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Prof Samir K Brahmachari, Dr MRS Rao Jointly Win Bio-medical Research Award

Prof. Samir K Brahmachari and Dr. MRS Rao will be jointly awarded the Dr B R Ambedkar Centenary Award for the year 2005 for their outstanding contribution in the field of bio-medical research. The award carries a cash prize of rupees one lakh. Besides, the Indian Council of Medical ...

Positive Results for Ophthotech's Novel Therapy for Wet AMD - Study of Anti-PDGF and Anti-VEGF Therapy Shows Significant Neovascular Regression and Enhanced Visual Outcome

...nd endothelial cell survival. Ophthotech will continue to devote its resources towards an accelerated development of our anti-PDGF compound," said Dr. samir C. Patel, President and CEO of Ophthotech Corp. Wet AMD is characterized by the abnormal growth of blood vessels (neovascularization) beneath the...

Nostrum Pharmaceuticals Obtains Worldwide Licensing Rights From IMTECH for Clinical Development of the Small Molecule Caerulomycin and Its Proprietary Derivatives for Their Novel Indication of Immunosuppression

... headquarters at a function that was attended by the Honorable Mr. Kapil Sibal, Minister of Science and Technology, Government of India, and Professor samir K. Brahmachari, Director General, CSIR. The function was also attended by various dignitaries within the Indian scientific establishment, and the sig...

Spry Debuts with 'Inspiration Everywhere'

...t people can relate to personally in a magazine format." "Spry shatters the myth that there is no room for mass-distributed magazines anymore," said samir Husni, chair of the journalism department at The University of Mississippi and widely known as Mr. Magazine(TM). "Spry provides clear evidence that a ...

Khosla Ventures Into Healthcare With ZocDoc

...merly a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins and founder of Sun Microsystems. Vinod founded the firm in 2004 and was joined by partners David Weiden and samir Kaul in 2006. Khosla Ventures is based in Menlo Park, California. Media Contact: Melissa Smolensky Porter Novelli 512-423-3382 (cell) me...

Pancreatic Cancer Biomarkers Found

...ly engineered mice that were also found to be associated with the presence of disease in humans at an early, pre-symptomatic stage," senior author Dr. samir Hanash, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, said in a prepared statement. They first identified the five proteins in mice wit...

Large Study Identifies Most Costly Adverse Events in Children's Hospitals

...k for physicians, researchers and administrators to think about pediatric-specific adverse events that are potentially preventable," said study leader samir S. Shah, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "Among the areas in which children's hospitals can addres...

Large study identifies most costly adverse events in children's hospitals

...rk for physicians, researchers and administrators to think about pediatric-specific adverse events that are potentially preventable, said study leader samir S. Shah, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. Among the areas in which childrens hospitals can address q...

SIRIUS Satellite Radio & NYU Langone Medical Center Launch 'Doctor Radio' Channel

...dical Center, director of NYU's Male Sexual Health and Fertility program, and was a principal investigator into the development of Viagra. Co-host Dr. samir Taneja is director of Urologic Oncology in the Department of Urology at NYU. Drs. Lepor and Taneja are urologic oncologists at the NYU Cancer Institut...

Corticosteroids of Little Use Against Childhood Meningitis

... the brain -- isn't the last word on the issue, said senior researcher Dr. samir S. Shah, an infectious diseases specialist at the Children's Hospital of Ph...is from the U.S. Library of Medicine . SOURCES: samir S. Shah, M.D., infectious disease specialist, Children's Hospital of Philad...
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Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2.1 Million to Improve Drug Delivery in Parkinson's Disease

... Institute of Neurodegenerative Disease and Stroke Real-time Monitoring of Targeting, Delivery, and Spread of Therapeutic Agents in the Brain samir Jafri, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore , and Cha-Min Tang, M.D., Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine Utilizing Novel Tr...

Steroids Provide No Survival Benefit for Children With Bacterial Meningitis

...d benefits of these drugs in adults, physicians have increasingly been using corticosteroids in children with bacterial meningitis," said study leader samir S. Shah, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "This study reminds us again that children are not just...
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Pancreatic pseudocyst

...ICAL INTERNAL DRAINAGE OF PANCREATIC PSEUDOCYST ... highly sensitive in demonstrating pancreatic pseudocyst ... Pancreatic pseudocyst . samir Habashi and Peter V Draganov ... Keywords: Pancreatic pseudocyst , Cyst, Pancreatititis, Endoscopic ultrasound, Therapy ... Surgical Drainage: ...
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New early detection studies of lung cancer in non-smokers launched today

...ease in never-smokers have been limited, and no screening tests or approaches for identifying individuals at increased risk are available today," said samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D., of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, and team leader for Canary Foundation-funded projects. "This inability t...

New study examines 'brain's own marijuana'

...ng this investigation. “It is widely accepted that one of the major reasons that people use and abuse marijuana is to relieve stress,?according to samir Haj-Dahmane, Ph.D., neuroscientist and principal investigator on the RIA study. “However, because marijuana can be addictive, it cannot be used to tre...

Researchers design pulsed mircrojet system to deliver protein drugs without pain or bruising

...mic applications without using needles. "The microjet system delivers precise doses into superficial skin layers, thereby mitigating pain," says samir Mitragotri, a professor of chemical engineering at UCSB and a lead author of the paper. The system was designed as an alternative to the macro-scale s...

UCSB researchers discover shape matters to macrophages

...mplications for immunology, vaccine development and drug delivery, is published today online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by samir Mitragotri, a UCSB professor of chemical engineering, and graduate student Julie A. Champion. The paper will be published in print on March 28. Ph...

Measuring the impact of post-genomics on Mediterranean populations

...also identified the ethical, social and legal issues (including intellectual property rights, IPR) underpinning this important scientific development. samir Brahmachari of India’s Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), kicked off day one (4 March) with his keynote address called ‘Predictive ...
Samir in Biological Technology

Latest issue of Science: Nanosonar uses electrons to measure under the surface

...cattered and reflected at obstacles in the bulk, such as single cobalt atoms. "The overlap between incoming and outgoing waves is so strong," said Dr. samir Lounis from Forschungszentrum Jlich who turned the theoretical calculations into an experiment, "that they can be measured as spherical patterns on th...

Latest issue of Science: Nano-sonar uses electrons to measure under the surface

...cattered and reflected at obstacles in the bulk, such as single cobalt atoms. "The overlap between incoming and outgoing waves is so strong," said Dr. samir Lounis from Forschungszentrum Jlich who turned the theoretical calculations into an experiment, "that they can be measured as spherical patterns on th...

As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others

...The case study of India (which included additional co-authors Dr. Mitali Mukerji of the Institute for Genomics and Integrative Biology, India, and Dr. samir K. Brahmachari of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India), says the idea of personalized therapeutics based on individual variation ...

MichBio Expo Opens in Lansing Next Week

...0 am) * Welcoming Session: Brief welcomes by Stephen T. Rapundalo, Ph.D., MichBio Executive Director, Virg Bernero, Lansing Mayor, and samir Singh, East Lansing Mayor, followed by keynote presentations by Lou Anna K. Simon, Ph.D., president of Michigan State University and Jam...

Now the real work begins

... we do it all over again. Not so for the 65 companies that launched new products at DEMOfall last week. For them, things are just beginning. As samir Arora, founder and CEO at Glam Media, reminded me, each of these companies now must play out their fortunes in the marketplace, and in that regard, it...
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