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2013-12-30 23:01:43

Nationally recognized neurosurgery pioneer, Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, effective January 1, 2014. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), effective January 1, 2014. Dr. Storm has served as an attending surgeon at CHOP since 2004. He is also an...

2013-12-04 23:01:32

Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital Institute for Neurosciences as Director of Neuro-Oncology, further elevating the Institute as a national leader in the area of neurosciences. Dr. Patchell’s research has been instrumental in defining the treatments used for patients with brain and spinal tumors. Hopewell Township, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital...

2013-10-19 23:03:04

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses discovery of a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. According to an October 10, 2013 article published by Cancer Research UK titled “New Role for DNA...

2013-09-27 23:03:30

The Firm is representing cell phone radiation lawsuit plaintiffs who allegedly suffered brain tumors from cell phones. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 As cell phone radiation lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/cell-phone-radiation-lawsuit.html) move forward throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study published in the International Journal of Oncology appears to confirm a link between cell phones and brain tumors that has been seen in previous...

2013-09-14 23:00:57

The Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k intends to raise awareness about brain tumors and is just around the corner. With a focus to raise critically needed funding for brain tumor research and awareness, the goal of the Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k is to make a difference in the lives of brain tumor patients and those who have been affected by it. Pensacola, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Greg Schnoor of Jump Start Marketing is organizing the Brain Tumor Run for Research 5k at the...

2013-09-06 23:19:32

A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe, effective way to track the migration and distribution of neural stem cells used in treating invasive brain tumors. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe,...

2013-08-29 23:04:16

Led by WPI, a multi-institution team is developing a system that combines an MRI-guided robot with ablation by high-intensity ultrasound to accurately destroy tumors without damaging surrounding tissue. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 With a five-year, $3 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a team of researchers led by Gregory Fischer, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and robotics...

2013-08-24 23:03:25

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new technique being used by surgeons that allows them to see the entirety of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 On August 24, Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a new technique being used by surgeons that allows them to light up brain tumors, making it possible to see them in their entirety. According to an August 19th article published by My Suncoast titled,...

2013-07-24 10:14:56

Noninvasive molecular diagnosis could guide, improve treatment choice Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers and their colleagues have used digital versions of a standard molecular biology tool to detect a common tumor-associated mutation in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with brain tumors. In their report being published in the open-access journal Molecular Therapy – Nucleic Acids, the investigators describe using advanced forms of the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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