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ASN opposes proposed cuts to medical research

Proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget for 2011 will limit the nation's ability to advance patient care and public health. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) strongly opposes the proposed $1.6 billion reduction to t...

FASEB praises President Obama for increasing funding for research in his...

Bethesda, MD - William T. Talman, MD, President of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), praised President Barack Obama for his continuing support for science and engineering. "The President recognizes that our futu...

Measuring science investments

Measuring the results of scientific research has seen little federal focus until now. A 2010 administrative memorandum calls on U.S. federal agencies and executive departments to develop tools to "better assess the impact of [...] science and ...

JAMA features NJIT biomedical engineer helping stroke patients

The Journal of the American Medical Society ("Medical News & Perspectives", Jan. 19, 2011) featured the research of NJIT Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich, a biomedical engineer. Adamovich and his research partners, physical therapists Alma M...

Researchers show how Alzheimer’s plaques lead to loss of nitric oxide...

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 10 -- A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, in collaboration with scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has discovered that the deadly plaques of Alzheimer's disease interact with certa...

Study classifies and uses artificial proteins to analyze protein-protein interfaces

Interactions between proteins are at the heart of cellular processes, and those interactions depend on the interfaces where the direct physical contact occurs. A new study published this week suggests that there may be roughly a thousand struct...

Human networking theory gives picture of infectious disease spread

It's colds and flu season, and as any parent knows, colds and flu spread like wildfire, especially through schools. New research using human-networking theory may give a clearer picture of just how, exactly, infectious diseases such as the common ...

Milestone in fight against deadly disease

SEATTLE & CHICAGO -- Scientists at Seattle Biomedical Research Institute (Seattle BioMed) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have reached a major milestone in the effort to wipe out some of the most lethal diseases on the plane...

CONRAD applauds results of global iPrEx study

ARLINGTON, VA-- NOVEMBER 23, 2010 - - CONRAD is pleased to join in congratulating the Global iPrEx study team for their successful trial of oral tenofovir (TDF) with emtricitabine (FTC) for HIV prevention. Results of the National Institutes of He...

JDRF clinical panel recommends next steps for artificial pancreas clinical testing

Diabetes experts at a meeting convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) took the next step in advancing efforts toward the development of an artificial pancreas: putting forth clinical recomm...

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