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2013-11-19 16:58:58

Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3. The findings are published online in Nature Communications. The study, by a team lead by Todd Lencz, PhD, associate investigator at the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Research and Feinstein Institute, studied more than 25,000 individuals. In collaboration with Ariel Darvasi, PhD, of the Hebrew University of...

2013-09-18 23:01:40

The National Dialogues on Behavioral Health Conference (NDBHC) embarks on its 54th year as a historic forum for high-profile policymakers, physicians, behavioral health providers and members of the behavioral health community to converge and discuss the current and future state of the evolving federal, state, and local healthcare systems. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The National Dialogues on Behavioral Health Conference (NDBHC) embarks on its 54th year as a historic forum...

2013-08-27 23:04:53

A unit of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, RUCDR Infinite Biologics has added NuGEN Technologies to its group of technology sponsors. Piscataway, N.J. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the world’s largest university-based biorepository, has added NuGEN Technologies to its group of technology sponsors. A unit of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, RUCDR Infinite Biologics currently stores more than 12 million biosamples. Dr. Andy Brooks, chief...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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