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SLAICO and SCI Form Partnership

Insurance veteran and largest funeral services provider team up to market final expense planning HOUSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Life and Accident Insurance Company and Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI ) have formed a unique partnership through SCI'...

Recd Number of Abstracts Submitted for Sci Cong on Osteoporosis

TORONTO. The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO), the world's largest Scientific congress devoted specifically to the bone disease osteoporosis, opened on Friday June 2, in Toronto, Canada//. Professor Rene Rizzoli, chairman of the IOF WCO Scientific Committee, noted that this year's...

Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride

...ty, enhancing the quality of life for those with spinal cord injury(SCI) through providing adaptive sports equipment, advancing scientific research on sci and supporting the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team. Kelly Brush, together with her family, started the foundation in 2006 after she sustained a severe spinal ...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

... National, in Madison, IL on August 1. Shotgun start will be 12:30pm. About Patrick Rummerfield Patrick Rummerfield is the first fully functional sci quadriplegic in the history of medicine. Following a 1974 car accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down, Patrick entered an uncharted and gr...

Service Corporation International Announces Schedule For Its Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call

...all/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ) announced it expects to issue a press release wi...arket closes. A conference call will be hosted by sci Management on Thursday, August 6, 2009. Details o...al Service Corporation International (NYSE: sci ), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North Ameri...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

...nd, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Citation: Ciolino JB, Hoare TR, Iwata NG, et al. A drug-eluting contact lens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis sci 2009; 50:3346-52. [Note to reporters: A photo of the lens is available from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Pleas...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

...ul Street Baltimore, MD 21218 *Hope Village Comm. Center* 1501 E. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21231 *Friendship Acad of sci & Tech* 801 South Highland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224 *Bethlehem Baptist Church* 6420 Belair Road Baltimore, MD 2120 ...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

...ul Street Baltimore, MD 21218 *Hope Village Comm. Center* 1501 E. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21231 *Friendship Acad of sci & Tech* 801 South Highland Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224 *Bethlehem Baptist Church* 6420 Belair Road Baltimore, MD 2120 ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants

...es, also has model systems for brain and spinal injury: Northern New Jersey sci System and Northern New Jersey TBI System, which are funded by major grants...titute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. While there are 14 model sci systems and 14 TBI model systems in the U.S., Kessler Foundation is one of ...

Bone marrow stem cell co-transplantation prevents embryonic stem cell transplant-associated tumors

...udies using embryonic stem cells transplanted into sci laboratory animals, a serious drawback has been th...on, resulting in suppression of tumor formation in sci model mice," said corresponding author Dr. Masahid...o effective medical therapy has been available for sci patients. While ES cells have been thought to repr...

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CEL SCI Collaborators Demonstrate Novel L.E.A.P.S. Vaccines Immunize Mice Against Tuberculosis Antigens and Suggest Potential to Treat Swine and Other Influenzas

VIENNA, Va., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE AMEX: CVM ) announced today that its collaborators at the University of Hawaii reported on data at the annual American Society for Microbiology in Philadelphia, PA. This data demonstrates that vaccines utilizing its L.E.A...

Discovery's Edge Spring Issue - http://discoverysedge.mayo.edu

...f us, but to victims of spinal cord injury (SCI) it may be anything but certain. Mayo researchers are exploring ways to ensure breathing capability in sci patients. http://discoverysedge.mayo.edu/de09-1-mssk-sieck-respsci/ Glitches in Ion Transporters -- An Unlikely Link Between Kidney Diseases...

Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute First in U.S. to Treat Cancer Patient with Elekta VMAT

...eatment program in the Pacific Northwest. A true multidisciplinary program, sci offers a wide range of advanced cancer-treatment options in chemotherapy, r...r(TM) at Swedish Medical Center, and Northwest Hospital Gamma Knife Center. sci is also working toward adding the latest generation of proton beam radiothe...

Independent Analyses of the SEAS, SHARP and IMPROVE-IT Studies of Ezetimibe

...ase issued by the SEAS investigators today. Contact: Andrew Trehearne, CTSU, +44(0)1865-743960, +44(0)789-404-2600 Co-directors: Rory Collins FMed sci FRCP BHF Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology Sir Richard Peto FRS Hon FRCP Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology Jane Colin ...

Synapse Biomedical Receives FDA Approval of NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS)(TM) For Spinal Cord Injury Breathing Applications

...trol of their diaphragms. With the FDA's approval, sci patients and their caregivers throughout the U.S. ... the clinical trial, NeuRx DPS(TM) provided 98% of sci patients who had been dependent on mechanical vent...h America by Stephen P. Burns MD, the incidence of sci pneumonia for initial admitted patients was report...

Blood Spot Technology at ZRT Highlighted in March Issue of Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology - A Convenient Alternative to Serum Testing for Health Screening

...a Finger Stick Dried Blood Spot Method," by Sanjay Kapur, PhD, Sonia Kapur, PhD, and David Zava, PhD of ZRT Laboratory, Beaverton, Oregon, (J Diabetes sci Technol 2008; 2(2):236-41), describes ZRT's methods for measurement of insulin, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and triglycerides from d...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Announces 12 Month Interim Results from the Phase I/IIa Cethrin(R) Clinical Trial in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

...Ib trial in up to 100 patients with acute cervical sci at up to 80 sites in the United States, Canada, Eu...ted countries. A total of 48 patients with acute sci were enrolled in the Phase I/IIa open label study ...ients who suffered a complete thoracic or cervical sci (classified as grade A on the ASIA Impairment Scal...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Enters Agreement to Amend Cethrin(R) License to Lower Milestone Payments and Royalty Rates

...ut Spinal Cord Injury, or SCI There are approximately 11,000 new cases of sci each year in the U.S. The average age of injury is 38. The estimated health care costs that are directly attributable to sci vary greatly according to severity of the injury. The National Spinal Cord ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Address a Congressional Briefing on Paralysis Research and the Spinal Cord Injury Community at 'Working 2 Walk' in Washington, DC, April 13-15, 2008

...first-ever therapeutic option for nerve repair to patients with acute spinal cord injury, we are committed to the support of the excellent work of the sci advocacy groups. These groups reach out to patients, care-givers, professional societies and the general public providing valuable educational, qualit...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Concludes Enrollment in the Cethrin(R) Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

...lacebo-controlled, dose-escalating Phase I/IIa trial in subjects with acute sci at sites in the United States and Canada. The trial assessed 5 dose levels ...s in the Cethrin Phase I/IIa trial suffered a complete thoracic or cervical sci and were thus classified as an A on the ASIA Impairment Scale at the time o...

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Free Activin AB ELISA Test

Description:...(4,5), preterm labor (6) and various oncological conditions (7). Chang H et al. Endocrine Rev 23: 787-823, 2002. Meunier H et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 85: 247-251, 1988. Krummen LA et al. Endocrinology 132: 431-443, 1993. Muttukrishna S et al. Lancet 349:1285-1288, 1997. Muttukrishna S et al. ...
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Free Activin A ELISA Test

Description:...(4,5), preterm labor (6) and various oncological conditions (7). Chang H et al. Endocrine Rev 23: 787-823, 2002. Meunier H et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 85: 247-251, 1988. Krummen LA et al. Endocrinology 132: 431-443, 1993. Muttukrishna S et al. Lancet 349:1285-1288, 1997. Muttukrishna S et al. ...
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Free Activin B ELISA Test

Description:...(4,5), preterm labor (6) and various oncological conditions (7). Chang H et al. Endocrine Rev 23: 787-823, 2002. Meunier H et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 85: 247-251, 1988. Krummen LA et al. Endocrinology 132: 431-443, 1993. Muttukrishna S et al. Lancet 349:1285-1288, 1997. Muttukrishna S et al. ...
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Osteocalcin IRMA Test

Description:...so been useful in the research of toxic effects on bone [6,8]. Gundberg CM. J Clin Ligand Assay 21:128-138, 1998. Price PA, et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 73:3374-3375, 1976. Gallop PM, et al. New Engl J Med 302:1460, 1980. Price PA, et al. J Biol Chem 256:12760, 1981. Farrugia W & Melik RA. Cal...
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Osteocalcin ELISA Test

Description:...so been useful in the research of toxic effects on bone [6,8]. Gundberg CM. J Clin Ligand Assay 21:128-138, 1998. Price PA, et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 73:3374-3375, 1976. Gallop PM, et al. New Engl J Med 302:1460, 1980. Price PA, et al. J Biol Chem 256:12760, 1981. Farrugia W & Melik RA. Cal...
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IGFBP-1, Total IRMA Test

Description:...em Biophys Res Commun. 174:673-679, 1991. Eglin RG, et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 84:3254-3258. Busby WH, et al. Endocrinology 125:7481-7485, 1989. Jones JI, et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 88:7481-7485, 1991. Frost RA & Tseng L. J Biol Chem 266:18082-18088, ...
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IGFBP-1, Total ELISA Test

Description:...em Biophys Res Commun. 174:673-679, 1991. Eglin RG, et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 84:3254-3258. Busby WH, et al. Endocrinology 125:7481-7485, 1989. Jones JI, et al. Proc Natl Acad sci USA 88:7481-7485, 1991. Frost RA & Tseng L. J Biol Chem 266:18082-18088, ...
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Leptin Soluble Receptor ELISA Test

Description:... 1997. Tritos NA. & Mantzoros CS. Diabetologia 40: 1371-1379, 1997. Considine RV, et al. N Engl J Med. 334: 292-295, 1996. Flier JS. Proc Natl Acad sci USA. 94: 4242-4245, 1997....
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MIS/AMH ELISA Test

Description:... Picard JY, Josso N Mol Cell Endocrinol 34: 23-29, 1984. Teixeira J et al. Endocrine Reviews 22: 657-674, 2001. Picard JY et al. Proc Natl Acad sci 83: 5464-5468, 1986. di Clemente N et al. Mol Endocrinol 8: 1006-1020, 1994. Picon R Arch Anat Microsc Morphol Exp 58: 1-19, 1969. Hudson PL et al....
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AFP ELISA Test

Description:...ogy. Seppl M: Fetal pathopysiology of human a-fetoprotein. Ann NY Acad sci 259:59-73, 1975. Masseyeff R, Gilli J, Krebs B, Calluaud A, Bonet C: Evolu...ghout life in humans and rats, and during pregnancy in the rat. Ann NY Acad sci 259: 17-26, 1975....
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SCI marks expansion into Asia with the launch of SCI INDIA

SCI is securing a foothold in South East Asia with the official launch of SCI India at the Cricket Club of India, Mumbai on 27th November 2007. Followed by detailed research India was identified as one of the leading chemical markets worldwide, with overwhelming support and enthusiasm towards ...

Restoring a natural root signal helps to fight a major corn pest

...es. The project was carried out within the framework of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR Plant Survival). ( Proc. Natl. Acad. sci . USA, Early Edition, August 3𔃅, 2009) The Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) is the most damaging maize pest in the US ...

Multiple route bone marrow stem cell injections show promise to treat spinal cord injury

...injury (SCI) that returns some quality of life for sci patients without serious adverse events. Publish...), the researchers reported on eight patients with sci (four acute and four chronic) to whom they adminis...ate that multiple route administration of BMCs for sci is safe and feasible," said corresponding author D...

Transplanted fat cells restore function after spinal cord injury

...erived neurotrophic factors contributed to promotion of functional recovery after spinal cord injury (SCI)," said Ohta. "Transplanting DFAT cells into sci rats significantly promoted the recovery of their hind limb function." "These studies demonstrate the ability to obtain stem cells from a patient's ...

Global Biopact on biofuels can bring benefits to both rich and poor nations

...blems of global warming and energy security in the developed world, says a new paper in the journal Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining published by sci and John Wiley & Sons. According to the papers author, John Mathews, professor of Strategic Management at Macquarie University, Australia, a Biopac...

Researchers use MRI to predict recovery after spinal cord injury

...sibility and extent of neurological recovery after sci can be predicted within 48 hours after injury by r...ategy for patients who may appear to have a severe sci but may indeed have the capacity for substantial n...00,000 people in the United States are living with sci or spinal dysfunction. An estimated 7,800 new case...

Elderly spinal cord injuries increase five-fold in 30 years, Jefferson neurosurgeons find

... period. Admissions by geriatric sci patients have increased five-fold and the percentage of geriatric patients within the sci population has increased from 4.2 percent to 15.4 ... (1978-2006). Overall annual admissions for sci at Jefferson's Spinal Cord Injury Center have inc...

Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good

... Industry Chemistry & Industry magazine from sci delivers news and comment from the interface betwe...n-years time. Published twice-monthly and free to sci Members, it also carries authoritative features an... fundamental and applied research. JSFA is an sci journal, published by John Wiley & Sons, on be...

Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function

... an implantable multichannel, intracortical microelectrode array. The ongoing pilot study aims to test the ability of an individual with high cervical sci to control computers and other external devices with signals obtained from the motor cortex. Cyberkinetics is currently reviewing data from two partic...

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Santaris Pharma - Interim Report for the Period 1 January to 30 June 2009

...rticles and more have been submitted for publication: Proc Natl Acad sci USA In the January 2009 issue of the journal Proc Natl Acad sci USA Santaris Pharma and its collaboration partner Claes Wahlestedt publishe...

Comedy 'Horror In The Wind' Banned In New Mexico

... Alamogordo, NM (PRWEB) November 12, 2008 -- Made for under $53,000, sci fi comedy " Horror In The Wind ," has been banned by Allen Theate...on ("Hero Tomorrow") leads the cast of 50 New Mexico actors. The sci fi comedy was shot mostly in southern New Mexico as well as Canada, Washing...

Transgenomic Announces Partnership With Key Genomics for Ovarian Cancer Assay to Guide Therapeutic Options

...pes/ovarian/ 2. Lee JK et al. A strategy for predicting the chemosensitivity of human cancers and its application to drug discovery. Proc Natl Acad sci U S A. 2007 Aug 7;104(32):13086-91. Epub 2007 Jul 31. About Transgenomic Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique produ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports 2007 Financial Results and Provides Company Highlights

... multi-center Phase IIb trial in up to 200 subjects with acute cervical sci at up to 80 sites in the United States, Canada, Europe and other select... panel is composed of some of the world's leading experts in the field of sci and nerve repair: John F. Ditunno, Jr. M.D., of Jefferson Medical College;...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces ZFP Therapeutic Data From Nerve Regeneration Program at Society for Neuroscience Meeting

... Fehlings, senior author of this study, who is world-renown for his work on sci and has significant clinical trial experience in this area." Sangamo is cu...lood vessel density around the injury. Importantly, in this severe model of sci where animals are paraplegic post-injury, they observed a statistically sig...

When doing a good job isn't good enough

...bang is just starting, the Dot Bomb just it's first ripple, a spark if you will. All those glass house, big iron data centers, research parks and comp sci degrees were just random Manhattan projects unleashing forces beyond our comprehension or control. We thought we were doing technology. Turns out we w...

SNPs Powerful Tools for Association Studies

... Y.W. and Dozy, A.M. 1978. Polymorphism of DNA sequence adjacent to human beta-globin structural gene: relationship to sickle mutation. Proc Natl Acad sci USA. 75(11):5631-5. Maniatis, N., et al. 2002. The first linkage disequilibrium (LD) maps: Delineation of hot and cold blocks by diplotype ...

Laser Capture Microdissection (LCM) for the Analysis of Macrophage Gene Expression from Atherosclerotic Lesions

...g factor (op) and apolipoprotein E. Proc Natl Acad sci USA. 92:8264-8268. 2. Qiao, ... the mouse homologue of human CD68. Proc Natl Acad sci U S A. 92:9580-9584. 10. Rampr...r oxidized low density lipoprotein. Proc Natl Acad sci U S A. 93:14833-14838. 11. Fend, F., Emm...

Aurum Plasmid 96 Kit Tech Note, Rev A

...chem 121, 382387 (1982) Vogelstein B and Gillespie D, Preparative and analytical purification of DNA from agarose, Proc Natl Acad sci USA 76, 615619 (1979) Yang RCA et al., Elution of DNA from agarose gels after electrophoresis, Methods Enzymol 68, 176182 (1979) ...

Biolistic Gene Transfer to Generate Transgenic Schistosomes, Rev A

... by using particle bombardment, Proc Natl Acad sci USA 96, 86878692 (1999) Finken-Eigen M a...ation of Volvox carteri, Proc Natl Acad sci USA 91, 50805084 (1994) Tavernarakis N e...ice by DNA-coated microprojectiles, Proc Natl Acad sci USA 88, 27262730 (1991) Wippe...

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Long-term potentiation

...ation in fyn-deficient mice by introducing Fyn transgene". Proc Natl Acad sci U S A 94 (9), 4761-5. PMID 9114065 ^ Malinow R, Schulman H, Ts...ted stimulation in Aplysia depends upon postsynaptic Ca2+." Proc Natl Acad sci U S A . 1996 Sep 3;93(18):9931-6. PMID 8790434 ( full text PDF ) Mor...
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