News tagged with consortium
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
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) -- British scientists are to carry out the largest trial anywhere in the world of a gene therapy for cystic fibrosis.
Medical research Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- National Jewish Health researchers and their colleagues in the COPDGene research consortium report that a computerized form of radiology, known as quantitative CT, can offer valuable prognostic information ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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
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
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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