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UCSF Chancellor J. Michael Bishop Announces Plan To Step Down

Chancellor J. Michael Bishop, MD, who has led the University of California, San Francisco for the past 10 years, today announced plans to step down from his post, effective June 30, 2009. (Vocus) October, 24, 2008 -- Chancellor J. Michael Bishop, MD, who has led the Uni...

International meeting on food quality, safety

... The first conference was held in Wuxi, a Davis sister city. This is the second time that UC Davis has hosted the event. It is co-chaired by UC Davis chancellor Larry Vanderhoef and Jian Chen, president of Jiangnan University. ...

Health-Care Reform Could Be Obama's Toughest Challenge

...ain becomes great enough, we tend not to want to make change," said Dr. Nancy W. Dickey, president of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and vice chancellor for Health Affairs in the Texas A&M System. "Change is frightening. Perhaps we're at a point where the pain is great enough and the leader arti...

Delaware Chancery Court Grants Galil Medical Ltd.'s Motion for Expedited Proceeding in Suit Against Endocare

...e 15, 2009, the Honorable William B. Chandler III, chancellor for the State of Delaware, granted Galil Medical L...reach of the Galil/Endocare Merger Agreement. The chancellor granted Galil's motion after oral argument, and or...and 10 in Chancery Court in Georgetown, Delaware. chancellor Chandler further indicated that he expected to iss...

Vanderbilt researchers pioneer an advanced sepsis detection and management system

...tics technologies. "For a while, we were a solution looking for a problem," Miller recalled. In consultation with Gordon Bernard, the associate vice chancellor for research at VUMC, and with Associate Professor Arthur Wheeler and Assistant Professor Todd Rice in allergy, pulmonary and critical care medicine, ...

'Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation' Brings Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo, and Innovation Leaders Together in Washington, D.C., This Week

...rofessor of Biotechnology, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University -- Brett P. Giroir, M.D., Vice chancellor of Research, The Texas A&M University System -- Rita Colwell, Ph.D., Former Director of the National Science ...

Data Overload May Complicate Insurance Choices

...ervices Research . "There is information overload when there are too many drug plans for seniors to choose from," study co-author Thomas Rice, vice chancellor at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in a journal news release. "Congress needs to take this issue very seriously." More information...

U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Hold Public Briefing on Health Care Disparities Between Minorities and Non-Minorities, and Business Meeting

...ecturer, Yale University School of Medicine , and author, The Health Disparities Myth: Diagnosing the Treatment Gap ; Rubens J. Pamies , M.D., Vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dean for Graduate Studies, Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center , and co-author, Multic...

Council for American Medical Innovation and The Aspen Institute Bring Leaders Together In Washington, D.C., To Discuss The Economic Impact Of Medical Science and Discovery, and Policies Needed To Maintain U.S. Leadership at 'Best And Brightest Forum On Me

...l Professor of Biotechnology, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University - Brett P. Giroir, M.D., Vice chancellor of Research, The Texas A&M University System *Richard Gephardt and other panelists (TBD) will be available for ...

Artist Neera Dahiya Featured at Silent Auction Held During HealthCorps' Green Garden Gala

...ddition to raising funds for HealthCorps' mission, the Gala honored Musical Genius Quincy Jones, Actor and Performer Ben Vereen, New York City Schools chancellor Joel Klein and New York Philanthropist and CEO of the Red Apple Group John Catsimatidis for their contributions to the health and well being of Americ...
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J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. Receives Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

...f more than 50 genomes, and through the Sorcerer II Expedition have more added more than 20 million new genes to the public databases. Dr. Watson is chancellor Emeritus of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and won a Nobel Prize along with Francis Crick in 1962 for their description of the structure of DNA. Dr. Wa...

Duke Licenses ALPHADAS(R), Logos Technologies EDC System to Accelerate its Early Phase Clinical Trials

...our new, 30-bed Phase I Duke Clinical Research Unit (DCRU)," said Robert M. Califf, MD, director of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute and vice chancellor for clinical research at the Duke University School of Medicine. "The Phase I trial program here will become the hub of our efforts in translational s...

Scios Announces Results From Exploratory Nesiritide Study Providing Important New Renal and Mortality Safety Data with a Neutral Effect on the Primary Endpoint

...e. "This trial provides another important element in the evidence base about chronic decompensated heart failure," said Robert M. Califf, M.D., Vice chancellor for Clinical Research and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center. "Although nesiritide did not show add...
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Babies switched at birth

...characters Bree Timmins and Anne Baxter ), and in The Young and the Restless (several times, including the characters Cane Ashby and Phillip chancellor III , and the children of Lauren Fenmore Baldwin and Sheila Carter ). Although a common plot device in soap operas , it is not nearly as common ...
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UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals

...tists. "We're thrilled that the National Science Foundation views the 2009 San Diego Science Festival as a national model," said UC San Diego Vice chancellor Penny Rue. "The San Diego community warmly embraced this inaugural initiative highlighting education in the sciencesin fact, the Festival drew 50,000 ...

$20 million NIH grant to transform clinical research at UIC

...d and a continuing challenge," says R. Michael Tanner, UIC provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. "Insights from basic research need much development a...s is an important award for UIC," said Dr. Larry Danziger, UIC interim vice chancellor for research. "We are excited about the ways in which this award will facil...

NSF announces funding for Alaska Region Research Vessel

...ature of climate change at high latitudes and how the marine environment and its important fisheries resources are affected," said Buck Sharpton, vice chancellor for research at UAF. According to UAF's proposal, the ship will be headquartered out of the Seward Marine Center. The vessel's size will require th...

Five outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2009 Research Scholars Award

...n in grant funding. The 2009 Scholars were chosen by a distinguished 30-person national advisory committee chaired by David Brenner, MD, Dean and Vice chancellor for Health Sciences at University of California, San Diego. Members of the committee include leading gastroenterologists from the Harvard University M...

George M. Whitesides receives inaugural Dreyfus prize in the chemical sciences

...erated so much value to society based on his innovative chemistry research. It reflects the Dreyfus Foundation charter admirably." Marye Anne Fox, chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, and Chair of the Dreyfus Scientific Affairs Committee, noted, "George has revolutionized materials chemist...

DOE makes largest Danforth Campus research award in history

...s that Washington University and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are playing in the development of new energy sources," Washington University chancellor Mark S. Wrighton said. "We are particularly pleased that this comes under the umbrella of the I-CARES initiative involving leading scholar-scientists ...

Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders

...iego Mayor Jerry Sanders today joined UC San Diego chancellor Marye Anne Fox, local scientists and industry lead...a reality within the next five to ten years," said chancellor Fox. "This consortium will strengthen our ability ...d Tony Haymet, Director of Scripps and UCSD's Vice chancellor for Marine Sciences. "Scripps Oceanography's resea...

Saving the economy and saving the planet

...d Dr Ralf Martin part of the ESRC's Centre for Economic Performance. Research Economist, Ralf Martin, proposes an interesting opportunity for the chancellor to consider in the forthcoming budget, commenting: "If the revenue raised through carbon taxation or auctioning of carbon permits is used to reduce pa...

Internationally acclaimed researcher joins UH faculty thanks to $5.5 million grant

...leader in our biomedical initiative," said Renu Khator, president of UH and chancellor of the UH System. "He was courted by Ivy League institutions and determined...ter and rapidly establishing international prominence," said Don Birx, vice chancellor for research for the UH System and vice president for research at UH. UH...

LOHAFEX: An Indo-German iron fertilization experiment

...pective parent organisations, the Helmholtz Association, Germany, and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India, in the presence of the chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Dr Angela Merkel and the Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on the 30th October 2007. Planning ...
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UW-Madison Chancellor Wiley Challenges State to Think About Universitys Future

MADISON Its the Great (Non)Debate: Can the UW-Madison survive as a public university when public dollars make up a declining share of its budget? Thats the question being posed these days by UW-Madison Chancellor John Wiley, whose believes the universitys role as a catalyst for Wisconsins high-...

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Santiago determined to build on research base

Carlos Santiago At the State University of New York in Albany, Carlos Santiago helped forge a partnership between IBM and the campus that led to the creation of a $1.5 billion center of excellence. Now that he's taken up residence in Wisconsin, Santiago sees no reason why UW-Milwaukee can't a...

UWM chancellor wants two new research campuses

Milwaukee, Wis. - Long overdue facility improvements are viewed as an enabler of increased research output at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee , and Chancellor Carlos Santiago says he is making a pitch to investors to help finance two new research campuses away from the university's east si...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

...ogram is an important way for UCLA to make the fruits of our world-class faculty's research available to the public as rapidly as possible," said UCLA chancellor Gene Block. "California looks to universities like UCLA for innovative technology. It is fitting then to have these startup companies embedded within ...

NPL and University of Surrey sign £10m deal

...t in high speed optical communications and the next phase of miniaturisation in the semiconductor industry. Professor Christopher Snowden, Vice chancellor of the University of Surrey, said: "We are absolutely delighted. This award affirms Surrey's track record as a leading University for innovation and c...

Regado Biosciences Expands Medical Advisory Board

... North Carolina Robert M. Califf, MD , (Special Advisor to Regado Biosciences, Inc. and ex officio member of the Medical Advisory Board), Vice chancellor for Clinical Research and Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center and Director, Duke Translational Medicine Inst...

Senator Arlen Specter and Richard Gephardt Headline Policy Forum on U.S. Medical Innovation, Highlight Achieving 'Recovery Through Discovery'

... Dick Gephardt , Former House Majority Leader and President of the Council for American Medical Innovation Brett P. Giroir, M.D., Vice chancellor of Research, The Texas A&M University System Michelle McMurry, M.D., Ph.D. , Director, Health, Biomedical Science and Society Initiativ...

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Caldolor(TM)

...ons, an alternative therapy for pain and fever in the hospital setting where an injectable medicine is often needed," said Ken Holroyd, Assistant Vice chancellor for Research and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Medicine at Vanderbilt University . "An FDA approved injectable fever therapy, and an al...

Regado Biosciences Establishes Medical Advisory Board

...rth Carolina Robert M. Califf, MD , (Special Advisor to Regado Biosciences, Inc. and ex officio member of the Medical Advisory Board) , Vice chancellor for Clinical Research and Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center and Director, Duke Translational Medicine In...

UMass Boston Opens Venture Development Center to Expand R&D Activity

...tts Boston Venture Development Center is the most recent evidence of our commitment to growing our research and reputation for excellence," said chancellor J. Keith Motley . "The Venture Development Center will broaden and stimulate UMass Boston's research activities, attract top faculty and students...
Chancellor in Biological Definition

Charles Darwin

...blished as a multi-volume Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle , and a search for sponsorship was answered when Henslow used his contacts with the chancellor of the Exchequer Thomas Spring Rice to arrange a Treasury grant of 1,000. Darwin finished writing his "Journal" around 20 June when King Willi...

James D. Watson

...vered in some depth in his book DNA: The Secret of Life ( 2003 ), particularly in chapter 6. A frequent public speaker, Watson currently serves as chancellor of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring Harbor, New York . Watson resides on the grounds of the laboratory. Further reading ...
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