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Two Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Scientists Receive Presidential Early Career Award

SEATTLE, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Newswise -- President Obama today announced that two Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center investigators have been awarded the nation's highest honor for scientists at the beginning of their independent research careers. Basic scientist Harmit Singh Malik, Ph.D., ...

Dr. Fred Vagnini to Appear at NYC Major Health Conferences

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 31, health experts, celebrities and entertainers will be at the Pennsylvania Hotel in midtown Manhattan at the annual New York SENIOR EXPO. Among the presenters will be Frederic J. Vagnini MD, FACS. Dr. Vagnini, a cardiovascular specialist whos...

The Commercialization Funding Coach, Fred Patterson, Weighs In On SBIR Funding for Small Business Ventures in Wake of NIH Exclusion

The Commercialization Funding Coach, Inc. proprietor, Fred Patterson, has weighed in on the future of SBIR grants in Washington, DC as a means of funding for small business ventures in the wake of SBIR grants being explicitly excluded from NIH stimulus money. Federal reauthorization or a continui...

A Cluster of Veterans' Deaths; By Fred A. Baughman Jr., MD

EL CAJON, Calif., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently four Charleston, WV-area veterans -- Derek Johnson, 22, Andrew White, 23, Eric Layne, 29, and Nicholas Endicott, with "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder" (PTSD), treated with the Paxil, Klonopin, and Seroquel -- died in their sleep. All were said...

NJHA Names Fred J. Jacobs General Counsel

PRINCETON, N.J., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association this week welcomed Frederick J. Jacobs, Esq., as its general counsel, NJHA's president-designee Betsy Ryan announced. Jacobs, of Pennington, will succeed Acting General Counsel Karen Ali, who has been name...

American Pacific Director, Fred D. Gibson, Jr., Continues Funding Georgia Tech Endowment

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC ) today announced that Fred D. Gibson, Jr., one of its current directors and retired Chief Executive Officer, will continue his contributions toward the funding of the $1 million permanent endowment ...

Human-Research Protection Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Receives National Accreditation

SEATTLE, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The human-research protection program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has been accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs Inc., (AAHRPP) a private third-party evaluation organization. The accreditation...

Schering-Plough to Webcast Presentation by CEO Fred Hassan at Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference

KENILWORTH, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) will provide a live audio webcast of a presentation by Fred Hassan, chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at the Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference in Miami, Fla., on Tuesda...

'The Northern Illinois University Murders Due to 'Chemical Imbalances' or 'Chemical Balancers' - Drugs?' - Fred A. Baughman Jr., MD, Neurologist/Child Neurologist

EL CAJON, Calif., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Writing of the Northern Illinois University shooter, Steven P. Kazmierczak, The New York Times (Benedict Carey, 2/19/08, A20) remarks " ... doctors say it is almost impossible to tell whether the spasms of violence stem in part from the drug reactions ...

Carreras Foundation to Endow Clinical-Research Chair at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Internationally renowned tenor expresses gratitude for successful treatment SEATTLE, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Friends of Jose Carreras International Leukemia Foundation has announced it will endow a chair for clinical research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in honor of E. Donnall T...
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Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

... obese, according to a study led by researchers at fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The stud...chinson Center's Cancer Prevention Program. fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center funded the study. At fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, our interdiscip...

Cardax Pharmaceuticals Nominates Clinical Candidate Heptax for Liver Disease; Heptax Ameliorates Inflammation and Oxidative Stress Related to Liver Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

...ive of the natural carotenoid astaxanthin exhibits dramatically improved bioavailability relative to the parent compound," adds Chief Medical Officer, fred Pashkow, M.D. "Our drug enables the oral bioavailability and dose control required for clinical study and it is converted to the natural active metabo...

MADIT-CRT Trial Meets Primary Endpoint

...positive results, and we are hopeful they will eventually lead to a wider population of heart failure patients being treated with CRT-D therapy," said fred Colen, President, Boston Scientific CRM. "I would like to congratulate Dr. Moss, the Executive Committee and all the MADIT-CRT investigators on a wel...

DOR BioPharma Receives EMEA Agreement on the Design of its Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Trial of orBec(R) in GI GVHD

...on. Currently, there are no approved products to treat GI GVHD. The first trial was a 60-patient Phase 2 single-center clinical trial conducted at the fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The second trial was a 129-patient pivotal Phase 3 multi-center clinical trial of orBec(R) conducted at 16 leading ...

New MADIT II Clinical Data Analysis Shows Long-Term Survival Benefit for Implantable Defibrillator Therapy

...vestigator of the MADIT, MADIT II and MADIT-CRT trials. "We are proud to have been the exclusive sponsor of landmark trials like MADIT II," said fred Colen, President, Boston Scientific Cardiac Rhythm Management. "More than 80 percent of U.S. patients who receive an ICD or CRT-D were first indicate...

Boston Scientific Data Show Real-World Survival Rates for Implantable Cardiac Device Patients Exceed Rates From Clinical Trials

... randomized trials." "Boston Scientific is known for excellence in its clinical trials, such as MADIT, MADIT II, COMPANION and MADIT-CRT," said fred Colen, President, Boston Scientific Cardiac Rhythm Management. "We're also proud of our significant investment in physician research through post-mar...

Study Confirms: Your Hidden Food Allergies Are Making You Fat

...eight loss of approximately 37 pounds plus an average drop of six points of BMI (body mass index) and an average decrease of 30% of body fat. Dr. fred Pescatore, former Medical Director of the famed Atkins Center and a pioneer in the study of the hormonal and immune system effects of foods, reviewed ...

Unexpected Side Effect: Makes You Happier

...brain exercises improve speed of processing, health related quality of life and ability to engage in activities required for independent living," said fred Wolinsky, PhD of the University of Iowa , the lead author on this study. "This study is important because it shows that a relatively small amount of...

Beating Blood Clots after Joint Replacement

...e Sands Expo Center, Venetian Hotel, Level One, Room 904 at 9:00 AM. Panelists include: Moderator: Richard J. Friedman, MD; Paul Lachiewicz, MD; and fred Cushner, MD. www.orthoinfo.org About AAOS http://www6.aaos.org/news/Pemr/releases/release_boiler.cfm?category=40&releasenu...

GeoVax Starts Injections for Phase 2a Human HIV/AIDS Vaccine Trial in USA

...he United States include Emory University , Atlanta; Harvard Medical School , Boston; Vanderbilt University , Nashville; University of Rochester ; fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle; the San Francisco Department of Public Health; University of Alabama, Birmingham and sites at Columbia ...
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LocaLisa Intracardiac Navigation System

Description:... The LocaLisa system is a non-fluoroscopic navigation system that tracks multiple intracardiac electrodes. The system was invented by fred Wittkampf, Ph.D., and is being developed by Surgical Navigation Technologies and EP Systems. The LocaLisa system uses three skin electrode pai...
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Trichotillomania

...genes for trichotillomania . ... Trichotillomania Study Team ... An intoduction to understanding Trichotillomania ... TRICHOTILLOMANIA . by fred Penzel, Ph.D. Trichotillomania (TTM) is a disorder in which individuals ... Trichotillomania : What You Should Know. Vijai P. Sharma, Ph.D ... ...

TRAP

...lot: Glass Trap is another take on the giant monster movie. ... Glass Trap . Home > Library > Entertainment & Arts > Movies. Director: fred Olen Ray ... Unfortunately she fell into the trap of confusing biology with destiny. ... I saw your brother asking a trap out last night at th...

Pallidotomy

...The technique of pallidotomy involves the placement of a stereotactic head frame ... the usual indications for radiofrequency pallidotomy . ... fred can no longer lead a quality life with Parkinson's disease, even with medication. Brain surgery called pallidotomy is an alternative to alleviat...

Hammer

...mmer Armand Hammer (1898-1992) was a physician turned entrepreneur and art collector whose natural talent for business made him a billionaire fred "The Hammer " Williamson struts his macho stuff in the classic blaxploitation film from the early 1970s that gave him his moniker. B.J. Hammer (Wil...

Apathy

...ness, education, environment, health, science, technology and travel. ... As the social networking march goes on, so goes the need ... An essay by fred E. Foldvary speaking about three common issues in the world. ... Apathy , greed, and ignorance are mutually reinforcing. ... ...
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2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

SEATTLE President Obama today announced that two Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center investigators have been awarded the nation's highest honor for scientists at the beginning of their independent research careers. Basic scientist Harmit Singh Malik, Ph.D., and cancer-prevention researcher Ulr...

Salk scientist Fred H. Gage to receive the Keio Medical Science Prize

Salk researcher Dr. Fred H. Gage, professor in the Laboratory of Genetics, has been awarded the Keio Medical Science Prize for his discovery of the physiological role of adult neurogenesis in mammalian brains. He will officially receive the award during a ceremony at Keio University's School of Me...

$2 million grant aids study of lung cancer in people who never smoked

...le of Asian ancestry. For the current project, cancer scientists at the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, University of Southern California and at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver will undertake ...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

...nal cancer. To generate the kind of crisp, three-dimensional images necessary for such a diagnosis, Block, UW-Madison radiology associate professor fred Kelcz and graduate student Catherine Moran are capitalizing on their unique MRI data-acquisition method. An MR image is made up of thousands of sm...

NYC science symposium marks Gruber Prize program 10th anniversary

... Society." Dr. Linda Buck, associate director of Basic Sciences at the fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, whose research has provided key insights...ze in Physiology or Medicine, will speak on "Deconstructing Smell." Dr. fred Gage, professor in the Laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute and rec...

Research explores interactions between nanomaterials, biological systems

...gineering Eric Hoek, Lutz Mdler of the University of Bremen, Darrell Velegol of Penn State University, Ponisseril Somasundaran of Columbia University, fred Klessig of Pennsylvania Bio Systems, Vince Castranova of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and Mike Thompson of FEI Co. ...

Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways

...nd 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 blood flow. Kummerow begins by des...

Story tips From the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- May 2009

...astern United States through different terrain and driving conditions. DOE's Office of FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies funded the study. [Contact: fred Strohl, (865) 574-4165; strohlhf@ornl.gov ] BIOENERGY -- Nature at work . . . In one of the largest experiments of its kind, thousands of cotto...

New early detection studies of lung cancer in non-smokers launched today

...increased risk are available today," said Samir Hanash, M.D., Ph.D., of the fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, and team leader for Canary Foun...is: MicroRNA Profiles of a Lung Cancer Cell Line Panel (PI: Muneesh Tewari, fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle, Wash.) Genome analysis: Genome-Wide DNA...

AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards

...buted to the field of ultrasound in medicine. This year's awards will honor fred Winsberg, MD, Martin Resnick, MD, and Horace Thompson, MD. fred Winsberg, MD, 1931-2007, graduated from the University of Chicago in 1955. ...
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Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell to Retire as President and Director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2010

SEATTLE, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center board of trustees today announced that its president and director, Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., plans to retire in June 2010. Hartwell, a recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, has been president and director...

Aton Pharma Announces the Appointment of Dr. Fred Eshelman to Management Board

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Aton Pharma, Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that Dr. Fred Eshelman has joined the management board of Aton's parent company, Princeton Pharma Holdings LLC. Dr. Eshelman is the founder, Vice Chairman and CEO of Pharm...

NFL Hall of Fame Legend Fred Biletnikoff Joins AFL/Signalife Cardiovascular Protection Team

LOS ANGELES, Sep. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NFL Hall of Fame, legendary wide receiver, Fred Biletnikoff, has joined the ever-growing team of celebrated athletes and entertainers as a part of the cardiovascular protection team of Signalife, Inc. (Amex: SGN ) and Athletes for Life ("AFL"), u...

Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

..."Today's vote by our shareholders reflects the potential they see to create a strong global health care leader by combining these two companies," said fred Hassan, Schering-Plough chairman and CEO. "After six years of transformation under our Action Agenda, our Schering-Plough colleagues can be very pro...

Novavax Announces Appointment of Frederick W. Driscoll as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

... Dr. Singhvi stated: "We are pleased to welcome fred Driscoll to Novavax as our new chief financial officer. fred is joining Novavax at a time of significant growth... strategy and fundraising, and investor relations. fred has had considerable experience as a public compan...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Provides Clinical Studies Update

...tes in the United States include Emory University, Atlanta; Harvard Medical School, Boston; Vanderbilt University, Nashville; University of Rochester; fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle; the San Francisco Department of Public Health; University of Alabama, Birmingham and sites at Columbia Uni...

DOR BioPharma Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for orBec(R) for the Treatment of Chronic Gastrointestinal GVHD

...bo-controlled clinical trials in acute GI GVHD with orBec((R)). The first trial was a 60-patient Phase 2 single-center clinical trial conducted at the fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The second trial was a 129-patient pivotal Phase 3 multi-center clinical trial conducted at 16 leading bone marrow/...

W.M. Keck Foundation Awards $1 Million to Hutchinson Center Scholar to Study How Cells Go Awry

... order - which enhances the potential for learning how cancer cells cheat - fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center basic scientist Wenying Shou, Ph.D., has ...am is available at www.wmkeck.org/programs/scholars.html . At fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center , our interdisciplinary t...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

...h to again power through tough challenges - delivering operational sales growth and reconciled earnings-per-share growth for the second quarter," said fred Hassan, chairman and CEO. "Meantime, we can see that six years of focus and investment in our R&D pipeline have created enormous long-t...

Boston Scientific Announces European Approval for Its LATITUDE(R) Patient Management System

...ystem since its introduction in the U.S. in 2006, making it the most rapidly adopted remote cardiac device monitoring system in the industry(1)," said fred Colen, President, Boston Scientific Cardiac Rhythm Management. "We expect continued success as we introduce the demonstrated benefits of our LATITUDE ...
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Mouse Anti-Human Relaxin-2, pro- Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone fred from Immundiagnostik

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Abiogenesis

... are currently under debate; see, for example, RNA world hypothesis , proteinoid , Miller experiment . Scientific critics of the theory Sir fred Hoyle with Chandra Wickramasinghe proponent of Panspermia proposed by the Greek philosopher Anaxagoras . Hoyle became a staunch critic of t...

Genetics

...ered in studies of a bacterium, Haemophilius influenzae , enabling scientists to cut and paste DNA 1977 DNA is sequenced for the first time by fred Sanger , Walter Gilbert , and Allan Maxam working independently. Sanger's lab complete the entire genome of sequence of Bacteriophage Φ-X174; ...

Semen

...sma . New York : John Wiley & Sons . ISBN 0-471-84685-6. External links Lipid composition of human semen "What is semen made of?" by fred Guerra at JackinWorld.com "Semen Production and ejaculation" by M.J. Ecker at JackinWorld.com "factors that affect spermatogenesis" Can se...
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Stipe

...e stipe is composed of sterile hyphal tissue. In many instances, however, the fertile hymenium extends down the... Michael Stipe Influenced By: fred Schneider Followers: Thom Yorke , Eddie Vedder , Shannon Hoon , Damion Suomi , Rob Dickinson Worked With: Bill Berry Stipe (mycology) This articl...

Phylogeny

...... Not only is phylogeny important for understanding paleontology, but paleontology ... Methods for the inference of protein phylogeny . By fred R. Opperdoes. Introduction ... This is a method for the inference of phylogeny . ... BioInfoBank Library :: Phylogeny :: Phylogenomics and its F...

Inverse PCR

...la Genome Project, USA. ... Inverse PCR & Cycle Sequencing of P Element Insertions for STS Generation ... Inverse PCR (Gottschling Lab, fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) ... Inverse PCR for PAC-End Sequencing (WashU-Zebrafish Genome Resources Project) ... Inverse PCR and Se...

Belly

...ck band formed in 1991 by former Throwing Muses members Tanya Donelly and fred Abong. The band was based in Boston, Massachusetts, though all the origin...up Members: Thomas Gorman , Tanya Donelly , Chris Gorman , Gail Greenwood , fred Abong Similar Artists: Velocity Girl , Bettie Serveert , Gallery of inte...
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