Scientists at Duke Kunshan University and Duke University are collaborating with InDevR Inc. to evaluate the FluChip-8G Insight system for the rapid identification of the influenza virus subtype from human and animal samples.
Mount Sinai Health System, New York's largest integrated academic medical center, announced today a historic agreement with Taikang Healthcare in China to provide clinical and management knowledge transfer services, and education and training programs for Taikang's Xianlin Drum Tower Hospital in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province in east central China.
Banner Health has launched new clinical practice protocols developed with input from the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence to help physicians more quickly diagnose and treat patients with Valley fever infections.
In collaboration with the Houston Health Department and Epic (electronic medical records company), Houston Methodist is the first hospital system in eight US pilot sites to successfully test and launch an approach to electronic case reporting (eCR) that can automatically send case reports directly from a hospital to public health agencies.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) reached strategic collaborative research framework agreements with China Resources Microelectronics Limited (CR Micro) and China Resources Life Science Industry Development Co., Ltd. (CR Life Science) respectively to explore the possibility of establishing two joint research centres for novel micro-electronic devices and precision medicine.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to strengthen their cooperation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) research, particularly focusing on the areas of smart cities and smart healthcare.
Microbial pathogens -- the bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites that can make you sick and even kill you -- often know no particular biological boundaries. TGen North, the Pathogen and Microbiome Division of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), has partnered with the non-profit NARBHA Institute to advance human health through the new TGen One Health Collaborative, an initiative that recognizes the interdependence of people, animals and plants in both the human-built and natural environments.
The effort, called PROPEL (Public Resource of Patient-derived and Expanded Leukemias), aims to advance fundamental research on the biology of leukemia and to help develop cures by sharing unique patient-derived xenograft samples with researchers around the world. PROPEL samples are available free of charge to researchers with no obligation to collaborate. The initiative is the latest effort by St. Jude to advance cures by sharing extensive data samples with the global scientific community.
The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a patent for a lubricant composition that can be used as a universal grease for aircraft.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s reorganization plan to relocate the Economic Research Service (ERS) outside Washington, DC, has drawn increasing criticism from those who know and depend on its economic and statistical analyses. Despite the USDA's claim that it has conducted an internal cost-benefit analysis, the agency has failed to share these findings. Lacking access to USDA's analysis, the American Statistical Association researched and compiled responses to the agency's publicly stated rationale.