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2013-09-05 08:27:13

Guides are produced by NORD to promote earlier diagnosis and treatment for patients WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has launched a new online Physician's Guide to Gaucher Disease to encourage early diagnosis and treatment for patients with this rare metabolic condition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110719/DC37656LOGO-b) The author of the guide is Roscoe Brady, MD, who is well-known for his...

2013-09-04 08:32:43

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe, new life-saving drug therapies may flow faster to patients who need them most, stimulated by a $1.6 million grant to HemoShear, LLC, from a division of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). HemoShear, LLC, is the pharmaceutical industry's leading developer of the most advanced human-relevant systems for applications in drug R&D. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120416/PH86899LOGO ) The grant...

2013-09-04 08:30:33

HeartIT wins $2.5M NIH grant to develop the "Cloud Based Corelab of the Future" DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartIT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today that it has received a $2.5M grant from the NIH in order to develop the "Cloud Based Corelab of the Future." Medical drugs and devices are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) based on data from multicenter clinical...

2013-08-29 20:21:26

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Somewhere in a research laboratory, an African American woman with a medical degree is helping to solve the mysteries of breast cancer. She is working with colleagues to find out why young African American women are disproportionately affected by triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive and often deadly form of the disease. In another laboratory, an African American man who is an expert on...

2013-08-19 08:28:48

Virtify CTRR To Be Used by Indiana, Purdue, U. Notre Dame Partnership LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtify, Inc., a leading innovator in content and regulatory information management solutions for the life science industry, today announced Indiana University has signed an enterprise-level contract for its Clinical Trial Registration & Results (CTRR) disclosure software. Indiana University will utilize Virtify's CTRR to fulfill their regulatory...

2013-08-14 12:26:51

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As federal funding cuts continue to jeopardize the progress of biomedical research, the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, today announced the 12 recipients of its second round of ASH Bridge Grants. This innovative program, launched last year, supports the life-saving research of hematologists whose proposals were deemed...

2013-08-14 11:51:26

An assessment of expert members of panels making decisions about definitions or diagnostic criteria for common conditions in the US, which were published in guidelines used by physicians and other healthcare professionals caring for patients, found that most members had ties to industry. The assessment was made in a study from Ray Moynihan of Bond University, Queensland, Australia, and colleagues published in this week's issue of PLOS Medicine. Of the 16 expert panel publications appearing...

2013-08-09 12:22:27

Letter to NIH Director Highlights Ongoing Value of Largest Study on Aging in Women WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An influential group of women U.S. senators are urging the National Institutes of Health to continue current funding levels for the pioneering Women's Health Initiative (WHI), the largest study of middle-aged and older women in the nation. "The well-established WHI infrastructure provides a cost-effective, highly credible resource for continuing...

2013-08-08 10:14:45

The National Institutes of Health today announced in Nature that it has reached an understanding with the family of the late Henrietta Lacks to allow biomedical researchers controlled access to the whole genome data of cells derived from her tumor, commonly known as HeLa cells. These cells have already been used extensively in scientific research and have helped make possible some of the most important medical advances of the past 60 years. These include the development of modern vaccines,...

2013-08-01 23:22:36

The CAI prioritized the NCI portfolio resulting in 50 near-term commercially viable inventions. The CAI will coordinate with small businesses, the biopharmaceutical industry and educational institutions to match these NCI technologies for possible collaboration and technology transfer. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The Center for Advancing Innovation, INC (CAI), a globally focused private-public partnership with an over-arching mission to drive successful innovation entered...


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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