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2014-07-22 08:32:43

Goal to Collect 50,000 Pairs of Sneakers to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Max Cure Foundation (MCF), a nonprofit children's cancer charity whose mission is to raise money to fund the development of less toxic treatments for children and also to provide financial support to low-income and military families who have a child battling cancer, announced today they have expanded their signature Dunk Your Kicks campaign with collections from NY to...

2014-07-21 08:29:00

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cell Culture Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge), by Reagent (Media, Sera, Growth Factors, Serum Free Media), by Application (Cancer Research, Gene Therapy, Drug Development, Vaccine Production, Toxicity Testing) - Global Forecast to...

2014-07-18 23:04:42

NFCR supported scientist Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at the MD Anderson Cancer Center have engineered a novel treatment for killing fungal infections that are often lethal to cancer patients with weakened immune systems. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 NFCR supported scientist Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., and his team at the MD Anderson Cancer Center have engineered a novel treatment for killing fungal infections that are often lethal to cancer patients with weakened...

2014-07-15 12:29:19

Society Joins Coalition of More than 90 Organizations in Calling on Congress to Stop Cuts to Federal Health Programs that Keep Americans Healthy and Safe WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today and supported by the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, details the dire consequences of recent deep budget cuts to federal health programs,...

2014-07-11 23:02:13

Corday will bring his fundraising expertise to the nation’s only non-profit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer Stamford, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, Inc. (ACGT) – the nation’s only non-profit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer – has announced that Joshua Corday has joined the organization as Senior Development Officer. Corday is a veteran fundraising professional with deep experience securing gifts...

2014-07-11 10:56:11

Massachusetts General Hospital Circulating tumor cells captured with a microchip-based device developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Engineering in Medicine and the MGH Cancer Center can be cultured to establish cell lines for genetic analysis and drug testing. In the July 11 issue of Science, an MGH research team reports that the cultured cells accurately reflect a tumor's genetic mutation over time and changing susceptibility to therapeutic drugs. "We now...

2014-07-10 12:16:31

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council A network of signals active in almost all types of cancer sends the protein factories in our cells into overdrive, and may help fuel a tumor's uncontrolled growth, new research suggests. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, identified a molecular trigger responsible for ratcheting up activity of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) – the cellular factory that makes the building blocks cancer cells need to keep...

2014-07-09 12:26:52

The Entertainment Community Teams with Broadcasters for Major Fundraising Telecast Friday, September 5, 2014 Funds Raised to Finance New Canadian Dream Teams for Cancer Research, and Awareness and Education in Canada Stand Up To Cancer Canada's Distinctive Research Model Designed to Bring Research Innovations to Patients Sooner Public Will Have Opportunity to Support Through the September 5th Telecast and Beyond SU2C Canada Pursuing Collaborations with Canadian Health...

2014-07-08 10:57:37

Grand Valley State University Compared to scientists working in other countries, U.S.-based scientists are underrepresented as authors of articles on the potential role of innate variation in athletic performance that are published in peer-reviewed science journals, according to Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings are published in the online journal SpringerPlus. The research, conducted by Michael P. Lombardo, professor of biology, and Shadie Emiah, a Grand...

2014-07-07 12:29:07

Prestigious Biomedical Researcher and Author Joins Innovator in DNA Capture Technology SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diomics, an innovator in DNA capture technology, today announced the appointment of Thomas Kindt, Ph.D., as Diomic's chief scientific officer (CSO) effective July 7, 2014. Dr. Kindt brings more than 30 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as Director of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Allergy and...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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