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2011-01-11 16:01:00

Study in Mice Indicates Disease's Underlying Causes and Finds Compounds That Normalize the Alzheimer's Brain MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) study published today in the Journal of Neuroscience reveals underlying causes for the degeneration of synapses in Alzheimer's Disease and identifies promising pharmaceutical solutions for the devastating condition that affects more than 5 million people in the United...

2010-06-14 14:14:00

Longtime State Health Advocate Joins the World's Only Nonprofit Institute Dedicated to the Study of Memory and Memory Disorders MORGANTOWN, W.Va., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) announced the appointment of Shana Phares as Chief Executive Officer today. Phares joins BRNI's team of renowned medical and health care specialists working to unravel the mysteries of behavior, learning, and memory to improve the prevention, diagnosis,...

2009-12-08 09:16:00

Robert Bragg to Lead Private Charitable Fundraising for Institute MORGANTOWN, W.V., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) announced that Robert Bragg has been hired to serve as its new development director. Bragg will be responsible for raising private charitable contributions in support of BRNI's research in memory disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke and traumatic brain injuries, as well as other outreach and education...

2009-10-26 09:54:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness month in November, Retirement Living TV (RLTV) will offer its new and powerful documentary, Not Fade Away to all Multi-System Operators (MSO). RLTV worked in partnership with the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (BRNI) to create this extraordinary documentary, which features stories that show the impact of this disease...

2009-09-15 17:35:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the baby boom generation moves through retirement, the number of people affected by Alzheimer's is likely to well exceed 11 million by 2040. In recognition of World Alzheimer's Day, Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the only network dedicated to adults 50+, will air an exclusive television special, "Not Fade Away" on September 21 at 8PM (EDT). To View the Trailer: http://podcast.rl.tv/21814small.html Working in partnership with the National Cable &...

2009-09-02 06:00:00

Agreement Will Advance Research Connecting Brain Injuries to Neurological Disorders like Alzheimer's Disease MORGANTOWN, W.V., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) announced today an agreement with a group of neurological specialists (Brain Injury Group) to examine possible confluences of the Group's work with brain injuries, head trauma, and strokes and BRNI's research. Together, they will explore the correlation between these...

2009-05-27 05:00:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) and Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (Inverness, NYSE:IMA) of Waltham, Massachusetts, a global leader in rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that they will work together to further develop and commercialize a diagnostic test for Alzheimer's disease first discovered by scientists at BRNI. The BRNI test, once fully commercialized, could dramatically change...

2008-10-09 15:00:37

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by the U.S. Postal Service: What: First-day-of-issue stamp dedication ceremony for the Alzheimer's Awareness 42-cent social awareness first-class stamp during the dedication of the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute's http://www.brni.org/ new research facility. Who: West Virginia Senator John D. Rockefeller IV U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors Vice Chairman Carolyn Lewis Gallagher Blanchette...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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