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2014-03-03 15:23:11

UC San Diego scientists explain how and when T cells become effector or memory lymphocytes Using technologies and computational modeling that trace the destiny of single cells, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe for the first time the earliest stages of fate determination among white blood cells called T lymphocytes, providing new insights that may help drug developers create more effective, longer-lasting vaccines against microbial pathogens...

2013-11-12 12:28:16

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("the Company") (OTCBB: PTGEF, CNSX: PBT.U), ("Portage") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Portage Pharmaceuticals Ltd. ("PPL") has formed a Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB") to provide guidance and expertise as Portage develops proprietary biologically active peptides that utilize its licensed Antennapedia cell-permeable peptide technology that enables delivery to intracellular and...

2013-11-07 00:20:08

Dr Florent Ginhoux from the Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) is the only scientist from Asia to win the prestigious award this yearSingapore, Nov 7, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Dr Florent Ginhoux, Principal Investigator at the Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), has been awarded the prestigious EMBO Young Investigator 2013 award. The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Young Investigator Programme (YIP) recognises young, promising researchers who are less...

2013-11-01 16:23:42

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia is today convening the first conference of its 2013-2014 meeting season and its first in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - on "Advancing Vaccines in the Genomics Era" at the Windsor Barra Hotel - immediately following the conclusion of the Grand Challenges in Global Health meeting for that program's grantees. The four-day conference is part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill &...

Schizophrenia Linked To Abnormal Brain Network
2013-10-16 16:23:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Individuals suffering with schizophrenia are subject to a whole host of disturbing, life-changing symptoms. They can range from disorganized thinking and an inability to plan for the future to full-on hallucinations and paranoid delusions. Through treatment with psychiatric therapy and medication can be effective for some, the psychiatric disease has largely remained a medical mystery. However, researchers at the RIKEN-MIT Center...

2013-09-18 08:29:52

Awards to be presented at Cancer Research Institute's 60th anniversary gala NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a New York-based nonprofit committed to developing immune system-based cancer treatments, is presenting two of its highest honors for advancing cancer immunology to Dr. Michael Karin, professor of pharmacology at University of California, San Diego, and Dr. Jill O'Donnell-Tormey, CEO and director of scientific affairs at CRI. They...

2013-09-10 08:20:02

A*STAR scientists' discovery opens doors to developing new therapies to eradicate tumour cells and combat infectionsSingapore, Sept 10, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists from A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered a new defense mechanism that the immune system utilises to combat infections. The team's discovery of how a novel protein unexpectedly activates an immune response shows how this mechanism can also be used to get rid of tumour cells....

False Memories Implanted In Mice
2013-07-26 05:15:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers exploring the phenomenon of false memory have taken a page out of science fiction, successfully demonstrating that fake recollections could be implanted into the brains of mice. The study, which appears in Thursday's edition of the journal Science, might sound like something out of a Philip K. Dick short story or a Leonardo DiCaprio movie, but it has serious real-world implications, especially in the criminal justice...

2013-07-25 23:03:21

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $250,000 grant aimed at gaining a better understanding of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and other blood cancers. MANHASSET, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $250,000 grant aimed at gaining a better understanding of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and other blood cancers. The two-year grant from the Lymphoma Research Foundation...

2013-06-27 23:30:59

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Monday presented the first annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine to New York University (NYU) immunology researcher Dan R. Littman, MD, PhD for his early discoveries and ongoing research to better understand viral, immune and inflammatory diseases. This was the first conferred Ross Prize, an annual award, which includes a $50,000 prize, by the peer-reviewed, open-access journal Molecular Medicine. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The...