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Mayo Clinic's Dr. Ronald C. Petersen Awarded Leon Thal Prize for Excellence in Dementia Research

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lou Ruvo Brain Institute today announced Dr. Ronald C. Petersen, Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, was awarded the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute's Leon Thal Prize for Excellence in Dementia Research. Dr. Petersen became the first reci...

Mayo Clinic study continues to refine most effective methods to predict Alzheimer's disease

...cations or other therapies, the greater impact we can have on lessening the number of people who will ultimately develop Alzheimer's disease." Dr. petersen and his team studied 1,261 individuals aged 70󈟅 years who were cognitively normal or had only slight memory impairment at the onset of the stu...

Mayo Clinic Study Continues to Refine Most Effective Methods to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

...tions or other therapies, the greater impact we can have on lessening the number of people who will ultimately develop Alzheimer's disease." Dr. petersen and his team studied 1,261 individuals aged 70-89 years who were cognitively normal or had only slight memory impairment at the onset of the study. Th...

Brain Imaging (MRI/PET) and Measurements of Proteins in Spinal Fluid May Improve Alzheimer's Prediction and Diagnosis

...ntify 'at risk' individuals now in order to steer them to clinical trials," petersen added. petersen is Professor of Neurology; Cora Kanow Professor of Alzheimer's Disease Rese...

Pay-for-Performance Doesn't Shortchange Patients

...r care, whether they were more or less satisfied," petersen said. "We did not find that patients who had multi...ing performance on measures of quality to suffer," petersen said. "However, we did not find that to be the cas...pply to all people treated in all medical centers, petersen cautioned. "The Veterans Administration has a lot ...

Pay-for-performance may benefit doctors who care for very sick

...nce raises a lot of fears and assumptions that the reimbursement will not be fair toward doctors who care for the sickest patients," said Dr. Laura A. petersen ( http://www.hsrd.houston.med.va.gov/health-policy/petersenl.htm ), the study's lead author and director of the Houston VA Health Services Research an...

Photos: The Nation's Leading Scientists and Top Rock Stars Shine a Spotlight on the Promise of Medical Research

... ( Harvard Medical School ) Eric J. Topol , MD, pioneer in genomics-based cardiology (Scripps Translational Science Institute) Ron petersen , MD, clinician, Alzheimer's investigator; President Ronald Reagan's personal physician (Mayo Clinic) Steven T. DeKosky , MD, pioneer in ear...

Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease May Speed Dementia

...ons can potentially slow the course of Alzheimer's disease." More and more data are showing the connection between lifestyle and cognitive decline, petersen stressed. "This series of articles underlines that," he said. And people need to improve these lifestyle factors in middle age, he said. "People...

Finalists Announced for American Heart Association's Paul 'Bear' Bryant College Football Coach of the Year Award

...ate University - As the 2006 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year winner, petersen has taken the Broncos to an undefeated record of 12-0 this year in his thir...h Western Athletic Conference championship to Boise State in seven years. petersen takes the Broncos to the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 23, their seventh straight...

Bryant College Football Coach of the Year Watch List Released

...hall - Brigham Young University Urban Meyer - University of Florida Joe Paterno - Penn State Gary Patterson - Texas Christian University Chris petersen - Boise State University Nick Saban - The University of Alabama Bob Stoops - University of Oklahoma Kyle Whittingham - University of Utah The ...
Petersen in Medical Technology

Two New Alzheimer's Disease Studies Show Advances Against Different Treatment Targets

...r olds. Men were nearly twice as likely to develop MCI as women. "The rate of new MCI cases in this group was considerably higher than anticipated," petersen said. "If we extrapolate Alzheimer's incidence rates to MCI, we would expect perhaps 1 to 2 percent per year, but our findings were substantially high...
Petersen in Medical Products

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Description:...l Hyperplasia. (Monographs on Endocrinology, vol. 26) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984. 2. Hughes IA & Winter JSD. J Pediatr 88:766-773, 1976. 3. petersen KE & Christensen T. Acta P diatr Scand 68:205-211, 1979....
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Petersen in Biological News

New renewables to power 40 per cent of global electricity demand by 2050

...er supports the viability of renewables, examining closely the limitations and potential of wind, biomass and biofuels. According to Erik Lundtang petersen of Risoe DTU's Wind Energy Department in Roskilde, Denmark, in order for the wind sector to deliver its full potential, it must focus on efficiently d...

Master planners in brain may coordinate other areas' roles in cognitive tasks

... Much of the human brain's power derives from what petersen calls "flexible configuration of processing system...ink it, but they'd never ask for a cup of coffee," petersen explains. "If you ask them how they are, they'll t...re not implying that this region isn't important," petersen says. "In this study, though, it just didn't come ...

A new look at the state of the oceans

...seminar will be on utilisation and monitoring of coastal zones and their potential benefits for industries and society. Friedhelm Schröder and Wilhelm petersen of the GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht, together with Prof Dr Karen Wiltshire of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, will be o...

Carbon nanotube absorption measured in worms, cancer cells

...rs of the presentation are graduate student Elijah petersen and postdoctoral research assistant Qingguo Huang....health of ecosystems and lead to uptake by humans, petersen said. "This approach has virtually limitless p...bes in environmental and biomedical applications," petersen said. ...
Petersen in Biological Technology

Pacific Biosciences Acquires Single Molecule Sequencing Technology from LI-COR Biosciences

...supported by a global network of distributors. Further information can be obtained at http://www.licor.com . CONTACT: LI-COR Biosciences Kerry petersen VP Business Development and Intellectual Property 402.467.0753 kerry.petersen@licor.com ...

Breakthrough in nanotechnology by uncovering conductive property of carbon-based molecules

...nductive atoms, explained project head Hrvoje Petek, a professor of physics and chemistry in Pitts School of Arts and Sciences and codirector of Pitts petersen Institute for NanoScience and Engineering. The research was performed by Pitt post-doctoral associates Min Feng and Jin Zhao. When an electron was ...

Model for the assembly of advanced, single-molecule-based electronic components developed at Pitt

...ectronic device, said project leader Hrvoje Petek, a professor of physics and chemistry in Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences and codirector of Pitt's petersen Institute for NanoScience and Engineering (PINSE). The published research pertains to organic-or carbon-based-soccer ball-shaped carbon molecules kn...

SBC merger with AT&T could open opportunities in Wisconsin

... a global provider of communications rather than a regional one. TDS, which petersen said tries to present itself as a Midwestern company, is keeping an eye out...r of companies of this size happens, it creates major marketplace openings, petersen said. Wisconsin might not be strategic for the combined entity, but will re...

TDS warns of continuing "Vishing" attempts

...rom the level of professionalism and grammar that it is a fraudulent call," petersen said. "The caller is speaking quickly and trying to confuse the customer wi... to become the same company - a false claim. "This is simply not true," petersen noted. What is true is that SBC completed its acquisition of AT&T last N...
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