Latest Dennis Brown Stories

2008-09-08 09:00:52

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Exosome Diagnostics, Inc. today announced the formation of its scientific advisory board with the appointments of Dennis Brown, Ph.D.; Xandra Breakefield, Ph.D.; and Richard L. Edelson, M.D. Dr. Brown serves as director of Massachusetts General Hospital's program in membrane biology. He is also associate chief for research affairs of Massachusetts General Hospital's nephrology division and a professor at Harvard Medical School. He is a renowned expert in...

2005-06-29 20:31:53

BETHESDA, Md. (June 29, 2005) "“ Normally your kidneys filter about 50 gallons of blood a day, remove such waste as salts and minerals, and concentrate it into urine. When you exercise or don't take in water, your blood "thickens" and instead of removing water, the kidney reverses the process, pulls in water from the body that would normally go into the urine, and puts it into the blood, thus maintaining water balance. Various diseases disrupt this process and in one small population...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.