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2014-06-02 23:11:41

Dr. Dave Hagedorn of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at leading conference on future advanced medical technology needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies within the state NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. Dave Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at the 2014 NC Federal Advanced Technologies Review, which takes place June 5 at...

Hendra-Infected Monkeys Respond to Human Antibody Treatment
2011-10-20 05:12:00

Monkeys infected with the deadly Hendra virus responded to a new treatment in which they were given human antibodies, which University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) researchers have called a "major step forward in combating the virus" in a press release announcing the findings. Scientists from the school's UTMB, along with representatives of Rocky Mountain Laboratories, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the...

2009-10-30 17:52:43

A collaborative research team from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), Australian Animal Health Laboratory and National Cancer Institute, a component of the National Institutes of Health, reports a major step forward in the development of an effective therapy against two deadly viruses, Nipah virus and the related Hendra virus. The results of this finding appear Oct. 30, 2009, in the open access journal PLoS Pathogens at...

2009-07-17 14:45:44

A $50 million study is designed to investigate ways to reduce suicide among U.S. military personnel, researchers said. The study funded by the U.S. Army is to be the largest of its kind every undertaken, Dr. John Mann of Columbia University Medical Center said in a release Friday. Mann is to be assisted by Dr. Robert Ursano of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.; Dr. Steven Heeringa of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Dr. Ronald Kessler of Harvard...

2009-06-01 13:52:00

Symposium Registration Now Open and Gala Tickets Now on Sale WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) and the Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) today launched Country United: Advancing Medicine from the Frontlines to the Homefront, a two-day event comprised of the Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium and the Country United Gala. The events will take place on November 6 & 7, 2009, in Washington, D.C....

2005-07-28 13:39:48

A collaborative research team from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have made a major breakthrough in efforts to combat two deadly viruses that could be engineered for use as bioweapons. The team isolated the functional receptor for the Nipah and Hendra viruses--naturally occurring and highly pathogenic paramyxoviruses for which no treatments or vaccines are currently...

2005-06-10 20:40:00

Rockville, MD -- Researchers led by Dr. Shiv Srivastava from the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), report the groundbreaking discovery of the ETS-Related Gene (ERG) as one of the frequent proto-oncogene overexpressions in prostate cancer cells. This discovery provides a very promising addition to a select group of genes, whose expression is frequently altered in prostate cancer cells and could provide novel molecular...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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