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- - 2014
BVA head of policy, Amelia Findon, explains how members can get involved with BVA Council and gives an update on the BVA's committees.
Orchard Sandra S European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, - - 2014
The Annual 2014 Spring Workshop of the Proteomics Standards Initiative (PSI) of the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) was held this year jointly with the metabolomics COordination of Standards in MetabOlomicS (COSMOS) group. The range of existing MS standards (mzML, mzIdentML, mzQuantML, mzTab, TraML) was reviewed and updated in the light ...
Sharma Shilpi S Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Head neck cancer is an important health problem with high morbidity and mortality. Early detection and adequate treatment improve prognosis significantly. Thus creating awareness among clinicians is an important step toward control of head neck cancer and reducing its overall burden. We here provide an update on the International Federation ...
Bioscience Landes L Landes Bioscience; Austin, TX - - 2014
The citations for several articles in RNA Biology Volume 10, Issue 6 were submitted incorrectly. Page numbers have been updated for the affected articles in the citations below.
Al-Herz Waleed W Department of Pediatrics, Kuwait University , Kuwait City , Kuwait ; Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Al-Sabah Hospital , Kuwait City , - - 2014
[This corrects the article on p. 162 in vol. 5, PMID: 24795713.].
Quilty Simon - - 2011
Governments and international agencies need to embrace quality regulation of pharmaceuticals as well as contingency plans.
Derpmann Simon - - 2011
The emergence of H1N1 in 2009 shows that it is a mistake to regard the scenario of having to implement pandemic plans as merely hypothetical. This recent experience provides an opportunity to inquire into the current state of pandemic preparedness plans with regard to their ethical adequacy. One aspect that ...
Devnani Mahesh - - 2011
This paper aims to highlight three ethical considerations related to influenza pandemic planning and response: ethical allocation of scarce resources; obligations and duties of healthcare workers to treat patients, and the balance between conflicting individual and community interests. Among these, perhaps the most challenging question facing bioethics is how to ...
Bergen Sarah E - - 2011
The XVIIIth World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, sponsored by The International Society of Psychiatric Genetics took place in Athens, Greece on October 3-7, 2010. Approximately 950 participants gathered to discuss the latest findings in this rapidly advancing field. The following report was written by junior travel awardees, as well as ...
Zhang Wanying - - 2011
The 23rd annual Barrels meeting was held on the University of California, San Diego campus and highlighted the latest advances in the whisker-to-barrel pathway and beyond. The annual meeting brought together investigators from a dozen countries to present their data in posters and short talks. The meeting focused on several ...
Prasad Hunasehally R Y - - 2011
This is a synopsis of the main research and clinical findings presented at the British Association of Dermatologists meeting held during 6-8 July 2010 in Manchester, U.K. The conference highlighted the biological, epidemiological and therapeutic advances that have been made recently in the field of dermatology. This synopsis is a ...
Papanikolaou I S - - 2011
The 18th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW), held in Barcelona in October 2010, marked a return to the traditional "stand-alone" UEGW meeting after the previous year's combined congress format of GASTRO 2009. Various abstracts on endoscopic subjects were presented, providing a unique opportunity for those interested in gastrointestinal endoscopy to ...
Oliver W T - - 2011
The 2010 Triennial Growth Symposium was held immediately before the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association, Poultry Science Association, Asociación Mexicana de Producción Animal, Canadian Society of Animal Science, Western Section American Society of Animal Science, and American Society of Animal Science in Denver, Colorado, in July ...
Castillo Lesley S LS University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, - - 2011
Advance directive law may compromise the clinical effectiveness of advance directives. To identify unintended legal consequences of advance directive law that may prevent patients from communicating end-of-life preferences. Advance directive legal statutes for all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and English-language searches of LexisNexis, Westlaw, and MEDLINE ...
Dixon Adrian K - - 2011
This special anniversary issue of European Radiology illustrates the wide range of topics which this journal now covers and charts some of the key recent advances in radiology over the last two decades. It includes several review articles in which each author considers some recent groundbreaking papers published in this ...
Omura Tsuneo - - 2011
Klaus Ruckpaul was the leader of cytochrome P450 research in the "East" Germany when the world was politically divided into "East" and "West". Under strong political pressure during the "Cold War", the communication between the scientists in the "East" countries with those in the "West" countries was badly restricted. He ...
Salminen Eeva K - - 2011
The IAEA held the International Conference on Advances in Radiation Oncology (ICARO) in Vienna on 27-29 April 2009. The Conference dealt with the issues and requirements posed by the transition from conventional radiotherapy to advanced modern technologies, including staffing, training, treatment planning and delivery, quality assurance (QA) and the optimal ...
Reddy Sravanthi - - 2010
The American Society of Emergency Radiology 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course encompassed a wide range of topics: traumatic and non-traumatic emergencies, radiation dose management, technical innovations and advancements, emergency preparedness, mass casualties, military radiology, and teleradiology. This article highlights the scientific and educational abstracts presented at the meeting ...
Wiesing U - - 2010
This article presents the new German law on advance directives from 1 September 2009. The history of the parliamentary process of this law is described, the present regulations are explained, their relevance for medical practice discussed and shortcomings are identified. Finally, the new law is compared with other regulations in ...
Dahlin Moa Kindström - - 2010
This paper presents a brief overview of the legal theoretical problems that arise in connection with the societal ambition of protecting vulnerable groups. One of the central difficulties in legislation with proactive and therapeutic ambitions arises from the link between law and philosophy of science, i.e., the relationship between facts ...
Seale John Paul - - 2010
The European Respiratory Society Congress, held in Barcelona, included topics covering new therapeutic developments in the field of respiratory health and disease. This conference report highlights selected presentations on therapies targeting inflammatory cells, with a focus on therapeutic agents for asthma and COPD. This report also includes a discussion of ...
Diesen Christian - - 2010
Therapeutic jurisprudence may have its major role within law practice, but analysis of the law from a therapeutic perspective is a task that should not be neglected; how a piece of legislation is designed and formulated certainly influences the therapeutic outcome of a legal process. This article uses sex legislation ...
Kibble Alexandra - - 2010
The 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, held in Boston, included topics covering new therapeutic research. This conference report highlights selected presentations on (S)-adenosylhomocysteine (AHCY) inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, 2,4-diphenyl-1H-imidazole analogs as cannabinoid CB2 agonists for the treatment of pain, checkpoint kinase 1 (Chk1) and ...
Paschoal Patricia Olaya - - 2010
BIT's 1st Annual World Congress of Immunodiseases and Therapeutics was held in Beijing, China, on 15-17 May 2010. The meeting provided a venue for a wide spectrum of researchers in the basic sciences and clinical areas to present and share their data and ideas. The pervading theme of the meeting ...
Al-Shamahi Asma - - 2010
The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held in Chicago, included topics covering new therapeutic developments in the field of oncology. This conference report highlights selected presentations on novel therapies for cancers including glioblastoma, breast cancer, myeloma, NSCLC and solid tumors. Investigational drugs discussed include rindopepimut ...
O'Brien Tony - - 2010
ABSTRACT The importance of developing a therapeutic relationship by meeting advanced disease patients where they are in the trajectory of their illness is described with a case and commentary.
Macauley Donald - - 2010
The American Chemical Society 239th National Meeting, held in San Francisco, included topics covering developments related to the chemical optimization of therapeutics. This conference report highlights selected presentations on agents under investigation for the treatment of neurological disorders, malaria, HBV and diabetes. Investigational drugs discussed include PF-4888086, PF-4778574 and SAM-531 ...
Veryard Claire - - 2010
The 111th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, held in Atlanta, included topics covering disclosures of new data in the field of pharmacokinetics and drug interactions. This conference report highlights selected presentations on pharmacokinetic studies of several investigational drugs, including evatanepag (Pfizer Inc), AEG-33773 (Aegera ...
Gale Sophie - - 2010
The JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, held in San Francisco, included presentations by various pharmaceutical companies summarizing their achievements in 2009 and expectations for 2010. This conference report highlights presentations from Exelixis Inc and Nektar Therapeutics. Investigational drugs from Exelixis, including XL-184 (in collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co), XL-147 and XL-765 (both ...
Szczepiorkowski Zbigniew M - - 2010
The American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) Apheresis Applications Committee is charged with a review and categorization of indications for therapeutic apheresis. Beginning with the 2007 ASFA Special Issue (fourth edition), the subcommittee has incorporated systematic review and evidence-based approach in the grading and categorization of indications. This Fifth ASFA Special ...
Cheyne Deanne R - - 2010
There is a growing body of evidence to support the use of rigid indirect laryngoscopy or 'video' laryngoscopy for tracheal intubation. We summarise some of the key issues, comparing rigid indirect laryngoscopy with direct conventional laryngoscopy.
Sparrow Robert - - 2010
The creation of 'saviour siblings' is one of the most controversial uses of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). This paper outlines and invites ethical discussion of an extension of this technology, namely, the creation of 'saviour embryos' to serve as a source of stem cells to be used in potentially life-saving ...
Rotella David P - - 2009
The Novel Small Molecule Therapeutics session of the American Chemical Society 238th National Meeting and Exposition, held in Washington DC, included topics covering new therapeutic developments in CNS, anti-infective, cardiovascular and anti-inflammatory applications. This conference report highlights selected presentations on PAR2 (protease-activated receptor 2) antagonists, adenosine and P2Y receptor agonists ...
Fojo Tito - - 2009
The spiraling cost of cancer care, in particular the cost of cancer therapeutics that achieve only marginal benefits, is under increasing scrutiny. Although health-care professionals avoid putting a value on a life, our limited resources require that society address what counts as a benefit, the extent to which cost should ...
Schwartz Daniel - - 2009
It is the thesis of this paper that most therapeutic trials are inadequately formulated, and this from the earliest stages of their conception. Their inadequacy is basic, in that the trials may be aimed at the solution of one or other of two radically different kinds of problem; the resulting ...
Clever Yvonne P - - 2008
This article summarizes the results of a number of new clinical trials, registries and meta-analyses in the field of cardiovascular medicine. Key presentations made at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), held in Chicago, IL, USA from 29 March till first April 2008 are reported. The ...
- - 2008
A multi-stakeholder symposium at the third annual Canadian Therapeutics Congress (May 2006) discussed the nature of pragmatic studies, and helped to further define their role in the drug regulatory system, formulary access decisions and in clinical practice. The symposium panel appeared to have agreed that pragmatic studies were beneficial, but ...
Stensson Jan - - 2007
In this paper, I will attempt a cross-fertilization between some ideas of the Danish professor of ethics and philosophy of religion, K.E. Løgstrup and some of the therapeutic ideas of Sandor Ferenczi. I will especially discuss the phenomenon of trust, and the response it awakens in the person to whom ...
Eedy D J - - 2006
The conference highlighted the progress made in understanding recent biological, epidemiological and therapeutic advances in dermatology. Here we provide a synopsis of the main research and clinical findings presented at the meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) held during 5-8 July 2005, in Glasgow, U.K., drawing attention to ...
Jang Myoung Ho - - 2006
The International Cytokine Society Conference 2005 was held in Seoul, Korea, October 27-31, 2005. This meeting provided the attendants an excellent forum to discuss recent advances in the biology of cytokines, chemokines, their receptors, and the receptors for innate immunity, with particular emphasis on the possibility of interfering with these ...
Ko K-S - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Menon S - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Baker I - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Shan Z - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Calderon H A - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Unocic R R - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Sun K - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Chanmuang C - - 2005
Extended abstract of a paper presented at Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 31--August 4, 2005.
Wysocki P J - - 2004
The 34th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Immunology was held in Berlin on 24 - 27 September 2003. This meeting, organised for the first time in cooperation with the Polish Society for Experimental and Clinical Immunology, gathered 1200 participants, mostly from central Europe. The programme comprised > 30 ...
Wysocki Piotr J - - 2002
The 32nd Annual Meeting of German Society of Immunology (DGfi) was held in Dresden on 26 - 29 September 2001. The philosophy of the meeting was 'to throw some light on the progress that had been made in transferring basic immunological research into clinical application'. More than 500 abstracts were ...
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