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Aerospace and Defense OEMs Join with SME to Create AeroDef Manufacturing, New Expo, Educational Conference

October 28, 2010 10:34 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., October 27, 2010 — The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) today announced the appointment of seven executive committee members for the AeroDef Manufacturing Exposition and Conference, to be held Tuesday–Thursday, April 5-7, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention...

North Shore biotech incubator launches

October 28, 2010 10:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

The long-planned Biotech InnoVenture Center is launching in Beverly with a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and matching funds from private sources.

Small-molecule Inhibitors Effectively Targeted Active Colon Cancer Enzyme

October 28, 2010 9:34 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers have identified two small-molecule inhibitors that effectively targeted the focal adhesion kinase (FAK), an enzyme present in certain cancers that helps tumors thrive and survive.

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Telomere Length Affects Colorectal Cancer Risk

October 28, 2010 9:34 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — For the first time, researchers have found a link between long telomeres and an increased risk for colorectal cancer, according to research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research special conference on Colorectal Cancer: Biology to Therapy, held here Oct....

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Researchers Build Colony of Colon Cancer Stem Cells to Test New Approach to Therapy

October 28, 2010 9:33 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — University of Pittsburgh researchers have devised a three-dimensional system in laboratory culture that mimics the growth patterns of colon cancer stem cells in patients. Their findings were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research special conference on...

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Is our too clean culture making our kids sick?

October 28, 2010 8:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Genome BC) Rising levels of allergic asthma and eczema in North American children have Canadian scientists wondering if there is such a thing as being "too clean."

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National Council launches pilot program to improve how people with schizophrenia function

October 28, 2010 8:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Chandler Chicco Agency) The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare today announced a new eight-month pilot program designed to advance standards of care for people living with schizophrenia. This initiative at 10 community behavioral health organizations nationwide...

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NIH Renews Georgia Tech-led Nanomedicine Center for $16.1 Million

October 28, 2010 8:33 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | Comments

The Nanomedicine Center for Nucleoprotein Machines has received $16.1 million as part of its renewal by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The center will pursue development of a clinically viable gene correction technology for single-gene disorders.

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Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results on November 3, 2010

October 28, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 28 /- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (Nasdaq: VNDA ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for central nervous system disorders, today announced it will release results for the third quarter of 2010, on...

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Aethlon Medical Names Rod Kenley President

October 28, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that it has named Rod Kenley to be President of Aethlon Medical.  Aethlon Chairman and CEO, Jim...

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UM School of Medicine receives $45 million private donation for celiac research

October 28, 2010 8:32 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Maryland Medical Center) With a new $45 million private gift from the family of a grateful patient, the University of Maryland School of Medicine is planning to establish the nation's only major research enterprise devoted to the study of autoimmune and inflammatory...

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Amira Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase I Clinical Trial for AM152, A Novel LPA1 Antagonist

October 28, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /- Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study with AM152, a novel LPA1 antagonist, in normal, healthy subjects. "We are excited to begin our journey exploring the therapeutic value of AM152, a potentially novel...

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FDA clears ArthroCare suture implant system

October 28, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical products maker ArthroCare Corp. said Thursday it received Food and Drug Administration clearance for its Spartan Peek Suture Implant system.The Austin, Texas, company said the system is indicated for use in fixing soft tissue to bone, and it will be used to reattach rotator cuff...

Gaming market reveals changes in MEMS gyroscope competitive landscape

October 28, 2010 7:35 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

As the use of motion sensors in various consumer electronic devices is expanding quickly, the industry competitive landscape is significantly changing. In particular concerning MEMS gyroscopes.

InVivo repays MLSC loan

October 28, 2010 7:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

InVivo Therapeutics Corp., which brought in a $10.5 million investment as part of a reverse merger on Wednesday, has repaid a $567,930 loan from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

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