Desentum, a company developing novel allergen immunotherapy -- a.k.a. allergy vaccine -- secured funding to advance their treatment targeting birch pollen allergy.
Alien invaders descend on a world while defensive forces mobilize to battle the intruders... While this may seem like the plot from an upcoming blockbuster movie, it's actually a new digital comic created to educate young people about the immune system and the role of immunization in defending against illness. 'Immunity Warriors: Invasion of the Alien Zombies' was created by Dr. Kumanan Wilson of The Ottawa Hospital and uOttawa, along with students from Algonquin College.
Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a national organization funding research to make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and simple to cure, announces the launch of the Lyme Disease Biobank, which is the first program to provide researchers with blood and urine samples from people with acute Lyme disease from multiple regions across the country, including the East Coast, West Coast and Upper Midwest.
UC Berkeley today launched the RISELab, whose mission is to improve how machines make intelligent decisions based on real-time input.
The newly launched Genome Browser in the Cloud (GBiC) introduces new freedom to collaborate by allowing rapid Browser installation, in any UNIX-based cloud. It also offers significantly reduced installation time as compared to earlier Genome Browser versions.
A landmark clinical trial is evaluating a new procedure to treat a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder called ventricular tachycardia.
EMBO welcomes Lithuania as a member of the EMBO Installation Grants scheme. Early-career scientists looking to move to Lithuania to establish their own, independent research group can apply to the scheme for financial support for their first three to five years.
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is expanding the range of its international research collaboration projects. During a visit to the world-famous Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), the USA's national research laboratory for particle and high-energy physics, JGU President Professor Georg Krausch and the Director of Fermilab, Professor Nigel Lockyer, signed an agreement on closer collaboration.
Within the framework of the 'Noah's ark' project, scientists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University have developed the largest digital herbarium in Russia -- a collection of scanned images of herbarium samples from the Faculty of Biology funds.
BMJ, one of the world's leading medical knowledge providers, is pleased to announce the launch of the Author Hub, a new platform to assist researchers in every field, at every stage of the publishing process.