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2011-07-20 17:26:03

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.

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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.

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.

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).


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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