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Global Team Enables Child With a Fatal Genetic Disease to Recover

Contact: Kathryn Ullman Mount Sinai Press [email protected] Global Team Enables Child With a Fatal Genetic Disease to Recover (New York, NY – January 16, 2019) –…

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UIC announces partnership with Mexican technological university

University of Illinois at Chicago Chancellor Michael Amiridis will host a welcome meeting with representatives of the Monterrey Institute of Technology (Tecnológico de Monterrey) to…

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A Look Back: The Metcalfe Rooms

A distinctive piece of Buffalo history is preserved at Buffalo State College, a throwback to a time when mansions dotted the city’s landscape and the…

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Study: MS Drug Costs Nearly Triple over Seven Years, Even with Introduction of Generic

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020Media Contacts:Renee Tessman, [email protected], (612) 928-6137Michelle Uher, [email protected], (612) 928-6120  Study: MS Drug Costs Nearly…

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Five ways to prevent back injury while shoveling snow

As we all prepare for snowy winter weather, orthopaedic surgeon and spine expert Srinivasu Kusuma, MD, of the University of Chicago Medicine Medical Group, offers tips…

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Scientists pioneer new generation of semiconductor neutron detector

Whether you are trying to detect a possible radiation signature from a suspicious package or vehicle, or you are measuring power output in a nuclear…

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NIH grant to improve neonatal brain injury detection using photoacoustic imaging technology

DETROIT – Hypoxic-Ischemic brain Injury (HII) is a severe injury caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain at or near time of birth in preterm…

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National survey seeks musicians’ input on mental health and substance misuse challenges

The Tulane University of School of Social Work is partnering with the nonprofit Send Me A Friend in a nationwide survey aimed at examining the…

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Thunderbird’s Allen Morrison offers expert analysis of China trade deal phase 1 agreement, says US agricultural trade with China may never return to its previous levels.

Thunderbird's renowned expert on Chinese business, Allen Morrison, offers analysis of phase 1 trade agreement, says US agricultural trade with China may never return to…

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2020 is the Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and Penn Nursing is joining in on the…

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Texas Abortion Patients’ Attempts to End Their Pregnancy on Their Own is Higher than the National Rate, New Study Finds

AUSTIN, Texas—A new study by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) finds that approximately seven percent of patients seeking abortion at Texas clinics had tried…

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Team led by PPPL wins major supercomputer time to help capture on Earth the fusion that powers the sun and stars

Researchers led by C.S. Chang of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have been awarded major supercomputer time to address…

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BLOOD STEM CELL RESEARCH

University of Delaware biomedical engineer Emily Day is working on technology that may one day replace bone marrow transplants.  Currently, bone marrow transplants are used…

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Mutations in donors’ stem cells may cause problems for cancer patients

A stem cell transplant — also called a bone marrow transplant — is a common treatment for blood cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML).…

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App uses voice analysis, AI to track wellness of people with mental illness

A new study finds that an interactive voice application using artificial intelligence is an effective way to monitor the wellbeing of patients being treated for…

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Pathogenic Alzheimer’s disease cascade is activated by faulty norepinephrine signaling

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In preclinical experiments, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have revealed a key missing piece of the Alzheimer’s disease puzzle. That allowed…

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Overactive Brain Waves Trigger Essential Tremor

NEW YORK, NY (Jan. 15, 2020)—The source of essential tremor—a movement disorder that causes involuntary trembling of the hands, arms, and head—has been enigmatic, impeding…

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Researchers Identify Gene with Functional Role in Aging of Eye

A lengthy-named gene called Elongation of Very Long Chain Fatty Acids Protein 2 or ELOVL2 is an established biomarker of age. In a new paper,…

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UIC climbs to No. 3 in U.S. News Best Online Programs rankings

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s online bachelor’s degree programs rose to the No. 3 spot in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best…

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American Association for Thoracic Surgery Adopts HUBzero® Cloud Platform

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) has adopted an open-source, cloud-based platform led out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) that addresses widely…

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B-cell enrichment predictive of immunotherapy response in melanoma, sarcoma and kidney cancer

HOUSTON ― The likelihood of a patient responding to immune checkpoint blockade may depend on B cells in the tumor, located within specialized immune-cell clusters…

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StubHub Chief Product and Technology Officer on Solving Problems and Listening to Customers

By Dave Hendrick After a summer internship with a major consulting firm following his First Year at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, StubHub…

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Global Leaders to Speak at UVA Darden’s Leadership Speaker Series This Spring

By Dave Hendrick The University of Virginia Darden School of Business will welcome two distinguished global leaders to Grounds this spring as part of its Leadership Speaker Series.…

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On Changing Destiny: 20 Questions With Mastercard CFO Sachin Mehra

By Jay Hodgkins  University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus Sachin Mehra (MBA ’96) is the CFO of Mastercard, where he has risen through the…

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Diversity Practices: Challenges and Strategies

INSIGHTS FROM: Courtney McCluney WRITTEN BY: Seb Murray It’s been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned discrimination on the basis of race.…

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Resale ticket markets benefit sports teams and fans

New research co-authored by Yanwen Wang, an assistant professor in the UBC Sauder School of Business, reveals that the resale ticket market also appeals to…

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Reconnecting with nature key for sustainability

People who live in more built up areas and spend less free-time in nature are also less likely to take actions that benefit the environment,…

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Study Answers When Moderate to Late Preterm Babies Go Home

“When is my baby going home?” is one of the first questions asked by families of infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).…

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How coworkers impact the value of your skills

Cambridge, Massachusetts - In today's world, most workers are highly specialized, but this specialization can come at a cost - especially for those on the…

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Study: Women’s Blood Vessels Age Faster Than Men’s

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 15, 2020) -- New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai showed for the first time that women's blood vessels –…

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Certified nurse-midwives lead collaborative care model as solution to obstetrician shortage

LA CROSSE, Wis. ― Fewer physicians are pursuing careers in obstetrics, in part because of the intense, round-the-clock demands of the job and a high burnout…

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More Interventions Follow Gastric Bypass than Gastric Sleeve, Large Study Shows

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 15, 2020 – A study involving tens of thousands of bariatric surgery patients found that gastric bypass patients were significantly more likely than…

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Involving family in care for bipolar disorder helps children and teens stay healthier, longer

In a UCLA-led study, children and adolescents with a high risk for developing bipolar disorder stayed healthier for longer periods when their family members participated…

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Study: Pig virus is easily transmitted among chickens and turkeys

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The first animal study of a pig virus’s potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a…

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Black Patients Have Worse Outcomes of Lower Spinal Fusion Surgery

January 15, 2020 – Black patients undergoing lumbar (lower) spinal fusion surgery have worse outcomes – including higher complication rates, more hospital days, and higher…

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Are sinking soils in the Everglades related to climate change?

January 15, 2020 – Characterized by alligators, airboats, and catfish, the Everglades is a region of swampy wetlands in southern Florida. In addition to the area’s…

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Heterogeneity of Liver Cancer Cells Helps Explain Tumor Progression in Patients, Mount Sinai Research Found

(New York, NY – January 15, 2020) – Many liver cancer tumors contain a highly diverse set of cells, a phenomenon known as intra-tumor heterogeneity…