In August 2018, a workshop was held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., to explore the future of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging. The workshop was co-sponsored by NIH, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging […]Continue Reading ...
Dopamine is responsible for sex-specific variations in common behaviors, finds a study of worm movements published in JNeurosci.Continue Reading ...
A scientist’s research at The University of Texas at Arlington could lead to more effective, targeted treatment of cancer cells–adding to the University’s diverse array of projects focused on advancing health and the human condition. Clay Clark, professor and chair of the UTA Department of Biology, has received a four-year, $1.17 million grant from the […]Continue Reading ...
“There’re new names on a lot of these publications,” said Ted Alcorn, an instructor at Columbia who analyzed gun-related science publications over the past few decades.Continue Reading ...
Go to Google and type: “leading cause of accidental death in …” Then type in a state — any state in central Appalachia — and hit search. The answer is the same: opioid overdoses and drug poisoning lead the way in fatalities in these states, far above former front-runners, such as car accidents and gun […]Continue Reading ...
Are young adults who harm themselves more at risk for suicide? New research suggests there could be a connection under specific conditions associated with negative emotions. Kenneth J.D. Allen, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow in the Psychosocial Research Program at Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical […]Continue Reading ...
On Friday, March 29 to Wednesday, April 3, the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, hosted the AACR Annual Meeting 2019. The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting showcased the latest discoveries across a considerable range of cancer research. r.classen/Shutterstock The event covered a range of subject areas, including population science, cancer […]Continue Reading ...
“Cytomegalovirus, beware of this new research group!” This could be the motto of a new research unit recently approved by the German Research Foundation (DFG). It is titled: “Advanced concepts in cellular control of cytomegalovirus “. Professor Lars Dölken, who holds the Chair of Virology at the Institute for Virology and Immunobiology at the University […]Continue Reading ...
Research by a Barrow Neurological Center scientist on mechanisms of dysfunctional RNA processing in ALS and frontal temporal dementia (FTD) was published in the April issue of Acta Neuropathologica. The research was conducted by Dr. Rita Sattler and her graduate student Stephen Moore in her laboratory at the Department of Neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute, […]Continue Reading ...
Cancer is a disease that afflicts an alarming number of people, with one in two being diagnosed with a type of cancer during their lifetime. The global cancer burden has risen to 18.1 million people in 2018, which makes cancer one of the leading causes of death worldwide. While clinical developments and advances in early […]Continue Reading ...
An international philanthropic trust has awarded significant funding to aid scientists’ understanding of the currently incurable condition known as Crohn’s disease. The £1.8 million award to the University of Edinburgh will help improve how experts monitor and determine outcomes for the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects some 120,000 people in the UK. The disease […]Continue Reading ...
An EU-funded project is using slime mold to produce accessible sensing devices with a wide range of applications, including environmental monitoring and health – helping European industry become more competitive in the growing biosensor device market. The devices can also be used for citizen science applications. Successful biosensors have to be versatile, small, easy to […]Continue Reading ...
A new technique for the decontamination of organs before transplantation using ultraviolet and red light irradiation has been developed by Brazilian and Canadian researchers and is described in an article published in the journal Nature Communications. The research is supported by São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP and has been partially conducted at the Optics […]Continue Reading ...
Two top researchers at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine are working with two other institutions on a federally funded project to investigate why Hispanics are more prone to develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Project leader Sonia Michael Najjar, Ph.D., Osteopathic Heritage Foundation John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., Endowed Eminent Research Chair, said […]Continue Reading ...
Multi-actor partnership tests natural products and compound libraries for antibacterial activity Discovery efforts will focus on World Health Organization’s (WHO) priority pathogens The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) is partnering with Calibr, the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), in particular its location Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS), and the University of […]Continue Reading ...
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