolfi and R. Cassino of the operative unit of vulnology at the San luca Clinic in Turin, Italy, concluded that the Microcyn Technology showed better results than did the povidone iodine group in reduced number of days of h...
LUCA in Biological News

ESHRE launches international study of polar body screening

... in September 2009 in two centres: the University of Bonn, Germany (Dr. Markus Montag and Professor Hans van der Ven), and SISMER, Bologna, Italy (Dr. luca Gianaroli and Dr. Cristina Magli). "Because this is a new technology," said Dr. Gianaroli, "we need to carry out a pilot study in order to be sure tha...

Promising device snags young inventors coveted spot at IShow

...medical attention, potentially heading off dangerous episodes and preventing costly emergency room visits and ambulance rides, the inventors said. luca Pollonini, a post-doctoral fellow at UH who worked with the team, called the device "intuitive." "The design of Blue Scale is inspired by two ever...

University of Saskatchewan and Canadian Synchrotron researchers shed light on esophageal disease

... SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN Canadian Light Source (CLS) staff scientist luca Quaroni and Dr. Alan Casson, Head of the Department of Surgery at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) used the synchrotron's infrared microscope t...

Earth's original ancestor was LUCA, not Adam nor Eve

...cterizes the common ancestor of all life on earth, luca (Last Universal Common Ancestor). Their findings, ...arly life on Earth. "It is generally believed that luca was a heat-loving or hyperthermophilic organism. A...ersit de Montral. "However, our data suggests that luca was actually sensitive to warmer temperatures and ...

Obesity genes revealed

...etic mechanisms that control fat storage. Maria De luca led a team from the University of Alabama at Birmi...affecting women of American African descent. As De luca reports, "We found one variant to be associated wi...uman obesity may seem strange, but according to De luca "Insects store fat like mammals do, as lipid dropl...

Novel structure proteins could play a role in apoptosis

...act with a protein called B23, a multifunctional protein that is involved in cellular processes such as cell division, DNA repair and apoptosis," said luca D'Agostino, a research fellow in the Sbarro Institute and the study's lead author. In the study, the researchers silenced the expression first of ...

Fertility treatment in developing countries; a cycle of IVF for less than $200

...(and shortly in Arusha, Tanzania) aims to provide one cycle of IVF for less than $200. One of the instigators of the low-cost IVF scheme, Professor luca Gianaroli from the SISMER Reproductive Medicine Unit, in Bologna, Italy, said: "It's a different approach to IVF. We will not be able to treat every t...

Rockefeller University hosts 2-day evolution symposium, May 1-2, 2008

...dentification of genes that make us human. Among the speakers will be Nobel laureate Phillip A. Sharp of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, L. luca Cavalli-Sforza of Stanford University School of Medicine, W. Ford Doolittle of Dalhousie University and Svante Pbo of the Max Planck Institute for Evo...

Researchers barcode DNA of Venice museum's vast fungi collection

... with pivotal information needed to avoid repeated introductions of pathogens." Garbelotto is working with Italian mycologist Giovanni Robich and luca Mizzan, curator of Marine Biology at the Venice Museum of Natural History, to sort through the samples in the museum, which are being sent to Garbelot...

Scientists identify protein with a crucial role in cell death

...s together: Bart De Strooper, who has extensive experience in Alzheimer research and is thus also interested in the causes of Parkinson's disease, and luca Scorrano, who specializes in the functioning and effect of mitochondria. They set out to study PARL, a protein thought to interact with Presenilin, on...
LUCA in Biological Technology

First U.K. Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Manchester, England on August 9th, 2009

... as possible. It's time to empower the people to make informed choices based on what is really available out there." Also in attendance will be luca Ricci from Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology ( http://www.beikebiotech.com ), which provided the stem cells for Macie Morse's treatment. Mr. Ricci will...

NovImmune Completes CHF 62.5 (USD 54.8) Million Equity Financing to Move Portfolio Forward and Reacquire Product Rights to Lead Antibodies

... management team by appointing Penelope Ward, MD, as Chief Medical Officer, luca Bolliger, PhD, as Head of Business Development, and Olivia Maurel, PharmD, ...in the Global Development Center, Welwyn Garden City, UK. Before NovImmune, luca was Director of Business Development at Actelion. Olivia joined from Centoc...

NicOx Signs Agreement With DSM for the Commercial Manufacture of Naproxcinod Drug Substance

...Archimica. At the point of termination, Archimica had met all contract milestones and was in full compliance with the other terms of the contract. luca Mantovani, President & Business Unit Director at DSM Pharma Chemicals, declared: "We are happy to consolidate our relationship with NicOx through ...

TRIDELITY Display Solutions Partners With Two Of The World's Leading Imaging Software Companies

... are happy to announce that the new Amira release 5.2 supports Tridelity´s whole multi-view product range from 19" up to 57", says Dr. luca Criscuolo, Amira Product Manager at Visage Imaging. Neuroscience 2008 is the 38th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's l...

How buckyballs hurt cells

...les could be toxic to humans and other organisms. Using computer simulations, University of Calgary biochemist Peter Tieleman, post-doctoral fellow luca Monticelli and colleagues modeled the interaction between carbon-60 molecules and cell membranes and found that the particles are able to enter cells ...
LUCA in Biological Definition

Population genetics

...both Hamilton and Maynard Smith. On the American side, Richard Lewontin and the Japanese Motoo Kimura were heavily influenced by Wright. Luigi luca Cavalli-Sforza is Stanford -based population geneticist particularly interested in human population genetics. See also Ecological genetics...
LUCA in Biological Dictionary

Hfr cell

... a conjugative plasmid integrated into its genomic DNA. Hfr is the abbreviation for high frequency recombination, which was first characterized by luca Cavalli-Sforza. Unlike a normal F+ cell , hfr strains will, upon conjugation with a F− cell , attempt to transfer their entire DNA through the ...

Gene cluster

... possess the same varieties of gene clusters, they are useful for tracing back recent evolutionary history. Because of this, they were used by Luigi luca Cavalli-Sforza to identify ethnic groups within Homo... The KIR Gene Cluster . pdf-2. Figure 1: Map of the Leukocyte Receptor Complex. ... The K...
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