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2014-07-14 23:06:45

If an NIH grant can help validate the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy (PDT), more mesothelioma patients may have access to it in the future. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The NIH is giving $8 million dollars to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania to fund a clinical trial on light-based therapy in mesothelioma surgical patients. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s newly-posted article on the research. Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania plan to use...

2014-07-10 08:28:50

Company selected again to provide disaster recovery services WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a colocation contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that could be worth nearly $63 million over the next 10 years. CenturyLink will provide colocation, network connectivity and disaster recovery services to the NIH National Library of Medicine and the NIH Center for Information Technology....

2014-07-07 12:29:07

Prestigious Biomedical Researcher and Author Joins Innovator in DNA Capture Technology SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diomics, an innovator in DNA capture technology, today announced the appointment of Thomas Kindt, Ph.D., as Diomic's chief scientific officer (CSO) effective July 7, 2014. Dr. Kindt brings more than 30 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as Director of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Allergy and...

early celiac sign
2014-07-04 03:30:55

NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases NIH-funded study finds higher celiac risk in Sweden than US, elsewhere More than one quarter of children with two copies of a high-risk variant in a specific group of genes develop an early sign of celiac disease called celiac disease autoimmunity (CDA) by age 5. The findings are from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in Youth consortium, or TEDDY. The National Institutes of Health-funded study, published July...

2014-07-03 11:16:59

NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases NIH study suggests people with either should be monitored for both Acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are closely intertwined, with each disease a risk factor for developing the other and sharing other risk factors in common, as well as sharing causes for the diseases to get worse, and outcomes, suggests a comprehensive analysis by scientists at the National Institutes of Health and George...

2014-07-02 12:51:45

NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Adults stop anti-rejection drugs after stem-cell transplant reverses sickle cell disease NIH trial success suggests a new treatment option for older, sicker patients Half of patients in a trial have safely stopped immunosuppressant medication following a modified blood stem-cell transplant for severe sickle cell disease, according to a study in the July 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The...

2014-07-01 08:30:44

SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, today announced that it has received two NIH small business grants which will fund the development of bispecific antibodies for two of its anti-bacterial immunotherapies. Sorrento's highly diverse, fully human G-MAB(®) library and proprietary antibody conjugation technology platforms have...

2014-06-27 23:05:37

An eight-essay collection of articles published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society confirms the validity of the Cognition Battery element of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society(JINS) is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International Neuropsychological Society. This month the...

2014-06-23 08:28:08

BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today the presentation of results from a clinical trial that evaluated the effect of RM-493, the company's novel melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) agonist, on resting energy expenditure in obese subjects. Analysis of the data indicates that RM-493 increased resting energy expenditure significantly in this trial. The study results were presented by Monica Skarulis, MD, an investigator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), at the...

2014-06-20 08:23:13

~Company Recognized as Notable Recipient of SBIR Grants CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear, LLC, the human disease biology company, today announced that CBO Vince Aurentz will be presenting at the BIO 2014 meeting during the BIO Business Forum on Tuesday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the Solana Beach Room. Aurentz's presentation, "Recreating Human Disease Biology for Discovery and Development of Safer and More Effective New Drugs", will focus on HemoShear's...


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