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2011-07-20 17:26:03

Cardiology researchers at Thomas Jefferson University show therapeutic effectiveness and safety of 'next great thing in heart failure' for humans A promising gene therapy developed, in part, at Thomas Jefferson University's Center for Translational Medicine to prevent and reverse congestive heart failure is on the verge of clinical trials, after years of proving itself highly effective in the lab and a large animal study. Reporting in the online July 20 issue of Science Translational...

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2011-06-30 12:30:00

Scientists have discovered a drug they believe can reverse the effects of premature aging and could extend human life by over a decade. Rapamycin was created from a chemical found in the soil on Easter Island, which is one of the most remote places on Earth and 2,000 miles off the coast of Chile. The drug, which has been nicknamed the "forever young" drug, was used in experiments on children suffering from Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS).  HGPS is a rare condition in which...

2011-06-27 09:33:00

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2011 BIO International Convention, Scotland, with a record 20 companies in attendance, announces plans to double the economic contribution of its life sciences sector to the Scottish economy by 2020. Building on the country's rich history of scientific discovery, medical technology, stem cell and translational medicine, as well as a unified approach to collaboration across government, academia and industry, Scottish Development...

2011-03-28 08:05:00

NUTLEY, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that Janet Hammond, MD, Ph.D., has joined the company as Vice President, Translational Medicine - Virology in Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development (pRED). In her new role, Janet will report to Jacques Banchereau, Ph.D., Discovery and Translational Area (DTA) Head for Inflammation and Virology, and Chief Scientific Officer at Nutley, and be responsible for driving strategy and implementation of early clinical...

2011-03-08 10:23:00

NEWARK, Del. and TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QPS, LLC, a leading full-service GLP/GCP-compliant contract research organization providing testing services to support preclinical and clinical research and development, announced the acquisition of a majority interest of Qualitix Clinical Research. Qualitix, a spin-off of the biotechnology company Genovate, Inc, is a full service CRO with offices in Taiwan and China. Genovate will retain a minority interest in Qualitix, which...

2011-01-26 08:00:00

NEWARK, Del. and HYDERABAD, India, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QPS, LLC, a leading full-service GLP/GCP-compliant contract research organization providing testing services to support preclinical and clinical research and development, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Bioserve Clinical Research. Bioserve, a full service phase 1 CRO headquartered in Hyderabad, India, will be known as QPS-Bioserve India. QPS is a global CRO supporting drug discovery and development since...

2010-12-29 00:01:19

Florida Hospital, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham), and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda), announced today that they have signed a research agreement to form a collaboration to discover and evaluate new therapeutic approaches to obesity, a growing worldwide health problem. The partnership aligns complementary strengths in biomedical research, clinical research and drug development to identify and validate obesity- related biomarkers and new peripheral...

2010-12-02 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 1010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) today announced the completion and delivery of the first phase of the Alexandria Center(TM) for Life Science - New York City. A world-class life science park designed to be a magnetic international hub for scientific, entrepreneurial and commercial collaboration, the Alexandria Center is located at 450 East 29th Street in Manhattan. Dignitaries attending the launch ceremony later this morning will...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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