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2012-03-07 13:00:00

First-of-its-kind study where donor, recipient are not related or immunologically matched CHICAGO, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New ongoing research published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in the future thanks to the power of stem cells, which may prove to be able to be manipulated in mismatched kidney donor and recipient pairs to allow for successful transplantation without...

2012-02-17 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Peak Campus Management announced today that it has executed two new management contracts for "Cardinal Towne", a 555-bed student housing community serving the students of the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky, and "The Uptown East", a 378-bed student housing community serving Valparaiso University, in Valparaiso, Indiana. Bob Clark, President of Peak Campus Management said, "I am excited about these additions and the growth of high...

Working Moms Are Looking For More Than A Paycheck
2012-01-25 04:23:22

A recent study of employed moms finds that most would work even if they didn't have to Working mothers may be busy, but they like it that way. A recent study of employed moms finds that most would work even if they didn't have to, but they're also looking for new ways to negotiate the demands of mothering and the pressures to be an "ideal" employee. Unlike earlier research, the study — published Jan 23 in the February issue of Gender & Society — finds that many employed...

2011-12-01 21:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A book filled with fresh insights on the relationship between black politics and religion has earned its author the 2012 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Barbara D. Savage, a professor of history and American social thought at the University of Pennsylvania, is receiving the prize for the ideas set forth in her book, "Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion," published in 2008 by Harvard University Press....

2011-11-28 21:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International peacekeeping works better when the people trying to do that job pay attention to local conflicts in the countries they are trying to help. So says Severine Autesserre, a Barnard College political scientist who has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for the ideas set forth in her book, "The Trouble with the Congo: Local Violence and the Failure of International...

2011-11-17 08:45:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the leading hospitality partner to North America's premier sports and entertainment venues, has partnered with Dreams, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DRJ), a technology driven, multi-channel retailer focused on the licensed sports products industry, and the University of Louisville to re-launch the team's official Cardinal Authentic online store, shop.uoflsports.com, featuring expanded product assortment, more accurate search results, powerful...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Consensus Panel Calls for Specialized Nutritional Therapy FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A newly published consensus report prepared by a panel of clinical experts, with sponsorship from Nestle Health Science, reveals that there are opportunities to do more to manage the impact of obesity on the delivery of critical care, particularly in the area of nutrition therapy. With more than 25 percent of ICU patients considered to be obese or severely obese,(1) the...

2011-07-29 08:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Louisville (UofL) announced today it has worked with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to double its high performance computing power as part of a $1.8 million investment in their supercomputing system. The new capacity will enable the University to proceed with advanced research projects such as discovering new approaches for treating pediatric cancer and developing better materials for solar power both of which are at critical development...

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2011-05-20 11:14:46

Rob Summers was left paralyzed after a car accident in 2006 but is now able to stand and take steps after electrical stimulation of his spinal cord in what researchers described as a breakthrough in treating paralyzing injuries, Reuters is reporting. Summers, a 25-year-old former college baseball pitcher, can now also move his hips, knees, ankles and toes. He also regained some bladder and sexual functionality, researchers said on Thursday. Susan Harkema, lead researcher of the study from the...

2011-05-19 17:30:00

Regimen of Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation Plus Extensive Locomotor Training "A Significant Breakthrough"; Results Published Today in The Lancet LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of scientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and the California Institute of Technology has achieved a significant breakthrough in its initial work with a paralyzed male volunteer at Louisville's Frazier Rehab Institute. It is the result of 30 years of research to find...