Mars, Incorporated today announced the extension of its partnership with the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings -- a scientific forum recognized internationally for connecting the best scientists across generations.
Recently launched Genomic Data Commons will get a dramatic increase in the power and utility of its resources with the announcement today of the signing of a data sharing agreement between the National Cancer Institute and Foundation Medicine Inc., a molecular information company that has generated genomic profiles of people with cancer.
NeuroVision Imaging LLC has raised a Series B financing round led by a $5 million investment from Wildcat Capital Management, the family office of TPG co-founder David Bonderman. A portion of the Series B financing has been reserved for strategic investors. Wildcat is providing support for NeuroVision as it seeks advanced validation and regulatory approval for its retinal imaging technology in connection with the early detection and monitoring of amyloid pathology related to Alzheimer's disease.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has formed an innovative partnership with the world's leading pet nutrition and pet health business Mars Petcare to advance research in the area of human-animal interaction (HAI) among older adults.
Singaporean, French and Indonesian scientists will be heading into the Indian Ocean in July to investigate the cause of the largest intraplate earthquake ever recorded in an ocean.
In a consensus letter to US policymakers, a partnership of 31 leading nonpartisan scientific societies today reaffirmed the reality of human-caused climate change, noting that greenhouse gas emissions 'must be substantially reduced' to minimize negative impacts on the global economy, natural resources, and human health.
The American College of Physicians (ACP) offered its recommendations for improvements to the proposed rule to implement the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) in a letter submitted today to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Administrator, Andy Slavitt.
Research!America today unveiled the Campaign for Cures 2016 election blog and an online interactive map of the United States featuring hundreds of quotes on medical progress from candidates across the political spectrum running for national office. Managed by former USA Today senior editor and health reporter Janice Lloyd, the blog features election news, survey data, commentary and analysis of Presidential and Congressional races in key states on topics relevant to medical progress.
The provision of elderly care by migrant care workers in private households can be observed in many countries, also in Germany. While the oftentimes precarious working conditions of migrant care workers have been the focus of several studies, only little is known about how care is delivered and negotiated in these arrangements. A new research project at Mainz University will focus on this subject. The project will be supported by the German Research Foundation.
Insilico Medicine developed an algorithm called AntiAgeist, which compares actual human age with 'perceived' human age predicted by deep neural networks.