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2014-05-23 08:24:42

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Genomics Inc., a new generation healthcare innovation company headquartered in Bangalore, India, today announced that Ravi Venkatesan, the Chairman of Microsoft India from 2004-2011 who helped to build and expand Microsoft's position in India as the company's largest presence outside of the U.S., has joined the Strand Board of Directors. Mr. Venkatesan is the author of the acclaimed Conquering the Chaos: Win in India, Win Everywhere,...

2014-05-21 13:51:36

University of California - San Diego Tumor modeling predicts most effective drugs targeting brain cancer Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have used computer simulations of cancer cells – cancer avatars – to identify drugs most likely to kill cancer cells isolated from patients' brain tumors. The findings, published in May 21 online issue of the Journal of Translational Medicine, may help researchers stratify cancer...

2014-05-20 16:27:01

Formation of strategic alliance designed to help accelerate advancement of new methods in molecular diagnostics testing and personalized predictive treatment INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the establishment of a strategic alliance with Pathology, Inc. in Torrance, Calif., that designates the company as a Roche Molecular Center of Excellence (MCOE) for the next five years. Established in 2002, Roche's MCOE program is...

2014-05-20 08:34:06

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8q5k42/personalized) has announced the addition of the "Personalized Medicines - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8q5k42/personalized ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personalized Medicines in US$ Million by the...

2014-05-17 12:20:23

ANN ARBOR, Mich. and PHOENIX, May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paradigm today announced that Dr. Robert Penny, CEO, will speak at the Moffitt Cancer Center Personalized Medicine Program: Beyond the Promise: Addressing Evidence and Value in Personalized Medicine on Saturday, May 17(th), 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT in Tampa, FL. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140517/88676 Paradigm's next-generation sequencing-based test PCDx, analyzes the DNA and RNA (the cancer cell's...

2014-05-16 08:25:43

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana University cancer researchers are testing whether therapy incorporating advanced genomic technology will provide better outcomes than current treatments for those with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, led by Bryan Schneider, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and Milan Radovich, Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery and of medical and molecular...

2014-05-15 08:33:43

Research initiative focused on developing improved treatments for tuberous sclerosis complex patients brings hope on TSC Awareness Day GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May 15(th) is Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Awareness Day, and in 2013 Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) launched the Pathway of Hope research initiative under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey MacKeigan, Associate Professor and Head of the Institute's Laboratory of Systems Biology. The initiative involves...

2014-05-13 08:33:07

HELSINKI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediSapiens Ltd, a Finnish company developing bioinformatics applications for the pharmaceutical industry, today announced that it will provide Bayer HealthCare with a new software solution for analysis and visualization of genomics data. This software system, called the Integrated Genomics Platform, will serve as a centralized access to genomics data used throughout a research organization. The Integrated Genomics Platform provides...

2014-05-12 12:30:40

Research Partnership Will Combine Efforts of Leading Lupus Experts With Berg's Award Winning Technology to Develop New, Targeted Therapies FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and CHARLESTON, S.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Berg and the Medical University of South Carolina today announced a strategic partnership, designed to identify new therapeutic pathways and potential biomarkers to treat Lupus, the autoimmune disease affecting one in every 2,000 people and one in every 250 young African American...

2014-05-12 08:31:04

IRVING, Texas, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Shore Hematology Oncology Associates (NSHOA) and Caris Life Sciences today announced a collaboration to establish a personalized cancer care program for patients in the greater Long Island area. This program will leverage the power of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM), the industry's leading comprehensive tumor profiling service, to better target therapy options based on each patient's unique cancer biology. With the addition of this...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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