News tagged with consortium
An international research consortium led by CIC bioGUNE has discovered the involvement of a gene in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Although the gene concerned (SLC2A1) had never previously been ...
Genetics Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nearly half of the world's population is at risk of infection by the dengue virus, yet there is no specific treatment for the disease. Now a therapy to protect people from the virus could finally be a step ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
UConn researchers are at the forefront of new discoveries and understanding about the smallest molecules in the body that can have a momentous impact on human health.
Genetics Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The European Union on Thursday pledged 144 million euros of fresh funding for research on rare diseases that currently affect some 30 million Europeans, the majority of them children.
Genetics Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented on February 14 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, researchers will report that the practice of using an arbitrary Estimated Fetal ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have investigated the safety, efficacy and the maximum tolerated dose of pomalidomide for patients with multiple myeloma who have disease relapsed after treatments with ...
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Four U.S. government-funded clinical trials will search for new therapies for Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The holidays can be a stressful time for parents of the six million children in the United States with food allergies. With so many parties and gifts involving food, parents may worry that their children ...
Immunology Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it will collaborate with medical device manufacturers on a public-private partnership designed to speed up the development of new medical technology.
Medications Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers of the University of Oviedo have contributed to decipher the first epigenomes of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Carlos López-Otín and two members ...
Cancer Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While studying Parkinson's disease, an international research group made a discovery which can improve industrial protein synthesis for therapeutic use. They managed to understand a novel function of non-protein ...
Genetics Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An isolated outbreak of a deadly disease known as acute hemorrhagic fever, which killed two people and left one gravely ill in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the summer of 2009, was probably caused by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists can now turn on or off the enzymes responsible for processing starchy foods into sugars in the human digestive system, a finding they believe will allow them to better control those processes ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The GENCODE Consortium expects the human genome has twice as many genes than previously thought, many of which might have a role in cellular control and could be important in human disease. This remarkable discovery comes ...
Genetics Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a "world first" bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.
Ophthalmology Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0
A consortium is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organizations or governments (or any combination of these entities) with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal.
Consortium is a Latin word, meaning 'partnership, association or society' and derives from consors 'partner', itself from con- 'together' and sors 'fate', meaning owner of means or comrade.
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