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2011-10-17 07:00:00

The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) at the University of Michigan has selected the OpenClinica Enterprise clinical trial software platform to support a growing clinical study portfolio. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) at the University of Michigan has selected the OpenClinica Enterprise clinical trial software platform to support a growing clinical study portfolio. Starting this fall, MICHR...

2011-08-16 23:08:53

As part of a joint research effort with the University of Michigan, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have for the first time defined the structure of one of the cell's most basic engines, which is required for cell growth, as it assembles from its components. The study reveals a series of redundant mechanisms that assure production of these critical structures while avoiding any missteps that could lead to their destruction or to the production of incorrect...

2011-08-15 14:41:00

University of Michigan team offers multi-disciplinary approach to procedure that transforms lives ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Ligerakis was told he had to learn to live with seizures that had made it challenging for him to work or drive a car. A young professional just starting his career, Ligerakis was devastated about what his future might bring. "As time went on, I could count on having a seizure every day," says Ligerakis, who is now 35 and lives...

2011-08-15 07:00:00

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health issues the 2011 report of the top 10 health concerns for kids; internet safety and sexting join drug abuse, obesity, smoking as top child health problems in eyes of public ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adults rate drug abuse and childhood obesity as the top health concerns for kids in their communities, according to the fifth annual survey of the top 10 health concerns for kids conducted by the...

2011-07-25 07:34:00

Student-led commercialization fund participates in Series A round with Detroit Venture Partners and First Step Fund ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business today announced that the Ross School of Business' Frankel Commercialization Fund, the country's first student-led pre-seed investment fund, joined a syndicate of investors in a Series A...

2011-07-25 07:50:00

Eighty-four percent of parents say they don't know about opportunities for their children to participate in medical research; only 5 percent of children have participated in medical research across the United States ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in nine adults have participated in medical research. In contrast, only one in 20 children have done so. Those are the findings of a poll earlier this year by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's...


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