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2014-05-21 13:42:09

NIH Research by NIH Scientists, Grantees Identifies Leads for Further Study WHAT: Clinicians treating patients suffering from Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) currently have no drugs specifically targeted to the MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a virus first detected in humans in 2012 that has since caused 614 laboratory-confirmed infections, including 181 that were fatal, according to the World Health Organization. The case count escalated sharply in the spring of this year, and...

2014-05-20 23:08:47

An innovative open access online library of research articles has announced that it now plays host to over 3.4 million free articles, and adding new articles each day as they are released (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 An innovative open access online library of research articles has announced that it now links to over 3.4 million free articles. JournalClick was able to reach the milestone just a month after its launch thanks to a proprietary intelligence system which actively seeks out new...

2014-05-20 23:00:25

Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a Regents’ Professor of Biology and director of the Center for Obesity Reversal at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.5 million renewal of the MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to study lipolysis, the breakdown of body fat, and thermogenesis, or heat production, from specialized fat cells. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a...

2014-05-12 12:31:20

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop an Integrated Drug Discovery Platform for Diseases of the Developing World (IDDP). The goal will be to identify innovative new therapeutics for the treatment of diseases of the developing world. The program will leverage ongoing research efforts and infrastructure at Calibr, as well as draw upon...

2014-05-08 23:10:46

Federal agency responsible for ensuring clinical trials are properly conducted only opened one investigation in all of 2013 and other enforcement activity has significantly declined in recent years, Atlantic Information Services’ Report on Research Compliance exclusively reports in its May issue, based on RRC’s analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Perhaps chastened by last year’s public battle with the National...

2014-05-08 12:30:08

Two new gifts will benefit faculty in stem cell science and digestive diseases LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new gifts from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to UCLA totaling $4 million will fund research in stem cell science and digestive diseases and support the recruitment of key faculty at two renowned research centers. The gifts bring to $30 million The Broad Foundation's total support of faculty recruitment and basic and translational research at...

2014-05-08 12:28:58

M.D./Ph.D. program designed to promote human health through engineering principles and medical science COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering have initiated a combined Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering degree program to meet the demand for both medical sciences and bioengineering expertise among health professionals early in their...

2014-05-03 16:21:34

NEW YORK, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Insel, M.D., chief scientific officer of JDRF, issued the following statement today in response to a new study showing an increase in type 1 diabetes (T1D) among young people in the United States. According to the latest SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the prevalence of T1D in people under age 20 years rose by 21 percent...

2014-05-01 23:02:45

Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), the design firm for The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park was recognized with an Honor award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), the design firm for The Children’s Inn at NIH’s Play Park was recognized with an Honor award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. The Baltimore based landscape architecture, urban...

New Goals Set For Global Health Research And Training By NIH Center
2014-04-30 14:27:58

NIH/Fogarty International Center Global health research and training efforts should focus on combatting the growing epidemic of noncommunicable diseases, better incorporating information technology into research and training, and more effectively converting scientific discoveries into practice in low-resource settings, according to the Fogarty International Center's new strategic plan, released today. Fogarty is the component of the National Institutes of Health solely focused on...


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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