Laboratory medicine

Study reveals new way to prepare imaging

image: Dr. Benjamin Rotstein, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa. see After Credit: Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa Dr. Benjamin Rotstein and his collaborators unveil an operationally simple method for preparing carbon-labeled versions of drugs and diagnostics. The development …

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Kessler and BrainQ Join National Trial of Breakthrough Device to Improve Recovery After Stroke

Researchers from the Kessler Foundation and the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (collectively “Kessler”) are enrolling participants in a nationwide trial of a breakthrough device to improve recovery after stroke. Kessler sites in West Orange and Saddle Brook, NJ, are among 20 sites across the United States participating in the EMAGINE …

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Lab-grown red blood cells used for mini-transfusion by Cambridge researchers in trial that could transform treatments

Two people have been transfused with lab-grown red blood cells in a first global trial involving Cambridge researchers. If proven safe and effective, engineered red blood cells could revolutionize treatments for patients with blood disorders such as sickle cell disease and those with rare blood types, for which it is …

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Experts explain the ‘perfect storm’ of endemic RSV and influenza

The headlines of the past few weeks are sounding the alarm about earlier and more serious events flu (influenza) and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) outbreaks compared to previous years. Add COVID-19 to the mix and you have a dangerous mix of viruses for which many experts are urging caution and …

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PIMS hospital operating without a forensic laboratory

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), the largest public sector hospital in the federal capital, operates without a forensic laboratory to determine the causes of serious and accidental deaths. Sources said unqualified doctors run the affairs of the hospital’s forensic department. According to available documents, the forensic department …

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International Day of Pathology is celebrated this week

INTERNATIONAL Pathology Day takes place every year, the second week of November. Pathologists don’t just perform autopsies – these medical providers also perform laboratory tests that help them diagnose and detect disease through the study of human tissues and bodily fluids. Most pathologists train in clinical and anatomical pathology, but …

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Benjamin Goldman-Israelow, MD, PhD

As part of our “Meet Yale Internal Medicine” series, we feature Benjamin Goldman-Israelow, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and former resident of the ABIM Physician-Scientist research pathway. Since joining Yale School of Medicine in 2019, Goldman-Israela physician-scientist interested in virology and immunology, established himself in Yale’s COVID-19 studies because …

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Intra-individual comparison of 18F sodium fluoride PET-CT and 99mTc bone scan with SPECT in patients with prostate cancer or breast cancer at high risk of bone metastases (MITNEC -A1): a phase 3 multicentre trial

Background The detection of bone metastases in patients with prostate cancer or breast cancer remains a major clinical challenge. We sought to compare the diagnostic performance of 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate (99mTc-MDP) Single Photon Emission CT (SPECT) and 18Sodium F-fluoride (18F-NaF) PET–CT for the detection of bone metastases in patients with high-risk …

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Fighting antimicrobial resistance does not involve miracle drugs

Antibiotic sensitivity test. [iStockphoto] Africa, like other continents, has a problem with antimicrobial resistance (AMR). But Africa stands out because it has not invested in the capacity and resources to determine the extent of the problem, or how to solve it. To start, consider Staphylococcus aureus, which is the source …

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Bionano Genomics Announces Extensive Range of Content to

Dr Alka Chaubey, Chief Medical Officer at Bionano, Dr Nikhil Sahajpal, Greenwood Genetic Center, Dr. Rashmi Kanagal-Shamanna, MD Anderson and Dr. Adam Smith Cancer Center, The University Health Network will host a sponsored supplier presentation on studies that include multiple types of hematological malignancies and highlight the benefits of combining …

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Researchers identify specific T cell needed to boost vaccine immunity against fungal pneumonia

Researchers at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine have demonstrated in a mouse model that a specific type of T cell, one of the body’s powerful immune defenses, produces cytokines that are needed to that the body acquires immunity against fungal pathogens. This discovery could be instrumental in …

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Indonesia bans sale of syrups after at least 99 child deaths | Indonesia

Indonesia has banned the sale of all syrup-based drugs as it investigates the deaths this year of nearly 100 children, warning that the liquids may contain ingredients linked to fatal kidney damage. The move comes just weeks after the World Health Organization issued an alert over four India-made cough syrups …

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Bermudian doctor wins virtual pitch for cancer treatment research funding – The Royal Gazette

Updated: October 16, 2022 11:18 Dr. Sheldon Holder, assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Brown University (photo provided) A Bermudian doctor has won $70,000 in funding to conduct clinical trials of a potentially life-saving cancer treatment after winning a virtual pitch competition. Sheldon Holder, assistant professor of pathology …

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What is anthrax?

IntroductionCause and SymptomsBacillus anthracisEpidemiologyDiagnosis and treatmentbiological warfare agentReferencesFurther reading Anthrax is a bacterial zoonosis caused by Bacillus anthracis, a spore-forming gram-positive bacterium commonly found in the soil of endemic areas. It is primarily a disease of herbivorous wildlife and livestock that occasionally infects other carnivores or omnivores, including humans. Anthrax. …

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Reusing existing drugs to fight new variants of COVID-19

EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University (MSU) researchers use big data and AI identify current drugs that could be applied to treat new variants of COVID-19. Finding new ways to treat the novel coronavirus and its ever-evolving variants has been a challenge for researchers, especially when the traditional drug …

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Study examines why eating late at night increases obesity risk – Harvard Gazette

Obesity affects approximately 42% of the adult population in the United States and contributes to the onset of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cancer and other conditions. While popular healthy eating mantras advise against midnight snacking, few studies have thoroughly investigated the simultaneous effects of late eating on the three main …

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Extract potential from biological samples

Sponsored Content Featured By Credit: Jonathan Pow/Getty Images Immediate access to targeted, annotated, and enriched biospecimens enables the rapid pace from discovery to commercialization found in the medical and life science industries. “Precision for Medicine respects the value of the biospecimen and understands its importance in fueling the engine of …

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Al Borg Laboratories signs agreement to manage medical testing from Al Amin Hospital in Taif

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Al Borg Medical Laboratories signed a partnership agreement with Al Amin Hospital in Taif, to operate and manage medical testing for five years starting October 1, 2022. Al Borg Medical Laboratories were represented by its CEO, Dr. Saeed bin Mohammed bin Saeed Al Amoudi, and …

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Next-Generation Diagnostics Platform 1health Selected as UCSF Digital Health Award Quarter-Finalist

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–1health.io Inc. (“1health”) Announces It is a Quarter-Finalist for the UCSF Digital Health Awards for Best-in-Class Clinical Diagnostics Platform, Selected from Hundreds of Companies of health care applying for the award. The prestigious UCSF Digital Health Awards aim to recognize the achievements of innovative health technology companies that …

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When and why was the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research created? read to know more

Logo of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) | healthyindiachronic The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was established in 1942 as an autonomous body by the Government of India to promote scientific knowledge and stimulate industrialization and economic growth. It also focuses on radio and space …

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New Interior Health hiring requirements spark outcry among lab staff – Okanagan

A new initiative to hopefully address what is being called an urgent need for lab staff in the inland health region is causing an outcry from trained lab assistants. New job openings for a laboratory phlebotomist, whose main role is to draw blood, only require a 10th grade and one …

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Can donating blood harm your health? Here’s what a new study has revealed.

Many people donate blood regularly, but it drastically depletes their iron stores, which can take months to fully replenish, raising concerns that donors are living “on the brink of anemia”, writes Brittany Trang for STAT. How donating blood can impact iron levels According to Trang, one question that “has plagued …

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Algerian pharmaceutical boom: A step towards health and food security

**In a few decades, Algeria has become one of the leading pharmaceutical producers in Africa. More than 2.5 billion euros worth of medicines were produced last year. Some 200 production units cover almost 70% of the country’s generic needs, and this self-sufficiency is good news for the country and the …

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Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune Laboratory Receives ‘Unprecedented’ Results in Recent Accreditation > United States Navy > News-Stories

“CAP accreditation is mandatory and non-negotiable,” said NMCCL director of clinical pathology, U.S. Navy Commander Reynaldo Gomez. “Receiving accreditation shows that you excel in laboratory medicine, using good practices and policies that are respected and anticipated in the industry.” The CAP program is widely recognized worldwide as the benchmark for …

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Collaborate with academia for drug discovery targeting immune-mediated diseases

By George Vratsanos, MD, and Luke Devey, MD, Ph.D., Janssen Immunology There are many critical decisions to be made in early-stage drug development, which must be informed by in-depth knowledge of disease biology. With the rapid advances in medical science, it is important to recognize that all of the expertise …

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Exercise hormone stops Parkinson’s disease symptoms in mouse study

Newswise – Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have shown that a hormone secreted into the blood during endurance, or aerobic, exercise lowers levels of a protein linked to Parkinson’s disease and stops movement problems in mice. Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disease that …

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Healing touch: innovation and investment take traditional medicine systems to the next level

There has been a resurgence of interest in traditional systems of medicine in India, both in terms of innovation and investment. At the inaugural session of the Ayush Global Investment and Innovation Summit held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat earlier this year, the Center announced several initiatives targeting this sector, including to …

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Dr. Connie Eaves receives Till & McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Connie Eaves, a professor in the Department of Medical Genetics at UBC School of Medicine, received the Till and McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her pivotal contributions to the field of stem cell research and his dedication to training the next generation of scientists. Dr. Connie Eaves …

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Launch of the next phase of the CAELUS project to develop the first network of medical delivery drones in the UK – sUAS News – The Business of Drones

AGS Airports is leading a consortium including NHS Scotland for an innovative project A consortium led by AGS Airports in partnership with NHS Scotland to provide what will be the first medical distribution network in the UK using drones has launched its next phase. CAELUS (Care & Equity – Healthcare …

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Sampling to increase, soon new FSDA labs in 12 divisions

LUCKNOW: Sampling and testing of food and drug products in the state would soon be increased. Construction of Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) laboratories was underway in 12 divisions at a cost of ₹934 crore, a state government press release said. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the FSDA …

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Regional Richmond-Petersburg coalition, including VCU, awarded $53 million in regional Build Back Better Challenge – VCU News

By VCU News Staff The United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration Friday announced that a coalition of public and private sector actors in the Richmond-Petersburg area, including Virginia Commonwealth University, will receive nearly $53 million as one of 21 winners of the national competition. Regional Build Back Better …

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UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Welcomes New Division Head of Pediatric Surgery

Ken Liechty, MDwas appointed head of the pediatric surgery division at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucsonit is Department of Surgeryas well as director of fetal medicine at Banner – Academic Medicine and Chief Surgeon of Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center. “I am thrilled to …

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Discovery of genetic root of son’s autism gives Calgary family hope for a cure

A Calgary family has discovered that a rare genetic mutation is causing their son’s severe autism, and now they’re hoping that discovery could lead to a cure. Mousumee Dutta and Ian Holloway have learned that a rare genetic mutation is to blame for their son’s condition. Ishaan Holloway, 17, has …

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NIH-funded pediatric COVID-19 testing study finds school-aged children can self-swab

Press release Friday, August 26, 2022 Nasal swab samples collected by children on par with swabs collected by health workers. A new study that could have immediate implications for COVID-19 testing in schools has found that with age-appropriate instructions, school-aged children can successfully use a nasal swab to obtain their …

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Scientists have discovered how to effectively extract silver

Chemists from the Urals Federal University (UrFU) have discovered the best sorbent (based on amino polymers) to extract silver from solutions. It makes it possible to selectively extract the precious metal, even if its concentration in the solutions is negligible. The new sorbent will not only simplify the extraction of …

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Faridabad: PM to open mega hospital with high-tech centralized automated lab

A new 2,600-bed private hospital equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including a fully automated centralized laboratory, patient-centric services and OPDs, and built on a sprawling 130-acre campus with sustainability in mind, is on about to be opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here next. The state-of-the-art Amrita …

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“Anarchic” vaccination or clinical trials?

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Vaccination against monkeypox can complement other public health measures aimed at containing the current outbreak in non-endemic countries. However, when it comes to the need to get vaccinated now, we need to “calm down”, according to officials and experts at a meeting hosted by Argentina’s health …

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Misdiagnosis is not an offense – prof UITH, Mokuolu

National Malaria Technical Director and Professor of Paediatrics at University of Ilorin and University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara State, Prof. Olugbenga Mokuolu talks to LARA ADEJORO about misdiagnoses and how to prevent them What is a misdiagnosis? A misdiagnosis, as the name suggests, is a diagnosis that has been …

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Danbury Health Center expands to serve more patients and train ‘next generation’ of providers

DANBURY — The Connecticut Institute for Communities has expanded its health center, with additional space for dentistry, pediatrics and other care. The new wing of the building at 120 Main Street is approximately 8,500 square feet and includes three new dental operating rooms, a new family practice room, eight additional …

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Researchers create the most realistic computer models of brain cells

Summary: The researchers claim to have created the most biorealistic and complex computer models of individual brain cells. Source: Cedars of Sinai Cedars-Sinai researchers have created the most biorealistic and complex computer models of individual brain cells, in unparalleled quantities. Their research, published today in the peer-reviewed journal Cell reportsdetails …

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A critic of the Congressional inquiry into gain-of-function research helped fund a gain-of-function study in Wuhan

Baylor College of Medicine National School of Tropical Medicine President Peter Hotez has funded research into a chimeric virus that has come under scrutiny by Congress. (Photo credit: United States Mission in Geneva) A prominent scientist who exposed a congressional probe into gain-of-function research helped fund gain-of-function work from the …

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Introducing the Lipidomics Minimum Reporting Checklist

Center for Human Nutrition and Department of Molecular Genetics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA Jeffrey G. McDonald Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, VILLUM Center for Bioanalytical Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark Christer S. Ejsing Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany …

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Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine and Homeopathy (PCIMH)

Create PDF In the news– Minister Ayush spoke about the Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine and Homeopathy in the Lok Sabha recently. About PCIMH- The Commission was originally established as the Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine (PCIM) on 18 August 2010 as an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH …

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NGF-Based MRD Assessment Demonstrates Potential to Predict MM Disease Progression

Previous studies have produced heterogeneous results on next-generation flow (NGF)-based minimal residual disease (MRD) detection, despite improvements in method reproducibility and sensitivity, prompting current authors to study its clinical utility. Results of a new study show that next-generation flow (NGF)-based assessment of minimal residual disease (MRD) status holds promise for …

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This discovery contributes to understanding that evolution is not strictly conducted from parent to offspring

A fruit fly genome is not just made up of fruit fly DNA – at least for a fruit fly species. New research from the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) shows that a species of fruit fly contains entire genomes of …

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National Medical Commission asks medical schools to install cameras on their premises : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Faridkot, July 31 The National Medical Commission (NMC) has requested all medical faculties and institutions to install cameras in their premises at certain specific locations. In a letter to all medical colleges, NMC Chairman Dr. Suresh Chandra Sharma suggested 12 locations in institutions for the …

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Insufficient sleep could have a lasting impact on neurocognitive development in tweens

According to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). These differences were correlated with greater mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety and impulsive behaviors, in those who were sleep deprived. Insufficient sleep was also linked to cognitive difficulties with memory, problem …

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A chance to reduce unnecessary blood tests

A pandemic-related shortage of a mundane item – tubes for collecting blood samples from patients – has caused headaches for health systems around the world. But it may also have a silver lining: a lesson in how to reduce unnecessary medical testing whether or not there is a shortage, according …

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Monkeypox: what you need to know about vaccines, tests and treatment

The monkeypox outbreak continues to spread across the world, leading the World Health Organization to declare it a public health emergency of international concern on Saturday. The designation means that a coordinated international response is needed to prevent the virus from spreading further and may spur member countries to invest …

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New AI software can create proteins that can be useful as vaccines, cancer treatments

Scientists have developed artificial intelligence software capable of creating proteins that can be useful as vaccines, cancer treatments, or even as tools to remove carbon pollution from the air. This research, reported today in the journal Science, was conducted by the University of Washington School of Medicine and Harvard University. …

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Province Funds Training Places for Lab Assistants, Social Workers and Pharmacy Technicians

British Columbia is adding 322 training seats at post-secondary institutions across the province for clinical pharmacists, laboratory technologists, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals. British Columbia is adding 322 training seats at post-secondary institutions across the province for clinical pharmacists, laboratory technologists, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals. This includes 15 new …

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Zhibing Zhang Lab wins $2.4 million from National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to fight male infertility

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Wayne State University School of Medicine faculty member Zhibing Zhang, MD, Ph.D., a new grant of $2,401,671 over five years to study defects in small organelles called eyelashes which can lead to infertility and other disorders. Dr. Zhang, associate professor of physiology and …

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Khalied Kaskar PhD joins Ovation Fertility as a lab

Nashville, July 12 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Khalied Kaskar, PhD, HCLD has joined Ovation® Fertility as Laboratory Manager for IVF labs in Austin and San Antonio as well as Andrology labs in New Braunfels, Round Rock and South Austin . This lab director’s extensive experience in assisted reproductive technology …

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Eye stimulation promises ‘remarkable’ treatment for depression and dementia

According to new research, electrical stimulation of the surface of the eye can alleviate depression-like symptoms and improve cognitive function in animal models. Researchers discover noninvasive eye stimulation for depression and dementia. Scientists have found that electrical stimulation of the surface of the eye can alleviate depression-like symptoms and improve …

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Coaching medical students to become physician-researchers

Dale Netski has taught at the College of Southern Nevada, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and now at UNLV’s Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine, earning the respect of a large and diverse group of students who have thrived in their education. and professional disciplines. So what does this Las Vegas …

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CRISPR ‘soft’ may offer new fix for genetic defects

Restorative gene editing using sequences from the homologous chromosome: The standard CRISPR enzyme Cas9 offers the ability to perform repairs, but also potentially leads to unintended mutations (mutagenic events) at the targeted site and possibly elsewhere in the genome (at left). In contrast, the enzyme nickase results in more efficient …

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Meeting of the Minds: Visiting International Neurotrauma Award Empowers Women ECR

You are the: July 06, 2022 The CCS Department of Neuroscience welcomes international visitor Tabitha Green for translational research in neurotrauma. Ms. Tabitha Green of the University of Colorado at Boulder received the competitive WiNTR-VISA (Women in Neurotrauma Research – Visiting International …

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Monkeypox virus testing for 20 African Union Member States

by Emanuela Barbiroglio Alternately admired and vilified, bats are one of the most mysterious living mammals. Their nocturnal habits and unique adaptations mean that bat biology still holds many secrets. Bats may hold the key to understanding diabetes. When the pandemic began in 2020 and speculation began that a notorious …

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Chronic disease growth will drive the global lab-on-a-chip market size to USD 14,772 million by 2030 at a CAGR of 11.5%

Acumen Research and Consulting Acumen Research and Consulting recently published a report titled “Lab-on-a-Chip Market Size, Share, Analysis Report and Regional Forecast, 2022-2030” SEOUL, South Korea, June 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global Lab-on-a-chip market The size is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.5% over the forecast …

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Dorothy Louise (Jayes) Stewart Obituary

Dorothy Louise (Jayes) Stewart of Dennis Port died on June 22, 2022, after a valiant battle with primary peritoneal cancer. Born May 21, 1945 in Northampton, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Frederick John Jayes and the late Grace Esther Ewing Jayes. She attended schools in Easthampton, Massachusetts, …

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MediciNova Announces Research Collaboration on MN-001 (tipelukast) with Juntendo University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan

MediciNova, Inc. LA JOLLA, Calif., June 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market (Nasdaq: MNOV) and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (code number: 4875), today announced the initiation of a comprehensive research collaboration with Juntendo University, School of …

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Oxford BioDynamics Checkpoint Inhibitor Response Test (EpiSwitch® CiRT) Now Available in the UK

Oxford BioDynamics Plc (AIM: OBD, the Company), a biotechnology company developing precision medicine tests for immune health based on the EpiSwitch® 3D genomics platform, announced that its flagship clinical blood test for Checkpoint Inhibitor Response (CiRT) is now available to private physicians considering ICI therapy for their patients in the …

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Davao City invests in health

Covid-19 Cluster Clinic (Photo by Davao City Information Office) Inauguration of the Mental Wellness Center for the Homeless (Photo by CIO) Los Amigos Molecular Laboratory (photo by IOC) Marilog District Hospital (Photo by CIO) In an effort to strengthen Davao City’s health care sector for its constituents, the city government, …

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AACC Elects New Officers for Terms Beginning in August 2022

The AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that Octavia Peck Palmer, PhD, FAACC, has been elected to the AACC Board of Directors. as President-Elect from August 2022. Thereafter, she will serve successive terms as President …

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Alice H. Lichtenstein, Distinguished Nutritional Scientist, presents the 2022 ARS Atwater Memorial Lecture: USDA ARS

Alice H. Lichtenstein, Distinguished Nutritional Scientist, presents the 2022 ARS Atwater Memorial Lecture Contact person: Kim KaplanEmail: Kim Kaplan WASHINGTON, June 15, 2022 — “Information/Misinformation on nutrition: who is right? Who decides?” is the title of Alice H. Lichtenstein’s 2022 Agricultural Research Service WO Atwater Memorial Lecture, presented virtually today …

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3 physician-researchers named Dean’s Scholars – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the news center The program helps physicians pursue basic scientific research University of Washington The Division of Physicians-Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has named its third class of physicians for the Dean’s Scholars Program. Winners will receive up to two years of financial support …

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Scopio Labs Obtains FDA Clearance for Blood Smear Device

Israel Society for Digital Microscopy Scopio Laboratoriesannounced this week that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US FDA for its X100HT device with Full-Field Peripheral Blood Smear (PBS) application to improve the accuracy and speed of hematology testing. As hematological disorders As blood-related cancers, anemia, infections and allergies continue …

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U.S. Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Lab Testing Market

Dublin, June 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “US Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Lab Testing Market” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Direct-to-consumer lab testing is also known as patient-ordered lab testing. A variety of tests are now available for direct-to-consumer testing. The growing market for direct-to-consumer laboratory tests can …

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UC Davis Health opens new center focused on musculoskeletal research

(SACRAMENTO) UC Davis Health officially opened its new Lawrence J. Ellison Oak Park Musculoskeletal Research Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 6. The new facility offers laboratories where faculty, residents, fellows, medical students, graduate and undergraduate students, and visiting researchers can conduct extensive interdisciplinary research in musculoskeletal tissue and …

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New injectable therapy helps repair spinal cord injuries with dancing molecules

A new injectable therapy for spinal cord injury uses specially designed molecules that trigger a healing response in spinal cells. The research team used X-ray characterization at the Advanced Photon Source (APS). This allowed the researchers to determine the structure of these molecules when they come together to form tiny …

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A highly regenerative salamander could lead to new regenerative medicine therapies

With its amazing ability to regenerate tissues and organs, its ability to reproduce in a laboratory environment, and the ease with which its genes can be manipulated, the Mexican salamander, or axolotl, holds tremendous promise as a model for the study of regenerative medicine. But unlike research on traditional models …

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Optimi Health signs psilocybin supply agreement with

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Optimi Health Corp. (CSE: OPTI) (OTCQX: OPTHF) (FRA: 8BN) (“Optimi” or the “Company”), a Canadian-based company producing natural, scalable and accessible mushroom formulations for transformational human experiences, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a supply agreement with Halucenex …

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Why scientists are looking for clues to coronavirus variants in wastewater | Side effects

Ramifications of the omicron coronavirus variant pushed a peak in cases in the United States Some scientists believe that clues to how these subvariants emerge can be found in wastewater, and their research could help prevent the next dangerous strain of the virus. Mark Johnson, a professor of molecular microbiology …

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The CS Mott Center for Human Growth and Development will hold an open house on June 9 – News from the School of Medicine

The CS Mott Center for Human Growth and Development at Wayne State University School of Medicine will host an open house on June 9, kicking off a year-long celebration of 50 years of research and training in approaches personalized medical treatment and care that improves the health of women, men …

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CORRECT and REPLACE ASC Therapeutics, UMass Chan Medical School, and the Clinic for Special Children Announce Podium Presentation on Safety and Efficacy of Murine and Bovine Models for Novel Gene Therapy in Maple Syrup Urinary Disease

MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please replace the version dated May 16, 2022 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The updated version reads as follows: ASC THERAPEUTICS, UMASS CHAN MEDICAL SCHOOL AND SPECIAL CHILDREN’S CLINIC ANNOUNCE PODIUM PRESENTATION ON SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF MURINE AND BOVINE MODELS FOR NEW GENE …

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Partnerships Fuel COVID Testing Lab Success

In March 2020, Dr. Beth Plocharczyk was desperate. She was scrambling to find COVID-19 testing materials so Cayuga Health System (CHS) may begin collecting and testing samples in Tompkins County as the pandemic begins to rage. CHS particularly needed the clear liquid that preserves nasal swabs before they are sent …

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Novartis PH launches PIK3CA testing program for breast cancer

Stakeholders declared their commitment to promote awareness of the importance of the PIK3CA test and to facilitate the test for patients with advanced breast cancer. Photos (left to right): Ms. Christine Fajardo, Head of Patient Engagement, Novartis Healthcare Philippines; Dr. Jerome Gonzaga, Medical Advisor for Solid Tumors of Novartis Healthcare …

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Wisconsin fox kits test positive for highly pathogenic avian flu

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources confirmed in a press release on May 13 that several fox kits have been infected with the H5N1 strain currently in circulation highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). It is likely that the foxes contracted the virus after eating or coming into contact with infected …

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MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit launch new state-of-the-art clinical research facility

The MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit has unveiled a new state-of-the-art clinical research facility in Entebbe to further enhance its contributions to science, policy and practice in Uganda. The facility’s commissioning ceremony was presided over by the Hon. Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health, in the presence of …

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Study co-authored by UMass Chan researchers finds big differences in SARS-CoV-2 infectivity

A wide variation in the amount or infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 among people in the early stages of COVID-19 may be an explanation for the phenomenon of “super spreaders”, according to a study by researchers at the UMass Chan and collaborators from several institutions which was recently published in Natural microbiology …

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Citations for the four 2022 honorary degree recipients

One of the highlights of the opening ceremony is the presentation of honorary degrees to individuals for their outstanding achievements and service to the world. This year, President Vincent Price conferred degrees on a medical missionary, a scientist turned entrepreneur, a former NASA engineer who led the Girl Scouts and …

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CHOP researchers develop a new computational tool to interpret the clinical significance of cancer mutations

PR Newswire PHILADELPHIA, May 6, 2022 –The software, called CancerVar, standardizes procedures to help researchers assess the clinical impacts of more than 13 million somatic cancer mutations — PHILADELPHIA CREAM, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of philadelphia cream (CHOP) have developed a new tool to …

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Researchers create models to study brain metastases that recapitulate disease

The spread of different types of cancer cells to the brain, forming brain metastases, is the leading cause of cancer-associated morbidity and mortality. Now a new study led by Cláudia C. Faria, principal investigator in the group of João Taborda Barata at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes …

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California Court of Appeals Confirms McDonnell-Douglas Charge Shift Applies to Section 1278.5 Whistleblower Retaliation Claims | Arent Fox Schiff

In Scheer v. Regents of the University of California, the Second District Court of Appeals has ruled that the McDonnell-Douglas load-shifting framework applies to claims made under Section 1278.5 of the Health and Safety Code. For claims alleging violations of Labor Code Section 1102.5 and the California Whistleblower Protection Act, …

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KCU Joplin College of Dental Medicine Receives $3 Million from Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance

April 28, 2022 7:55 p.m. Post : April 28, 2022 7:55 p.m. Update: April 28, 2022 8:13 p.m. JOPLIN, Mo.–Joplin is once again about to open its first dental school. Once the KCU Joplin College of Dentistry is completed, it will make Joplin one of the smallest communities with both …

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Infectious Disease Pandemic – A Growing Threat to Humanity

History has revealed that nothing has killed more human beings than infectious diseases and Covid-19 shows the vulnerability of the human population. Covid-19 has reminded us that infectious diseases have not disappeared and new ones keep being added to the list year after year. A session on “Infectious Disease Pandemic …

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What is a pathologist and how does a person become one?

Pathology refers to the study and understanding of diseases and their impact on the body. A person working in this field is a medical professional, known as a pathologist, who diagnoses, treats and prevents a range of diseases. The term pathology comes from ancient Greek and translates to the study …

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Nektar and collaborators present preclinical data on NKTR-255, a novel IL-15 receptor agonist, in combination with CAR cell therapies at the 2022 Tandem Meetings

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) announced that collaborators at the Cairo laboratory in New York Medical College today presented data from several preclinical studies demonstrating the potential of NKTR-255 to enhance the anti-tumor activities of different CAR-T therapies in a variety of preclinical cancer …

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Researchers identify areas of the brain that control the ability to perform complex, sequential movements

In a new series of experiments with mice trained to perform a sequence of movements and “change course” on the spur of the moment, Johns Hopkins scientists report that they have identified areas of the animals’ brains that interact to control the ability to perform complex actions, sequential movements, as …

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