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2014-01-28 16:25:21

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galien Foundation applauds today's announcement by Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) that the Institute has received an anonymous philanthropic pledge of $275 million to help fund the strategic initiatives of the organization's new 10-year vision focused on biomedical research, translational research, and drug discovery and development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130709/NY43872LOGO ) "This gift,...

2014-01-28 09:10:37

Drugs comprised of single strands of DNA, called aptamers, can bind to targets inside tumor cells causing cell death. But these DNA drugs cannot readily get inside tumor cells on their own. Effective delivery of DNA aptamers using a natural polysaccharide as a carrier is described in an article in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. The article is available on the Nucleic Acid Therapeutics website. Tatyana Zamay and coauthors,...

2014-01-23 12:28:58

NEWTOWN, Pa., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioClinica®, Inc., a global provider of clinical trial management solutions, today announced that its Imaging, Cardiac Safety, and eClinical Solutions experts will speak at, and participate in, several key industry events in North America, Asia, and Europe in the first quarter of 2014. The Company also announced that it will host the BioClinica European User Conference in Cologne, Germany exclusively for customers in response to growing...

2014-01-22 23:21:15

The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body shows the scientific evidence that proves the correlation between autoimmune disorders and diet/lifestyle. Altanta, GA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Sarah Ballantyne, PhD, respected health blogger, autoimmune expert and dedicated mom delivers the first-ever complete guidebook to help manage autoimmune disease through Paleo diet and lifestyle in: The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body. In this...

2014-01-21 23:31:21

The Paleo Cookbook reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this cookbook with delicious recipes that give people all the benefits of the Paleo Diet. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The Paleo Cookbook that claims to offer a way to eat to get stronger muscles, younger looking skin, and a flat stomach has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. “Our Paleo Cookbook review shows that...

2014-01-21 23:30:18

Shane Michaels releases a review of Paleo Cookbook, a collection of delicious paleo recipes with maximum nutritional value. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Paleo Cookbook, a collection of hundreds of different delicious Paleo recipes created by Nikki Young to encourage better health and nutrition, has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting and investigative review. “When most people think of the paleo diet, they picture boring, flavorless meals that create no...

Eye Gene Therapy
2014-01-16 09:44:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A newly developed genetic therapy for treating a type of inherited blindness called choroideremia is showing some promise and allowing patients to see incrementally more than they had before the treatment, according to a new report in The Lancet. Six patients in the study had one eye treated with the gene therapy in operations at the Oxford Eye Hospital in the United Kingdom. After six months, the treated eye showed improved vision in...

2014-01-14 12:26:51

Spark CEO provides corporate updates at the J.P. Morgan Conference SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics, a late-stage gene therapy company, has reached its patient recruitment goal for its most advanced clinical program, a Phase 3 study for inherited retinal dystrophies caused by mutations in the RPE65 gene. Spark's CEO, Jeffrey D. Marrazzo, is presenting this and other corporate updates today, at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco....

2014-01-09 08:29:33

Joseph La Barge and Carol Greve-Philips expand business operations PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Therapeutics, a late-stage, fully integrated company developing gene-based medicines for a wide range of debilitating diseases, announced today that it has expanded its leadership team through the addition of two industry veterans, Joseph La Barge and Carol Greve-Philips, who have extensive track records successfully growing biotech businesses. Joseph La Barge has...

2014-01-07 08:30:27

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Sciences International (DSI) announces it has acquired Buxco Research Company. The acquisition will combine Buxco's expertise in preclinical pulmonary research with DSI's leadership in designing and manufacturing implantable telemetry devices to provide researchers a world class physiologic monitoring solution. The companies' combined capabilities will support greater productivity for cardiopulmonary researchers. (Logo:...


Latest Medical research Reference Libraries

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

British Journal of Cancer
2012-05-28 10:11:32

The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) is a professional medical journal published biweekly by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) on behalf of Cancer Research UK. It provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Papers are published both in print and online. The journal publishes full research papers and...

Disease Models & Mechanisms
2012-05-12 21:51:28

Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is a peer-reviewed open-access biomedical journal published by The Company of Biologists, a UK non-profit publisher of international biological journals, such as Journal of Cell Science and the journal Development. The journal covers the mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment of human disease. The journal publishes original research and review articles, and aims to promote communication between basic researchers, translational researchers and...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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