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2009-10-26 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO and NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SkinMedica, Inc. and New York University announced today that they have entered into a global license agreement to develop novel products to address skin hyperpigmentation based on technology invented at NYU. "Our scientific discovery involves natural products that act by an entirely novel mechanism to modulate skin pigmentation," said Seth J. Orlow, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU, and Director...

2009-09-11 07:23:26

Findings pave the way for combating bacteria like MRSA and anthrax A new study published in the September 11, 2009 issue of Science by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine reveals a conceptually novel mechanism that plays an important role in making human pathogens like Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus anthracis resistant to numerous antibiotics. The study led by Evgeny A. Nudler, PhD, The Julie Wilson Anderson Professor of Biochemistry at NYU Langone Medical Center, provides evidence...

2009-08-27 09:35:00

Lifetime of Achievement Traces Arc of American Dream Parade to be Held on October 12 on Fifth Ave. in New York City NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kenneth G. Langone, investment banker, venture capitalist and philanthropist, will be Grand Marshal of the 2009 Columbus Day Parade in New York City. Mr. Langone, a co-founder of Home Depot and chairman of the NYU Langone Medical Center, will lead contingents of folk dancers, musicians, dignitaries, and civil servants nearly...

2009-02-26 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joseph D. Zuckerman, M.D., first considered a life in medicine at the ripe old age of ten. He became enthralled with the weekly trials and tribulations of a young television doctor named Ben Casey. Although it was just a 1960's television show, it sparked an idea which led to an impressive and successful career as an internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon. Today, Dr. Zuckerman was named President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

2008-10-27 12:00:29

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 3, leaders of New York's philanthropic, business, government, medical and civic communities will gather together to honor renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Steven A. Stuchin and long-serving board member and philanthropist Mrs. Norma Smith, at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases' (NYUHJD) 2008 Founders Gala. This event at the Waldorf=Astoria will be emceed by Dr. Max Gomez, Emmy Award-winning Medical Correspondent for WCBS-TV. Lifestyle icon Martha...

2008-09-04 12:00:33

Dr. Eric C. Rackow, President and CEO of SeniorBridge, has been selected to be included in the Princeton Premier Honors Registry. Dr. Rackow has more than 35 years' experience in healthcare. He is Professor of Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine and immediate past President of NYU Hospitals Center. He is a national authority on critical care medicine, complex care management, and healthcare delivery systems. At NYU, Dr. Rackow was responsible for ensuring the quality of...

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2008-07-15 16:10:00

U.S. Researchers reported on Tuesday that a type of bacteria only recently revealed as a major cause of ulcers and stomach cancer may help protect children from developing asthma. Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium that has co-existed with humans for at least 50,000 years, may lead to peptic ulcers and stomach cancer, but children between the ages of 3 and 13 who carried the bug were 59 percent less likely to have asthma than uninfected children, they reported. "Our findings suggest that...

2008-06-14 03:00:09

By Cangiarella, Joan Guth, Amber; Axelrod, Deborah; Darvishian, Farbod; Singh, Baljit; Simsir, Aylin; Roses, Daniel; Mercado, Cecilia * Context.-Both atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) have traditionally been considered to be risk factors for the development of invasive carcinoma and are followed by close observation. Recent studies have suggested that these lesions may represent true precursors with progression to invasive carcinoma. Due to the debate...

2008-06-02 01:40:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio and NYU today announced the launch of Doctor Radio powered by NYU Langone Medical Center, a national radio channel of world-class physicians hosting live call-in radio shows broadcast daily to millions of listeners. Doctor Radio will launch on June 2 exclusively on SIRIUS channel 114. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080602/NYM040LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991118/NYTH125 )...

2006-03-30 08:35:00

By Toni Clarke BOSTON -- Cephalon Inc.'s experimental drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may have fallen victim more to the timing of its audition than the quality of its performance, some experts say. Last week, a panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 12 to 1 against approving the drug, Sparlon, amid concern it might cause a potentially fatal skin allergy called Stevens Johnson Syndrome. In a 950-person trial, one patient developed a blistering...