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2012-02-23 05:00:00

Telome Health, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused on the role of telomere biology in human health, has announced that co-founder and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn has been awarded Innovator of the Year by Silicon Valley Business Journal. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 Telome Health, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused on the role of telomere biology in human health, has announced that co-founder and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn has...

2010-09-09 01:16:20

New paper in Nature by Portuguese researchers provides light on paradox in cell biology world In the latest issue of the journal Nature, Miguel Godinho Ferreira, Principal Investigator at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) in Portugal, lead a team of researchers to shed light on a paradox that has puzzled biologists since the discovery of telomeres, the protective tips of chromosomes: while broken chromosome ends generated by DNA damage (such as radiation or...

2009-10-15 12:34:26

NSF funding in basic research yields great payoffs in scientific contributions worldwide The National Science Foundation (NSF) congratulates the 2009 Nobel laureates, particularly those who have received NSF funding over the years: Jack W. Szostak, who shared the prize in physiology or medicine; Thomas A. Steitz, who shared the prize in chemistry; and Elinor Ostrom and Oliver E. Williamson who earned the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in economic sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel 2009. "Through a...

2009-10-09 08:33:00

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The first anti-aging doctor licensed to offer TA-65 treatment in the U.S. predicted the Nobel Prize in medicine for Elizabeth Blackburn. Three Americans shared the prize, including Carol Greider and Jack Szostak for their research on telomeres, the "caps" at the end of chromosomes. On hearing the news, Dr. Sears noted, "It was no surprise to me. The science of telomere biology is the most important discovery in human history. We now...

2009-10-06 08:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebecca W. Rimel, President and CEO of The Pew Charitable Trusts, issued the following statement today, congratulating Pew Biomedical Scholar Carol W. Greider, Ph.D., on receiving the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Dr. Greider, a professor in the department of molecular biology and genetics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, shares this highest award with Jack W. Szostak of Massachusetts General Hospital and...

2009-10-05 17:41:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement congratulating molecular biologist Elizabeth H. Blackburn of the University of California, San Francisco, who today was named to receive the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Dr. Blackburn shares the award with Carol W. Greider of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Jack W. Szostak of Harvard Medical School for their discovery of an enzyme that plays a key role in normal cell function,...

2009-10-05 08:43:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Molecular biologist Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, 60, of the University of California, San Francisco, today was named to receive the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Blackburn shares the award with Carol W. Greider of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Jack W. Szostak of Harvard Medical School. The scientists discovered an enzyme that plays a key role in normal cell function, as well as in cell aging and most...

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2009-10-05 12:30:00

An American team of researchers was awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for their discovery in the process of cellular aging. Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider and Jack Szostak were chosen to share the award for their role in showing "how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase," the Nobel Assembly said Monday. The team showed how chromosomes can be copied in a complete way during cell divisions and how they can be protected against degradation. "The Nobel...

2008-10-09 12:00:19

By KARL RITTER STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Two scientists who have won acclaim for research into the growth of cancer cells could be candidates for the Nobel Prize in medicine when the 2008 winners are presented Monday, kicking off six days of Nobel announcements. Australian-born U.S. citizen Elizabeth Blackburn and American Carol Greider have already won a series of medical honors for their enzyme research and experts say they could be among the front- runners for a Nobel. Only seven...


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