Latest Anne West Stories

2011-09-16 11:15:26

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have predicted the inherited health risks of a four-person family by analyzing their whole genome sequences. With the DNA sequences of both parents and children, the team was able to better check for sequencing errors and more accurately predict how individual genetic variants affect each family member's risk for disease. The project improved computational tools that provide medical interpretation of genomes, which includes disease-risk...

2011-02-03 07:39:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from Denmark at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=93daa2e7-6378-4a53-b822-4ffc84877302&lr=ls In conjunction with the Copenhagen Fashion Week, Anne West and Stasia showed collections in a back-to-back show at Nimb Hotel in Tivoli. Anne West began with a collection that stuck to a simple expression in both color and cut. After Anne West was Stasia's turn to impress the energetic, attendees' audience....

2010-08-16 14:37:22

When a certain protein is mutated or missing, symptoms of the neurodevelopmental disorder Rett syndrome arise, causing a gradual loss of brain function during early development. This fact led Duke University Medical Center researchers to test a theory that the protein might also contribute to nerve-cell connection (synapse) changes in a fully formed adult mouse brain when exposed to psychostimulant use. In two experiments with mice, Anne West, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.