American Association of Anatomists

Type: Organization
Name: American Association of Anatomists
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

An approach toward the development of core syllabuses for the anatomical sciences

There is increasingly a call for clinical relevance in the teaching of the biomedical sciences within all health care programs. This presupposes that there is an understanding of what is “core” material within the curriculum. To date, the anatomical sciences ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Study Examines Vitamin D Deficiency and Cognition Relationship

(American Association of Anatomists) The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) is honored to announce its 2014 award winners. All awards will be presented during the Closing Awards Ceremony being held at the San Diego Marriott Hotel on Tuesday, April ... [Published Infrosoft - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

American Association of Anatomists 2014 award winners

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 15-Apr-2014BETHESDA, Md. (April 15, 2014) – The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) is honored to announce its 2014 award winners. All awards will be presented during the Closing Awards Ceremony being held at the San Diego Marriott ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Positive impact of a master of science in applied anatomy program on USMLE Step 1 performance

In this retrospective study of medical student data from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, we examined the impact of the Master of Science in Applied Anatomy (MS) program on medical student performance on the United States Medical Licensing ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

The integrated anatomy practical paper: A robust assessment method for anatomy education today

Assessing anatomy in a way that tests higher cognitive domains and clinical application is not always straightforward. The old “spotter” examination has been criticized for only testing low level “identify” knowledge, whereas other assessment modalities ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Comparison of modified thiel embalming and ethanol-glycerin fixation in an anatomy environment: Potentials and limitations of two complementary techniques

Thiel-fixed specimens have outstandingly lifelike visual and haptic properties. However, the original Thiel method is expensive and requires an elaborate setup. It is therefore of principal interest to modify the Thiel method in order to make it available ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 05 2014]
Entities: Anatomy, Environment, Donor
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ultrasound simulator-assisted teaching of cardiac anatomy to preclinical anatomy students: A pilot randomized trial of a three-hour learning exposure

Ultrasound simulation allows students to virtually explore internal anatomy by producing accurate, moving, color, three-dimensional rendered slices from any angle or approach leaving the organs and their relationships intact without requirement for consumables. ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Effectiveness of three-dimensional digital animation in teaching human anatomy in an authentic classroom context

Three-dimensional (3D) digital animations were used to teach the human musculoskeletal system to first year kinesiology students. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of this method by comparing two groups from two different academic ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

The intermingled history of occupational therapy and anatomical education: A retrospective exploration

Few research articles have addressed the anatomical needs of entry-level occupational therapy students. Given this paucity of empirical evidence, there is a lack of knowledge regarding anatomical education in occupational therapy. This article will primarily ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

The cranial nerve skywalk: A 3D tutorial of cranial nerves in a virtual platform

Visualization of the complex courses of the cranial nerves by students in the health-related professions is challenging through either diagrams in books or plastic models in the gross laboratory. Furthermore, dissection of the cranial nerves in the gross ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Noted scientist, academic returns MPHS sweater after 70 years

When George S. Kendrick left Mount Pleasant High School in 1944 to join the U.S. Navy and serve in World War II, he carried one of the first athletic sweaters awarded by the school and an award for winning first place in district in the 220 yard dash ... [Published Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Breastmilk research may lead to medical breakthrough

A researcher at The University of Western Australia has been awarded two major international grants to carry out further investigations into human breast milk.Assistant Professor Foteini Hassiotou of UWA's Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group won an ... [Published Health Canal - Mar 25 2014]

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...She made her political ambitions know when she launched an unsuccessful effort to become president. She is famously known for saying "I have a brain and a uterus and I use both."
In the journal Stem Cells, Assistant Professor Hassiotou writes that "the mammary gland undergoes significant remodelling during pregnancy and lactation, which is fuelled by controlled mammary stem cellcell proliferation."
"It was a giant raptor, but with a chicken-like head and presumably feathers. The animal stood about 10 feet tall, so it would be scary as well as absurd to encounter" says University of Utah biology postdoctoral fellow Emma Schachner, a co-author of
"We thought that this made them in a sense a more effective lung than you would find otherwise," Farmer said. "Finding this in animals that don’t have those metabolic rates means we were probably wrong."

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An approach toward the development of core syll... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 17 2014]
Study Examines Vitamin D Deficiency and Cogniti... [Published Infrosoft - Apr 15 2014]
American Association of Anatomists 2014 award w... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 15 2014]
Positive impact of a master of science in appli... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 15 2014]
Comparison of modified thiel embalming and etha... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 05 2014]
Correlating students' educational background, s... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 05 2014]
The integrated anatomy practical paper: A robus... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 05 2014]
Ultrasound simulator-assisted teaching of cardi... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Apr 05 2014]
The intermingled history of occupational therap... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 28 2014]
The cranial nerve skywalk: A 3D tutorial of cra... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 28 2014]
Effectiveness of three-dimensional digital anim... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 28 2014]
Noted scientist, academic returns MPHS sweater ... [Published Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune - Mar 26 2014]
Colorado Women Rock [Published Huffington Post - Mar 25 2014]
Breastmilk research may lead to medical breakth... [Published Health Canal - Mar 25 2014]
Large feathered dinosaur species discovered in ... [Published Press News.org - Mar 19 2014]
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Anatomical knowledge gain through a clay-modeli... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 12 2014]
Modified team-based learning strategy to improv... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Mar 12 2014]
University of Utah study: Lizard lungs work lik... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 11 2013]
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