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Joint Commission President Emeritus Joins Truman Medical Centers' Board of Directors

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- President Emeritus of The Joint Commission, Dennis O'Leary, M.D., will join the Truman Medical Centers (TMC) Board of Directors at the June 2009 meeting. Dr. O'Leary is a recipient of the Eisenberg Honorary Award for Individual Achievement for his ou...

VaxAmerica Enters Partnership with Emeritus Senior Living

Alliance makes influenza vaccines available to seniors nationwide. (Vocus) June 15, 2009 -- VaxAmerica, a program of FFF Enterprises, Inc., the nation's most trusted distributor of flu vaccines, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Emeritus Se...

CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine

...ns Commission on Human Rights: The Citizens Commission on Human Rights is a mental health watchdog co-founded in 1969 by Professor of Psychiatry emeritus Thomas Szasz and the Church of Scientology. It is a non-profit, non political, non-religious organization that has been responsible for more than 100...

For Some Kidney Patients, Home Dialysis Is Better

...night dialysis six nights a week," said Dr. Christopher R. Blagg, professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Washington and executive director emeritus of Northwest Kidney Centers in Seattle. Hemodialysis is one of two main ...

'Controlling Your Future: Six Steps To A Better Life': New Self-Help Book Teaches the Art of Self-discipline, Self-control

...he Korean War and has been active in civic life. His interests include history, science, philosophy, economics and physical fitness. He is a Professor emeritus with a Ph.D. in financial economics. He is the author of 70 articles and four books. He and his wife have lived for the last 37 years in Mansfield, Co...

Autism Speaks Launches TV Ad Campaign Calling on Congress to End Insurance Discrimination Against Children with Autism

...and philanthropic endeavors, mostly directed toward helping children. She serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations and is also Trustee emeritus of Sarah Lawrence College, her alma mater. # # # Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/07/prweb2622224.htm . ...

Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure

...that scale could cut stroke death rates by 6 percent and coronary heart disease deaths by 4 percent, said study author Dr. Jeremiah Stamler, professor emeritus of preventive medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago. However, the worry is that people could take the f...

The Psychology of Celebrity Worship

...aid Stuart Fischoff, senior editor at the Journal of Media Psychology and emeritus professor of media psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. ...: Stuart Fischoff, Ph.D., senior editor, Journal of Media Psychology , and emeritus professor, media psychology, California State University, Los Angeles; John...

DOD, VA should take stronger steps to combat tobacco use in military, veteran populations

...veteran populations are a sound basis for moving systematically toward a tobacco-free military," said Stuart Bondurant, professor of medicine and dean emeritus of the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and chair of the committee that wrote the report. "The state of the art i...

Tiny levels of carbon monoxide damage fetal brain

...edition. "We expected the placenta to protect fetuses from the mother's exposure to tiny amounts of carbon monoxide," said John Edmond, professor emeritus of biological chemistry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. "But we found that not to be the case." The researchers exposed pregnant r...
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Proteolix Presents Phase 1b/2 Clinical Data for Carfilzomib in Advanced Solid Tumor Patients at the 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

...chieving stable disease or better lasting for several months," said Peter J. Rosen, M.D., Medical Director of the Tower Cancer Research Foundation and emeritus Professor, UCLA . Data from the Phase 1b/2 clinical trials of relapsed solid tumor patients were presented by Dr. Rosen at the 2009 Annual Meeti...

Bionovo Announces Development Plans for Menopausal Hot Flash Drug Candidate, Menerba (MF101), Following FDA Meetings

...ft development is warranted so we can provide women with an alternative to hormone therapy," said Wulf Utian, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc. Founder and President emeritus of the North American Menopause Society and Menerba's Principal Clinical Investigator. The Company expects to initiate clinical trials by ...

J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. Receives Double Helix Medal from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

... 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. Watson is c...

New Analysis Shows Troubling Trend in Triglyceride Levels May Be Linked to Rising Rates of Obesity

...art attack and stroke," said study author Jerome D. Cohen, M.D., chairman of the National Lipid Association's consumer affairs committee and professor emeritus of internal medicine and cardiology at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. "As we continue our efforts to reduce the toll of heart disease in...

Durezol(TM) in the Treatment of Uveitis and Ganciclovir in the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis: Studies of Treatments for Leading Causes of Blindness to Be Presented

...ster at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Meeting (November 8-11, Atlanta). The poster's author is Herbert E. Kaufman, M.D., Ophthalmologist emeritus of Sirion Therapeutics and formerly Professor of Ophthalmology and Pharmacology and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at LSU Medical Center, and...

Inhaled Nitric Oxide Data Presented at European Academy of Pediatrics Meeting

...me for pre-term infants at high risk for BPD," commented Roberta A. Ballard, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, and emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania. "However, those studies administered a higher dose of nitric oxide ...

Symposium Highlights Yale Study Indicating Role of AHCC(R) for Immune System Enhancement and as a Promising Cancer Preventative

...earchers in Japan focused on the value of AHCC in cancer therapy. Professor emeritus Masuo Hosokawa of Hokkaido University gave an overview of the completed res...ing the side-effects of chemotherapy. The second keynote featured Professor emeritus Yasuo Kamiyama of Kansai Medical University whose research investigated AHC...

Independent Analyses of the SEAS, SHARP and IMPROVE-IT Studies of Ezetimibe

...igent FFPH Boreham FRS Chen MBBS Clarke DPhil FFPH FRCP FRCP PhD DPhil emeritus Professor of Reader in Professor of Senior Professor Professor of Clinical Clinical Epidemiology Research of Cancer E...

UBC Forms European Advisory Board to Enhance Data Quality of CNS Trials

... more than 300 articles in scientific journals, co-authored several books and edited numerous others. -- Stuart A. Montgomery, MD, is Professor emeritus of Medicine at the Imperial College School of Science and Medicine, University of London. Co-author of the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating...

'Second Thoughts about Fluoride,' Reports Scientific American

...especially in the thyroid -- the gland that produces hormones regulating growth and metabolism," reports Fagin. Fagin quotes John Doull, professor emeritus of pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, who chaired the NRC committee thusly, "The thyroid changes do worry me." ...
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Mary had a lot of lambs: Researchers identify way to accelerate sheep breeding

...it for sheep production worldwide is the seasonality of breeding, but the market for high-quality lamb is a 52-week thing," said Doug Hogue, professor emeritus of animal science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. His Cornell colleague Mike Thonney and former Cornell postdoctoral researcher Raluc...

Large trees declining in Yosemite

...investigate the causes of decline, climate change is a likely contributor to these events and should be taken into consideration," said USGS scientist emeritus Jan van Wagtendonk. "Warmer conditions increase the length of the summer dry season and decrease the snowpack that provides much of the water for the ...

Sex in the Caribbean: Environmental change drives evolutionary change -- eventually

...r not to fragment. Nutrients to form eggs and sperm needed for sex can, on the other hand, accumulate slowly over time. O'Dea, with Jeremy Jackson, emeritus staff scientist at the Smithsonian and director of the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, measure...

Discovery may provide new treatments for alcohol dependence

... collaboration between the research groups of Prof Suzanne Dickson and Prof emeritus Jrgen Engel, including researchers Dr Elisabet Jerlhag and Dr Emil Egeciogl...il such a pharmacological treatment will reach the patient", says Professor emeritus Jrgen Engel, an authority on research on alcohol dependency at the Sahlgren...

New guide to tropical seedlings: Essential to climate change research

... "Exact description of plants and animals at all life stages underlies profound ecological insight," said Ira Rubinoff, staff scientist and director emeritus of the institute, who gave the go-ahead for the establishment of a novel, large scale forest-monitoring plot on Barro Colorado Island in 1980. Botanis...

Leading scientists and scholars urge action on climate issues

... Scientist, The Woods Hole Research Center; William Schlesinger, Director of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; and George M. Woodwell, Director emeritus and Senior Scientist, The Woods Hole Research Center. ...

Improved method developed to test carcinogen risk

... in their report. "The whole foundation of modern toxicology is that the dose makes the poison," said George Bailey, an OSU distinguished professor emeritus of molecular and environmental toxicology. "You can die from eating a few tablespoons of ordinary table salt at one time, but that doesn't mean that t...

Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways

...that keeps blood moving through arteries and veins. In the August 2009 issue of the international journal Atherosclerosis , University of Illinois emeritus veterinary biosciences professor Fred Kummerow reports for the first time that trans fats interfere with more than one key enzyme in the regulation of...

'Honey bee health' of concern at Western Apicultural Society conference

...oon will include lectures by three native pollinator experts. Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor at UC Davis, will discuss "Introduction to Native Bees." Neal Wil...olution." Also on Thursday: Incoming WAS president Dewey Caron, emeritus professor of the University of Delaware, Newark, and author of the textbook...

Mammalogists to convene in Alaska for annual meeting

...entation on population dynamics, politics and perils of large terrestrial mammals in North America will be presented by R. Terry Bowyer, UAF professor emeritus and chair of the department of biological sciences at Idaho State University on June 28. The meeting is hosted by the UAF Institute of Arctic Biol...
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Madison professor emeritus will consult on development of 'Internet 2'

Madison professor emeritus Larry Landweber, who was involved in one of the first networks to use Internet technology, may lend his expertise on the next stage of the Internet, which has been proposed by the National Science Foundation. The Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) br...

Prix Galien USA Announces 2009 Final Candidates

... in the development of these products that improve lives," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Prix Galien USA committee chair, New York University professor emeritus and editor-in-chief of The FASEB Journal. Prix Galien USA honorees are judged on the basis of the innovative nature of the development, appli...

Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell to Retire as President and Director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2010

...e for the position," he said. After Hartwell retires in 2010, he hardly will be idle. He will continue to be involved with the Center as director emeritus and also will continue his work in early cancer detection and science education. He will also continue his role as chairman of the executive committee...

Ten Top Latin American Scientists Named 2009 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

...are invited to apply to the program, and selection is made by a distinguished national advisory committee, chaired by Dr. Torsten N. Wiesel, president emeritus of Rockefeller University and a 1981 Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine. The 2009 Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences ...

Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

...griculture. "Ellery's enthusiasm for teaching and research was surpassed only by his commitment to farmers," said Don Kuhlman, professor emeritus of agricultural entomology, University of Illinois. "He spent countless hours conducting experiments to find solutions to the weed problems they...

RSCI Announces World-Leading Stem Cell Science Advisory Board

...ntific director of the International Center for Cell Therapy & Cancer (ICTC) at the Tel Aviv (Sourasky) Medical Center in Israel. SAB Chairman emeritus Kitipan V. Arom, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FACC, FACCP, FRCST, established an innovative stem cell treatment program at Bangkok Heart Hospital (BHH) and may ...

Proteolix to Present Carfilzomib Clinical Data During the 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

...solid tumors will be presented on Saturday, May 30 during an oral session by Peter Rosen, M.D., Medical Director, Tower Cancer Research Foundation and emeritus Professor, UCLA . A complete list of the company's oral and poster presentations at ASCO follows: Oral Presentations Saturda...

Vasogen Appoints Dr. Eldon Smith Chairman

...sogen's Board is due to the requirements of his role as President and CEO of DexCom, Inc. Dr. Smith, a Vasogen Board member since 1998, is professor emeritus at the University of Calgary , Alberta, where he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine subsequent to being Head of the Department of Medicine...

Nanotechnology: Will it drive a new innovation economy for the US?

...conomic and regional development and industrial competitiveness. Porter, an emeritus professor in industrial and systems engineering and in public policy at Geo...anchester Business School, University of Manchester. Alan Porter, Ph.D., emeritus Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute ...

Sirion Therapeutics New Drug Application for Ganciclovir is Accepted for Review by the FDA for the Treatment of Ocular Herpes

... gel, would clearly be a valuable treatment option for U.S. clinicians who treat herpetic keratitis," noted Herb Kaufman, M.D., Sirion Ophthalmologist emeritus and renowned herpetic keratitis researcher and clinician. About Herpetic Keratitis Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are very common, wit...
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Extinction

...ed with the prediction that up to 20 percent of all living species could become extinct within 30 years (by 2028). Biologist E.O. Wilson , Professor emeritus and honorary curator of entomology at Harvard University , in his 2002 book The Future of Life ( ISBN 0679768114 ), estimates that if current r...
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Molecular Genetics

... the College of Biological Sciences. ... View PDF of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Admissions Checklist ... James C. Lacey Jr., Professor emeritus (Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics ) ... Molecular Carcinogenesis. Molecular Genetics . Chromosome Stability ... The Laboratory of Molec...
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