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Scientific hunch poised to save thousands from toxic fish poisoning

... to make an effective treatment for neurotoxic shellfish poisoning (NSP), a condition related to ciguatera poisoning. Acting initially on a hunch, qbi neuroscientist Associate Professor Fred Meunier hypothesised that brevenal could be adapted to combat ciguatera poisoning. Simultaneously, and unb...

QBI neuroscientists make Alzheimer's disease advance

...amyloid plaques found in patients with Alzheimer's and corresponding degeneration of a specific population of nerve cells in the basal forebrain. qbi neuroscientist Dr Elizabeth Coulson's research was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience . She said the research had established that...

Discovery of cell linked to learning and memory

...a fundamental component of the process that regulates memory formation. qbi Director Professor Perry Bartlett said the discovery explains, for the firs... of these essential nerve cells. Research by Professor Bartlett and his qbi colleague Dr Tara Walker which features on this weeks front cover of the J...

Research Targets treatment for dementia and brain injuries

...Bartlett said. Professor Bartlett, who is also qbi director, said the latest discovery in the hippoca...isolate those cells in 2001. In September 2004, qbi discovered a molecule that blocks regrowth of dama...h head and spinal injuries. Researchers at the qbi are also working on treatments for Alzheimer's, st...
QBI in Biological News

UQ researcher tracking key to healing the brain

...o his PhD under Professor Perry Bartlett at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne. Dr Rietze followed Professor Bartlett to UQ when the qbi was established in 2003, where an innovative scientific environment has since been created thanks to having a high concentration of experts who specia...
QBI in Biological Technology

Quintessence division to develop drug tests with NIH grant

... Madison, Wis. — qbi Life Sciences said it has received $175,000 from the National Institutes o...iscovery and Development Technology Center in Helsinki will be working with qbi on the project. "Achievement of the aims under this grant will lead to a...

QBI's PreserveX product passes initial test

...pons just passed an early test. Kauten, CEO of qbi Life Sciences , recently received good news from a...s made during a presentation by Olga Trubetskoy, a qbi Life Sciences research fellow, at the Internationa...tion to the membrane protein stabilizing reagents, qbi has developed surface coatings for membrane protei...

QBI Life Sciences snags $130,000 NIH grant

... Madison, Wis. - qbi Life Sciences , a division of Quintessence Biosci...low Madison life sciences firm GWC Technologies . qbi will contribute its PreserveX Polymeric Micelles, ...rant under the NIH's Roadmap for Medical Research. qbi is using the grant to develop a high-throughput mo...
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