Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - January 2011

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2011-01-31 FDA approves ultrasmall silica inorganic nanoparticle INDA for targeted molecular imaging of cancer 0 None
2011-01-31 Researchers to develop computer-assisted diagnosis tools for pathologists 0 None
2011-01-31 VBL commences two studies to evaluate efficacy, safety of VB-111 in advanced cancers 0 None
2011-01-31 National Jewish Health scientists identify signaling pathway for ALI 0 None
2011-01-31 Maxygen initiates Phase I study to evaluate CTLA4-Ig therapeutic for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2011-01-31 New study: FUS protein appears to inhibit growth of prostate cancer cells in lab 0 5
2011-01-31 Scientists to commence new DNA vaccine trial for use in patients with leukemia 0 None
2011-01-31 Inovio announces regulatory approval for Phase 2 trial to treat leukemia using new vaccine delivery device 0 None
2011-01-31 Warwick research opens new strategy in vehicle design for drug release 0 None
2011-01-31 EU grants 3.3 million to AMP for gene therapy development against AIP 0 None
2011-01-31 Venture philanthropist invests $3.5 million to thwart Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-30 Omega-3 deficieny may play a role in neuropsychiatric disorders: Study 1 None
2011-01-30 Scientists convert adult skin cells into cardiomyocytes using direct reprogramming strategy 0 None
2011-01-30 Research shows nestin regulates formation of neuromuscular junction 0 None
2011-01-29 PPTA offers new DVD on plasma donation 0 None
2011-01-29 EA receives CLIA certification for clinical laboratory testing 0 None
2011-01-29 ISU researchers study parasites that cause NTDs in humans 0 None
2011-01-29 Etanercept can restore responsiveness to pain-relieving effects of morphine: Study 0 None
2011-01-29 Genetic study helps investigators solve medical mysteries 0 None
2011-01-29 Scientists use full genome sequencing to identify precise steps in molecular evolution of S. pneumoniae 0 None
2011-01-29 U-M researchers reveal molecular signals that regulate catch-up growth 0 None
2011-01-29 FDA approves Arteriocyte's Magellan MAR01 technology for Phase I trial to treat CLI 0 None
2011-01-29 Scientists discover key clue that can lead to sudden cardiac deaths 0 None
2011-01-29 New research shows mini-stroke creates lasting damage to brain cells 0 5
2011-01-29 UMMS, Lundbeck announce research collaboration to develop targeted therapy for HD 0 None
2011-01-29 Research provides new clues for compulsive behavior, cognitive defects linked with LND 0 None
2011-01-29 Cedars-Sinai's director receives lifetime achievement award for medical research, mentorship 0 None
2011-01-28 Antibiotic may help in development of new anti-cancer agents: Researchers 0 4
2011-01-28 Both absence of insulin and resistance to insulin are associated with defects in FAS 0 None
2011-01-28 New study links vitamin D deficiency with deficits in altered lung structure and function 0 None
2011-01-28 Connectome remains dynamic during development, says Scripps Research 0 None
2011-01-28 NIH awards CCTSI $2.2 million grant to advance personalized medicine 0 None
2011-01-28 New insight on rehabilitating brain function in addicts 0 None
2011-01-28 Transcranial magnetic stimulation helps rats to learn more quickly 0 None
2011-01-28 Prototype drug halts GVHD in mouse models of bone marrow transplantation 0 None
2011-01-28 Taxol drug promotes regeneration of nerve cells in CNS after spinal cord injury: Study 0 5
2011-01-28 Preclinical data on Inovio’s intradermal electroporation delivery devices presented at Phacilitate Vaccine Forum 0 None
2011-01-28 ALS Biopharma receives ADDF grant to develop therapeutics against Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-28 USPTO issues Notice of Allowances to Lakewood's three patent applications for treatment of HUS 0 None
2011-01-28 Study suggests newborn diagnosis can improve survival in SCID patients 0 None
2011-01-28 New molecular player responsible for regulation of appetite and metabolism 0 None
2011-01-28 Protein Erk necessary for nerve fibers to be wrapped with myelin 0 None
2011-01-28 API2-MALT1 fusion protein appears to trigger cancer 0 None
2011-01-28 Single DNA variation linked to decreased risk of coronary disease in African-Americans 0 None
2011-01-28 HIV causes specific subset of CD4+ T-cells to age rapidly: Study 0 None
2011-01-28 Magnetic nanoparticles for ovarian cancer treatment 0 None
2011-01-28 Discovery of aldose reductase enzyme can result in new therapies for asthma and COPD 0 None
2011-01-28 Scientist identifies polymorphism that raises risk of poor outcomes in preterm infants 0 None
2011-01-28 UMMS, Lundbeck enter research collaboration to develop targeted therapy for HD 0 None
2011-01-28 Positive results from RXi's sd-rxRNA technology for development of novel therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-28 Receptos begins RPC1063 Phase 1 clinical study in patients with multiple sclerosis 0 4.5
2011-01-28 Gene signature can accurately predict breast cancer outcomes 0 None
2011-01-28 Aging-associated protein deficiency may lead to positive breast cancer in women 0 None
2011-01-28 Cognitive training may help end hijacking of imagination by drugs of abuse 0 None
2011-01-27 Golden Helix releases new Sequence Analysis Module for SNP & Variation Suite 0 None
2011-01-27 H3 Biomedicine introduces cancer research and development operations in Cambridge 0 None
2011-01-27 Interferon-alpha associated with increased risk of atherosclerosis in patients with SLE 1 None
2011-01-27 St. Michael's Hospital to build first automated high-throughput zebrafish screening facility in Canada 0 None
2011-01-27 As recording technology rapidly improves, neurons give up their secrets cell by cell 0 None
2011-01-27 DMP1 protein prevents endothelial cells to respond to VEGF 0 None
2011-01-27 Scientists discover new mechanism neurons use to fine-tune electrical output 0 None
2011-01-27 Scientists develop copper-coated silica nanoparticles for odor removal 0 5
2011-01-27 Fibroblasts help 'recruit' immune cells for tumor growth 0 None
2011-01-27 NuGEN, Caliper enter co-marketing agreement in next generation sequencing sample preparation methods 0 1.5
2011-01-27 Nanoencapsulation helps administer more-effective doses of anti-cancer drugs 0 None
2011-01-27 National Center for Radioecology formed 0 None
2011-01-27 'Phenotype switching' helps bacteria lie dormant inside host cells and become a reservoir for relapsing infections 0 None
2011-01-27 First three-dimensional projectome map of intact brain 0 None
2011-01-27 Caffeine could decrease cost of lentiviral production 0 None
2011-01-27 Molecular mechanism in nerve fibers ensures rapid conductance of nervous system impulses 0 None
2011-01-27 NuGEN expands NGS utility for microbial transcriptome analysis with Ovation Prokaryotic RNA-Seq System 0 None
2011-01-27 AB Science initiates recruitment in masitinib phase 3 study in severe persistent asthma 0 None
2011-01-27 How estrogen decreases risk and delays onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-27 Study: Removal of B lymphocytes can reverse aging process 1 5
2011-01-27 Triggering CD45 molecule blocks early development of AD 0 None
2011-01-27 Pfenex receives $3.1 million SAIC sub-contract to develop malaria antigen 0 None
2011-01-27 Researchers discover new sensory neurons that mediate BP and metabolism regulation in liver 0 None
2011-01-27 Teen brains react with erratic excitement during reward-driven tasks 0 None
2011-01-27 Targeting UROD enzyme boosts effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in head, neck tumors 0 None
2011-01-27 MGH investigators develop novel system to deliver growth factors to chronic wounds 0 None
2011-01-27 Elimination of glucagon action may help convert Type 1 diabetes into non-insulin-dependent disorder 0 5
2011-01-27 Potential therapy to enhance memory and prevent loss of long-term memory 0 4
2011-01-27 Researchers find food-borne bacteria can cause difficult-to-treat heart infections 0 None
2011-01-26 Researchers develop anti-HIV gene therapy for rendering T-cells resistant to infection 0 None
2011-01-26 Spine surgeon successfully treated with RNL Bio's stem cell therapy for Autoimmune Arthritis 0 None
2011-01-25 Evaluating patients for genetic variations impacts adherence to antiviral therapy 0 None
2011-01-25 NanoString Technologies launches nCounter Mouse miRNA Expression Assay Kit 0 None
2011-01-25 Realignment with participants' interest important for future of genomic research 0 None
2011-01-25 NINDS awards AndroScience $3.8M cooperative translational research grant for Kennedy's Disease 0 None
2011-01-25 Regulatory changes needed to protect public health from exposure to toxicants 0 None
2011-01-25 Study results of Pathwork Diagnostics's Tissue of Origin Test presented at ASCO 2011 0 None
2011-01-25 Sanofi-aventis acquires world-wide license for ADC products 0 None
2011-01-25 New study on pain-relieving effect of transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation 0 None
2011-01-25 Tufts University calls for strategic approach to teach genomic testing in medical school 0 None
2011-01-25 Scientists to develop enzyme that protects against nerve agents 0 None
2011-01-25 Glioblastoma's molecular flexibility helps resist nearly all treatment efforts 0 None
2011-01-25 Composer Fr-d-ric Chopin probably had temporal lobe epilepsy 0 None
2011-01-25 Cellectis to launch gene specific TAL nucleases 0 None
2011-01-25 p38-targeted compounds hold promise for Alzheimer's disease treatment 0 None
2011-01-25 Human model of rare genetic disease reveals new clues to aging process 0 5
2011-01-25 Researchers design engineered organ study the use of nanoparticles in breast cancer detection 0 None
2011-01-25 Simple means of improving binding affinity of synbodies 0 None
2011-01-25 Research finds faster developmental rate incurs lethal physiological costs for individuals 0 None
2011-01-25 New investigative tool may explore intracellular processes with unprecedented clarity 0 None
2011-01-24 New research reveals dynamics behind signal transmission in brain 0 None
2011-01-24 Bax factor that promotes cell death is also involved in regulating mitochondria behavior 0 None
2011-01-24 University of California study may shed light on human ability to adapt hypoxia 0 None
2011-01-24 New study shows biomarker test can aid in early, precise diagnosis of melanoma 0 None
2011-01-24 PerkinElmer introduces next generation DNA sequencing and data analysis services 0 None
2011-01-24 Women pregnant after egg donation are high-risk patients 0 None
2011-01-24 Rogue gene blocked by right drugs could stop cancer 0 None
2011-01-24 Breakthrough in understanding mechanisms behind hereditary alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency 0 2.3
2011-01-24 Contagious cancer repairs own genetic mutations 0 None
2011-01-24 Exiqon launches new Hi-Power microRNA labeling kits 0 None
2011-01-24 Nutrient 'biomarkers' may help assess nutrient status of elderly people at risk for dementia 0 None
2011-01-24 Mystery of 'inactive' defensin solved 0 None
2011-01-24 Psychological Science journal releases new research findings 0 None
2011-01-24 Research findings reveal HIV's hiding spot, new way to stop the virus 0 None
2011-01-24 Functional tests are necessary to understand human disease despite genetic sequencing 0 None
2011-01-24 Researchers identify key player that lead to increased bleeding in diabetes patients with stroke injury 0 None
2011-01-24 Stusy: HEPA filters may help reduce pollution-related cardiovascular health risks 0 None
2011-01-24 CRI, Oncovir sign new investment agreement to produce immunological stimulant 0 None
2011-01-24 Environmental contaminant levels in mother's body decrease during breast-feeding: Study 0 None
2011-01-23 Odontoblast cells are part of immune system, protect teeth from decay: New research 0 None
2011-01-23 FibroGen announces FG-3019 interim results from phase 1/2 trial against pancreatic cancer 0 None
2011-01-21 Mutation of microRNA miR-96 causes deafness 0 None
2011-01-21 Anti-depressants are passing into waterways and affecting fish 0 None
2011-01-21 Novel FAK inhibitors targeting binding site of VEGFR-3 reduce growth of pancreatic cancer cells 0 None
2011-01-21 Researchers reveal how genetic mutation contributes to cancer development 0 None
2011-01-21 Perceived threat, rather than actual events, predict brain adaptation 0 5
2011-01-21 Acetylation complex fits like a halo over a histone 0 None
2011-01-21 How genetic abnormalities transform normal cells into leukemic cells 0 None
2011-01-21 Math may help assess how rapidly stem cells and cancer-causing cousins increase numbers 0 None
2011-01-21 Researchers map complex choreography used by immune system's T cells to recognize pathogens 0 None
2011-01-21 RBM, SMA Foundation collaborate to develop plasma protein biomarkers for spinal muscular atrophy 0 1
2011-01-21 Vasopressin in the brain maintains size of vasopressin neurons even when body fluid becomes more diluted 0 None
2011-01-21 Researchers discover several key mutations in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors 0 4
2011-01-21 MedImmune announces MEDI-573 preclinical results against many solid tumors 0 None
2011-01-21 Vibrio cholerae kills E. coli bacteria 1 None
2011-01-21 Precision highlights role of ChemoFx test, multi-gene predictors for breast cancer 0 5
2011-01-21 Scientist receives RO1 research grant to improve blood, marrow transplantation in myeloma patients 0 None
2011-01-21 Study evaluates Masimo SpHb's accuracy in monitoring low hemoglobin levels 0 None
2011-01-21 Researchers examine brain's role in breathing 0 None
2011-01-21 Cell binding mechanism can lead to new treatments for skin diseases, lethal heart defects 0 None
2011-01-21 EHSI's NASA bioreactor will help reduce pain and trauma caused by harvesting of adult stem cells 0 None
2011-01-21 INF2 gene mutation is a major cause for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis 0 None
2011-01-21 Major breakthrough: Genome-based medicine for treatment of alcoholism 0 None
2011-01-21 Fat linked with DNA chemical changes may help identify risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes 0 None
2011-01-21 Researchers take systematic approach to catalog factors that control blood cell development 0 None
2011-01-21 Repligen enters exclusive license agreement with UCI for use of HDAC3 inhibitors for memory disorders 0 None
2011-01-21 New study reports success of growing human liver cells on resorbable scaffolds 0 None
2011-01-21 OriGene releases 1,500 mouse monoclonal antibodies 0 None
2011-01-21 Researchers believe driver mutations promote development, growth of prostate cancer 0 None
2011-01-21 New research says EPO hormone can modulate immune response 0 None
2011-01-21 Scientists find ADAR1 enzyme protect against measles virus 0 None
2011-01-21 Three ASM scientists to receive NAS award for excellence in microbiology field 0 None
2011-01-21 Scientists decipher genetic code for a pancreatic cancer type 0 None
2011-01-21 New research suggests humans use senses to keep track of time 0 None
2011-01-20 Akonni introduces TruTip kit for extraction of human genomic DNA from fresh, frozen whole blood 0 None
2011-01-20 Researchers discover nitroxoline can reduce human breast, bladder cancer cell growth 0 None
2011-01-20 Genetic expression can be modified with natural substances to prevent chronic illness 0 None
2011-01-20 Damaged alpha-synuclein proteins can spread in a 'prion-like' manner: Study 0 None
2011-01-20 NMDP selects Velos to supply new Product Fulfillment and CDR System 0 None
2011-01-20 ISCT launches commercial development focus group addressing Cell Therapies for Peripheral Vascular Disease 0 None
2011-01-20 Scientists discover fundamental mechanism behind toxic protein aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases 0 5
2011-01-20 American Academy of Dermatology's position statement on vitamin D reflects IOM's findings 0 None
2011-01-20 Brains of migraine sufferers show higher proportion of lesions of brain microvessels 0 3
2011-01-20 ETPN, Nanobiotix introduce Nanomed TV to provide information on Nanomedicine 0 None
2011-01-20 Koronis' KP-1461 drug causes extra mutations to occur in HIV genome in HIV-infected patients 0 None
2011-01-20 Swiss HIV Cohort Study identifies simple method to determine time of infection 0 None
2011-01-20 UMB enters license agreement with Bali BioSciences for new strategy to combat sepsis, HIV/AIDS 0 None
2011-01-20 Study validates MultiStem as potential stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury 0 None
2011-01-20 Takeda Cambridge, Evotec enter collaboration to identify novel modulators against GPCR 0 5
2011-01-20 University of Minnesota grants Cellectis rights related to TAL effector-mediated DNA recognition and cleavage 0 None
2011-01-20 Writing by hand strengthens learning process, while keyboard typing impairs 0 None
2011-01-20 Endothelial cells may play a role in controlling cancer behavior: New study 0 None
2011-01-20 Scarab Genomics, WIST enter research agreement to produce isoprene from paper, pulp mill waste streams 0 None
2011-01-20 Findings could speed use of RNA nanotechnology for treating disease 1 None
2011-01-20 Researchers identify PBRM1 gene mutation in one in three patients with common form of renal cancer 0 5
2011-01-20 Oral contraceptives do not cause weight gain, says new study 0 None
2011-01-20 Small molecules may inhibit entry of Ebola into human cells 0 None
2011-01-20 Researchers discover how Ras oncogene chooses a signaling pathway 0 None
2011-01-19 Scientists determine protein structure that delivers genetic material of HIV to human cells 0 None
2011-01-19 Malaria parasite caught in action on film for the first time 0 5
2011-01-19 Salk Institute uncovers presenilin's productive side 0 None
2011-01-19 Pisgah to scale-up patent-pending form of hydrocodone 0 None
2011-01-19 National Jewish Health issued method patent for desensitizing B cells 0 None
2011-01-19 Case Western Reserve, Athersys enter partnership for scientific study on spinal cord injury 0 None
2011-01-19 Patients with varied patchwork of genetic faults in tumours have worse outcomes 0 None
2011-01-19 Dextran-coated onto iron oxide nanoparticles can detect cholera toxin: Study 0 None
2011-01-19 Study demonstrates role of alpha-synuclein cell-to-cell transfer in Parkinson's disease pathogenesis 0 None
2011-01-19 UNC scientists discover how chaperone enzyme plays a key role in cells' ability to tolerate DNA damage 0 None
2011-01-19 Scientists produce tiny molecular 'binder' that may help develop more efficient drugs 0 None
2011-01-19 Curcumin and dye brilliant blue G may help block dangerous swelling in TBI 0 5
2011-01-19 Researchers create biyouyanagin compound library 0 None
2011-01-19 Convalescent plasma therapy may reduce mortality rate in patients with H1N1 infection: Study 0 None
2011-01-19 New study provides insight into developing therapeutics for airway disease 0 None
2011-01-19 Meganucleases used to prevent HSV-1 infection 0 4
2011-01-19 New patented technique offers unprecedented view of DNA damage 0 None
2011-01-19 Lower levels in plasma of biomarkers beta-amyloid 42/40 increase rate of cognitive decline 0 None
2011-01-19 Positive preliminary results from Soligenix's SGX202 in GARS model 0 None
2011-01-19 Cancer cells brought back under normal control 0 None
2011-01-19 Molecular imaging procedure may detect beta-amyloid in brain, increase accuracy of AD diagnosis 0 None
2011-01-19 Common genetic risk factor for heart failure in Caucasians also linked to kidney function 0 None
2011-01-19 Scripps Research receives NIH grant to develop therapies for circadian rhythm disorders 0 None
2011-01-19 Aastrom secures US patent for autologous cell therapy product 0 None
2011-01-19 Antioxidants may cause fertility problems in females 0 None
2011-01-19 More studies needed to evaluate harm or benefit of mechanical CPR 0 None
2011-01-19 Study may help develop novel ways to combat lipotoxic cardiomyopathy, related heart disease 0 None
2011-01-19 Uric acid levels linked to severe osteoarthritis 1 None
2011-01-19 MicroRNA-29 molecule makes brain cells resistant to programmed cell death 0 None
2011-01-19 Postmenopausal women receiving estrogen plus progestin at increased risk of breast cancer 0 None
2011-01-19 Research provides new insight into how HIV protein's structural changes may alter viral infection into healthy cells 0 None
2011-01-19 Time-lapse technique can show cellular-level changes within deep brain regions: Study 0 None
2011-01-19 UQAM student identifies gene linked to B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia 0 None
2011-01-19 Celulas Genetica, EHRI enter joint venture to pursue testing of Rutherford Procedure using NASA bioreactor 0 None
2011-01-18 Soy protein lowers total cholesterol and non-HDL: New study 0 3
2011-01-18 PAM50 test is now available to classify breast cancer subtypes 0 None
2011-01-18 Harbor Biosciences signs development agreements for HE2000, HE3235 and HE3286 with CIPI 0 None
2011-01-18 New data on role of miR-34 tumor suppressor in preventing cancer stem cell development 0 5
2011-01-18 PROLOR and Yeda enter definitive license agreement for Reversible PEGylation technology 0 None
2011-01-18 Ingenuity and Erasmus enter next-generation sequencing disease research collaboration 0 None
2011-01-18 New study unravels neural mechanisms underlying inability to express emotions 0 None
2011-01-18 Annual Society for Endocrinology BES conference to take place in UK from 11-14 April 2011 0 None
2011-01-18 New guideline recommends plasmapheresis usage to treat people with severe relapses in MS, neuropathies 0 None
2011-01-18 'Master switch' protein in white blood cells linked to inflammation 0 None
2011-01-18 Heart disease patients' skin cells may help test long QT syndrome 0 None
2011-01-18 Scientists create GM chicken that does not spread bird flu to other chickens 0 None
2011-01-18 New way to halt lung inflammation 2 1.5
2011-01-18 75% of cell plasma membrane reversibly endocytosed 0 None
2011-01-18 T3SS-dependent bacteria may be a suitable point of attack for future antibiotics: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 Scientists identify new way of attacking breast cancer stem cells 0 None
2011-01-18 Eating less during early pregnancy impairs fetal brain development: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 New study reveals measles viral gene plays key role in development of PD 0 None
2011-01-18 Study finds miRNAs inhibits prostate cancer metastasis 0 None
2011-01-18 New magnetic pill system can serve as drug delivery tool in patients with cancer, diabetes 0 None
2011-01-18 Researchers find kidney-specific gene defects may increase risk of heart failure 0 None
2011-01-18 Research provides evidence of blood pressure control system in distal nephron of kidney 0 None
2011-01-18 Platelet-rich plasma shows a promising biologic treatment for myocardial infarction: Study 0 5
2011-01-14 New evidence about broadly-reactive neutralizing antibodies that block HIV infection 0 None
2011-01-14 Lifetime tool for families created through sperm donation 0 None
2011-01-14 Cancer Research UK and CRT select 4 research groups to unravel role of cancer stem cells 0 None
2011-01-14 Noninvasive radiofrequency fields and targeted gold nanoparticles effective in controlling pancreatic tumors 0 None
2011-01-14 First Round Table Meeting on Metabolomics & Diabetes takes place in Vienna 0 None
2011-01-14 Why minor details of an episode are linked to long-term memories 0 None
2011-01-14 Better understanding of rotational motion in living cells may help researchers study causes of deadly diseases 0 None
2011-01-14 MGH researchers discover massive overexpression of DNA sequences in cancer cells 0 None
2011-01-14 Scientists develop Australia's first pluripotent stem cell lines using skin biopsies for FA disease 0 None
2011-01-14 Gut bacteria may play a role in weight loss and gastrointestinal problems: New research 0 None
2011-01-14 Centice launches integration and solutions platform for Computational Raman Spectroscopy application 0 None
2011-01-14 'Pacemaker' Hcn4 gene responsible for generation of repetitive activity in SAN tissue and heart rate regulation 0 None
2011-01-14 Scientists demonstrate mechanism that explains why PSA levels promote prostate cancer 1 None
2011-01-14 Airborne prions can induce mad cow disease: Research 0 None
2011-01-14 Cataloguing microbes in gut could lead to cause of necrotizing enterocolitis 0 None
2011-01-14 Study highlights role of SIRT1 protein as tumor suppressor in prostate cancer 0 None
2011-01-14 T.A. Sciences receives US patent for TA-65 to tackle aging process 2 4.8
2011-01-14 ITM scientists to combat tapeworm infection using drugs 0 None
2011-01-14 FDA clears Nanosphere's RV+ test for detection of respiratory viruses 0 None
2011-01-14 12-HETE enzyme inhibition can prevent ischemic retinopathy: Study 0 None
2011-01-14 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grants $1.5million to Liverpool University for bacterial study 0 None
2011-01-13 New research shows enzyme-armed oncolytic virus may help fight brain tumors 0 None
2011-01-13 Chicks that don’t pass on bird flu 0 None
2011-01-13 Metabolic profiling of tissue samples may transform the way surgeons make decisions 0 None
2011-01-13 BMJ publishes clinical study of noninvasive, plasma DNA-based approach for prenatally detecting Down's syndrome 0 None
2011-01-13 NEJM releases findings about behavioral impact of personal genetic testing 0 None
2011-01-13 Exposure to room light prior to bedtime suppresses melatonin levels, increases cancer and diabetes risk: Study 0 None
2011-01-13 Personal genetic tests have promising effects on consumers 0 None
2011-01-13 Pan-European comparative genomics project to develop software suite for gene regulation analysis 0 None
2011-01-13 Biocordcell Argentina launches program to store dental pulp stem cells 0 None
2011-01-13 The past, present and future of anthrax research 0 3
2011-01-13 Scientists demonstrate how one gene evolves two competing functions via duplication 0 None
2011-01-13 Brain cell destroying genetic mechanism responsible for development of AD 0 None
2011-01-13 7,8-Dihydroxyflavone holds potential for treatment of fear based disorders 0 2.6
2011-01-13 DNAVision purchases 4 of Life Technologies' next-generation sequencing platforms 0 None
2011-01-13 NIH awards VistaGen and NuPotential $500,000 grant to advance iPS stem cell technology 0 None
2011-01-13 Genomic research could help doctors better target oxaliplatin drug to treat colorectal cancer patients: Study 0 None
2011-01-13 Interaction with opposite sex activates specific genes 0 None
2011-01-13 The neuroscience of musical chills 0 5
2011-01-13 Appetite hormones influence 'yo-yo' effect of slimming diets 0 None
2011-01-13 Medical breakthrough: Surgeons use stem cells from patient's fat for cosmetic procedure 2 3.5
2011-01-13 TKM-PLK1 drug may offer hope for patients with advanced solid tumor cancers 0 None
2011-01-13 BIDMC scientist wins 2011 Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for cancer research 0 None
2011-01-13 Study highlights important clinical implications of miR-503 in diabetes-associated vascular complications 0 None
2011-01-13 New discovery has brought dream of transforming measles virus against cancer 0 None
2011-01-13 UCLA imaging system could help reveal 'miscommunications' in autism, schizophrenia 0 None
2011-01-13 New research paper reveals key lessons about origins of 2009 H1N1 pandemic 0 None
2011-01-13 Scientists quantify amount of energy lost during sleep deprivation 0 None
2011-01-13 Aβ, tau and Fyn protein interactions may lead to brain dysfunction and AD 0 None
2011-01-13 Micromet, MedImmune initiate MT111 Phase 1 trial in patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancer 0 None
2011-01-13 Scientist develops FMR1 genetic blood test for predicting IVF outcomes 0 None
2011-01-12 FDA accepts to review Fibrocell Science's azficel-T drug 0 None
2011-01-12 Study indicates disease's underlying causes in mice, finds compounds that normalize Alzheimer's brain 0 None
2011-01-12 Exiqon launches 2nd generation of miRCURY LNA microRNA Inhibitor libraries for genome-wide screening 0 None
2011-01-12 Clostridium bacteria may offer a greener alternative to petrol 0 1
2011-01-12 Affymetrix enters distribution agreement with Fisher Scientific for GeneAtlas System 0 None
2011-01-12 Stem cell therapy enters anti-aging industry 0 None
2011-01-12 Lipoprotein receptor LRP1 also regulates food intake and energy balance in central nervous system: Study 0 None
2011-01-12 Offensive protein generated by HPV handicaps defensive protein made by the human body 0 None
2011-01-12 Doctors matter in treatment of breast cancer 0 5
2011-01-12 PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases features Inovio’s Chikungunya DNA vaccine 0 None
2011-01-12 Dream team to build mind-controlled prosthetic devices 0 None
2011-01-12 Study shows delivering cancer drug in hydrophobic nanoparticle is a safe and effective prostate cancer therapy 0 None
2011-01-12 Rice, BCM discovery addresses key roadblock to growing replacement tissues, organs 0 None
2011-01-12 Study reveals underlying causes for degeneration of synapses in Alzheimer's Disease 0 None
2011-01-12 CE mark approves Vitrolife's SpermFreeze Solution 0 None
2011-01-12 Scientists introduce DNA directly into cell nucleus using protein nanodisks 0 None
2011-01-12 Scientists find way to prevent early stage pancreatic cancer in research models 0 5
2011-01-12 Analysis of medical database reveals new diagnostic markers for allergic disorders 0 None
2011-01-12 DNA blood test can help rule out Down's syndrome among high risk pregnancies 0 None
2011-01-12 Common disinfectant degrades water-borne viruses 0 None
2011-01-12 Researchers design new electronic technology equipment for detecting live cellular processes 0 None
2011-01-12 Neurology professor receives MFRF's 'See the Light' award for Tay-Sachs research 0 4
2011-01-12 New database provides easy access to information about genes and biological functions 0 None
2011-01-12 Life Technologies announces new DNA sequencing portfolio for lab research 0 None
2011-01-12 CAMH scientists receive NARSAD's Young Investigator grant awards for brain and behavior research 0 None
2011-01-12 Vermillion receives USPTO patent for PAD biomarker 0 None
2011-01-12 Acne bacterium may also cause infections all over the body 0 4
2011-01-12 Emerging Healthcare enters option agreement with OceanBASIS 0 None
2011-01-12 Eli Lilly, Boehringer Ingelheim enter global agreement to develop and commercialize diabetes compounds 0 None
2011-01-11 Bone marrow stem cell transplantation provides therapeutic benefit to patients with end-stage liver disease 0 None
2011-01-11 Nicotine may act as treatment for some symptoms of schizophrenia 0 4
2011-01-11 Mechanism for binding oxygen to metalloporphyrins seen on a molecular level 0 None
2011-01-11 Study supports use of telomerase inhibitors for treatment of childhood cancers 0 5
2011-01-11 BioScale announces results of two pharmacodynamic biomarkers using assay AMMP technology 0 None
2011-01-11 Study to identify early warning biomarkers for presence of breast and prostate cancers 0 None
2011-01-11 Research could lead to new approaches to treat dementia 0 None
2011-01-11 Scientists create particles that resemble RBC, pave way for development of synthetic blood 0 None
2011-01-11 Survey reveals rise in Americans' concern over privacy of genetic information 0 None
2011-01-11 Bioheart announces primary focus on completing clinical evaluation of cell therapies for heart failure 0 None
2011-01-11 Study identifies over 30 breast cancer gene targets involved in drug resistance to chemotherapy 0 None
2011-01-11 Fertile women gravitate toward males with masculine facial features 0 None
2011-01-11 Inhibiting miR-193a decreases tumor growth in SCC 0 None
2011-01-11 Skin cells for repairing cartilage injury 0 None
2011-01-11 Teenagers who consume excess sugar may face risk of developing heart disease 0 None
2011-01-11 Takeda, Zinfandel enter global licensing agreement for TOMM40 biomarker assay for Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-11 Novel scoring system identifies PTEN genetic mutation 0 None
2011-01-11 Researchers report gene therapy strategy that improves Beta Thalassemia in mice model 0 None
2011-01-11 Nationwide Children's Hospital receives $11.5 million NCI grant for Biospecimen banking 0 None
2011-01-11 Plasminogen may serve as new target to treat prion diseases 0 None
2011-01-11 MDCT provides efficient way to analyze wounds from bullets and explosive devices 0 None
2011-01-11 GSK, Epizyme enter partnership to discover, develop, and market epigenetic therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-11 New insights into estrogen receptor beta 0 None
2011-01-11 Population of highly active neurons could provide insight into neocortex 0 None
2011-01-11 Study: Protein that plays a key role in some antioxidant therapies can promote atherosclerosis 0 1
2011-01-10 All fat cells not the same 0 None
2011-01-10 Potential single vaccine for permanent immunity to all influenza 0 None
2011-01-10 Omega-3 fatty acid may help protect against traumatic brain injury 0 5
2011-01-10 Bioheart reports positive data from adipose derived stem cells study in critical limb ischemia 0 None
2011-01-10 Takeda San Francisco and Pieris enter Anticalin scaffold technology collaboration 0 None
2011-01-10 Illumina announces next generation of iSelect custom genotyping products 0 None
2011-01-10 Researchers describe crucial initial steps taken by measles virus attachment proteins with receptors 0 None
2011-01-10 Slowing engines of mitochondria could extend life 0 None
2011-01-10 AMT enters agreement with Consortium for clinical development of novel gene therapy to treat Sanfilippo B 0 None
2011-01-10 Resveratrol stimulates expression of adiponectin hormone: Study 0 None
2011-01-10 New mechanisms of resistance to chemotherapy among leukemia patients 0 None
2011-01-10 Researchers demystify death of brain cells in Parkinson's patients 0 None
2011-01-10 Two signaling molecules communicate across nerve cells to regulate electrical, chemical activity: Study 0 None
2011-01-10 Receptos grants license to OMJPI for GPCR crystal structure determination technology 0 3
2011-01-10 UCB, Emerald BioStructures expand collaboration for structure-based drug discovery 0 None
2011-01-10 New lab-on-a-chip technology detects protein in blood less than 30 minutes 0 None
2011-01-10 Researchers identify gene mutation for that is essential for correct protein-processing in cells 0 None
2011-01-10 Scientists discover new anti-cancer mechanism 0 None
2011-01-10 Anchor announces rapid progress in OMJPI collaboration for developing GPCR therapeutic compounds 0 5
2011-01-10 U-M lab ranks No. 1 in protein structure and function prediction in scientific competition 0 5
2011-01-10 Positive results form INX-189 Phase 1b trial against hepatitis C virus 0 5
2011-01-10 Study finds link between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and stroke 0 None
2011-01-10 USDTL launches two new tests for monitoring long-term alcohol exposure using fingernail, hair specimens 0 None
2011-01-09 AFQ056 drug improves symptoms in Fragile X patients: Study 0 None
2011-01-07 Sniffing women's tears reduces sexual arousal in men 0 None
2011-01-07 Scientists identify type of cell at the origin of brain tumors 0 5
2011-01-07 Iroko reports positive results from Phase I clinical study of nanotechnology based unique formulation of naproxen 0 None
2011-01-07 Babies' brains process language the same way as adults 0 None
2011-01-07 Unexpected discovery holds promise for PTSD, other anxiety disorders 0 None
2011-01-07 Sutro, Pfizer enter multi-year collaboration for novel peptide-based therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-07 Low incentive fails to 'switch off' brain regions involved in mind-wandering among ADHD children 4 5
2011-01-07 Single cellular crisis shatters chromosomes in cancer causation 0 None
2011-01-07 Chromosome shattering seen in two to three percent of all cancers 0 None
2011-01-07 Intrexon Corporation, ZIOPHARM enter partnership to develop, commercialize DNA-based therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-07 Biomarker study yields diagnostic blood test candidate for detection of Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-07 Cells that give rise to neurons maintain high levels of ROS 0 None
2011-01-07 HRG protein inhibits tumor growth and metastasis: Study 0 None
2011-01-07 Generex, Antigen Express and RXi report positive research data from active immunotherapy collaboration 0 None
2011-01-07 Scientists perform surgery on single cell to extract and examine mitochondria 0 4
2011-01-07 Curis announces selection of CUDC-907 as development candidate for cancer 0 None
2011-01-07 Study: Tβ4 can protect endothelial progenitor cells 0 None
2011-01-07 Receptos, Eli Lilly collaborate to develop molecule modulators of GPCR target 0 None
2011-01-07 Researchers identify genetic mutation responsible for acromegaly disease 1 5
2011-01-07 New research: NFKBIA gene loss induces glioblastoma development 0 None
2011-01-07 Elevated fat and cholesterol levels in diet may play a role in breast cancer development 0 None
2011-01-07 Researchers discover specific genetic abnormalities in hESC, iPSC lines 0 None
2011-01-07 Robo4 molecule may improve bone marrow transplants: Study 0 None
2011-01-06 GT Life Sciences and BGI complete CHO-K1 genome sequencing 0 None
2011-01-06 Researchers develop simple blood test to track Alzheimer's disease 0 None
2011-01-06 Metabolon announces publication of 'Metabolomic Distinction and Insights into the Pathogenesis of Human Primary Dilated Cardiomyopathy' 0 None
2011-01-06 Presence of PML molecules could serve to diagnose condition of tumor: Researchers 0 None
2011-01-06 New technique to analyze and quantify changes in protein 0 None
2011-01-06 JMD publishes results of Tissue of Origin Test validation, reproducibility study 0 None
2011-01-06 Novel AAV gene therapy offers various advantages 0 None
2011-01-06 JAX, Tufts University unveil new mammalian genetics track for PhD students 0 None
2011-01-06 Punch card study reveals link between high-density lipoprotein particles and heart disease 0 None
2011-01-06 Mutated TDP-43 can cause neurons to die: Study 0 4
2011-01-06 Scientists identify prognostic biomarker to treat patients with HCV 0 None
2011-01-06 Cardiologists identify blood protein fragment that can predict heart attack 0 None
2011-01-06 Researchers regenerate complete shoulder joint surfaces using patient's own cells 0 None
2011-01-06 Study provides new insights into how viruses establish chronic infections 0 None
2011-01-06 Avaxia Biologics generates compelling pre-clinical data in animal models of IBD 0 None
2011-01-06 Transposagen, CDI enter license agreement for iPS cell line production 0 None
2011-01-06 Bacteria adopt defence strategy to promote antibiotic resistance 0 None
2011-01-06 Scientists discover that skin cancer can spread to lungs through cell blocking activity 0 None
2011-01-06 Researchers say women with multiple sclerosis have more HLA genes than men 0 None
2011-01-06 Odyssey Thera granted U.S. Patent for high-throughput screening of proteins 0 None
2011-01-06 Omeros receives exclusive license for new series of antifibrinolytic agents 0 None
2011-01-06 Investigators receive two Alpha-1 Foundation grants for research on lung disorder 0 None
2011-01-06 Researchers investigate umbilical cord blood stem cells for traumatic brain injury in children 0 5
2011-01-06 Reproductive biologist achieves major breakthrough in IVF technology 1 5
2011-01-05 Cell Biosciences introduces FluorChem M MultiFluor for detectig multicolor fluorescent Western blots 0 1
2011-01-05 Defect in conversion of hair follicle stem cells to progenitor cells linked to male-pattern baldness 0 None
2011-01-05 New resolvin reduces levels of pro-inflammatory molecules and cells in inflammation caused by E. coli 0 None
2011-01-05 Way of experiencing internal state of body influences perception of body from the outside 0 None
2011-01-05 ImmunGene, Cephalon Australia collaborate to advance new class of protein therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-05 arGEN-X's alliance with Lilly highlights potential of SIMPLE Antibody platform 0 None
2011-01-05 Unique vaccine produces long-lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice 0 None
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2011-01-05 Safe vaccine protects mice against effects of cocaine 0 None
2011-01-05 Study on aberrant cellular localization in the brain 0 None
2011-01-05 Anaphylatoxin C5a may be responsible for devastating effects of atherosclerosis 0 None
2011-01-05 Critical tuning dial for controlling whole body energy 0 None
2011-01-05 New mouse model with deficiency of lipoprotein lipase in neurons 0 None
2011-01-05 Researchers create model that predicts drug effects on fetal development 0 4
2011-01-05 Blocking activation of delta-PKC enzyme could protect lungs from neutrophil-mediated damage 0 None
2011-01-05 Fruit fly faeces provides answers to pregnant women's bloating and constipation 1 5
2011-01-05 Low-radiocarbon nutrition permanently reduces genetic damage to brain cells 0 4
2011-01-05 Removal of ZIP proteins from hippocampus cell protects them from injury 0 None
2011-01-05 Metabolic cost of missing one night of sleep equivalent to walking two miles 0 None
2011-01-05 Researchers develop unique vaccine that produces long-lasting anti-cocaine immunity in mice 0 None
2011-01-05 Study suggests new experimental drug is better than standard morphine 0 None
2011-01-05 Santaris Pharma, Pfizer expand RNA-targeted medicine collaboration 0 None
2011-01-05 Study reviews effects of supplements on mental energy 0 None
2011-01-05 Study: Stem cells play an unexpected role in male pattern balding 0 None
2011-01-05 Dutch scientists provide new insights into intestinal cancer through plant study 0 None
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2011-01-04 ddn conducts interview with lead plaintiff related to embryonic stem cell research case 0 None
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2011-01-04 Cold Spring Harbor Protocols features organ culture methods and transcriptome analysis 0 None
2011-01-04 New options in fertility preservation for oncology patients 0 None
2011-01-04 ImmuVen to develop T cell receptor proteins for treating MRSA, cancer 0 None
2011-01-04 Nanoparticles may help diagnose and treat pancreatic and ovarian cancer 0 None
2011-01-04 CDK1 protein deactivates EZH2 enzyme that causes cancer spread 0 None
2011-01-04 Embryome Sciences announces $4M equity financing, changes name to ReCyte Therapeutics 0 None
2011-01-04 Peptide in blood and tissue inhibits growth of breast tumors 0 None
2011-01-04 Researchers report estrogen may increase movement of precancerous cells in oral cavity 0 None
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2011-01-04 Genes determine susceptibility to depression 0 None
2011-01-04 First whole genome sequence of Parsi breast cancer woman 0 None
2011-01-04 Researchers identify new biological pathway that contribute to glaucoma 0 None
2011-01-04 Fondation Leducq awards Penn Medicine researcher $6M grant for cardiovascular disease study 0 None
2011-01-04 Aging linked to changes in eye sockets, jaw bones 0 None
2011-01-04 Study: Multitude of genes are linked to adult height 0 None
2011-01-03 FDA clears ACT's IND to treat AMD using hESC derived RPE cells 0 None
2011-01-03 Quantum mechanics technique against flu 0 3.8
2011-01-03 Celera seeks FDA premarketing approval for KIF6 Genotyping Assay 0 None
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