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2014-10-30 12:29:51

Clinical-grade software platform facilitates exchange of expertise among clinics, academic medical centers BOSTON and BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartagenia, a leader in providing genetic labs and clinicians with software-based workflow support for variant assessment, lab reporting, and integration of diagnostic knowledge-bases, announced today the successful launch of a software platform for genetic variant assessment and reporting within the National Institutes of...

2014-10-29 12:30:09

LONDON, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 170 international policymakers, senior business leaders, academics, and patient advocates, are convening in London on November 25th to discuss the urgent need for a global response to the increasing impact of depression. The Conference entitled 'The Global Crisis of Depression - The Low of the 21st Century' will discuss the global burden of depression, which now affects more than 350 million people and address the need...

2014-10-22 23:02:32

A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and Wayne State University has been awarded $21.2 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health to implement a program encouraging more undergraduate students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical research. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne...

2014-10-22 16:28:13

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon Xavier University of Louisiana received a $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as part of the national Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative. Xavier will use the grant to expand the already thriving biomedical programs the historically black university offers its students. "Xavier is already number one in the nation as the primary undergraduate source of African American Ph.D.s in...

2014-10-22 08:32:01

Architect of Novel Translational Rare Disease Programs at NIH Adds Depth to Existing Team of Rare Disease Experts SAN DIEGO and HONG KONG, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma ("aTyr"), an innovative rare disease therapeutics enterprise, announced today that rare disease expert John C. McKew, Ph.D., joined the company as vice president, research. Dr. McKew brings more than two decades of expertise in translational research, including key leadership positions at the National...

2014-10-21 12:31:47

Portal for patients to enter health history opens doors for better understanding of human genome DANVILLE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen), a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded resource dedicated to analyzing data from thousands of clinical genetics tests each year, announced the launch of a new patient portal, GenomeConnect (www.genomeconnect.org). GenomeConnect was developed by a team of Geisinger Health System...

2014-10-16 08:31:34

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Discovery Partners ("Tetra"), a drug discovery company developing a portfolio of innovative drugs for psychiatric, neurological and inflammatory diseases, today announced additional private financing. The company has received additional financing from previous seed investor Grand Angels, as well as an investment by Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/DE00036LOGO Tetra...

2014-10-15 23:02:48

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have recently made dramatic advances in the field of biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS), cutting sample prep time from days to minutes and making the technology more accessible to biomedical and pharmaceutical researchers. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 When Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers invented the field of biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) in the late 1980s, the process of...

2014-10-15 08:30:43

NIH Awards Two Grants to Academic Partners to Progress Mucolytic Research Program DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded up to $15.6 million over 5 years in grants to The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and The University of Colorado, Denver (UCD) to conduct research...

2014-10-15 08:29:40

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PCCI and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center announce the award of a UH2 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to engage in a collaboration to improve chronic disease management for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes mellitus and hypertension. The nearly $5.8 million grant, "Improving Chronic Disease Management with Pieces(TM)," is coordinated by the NIH Common Fund, which supports "exceptionally high...


Latest National Institutes of Health 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...

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...

American Journal of Translational Research
2012-05-07 07:59:00

The American Journal of Translational Research is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by the e-Century Publishing Corporation. The journal was established in 2009 and is considered one of the major journals on translational medical research. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Wen-Hwa Lee (University of California, Irvine). The journal is intended to provide barrier-free forum for rapid dissemination of novel discoveries in translational research of medical science...

International Journal of Biological Sciences
2012-04-29 21:02:27

The International Journal of Biological Sciences is an open-access scientific journal published by Ivyspring International Publisher. It publishes original articles and short research communications in all areas of biological sciences. Articles are archived in PubMed Central. The editor-in-chief is Chuxia Deng (National Institutes of Health). The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: MEDLINE/PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, Current Contents/Life Sciences,...

Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

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