Article ID: 721302
Mayo Clinic studies patient privacy in MRI researchMayo Clinic
Though identifying data typically are removed from medical image files before they are shared for research, a Mayo Clinic study finds that this may not be enough to protect patient privacy.
Released:23-Oct-2019 5:00 PM EDT
Article ID: 721294
Dynamic haptic robotic training to decrease catheter procedure complicationsPenn State College of Engineering
A Penn State-led, multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional research team aims to develop an innovative robotic training system to reduce the number of complications associated with CVC placement.
Released:23-Oct-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 721172
Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Infectious Diseases Researcher Awarded NIH Contract to Accelerate TB Vaccine DevelopmentCase Western Reserve University
CWRU's W. Henry Boom, MD, and a team of collaborators nationally received the first installment of a seven-year contract, totaling $30 million in its first year from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the NIH, to establish three immunology research centers to accelerate TB vaccine development.
Released:23-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Article ID: 721080
Sanford Burnham Prebys awarded $3.58 million NIH grant to advance potential treatment for opioid-use disordersSanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded a $3.58 million grant to Sanford Burnham Prebys scientist Anthony Pinkerton, Ph.D., to advance a potential treatment for opioid-use disorders, called SBI-553.
Released:21-Oct-2019 1:35 PM EDT
Article ID: 721146
Mount Sinai Researchers Awarded $3.2 Million NIH Grant to Advance Understanding of Down SyndromeMount Sinai Health System
INCLUDE project aims to address conditions and apply knowledge to larger population
Released:22-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Article ID: 721147
Single Mutation Dramatically Changes Structure and Function of Bacteria’s Transporter ProteinsNew York University
Swapping a single amino acid in a simple bacterial protein changes its structure and function, revealing the effects of complex gene evolution, finds a new study published in the journal eLife. The study—conducted using E. coli bacteria—can help researchers to better understand the evolution of transporter proteins and their role in drug resistance.
Released:22-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Article ID: 720915
Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer Influenced by Dual Action of Genes and RNAGeorgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Women with an aggressive, less-common type of breast cancer, known as triple-negative, versus a more common form of the disease, could be differentiated from each other by a panel of 17 small RNA molecules that are directly influenced by genetic alterations typically found in cancer cells.
Released:18-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT
Article ID: 721128
Did Archaic Genetic Variants Help Melanesians Adapt?University of Washington School of Medicine
Compared with other world groups, the DNA of Melanesian populations carries some of the largest percentage of ancestry from now-extinct Neanderthals and Denisovans. A genomic study of Melanesians suggests that certain genetic variants inherited from archaic human-like species may have helped these modern people adapt to their tropical island environment.
Released:21-Oct-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 720850
$1.2 million in grants to fund search for diabetes cureBinghamton University, State University of New York
A biomedical engineering professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York is trying to find a cure for diabetes from several different angles, and three federal grants totaling nearly $1.2 million will aid her and her research team in that quest.
Released:21-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT