American Association of Anatomists

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Name: American Association of Anatomists
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Development of an interactive anatomical three-dimensional eye model

The discrete anatomy of the eye's intricate oculomotor system is conceptually difficult for novice students to grasp. This is problematic given that this group of muscles represents one of the most common sites of clinical intervention in the treatment ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The effect of selected “desirable difficulties” on the ability to recall anatomy information

“Desirable difficulties” is a theory from cognitive science used to promote learning in a variety of contexts. The basic premise is that creating a cognitively challenging environment at the learning acquisition phase, by actively engaging learners in ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

To quiz or not to quiz: Formative tests help detect students at risk of failing the clinical anatomy course

Through a modified team-based learning (TBL) in the anatomy pre-clerkship curriculum, formative evaluations are utilized in the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine to assess and predict students' outcomes on summative examinations. The purpose of ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Communications & Marketing Manager | American Association of Anatomists (AAA)/FASEB

FASEB’s reputation for excellence is reflected in the quality of its employees, who form an exceptional team that works to support the goals of the organization. Our positions are diverse and range from administrative, to professional, to executive. FASEB ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Near-peer teaching strategy in a large human anatomy course: Perceptions of near-peer instructors

Near-peer teaching (NPT) is a strategy in which senior students assume the instructor role with junior peers (mentees). Senior students develop unique skills and knowledge through NPT, an experience which extends their learning beyond content mastery. ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 09 2014]
Entities: Strategy, Anatomy, Teaching
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Project Coordinator | The American Association of Anatomists

The American Association of Anatomists (AAA), a not-for-profit scientific organization seeks an individual to provide project and administrative support to the AAA National Office. Duties include but are not limited to providing direct support to the ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Gaze patterns of gross anatomy students change with classroom learning

Numerous studies have documented that experts exhibit more efficient gaze patterns than those of less experienced individuals. In visual search tasks, experts use fewer, longer fixations to fixate for relatively longer on salient regions of the visual ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

American Association of Anatomists Invites Applications for Innovation Grants Program

Deadline: October 1, 2014The American Association of Anatomists was founded by Joseph Leidy in 1888 for the advancement of anatomical science. Today, through research, education, and professional development activities, AAA serves as the professional ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Notch 3 Protein, not its Gene Polymorphism, is Associated with the Chemotherapy Response and Prognosis of Advanced NSCLC Patients

ReferencesKosmidis P: Chemotherapy in NSCLC: historical review. Lung Cancer 2002;38:S19-22.Hildebrandt MA, Gu J, Wu X: Pharmacogenomics of platinum-based chemotherapy in NSCLC. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 2009;5:745-755.Gridelli C, Ferrara C, Del Gaizo ... [Published Sexual Development - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] [GRG] Cartilage-on-a-Chip Success Stirs Hopes for Joint Repair - U. of Pittsburgh

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cartilage-on-a-chip-success-stirs-hopes-for-joint-repair/81249797/ Cartilage-on-a-Chip Success Stirs Hopes for Joint Repair Cartilage-on-a-Chip Success Stirs Hopes for Joint Repair Among the innovations ... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 28 2014 - 1 reports

Cartilage, Made to Order: Living Human Cartilage Grown on Lab Chip

In a significant step toward reducing the heavy toll of osteoarthritis around the world, scientists have created the first example of living human cartilage grown on a laboratory chip. The researchers ultimately aim to use their innovative 3-D printing ... [Published Science Daily - Apr 28 2014]

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...ngineering at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, member of the American Association of Anatomists and the study's senior investigator. "We hope that the methods we're developing will really make a difference, both in the study of the disease and, ultimately, in treatments for people with cartilage degeneration or joint injuries."
"That’s surprising that we don’t know something so incredibly basic about the biology of a group of animals" she told The Tribune by phone from Denmark, where she is currently doing more research

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The effect of selected “desirable difficulties”... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 17 2014]
Development of an interactive anatomical three-... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 17 2014]
To quiz or not to quiz: Formative tests help de... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 17 2014]
Communications & Marketing Manager | American A... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
Near-peer teaching strategy in a large human an... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Sep 09 2014]
Project Coordinator | The American Association ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Gaze patterns of gross anatomy students change ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - Aug 23 2014]
American Association of Anatomists Invites Appl... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Aug 21 2014]
Notch 3 Protein, not its Gene Polymorphism, is ... [Published Sexual Development - Aug 20 2014]
[tt] [GRG] Cartilage-on-a-Chip Success Stirs Ho... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 30 2014]
Cartilage, Made to Order: Living Human Cartilag... [Published Science Daily - Apr 28 2014]
University of Utah study: Lizard lungs work lik... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 11 2013]
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