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2014-06-20 23:05:52

Scott Hammond, MD, Executive Director of University of California, Santa Barbara's Translational Medicine Research Lab (TMRL), has developed “The New Medicine” article series. Articles will appear monthly on the medical professional news and information website Medical-Horizons.net. Emerson, NJ (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Medical-Horizons.net, an online news and information resource for healthcare professionals covering the latest advances from the nation’s top medical facilities, has...

2014-04-07 16:25:29

SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento) a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, today announced the addition of Ian B. Walters, M.D., MBA., a translational oncology and immunology expert. Dr. Walters was most recently an executive at Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) where he led oncology drug development programs, large international matrix teams, and strategic transactions. He...

2014-03-14 16:22:55

Agreement Focuses on Development of Clinical Specimen Repositories, Laboratory Services, and Research. KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal and the University of Maryland School of Medicine today announced an intention to collaborate in the development of clinical specimen repositories, laboratory services for clinical trials, and research opportunities. The work will be performed under the collaboration agreement by MRIGlobal Dx, a division of...

2013-12-02 10:18:48

Science Translational Medicine Editorial Urges Researchers to Support the ACA An editorial by Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH, William H. Frist, MD, and Stuart Altman, PhD, published in the November 27 issue of Science Translational Medicine says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an example of the role of experimentation in improving health at the public policy level. The authors point out that while the ACA is an experiment, it is not radical. It builds on learning from...

2013-07-17 10:06:02

Many new developments and initiatives have been introduced to improve the quality and translational value of animal research, and must continue with support from the wider scientific community. These are the conclusions of a new article in PLOS Medicine this week by Carlijn Hooijmans and colleagues from the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands, who summarize these new developments. Focusing on the quality of study conduct, reporting, and replication; systematic reviews...

2013-07-16 23:16:26

New open-access journal created to foster worldwide community around the sharing of knowledge about how to design, make, and test products for the betterment of human health. Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) today announced the launch of the Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM). The open-access journal was created to support the movement of biotechnological innovations from idea to clinical...

2013-02-18 10:10:48

Garret FitzGerald, MD, FRS, chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has long said the current drug-development system in the United States is in need of change, "representing an unsustainable model." Even though the number of drugs approved has risen in the last three years, overall, roughly the same number of drugs have been approved by the Food and...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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