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  1. Association for Molecular Pathology Announces 2018 Award RecipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Newswise

    ROCKVILLE, Md. August 22, 2018 The Association for Molecular Pathology , the premier global, molecular diagnostics professional society, today announced the recipients of this year's Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics, Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award and Meritorious Service Award.

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  2. AMP Addresses Clinical Relevance of DNA Variants in Chronic Myeloid NeoplasmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Newswise

    ROCKVILLE, Md. - Aug. 21, 2018 - The Association for Molecular Pathology , the premier global molecular diagnostics professional society, today published consensus, evidence-based recommendations to aid clinical laboratory professionals with the management of most Chronic Myeloid Neoplasms and development of high-throughput pan-myeloid sequencing testing panels.

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  3. Thyroid dysfunction may lead to diabetes during pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Newswise

    Women with thyroid dysfunction in the first half of pregnancy face an increased risk for gestational diabetes , a form of diabetes that is typically diagnosed during the second trimester, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism . Thyroid dysfunction is common among pregnant women and has been linked to miscarriages, premature birth and adverse health outcomes in children.

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  4. Digital Health--Help or Hype?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Newswise

    Baltimore, MD, USA - May 22, 2018 - ISPOR , the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, held its second plenary session, " Digital Health - Help or Hype? ," this morning at ISPOR 2018 in Baltimore, MD, USA. As digital technologies such as smart phones, social media, and wearables have increasingly become available, the potential opportunities for tracking health metrics and enhancing participation in health-related research has grown significantly.

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  5. International Conference to Bring Together World Leaders in Eye CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Newswise

    Rockville, Md. - The most recent basic and clinical research developments related to the diagnosis and treatment of eye cancer will be the focus of a scientific meeting convened by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in partnership with the Champalimaud Foundation.

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  6. Students Help Organize Event to Support Persons with DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Newswise

    During the first week of spring semester, a group of Swarthmore students used putt-putt golf and animal fun to help raise close to $11,000 for local persons with disabilities. Students from Swarthmore's Global Neighbors club partnered with CADES , a local school for children, adolescents, and adults with special needs, and local volunteers to organize the third annual Putt Putt Palooza on January 28. In three years, the event, which began as a Strath Haven Middle School eighth grade service project, has raised a total of $29,000 for CADES.

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  7. Leaders in Vision Science Highlight Benefits of Federally-Funded ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Newswise

    Rockville, Md. - Leading vision scientists from the U.S. and around the world will gather in Washington, DC on Feb. 9 to discuss federal research funding with members of Congress.

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  8. New Study Finds Federally-Funded Technology Saved Medicare $9 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Newswise

    Rockville, Md. - A new study quantifying a 21-fold return on investment suggests an efficient - and non-partisan - method to cut healthcare spending is to invest in basic research.

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  9. UC San Diego Health Researchers Help Launch Second Pancreas Cancer "Dream Team"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Newswise

    Scientists and physicians at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, in partnership with colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, Johns Hopkins University in Maryland and elsewhere, have been awarded a $7 million grant over four years by Stand Up to Cancer to create a "dream team" to develop new ways to prevent pancreatic cancer - one of the nation's deadliest malignancies. The grant, sponsored and administered by SU2C, the Lustgarten Foundation and the American Association for Cancer Research, was accepted by Scott Lippman, MD, director of Moores Cancer Center, and his two co-leaders at an international cancer conference in Philadelphia earlier today.

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  10. What We Call Postdoctoral Researchers Matters, Scientists SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Newswise

    ROCKVILLE, Md. In an opinion piece to be published today in the journal eLife , eight scientists and science policy experts make the case for standardizing how postdoctoral researchers are categorized by human resources offices and provide a framework that willing institutions can follow.

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  11. Professor Receives $230,000 to Assist U.S. Department of Defense in Social Bot DetectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Newswise

    A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received $230,000 to help defend the United States against the use of social bots. Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy Endowed Chair of Information Science, received the grant to develop a socio-computational model for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to detect the online presence of social bots.

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