The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the world's largest association of musculoskeletal specialists, is participating in the development of the Perioperative Surgical Home model of care together with the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., which protects, markets and licenses intellectual property developed at Indiana University so it can be commercialized by industry, has licensed immortalized Kupffer cells to Applied Biological Materials Inc., a life science company based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
The German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) has updated the online version of its German Diabetes Risk Score and has optimized it for mobile devices. The test now takes into account the familial predisposition and is immediately accessible free of charge at http://drs.dife.de/. The update is based on scientific results that the researchers at DIfE published jointly with colleagues from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.
Yumanity Therapeutics today announced a discovery collaboration with the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute to generate induced pluripotent stem cell Yumanity Therapeutics and the NYSCF Research Institute announce discovery collaborationlines for use in support of Yumanity Therapeutics' discovery efforts focused on new medicines for neurodegenerative diseases.
Today, 4 NCI cancer centers announced the establishment of a research consortium focused on accelerating the discovery and development of novel cancer therapeutics and diagnostics for the benefit of patients.
Insilico Medicine Inc. announced an agreement with Asia Genomics to develop advanced biomarkers of aging and personalized longevity for the Asian population.
Weill Cornell Medicine is kicking off its groundbreaking international study of antimicrobial resistance with an event called Global City Sampling Day. Spanning six continents, 32 countries and 54 cities, this synchronized event brings together more than 400 people, who are expected to collect about 12,000 samples of DNA, RNA and microbes from surfaces in subways, buses, airports and other well-traveled public meeting spaces.
The American College of Physicians today provided physician perspective on the escalating cost of prescription drugs, the impact of the costs on internal medicine physicians and their patients, and support for the intent of the bipartisan Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act of 2016 to reduce anti-competitive practices.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center this month began recruiting volunteers to participate in a clinical trial aimed at decoding the human 'immunome,' the genetic underpinnings of the immune system.
NIH and Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz-Fiocruz (Fiocruz), a national scientific research organization linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, have begun a multi-country study to evaluate the magnitude of health risks that Zika virus infection poses to pregnant women and their developing fetuses and infants. The study is opening in Puerto Rico and will expand to several locations in Brazil, Colombia and other areas that are experiencing active local transmission of the virus.