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Focused Ultrasound Foundation and Cancer Research Institute Partner to Advance Cancer Immunotherapy

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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation (FUSF) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) are establishing a partnership with the goal of advancing the development of new focused ultrasound (FUS) and cancer immunotherapy treatments. Both organizations recognize the intersection of the latest developments in FUS therapy and cancer immunotherapy offers a highly promising opportunity for combination approaches to treat a variety of cancers.

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Video Games Offer Active Military and Veterans Coping Mechanism for Stress

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While most research on the topic focuses on gaming’s role in clinical settings, West Virginia University research seeks to understand how everyday gameplay can provide military and veterans self-directed coping strategies to manage their physical and psychological stressors.

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PPPL-Led Team Wins Major Award of Time on DOE Supercomputers for Fusion Studies in 2017

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Article describes ALCC allotment of 269.9 million supercomputer hours to study the complex edge region of fusion plasmas.

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What Goes On in Class WhatsApp Groups

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Class WhatsApp groups provide young people with space where they feel able to develop closer and more open relationships that allow them to express themselves in ways they couldn’t in the non-virtual domain. This is the finding of a new study at the University.

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Angelman Biomarkers and Outcome Measures Alliance and Roche Begin Patient-Centered Qualitative Research to Inform Potential Outcome Measures for Angelman Syndrome Clinical Trials

A collaborative group of parent-driven organizations seeking a cure for Angelman syndrome has teamed up with F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, (Roche), one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies, in the first phase of a study that will support the design of human clinical trials and treatment development for the disorder.

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Texas Medicaid Family Planning Proposal Threatens Women’s Access to Preventive Care

A Texas 1115 Medicaid family planning demonstration proposal that would tie coverage to an exclusion of Planned Parenthood would severely constrain access for covered women, thereby defeating, rather than advancing, Medicaid’s core objectives.

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Battling Infectious Diseases with 3-D Protein Structures

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An international team of scientists including the Computation Institute has determined the 3-D atomic structures of more than 1,000 proteins that are potential targets for drugs and vaccines to combat some of the world’s most dangerous emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.

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FAU Launches Unique Dementia Prevention Program and Center

Is it possible to prevent dementia from happening in the first place? That’s what a leading FAU neuroscientist plans to prove using an innovative approach that defies the idea that “one-size-fits-all” when it comes to battling Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson’s disease and other related disorders. Using a personalized approach and precision medicine to reduce risk, this center is one of only a handful of centers in the world that focuses on dementia prevention.

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Accentuate the Positive to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

People who experience not just positive emotions but a diversity of positive emotions appear to have lower levels of systemic inflammation, which may reduce their risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.







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