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Health - Life Sciences - 16.11.2009
UCLA Stroke Center to help launch new system of stroke-certified hospitals in Los Angeles
The UCLA Stroke Center at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center will be part of a new stroke-certified hospital system that has the potential to greatly improve response times, treatments and overall outcomes for those who suffer a stroke in Los Angeles County.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.11.2009
Rector of Imperial College London
Rector of Imperial College London
Rector of Imperial College London Sir Roy Anderson to return focus to international research and advisory career; Sir Keith O'Nions is Acting Rector from 1 January 2010 - %0A " For immediate release

Health - Pharmacology - 13.11.2009
Novartis receives approval in Switzerland for Celtura®, a cell culture-based Influenza A(H1N1) pandemic vaccine
13.11.2009 / Basel - Novartis Approvals in Germany and Switzerland demonstrate expanded adoption of new cell culture technology - an important milestone in replacing 50 year-old egg-bas

Psychology - Health - 13.11.2009
Can thinking of a loved one reduce your pain?
—from the song "The Very Thought of You" by Ray Noble Can the mere thought of your loved one reduce your pain? Yes, according to a new study by UCLA psychologists that underscores the importance of social relationships and staying socially connected.

Health - Administration - 12.11.2009
Fitter, happier: improving how we interact with the systems that surround us
On World Usability Day, two UCL researchers describe how their work is making the systems in our lives more efficient, pleasurable and safe to use.

Health - Administration - 12.11.2009
Fitter, happier: improving how we interact with the systems that surround us
On World Usability Day, two UCL researchers describe how their work is making the systems in our lives more efficient, pleasurable and safe to use.

Health - 12.11.2009
International neonatal neurology and therapeutic hypothermia symposium
UCL will host the first ever International Symposium on Neonatal Neurology and Therapeutic Hypothermia in India next month.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 12.11.2009
People entering their 60s may have more disabilities today than in prior generations
In a development that could have significant ramifications for the nation's health care system, Baby Boomers may well be entering their 60s suffering far more disabilities than their counterparts did in previous generations, according to a new UCLA study. The findings, researchers say, may be due in part to changing American demographics.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.11.2009
Chief Scientific Officer to open hearing research unit
Chief Scientific Officer to open hearing research unit
A national research unit which brings together academics and clinicians to conduct novel research into the management of hearing loss and tinnitus officially opens this month.

Health - 12.11.2009
Towards animal-free cancer research
Towards animal-free cancer research
PA 292/09 Cutting edge research into better cancer treatment without the need for animal experiments has taken a major step forward at The University of Nottingham. Scientists at the School of Clinical Science's Division of Pre-Clinical Oncology have won a highly prestigious £400,000 grant from the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs).

Pharmacology - Health - 12.11.2009
Novartis launches Prevacid®24HR over-the-counter for full 24-hour frequent heartburn treatment
12.11.2009 / Basel - Novartis Prevacid®24HR provides America 's 50 million frequent heartburn sufferers with convenient and easy accessibility to this effective heartburn treatment Bas

Life Sciences - Health - 12.11.2009
Chromosomes dance and pair up on the nuclear membrane
Chromosomes dance and pair up on the nuclear membrane
BERKELEY — Meiosis – the pairing and recombination of chromosomes, followed by segregation of half to each egg or sperm cell – is a major crossroads in all organisms reproducing sexually. Yet, how the cell precisely choreographs these chromosomal interactions is a long-standing question. Chromosome motion can be directly observed by microscopic imaging of worms expressing fluorescent fusion proteins.

Physics - Health - 11.11.2009
£4.9 million to develop metamaterials for 'invisibility cloaks' and 'perfect lenses'
£4.9 million to develop metamaterials for ’invisibility cloaks’ and ’perfect lenses’
£4.9 million to develop metamaterials for 'invisibility cloaks' and 'perfect lenses' Imperial receives major new funding grant from The Leverhulme Trust %0A " Imperial College London news rel

Health - 11.11.2009
Imperial to lead £2.7 million study as part of UK's response to swine flu
Imperial to lead £2.7 million study as part of UK’s response to swine flu
Imperial to lead £2.7 million study as part of UK's response to swine flu Research aims to find out why some people have severe symptoms - %0A " By Lucy Goodchild Thursday 12 November 2009 A

Life Sciences - Health - 11.11.2009
Dopamine enhances expectation of pleasure in humans
Press release Links: Enhancing the effects of the brain chemical dopamine influences how people make life choices by affecting expectations of pleasure, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Neurology.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.11.2009
Dopamine enhances expectation of pleasure in humans
Press release Links: Enhancing the effects of the brain chemical dopamine influences how people make life choices by affecting expectations of pleasure, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Neurology.

Health - Environment - 10.11.2009
Drug shrinks lung cancer tumours in mice
Drug shrinks lung cancer tumours in mice
Drug shrinks lung cancer tumours in mice Researchers plan to take treatment to clinical trials - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo until: 13.00 EST/18.00 G

Health - Life Sciences - 10.11.2009
£2.1m grant to investigate symptoms and spread of swine flu
UCL's Andrew Hayward is to lead a £2.1m project examining the symptoms, prevention and treatment of the 2009 H1N1 influenza strain, known as swine flu, as part of a major collaboration announced today.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.11.2009
£2.1m grant to investigate symptoms and spread of swine flu
UCL's Andrew Hayward is to lead a £2.1m project examining the symptoms, prevention and treatment of the 2009 H1N1 influenza strain, known as swine flu, as part of a major collaboration announced today.

Health - Linguistics / Literature - 10.11.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 09.11.2009

Health - Economics / Business - 09.11.2009
UM Researcher Receives $9 Million NIH Grant
UM Researcher Receives $9 Million NIH Grant
November 10, 2009 — Miami — Sara J. Czaja, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and codirector of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicin

Health - Economics / Business - 09.11.2009
Intel, Safeway luminaries to address how tech can lower health costs
BERKELEY — Can technological innovation rein in our nation’s escalating health care costs? On Wednesday, Nov.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.11.2009
UHS releases new update on H1N1 flu vaccine
BERKELEY — University Health Services (UHS) sent a CALmessage today to update the campus on the status of its H1N1 flu vaccines supply.

Chemistry - Health - 08.11.2009
Deputy Rector of Imperial College London
Deputy Rector of Imperial College London
Deputy Rector of Imperial College London Professor Stephen Richardson, Principal of the Faculty of Engineering, takes on new role - %0A " For immediate use Monday 9 November 2009 A leading engineer w

Health - Environment - 08.11.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 05.11.2009
‘Self-manufacturing pill’ wins students international prizes
‘Self-manufacturing pill’ wins students international prizes
?Self-manufacturing pill? wins students international prizes Imperial College London students win a clutch of prizes at the 2009 International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) Gold medal Imperi

Health - Pharmacology - 05.11.2009
Novartis receives regulatory approval in Germany for Celtura®, a cell culture-based Influenza A(H1N1) pandemic vaccine
05.11.2009 / Basel - Novartis Clinical trials in more than 1,850 individuals across all age groups show strong efficacy, that can induce immune responses associated with protection agai

Health - Economics / Business - 05.11.2009
New $10.9 million grant to study impacts of sanitation on diseases
BERKELEY — Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have received a five-year, $10.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to evaluate several interventions to combat diarrheal disease in developing countries.

Health - Life Sciences - 04.11.2009
UCL duo represent UK at astronautical congress
UCL duo represent UK at astronautical congress
One current and one former student from UCL have represented the UK at the prestigious International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in South Korea.

Health - Environment - 04.11.2009
LANL breaks ground on key sediment control project
LANL breaks ground on key sediment control project
Structures will limit flow of sediments toward Rio Grande Los Alamos, New Mexico, November 5, 2009— Crews broke ground this week on one of two engineered structures in a Los Alamos National Lab

Health - Life Sciences - 04.11.2009
A. Eugene Washington appointed as dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences at UCLA
Message to UCLA administrative officers, deans, department chairs, directors, vice chancellors and faculty of the medical echool and medical sciences from Scott Waugh, executive vice chancellor and p

Health - 04.11.2009
A. Eugene Washington appointed dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences
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Health - Chemistry - 04.11.2009
Astellas, Medivation to develop, commercialize MDV3100 for treatment of prostate cancer
Astellas Pharma Inc. of Japan and California's Medivation Inc. have announced a global agreement to develop and commercialize MDV3100, a chemical compound developed in UCLA science laboratories that is now Medivation's investigational drug for the treatment of prostate cancer. MDV3100 is currently being evaluated in the Phase 3 AFFIRM clinical trial in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer who were previously treated with docetaxel-based chemotherapy.

Health - Life Sciences - 04.11.2009
Study to explore if more sleep will help teens shake off depression
BERKELEY — After a late night of texting, instant-messaging or updating Facebook, it’s hardly surprising that many teenagers show up groggy for school.

Health - Art and Design - 02.11.2009
New Centre at Imperial to explore benefits of arts therapy
New Centre at Imperial to explore benefits of arts therapy
New Centre at Imperial to explore benefits of arts therapy Researchers talk about the new International Centre for Research in Arts Therapies - %0A " A new Centre has launched at Imperial College Lon

Mathematics - Health - 02.11.2009
A Tale of Two Cities: The Sheffield Project
The Social and Spatial Inequalities Research Group at the University of Sheffield's Geography Department has carried out research into the changing social geography of Sheffield. The research was commissioned by Sheffield Brightside MP David Blunkett. The researchers analysed a wide range of indicators, obtained from a variety of sources, including South Yorkshire´s Local Area Statistics On-line Service (LASOS), NHS Sheffield and Sheffield City Council, as well as national data sources such as the Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics and HM Land Registry.

Health - History / Archeology - 02.11.2009
Statement on UCLA’s organ transplantation program
CBS's "60 Minutes" ran a story Sunday, Nov. 1, on the Japanese Yakuza that included numerous inaccuracies relating to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and organ transplants in general.

Health - Physics - 01.11.2009
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research Study results suggest a hormone deficiency causes bile acid diarrhoea - Imperial College London News Release For Immediate Release Monday 2

Health - Environment - 01.11.2009
Digital 'plaster' for monitoring vital signs undergoes first clinical trials
Digital ’plaster’ for monitoring vital signs undergoes first clinical trials
Digital 'plaster' for monitoring vital signs undergoes first clinical trials Wireless device should enable patients' vital signs to be monitored without bulky monitoring machines News release Issued

Health - 01.11.2009
UCL awarded largest ever UK grant to investigate causes of Parkinson’s
UCL researchers have been awarded £5.3 million to investigate the causes of Parkinson's disease.

Health - 01.11.2009
UCL awarded largest ever UK grant to investigate causes of Parkinson’s
UCL researchers have been awarded £5.3 million to investigate the causes of Parkinson's disease.

Administration - Health - 29.10.2009
Funding Future Discoveries
The University of Birmingham is encouraging everyone to play a part in financing future discoveries with far-reaching benefits, as it launches its £60 million fundraising campaign this week.

Economics / Business - Health - 29.10.2009
LANL sponsors Recovery Act job fair
LANL sponsors Recovery Act job fair
Nearly 500 seek positions, from laborers to project managers Los Alamos, New Mexico, October 30, 2009—Nearly 500 job seekers turned out for a Los Alamos National Laboratory-sponsored job fair near Española, New Mexico, on Thursday.

Health - Administration - 29.10.2009
Kaiser Permanente gives $5.2 million to endow Center for Health Equity at UCLA
The UCLA School of Public Health has received a $5.2 million gift from Kaiser Permanente to endow the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.10.2009
Novartis on track to deliver Influenza A (H1N1) vaccine for the US
29.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis To date, Novartis has shipped more than 7.5 million doses of Influenza A (H1N1) vaccines in multi-dose vials and pre-filled syringes ready to use, a

Health - 28.10.2009
UCL to accelerate bringing stem cell therapies to clinic
UCL's Professor Pete Coffey is the joint leader of a major project to bring stem cell treatment to the point of clinical trial.

Event - Health - 28.10.2009
Zerkle wins Governor's Distinguished Public Service Award
Zerkle wins Governor’s Distinguished Public Service Award
Carolyn Zerkle, Los Alamos National Laboratory Stimulus Project leader. Los Alamos, New Mexico, OCTOBER 29, 2009—Carolyn E. Zerkle, leader of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Stimulus Project, has been named a 2009 winner of the Governor's New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award.