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Dana-Farber's MatchMiner Wins Harvard Business School's Precision Trials Challenge

MatchMiner, an open computational platform developed at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for matching patient-specific genomic profiles to precision cancer medicine clinical trials, has been named the winner of the Precision Trials Challenge at Harvard Business School.

High Levels of Protein p62 Predict Liver Cancer Recurrence

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have discovered that high levels of the protein p62 in human liver samples are strongly associated with cancer recurrence and reduced patient survival. In mice, they also found that p62 is required for liver cancer to form.

Fight Muscle Fatigue + Feel Stronger in Yoga Class

4 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Michael Ormsbee, director of the Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine, Florida State University, shares advice for fighting muscle fatigue. The post Fight Muscle Fatigue + Feel Stronger in Yoga Class appeared first on Yoga Jour...

Rowan Medicine Joins New Jersey Innovation Institute to Improve Clinical Care

Rowan Medicine, the faculty practice plan of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, has joined with the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) on a federally funded initiative to improve the quality and efficiency of clinical services, while simultaneously reducing costs.

UC College of Medicine Researcher Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Protein's Role in Cardiac Hypertrophy

A new $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant will help University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers continue their investigation of the protein Human Antigen R (HuR) and its possible role in cardiovascular disease, with the ultimate goal of translating this research to improve human health.

Mayo Clinic Joins the National Microbiome Initiative

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine joined the National Microbiome Initiative sponsored by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). More than 100 institutions committed to advance...Show More Summary

FSU Researcher Targets on-Off Switch of Cardiac Contraction

Jose Pinto, a researcher in the Florida State University College of Medicine, has been awarded a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to study how the heart's calcium is regulated and how to correct a calcium imbalance using an inside approach in the cardiac cell.

Are You A Genius? Inside the Milken Global Conference

Last week, I went to the Milken Institute Global Conference. "THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY" The one's who attended were the best and the brightest in their field of finance, environment, medicine, communication and invention. They all gathered...Show More Summary

TGen and international team find new avenues of precision medicine for treating cancer

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- May 9, 2016 -- An international team of scientists, including those at the Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen), have discovered new avenues of potential treatments for a rare and deadly cancer known as Adrenocortical...Show More Summary

Optimizing Diet: What You Eat Does Matter to Improve Cancer Outcomes

By: Peiying Yang, Ph.D., Lin Lin Shao, senior clinical dietitian, and Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., Integrative Medicine Program The American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) has developed The New American Plate to help us reorganize theShow More Summary

A rare view inside a beating heart cell

A team of researchers led by  Benjamin Prosser of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, who were funded by the National Institutes of Health, recently c aptured video showing that a part  of a heart muscle cellShow More Summary

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet This Weekend

Prior to 2015, I wouldn't have noticed the national public health event happening this weekend -- this, despite being a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, where many of my colleagues hold joint appointments in the School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Show More Summary

Mini-Brain Research Provides Evidence of Zika’s Effects

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Institute for Cell Engineering have used new mini-brain technology to study the ravages of the Zika virus on the brains of unborn children. Using a new type of pinhead-size, laboratory-grown mini-brains for scientific research will revolutionize the field of...

Scientists reveal the secret of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers from the Scientific Research Institute of Physical-Chemical Medicine, MIPT, the company M&S Decisions and the research department of Yandex have built a computer model of the interaction between different bacteria, and between bacteria and the gut wall. Show More Summary

New Study Confirms Importance of Body Image During Chemotherapy

A new study produced by an interdisciplinary team led by Prof. Antonio Giordano, director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University, tracks the development process and efficacy of the Italian...Show More Summary

Making Medicine Great Again

By MICHAEL MILLENSON The annual Lown Institute Conference advocates for the “right” kind of patient care, as in “the correct course of action.” But the political meanings of “right” and “left” also echo, sounding like a healthcare version of the recover-lost-glory demands of Donald Trump and the moral crusade of Bernie Sanders. The program for this year’s

Wayne State Student Receives NIH Fellowship to Study Stress-Induced Use of Nicotine

.Eric Woodcock, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences in Wayne State University's School of Medicine, has been awarded a two-year, $76,000 predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Drug...Show More Summary

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receives $3.6 Million NIH Grant to Investigate Potential Cause of Alzheimer's Disease

Luciano D'Adamio, M.D., Ph.D., professor of microbiology & immunology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has received a five-year, $3.6-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his research into how APP is processed in the brain.

Key Insights on Drug Prices and Manufacturer Rebates from the New 2015 IMS Report

Last week, IMS Health’s IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics released Medicines Use and Spending in the U.S.–A Review of 2015 and Outlook to 2020. (Free download with registration.) For the first time, IMS has reported net spending after rebates and discounts, which totaled more than $115 billion in 2015. Show More Summary

Hartwell Foundation Names CWRU Among Its Top 10 Biomedical Research Centers; Grants Individual Biomedical Research Award to School of Medicine Autism Researcher

The Hartwell Foundation, a Memphis-based philanthropic institution committed to funding innovative biomedical pediatrics research, has named Case Western Reserve University among its national Top 10 Centers of Biomedical Research.

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