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Management Health Solutions, Inc. Selects NCI Consulting Group as Dedicated Representative to IDN's and GPO's

Management Health Solutions, Inc. (MHS), a leading provider of clinical supply chain management solutions to the health care industry, announced today that they have selected the NCI Consulting Group, a firm specializing in medical supply chain management, as their dedicated representative to ID...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

... network and is always available for live or pre-taped interviews. nci leads the National Cancer Program and the NIH effort to dramatically reduce...ing of new researchers. For more information about cancer, please visit the nci Web site at http://www.cancer.gov or call NCI's Cancer Information Se...

Remote-control closed system invented for inserting radio-active atoms inside fullerenes

...a carbon cage? Dorn asked himself several years ago. With more funding from nci and Virginia's Commonwealth Technology Research Fund (CTRF), he set out to ...r getting larger." An earlier stage of the research was presented at the nci Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Investigators Meeting in September 20...

NCI Renews Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Support Grant, Extends Comprehensive Status

...tinct locations across the United States. The nci Cancer Center Support Grant award to MCCC totals m...ites in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona. "The nci renewal of Mayo's Cancer Center Support Grant ensu...tions for cancer patients," Dr. Diasio says. "This nci grant is key in enabling Mayo Clinic to continue d...

NCI renews Mayo Clinic Cancer Center support grant, extends comprehensive status

...istinct locations across the United States. The nci Cancer Center Support Grant award to MCCC totals m... sites in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona. "The nci renewal of Mayo's Cancer Center Support Grant ensu...tions for cancer patients," Dr. Diasio says. "This nci grant is key in enabling Mayo Clinic to continue d...

Second gene linked to familial testicular cancer

...., NCI, led the clinical cancer genetics study which identified the multiple-case testicular cancer families used for the DNA analysis. The NICHD and nci are parts of NIH. The researchers found that seven different mutations in the gene in question, PDE11A, created abnormal versions of the PDE11A enz...

Individuals Who Apply Pesticides Are Found to Have Double the Risk of Blood Disorder

...million Americans use pesticides, it's important that the risks of developing MGUS from the use of pesticides is known," added senior study author and nci investigator Michael Alavanja, DrPH. The blood of study participants, who were individuals licensed to apply restricted-use pesticides, was asses...

Gene Can Dampen Chemo Drug Effectiveness

...ings have a silver lining: New tests may soon be developed to help doctors screen for genetic markers and create "tailored" therapies, according to an nci news release. "In the future, such tests may be used to guide the treatment of patients with the SOD2 variation, ensuring that they receive a thera...

Entest BioMedical Inc. Adds Former National Cancer Institute Researcher to Scientific Advisory Board With Focus on Stem Cell Cancer Patient Therapies

...oMedical Inc.'s ( www.entestbio.com ) Science Advisory Board where he will focus on expanding the company's stem cell cancer research. Dr. Josephs' nci research involved studies of the human T-cell leukemia virus, HIV and Human Herpervirus-6 genetic characterization. Josephs also worked for Baxter He...

Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development Announces Collaboration with National Cancer Institute to Develop Novel Cell Therapies to Treat Cancer

...M.D., Ph.D., chief, Surgery Branch, serving as the nci principal investigator, to research and develop no... Diagnostics businesses. "Dr. Rosenberg and nci have extensive experience in the development of im...cal studies. We look forward to collaborating with nci to optimize technologies and to begin testing of o...

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NCI in Medical Technology

Velos, Inc. Releases Software to Support Cancer Centers With New Workflow and Content for NCI Clinical Trials Reporting Program

FREMONT, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Velos, Inc., the trusted leader in clinical research management systems, announced today the availability of new system capabilities to ensure that the cancer center community can fulfill new registration requirements for the U.S. National Cancer ...

U.S. NCI Starts Enrolment in Phase 2 Systemic Melanoma Clinical Trial with REOLYSIN(R)

CALGARY, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has started enrolment in a Phase 2 clinical trial for patients with metastatic melan...

GeneGo is Awarded NCI Grant for Development of Systems Biology Platform for Integrative Data Analysis in Cancer

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., a leading provider of databases, software and services in systems biology, announced today that they were awarded a Phase I SBIR from National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the development of a platform for functional data analysis in cance...

New Review on PROSTVAC(TM) Published by Key Investigators From NCI

KVISTGAARD, Denmark, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A just published Review in the publication "Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs", Volume 18, Issue 7 2009, confirms the previous published information on PROSTVAC(TM). This is the most comprehensive and updated Review on PROSTVAC(TM) so...

National Cancer Institute Research Identifies Unique Mechanism of Brostallicin's Anti-Tumor Effectiveness

...trabectedin (Yondelis(R); ET-743), which is a natural marine product approved in Europe. Unlike other chemotherapy agents, including trabectedin, the nci research indicates that the tumor cell DNA damaging effects of brostallicin are enhanced by high tumor glutathione levels, a hallmark of drug-resistan...

CEL-SCI to Present Data from Multikine Clinical Trials at National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI) Seminar Series

...ctives of the collaborative study between the NIH, nci under a current Material Transfer Agreement. This...trial and these samples will be tested by the NIH, nci using Genomic Microarray technology, developed at the NIH, nci laboratories. About CEL-SCI Corporation C...

USC Keck School of Medicine's Dr. Alan Epstein Receives Prestigious National Cancer Institute RAID Award for Breakthrough IL-2 Molecule Therapeutic

...award Dr. Epstein has received from the National Cancer Institute. The nci RAID program is a peer-reviewed competitive award program designed to assis...oved success rate for cancer therapies," said Alan Epstein. "I am thrilled nci saw the priority value of this therapeutic and awarded RAID assistance to h...

Enrollment in Delcath's Pivotal Phase III Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trial Achieves Seventy-Five Percent Accrual

... (NCI). Under this CRADA, patients for this study are being treated at the nci and at top cancer centers throughout the United States. The nci is serving as coordinating center for the study, which includes the initiat...

Mutant Genes in High-Risk Childhood Leukemias Identified

...ealth (NIH). This research was done as part of the nci Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Ef...e children. The National Cancer Institute nci leads the National Cancer Program and the NIH effo...or more information about cancer, please visit the nci Web site at http://www.cancer.gov or call NC...

Moffitt Cancer Center Signs Licensing Agreement with Frantz BioMarkers, LLC

...te Located in Tampa , Florida , Moffitt Cancer Center ( www.moffitt.org ) is the only Florida-based cancer center with the nci designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center for its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer co...

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NCI in Biological News

NIST, NCI bring web 2.0 tools to nanotechnology standards effort

Federal government and U.S. industry scientists say they are forging ahead with plans for an international, online collaboration to speed up creation of critically needed nanotechnology standards, including the underpinning reference materials and tests that support development of nanotech product...

Race/ethnicity, family income and education associated with sugar consumption

...stitute (NHLBI), Bethesda, MD, and Information Management Services, Inc., Silver Spring, MD, analyzed responses to questions about added sugars. Both nci and NHLBI are part of the National Institutes of Health. In men and women, intakes of added sugars were inversely related to both education and fam...

SRI announces selection by the National Cancer Institute as a Chemical Biology Consortium center

...putational methods, will be a key component of the nci Chemical Biology Consortium program. "SRI is proud to be selected to join this innovative nci program and to continue our long-standing support ...was invited to join the CBC Steering Committee, an nci advisory panel that will work to ensure that CBC C...

New biomarker method could increase the number of diagnostic tests for cancer

...l to allow doctors to detect cancer in the earliest stages, when treatment provides the greatest chances of survival," said John E. Niederhuber, M.D., nci director. "The critical limiting factor to date in validating biomarkers for clinical use has been the lack of standardized technologies and methodolo...

New early detection studies of lung cancer in non-smokers launched today

... The NCI-EDRN will fund most of the tumor studies, and the Canary Foundation will provide funding for the cell culture studies. Projects funded by nci include: Protein biomarker discovery: In-Depth Proteomic Analysis of Plasmas from Subjects with Lung Cancer Arising in Current, and Never Smokers...

Cancer Genomics Browser gives cancer researchers a powerful new tool

...-SPY study is funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and includes nine cancer centers nationwide. TCGA is a large-scale collaborative effort by nci and the National Human Genome Research Institute to systematically characterize the genomic changes that occur in cancer. The UCSC team is also workin...

Statin therapy ineffective in breast cancer prevention

...ding factors, have yielded mixed results when examining breast cancer. Scientists under the auspices of the NCI, including Ronald Lubet, Ph.D., an nci program director, and Clinton Grubbs, Ph.D., director of the Chemoprevention Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham conducted laboratory wo...

The structure of the Mre11 protein bound to DNA

...experimental evidence for the best among competing models, that makes this beamline combining both techniques so very valuable to the missions of both nci and DOE." ...

New tool to speed cancer therapy approval available

...American Association for Cancer Research. "The nci supports a great deal of excellent translational r...slational research process more efficient. "The nci funds many important research projects, and we hop...vention, and treatment strategies. We believe the nci 's experience will be an important resource for ot...

NCI grant launches clinical trials for colon cancer screening

...s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, believes the technology he has developed could lead to the first such test. A major part of the nci grant is to validate the technology and have it ready for commercialization. Backman is leading a diverse group of researchers from Northwestern an...

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Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NCI For Its Multi-Targeted Cancer siRNA Therapeutics

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirnaomics, Inc. (http://www.sirnaomics.com ) announced today that the company has received an SBIR (small business innovation research) grant from National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Health (NIH). Sirnaomics, Inc., a biopharmaceut...

GeneGo Is Awarded NCI Grant for Development of Systems Biology Database and Tools for Nutrition in Cancer in Collaboration with the FDA

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo Inc., a leading provider of databases, tools and services in systems biology, announced today that they were awarded with a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the development of a platform for understanding the inf...

BioNanomatrix Receives New NCI Grant to Support Development of Chip-Based Nanofluidics Systems for Cell Fractionation

- STTR Grant will Support Development of Advanced Sample Sorting Capabilities and Enhancements in Chip Design for Applications in Cancer Diagnostics and Research - PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNanomatrix, Inc., today announced that the company and Princ...

Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NIH/NCI for Its Multi-Targeted Lung Cancer siRNA Therapeutics

... diseases including H1N1/H5N1 influenza A infection, scarless wound healing and several types of cancers. "Receiving an SBIR grant again from nci clearly demonstrates the scientific and business merits of our lung cancer therapeutic program using multi-targeted siRNA cocktails," said Dr. Patrick...

University of Florida Shands Cancer Center Selects OnCore(r) to Support its Collaborative Research Goals

.... The OnCore platform is the result of nearly a decade of experience working closely with large research organizations, including many world-class nci designated cancer centers and institutes funded by the National Institute of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program. By act...

New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report

... Metastatic Prostate Cancer Patients II-56 nci Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Cytogen's QUAD...tics Enters into a Scientific Partnership with nci II-70 Morphotek(R) Enters into Licensing Agreement with nci II-71 ValiRx Acquires Exclusive Evaluation Lic...

Debiopharm Group and Moffitt Cancer Center Sign Development and Commercialisation Agreement for Small Molecule Debio 0928 in Early Preclinical Development for Treatment of Solid Tumours

... About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center [ http://www.moffitt.org/ ] is an nci [ http://www.cancer.gov/ ] Comprehensive Cancer Center - a designation that recognises Moffitt's excellence in research and contributions to clinical ...

NFGC Conducts Multi-Institutional Research Project in Ovarian Cancer

...te Located in Tampa , Florida , Moffitt Cancer Center ( www.moffitt.org ) is the only Florida-based cancer center with the nci designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center for its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer co...

Bavarian Nordic Publishes its Annual Results 2008

...ed. We implemented a new strategy, and this has already borne fruit. Our increased focus on cancer therapies which through to the partnership with the nci led to the acquisition of PROSTVAC(TM) has strengthened our pipeline and we feel very optimistic about our cancer vaccines in the future. At the end o...

Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development

...n a variety of disease processes including pulmonary fibrosis, atherosclerosis and bacterial infection. Dr. Guy S. Salvesen is a Professor in the nci Cancer Center at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. He is also Director of the Apoptosis and Cell Death Research Program. Dr. Salvesen earn...

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