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2010-07-14 07:30:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Samsung Medical Center and the world's leading bio-pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced that they have formed a research partnership to jointly analyze tumors from Korean patients to generate gene expression profiles and that may ultimately direct therapies and enhance clinical outcomes in the patients with liver cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100416/PFIZERLOGO ) (Logo:...

2009-11-23 16:05:37

Two separate studies published in the current issue of Cell Transplantation (18:8), - now freely available on-line at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cog/ct - have shown that transplanted human-derived umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells transplanted in an animal model had positive therapeutic effects on specific lung and heart disorders the animal models. "Human UCB-derived MSCs (mesenchymal stem cells) have been successfully isolated, cultivated and been shown to differentiate into...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.