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Dr. Rudy Kachmann, Neurosurgeon, Author, Lecturer & Founder of Kachmann Mind Body Institute Selects TransMedia Group as Agency of Record

World-renowned neurosurgeon for over 40 years, Dr. Kachmann teaches how the connection between mind, body and spirit are essential for optimum health. FORT WAYNE, Ind., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For residents of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Rudy Kachmann, M.D., creator of the Kachmann Mind Body Institu...

Novo Nordisk Appoints Per Falk, M.D., Ph.D., as Vice President for Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs for North America

...s as Director for Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Molecular Biology in AstraZeneca's CV/GI research unit in Molndal, Sweden. He also has served as a lecturer and associate professor at Karolinska Institute, as well as a post-doctoral fellow and instructor in molecular biology and pharmacology at the Washing...

Mathematical modeling predicts response to Herceptin

...ver. The current paper, which was carried out at the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Unit Edinburgh and led by Dana Faratian, M.D., a clinical lecturer in pathology at the University of Edinburgh, examined the role of PTEN protein expression on resistance to Herceptin. PTEN is a protein that acts as a...

Detecting early signs of osteoarthritis

...are to take part in a study led by research physiotherapist Michelle Hall in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy. Mrs Hall, who is a lecturer in the Division of Physiotherapy Education, said: "It has been shown that people who have inflammation may develop more severe and progressive osteoar...

Ben-Gurion U. researchers identify how stressed fat tissue malfunctions

...on are poorly understood -- specifically, it is unknown how fat cells 'translate' stresses in obesity into dysfunction," said Dr. Assaf Rudich, senior lecturer from the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Ben-Gurion University. Fat tissue is no longer considered simply a storage place for excess calori...

Doctors' Attitudes Play Part in Early Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...zheimer's disease, some doctors don't put much value on early diagnosis of the disease. But that's the wrong outlook, said Dr. Nerida Paterson, senior lecturer in the discipline of general practice at the University of Newcastle. Early diagnosis enables patients to plan their own health care and future. ...

A Curse or Two Might Quell the Pain

...favor of a more pain-tolerant machismo, most likely mediated by classic fight-or-flight mechanisms," said the study's lead author, Richard Stephens, a lecturer in psychology at Keele University. "Swearing has been around for centuries," with citations in literature dating to at least the 1500s, Stephens sa...

Six Scientists Receive Awards for Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease Research

... William R. Markesbery, M.D., was recipient of the 2009 Zaven Khachaturian Award. This award, named in honor of Zaven Khachaturian, PhD, consultant, lecturer and author, recognizes an individual whose compelling vision, selfless dedication and extraordinary achievement has significantly advanced the field o...

6 scientists receive awards for contributions to Alzheimer's disease research

..., William R. Markesbery, M.D., was recipient of the 2009 Zaven Khachaturian Award. This award, named in honor of Zaven Khachaturian, PhD, consultant, lecturer and author, recognizes an individual whose compelling vision, selfless dedication and extraordinary achievement has significantly advanced the field o...

Doctors Talk Frankly About What Encourages and Impedes Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

...linical studies," said William Thies, PhD, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer at the Alzheimer's Association. Dr. Nerida Paterson, Senior lecturer in the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and colleagues are interviewing more than 100 general practitioners (...
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Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Study New Drug Combinations to Treat Childhood Leukemia

...doctoral Fellow with the Developmental Therapeutics Program at Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine. He also is a lecturer with the College of Life Science at Jilin University in Changchun, China. AML, which originates in bone marrow, accounts for one-fourth of acute ...

Stem Cell Pioneer to Speak to A.L.L. Personhood Conference

...." Dr. Deisher's work has resulted in 23 patents issued in her name. She has published numerous scientific manuscripts, and is a frequent invited lecturer and guest speaker in the area of stem cell technology and regenerative medicine. Dr. Deisher joins an illustrious group of speakers heralding the...

Shingles Pain Treatment Will Benefit More Patients

...schedule for 2-4 weeks and provides rapid and continuous pain relief from 30 minutes after application(6). Dr Michael Serpell, Consultant and Senior lecturer in Anaesthesia, Glasgow says: "The new recommendation from the SMC is to be welcomed. New data supporting the role of Versatis in post-herpetic neural...

Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.

...e program is directed by Debra Lieberman, Ph.D., communication researcher in the university's Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research, lecturer in the Department of Communication and a leading expert in the research and design of interactive media for learning and health behavior change. Healt...

Dr. Christopher Moore to Form ProDerm LP to Fund CVBT Wound Healing Trial

...oard of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has been a Professor of Surgery at the University of California, Irvine, and has been a frequent lecturer on Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery throughout the U.S. Currently, Dr. Moore practices in Fullerton, CA. Dr. Moore has independently owned ...

Curemark Appoints Preeminent Pediatrics Gastroenterologist

... from 1984-95. At New York Medical College, he was awarded the Charles H. Revson Foundation Career Scientist Award. In 1995 he was named Distinguished lecturer in the Graduate School of Health Sciences. Curemark, with offices in Rye, NY, is a drug development company focused on the treatment of neurological...

PAREXEL Expands Late Phase Clinical Research Services and Appoints Leading Pharmacoepidemiology Expert Victor Kiri

... Adjunct Professor of Biostatistical Epidemiology at the University of Limerick in Ireland. His other academic appointments have included serving as a lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and at the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Surrey, in the U.K. Dr. Kiri has been...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Names Homayoon Khanlou, M.D. as its Chief of Medicine, U.S.

...has been published in such prestigious periodicals as the New England Journal of Medicine and the Archives of Internal Medicine. He is also a featured lecturer at a variety of medical institutions and has spoken the American Academy of Physicians Assistants, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and a frequent s...

First-of-Its-Kind Study Shows Botox (Botulinum Toxin Type A) Significantly Improves Idiopathic Detrusor Overactivity (IDO) in Patients With Symptoms of Overactive Bladder

... benefits for patients for whom previous treatments had not worked," said Mr. Prokar Dasgupta, consultant urologist at Guy's Hospital, honorary senior lecturer at King's College London, and a co-principal investigator of the study. "These were patients who were seriously affected by their OAB symptoms. At bas...

DUSA Pharmaceuticals Receives Orphan Drug Desi gnation for Levulan PDT to Treat Esophage al Dysplasia

...This is a potential breakthrough for Barrett's patients and we've demonstrated this treatment can work effectively," says Laurance Lovat, M.D., senior lecturer and consultant gastroenterologist, University College Hospital in London, and lead investigator for the independent research being presented at DDW. "...
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Oral herpes

...hat Should You Do If You Got Herpes in Your Mouth? Is there any cure for the virus? Is this same as Cold ... ORAL HERPES SIMPLEX INFECTIONS. lecturer Dr. Heddie O. Sedano, DDS, Dr. Odont. Herpes viruses. Primary infection or primary herpetic gingivostomatitis ... PKIDs educates the publi...
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APS lecturer shows rare video of 'teacher-student' immune cell interactions in live animal

The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. But these pictures could one day be worth much more -- the lives saved by the development of new vaccines. Harvard University researcher Ulrich H. von Andrian showed the immune system of a live mouse being challenged by a foreign microbe d...

Scientists uncork a potential secret of red wine's health benefits

... acute inflammatory diseases such as sepsis are very difficult to treat and many die every day due to lack of treatment," said Alirio Melendez, senior lecturer on the faculty of medicine at Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre in Scotland and one of the researchers involved in the work. "Moreover, many survivo...

1 in 6 health workers won't report in flu pandemic -- study by Ben-Gurion U. researchers

...e of one's work was strongly associated with a willingness to report to work in an emergency," said co-author Ran Balicer, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., senior lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, and joint editor of the Israeli Ministry of Health Pandemic Prepare...

Down Under dinosaur burrow discovery provides climate change clues

...long-term geologic change, and how organisms may have adapted as the Earth has undergone periods of global cooling and warming," says Martin, a senior lecturer in environmental studies at Emory. Martin is also an honorary research associate at Monash University in Melbourne. In 2006, in collaboration with ...

Nutricia launches Nutra Neocate, weaning product designed for cows’ milk protein allergy

...used to provide infants with new tastes and textures means one less thing for parents to worry about." said Dr. Adam Fox, Consultant & Honorary Senior lecturer in Paediatric Allergy, Evelina Children's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas', London. Standard weaning foods available potentially contain allergens su...

Using 'dominance' to explain dog behavior is old hat

...sting hooters at dogs will make dogs anxious, often about their owner, and potentially lead to an escalation of aggression. Dr Rachel Casey, Senior lecturer in Companion Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Bristol University, said: "The blanket assumption that every dog is motivated by some innate desire to ...

Exhibition showcases the 'art of science'

... on a par with art created for art's sake," said Andrew Zwicker, the head of Science Education at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and a lecturer in the Princeton Writing Program. "We hope that this exhibit will serve as a window through which the wider, non-technical audience can appreciate ...

Scientists urge world leaders to respond cooperatively to Pacific Ocean threats

...ological and human economic diversity, particularly when applied with adequate levels of regulation and enforcement in place," said Caldwell, a senior lecturer at Stanford Law School and at the Woods Institute. "These solutions are indicators of hope within an ocean of distress." The consensus statem...

$1.6 million grant to lead development of resistance-detecting field kit

...new screening tools will provide information vital for predicting the success of IRS and ITN programmes. Project leader Dr Martin Donnelly, Senior lecturer in Vector Biology at LSTM said: "Malaria control in Africa is reliant upon the use of insecticides against mosquitoes. Therefore if the mosquitoes dev...

Some vocal-mimicking animals, particularly parrots, can move to a musical beat

... is published in the current issue of Current Biology . Schachner's co-authors are Marc Hauser, professor of psychology at Harvard, Irene Pepperberg, lecturer at Harvard and adjunct associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University, and Timothy Brady, a doctoral candidate at the Massachusetts Institut...
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NeoStem, Inc. Appoints Leading Chinese Medical Official to Its Advisory Board

... of Shandong Province, standing Council Member of the China Association of Chinese Medicine, Chairman of the Medicated Diet Association, Member of the lecturer team on Chinese acupuncture and moxibustion, and Corporate Representative of the Shandong Provincial Association of Chinese Medicine. Ms. Cai...

Leaders in Health Literacy Recognized by the Partnership for Clear Health Communication at the National Patient Safety Foundation

...chael Wolf, Director of the Center for Communication in Healthcare at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, and Dr. Rima Rudd, Senior lecturer on Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health . (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080307/AQF053...

Pizza tossing art unlocks secrets of tiny motors

...tion of micro motors thinner that a human hair. Mr Daniel (Kuang-Chen) Liu, a PhD student supervised by Associate Professor James Friend and Senior lecturer Leslie Yeo, videotaped a professional pizza tosser at work. The team from Monash's Micro/Nanophysics Research Laboratory, then calculated how best to ...

University of Minnesota Professor Dr. David Pui to Speak at American Filtration and Separation Society Conference

... lower health risk for workers and the general public. Joining Dr. Pui at the opening session of the AFS conference is Dr. Steve Tarleton, Senior lecturer at Loughborough University. Dr. Tarleton will speak on "Filter Selection, Scale-up and Simulation in the 21st Century". Dr. Tarleton wil...

Amicus Therapeutics Presents Positive Results From Phase 2 Extension Study of Amigal(TM) for Fabry Disease at ACMG 2009 Annual Meeting

...iminary results from the evaluation of modified doses and a new dosing regimen were also presented. Derralynn Hughes, MA, DPhil, MRCPath, Senior lecturer in the Haematology Department Academic Haematology, Royal Free & University College Medical School, London, UK, stated, "The data with migalastat ...

Professor K. C. Nicolaou Speaks at WuXi AppTec

...s honored to have Prof. K. C. Nicolaou, the leading authority of the world on natural product total synthesis, as a WuXi AppTec Science Seminar Series lecturer to share his experience and expertise with our company's scientists today. Total Synthesis is a process of creating complex organic molecules from sim...

Encouraging high-risk research: DFG approves funding for 2 new Reinhart Koselleck projects

...sits to the USA, Japan and China he first took up a position as a temporary lecturer in 1998, before being appointed to the chair he now holds at the University...d her doctorate in engineering, and then went on to qualify as a university lecturer in physics. With this interdisciplinary education, her extensive and intern...

Decision Biomarkers Inc Announces Formation of Scientific Advisory Board

... the identification and characterization of novel biomarkers for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. -- Johann de Bono, M.D., Ph.D., Senior lecturer at The Institute for Cancer Research, Royal Marsden Hospital. Dr. de Bono is leader of the Prostate Cancer Team and directs the clinical drug developm...

Pharmaxis Research Programs Highlighted at European Respiratory Society Congress

...allenge product, Aridol, and the mucus clearing agent, Bronchitol. In a poster session Professor Di Bilton, Consultant Physician and Honorary Senior lecturer at the Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, will detail results of a successful randomized, placebo- controlle...

New England Peptide Names Director of Chemical Development

...research articles in refereed journals. He also has participated in the preparation of more than 60 abstracts and meeting contributions, is a frequent lecturer and holds 12 patents. His research has focused on the design, synthesis, and biophysical and biological evaluation of peptide and nucleic acid analogs...
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