The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in partnership with Wayne State University School of Medicine, is one of the lead academic centers participating in the National Cancer Institute's MATCH Trial in the United States, set to begin in the next few weeks. Of the more than 2,000 National Cancer Trial Network or NCI Community Oncology Research Program sites participating in the MATCH Trial, only 30 are lead academic centers.
A GW professor is observing sea lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo to build a robotic foreflipper that can move through the water without leaving a wake.
A Brazilian company has signed a licensing agreement with an American laboratory, under which the US-based company's technology will be used to produce a monoclonal antibody (mAb), developed in Brazil, that can be deployed for the purposes of cancer treatment.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced that it has been selected by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada to publish its journal, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, as of January 2016.
Fresh food grown in the microgravity environment of space officially is on the menu for the first time for NASA astronauts on the International Space Station. Expedition 44 crew members, including NASA's one-year astronaut Scott Kelly, are ready to sample the fruits of their labor after harvesting a crop of 'Outredgeous' red romaine lettuce Monday, Aug. 10, from the Veggie plant growth system on the nation's orbiting laboratory.