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2008-07-15 09:00:16

EyeGate Pharma, a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company using iontophoresis technology to safely and non-invasively deliver therapeutics into the front and back of the eye to treat serious ocular diseases, today announced the initiation of patient dosing in a prospective, multi-center, randomized, double-masked U.S.

2008-06-30 09:02:20

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hana Biosciences (Nasdaq:HNAB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on strengthening the foundation of cancer care, today announced that the U.S.

2008-05-16 06:00:00

By Hu, Dan-Ning Simon, John D; Sarna, Tadeusz ABSTRACT The mammalian eye consists of several layers of pigmented tissues that contain melanin. The eye is a unique organ for pigment cell research because one can isolate and compare melanosomes from different tissues and embryonic origins.

2007-05-10 12:00:37

Uveal melanoma, the most common type of cancer to develop within the eyeball in adults, has been linked to colon cancer in a U.S. study. Dr. Frederick H. Davidorf of Ohio State University in Columbus studied 130 uveal melanoma patients who provided their extended family medical histories.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.