Bioinformatics Newswire (Page 7)

Bioinformatics Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Bioinformatics. (Page 7)

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  1. Type 1 diabetes patients have lower blood levels of four proteins that protect against immune attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Dr. Sharad Purohit, MCG biochemist and the study's first author; Dr. Ashok Sharma, an MCG bioinformatics expert and study co-first author; Dr. Jin-Xiong She, director of the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. Credit: Phil Jones Patients with type 1 diabetes have significantly lower blood levels of four proteins that help protect their tissue from attack by their immune system, scientists report.

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  2. Feds award $114M grant for regenerative medicine programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Canada.com

    The University of Toronto has been awarded a $114-million federal grant for a new regenerative medicine program aimed at developing innovative cell-based treatments for such major diseases as cancer, diabetes and blindness. The seven-year grant - the largest in the university's history - is the first of five to be awarded to post-secondary institutions under the Canada First Research Excellence Fund established by the federal government last year.

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  3. New tool uses 'drug spillover' to match cancer patients with treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Medical News Today

    ... to simultaneously silence more than one genetic cause of a patient's cancer. A recent article in the journal Bioinformatics from researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center describes a new tool that improves the ability to match drugs to ...

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  4. Basis for new treatment options for a fatal leukemia in children revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Medical News Today

    ... the t(17; 19) ALL subtype. The consortium team decoded the genome of the leukemic cells using sophisticated bioinformatics methods. The team found genetic aberrations in addition to the known translocation. "We are glad that we could contribute to ...

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  5. SIAM prize for distinguished service to the profession awarded to Carlos Castillo-ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | EurekAlert!

    Prize is awarded by SIAM to an applied mathematician who has made distinguished contributions to the furtherance of applied mathematics Castillo-Chavez is being recognized for his extraordinary mentoring that has helped bring numerous underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students at all levels to the mathematical sciences; for his extensive research record in mathematical biology and epidemiology; for his distinguished service on numerous national committees and advisory boards at SIAM, the Mathematics Institutes, US National Science Foundation, US National Institutes of Health, and elsewhere; and for his lifelong commitment to successfully promoting diversity in the applied mathematics community.

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  6. What does clinical research at universities in Germany need?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | EurekAlert!

    The DFG Presents recommendations / key areas: Staff structures and infrastructures for clinical trials, personalized medicine and bioinformatics / plea for open and free competition for funding and dependable career paths At the annual meeting of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft on 30 June 2015, the Senate of the largest research funding organisation approved recommendations for "Developing Clinical Research at German Universities Between 2015 and 2025" . The DFG Permanent Senate Commission on Key Questions in Clinical Research, chaired by DFG Vice-President Professor Dr. Leena Bruckner-Tuderman, had presented this abstract.

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  7. Type 1 diabetes patients have lower blood levels of 4 proteins that protect against immune attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | EurekAlert!

    ... genes weren't making more of the proteins, they likely would have diabetes, said Dr. Ashok Sharma, an MCG bioinformatics expert and study co-first author. One of the proteins found at low levels in patients, MIP-1 , has been shown in animal models ...

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  8. Alacris Theranostics Gmbh : Basis For New Treatment Options For A...Read the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... the t(17; 19) ALL subtype. The consortium team decoded the genome of the leukemic cells using sophisticated bioinformatics methods. The team found genetic aberrations in addition to the known translocation. "We are glad that we could contribute to ...

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  9. New tool helps match cancer patients with most ideal drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | UPI

    ... Genomics of Drug Sensitivity in Cancer database, the Kinase Addiction Ranker is shown in a study published in Bioinformatics to predict the genetic motivators powering cells in a tumor and select a kinase inhibitor to block them. "A lot of these ...

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  10. lastRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... to the position of President of Accelrys, the company's wholly owned software subsidiary. Mr. Structural Bioinformatics Inc. and GeneFormatics Inc. (GFI) have agreed to merge operations. The merger has been approved by the two companies' boards of ...

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  11. Teaching computers to create an early warning system for kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... complete kidney failure ." A Duke team, including Patel, Erich Huang in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and Katherine Heller in the Department of Statistical Science and their colleagues, is working to devise an early warning ...

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  12. What Are 'Eye Crusties' Made Of? uBiome Invites Citizen Scientists to Find OutRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | PRWeb

    Leading microbial genomics company uBiome is recruiting participants for an innovative study which will explore the microbial composition of "eye crusties", the gooey build-up that can form in the corner of the eyes after sleep. Finding gooey or crusty material in the corner of your eyes as you wake in the morning is quite normal.

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  13. New tool combines drugs to target kinase dependency in cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Medical News

    ... to simultaneously silence more than one genetic cause of a patient's cancer. A recent article in the journal Bioinformatics from researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center describes a new tool that improves the ability to match drugs to ...

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  14. MiModD 0.1.6.1Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Python

    ... the command line, but can also be integrated seamlessly and easily into any local installation of a Galaxy bioinformatics server providing a graphical user interface, database management of results and simple composition of analysis steps into ...

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  15. DGAP-News: Alacris Theranostics GmbH: Basis for new treatment options ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | GlobeNewswire

    ... the t(17; 19) ALL subtype. The consortium team decoded the genome of the leukemic cells using sophisticated bioinformatics methods. The team found genetic aberrations in addition to the known translocation. "We are glad that we could contribute to ...

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  16. Meta-Analysis of Placental Transcriptome Data Identifies a Novel...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | CiteULike

    ... relevant for preeclampsia are hampered by a relatively small sample size. In addition, they use a variety of bioinformatics and statistical methods, making comparison of findings challenging. To generate a more robust preeclampsia gene expression ...

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  17. SVG Colors, Patterns, and GradientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | O'Reilly

    ... work in data visualization, and builds upon the programming fundamentals she learned while earning a B.Sc. in bioinformatics. A policy research job for the Canadian Library of Parliament convinced her that she was more interested in discussing the ...

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  18. U of T gets $114M grant for regenerative medicine-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | DurhamRegion.com

    The University of Toronto has been awarded a $114-million federal grant for a new regenerative medicine program aimed at developing innovative cell-based treatments for such major diseases as cancer, diabetes and blindness. The seven-year grant - the largest in the university's history - is the first of five to be awarded to post-secondary institutions under the Canada First Research Excellence Fund established by the federal government last year.

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  19. Study Reveals Improved Way to Interpret High-throughput Biological DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Bioscience Technology

    This study has developed a unique bioinformatics approach for identifying associations between molecules from a range of vast data sources. Applied to studies with the aim to measure metabolism in tissues under variating conditions e.g. genetics, diets and environment.

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  20. Simultaneous Reconstruction of Multiple Signaling Pathways via the...Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | CiteULike

    Journal of Computational Biology , Vol. 20, No. 2. , pp. 124-136, doi:10.1089/cmb.2012.0092 Abstract Signaling and regulatory networks are essential for cells to control processes such as growth, differentiation, and response to stimuli.

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