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2011-05-05 13:02:54

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in collaboration with researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, have made a critical discovery that may lead scientists to abandon the use of broad conventional ethnic labels—African-American, Hispanic, and Caucasian—to estimate a patient's genetic risk for disease.

2011-05-05 00:00:29

WHEATON, the company that designs and delivers today’s most innovative solutions for the laboratory research, diagnostic packaging and specialty pharmaceuticals industries, introduces the KeepIT Freezer Box for biobanking applications. Millville, NJ (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Researchers now have a faster, surer way to organize and track their highly important cryopreserved samples in a biobank.

2010-12-16 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif. and LUXEMBOURG, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc.

2010-09-02 10:54:46

Millions of Americans struggling with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are one step closer to a cure with the release of the first National Psoriasis Victor Henschel BioBank DNA samples for use in research at the University of Michigan Health System; research that hopes to uncover the unknowns about the genetics of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

2010-09-01 13:38:00

University of Michigan scientists receive first 1,250 research samples PORTLAND, Ore., Sept.

2009-10-07 08:25:28

Kids' right-to-privacy for their genetic material needs better protection, says Tel Aviv University researcher.

2009-05-27 09:22:24

The unique material that exists in Europe’s, and above all the Nordic countries’ and Sweden’s, biobanks is a goldmine for research.

2009-04-22 08:13:00

Human Tissue Collection and Specimen Management Provide Focus MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- World BioBank(TM), founded by the physician partners of Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Inc.

2009-02-12 09:59:31

Future medical research will focus increasingly on electronic data, with less need both for laboratory animals and tissue samples.

2009-02-03 10:55:00

A variation in the gene FOXO3A has a positive effect on the life expectancy of humans, and is found much more often in people living to 100 and beyond – moreover, this appears to be true worldwide.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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