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Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases

PITTSBURGHComputational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an analytical technique to detect the multiple genetic variations that contribute to complex disease syndromes such as diabetes, asthma and cancer, which are characterized by multiple clinical and molecular traits. R...

Carnegie Mellon algorithm charts evolution of genetic networks during fruit fly life cycle

PITTSBURGHA new algorithm developed by Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists has revealed for the first time how genetic networks in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, evolve during the insect's life cycle. Scientists have known that the relationships between fruit fly genes change...

The Bank of New York Mellon Appointed Trustee and Agent for Niagara Health System's New Health-Care Complex

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Bank of New York Mellon, through its subsidiary BNY Trust Company of Canada, has been appointed collateral trustee, intercreditor agent, indenture trustee and administrative agent for the bond issue and syndicated loan facility which will be used to b...

Carnegie Mellon engineers create mobile video service

PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon University engineering faculty, Priya Narasimhan and Rajeev Gandhi, and their students have created a new, unique large-scale mobile wireless video service designed to enhance sports fans' experience at games. "YinzCam" is designed to help fans select and view live vi...

Carnegie Mellon scientists offer explanation for 'face blindness'

PITTSBURGHFor the first time, scientists have been able to map the disruption in neural circuitry of people suffering from congenital prosopagnosia, sometimes known as face blindness, and have been able to offer a biological explanation for this intriguing disorder. Currently thought to affec...

Carnegie Mellon International Autism Symposium to Feature Groundbreaking Research, Oct. 17-18

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's autism research draws on a variety of scientific disciplines, from genetics to functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to neural development. At the 35th Carnegie Symposium on Cognition, "Development and Brain Systems in Autism," 16 of the world...

Carnegie Mellon to host micromanufacturing conference

PITTSBURGHMore than 100 researchers from many countries will share ideas on manufacturing techniques for newly developed miniature devices for a variety of industry sectors at the third International Conference On MicroManufacturing (ICOMM'08), Sept. 9-11 at Carnegie Mellon University. Burak O....

Trouble quitting?: A new Pitt-Carnegie Mellon smoking study may reveal why

PITTSBURGHA new study from researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University sheds light on why smokers' intentions to quit "cold turkey" often fizzle out within days or even hours. If a smoker isn't yearning for a cigarette when he makes the decision to kick the habit...

Phoenix Health Systems Awarded Level 2 Carnegie Mellon University eSCM-SP Certification

DALLAS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Health Systems, Inc. (Phoenix), a national provider of healthcare strategic consulting, information technology outsourcing and revenue cycle management services, announced today that it has received Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious eSCM-SP (e-Sour...

Possible link between different forms of epilepsy found by Carnegie Mellon scientists

PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon University neuroscientists have identified what may be the first known common denominator underlying inherited and sporadic epilepsy a disruption in an ion channel called the BK channel. Although BK channels have been linked to a rare, familial form of epilepsy, their in...
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Novel Mechanism for Long-Term Learning Identified by Carnegie Mellon Researchers

Mechanism Described in Jan. 4 Issue of Science Explains How Neuronal Connections Continue To Strengthen After Repeated Stimulation PITTSBURGH, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice makes perfect -- or at least that's what we're told as we struggle through endless rounds of multiplication table...

IBM and EU Partners Create a Better Way to Fight AIDS Virus

... be honored at the Laureate Medal Ceremony. This year's ceremony and accompanying Gala Awards Evening will take place on June 1, 2009 at the Andrew W. mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over ...

Rendell Administration Announces Health Research Grants From Tobacco Settlement Funds

...d. The University of Pittsburgh , in partnership with Carnegie mellon University , will receive $4.7 million to study new ways to reduce infectio...SD. The University of Pittsburgh , in association with Carnegie mellon University , will receive $3 million to identify cognitive and genetic mech...

Positive Phase 1 Clinical Trial Results for Transdermal Lidocaine

...H) and the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (PSG). An ADR - Level 1 program was established in the U.S. with The Bank of New York mellon (PPGNY) for U.S. investors to trade in Phosphagenics' stock on the 'over-the-counter' market. In July 2007, this was upgraded to the International OTC...

Nestle Nutrition and Phosphagenics to Commence Phospha E(R) Phase 2 Clinical Trial

...on Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (PSG). In March 2006, an ADR - Level 1 program was established in the U.S. with The Bank of New York mellon (PPGNY) for U.S. investors to trade in Phosphagenics' stock on the 'over-the-counter' market. This has now been upgraded to the International OTCQX, a...

Phosphagenics to Conduct a Phase 1 Transdermal Oxycodone Clinical Trial

...on Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (PSG). In March 2006, an ADR - Level 1 program was established in the U.S. with The Bank of New York mellon (PPGNY) for U.S. investors to trade in Phosphagenics' stock on the 'over-the-counter' market. This has now been upgraded to the International OTCQX, a...

Phosphagenics to Commence Phase 2 TPM/Insulin Clinical Trial

...on Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (PSG). In March 2006, an ADR - Level 1 program was established in the U.S. with The Bank of New York mellon (PPGNY) for U.S. investors to trade in Phosphagenics' stock on the 'over-the-counter' market. This has now been upgraded to the International OTCQX, a...

Phosphagenics Announces Positive Phase 1b Transdermal Insulin Clinical Trial Results

...on Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (PSG). In March 2006, an ADR - Level 1 program was established in the U.S. with The Bank of New York mellon (PPGNY) for U.S. investors to trade in Phosphagenics' stock on the 'over-the-counter' market. This has now been upgraded to the International OTCQX, a...
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Medical Scientist Training Program

...xist between Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie mellon University , the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and the University of California, Berkeley , and the University of Cal...
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Carnegie Mellon team makes sequestration recommendations

PITTSBURGHCarbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology, which captures carbon dioxide from power plants and safely disposes of it deep underground, will not meet its full potential in the United States without new federal regulations that create a uniform regulatory environment. This is th...

Carnegie Mellon researchers apply new statistical test

PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon University's Cliff I. Davidson, Joseph B. Kadane and Nanjun Chu have found that polluted air in the highly populated East End areas of Pittsburgh are more affected by major sources to the city's southeast than previously thought. Because more than three-quarters of pa...

Carnegie Mellon to unveil new sequestration plan

PITTSBURGH Carnegie Mellon University's M. Granger Morgan will unveil a novel "two-stage'' approach for developing new energy technologies that can help society reduce dangerous greenhouse gas emissions and create a cleaner economy during a policy briefing January 9 at 1 p.m. at 1200 New York Ave....

Carnegie Mellon developing automated systems to enable precision farming of apples, oranges

PITTSBURGHTwo groups of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have received a total of $10 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to build automated farming systems. One is for apple growers and one is for orange growers, but both are designed to ...

Carnegie Mellon to receive $900,000 from EPA for brownfields research

Event: Carnegie Mellon University's Deborah A. Lange will receive a $900,000 check from Donald S. Welsh, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region III which includes Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and the District of Columbia for continued res...

Carnegie Mellon MRI technology that non-invasively locates, quantifies specific cells in the body

PHILADELPHIAMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) isn't just for capturing detailed images of the body's anatomy. Thanks to novel imaging reagents and technology developed by Carnegie Mellon University scientist Eric Ahrens, MRI can be used to visualize with "exquisite" specificity cell populations o...

Carnegie Mellon urges industry to broaden carbon footprint calculations

PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon University researchers are urging companies to embrace new methods for following the trail of dangerous carbon emissions that are responsible for much of the world's global warming threats. Because there is no universally accepted way of calculating som...

Carnegie Mellon Researcher says China's export trade impacts climate

PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon University's Christopher L. Weber argues that China's new title as the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter is at least partly due to consumption of Chinese goods in the West. As the world's greatest athletes prepare to participate in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beiji...

Carnegie Mellon researchers urge development of low carbon electricity

PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon Universitys Constantine Samaras and Kyle Meisterling report that plug-in hybrid electric vehicles could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that fuel global warming, but the benefits are highly dependent on how the electricity system changes in the coming decades. ...

Carnegie Mellon studies how climate change impacts food production

PITTSBURGHThe old adage, We are what we eat, may be the latest recipe for success when it comes to curbing the perils of global climate warming. Despite the recent popular attention to the distance that food travels from farm to plate, aka food miles, Carnegie Mellon researchers Christopher L. W...

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Mellon in Biological Technology

Carnegie Mellon MRI technology that noninvasively locates, quantifies specific cells in the body

PHILADELPHIAMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) isn't just for capturing detailed images of the body's anatomy. Thanks to novel imaging reagents and technology developed by Carnegie Mellon University scientist Eric Ahrens, MRI can be used to visualize with "exquisite" specificity cell populations o...

Celsense, Inc Receives NIH Grant to Translate Cell Imaging Technology for Clinical Use

...al safety studies in preparation for human trials. To conduct this project, Celsense has partnered with academia, including scientists at Carnegie mellon University, where the imaging technology was invented in the laboratory of Dr. Ahrens. Also participating is the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Insti...

Phosphagenics Announces Completion of Transdermal Patch Prototypes

...hosphagenics' shares are listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (POH). An ADR - Level 1 program was established in the U.S. with The Bank of New York mellon (PPGNY) for U.S. investors to trade in Phosphagenics' stock on the 'over-the-counter' market. In July 2007, this was upgraded to the International OTC...

US Oncology Named 2009 Laureate by IDG Computerworld Honors Program

...s Program Laureate Honorees will be commemorated during the 21ST Annual Laureates Ceremony & Gala Awards evening on June 1, at the Andrew W. mellon Auditorium in Washington DC. For over two decades, Computerworld Honors has acknowledged those individuals and organizations that have used informat...

Wyeth Announces Full Redemption of $2 Convertible Preferred Stock

... the Redemption Date. The redemption agent is BNY mellon Shareowner Services, Corporate Actions Division, P...ed or to the office of Wyeth's transfer agent, BNY mellon Shareowner Services, located at 480 Washington Bou...llowing its distribution, may be obtained from BNY mellon Shareowner Services by calling (800) 777-3674. ...

SMU chemist wins NSF early career award

... Sumerlin received his doctorate from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2003, accepted a position as visiting assistant professor at Carnegie mellon University for the next two years and joined SMU in 2005. ...

Investor Group Reconfigures Proposed Slate of Replacement Directors for Trinity Biotech

...t time, the proposed slate consisted of: -- Dr. Jack C. Chow, M.D., M.B.A.-Partner, CRV Capital, LLC and adjunct professor at Carnegie mellon University's Heinz School of Public Policy and Management; -- Mr. Mike Gausling-Managing Partner, Originate Ventures; -- Dr. John H. Ha...

Update: Georgia and North Carolina Teens Honored for Research in Biochemistry and Genetics in Nation's Premier High School Science Competition

...evel by esteemed scientists at six leading research universities which host the regional competitions: California Institute of Technology . Carnegie mellon University . Georgia Institute of Technology . Massachusetts Institute of Technology . University of Notre Dame . and The University of Texas at A...

Transdermal Diclofenac enters Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Humans

...hosphagenics' shares are listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (POH). An ADR - Level 1 program was established in the U.S. with The Bank of New York mellon (PPGNY) for U.S. investors to trade in Phosphagenics' stock on the 'over-the-counter' market. In July 2007, this was upgraded to the International OTC...

Investor Call Scheduled to Discuss Ouster Proposal of Trinity Biotech Directors

...the following slate of replacement directors: -- Dr. Jack C. Chow, M.D., M.B.A. -- Partner, CRV Capital, LLC and adjunct professor at Carnegie mellon University's Heinz School of Public Policy and Management; -- Mr. Mike Gausling -- Managing Partner, Originate Ventures; -- Dr. John H. Halsey, ...
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