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Largest Gift in History of Reed College and National Jewish Health Received from Author David Eddings

$30 million to be used to support language and literature studies, and to pioneer new approaches for the research and treatment of asthma in children DENVER and PORTLAND, Ore., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Jewish Health and Reed College have received the larg...

Sens. Reed and Whitehouse Vote to Protect America's Kids From Tobacco

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sheld...

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement With Naval Medical Research Center and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBO) today announced that the company has signed a Limited Purpose Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (LP-CRADA) with the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) and the Walter Reed Arm...

Walter Reed First Military Hospital to Use Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Treat Depression

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center treated its first behavioral health patient yesterday with a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy device. Walter Reed is the first DoD facility to use this technology and one of the first U.S. facilities so ...

Washington Redskins Reed Doughty Named Honorary Chair of the National Kidney Foundation's Inaugural Kidney Walk in Prince George's County

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Redskins Safety Reed Doughty will join the National Kidney Foundation to raise awareness about kidney disease and organ donation by serving as the Honorary Chair of the Foundation's Ronald D. Paul Kidney Walk on April 19 at the Mall at Prin...

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton & Tripler Army Medical Center to Install Neuro Kinetics' I-Portal(R) NOTC System for Traumatic Brain Injury Testing

'Promising' Advantages over MRIs as Company Prepares to Publish Unique Pre- & Post-Accident Study PITTSBURGH, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In a push to improve diagnosis of returning military personnel for traumatic brain injuries, three leading military medical centers --...

Rep. Boozman, AOA Officials Tour Military Eye Care Facilities at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

AOA Seeks to Aid America's Wounded Warriors Facing Combat-Related Eye Trauma and Vision Damage Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eye wounds and combat-related vision loss have been among the most common types of injury for America's soldie...

Ventas Appoints James D. Shelton and Robert D. Reed to Board

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) ("Ventas" or the "Company") said today that James "Denny" Shelton and Robert D. Reed have been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Shelton is Chairman of Legacy Hospital Partners, Inc., and most...

Walter Reed Anniversary Exposes More McCain Double Talk

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year ago today, the American people first learned about the dreadful conditions at military hospitals and outpatient facilities treating wounded soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Amid the national outrage sparked by those reports, ...

Sedgwick CMS Gift Supports Walter Reed Patients, Families

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) announced a gift today of $150,000 to the Walter Reed Society, the private auxiliary support organization for Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC). The gift will be used by the Walter Reed Socie...

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Walter Reed Army Medical Center offers HIFU for Qualifying Men with Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer in a Phase III Clinical Trial

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center is the latest institution to be added to a number of academic centers involved in a clinical trial that is investigating the safety and efficacy of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) using the Sonablate(R) 500 for the ...

Walter Reed Evaluation Concludes FirstVue(TM) HBSAG Test is Preferred over Other Rapid Tests

FirstVue(TM) HBSAG Test Found to Have Higher Sensitivity and Specificity than Other Rapid HBSAG Tests and FirstVue(TM) '...and was the preferred test in all phases of this evaluation' CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- AT First Diagnostic LLC an emerging worldwide m...

Novel Vaccine Approach Offers Hope in Fight Against HIV

...hief scientific officer at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Johnson developed the novel approach over a ten-year period, collaborating with K. reed Clark, Ph.D., a molecular virologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The study appeared today in the online version of Natu...

U.S. Navy and U.S. Army to Develop Dengue DNA Vaccine Formulated With Vical's Vaxfectin(R) Adjuvant

...he vaccine and the adjuvant under a $1.3 million contract, and will provide regulatory and clinical expertise. Testing will be performed at the Walter reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) under sponsorship of the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA). "Dengue is the scourge of the...

Elsevier is Expanding eClinical Solutions in Europe

...nds and has offices worldwide. Elsevier is part of reed Elsevier Group plc ( http://www.reedelsevier.com/ ...legal, education and business-to-business sectors, reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible inform...g emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amster...

Karolinska Institutet to Test Vical's Vaxfectin(R) Adjuvant With Preventive Vaccine against HIV Under Sponsorship of Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control

...s that causes cowpox) to shuttle the same non-infectious gene sequences into the body. The boost vaccine component was developed by the NIH and Walter reed Army Institute of Research, and does not use an adjuvant. In the first Phase 1 trial, the DNA priming vaccines were delivered with the Biojector(R) ...

Karolinska Institute to Test Vical's Vaxfectin(R) Adjuvant with Preventive Vaccine against HIV Under Sponsorship of Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control

...s that causes cowpox) to shuttle the same non-infectious gene sequences into the body. The boost vaccine component was developed by the NIH and Walter reed Army Institute of Research, and does not use an adjuvant. In the first Phase 1 trial, the DNA priming vaccines were delivered with the Biojector(R) ...

Iomai Announces Publication in The Lancet of Phase II Study Demonstrating Significant Efficacy of Travelers' Diarrhea Vaccine

...ystem stimulants, delivered via a novel, needle-free technology called transcutaneous immunization (TCI). TCI, discovered by researchers at the Walter reed Army Institute of Research, taps into the unique benefits of a major group of antigen-presenting cells found in the outer layers of the skin (Langerha...

Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation

...ystem stimulants, delivered via a novel, needle-free technology called transcutaneous immunization (TCI). TCI, discovered by researchers at the Walter reed Army Institute of Research, taps into the unique benefits of a major group of antigen-presenting cells found in the outer layers of the skin to genera...

STAR Cranial Centers of Excellence Offer Cutting-Edge Treatment to Dallas Area Children

... of this technology in the Dallas area. Michelle reed of Dallas has twins -- Zoe and JR -- but only Zoe ...oning Zoe often and encouraging more "tummy time," reed noted that Zoe's head shape continued to get worse...the helmet was surprisingly easier than expected," reed said. "Zoe did great. After she was out of the hel...
Reed in Biological News

First genetically-engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...ll as scientists from the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the Walter reed Army Institute for Research and the University of Maryland, had used knowle...," he said. The human trials of the vaccine will take place at the Walter reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland, US. The genetically attenuated para...

ADA releases updated position paper on vegetarian diets

...mpanying paper were written by Winston Craig, PhD, MPH, RD, professor and chair of the department of nutrition and wellness at Andrews University; and reed Mangels, PhD, RD, nutrition advisor at the Vegetarian Resource Group, Baltimore, Md. The revised position paper incorporates new topics and additio...

MSU lands $2.1 million grant to take part in national autism study

... collection and are developing additional technical innovations in data management to handle the 100 million data elements anticipated in this study," reed said. ...

Changing climate likely to make 'super weed' even more powerful

... Researchers at the University of Delaware have discovered a new reason why the tall, tasseled reed Phragmites australis is one of the most invasive plants in the United States. The UD research team found that Phragmites delivers a one-two che...

Novel vaccine approach offers hope in fight against HIV

...hief scientific officer at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Johnson developed the novel approach over a ten-year period, collaborating with K. reed Clark, Ph.D., a molecular virologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The study appeared today in the online version of Nature...

Entomological Society of America's Linnaean Games teams selected

...Branch Winner: University of California, RiversideAndrew F. Ernst, Jennifer A. Henke, Elizabeth A. Murray, Adena M. Why, and Deane K. Zahn; Darcy A. reed (coach) Runner-up: Washington State UniversityJeremy Buckman, Ashfaq A. Sial, Matthew D. Smart, and Nik G. Wiman; Richard S. Zack (coach) Southeas...

Liking sweets makes sense for kids

...of sweetness in their foods as compared to adults, a pattern that declines during adolescence. To explore the biological underpinnings of this shift, reed and University of Washington researcher Susan Coldwell, PhD, looked at sweet preference and biological measures of growth and physical maturation in 1...

Climate change affecting Europe's birds now, say researchers

...ardinian warbler (P); subalpine warbler (P); bee-eater (P); cirl bunting (B); Cetti's warbler (B); hoopoe (P); golden oriole (B); goldfinch (B); great reed warbler (P); and collared dove (B). Species in this list marked with a (B) already breed regularly in the UK. Species marked with a (P) are potential ...

MIT: Using touch to help deaf people

...liminary studies of deaf people's ability to interpret the vibrations from tactile devices. This project was originally inspired by earlier studies reed did on the Tadoma technique, a communication method taught to deaf-blind people. Practitioners of that method hold their hands to someone's face while...

Pubic hair provides evolutionary home for gorilla lice

...wn as crabs, evolved from the structurally similar gorilla louse, Pthirus gorillae. Interestingly however, while genetic analysis carried out by David reed at the University of Florida indicates that this split occurred around 3.3 million years ago, humans are believed to have diverged from gorillas much ...
Reed in Biological Technology

First genetically engineered malaria vaccine to enter human trials

...ll as scientists from the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the Walter reed Army Institute for Research and the University of Maryland, had used knowle...," he said. The human trials of the vaccine will take place at the Walter reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland, US. The genetically attenuated para...

Vistaar and the Professional Pricing Society Partner to Present Premier Symposium for Pricing Practitioners

...ned pricing expert and industry thought leader Dr. reed Holden to present the keynote address ...e a keynote address by renowned pricing expert Dr. reed Holden, CEO and founder of Holden Advisors and co-...y pleased to team up with industry thought leaders reed Holden and the Professional Pricing Society to pre...

Elsevier Releases Results of Alternative Energy Research Leadership Study Identifying Top 25 Institutions Worldwide

...the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock E...

Elsevier and NextBio Sign Partnership to Enrich ScienceDirect Content, Accelerating Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Chemistry Research

...the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock E...

Elsevier / MC Strategies Online Courses Named in the 15th Annual Communicator Awards

...the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock E...

Elsevier's Science & Technology Division and Science News Partner to Organize the First "Attracting Academic Talent Summit" in Beijing

...he science and medical, legal, education, and business-to-business sectors, reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock E...

CPM Resource Center and The Shams Group Partner To Help Hospitals Integrate Evidence-Based Clinical Content Into Information Systems

...the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock E...

Statement From Michael Hansen, CEO of Elsevier's Health Sciences Division, Regarding Australia Based Sponsored Journal Practices Between 2000 and 2005

...he science and medical, legal, education, and business-to-business sectors, reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock E...

Xconomy Launches XSITE 2009; First Annual Xconomy Summit on Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at Boston University

... venture capital and academic leaders are: Juan Enriquez of Biotechonomy, Nobel Laureate Phil Sharp of MIT , Microsoft Startup Labs Managing Director reed Sturtevant, Boston Power CEO Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals CEO John Maraganore, Boston Scientific Co-founder John Abele, and Yet-Mi...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group & Entest BioMedical Submit Research Proposal to U.S. Army for Funding Adipose-Derived Stem Cells to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

... brain injuries in service members returning from the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan appear to be higher than in previous conflicts. Walter reed Army Medical Center has stated that nearly 30% of all patients with combat-related injuries have sustained a TBI mostly from roadside bombs and other ...
Reed in Biological Definition

Prion

... . Despite many years of effort, Cox could not identify a conventional mutation that was responsible for the [PSI+] trait. In 1994 , yeast geneticist reed Wickner correctly hypothesized that [PSI+] as well as another mysterious heritable trait, [URE3], resulted from prion forms of certain normal cellula...
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