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Novel Lung Cancer Vaccine Trial Launched at Moores UCSD Cancer Center

Oncologists at the Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla are hoping to stave off the relentless march of advanced lung cancer by treating patients with a novel kind of cancer vaccine. While many vaccines attempt to pump up the immune system to fight off...

Demi Moores Sis-in-law Passes Sarcastic Remarks Over Bearing Kids

Demi Moores sister-in-law has passed snide remarks about her, claiming that the actress is too old to have anymore kids . Moore and hubby Ashton Kutcher tied the knot in September 2005, and the actress became an expectant mum once but lost the baby. Lesley Guynes, who is separated f...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational Celebrates 16 Years of 'Surfing for a Cure' to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

...ancer survivors "surfing for a cure" at the annual moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitation...as raised more than $3 million for research at the moores UCSD Cancer Center. By inviting more people to par...acility in La Jolla. "We salute the researchers at moores UCSD Cancer Center and Pfizer La Jolla for their i...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau and Longboard Invitational Hosts Survivor Beach Aug. 9

...ill take place from 8-11 a.m. and is hosted by the moores UCSD Cancer Center as a precursor to its 16th annu...r cancer," said Dennis Carson, MD, director of the moores UCSD Cancer Center. Last year, more than 20...stered to win a pair of tickets to the 16th annual moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitation...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau and Longboard Invitational Announce Dr. David Easter to Receive the 2009 Rell Sunn 'Queen of Makaha' Award

...ning SAN DIEGO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitation...ormally presented to Dr. Easter at the 16th Annual moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitation...said Jessica Yingling, co-chair of the 16th Annual moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitation...

Low Vitamin D Levels May Initiate Cancer Development

...loss of communication among cells due to, among other things, low vitamin D and calcium levels," study leader Cedric Garland, an epidemiologist at the moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego, said in a university news release. Garland and colleagues developed a scientific model th...

Immunotherapy effective against neuroblastoma in children

..." said lead author Alice Yu, MD, PhD, professor of pediatric hematology/oncology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the moores UCSD Cancer Center. "High-risk neuroblastoma has always been a frustrating cancer to treat because, despite aggressive therapy, it has a high relapse ...

Immune Therapy May Aid Kids With Neuroblastoma

...urns, and most patients do not survive," Dr. Alice Yu, a professor of hematology/oncology at the University of California, San Diego, and the school's moores Cancer Center, said in a news release from the society. The new immune-based treatment -- called chimeric anti-GD2 antibody ch14.18 -- targets a ke...

New technique may help detect potential breast cancer spread

...ery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and the moores UCSD Cancer Center, and one of the study leaders. ...ancer. The trial, led by research teams at the moores UCSD Cancer Center, the Moffit Cancer Center in Ta...radioactive tracer substance. In the trial, the moores Cancer Center team, which also examined the techni...

Radiation device in the breast reduces complications for early stage breast cancer patients

..., led by radiation oncologists and surgeons at the moores UCSD Cancer Center and Fort Myers, Florida-based 2...breast and gynecological radiation services at the moores UCSD Cancer Center. Their use is increasing, she added, noting that the moores UCSD Cancer Center was one of the first medical fa...
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Memgen Announce New Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Clinical Trial

..., M.D., assistant clinical professor at the UCSD School of Medicine and the moores Cancer Center, who leads the work. "Those trials showed remarkable results ...n about participating in this clinical trial, contact Denise Darrah, at the moores UCSD Cancer Center, 858-822-5375, or ddarrah@ucsd.edu " target="_new"> dda...

Jennerex Publishes Clinical Trial Data With Lead Product JX-594 Demonstrating Efficacy Against Liver Cancer and Associated Hepatitis B Virus

...r of patients," said Dr. Tony Reid, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Investigation at the University of California, San Diego moores Cancer Center. "After years of methodical design and development to optimize our products, these results in end-stage liver cancer patients clearly ...

Jennerex Publishes Promising Results from Cancer Clinical Trial of JX-594 in Lancet Oncology

... liver cancer," said Dr. Tony Reid, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Investigation at the University of California, San Diego moores Cancer Center. "After years of methodical design and development to optimize our products, these results in end-stage patients powerfully validate o...
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Study may aid efforts to prevent uncontrolled cell division in cancer

...ema, PhD, associate professor at the Ludwig Institute and the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and the moores UCSD Cancer Center. "Because of this property, the time required to complete cell division remains the same during embryogenesis, even as cells get s...

UC San Diego bioengineering professor trey ideker wins 2009 Overton Prize

...r is an Associate Professor of Bioengineering at UC San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, and member of the moores UCSD Cancer Center. He is a pioneer in using genome-scale measurements to construct network models of cellular processes and disease. His recent resea...

Internationally acclaimed researcher joins UH faculty thanks to $5.5 million grant

...elocating to UH," said B. Montgomery Pettitt, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen distinguished professor in chemistry. Stuart Dryer, John and Rebecca moores distinguished professor of biology and chair of UH's department of biology and biochemistry, said Gustafsson and his colleagues will "fit in beautiful...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center study links vitamin D, type 1 diabetes

...ype 1 diabetes in children, according to new findings by researchers at the moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Departm...y and Preventive Medicine in the UCSD School of Medicine, and member of the moores UCSD Cancer Center. The study is published June 5 in the online version...

Gene therapy protocol at UCSD activates immune system in patients with leukemia

... A research team at the moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) reports that patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who were treated with a gene...

Expecting an afternoon nap can reduce blood pressure

...orge, Yvonne Harrison, Helen Jones and Greg Atkinson, of the Liverpool John moores University in Liverpool, U.K. The Afternoon Nap Afternoon naps, or ...en we awake and that more cardiac deaths occur in the mornings. So the John moores team will next look at blood pressure during the waking portion of the afte...

UF researchers devise way to calculate rates of evolution

...ing the forces of evolution, and this is one of the clearest studies that say mutation is a driving force, said Dan Graur, Ph.D., the John and Rebecca moores professor of biology and biochemistry at the University of Houston, who was not involved in the research. If you want to put a catch phrase on it, it ...

Researchers develop simple method to create natural drug products

...ical have looked to the oceans as rich sources of new natural products to potentially combat diseases such as cancer. The antibiotic synthesized in moores laboratory, called enterocin, was assembled in approximately two hours. Such a compound would normally take months if not a year to prepare chemically...

How to steer a moving cell

...d enter blood vessels ?spreading the cancer throughout the body. Richard Klemke, Ph.D., professor of pathology at UCSD School of Medicine and the moores Cancer Center, and his colleagues set out to better understand the complexity of signaling mechanisms within the cell that become de-regulated and all...

Monitoring poisons in the environment -- a woolly matter

... Heavy metals are present in variable amounts in the natural environment in the UK. Dr Jennifer Sneddon (Liverpool John moores University) will present the results of a pilot study assessing the use of upland sheep wool as a bio-monitoring device for natural levels of heavy me...
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Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 4th Annual Moores UCSD Cancer Center Translational Oncology Symposium

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, today announced that the Company will present information on platinum resistance at the Fourth Annual Moores UCSD Cancer Center Transl...

Improved culture system for hepatitis C virus infection

... effective for testing such therapies. Assistant Professor of Medicine Martina Buck, Ph.D., researcher at UC San Diego's Department of Medicine and moores UCSD Cancer Center developed the novel culture system, which mimics the biology of HCV infection in humans. "This is the first efficient and consis...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Highlights

...ns at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in San Diego. One of the posters, based on work done with the moores Cancer Center at the University of California San Diego, reported the pro-apoptotic effect of the active metabolite of ANA773 on human chronic...

Carbon nanotubes outperform copper nanowires as interconnects

... generally accepted that a quality replacement for copper must be discovered and perfected in the next five to 10 years in order to further perpetuate moores Law an industry mantra that states the number of transistors on a computer chip, and thus the chips speed, should double every 18-24 months. Nayak...

Blue dye could hold the key to super processing power

...ces already use magnetism as a system for signalling to process and store information. Current technology, however, has limitations. According to moores Law - a theory for describing the historical trend of computer hardware development computer technology will eventually reach a dead end as options f...

Cray Rides Again

...vernment market for the X1a 16-node, water-cooled chassis will put you back a cool $8 millionbut Cray does have a couple things going for it: For one, moores Law should drive that price tag lower and widen the X1s market. Second, the X1 in the past 12 months or so has built a solid track record with climate...

Is your IT stuck in the MUD?

...f-entry barrier begin to erode under the weight of moores Law like a sand castle at high tide. Theres plenty...ntrol of their computing and they like it. Just as moores law predicts, the per unit capability is rising an... people are rushing to take advantage. What the moores Law sound bites dont trumpet quite so loudly is th...

Oil-Free PCR Using the Hot Top Assembly

... Hot Top Assembly now available for Robocycler 96 temperature cyclers Michelle Cayouette Jane moores Michael Steege Jason Capodanno Michael Rahilly Stratagene Cloning Systems, Inc. With the introduction of the Hot Top Assembly for RoboCycl...

New Temperature Cycler Features Interchangeable Blocks

... One temperature cycler can meet the needs of an entire laboratory Michelle Cayouette Jane moores Jason Capodanno Michael Steege Michael Rahilly Stratagene Stratagene is introducing the RoboCycler Infinity temperature cycler, # ...

Counting Colonies or Plaques Directly from Images of Agar Plates

... Novel capability of EagleSight software version 3.1 Michelle Cayouette Jane moores Michael Steege Alan Orr Stratagene Cloning Systems, Inc. With the introduction of EagleSight software version 3.1, researchers have the...
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