Announcement of the fifth annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine being awarded to Helen H. Hobbs, MD, investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
(Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) ) Fungi may be harmful pathogens. On the other hand, they are used for the production of food or medicine and in bioengineering. In either case, it is required to precisely understand their growth mechanism. Show More Summary
(University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center) A $1.97 million five-year grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will allow a University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine researcher to continue his investigation into how Bisphenol A (BPA), a common component of polycarbonate plastics used in consumer products, may impact heart health.
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) LinkedIn: Chinese Hamster Ovary cells, known as CHO, play an important role in modern medicine. NIST's new CHO peptide library will enable better production of treatments for psoriasis, cancer, hemophilia and leukemia.
(University of California - San Diego) Using artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, researchers at Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health and University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues...Show More Summary
(NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Datasets characterizing individual cells in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus disease tissue from the Accelerating Medicines PartnershipShow More Summary
Anthony Atala, director of Wake Forest University’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine, is developing techniques to 3D print human organs for transplant using an individual's own cells as the "ink." That way, the transplanted organ won't trigger the patient's immune system to reject it as a foreign body. Show More Summary
(Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine ) The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has received a $10.78 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research obesity and related conditio...
(Institut Pasteur) As the Institut Pasteur enters the 130th year of its existence (the anniversary will be celebrated on Nov. 14, 2018), the book Institut Pasteur: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Medicine -- available in both French and English -- is being released. Show More Summary
While cancer treatment advances are being made in precision medicine and immunotherapy, a unique combination of traditional therapies can also provide some patients benefit. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about an approach combining cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic chemotherapy for cancers that have spread to the abdominal cavity.
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) The Cancer Biomarkers Data Commons Meeting (CBDC) Think Tank Meeting will be held at the National Cancer Institute from Feb 8 to 9th, 2018. The Think Tank Meeting will bring together thought leaders from academia, industry, and government to discuss approaches to the development of cancer biomarkers. Show More Summary
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) After years of investigation, researchers at Johns Hopkins, the University of California, Davis, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have discovered how the immune system might protect a person from recurrent bacterial skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (staph).
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast By Gunda Georg, professor of medicinal chemistry and director of the Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development, University of Minnesota; Jon Hawkinson, research professor...Show More Summary
(NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute) The Human Genome Project has been awarded the 2017 Prince Mahidol Award for ground-breaking advances in the field of medicine. The award will be received on behalf of the project by Eric...Show More Summary
Sandeep Kishore, MD, PhD, Associate Director, The Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been named as a member of The National Academy of Medicine's (NAM's) first Emerging Leaders Forum
(New York Institute of Technology) While it is largely believed that horses simply evolved with fewer digits, researchers at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) pose a new theory that suggests remnants of all five toes are still present within the hooves of the horse.
(Stanford University Medical Center) A 38-center clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine has shown that far more people than previously thought can benefit from an emergency procedure for acute ischemic stroke.
A fascinating look at inner workings of vocalist Anna-Maria Hefele’s head and neck as she performs in a mix of regular and overtone singing. University Medical Center Freiburg, Institute for Musician’s Medicine captured a whole DVD of various vocal techniques.
(Critical Path Institute (C-Path)) The European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a Letter of Support to C-Path's Predictive Safety Testing Consortium and Duchenne Regulatory Science Consortium for measurement of glutamate dehydrogenase (GLDH) as a biomarker of hepatocellular liver injury. Show More Summary
According to Altmetric, which tracks the distribution and discussion of research papers online, a July article by several Yale physicians is the most-discussed paper ever published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). The title of this blockbuster: "Use of Alternative Medicine for Cancer and Its Impact on Survival."