Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Name: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Three UCSF Faculty Elected to Institute of Medicine

Three UCSF faculty members are among 70 new members and 10 foreign associates of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced during the organization’s 44th annual meeting announced on Oct. 20. Eric P. Goosby, MD, professor of medicine and director of the ... [Published UCSF News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 10 reports

Powerful New Microscope Allows Scientists To View The World Like Never Before

You've never seen cells up-close quite like this.Developed at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a powerful new microscope can record the activity of living cells, molecules, and embryos in 3D and in real-time. Just check out the video above that shows ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

UT Southwestern scientists discover new clues to how weight loss is regulated

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 23-Oct-2014DALLAS – Oct. 23, 2014 – A hormone seen as a popular target to develop weight-loss drugs works by directly targeting the brain and triggering previously unknown activity in the nervous system, UT Southwestern Medical Center ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Breast cancer drug holds promise in combination therapy for Ewing sarcoma

Ewing sarcoma tumours disappeared and did not return in more than 70 percent of mice treated with combination therapy that included drugs from a family of experimental agents developed to fight breast cancer, reported St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ... [Published Ecancer Medicalscience - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

New Microscopy Technique Offers Astounding Resolution Over Time

By Bio-IT World StaffOctober 23, 2014 | A paper describes a new type of fluorescence microscope that is capable of taking images of living, three-dimensional systems over long periods of time without degrading cells or fluorescent molecules. The technique, ... [Published Bio-IT World - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer wars: another breakthrough offers new hope

23 October 2014print 0Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way to fight one of the world’s deadliest cancers.By identifying ... [Published Popular Mechanics South Africa - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Salk, Lung Cancer, Tumor
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wow. This video of cells dividing is incredible.

Above is a 3-D video of real, living cells dividing.It's from a new study in Science led by Eric Betzig, who  recently won a Nobel Prize in chemistry for his body of work developing high-resolution microscopes.The video itself shows an embryo of the roundworm ... [Published VOX.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Targeting replicative stress in cancer therapy

Speaker: Oskar Fernandez-Capetillo, PhDHHMI International Early Career Scientist, Genomic Instability Group, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, SpainOrganizer: IRB BarcelonaDate: Friday December 12th, 12.00hPlace : Aula Fèlix Serratosa, ... [Published IRB Barcelona - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lefkowitz On Finding His Career

[embedded content]DukePresident Richard H. Brodhead interviews Dr. Robert Lefkowitz, a 2012 Nobel Prize in chemistry winner and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator who has spent his 39-year research career at the Duke University Medical Cent ... [Published Duke University - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

The Conversation launches in the US with 10-strong team

Academia-meets-journalism website The Conversation has expanded into the US with a 10-strong team working out of Boston University.They will work with academics across the US to produce content, starting with 62 members of the American Association of ... [Published Mumbrella - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Andrew Murray named an HHMI professor

H arvard’s Andrew Murray has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) professor and will receive $1 million in funding over a five-year period.In addition to the grant, Murray, who is the Herschel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics, professor ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Chasing the Real-Time BI Dream

It is time for your organization to put "achieving at or near real-time views of data" higher on its strategic priority list?Business intelligence has traditionally been thought of as limited to historical views of data. Yet, driving out data latency ... [Published BI This Week - Oct 21 2014]

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...that we welcome our esteemed colleagues to the InstituteInstitute of Medicine," said IOM President Victor J Dzau, in making the announcement. "These leaders' tremendous achievements have contributed significantly to advancing health and medicine. The expertise and knowledge they bring to the IOM will encourage and enhance its success."
...Eric Betzig, a physicist, inventor, and engineer at the institute who developed the microscope, said in a written statement. "We know what the microscope can offer in terms of the imaging, but I think there are a lot of applications we haven't even thought of yet."
"There is some evidence that this type of defect is present in other paediatric tumours, and we are actively investigating drug sensitivity in those cancers."
The scientists developed a complete set of documents for developing the lattice light-sheet microscope; "anyone who wants to make one can get a license with the Howard HughesHoward Hughes Medical Institute" Betzig says...

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Three UCSF Faculty Elected to Institute of Medi... [Published UCSF News - Oct 24 2014]
Three UCSF faculty members are among 70 new members and 10 foreign associates of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced during the organization’s 44th annual meeting announced on Oct. 20. Eric P. Goosby, MD, professor of medicine and director of the ...
Nobelist's New Microscope Captures Life in Action [Published IEEE Spectrum - Oct 23 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: Betzig Lab/HHMI T-cell (orange) and target cell (blue) after forming an immunological synapse. The image is captured in unprecedented detail by a lattice light sheet microscopy. In December Eric ...
New Microscope Makes Gorgeous 3-D Movies Of Liv... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Oct 23 2014]
Protist T. thermophila, Imaged with a Lattice Light-Sheet Microscope Click here to enlarge. Betzig Lab, HHMI There's a new microscope in town and the images it produces are stunning. An international team of engineers and biologists is announcing it's made ...
Fast modeling of cancer mutations [Published MIT News feed - Oct 22 2014]
Sequencing the genomes of tumor cells has revealed thousands of genetic mutations linked with cancer. However, sifting through this deluge of information to figure out which of these mutations actually drive cancer growth has proven to be a tedious, ...
Andrew Murray named an HHMI professor [Published Harvard Gazette - Oct 21 2014]
Harvard’s Andrew Murray has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) professor and will receive $1 million in funding over a five-year period. In addition to the grant, Murray, who is the Herschel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics, ...
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