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2014-06-24 12:27:23

SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson today named Dr. Jennifer Doudna of the University of California at Berkeley and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, of the Hannover Medical School and Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Germany and The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umea University, Sweden, the winners of the 2014 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research. Their collaboration led to the...

2014-06-10 12:32:19

NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched the LRI Industry Council, a collaborative initiative founded with 13 leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies involved in lupus drug development. The LRI formed the new group to facilitate active collaboration among companies, research leaders, and patient advocates to overcome common obstacles in developing new treatments for lupus. The need for safer and more effective treatments is...

2014-05-05 23:03:36

In recognition of National Arthritis Awareness Month, CarePoint Health has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation and is pleased to present the next event in the Lunch and Learn free lecture series: “Healthy Eating and Arthritis”. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In recognition of National Arthritis Awareness Month, CarePoint Health has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation and is pleased to present the next event in the Lunch and Learn free lecture series: “Healthy Eating...

2014-05-01 12:32:27

May Lupus Research Awareness Month Campaign Aims to Enlist 1 Million To Work For a World Without Lupus NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To recognize World Lupus Day, May 10, the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) asks supporters to "Take Lupus Research to the Power of 10" and help create a World Without Lupus. The new awareness program harnesses the exponential power of worldwide participation to accelerate scientific discoveries that lead to new treatments and a cure. Throughout May Lupus...

2014-04-23 12:30:00

Celebration and symposium to be held in New York on June 9 MANHASSET, N.Y., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that John J. O'Shea, MD, scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be the recipient of the second annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine. The Ross Prize is issued via the Feinstein Institute's...

2014-03-20 12:32:58

LFA-REAL(TM) System is first of its kind tool to bring patients deeply into the development process WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that it is funding and leading the development of a first-of-its-kind tool to monitor lupus disease activity called the LFA-REAL((TM))(Rapid Evaluation of Activity in Lupus) System. LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential...

2014-02-04 16:29:30

Lupus Research Organizations Welcome Big-Science Push to Drive New Therapies for Lupus Patients NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) are proud to join the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) launched today to speed new paths to treatment for lupus and autoimmune diseases. The new $230 million collaboration will harness the collective knowledge and resources...

2014-02-04 12:27:31

Lupus Foundation of America Joins a Five-Year Initiative to Bring Together Government, Academia, Industry and Nonprofit Health Organizations to Harness Capabilities and Resources WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America will partner with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) to support a new five-year initiative that will accelerate the ability to develop new medicines for lupus and other diverse and complex diseases....

2014-01-30 08:30:46

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus LA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have joined together to support a two-year fellowship and have named Dr. Vaneet Sandhu as the Lupus LA/Cedars-Sinai Fellow. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any organ of the body, and has no known cause or cure. Dr. Sandhu will be joining a 'dream team' of lupus researchers at Cedars-Sinai, known in the medical community for cutting edge research and world-renowned...

2014-01-17 11:26:22

New research from Queen Mary University of London has revealed – for the first time – how the condition Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) may be caused by a certain group of white blood cells called 'neutrophils'. GCA (also known as temporal arteritis) is a condition which causes severe inflammation in the blood vessels and primarily affects the elderly. GCA is initially treated with a six-month course of high-dose steroids. This study, published today in the journal Circulation Research, has...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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