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Beth Israel Medical Center Receives Major American Cancer Society Grant Toward Improving Pain Management in Chinese Cancer Patients

..., especially in underserved communities." "This is the first known study to bring QI to the large population of Chinese cancer patients," said tak Kwan, MD, Executive Chief of the Asian Services Center. "The study will develop and test a QI program to improve pain and symptoms among underserved, ...

Asthma Discovery May Lead to Better Treatments

...atures responsible for remodeling, but a key component of this process involves an increased amount of smooth muscle in the airways," study leader Dr. tak Lee, head of the division of asthma and allergy research at King's College, said in a news release from the college. The study appears in this week...

Scientists discover how to improve immune response to cancer at Princess Margaret Hospital

... in Autoimmunity and Tumour Immunity. She is also a Professor, University of Toronto, in the Department of Medical Biophysics and Immunology. " Dr. tak Mak, co-author and CFIBCR director, says: "The promise of using the body's own defenses to fight cancer is enormous. The day is coming when immunothe...

Sysmex Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

...s North America, Central America and Latin America. Kershaw will report directly to Kazuya Obe. Sysmex Corporate Director of International Marketing, tak Ono, will transfer to Sysmex America to serve as its Vice President of Business Planning. Sysmex Corporate European subsidiary, Sysmex Europe G...

Trailblazing pain pioneer Ronald Melzack to be inducted into Medical Hall of Fame

...cellence, not only in their achievements, but also as exceptional human beings." Melzack's fellow 2009 inductees include Dr. Sylvia O. Fedoruk, Dr. tak Wah Mak, Dr. Charles H. Tator and Dr. Mladen Vranic. More than 500 of Canada's leading citizens will come together to celebrate the formal induction o...

American Transplant Congress 2008

...C 2008 Feature Topics & Highlights: 50th Anniversary Celebration - 1st Canadian Transplant, with special invited guests State-of-the-Art Address - tak Mak, PhD, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario State-of-the-Art Address - Luc Noel, PhD, World Health Organization Special Interactive Ses...

American Transplant Congress 2008 - Critical New Data to be Revealed in Toronto

... 2008 Feature Topics & Highlights: 50th Anniversary Celebration -- 1st Canadian Transplant, with special invited guests State-of-the-Art Address -- tak Mak, PhD, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario State-of-the-Art Address -- Luc Noel, PhD, World Health Organization Special Interactive Ses...

FOXO factor promotes survival of oxygen-deprived cancer cells

...been linked to several pro-apoptotic target genes, specific mechanisms that regulate this particular function of HIF1 are not well understood. Dr. tak W. Mak from the Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto and colleagues found that hypoxia stimul...

Violence Erupts In A Pro-quota Rally In Bihar

...es. It has been reported that photographers of the Press Trust of India, Times of India and Hindustan Times, cameramen of Star News, ETV and Aaj tak TV channels and some journalists were injured when the students assaulted them with hockey sticks. The students then turned their wrath at the policem...

Mathematical approach to asthma

...ict asthmatic attacks thereby allowing treatment to be given to prevent serious events occurring is a major step forward" said Asthma expert Professor tak Lee...

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