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Novel nanotechnology heals abscesses caused by resistant staph bacteria

December 22, 2009
biotech

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Contact: Deirdre Branley sciencenews@einstein.yu.edu 718-430-3101 Albert Einstein College of Medicine Topically applied therapy travels deep into the skin to combat MRSA infections December 22, 2009 – (BRONX, NY) – Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed…


Bioengineered materials promote the growth of functional vasculature, new study shows

December 21, 2009
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Abby Vogel avogel@gatech.edu 404-385-3364 Georgia Institute of Technology Research News Regenerative medicine therapies often require the growth of functional, stable blood vessels at the site of an injury. Using synthetic polymers called hydrogels, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have been able to induce s…


Genetic study clarifies African and African-American ancestry

December 21, 2009
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Jordan Reese jreese@upenn.edu 267-934-9573 University of Pennsylvania Collaboration by University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University PHILADELPHIA – - People who identify as African-American may be as little as 1 percent West African or as much as 99 percent, just one finding of a large-scale, genome-…


What is the function of the protein CD20?

December 21, 2009
biotech

[NEWS] Contact: Karen Honey press_releases@the-jci.org 215-573-1850 Journal of Clinical Investigation Antibodies directed against the protein CD20, which is expressed by immune cells known as B cells, are used to treat B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and rheumatoid arthritis. Despite this, the function of CD20 has not been determined. Now, a team of …


British Prisons Dispense Self-Service Methadone

December 21, 2009
biotech

Controversial vending machine-like dispensers scan the irises or fingerprints of British cons, then dole out the right dose of methadone.




Faster, cheaper DNA sequencing

December 20, 2009
biotech

In a study published in the Dec. 20 online edition of Nature Nanotechnology, a team led by Boston University Biomedical …Click Here to Read More


Florida Trend puts Orlando Biotech cluster on list of top 2009 developments

December 20, 2009
biotech

Hailed by some as potentially the biggest thing to hit central Florida since Disney World, the medical cluster is projected …Click Here to Read More


Scripps wins $1.2 million NIH grant

December 18, 2009
florida

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute’s facility in Jupiter won a three-year grant for more than $1.2 million to help them …Click Here to Read More


SRI Opens Doors in Tampa

December 18, 2009
biotech

Today, the path to a brighter future for Florida passes through the door of a new two-story building on downtown …Click Here to Read More


New ‘Biotech Village’ approved by Palm Beach Gardens

December 18, 2009
scripps

PALM BEACH GARDENS — Initial approval to bring a biotech village to north county was made tonight (12/17/09), which will …Click Here to Read More