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2013-04-10 23:00:36

Winners Announced at Bio-IT World Expo Conference in Boston Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Bio-IT World announced the winners of its ninth Best Practices Awards competition this morning in a plenary session at the 2013 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston. Grand prize winners were named in four life sciences categories highlighting best practices in genomics, cloud computing, big data in disease research, and big pharma data management from the Genomic Medicine Institute at...

2013-01-12 05:00:02

Sentrana researchers presented Prize4Life ALS Prediction Challenge research that will help accelerate the discovery of treatments and a cure for ALS . Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Dr. Liuxia Wang and modeler Guang “Eric” Li of Sentrana´s quantitative modeling research department presented their prize winning research at the international Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB) conference. The DREAM — Phil Bowen ALS Prediction Prize Challenge...

2012-12-22 05:01:54

Prize4Life, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the discovery of treatments and a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig´s disease), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Frates and Ms. Jennifer Mayo to the organization´s Board of Directors. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Prize4Life, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the discovery of treatments and a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral...

2010-11-30 06:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, a privately held biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing high-impact therapeutics that address critical unmet medical needs, primarily for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, announced today top-line results from the Company's Phase 1 clinical study of NP001 for the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease). NP001 is a small molecule regulator...


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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