'Nutrition Agenda 2009' is focus of fourth Tufts Friedman School symposium
(Boston - June 10, 2009) Eileen T. Kennedy DSc, Dean of Tufts
University's Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy announced the 4th Annual Friedman School Symposium, a conference for nutrition professionals that will examine critical issues facing industry, policy...
New drug development still takes 8 years despite faster FDA review, according to Tufts CSDD
BOSTON Jan. 8, 2009 While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Drug has quickened review and approval of new medicines, the complex nature of diseases for which new therapeutics are being developed has resulted in longer clinical development times, according to the Tufts
Center for the Study of...
'Nutrition Agenda 2008' is focus of Tufts Friedman School Symposium
Eileen T. Kennedy DSc, Dean of Tufts
University's Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy announced the 3rd Annual Friedman School Symposium, a conference for nutrition professionals that will examine critical issues facing industry, policy-makers, academics and th...
John Mackey, Chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market(R), and Ellen M. Zane, President and CEO, Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Offer Advice to Bentley Students at May 17 Commencement
"Who will create the conscious businesses of the 21st century? Why not Bentley graduates? Why don't some of you go out and create conscious businesses that transform the world? Maybe that's what your heart is calling out to you to do." -- John Mackey
WALTHAM, Mass., May 17 /PR...
Visage Imaging to Provide Fully Integrated Thin Client-Based Solution to Tufts Medical Center
CARLSBAD, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Visage Imaging,
Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:
MRCY), announced it was selected by Tufts
Medical Center, Boston, MA, to
provide a Visage(R) CS Thin Client/Server system with the fully integrated
ACM Partners With Tufts Associated Health Plans to Improve the Cost-effective Delivery of Home Infusion Services
MINNEAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ACM, one of the country's leading
healthcare benefits management companies, and Massachusetts-based Tufts
Associated Health Plans, Inc. today announced a new agreement that will
focus on bringing improved efficiencies and pricing precision to medical
Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Study at Tufts Medical Center
FRANKLIN, Mass., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Echo Therapeutics
(OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE) today announced positive results from its
clinical study of the Symphony(TM) tCGM System, a novel, non-invasive,
transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system, conducted at the
Smart Choices Program helps shoppers identify food and beverage choices
...cognize when making choices at the point of purchase," said Eileen T. Kennedy, DSc, RD, Dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at tufts
University. "By providing a single, simple communication on the front of the package, the Smart Choices Program can help alleviate confusion in the su...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Atrius Health Sign Alternative Quality Contract
... Auburn Hospital and the affiliated Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA), Hampden County Physician Associates, LLC (HCPA), tufts
Medical Center and the affiliated New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA), Signature Healthcare Corporation including Brockton Hospital, and Lowell ...
New HHS HRSA Grant Will Fund Development of an Electronic Genetic and Family History Record for Doctors' Offices
...rved its community for over a century. The staff includes over 1,000 physicians practicing a full range of specialties. NWH is a teaching hospital for tufts
University School of Medicine and has established post-graduate training programs for Harvard Medical School residents.
Genetic Alliance tra...
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Tufts Medical Center Researchers Create a New Predictive Model for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
...April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at tufts
Medical Center have created a formula for predicti...M. Seddon, MD, ScM, Professor of Ophthalmology at tufts
University School of Medicine and Director of the Ophthalmic Epidemiology and Genetics Service at tufts
Medical Center, evaluated six genotypes that eithe...
Ezetimibe and Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Combo Pose No Increased Cancer Risk, Study Shows
...owering statin therapies. The study, conducted by tufts
Medical Center lipid and health policy experts, wa...st Richard Karas, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, tufts
University School of Medicine and Associate Director, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, tufts
Medical Center, who co-authored the study along wi...
New, Published GELNIQUE Data Show Efficacy, Convenience and Excellent Tolerability
...ion of efficacy and tolerability when utilized to treat
symptoms of overactive bladder," said David R. Staskin, MD, associate
professor of urology at tufts
University School of Medicine and Caritas - St.
Elizabeth's Medical Center and lead author of the study. "GELNIQUE has the
potential to be a very imp...
AMA Foundation Announces Seed Grant Research Recipients
...niversity of California at San Francisco , San Francisco, Calif.
Giang Nguyen, Albany Medical College , Albany, N.Y.
Ami Raval, M.D., tufts
Medical Center, Boston, Mass.
Noah Rodriguez, M.D., Harvard Medical School , Boston, Mass.
Ming-Sing Si, M.D., University of Michiga...
Physicians' Health Study II Finds No Magic Bullet for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
...bstracts, trade journal articles and industry position papers. He
holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and a M.S. in Human Nutrition
Science from tufts
University, and B.A. in Biology from Brandeis
University. Dr. Shao is a member of the American Society for Nutrition, the
American College of Nutritio...
'Friendly' Bacteria Can Benefit Health Throughout the Lifecycle
...t and as we age, our immune function weakens. Dr. Simin
Meydani, Associate Director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research
Center on Aging at tufts
University presented cutting-edge data, which
helps in answering the question, could probiotics help the elderly? "The
idea is that taking in certain ...
Journal of the American Dental Association Publishes Key Clinical Data for the Use of OraVerse(TM) a Local Anesthetic Reversal Agent
...blication of these trials highlights the importance and value
of these data to the dental community," commented Athena Papas, DMD, Ph.D.,
Professor at tufts
University School of Dental Medicine, Novalar Scientific
Advisor and co-author on both publications. "Many dental patients,
including children, could ...
New Research Provides Evidence that Tea May Improve Attention and Focus, Keep Brain Cells Healthy, & Influence Genetics in Cancer
...man School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Director, Antioxidants
Research Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on
Aging at tufts
University, Boston. Lenore Arab, Ph.D., Professor of
Internal Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles and
Blumberg's partner as Tea Symp...
Groundbreaking American Journal of Play from Strong National Museum of Play(R) Premiers July 2008
...d the Changing World of American Childhood.
-- The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally by David Elkind,
professor of child development at tufts
University and author of The
Hurried Child and The Power of Play: How Spontaneous, Imaginative
Activities Lead to Happier, Healthier Children.
Echo Therapeutics Announces Publication of Positive Clinical Data for its Symphony Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology
...th diabetics at
home and hospitalized patients in critical care conditions," said Stanley
Nasraway, M.D., Director of Surgical Intensive Care Units at tufts
Center, Principal Investigator and corresponding author of the published
studies. "The Symphony tCGM System, with continuing development, offe...
Tufts in Medical Dictionary
...ology , ... Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and RIPS, ... Professor in Pharmacology . ... ... a Visiting Professorship in Pharmacology at tufts
University in honor ... of Dr. Louis Lasagna, Professor of Pharmacology and Dean of the Sackler School ... Chapter 31: Gonadal Physiology and P...
...o as Hyperplasia, where as other vascular ... Read an article that describes a birthmark that affects 1 in 50 babies and how Hemangiomas are tufts
of extra blood vessels that commonly occur in children. A hemangioma is an abnormal buildup of blood vessels in the skin or internal organ...
Food guide pyramid
...rbohydrates, sodium, alcohol, food ... 1 Groups based on the Food Guide Pyramid . 1.1 Grain group. 1.2 Vegetable group. 1.3 Fruit group ... tufts
Researchers Update Their Food Guide Pyramid for Older Adults ... food pyramid n. A graphic representation of the structure of a food c...
...glish dictionary and encyclopedia. ... atopy - an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only ... Does your cat pull out tufts
of hair, groom excessively, have twitchy skin, hair loss, inflamed ears or sore spots? Your animal may be suffering from atopy . Whitney Veteri...
Tufts in Biological News
Skin-like tissue developed from human embryonic stem cells
...009) Dental and tissue engineering researchers at tufts
University School of Dental Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at tufts
have harnessed the pluripotency of human embryonic..., professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology at tufts
University School of Dental Medicine and a member ...
Ethiopian government celebrates rinderpest eradication
...dication on Saturday July 25, 2009.
A team from tufts
University's Feinstein International Center (FIC) and the tufts
University School of Medicine (TUSM) will particip...'s why the community-based approaches supported by tufts
were so important," said Andy Catley, PhD, a resea...
Omega-3 fatty acids appear to impact AMD progression
...uman Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at tufts
The researchers calculated intakes...Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at tufts
University School of Medicine (TUSM).
Following the dietary guidelines may slow heart disease in women
...is advice useful for individuals already in poor health? To study these questions, researchers at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at tufts
University and Wake Forest University devised a statistical model that assessed adherence to the DGA and then related it to progression of atheroscler...
Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path
... by swapping a key metal necessary for turning sunlight into chemical energy.
The team, which includes: ASU scientists Su Lin, Neal Woodbury, Aaron tufts
and James P. Allen; UBC colleagues J. Thomas Beatty, Paul R. Jaschke, Federico I. Rosell and A. Grant Mauk; Mark Paddock, UCSD; Haiyu Wang, Jilin Univ...
Heart protein regulates blood vessel maintenance
... BOSTON (May 11, 2009) In a study led by Akiko Hata, PhD, of tufts
University School of Medicine, researchers have shown that a protein expres...rate abnormal function of blood vessels," says Hata, associate professor at tufts
University School of Medicine and a member of the biochemistry program facu...
SUMO protein guides chromatin remodeler to suppress genes
... BOSTON (April 27, 2009) In an in vitro study, led by Grace Gill, PhD, tufts
University School of Medicine, researchers discovered how a protein called ...cal School.
Senior author Grace Gill, PhD, is an associate professor at tufts
University School of Medicine and a member of the genetics and cell, molecu...
Tufts students host Earth Day with groundbreaking ceremony for solar house
...planners from the Boston Architectural College and tufts
University will use Earth Day as an occasion to un...ot sustainable house being built on the grounds of tufts
University is a joint effort between the BAC and T...to sustainability and green technology through the tufts
Institute of the Environment and the School of Eng...
Dr. King receives IADR Craniofacial Biology Research Award
...ion in Miami, Florida, USA, on April
Dr. King began his undergraduate studies in Biology at Brown University, and he obtained his D.M.D. at tufts
Specialist in Orthodontics training was gained as a research fellow at the Children's Hospital Medical Center in Boston,
Moderate alcohol intake associated with bone protection
...ke was associated with greater bone mineral density (BMD). Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at tufts
University found associations were strongest for beer and wine and, importantly, BMD was significantly lower in men drinking more than two servings of...
Tufts in Biological Technology
New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's
...targeted by other, more traditional approaches.
According to Kritzer, who will be starting this September as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at tufts
University, a next step in this line of research will be to determine precisely how the effective cyclic peptides affect Parkinson's disease cells by...
Kendle Expands Asia/Pacific Operations with Opening of Offices in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Manila
Kendle's expansion in Asia/Pacific reflects the growing importance of the region to the global clinical research market. Recent research by the tufts
Center for the Study of Drug Development indicates that within the next three years, as much as 65 percent of all FDA-regulated clinical trials will b...
Pulmonary Hypertension Association Names Dr. Nicholas Hill Recipient of 2009 Award of Excellence in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Care
.../ -- The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), tufts
Medical Center, and Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., today announced Dr. Nicholas Hill of tufts
Medical Center as the recipient of the 2009 PHA Aw...rant, in the amount of $50,000, will be awarded to tufts
Medical Center to support continued excellence in ...
Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory
... of Ophthalmology and is a member of the Department of Ophthalmology at the tufts
Medical Center. Dr. Rapoza has performed over 18,000 LASIK eye surgery and...e Board Certified and hold teaching appointments at Harvard Medical School, tufts
University School of Medicine and/or the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmar...
Global Biopharmaceutical Leader in Peptide Research Expands Commitment in San Diego/U.S. With New R&D Facility and Ready-To-Market Prostate Cancer Treatment Degarelix
...and Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine at Columbia University , Professor Donald Landry; Dean and Professor of Physiology and Medicine at tufts
University School of Medicine , Professor Michael Rosenblatt; representatives from the City of San Diego; and, members of the local biotech community....
Artemis Health Licenses Prenatal Cell-Free DNA Analysis Technology from Stanford University
... risk," stated Dr. Bianchi, an Artemis clinical advisory board member and the Natalie V. Zucker professor of pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology at tufts
University School of Medicine .
The Artemis Advantage for Prenatal Testing
Prenatal testing is an important tool for most pregnancies in the...
Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes LASIK Expert Michael Raizman of Boston to its Unique LASIK Directory
...aizman is head of the Cornea Fellowship program at tufts
Medical Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Bosto...ppointments at both Harvard Medical School and the tufts
Medical Center. Dr. Raizman has published extensi...d teaching appointments at Harvard Medical School, tufts
University School of Medicine and/or the Massachus...
Quanterix Corporation Announces the Addition of Dr. Robert Corn to its Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Corn joins SAB members David Walt, Ph.D., Robinson Professor of
Chemistry and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, tufts
(Chairman of the SAB), Larry J. Kricka, D. Phil., Professor of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Dire...
Potentia Pharmaceuticals Appoints Johanna M. Seddon, M.D. and Janet Stoltz Sunness, M.D. to Scientific Advisory Board
...logic, and genetic biomarkers for macular degeneration
and has made original contributions in these areas. Dr. Seddon is Professor
of Ophthalmology at tufts
University School of Medicine and founding
director of the Ophthalmic Epidemiology & Genetics Service at the New
England Eye Center. She was a vice pr...
Senesco Appoints Harlan W. Waksal, M.D., to Board of Directors
...ogy Advisory Board
for the New Jersey Edison Innovation Fund.
He earned his B.A. in biology from Oberlin College in 1975, and
received his M.D. from tufts
University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.
About Senesco Technologies, Inc.
Senesco Technologies, Inc. is a U.S. biotechnology company,
Tufts in Biological Definition
Computed axial tomography
...ld Hounsfield of EMI Central Research Laboratories (now Sensura  owned by Creative Technology Ltd.) using X-rays . Allan McLeod Cormack of tufts
University independently invented the same process and they shared a Nobel Prize in medicine in 1979 ( See also history of brain imaging ). T...
Tufts in Biological Dictionary
... conduct water and soil nutrients up the plant (from ... cell specialization: collenchyma, fibers, tracheids , endodermis ... wings of samara, tufts
on dandelion seeds, tracheids and vessels. ... Xylem vessels, tracheids and fibers are non-living at maturity. Tracheids are intermediate in ...