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2014-04-21 23:06:24

Dr. Bruce Stillman, President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), is the 2014 winner of the Herbert Tabor Research Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The award is given for excellence in biological chemistry and molecular biology and for contributions to the community of scientists. Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Dr. Bruce Stillman, President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), is the 2014 winner of the Herbert Tabor...

2014-03-24 16:24:30

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Prize, established by Friends of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FCIHR), in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences recognizes leaders of exceptional achievement in science and health policy of international stature. Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong, will receive the Prize and deliver a Public Forum Lecture on September 17(th), 2014 in Ottawa. In 2015, he will...

2014-02-21 23:01:51

Eric Topol, M.D., chief academic officer of San Diego-based Scripps Health system, will join H&HN Daily as a monthly contributor. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 As the world becomes more connected via smartphones and tablets, health care information technology (IT) is a critical piece of the patient care puzzle. Starting this month, one of health care IT’s most ardent advocates will share his knowledge and insights with readers of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN)...

2014-02-04 12:27:09

Appointment Brings Profound Medical Expertise to AT&T, Dedicated to Supporting the Transformation in Healthcare by Connecting the Ecosystem DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has appointed Eric Topol, MD, as its Chief Medical Advisor. Dr. Topol will impact the design, development and delivery of AT&T's healthcare IT solutions, connecting the healthcare ecosystem to enhance health outcomes and care delivery processes for patients and their caregivers. Dr. Topol is a...

2014-01-02 23:03:40

Scripps study suggests a shift in decades-old practice for detecting irregular heart beats. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Research by the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has found that a small adhesive wireless device worn on the chest for up to two weeks does a better job detecting abnormal and potentially dangerous heart rhythms than the Holter monitor, which is typically used for 24 hours and has been the standard of care for more than 50 years. The findings,...

More Than 40 New Genetic Links To Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovered
2013-12-26 08:06:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists has uncovered more than 40 new genes, pathways and cell types linked to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal Nature. The study, which according to BBC News science correspondent Pallab Ghosh, is the largest genetic study ever completed, involving nearly 30,000 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and more than...

2013-09-10 23:19:50

As VP of Business Development & Technology Transfer, Willey will build on strong record of success in venture capital and research commercialization Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today announced that Teri F. Willey has been appointed Vice President of Business Development and Technology Transfer. In this newly created position, Ms. Willey will direct the Laboratory’s commercialization and technology transfer activities,...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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