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2014-09-11 23:06:23

Leader in Ion Channel Research to have a prominent presence at SPS with particular focus on the Investigational New Drug (IND) application process. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ChanTest will host a sponsored session entitled “The ABC’s of IND’s” at the Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS) Annual Meeting on Monday, October 20th. This session will touch on the shortcomings of the current nonclinical and clinical assays used for cardiac risk assessment, and address some...

2014-03-20 23:22:46

ChanTest announces the unveiling of new, ground-breaking assays in ion channel research to support more efficient and cost-effective drug discovery at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting starting Monday in Phoenix, Arizona. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 On Monday, March 24, ChanTest will host a session on Assays for Assessing Cardiotoxicity, Contractility, and ECG-Like Aberrations in Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes from 9:15 am – 10:15 am in Room 106C West at the...

2013-11-26 15:05:56

Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Quebec at Montreal, have developed a new microsystem for more efficient testing of pharmaceutical drugs to treat diseases such as cystic fibrosis, MG (myasthenia gravis) and epilepsy. A large percentage of pharmaceutical drugs target ion channels, which are proteins found in a cell's membrane, that play a pivotal role in these serious disorders and that are used to test the effectiveness...

2011-06-06 11:59:00

PARIS, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, announced plans to launch a game based on the movie The Adventures of Tintin directed by Steven Spielberg. The game will be distributed on mobile phones, smartphones and tablets. The game is scheduled to launch timed to the movie's release in October 2011. "Tintin is one of the most popular comics of the 20th century," said Gonzague de Vallois, Senior Vice-President of...

2011-03-07 13:57:39

Clinical research has greater societal impact over a 15-20 year timescale, while basic research has greater academic impact, according to a new study from RAND Europe and the Health Economics Research Group (HERG) at Brunel University. Project Retrosight was a multinational, four-year study that investigated the translation of basic biomedical and clinical cardiovascular and stroke research, and its impact on future work, policy, products and healthcare. The study was based on a rich source...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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