South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has signed a MOU with UCSD, City of San Diego, and Ulsan City in furtherance to their mutual understanding to collaborate in the area of intelligent transportation sector.
Big gaps in the exchange of data and information throughout the health care system are impeding efforts to address the opioid epidemic, NEHI (the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation) reported in a policy brief released today.
A first-in-human trial evaluating an experimental treatment for Ebola virus disease has begun at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. The Phase 1 clinical trial is examining the safety and tolerability of a single monoclonal antibody called mAb114, which was developed by scientists at NIAID and their collaborators. Investigators aim to enroll between 18 and 30 healthy volunteers aged 18 to 60. The trial will not expose participants to Ebola virus.
The Department of Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai Health System is one of the first hospitals in the country to use Modus V™, a hands-free, robotically controlled digital microscope that provides advanced visualization in the operating room.
Swansea University Medical School has been chosen as the UK's first Diabetes Centre of Excellence by a global pharmaceutical giant. The Medical School's Joint Clinical Research Facility (JCRF), in collaboration with the Diabetes Research Unit Cymru, has been chosen by the Sanofi Global Network to become the new national center of excellence.
The 'Wadi Abu Dom Itinerary' archaeological project being undertaken at the Institute of Egyptology and Coptology (University of Münster, Germany) is now putting its data online, gathered during field research in Sudan. Academics, as well as anyone in the general public who is interested, can use a geoinformation system to take a look at the findings.
Loyola University Medical Center has joined the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's Care Center Network.
Two government researchers and a college graduate student aiming at one issue in the cattle industry are finding they can address two issues -- nitrite poisoning and methane emissions -- with an animal probiotic they are developing. The new probiotic is now on its way to commercialization. The science behind the patent-pending technology, developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, occurred over a seven-year period.
The American College of Cardiology has partnered with Aga Khan Health Services to implement the CathPCI Registry in two hospitals in East Africa. These hospitals are the first in the region to participate in ACC's NCDR registry program.
The National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB) of Kinshasa and Inserm have characterized the nature of the Ebola virus responsible for the ninth epidemic currently raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The strain identified is the so-called Ebola Zaire strain. Identify the virus circulating in RDC represented a major stake because the use of a vaccinal strategy is possible only if the origin of the circulating virus is identical to that contained in the vaccine.