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Lumension Integrates With Network Frontiers' Unified Compliance Framework To Simplify Compliance Challenges, Reduce Costs, And Harmonize Controls

... Integration with Network Frontiers' ucf Comprehensive Compliance Database will Allow Organ... standards, requirements, and guidelines. The ucf rationalizes IT controls for more than 400 interna...erprise. The integration of Network Frontiers' ucf and Lumension® Risk Manager (shipping in the s...

Construction Begins: Nemours Children's Hospital And Pediatric Health Campus

...campus is strategically situated in the heart of Lake Nona's medical city, and is within close proximity to other major medical entities including the ucf College of Medicine, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Institute and Univ...

Effective over-the-counter prostate cancer test kit likely in next few years

...se occurs every 2.7 minutes. More than 27,000 men die from the disease each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Huo and her team at the ucf lab developed the new technique involving gold nanoparticles, which she first mixes in a solution. The nanoparticles are engineered to attach themselv...

UCF researcher developing computer program to detect, measure brain tumors

... and other public places are now being used by the ucf researcher who invented them to find and measure p... imaging (MRI.) The two-year grant is the first ucf has received from money allocated by the American ...et to validate his method. He has partnered with a ucf biostatistician, Xiaogang Su, to ensure that the m...

UCF study: Hyperactivity enables children with ADHD to stay alert

...ng memory abilities. Rapport's research team studied 23 boys, including 12 who were diagnosed with ADHD. Each child took a variety of tests at the ucf Children's Learning Clinic on four consecutive Saturdays. Devices called actigraphs placed on both ankles and the non-dominant hand measured the frequ...

Study: How Can States Treat a Sick Economy? Call the Doctors

...t cuts and Wall Street investment losses, the new ucf College of Medicine in Orlando, Fla., is helping ...ech, high-wage developments in the world. Joining ucf in the medical city are the California-based Burn... by donating 50 acres of land and $12.5 million to ucf for construction of the medical school. "...

UCF researchers discover a new protein family implicated in inflammatory diseases

...s the cleaners fail to detect threats, such as malignant cancer cells, which then go unregulated and can turn into fatal tumors. When Fu arrived at ucf in 2007, he teamed up with Pappachan Kolattukudy, the director of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. Kolattukudys laboratory has been studying...

Sea Urchin Genome Similar To Man And May Cure Diseases

...ree days and are transparent. Also, single cells can be easily observed live in the embryos. Calestani is continuing her work with sea urchins at ucf in Orlando by examining the development of pigment cells found in the marine creatures. Those cells also might provide some insight into human immunit...

A Protein from Primate may Save Humans from HIV !

...s from entering human cells. Cole is also working with Henry Daniell, a ucf professor of molecular biology and microbiology, to develop a way to grow r...-defensins at the University of California, Los Angeles, before he moved to ucf in 2003. Drs. Otto Yang and Robert Lehrer, infectious disease specialists a...

Effect of Prolonged Stay in Space Studied Using Fruit Flies

...anaveral to conduct the post-landing tests. Von Kalm, who began teaching at ucf in 1997, focuses most of his research on the effects of steroid hormones on... launch will be the second NASA mission in the last two months with ties to ucf research. UCF optics professor James Harvey and two graduate students d...
UCF in Biological News

'Death protein' research secures funding for UCF scientists

The marriage of computer modeling, biophysics and immunology has landed a University of Central Florida scientist more than $1 million in funding for her work, which could have profound benefits in the search for cures to cancer and heart disease. UCF assistant professor Annette Khaled is condu...

Pollution threatens coral health by preventing lesions from healing, UCF study shows

Coral tissue damage that normally heals on its own will not mend when the colonies are near pollution sources on land that release industrial chemicals, fuel oils and other contaminants, a University of Central Florida biologist and several colleagues have found. UCF associate professor of biolo...

Researchers design first model motor nerve system that's insulated and organized like the human body

...te treatments do not yet exist. Researchers at the ucf have identified this to be a result of a deficienc...earch systems. James Hickman, a bioengineer at ucf and the lead researcher on this project explained:...S to be studied in the same defined system. The ucf team plans to use their new model system to explor...

Working to conserve endangered 'Playboy' bunnies

...s by affecting the evolutionary potential of the species," Tursi said. ucf Assistant Professor Eric Hoffman and Philip Hughes, an endangered species b...threatened unless appropriate protective or management techniques are used. ucf has several research projects underway to help conserve at least nine endan...

Newly discovered reactions from an old drug may lead to new antibiotics

... and the Journal of Bacteriology . The National Institutes of Health and the Florida Department of Health funded the research, which was conducted at ucf during the past three years. "It's the proof of principle that we are excited about," Self said from his research lab at UCF. "No one has ever trie...

Crickets may predict human survivability during global warming

...ay provide clues about whether or not humans can survive global warming. ucf scientist Wade Winterhalter landed an $860,000 grant from the U.S. Departme...y predicts breeding patterns of a creature. Winterhalter is working with ucf biology professor Kenneth Fedorka and genetic experts at Cornell University...

Stroke patients soon may have fun, high-tech tool

...irtual program, and the company teamed up with the ucf researchers for preliminary work. The research tea...ce. During their preliminary work, they found that ucf could produce a viable and reproducible program wi...therapist along with VRMC to create the prototype. ucf will deliver it to VRMC by the end of 2009 and pro...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

...ges and which government agencies perceive as a terrorist threat today. ucf Professor Henry Daniell and his team have developed a vaccine that early re... . The vaccine, which is taken orally or by injection, was given to rats at ucf and the efficacy was evaluated by measuring immunity (antibody) developed i...

Sea urchin genome suprisingly similar to man and may hold key to cures

...ing to a University of Central Florida researcher and several colleagues. ucf Professor Cristina Calestani was part of the Sea Urchin Genome Sequencing G... lot of promise." Calestani is continuing her work with sea urchins at ucf in Orlando by examining the development of pigment cells found in the marin...

Defense peptide found in primates may block some human HIV transmissions

...s from entering human cells. Cole is also working with Henry Daniell, a ucf professor of molecular biology and microbiology, to develop a way to grow r...-defensins at the University of California, Los Angeles, before he moved to ucf in 2003. Drs. Otto Yang and Robert Lehrer, infectious disease specialists a...
UCF in Biological Technology

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

...an upcoming issue of the journal Biomaterials , a ucf team addresses this problem with a report on the f...tion relays," says James Hickman, a bioengineer at ucf who led the new research, which achieved the first...emained an elusive goal. Working with Hickman, ucf graduate student John Rumsey was able to accomplis...

Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. Biometrics Joins Forces with the University of Central Florida to Fight Diversion and Help Combat Prescription Narcotic Drug Abuse

...Newswire/ -- Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. a leading developer announced today that the company was selected by the University of Central Florida , ucf to become a part of the University's highly sophisticated and state of the art incubator. The University Incubation Representative: Carol Ann Dykes, e...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

...ges and which government agencies perceive as a terrorist threat today. ucf Professor Henry Daniell and his team have developed a vaccine that early re... . The vaccine, which is taken orally or by injection, was given to rats at ucf and the efficacy was evaluated by measuring immunity (antibody) developed i...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

...ges and which government agencies perceive as a terrorist threat today. ucf Professor Henry Daniell and his team have developed a vaccine that early re... . The vaccine, which is taken orally or by injection, was given to rats at ucf and the efficacy was evaluated by measuring immunity (antibody) developed i...
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