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Ongoing Study Shows That Endovascular Therapy is Associated With High Cure Rate for Childhood Eye Cancer

...blastoma," says Gobin, who says that the study is the product of teamwork between New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Eye Cancer Center of Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, with support from David Abramson, M.D., Brian Marr, M.D., Ira Dunkel, M.D. And Scott Brodie, M.D. Retin...

New drug candidate prolongs the lives of pancreatic cancer patients

...g the action of Ras in the tumor itself. For this study, Salirasib was licensed by Concordia Pharmaceuticals, which collaborated with the Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and other institutes in the United States. If Phase II/III trials are succe...

Promising medical trainees receive funding to pursue research in hematology

... of Medicine Andrew Marshall, Fox Chase Cancer Center Laura Myers, BA, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital Jay Patel, BA, Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center Siayareh Rambally, BS, Baylor College of Medicine Katherine Ryken, University of Iowa College of Medicine Umar Salimi, BA, ...

State privacy rules reduce electronic medical sharing by 24 percent, warns Management Insights

...and Technology Diffusion: The Case of Electronic Medical Records" is by Amalia R. Miller of the University of Virginia and Catherine Tucker of the MIT sloan School of Management. The paper notes that there are many new technologies whose value depends on sharing information. However, the ease with which ...

Amgen Appoints Rebecca M. Henderson to the Company's Board of Directors

...fessor of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ) sloan School since 1999. She specializes in technology strategy and the broader s...om 1995 to 1999, Dr. Henderson was a tenured associate professor at the MIT sloan School. She has been a director of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. since 2003. D...

Carnegie Mellon algorithm charts evolution of genetic networks during fruit fly life cycle

...ction in 2006. The work was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Alfred P. sloan Foundation. ...

Health Care Finance to Implement District's First Medicaid 'Patient Data Hub' Using MedPlus Technology

...LIX is among the largest HIE's in the nation, with 8 of its 12 member hospitals operating in Manhattan, including Beth Israel Medical Center, Memorial sloan Kettering Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and New York Presbyterian Hospital. "The District of Columbia is leading the nation by example i...

AstraZeneca Studies Show Relief of Nighttime Heartburn and Reduction in GERD-Related Sleep Disturbances

...D)-related sleep disturbances. Abstract submitted to DDW 2009. (2) Data on File. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP. 271410. (3) Farup C, Kleinman L, sloan S, et al. The impact of nocturnal symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease on health-related quality of life. Arch Intern Med . 2001;...

New Research Sheds Light on Breast Cancer Prognosis

...es suggest that stromal caveolin-1 expression may be a potential therapeutic target and a valuable prognostic indicator of breast cancer progression," sloan and colleagues concluded in their report. Previous research had found that caveolin-1 plays a big part in the development of breast cancer tumors, ...

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

...ner for discovery of cancer genes, former director of the National Institutes of Health, and advisor to President Obama and Gates Foundation (Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center) Anthony S. Fauci , MD, global expert on HIV/AIDS and key advisor to the White House and Department of Health and Hu...
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Neurobiological Technologies' Partner, Celtic Pharma, Announces Results of XERECEPT(R) Phase 3 Clinical Program

...lished brain tumor models, in addition to assessment of angiogenesis inhibition potential. These placebo-controlled studies were conducted at Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York as well as Duke University and the Piedmont Research Center, both in North Carolina. The tumor assessment studi...

Study Shows How Defective DNA Repair Triggers Two Neurological Diseases

... Other authors of this paper include Erin Shull, Youngsoo Lee, Jingfeng Zhao and Helen Russell (St. Jude); John Petrini and Travis Stracker (Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences); and Hironobu Nakane (formerly of St. Jude). This research ...

FluoroPharma Announces Positive Phase I Safety Results for CardioPET(TM), Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Imaging Tracer for Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

... today shows early promise and may hold the key to better quality CAD diagnoses." Dr. Strauss is the Clinical Director of Nuclear Medicine at Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Radiology at Cornell University's Weill School of Medicine. "The FluoroPharma team is pleased and encourage...

IDM Pharma Announces Upcoming Clinical Data Presentations

...in, Doxorubicin, High Dose Methotrexate +/- Ifosfamide." Dr. Paul Meyers, principal investigator, vice chairman, department of pediatrics at Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center Abstract #780 The 39th Congress of International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) -- Mumbai, India Poster presentation ...

AngioGenex Files Patent on First Small Molecule Id-Inhibitors for the Treatment of Cancer

...w blood vessels into tumors (angiogenesis). The Company's technology is based on the research of Dr. Robert Benezra and his colleagues at the Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City who established that activation of the Id genes is required for the formation of new blood vessels in...

Kosan's Second-Generation Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alvespimycin, Shows 42% Clinical Benefit in Phase 1 HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial

...dard chemotherapy. Data from the ongoing trial in patients with solid tumors were presented on Friday, September 7, 2007 by Shanu Modi, M.D., Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in a poster, titled, "Alvespimycin (KOS-1022) and Trastuzumab (T): Activity in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC)" at the 2...
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Reduced 2000 series revised ETDRS Translucent Charts

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2000 series revised ETDRS Translucent Charts

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Two UT Southwestern researchers awarded Sloan fellowships

DALLAS March 2, 2009 Two researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have been named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows, an award intended to "support the work of exceptional young researchers early in their academic careers, and often at pivotal stages in their work." Dr. Jennifer Kohler and...

New windows opened on cell-to-cell interactions

...le's weight. The big issue that surfaced from the project -- funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation and the Alfred P. sloan Foundation -- was that the slightest trepidation of a molecule's structure affects its orientation, he said. The goal, Parthasarathy said, may be t...

Academy Library accepted to prestigious Biodiversity Heritage Library

...was launched in 2007 as a component of the Encyclopedia of Life, with funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Arthur P. sloan Foundation. EOL is an online encyclopedia devoted to documenting all of the species known to science. ...

Tips from the American Journal of Pathology

...veolin-1 as a prognostic marker has been limited. Witkiewicz et al and sloan et al therefore examined caveolin-1 expression in the stromal microenvironm...nical Outcome in Human Breast Cancers. Am J Pathol 2009, 174: 2023-2034 sloan EK, Ciocca DR, Pouliot N, Natoli A, Restall C, Henderson MA, Fanelli MA, Cu...

Evolutionary biologist will study HIV with grant from AIDS research foundation

...leagues pioneered this particular method of mining evolutionary history to uncover the workings of HIV-host interactions. She also recently received a sloan Fellowship to pursue her research. ...

Animal trackers collaborate on new Google Earth for oceans

...tlantic Ocean called TAG-A-Giant that has placed over 1000 electronic tags in Atlantic bluefin tuna. In October, 2008 Block with the support of the sloan Foundation brought together a broad consortium of researchers for the "Biologging III" conference to explore how the researchers could combine forces ...

Massague honored with inaugural AACR Distinguished Leadership Award in Breast Cancer Research

...ughes Medical Institute; professor, Weill-Cornell Graduate School; adjunct director, Institute for Research in Biomedicine of Barcelona; and Alfred P. sloan Chair, Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Massagu will give an award lecture entitled, "Deconstructing ...

MIT analysis shows how cap-and-trade plans can cut greenhouse emissions

...and that the effects on affected industries are less than predicted," said A. Denny Ellerman, the study's lead author and a senior lecturer in the MIT sloan School of Management. The study found that the most controversial aspect of the European program was how to allocate the permitted emissions levels...

Breaking harmful bonds

...ery little with and break it and convert it cleanly into something else at room temperature." With research support from the Department of Energy, sloan Foundation, and Research Corporation, Ozerov identified a new catalytic process for a class of carborane-silylium compounds that causes the bonds in r...

Genetic 'tag team' keeps cells on cycle

... findings in an advanced online publication of the journal Nature on May 7, 2008. The work was supported by the American Cancer Society, the Alfred P. sloan Foundation, the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Scientists thought they had already identified all of the major ...
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UW-Madison has 7 Sloan research fellows, top in nation

The University of Wisconsin-Madison leads the nation in the number of Sloan Foundation Fellowships in Science and Technology awarded in 2006. UW-Madison's total this year is up to seven, from the two Sloans awarded in 2005. The foundation bestows the awards on young researchers in the fields of ...

Does Synthetic Biology Need Synthesized Ethics?

...row Wilson International Center for Scholars and supported by the Alfred P. sloan Foundation, Ethical Issues in Synthetic Biology: An Overview of the Debat...n International Center for Scholars supported by a grant from the Alfred P. sloan Foundation. The Project aims to foster informed public and policy discours...

Synthetic Biology on the Rise

... The Synthetic Biology Project is an initiative of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars supported by a grant from the Alfred P. sloan Foundation. The Project aims to foster informed public and policy discourse concerning the advancement of synthetic biology. For more information, vis...

Micromet Adds Former Head of Roche Oncology Kapil Dhingra, MD to Board of Directors

...r, he maintained an active faculty appointment, initially at Indiana University School of Medicine from 1997 to 1999 and, more recently, at Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York from 2000 to 2008. Dr. Dhingra is currently heading KAPital Consulting LLC, a company dedicated to helping biotec...

AngioGenex Presents Data on its Id Targeted Anti-Angiogenesis Inhibitors at Two Scientific Conferences

... blood vessels into tumors (angiogenesis). The Company's technology is based on the research of Dr. Robert Benezra and his colleagues at the Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City who established that activation of the Id genes is required for the formation of new blood vessels in...

Synthetic Biology Importance in the 21st Century

...Synthetic Biology Project is an initiative launched in 2008 by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars with the support of the Alfred P. sloan Foundation. The Synthetic Biology Project provides independent, rigorous analysis that can inform critical decisions affecting the research, commercia...

Microbia PE Bolsters Senior Management Team; Positions Company for Commercializing Proprietary Bioproducts

...siness development for Cabot Corporation, a global specialty chemical company. She holds an M.B.A. in Finance and International Management from MIT's sloan School of Management . Sam Zeller joins Microbia with a wealth of U.S. and international regulatory experience gained over two decades workin...

J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers Publish Significant Advance in Genome Assembly Technology

...r for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ), were funded by a grant from the Alfred P. sloan Foundation for a 20-month study that explored the risks and benefits of this emerging technology, as well as possible safeguards to prevent abuse, inc...

AngioGenex Reviews 2008 Achievements and Sets Goals for 2009

... blood vessels into tumors (angiogenesis). The Company's technology is based on the research of Dr. Robert Benezra and his colleagues at the Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City who established that activation of the Id genes is required for the formation of new blood vessels in...

MDV Expands Team Pursuing Advances in Personalized Medicine

...der 35 by MIT's Technology Review. Riskin is an acute care surgeon and intensivist. He earned a MBA with a focus in bioinformatics from MIT sloan School of Management and completed the prestigious Biodesign Medical Technology Fellowship at Stanford in 2005. His medical training includes a MD ...
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... is ... Department of Computational Biology ... for Computational Biology and Bioinfromatics ... Computational Biology Center. Memorial sloan Kettering Cancer Center ... The aim of computation biology is to build computer models that simulate ... Computational biology can help inter...
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