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Beck Inken M IM Czech Centre for Phenogenomics, Institute of Molecular Genetics of the AS CR, v.v.i., Videnska 1083, 142 20, Prague 4, Czech - - 2014
The 12th Transgenic Technology meeting was held in Edinburgh on 6th-8th October 2014 and interest to participate in the meeting overcame all expectations. The TT2014 was the largest meeting ever with more than 540 scientists, technicians, and students from all over the world. The meeting had an excellent scientific program ...
Grewal Seema - - 2014
The 2014 Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) Lifetime Achievement Award was jointly awarded to Christopher Wylie and Janet Heasman in recognition of their outstanding and sustained contributions to the field. At the 73rd Annual SDB meeting, where they were presented with the award, we asked Chris and Janet about their ...
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The Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology is given to individuals who have made sustained and enduring contributions to international cooperation and the advancement of knowledge in psychology. The 2014 recipient of the Award was selected by the 2013 Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP). ...
DeMuth James E JE University of Wisconsin, 777 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705, - - 2014
This Land O'Lakes Conference is presented each year by the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development within the School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). The purpose of this 3-day conference is to provide an educational forum to discuss issues and applications associated with the analysis of xenobiotics, metabolites, ...
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The Nominations and Awards Group has selected new committee members for the BVA's standing committees.
Lee W Robert WR Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Electronic address: - - 2014
The annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is designed to disseminate new scientific findings and technical advances to professionals. Best practices of scientific dissemination require that some level of uncertainty (or imprecision) is provided. A total of 279 scientific abstracts were selected for oral presentation in ...
Tung Gregory Jackson GJ Gregory J. Tung is with the Pediatric Injury Prevention, Education, and Research Program and the Department of Health Systems, Management, and Policy at the Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora. Jon S. Vernick and Daniel W. Webster are with the Department of Health Policy and Management, and Elizabeth A. Stuart is with the departments of Mental Health and Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, - - 2014
Objectives. We examined the effects of key political institutional factors on the advancement of state-level clean indoor air laws. Methods. We performed an observational study of state-level clean indoor air law enactment among all 50 US states from 1993 to 2010 by using extended Cox hazard models to assess risk ...
Case Alexander U AU Sound Recording Technol., Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell, 35 Wilder St., Ste. 3, Lowell, MA 01854, - - 2014
The discipline of Architectural Acoustics consistently produces more than 100 papers across six or more special sessions, at each meeting of the ASA. Student paper awards, student design competitions, and Knudsen lectures augment these activities. Joint sessions, particularly with Noise, Musical Acoustics, Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, and Signal Processing in ...
Litovsky Ruth Y - - 2014
The R. Bruce Lindsay Award (formerly the Biennial Award) is presented in the Spring to a member of the Society who is under 35 years of age on 1 January of the year of the Award and who, during a period of two or more years immediately preceding the award, ...
Lawani Lucky O LO School of Post Graduate Studies, Department of Community Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. - - 2014
Contemporary obstetrics in sub-Saharan Africa is yet to meet the analgesic needs of most women during child birth for a satisfactory birth experience and expectedly, obstetricians have a major role to play in achieving this. This was a questionnaire-based, cross-sectional study of 151 obstetricians and gynecologists that attended the 46th ...
Castagnetti Marco - - 2013
To determine the characteristics and outcome of abstracts presented to the meetings of the European Society for Pediatric Urology (ESPU). Abstract books from 2003 to 2010 were reviewed and subsequent publication of presented abstracts determined by MEDLINE/PubMed search. Of 1194 abstracts, 50-78% per year originated from 15 to 20 European ...
Moy Beverly B Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, 55 Fruit St, Yawkey 9A, Boston, MA 02114, USA. - - 2013
Little is known about the effects of financial relationships between biomedical researchers and industry (financial conflicts of interest [FCOIs]) on research prominence. We examined the prevalence of FCOIs in oncology and associations between FCOIs and research prominence among abstracts presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meetings. We ...
Colson Eve R - - 2013
To determine the proportion of abstracts submitted to the 2010 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting that were exclusively qualitative, and to examine whether these abstracts were more or less likely than all others to be designated as platform, poster, or publish only. The database of abstracts submitted to the 2010 ...
Vita Swaroop - - 2013
Background: The psychometric properties of evaluations at academic meetings have not been well studied. Purpose: To explore the ceiling effect in the evaluation of quality of a professional meeting and whether a change in the scale labels would decrease the ceiling effect. Methods: Cross-sectional study at two national meetings (2009-2010), ...
McMurtrie Stephanie M - - 2012
A nationally representative survey was conducted among 3000 Catholics in Mexico during 2009 and 2010. Respondents were presented with a hypothetical situation about a young woman who decided to have an abortion and were asked their personal opinion of her. On the basis of a stigma index, it was found ...
Reichel Rudolf - - 2012
Using PCR on aborted foetal material, Coxiella burnetii infection was confirmed as the cause of abortions in a dairy goat herd with over 1000 adults. Ninety-five (22%) abortions and 355 normal births were recorded from 440 goats over 2months. The herd was sampled three times in 6months to look at ...
Wang Bailu - - 2012
although subject recruitment for clinical trials in Shandong has been carried out with an awareness of international regulatory and ethical frameworks, there have been some defects in the recruitment process. The objective of this study is to analyze the current status of subject recruitment in Shandong. We conducted a survey ...
Heiligenhaus A A Department of Ophthalmology, St. Franziskus Hospital, Hohenzollernring 74, 48145 Muenster, Germany. - - 2012
Uveitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is frequently associated with the development of complications and visual loss. Topical corticosteroids are the first-choice therapy, and immunosuppression is commonly used. However, treatment has not been standardized. Representatives from the German Ophthalmological Society, Society for Childhood and Adolescent Rheumatology, and the German Society ...
Uhlenhaut Christine - - 2011
CONFERENCE PROCEEDING Proceedings of the PDA/FDA Adventitious Viruses in Biologics: Detection and Mitigation Strategies Workshop in Bethesda, MD, USA; December 1-3, 2010 Guest Editors: Arifa Khan (Bethesda, MD), Patricia Hughes (Bethesda, MD) and Michael Wiebe (San Francisco, CA).
Arda B - - 2011
The randomised controlled trial (RCT) constitutes a quantitative, comparative, controlled study of a particular treatment, and provides invaluable evidence regarding its pharmacotherapeutic efficacy. These studies are generally predicated upon the ethical principle of clinical equipoise. However, this may be insufficient to justify withholding treatment from a control group while assessing ...
Messner Hubert - - 2011
During the last two decades there has been an enormous development in treatment possibilities for the extremely premature infants and the Neonatologists have to face in their daily practice many decisional problems and ethical, moral and legal dilemmas. These concern decisions to initiate or withhold treatment directly at birth, decision ...
Makrilia Nektaria - - 2011
Gemcitabine monotherapy and gemcitabine-based regimens are the current standard of care for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. However, there is still great controversy over the role of salvage chemotherapy after failure of gemcitabine. This review is an update on the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting ...
Molitch Mark E - - 2011
Objective: The aim was to update The Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline on Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD) previously published in 2006. Consensus Process: Consensus was guided by systematic reviews of evidence and discussions through a series of conference calls and e-mails. An initial draft was ...
van Kempen Léon C - - 2011
The prospects for the treatment of metastatic melanoma are improving. Whereas previous scientific meetings dedicated to the treatment of metastatic melanoma patients were overshadowed by our inability to improve overall survival or lengthen the time to progression, the results presented at the most recent meetings are hopeful. The 5th Canadian ...
Manning Andrew C - - 2011
What do we need to know about greenhouse gases? Over the next 20 years, how should scientists study the role of greenhouse gases in the Earth system and the changes that are taking place? These questions were addressed at a Royal Society scientific Discussion Meeting in London on 22-23 February ...
Fernandes Vander V Rheumatology Service of the Hospital Geral Universitario, Universidade de Cuiaba, Brazil. - - 2011
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic and progressive inflammatory disorder of the joints, which can result in deformity and functional disability. The diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of patients with RA vary worldwide. The major societies of rheumatology, as well as governmental agencies in most countries, have tried to establish ...
Sparrow Robert - - 2011
This paper criticises John Harris's attempts to defend an account of a 'harmed condition' that can stand independently of intuitions about what is 'normal'. I argue that because Homo sapiens is a sexually dimorphic species, determining whether a particular individual is in a harmed condition or not will sometimes require ...
Cribb Alan A Centre for Public Policy Research, King's College London, London, UK. - - 2011
In this paper I consider the routine moral burden of occupying a professional role and having to negotiate tensions between the normative expectations attached to that role and one's own personal moral compass. Using an example to introduce this central issue I then seek to explore it through a discussion ...
Arda Berna - - 2011
Publication ethics, an important subtopic of science ethics, deals with determination of the misconducts of science in performing research or in the dissemination of ideas, data and products. Science, the main features of which are secure, reliable and ethically obtained data, plays a major role in shaping the society. As ...
Sartin J L - - 2010
The Cell Biology Symposium on "Receptors and Signaling" was the third American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Board-sponsored symposium organized to encourage participation by scientists working in cell biology. The symposium was held at the joint annual meeting of the American Dairy Science Association, Poultry Science Association, Asociación Mexicana de ...
Gilvin Phil - - 2011
The performance of radiation dosemeters that are issued by approved individual monitoring services generally meet international standards, with typical results within a few tens of per cent of the reference value. Experienced dosimetry practitioners will understand the uncertainties and treat monitoring results with due caution. However, where different technologies (for ...
Pariante Carmine M - - 2010
The role of editor of a journal attracts the vision of a scholar isolated in an ivory tower selecting "la crème" of the submitted papers, with no other preoccupations that the scientific rigour. This, is of course, only one of the many roles - or, as this editorial calls them, ...
Willdridge D J - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To quantify the type and nature of the lessons and issues arising from the Joint Theatre Clinical Case Conference METHODS: An evaluation of all JTCCC minutes from inception on 30 Mar 07 to 05 Jun 08 (n = 61) was performed in Jul 08. Each separate issue (n = ...
Segal Jeffrey - - 2010
The use of photography is an integral part of any plastic surgery practice. Photographs are part of the patient's medical record and thus are covered by both federal and state privacy laws. Liability issues may arise when patients are photographed without their knowledge and consent. With proper written consent, practices ...
Winston Roland - - 2010
Introduction to the Solar Concentrators Focus Issue of Energy Express.
Forsell Anne - - 2010
Users gave us 104 different reasons for the failure of implementing an EPR in a surgical clinic. We classify the reasons with the issue order model, where the first issue level is for simple and technical issues, the second one for more complex and combined issues, and the third one ...
Champagne Beatriz Marcet BM InterAmerican Heart Foundation, Inc. 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231, USA. - - 2010
Civil society has been the engine that has permitted many of the accomplishments seen in tobacco control in Latin America and the Caribbean. However, the role of civil society is not clearly understood. Civil society plays five main roles: advocate, coalition builder, provider of evidence-based information, watchdog and service provider. ...
Lorenc Roman S - - 2009
In November 2008, the "2nd Summit on Osteoporosis-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)" was held in Warsaw, Poland. Discussions at this meeting focused on the identification and discussion of diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic measures used in CEE. Evaluated information was used to identify issues regarding diagnosis and therapy of osteoporosis in ...
Wessells Michael G - - 2009
In the aftermath of international emergencies caused by natural disasters or armed conflicts, strong needs exist for psychosocial support on a large scale. Psychologists have developed and applied frameworks and tools that have helped to alleviate suffering and promote well-being in emergency settings. Unfortunately, psychological tools and approaches are sometimes ...
Harris Paul L - - 2009
I consider three issues: children's attribution of belief-based emotions, the contribution of language input to children's developing theory of mind, and the default settings we assume in our dealings with the world. I ask whether the proposals made by Mitchell, Currie and Ziegler can help throw light on each issue ...
Young Eileen - - 2009
Technological advances have changed how traditional surgical procedures are performed. New knowledge and surgical skills are required to effectively monitor the patient and manage fluids administered perioperatively. Today, selective fluids are used in a variety of surgical specialties. Complications of fluid therapy can occur that are intrinsic to each procedure ...
Astratov Vasily N - - 2007
An introduction to the Focus Issue devoted Physics and Applications of Microresonators is presented. An introduction includes a description of the area of microresontors and a description of the background and structure of the Focus Issue.
Vlassov Vasiliy V - - 2007
AIM: To assess the relatedness of journal content to paid advertisements published in the journal. METHODS: The case-control study was performed on a convenience sample of 7 journals subscribed by Central Medical Library in Moscow--4 international (American Journal of Hypertension, British Journal of General Practice, The Lancet, and New England ...
Stratton Joanna S - - 2006
Supervision is invaluable to a psychotherapist-in-training, aiding the developing clinician in consolidating skills, thinking ethically, and developing autonomy. Although many supervisory duties can be applied across treatment modality, there are specific variations of these duties that supervisors of couples therapy cases must consider. These include assuring trainees' understanding of ethical ...
Davies E B - - 2005
We defend pluralism in mathematics, and in particular Errett Bishop's constructive approach to mathematics, on pragmatic grounds, avoiding the philosophical issues which have dissuaded many mathematicians from taking it seriously. We also explain the computational value of interval arithmetic.
Tieman Jeff - - 2004
In the wake of Medicare reform and proposals from President Bush, left, in the State of the Union address, healthcare is taking shape as a central issue in the 2004 presidential campaign as Democrats and the GOP wrestle to control the issue. Bush's plans won mixed reviews from providers, while ...
McIntosh Everton G - - 2002
To assess potential voters' opinions on a variety of issues relevant to the presidential election of 2000, 45 undergraduates completed a questionnaire prior to viewing the third presidential debate between candidates Bush and Gore. Descriptive statistics indicated that, for this sample, economic issues emerged as most important and familiar while ...
Lee W K - - 2001
This article examines the changing patterns of poverty in Singapore. As Singapore's population ages, the poor increasingly includes the elderly. It appears that ascribed factors, such as gender and race, have significant influence on financial security at old age. As the population ages, the adequacy of existing anti-poverty policy is ...
Raltz S L - - 2000
The decision to reuse or not reuse endoscopic accessories appears simple on the surface. Further reflection, however, reveals that the decision to purchase reusable accessories or reuse disposable accessories is complex and controversial. This article clarifies key issues surrounding the use of disposable and reusable endoscopic accessories. Discussion includes the ...
Field AP - - 2000
In her commentary of Field (1999), Hammerl (1999) has drawn attention to several interesting points concerning the issue of contingency awareness in evaluative conditioning. First, she comments on several contentious issues arising from Field's review of the evaluative conditioning literature, second she critiques the data from his pilot study and ...
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