Monthly Archives: March 2012

First group of patients 'graduate' from treatment at CDH Proton Center, A Procure Center

Two months after the opening of the CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center, the first patients have “graduated” from their treatment surrounded by family, friends and staff. The group of graduating patients, whose tumors included prostate, brain and a non-cancerous … Continue reading

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Failure to use research evidence leads to inefficiencies, reduced quality of life, says Dr. Sharon

Health care systems around the world are failing to use evidence obtained through research when making decisions, causing inefficiencies and reduced quantity and quality of life, according to a leading expert in the field of “knowledge translation.” The project which … Continue reading

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MD Anderson receives $150 million grant from Khalifa Foundation for cancer research

The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation is granting $150 million to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to support genetic-analysis based research, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. HDAC enzymes have emerged as promising targets in colorectal … Continue reading

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DARPA grants $5.6 million to Dana-Farber to develop viable countermeasures against unknown pathogen

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have received a $5.6 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Army Research Office to develop transient immunity against known, unknown, naturally occurring, or engineered disease-causing pathogens. "In the past, medical … Continue reading

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UMB enters license agreement with Bali BioSciences for new strategy to combat sepsis, HIV/AIDS

The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Office of Technology Transfer has completed a license agreement with Bali BioSciences LLC, an early-stage company pursuing an unusual, yet clever, strategy to combat disease. Many current approaches to treating cancer are plagued by … Continue reading

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Pervasis pursues matrix-embedded endothelial cell-based therapy to target and regulate cell stroma

Pervasis Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company is pursuing a matrix-embedded endothelial cell-based therapy (PVS-30200) to target and regulate cell stroma (the tumor environment or “ecosystem” that is comprised of various supporting cell types distinct from cancer cells) in … Continue reading

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ETPN, Nanobiotix introduce Nanomed TV to provide information on Nanomedicine

Nanomed TV http://www.dailymotion.com/nanomedTV foresees to become the main hub for Nanomedicine thanks to its initiators, two major European players in nanomedicine: the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine and Nanobiotix. Another activity between OSC and The Research Institute is focused on … Continue reading

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