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The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Announces the Recipients of the 2014-2015 Post-Residency Clinical Fellowship Grant Program

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The NREF has reached agreements with DePuy Synthes Spine and Medtronic who will provide funding in support of the foundation’s post-residency, clinical fellowship grant program, and the programs that have been awarded fellowship grants for the 2014-2015 academic year are announced.

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It Takes Two to Court

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Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, have identified the functions of two classes of pheromone receptors, and found pheromones crucial to triggering the mating process in mice.

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Brain Tumor Causes and Risk Factors Elude Scientists

Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists are still searching for answers.

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New System to Detect Mercury in Water Systems

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers.

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New Hope for Powdery Mildew Resistant Barley

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New research at the University of Adelaide has opened the way for the development of new lines of barley with resistance to powdery mildew.

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UIC Library Opens Archives of Chicago's Historic Commodity Exchanges

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The records of the Chicago Board of Trade and the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange are available for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Report: Vulnerable Populations Disproportionately Affected by Food Security, Despite Public Programs

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Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.

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Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) Long-Term Phase 3 Study Results Published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the publication of results from the long-term, randomized, active control Phase 3 study of Zerenex (ferric citrate), the Company's investigational oral ferric iron-based phosphate binder, for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis. The PERFECTED study (PhosphatE binding and iRon delivery with FErric CiTrate in EsrD) was published online today in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

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Ferric Citrate May Reduce Dialysis Patients’ Need for Multiple Medications

• Ferric citrate effectively reduced blood phosphorus levels while increasing iron stores and decreasing the need for intravenous iron and anemia medications in dialysis patients. • The medication may help reduce complications and costs associated with kidney disease care.

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Genetic Test Helps Predict Which Children with Kidney Disease Will Respond to Standard Therapy

• Among children with sporadic nephrotic syndrome, genetic mutations in the kidney’s filtration barrier were frequently linked with a lack of response to immunosuppressive treatments. • The genetic test was even more predictive than a kidney biopsy for identifying children who would not benefit from immunosuppressive therapies.

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