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New way to educate a medical student

We all know the traditional way to become a doctor: complete pre-medical courses, attend medical school for four years, do a year of internship, three to four years of residency, and undergo specialized training. This represents approximately 12 years of travelling, studying, taking exams and training. Such a huge expense! …

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Institute of Infectious Diseases of the Institute of Human Virology

BALTIMORE, March 3, 2022—The University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute of Human Virologya Global Virus Network (GVN) Center of excellence, physician researchers played a collaborative role in the successful transplant last month of a genetically modified pig heart into a patient with end-stage heart disease by creating strategies for …

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John Trojanowski, pathology and laboratory medicine

John Trojanowski, pathology and laboratory medicine John Q. Trojanowski, William Maul Measey-Truman G. Schnabel, Jr. Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, died Feb. 8. He was 75 years old. Dr. Trojanowski was born in Bridgeport, CT, …

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Yale Cancer Center Annual Conclave Awards Presentation

The Yale Cancer Center held its annual Conclave Awards ceremony virtually on February 15 to celebrate scientific and caring achievements in 2021. Eric P. Winer, MD, director of Yale Cancer Center and chief medical officer of Smilow Cancer Hospital said hosted the event. Clinical and research awards included the Yale …

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Scientists discover how a rare genetic disease disrupts key neural interactions in the developing brain

Every time you chew, talk, yawn, or feel the zap of a toothache, cranial nerve cells send electrochemical signals to your brain. Some of these neurons detect pain, while others detect facial muscle movements or skin sensations. Now, in a new study published in Disease Models & Mechanisms, scientists at …

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New scholarship aims to prepare future flight surgeons to face medical challenges in space

A recently launched UCLA space medicine fellowship, the first of its kind in the United States, aims to develop the next generation of flight surgeons who will support the health, safety and well-being of human spaceflight and planetary expeditions . The two-year program will include rotations at SpaceX and a …

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A smartphone app can vibrate a single drop of blood to determine its coagulation

Blood clots form naturally to stop bleeding when a person is injured. But blood clots in patients with medical conditions, such as mechanical heart valves or other heart problems, can lead to stroke or heart attack. That’s why millions of Americans take blood thinners, like warfarin, which make it harder …

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WSU Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases New Laboratory Receives CLIA Certification

The new Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases laboratory at Wayne State University School of Medicine has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments certification. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulates all laboratory testing (except research) performed on humans in the United States through the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments. The …

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Does Omicron cause less lung damage?

Share on PinterestDoes Omicron cause less lung damage than Delta? David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Animal studies and experiments involving lab-grown cells suggest that the Omicron variant may have a reduced ability to infect the lungs, compared to the Delta variant. This could explain why the Omicron variant appears …

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Felix Cheung – who studies wellness – among 33 new or renewed Canada Research Chairs at the University of Toronto

Does economic growth contribute to happiness? With its research project on the well-being of the population, the University of Toronto Felix Cheung hope to find out. An assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Cheung calls the question of economic happiness one of …

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Exagen Inc. and Queen Mary University of London Announce Exclusive License and Collaboration to Develop New Patented Molecular Signatures for Biologic Therapeutic Breeding in Rheumatoid Arthritis

SAN DIEGO, January 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Exagen Inc. (Nasdaq: XGN), a leading provider of autoimmune testing solutions, and Queen Mary University in London, today announced the signature of a research collaboration and an exclusive license agreement. The collaboration will focus on the development and optimization of patent-pending precision …

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Mustang Bio announces targeted CAR T data for the MB-106 CD20

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 7, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Mustang Bio, Inc. (“Mustang”) (NASDAQ: MBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on translating today’s medical breakthroughs into therapies cells and genes in potential cures for hematologic cancers, solid tumors and rare genetic diseases, today announced that interim phase 1/2 data on MB-106, …

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Why some cases lead to rapid decline and death

An international team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has made a significant breakthrough in understanding why Alzheimer’s disease progresses so rapidly in some people that they die within three years. Researchers found link between misshapen and rapidly replicating strains of tau protein and accelerated cognitive decline …

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Stop dementia in the nose – nasal spray to treat, prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Via repositioning the drug, Osaka City University creates a combination of rifampin and resveratrol and has shown in mouse models that nasal administration improves cognitive function without the negative liver side effects of rifampin only. Via repositioning the drug, Osaka City University creates a combination of rifampin and resveratrol and …

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Avoiding Resistance Triggers: New Antimicrobial Strategies

Antibiotics and antifungals have dramatically reduced deaths from microbial infections since World War I, but their value is increasingly being eroded by increasing drug resistance. However, new strategies are being developed that aim to target infection, while avoiding the pathways that typically trigger antimicrobial drug resistance. One of these strategies …

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In Long COVID, CPET finds anomalies other tests don’t

Editor’s Note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and advice in the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center. People who continue to experience shortness of breath after acute COVID-19 despite chest imaging and normal lung function tests appear to have respiratory and circulatory abnormalities detectable with cardiopulmonary stress tests (CPET), according to a …

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Department of Pathology announces 2021 faculty promotions

Chen Liu, MD, PhD, chairman of the Yale Department of Pathology, recently announced the 2021 faculty promotions. “The Yale School of Medicine promotion process assesses the contributions of each faculty member to our clinical missions, educational and research. I am proud to support the advancement of our faculty and look …

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Researchers Identify Behavioral Adaptations That May Help Antarctic Fish Adapt to Warming Southern Ocean | VTx

“Remarkably, our team found that Antarctic fish compensate for increasing metabolic demands by improving respiration through species-specific locomotor and respiratory responses, demonstrating resilience to environmental change and possibly global warming,” said said Friedlander, who is also director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. director. “Ambient warming presents a multi-faceted challenge …

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A look at the four people giving their names to campus buildings

Prospective undergraduates at Hopkins will know Undergraduate Teaching Labs (UTL) and Charles Commons by other names. In an effort to recognize and uplift those historically marginalized and under-represented in the institution’s history, Hopkins will rename these campus buildings and the Hopkins Outpatient Center in their honor. This effort was made …

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Using technology to educate, innovate and captivate

Technology is changing many aspects of life and work, as well as the way Yale School of Medicine (YSM) students learn. “For alumni and college students, you know the Yale system is at the heart of medical education at Yale. But today we have creative and innovative technologies that enable …

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Johns Hopkins scientists create stunning 3D map of blood vessels and stem cells in mouse skulls

November 18, 2021 Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine used glowing chemicals and other techniques to create a 3D map of the blood vessels and self-renewing “stem” cells that line and penetrate a mouse’s skull. The map provides precise locations of blood vessels and stem cells that scientists could eventually use …

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West Virginia University and Marshall University to Identify COVID Variants in State | News, Sports, Jobs

MORGANTOWN – Infectious disease experts from the University of West Virginia and Marshall University will join to identify and track variants of SARS-CoV-2 circulating in West Virginia in hopes of preparing and preventing future epidemics. National Institutes of Health grant of $ 678,030 will help researchers perform genome sequence analyzes …

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Cyclo Therapeutics Appoints Cynthia A. Lemere, PhD, Preeminent Neuroscientist and World Renowned Researcher, as Senior Advisor for Advancement of Alzheimer’s Disease Asset

GAINESVILLE, Florida – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Cyclo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYTH) (“Cyclo Therapeutics” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to the development of life-changing drugs through science and innovation for patients and families living with diseases, today announced the appointment of Cynthia A. Lemere, PhD as Senior Advisor for …

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Insitu Biologics INSB200 ™ Poster Voted “Best Meeting” at American Society of Regional Anesthesia Pain Meeting | Business

WOODBURY, Minnesota – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 28, 2021– The American Society of Regional Anesthesia has selected the INSB200 â„¢ poster from InSitu Biologics as its The best of the meeting presentation in Emerging Technologies for their 20 th Annual Pain Meeting in November 2021. The “Best of Meeting” award …

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What is possible with the blood test?

October 25, 2021 – Once valued at over $ 9 billion, it looked like Theranos would change the world of routine blood testing. Their claim was revolutionary: using blood from a finger prick, they could perform over 200 different tests. By going to a local pharmacy, someone could get tested …

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XORTX announces results of COVID-19 from Mount Sinai

CALGARY, Alberta, October 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – XORTX Therapeutics Inc. (“XORTX“or the”Society“) (CSE: XRX | NASDAQ: XRTX), a therapeutic pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative therapies to treat progressive renal failure, is pleased to announce and share the results of a summary of the American Society of Nephrology Kidney …

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Awards and distinctions: September 2021

Yong Chen, PhD Yong Chen, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics, won a Titan Prize 2021 for methodological research of the Observational Health Data Sciences & Informatics program, based at Columbia University. The Methodological Research Award recognizes extraordinary contributions to the development or evaluation of analytical methods for clinical characterization, population-level …

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Vivos Therapeutics announces the formation of a new

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colorado, September 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Vivos Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company” or “Vivos”) (NASDAQ: VVOS), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative treatments for patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring , today announced the official formation of …

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West Texans appointed to Texas Medical Board

AUSTIN, Texas (KOSA) – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed two West Texans to the Texas Medical Board. The nominations were announced on Monday. One named is LuAnn Morgan of Midland. Morgan has worked with TXU Electric, taught at UTPB and served three terms on Midland City Council. She has also …

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A biomarker of COVID-19 in children

A rare but serious inflammatory disease that affects children who contract COVID-19 produces a distinct model of biomarkers that can help doctors predict the severity of the disease and also help researchers develop new treatments, according to a study conducted by Cedars -Sinai. The study focused on multisystem inflammatory syndrome …

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Akoya Announces Publication of MITER Study, the First Multi-Institutional Analytical Demonstration of a Space Biology Workflow, in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Akoya Biosciences Inc, (Nasdaq: AKYA) The Spatial Biology Company®, today announced that the Phenoptics â„¢ mIF solution has been used in a multi-site study to demonstrate and validate an automated end-to-end workflow that characterizes PD-1 / PD-L1 immune checkpoint signaling in tumor …

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Swedish researchers develop urine test capable of identifying types of asthma and their severity, which could lead to improved precision medicine diagnoses

The study “shows that measurement with a urine test offers improved accuracy compared to other measurement methods, for example certain types of blood tests,” said a press release from KI. Researchers from Karolinska Institute (KI) in Sweden have developed a non-invasive urine test that can identify which type of asthma …

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McMaster researchers identify how VITT occurs

PICTURE: From left to right: Ishac Nazy, Angela Huynh, John Kelton, Donald Arnold, Mercy Daka view After Credit: James Smith / McMaster University Hamilton, ON (July 7, 2021) – A team of researchers from McMaster University recently discovered how, exactly, COVID-19 vaccines that use adenoviral vectors trigger a rare but …

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UC San Diego launches Center for Perinatal Discovery

A newly opened center at UC San Diego School of Medicine brings together physicians, researchers and patients in a one-of-a-kind effort to study pregnancy, including its complications and long-term effects, with the goal of improve the health of mothers and their children through collaborative science. The Center for Perinatal Discovery, …

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Gossamer Bio Announces Promotion of Richard Aranda, MD, to Medical Director

SAN DIEGO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Gossamer Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOSS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, acquisition, development and commercialization of therapeutics in the pathological areas of immunology, inflammation and oncology, announced Today that, Richard Aranda, MD, previously Senior Vice President and Head of Clinical Development Services, will …

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ASCO announces the winners

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New Drug Developed To Prevent Infection With Coronavirus And Associated Variants Has Been Effective In Mice | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

Representative image (IANS) US researchers have developed a new drug that could not only prevent SARS-CoV-2 and its variants, but also treat other respiratory coronaviruses in mice. A team led by the University of Pennsylvania developed the drug diABZI, which activated the body’s innate immune response and effectively prevented severe …

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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has been shown to be effective for adolescents; those recovering from mild illness get antibody protection: May 26, 2021 coronavirus update

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is effective in young adolescents, and mild cases of COVID-19 give those recovering from the disease long-lasting antibody protection. Cleveland.com brings together some of the most notable coronavirus news that is making headlines online. Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday, May 26th. …

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“ Smart Toilet ” scans stool for blood, consistency

May 25, 2021 – Developing ‘smart toilet’ uses artificial intelligence to analyze stool for consistency and presence of blood – and early evidence suggests more accurate than patient self-report . Remote, automated, real-time analysis and reporting increases the likelihood that doctors will detect gastrointestinal problems sooner, investigators say. In a …

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“ Smart toilet ” with AI Scans stool for blood, consistency

Developing ‘smart toilet’ uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze stool for consistency and the presence of blood – and early evidence suggests it’s more accurate than patient self-report , a study reveals. Remote, automated, real-time analysis and reporting increases the likelihood that doctors will detect gastrointestinal (GI) problems sooner, investigators …

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Ferring and Rebiotix Present Flagship Phase 3 Data Demonstrating Superior Efficacy of Investigational RBX2660 Compared to Placebo in Reducing Recurrence of C. difficile Infection

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland & ROSEVILLE, Minnesota – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Rebiotix, a Ferring Company, today presented the results of the pivotal phase 3 PUNCH â„¢ CD3 clinical trial, demonstrating superior efficacy and consistent safety of single-dose RBX2660 in reducing recurrence of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) compared to placebo. …

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Diploma program for laboratory professionals

Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine has launched a five-year master’s program for medical students majoring in laboratory medicine. Students must complete a four-year course in Shanghai and a fifth year in France. The program involves training laboratory medicine professionals to meet a growing demand for clinical and scientific …

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AMP and APC urge Congress to pass VITAL law

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) and the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) congratulate U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) for introducing legislation that would allow molecular pathology professionals to continue to advance and improve offer high-quality laboratory-developed (LDP) test procedures for patient care. The Innovative Tests Verified in US Laboratories …

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University of Miami researchers report COVID-19 found in penile tissue could contribute to erectile dysfunction

PICTURE: Characteristics of penile tissue ultrastructure of living COVID-19 seroconverted patients. (A) Coronavirus-like viral particles (arrows) visualized via TEM in perivascular erectile tissue of a living patient who had … sight After Credit: Dr Ranjith Ramasamy / University of Miami Health System Researchers at the Miller School of Medicine at …

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