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International team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization


2018-02-22
International team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization International team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization An international team of scientists from NASA, Health Canada, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and more publish roadmap to enhancing radioresistance for space exporation and colonization. By Biogerontology Research Foundation | Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 These are ways to reduce health risks from space radiation... ...continue reading >>


Jiann Hong Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who


2018-02-22
Jiann Hong Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who Dr. Hong has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of higher education Dr. Hong has been an acclaimed professor in the department of material science and engineering at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) since 2013. TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA, February 22, 2018 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Jiann Hong,... ...continue reading >>


The successful launch of Falcon Heavy prompts a roadmap for radioresistant astronauts


2018-02-22
The successful launch of Falcon Heavy prompts a roadmap for radioresistant astronauts InSilico Medicine, Inc. IMAGE: The evolving set of strategies was proposed for increasing resistance to radiation in humans. view more Credit: Insilico Medicine This massively-collaborative paper proposes the roadmap for making humans more resistant to radiation and multiple other forms of stress- and age- associated damage. For the first time the group presented the Hallmarks of Radioresistance. "The... ...continue reading >>


Going to Mars? Here's some good news


2018-02-21
Updated February 21, 2018 23:44 +08 A team of researchers from NASA and other research centres have published a roadmap on how to circumvent or withstand the hazards of radiation during deep space exploration and colonization. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Oncotarget, the roadmap outlines future plans toward the goal of enhancing human radioresistance, including upregulation of endogenous repair and radioprotective mechanisms, possible leeways into gene therapy. Even the... ...continue reading >>


Team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization


2018-02-21
Team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization February 21, 2018, Biogerontology Research Foundation Ways to reduce health risks from space radiation during deep space travels. Multiple approaches from medical selection of radioresistant individuals to gene therapy may be proposed. Credit: Biogerontology Research Foundation, NASA Ames Research Center, Environmental and Radiation Health Sciences Directorate at Health Canada, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Belgian... ...continue reading >>


International team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization


2018-02-21
21-Feb-2018 International team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization An international team of scientists from NASA, Health Canada, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and more publish roadmap to enhancing radioresistance for space exporation and colonization Biogerontology Research Foundation Print E-Mail IMAGE: These are ways to reduce health risks from space radiation during deep space travels. Multiple approaches from medical selection of radioresistant individuals... ...continue reading >>


Oncotarget | Hypoxia enhances indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase production in dendritic cells


2018-02-20
Published in Oncotarget V9N14 , Feb 20, 2018 Research Papers: Hypoxia enhances indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase production in dendritic cells Xiang Song, Yan Zhang, Li Zhang, Wengang Song, Lixin Shi _ Metrics: PDF 25 views | HTML 33 views | ? Abstract Xiang Song 1, 2, * , Yan Zhang 3, * , Li Zhang 2 , Wengang Song 4 and Lixin Shi 3 1 Department of Endocrinology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou 215004, China 2 Comprehensive Ward, Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical... ...continue reading >>


Researchers find a pathway that leads to resistance of aggressive brain tumor treatment


2018-02-16
Researchers find a pathway that leads to resistance of aggressive brain tumor treatment February 16, 2018, Norris Cotton Cancer Center Immunodetection of IR/IGF1R (brown cells) in a high-grade glioma tumor after targeted therapy indicating insulin pathway activity in tumor cells surviving targeted therapy. Credit: Norris Cotton Cancer Center Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most common and deadly brain tumors. Despite the initial responsiveness to state-of-the-art therapies, tumors... ...continue reading >>


Insilico to present the advances in AI for pharma industry at AI Transforming Pharma R&D Congress


2018-02-15
Public Release: 15-Feb-2018 Insilico to present the advances in AI for pharma industry at AI Transforming Pharma R&D Congress InSilico Medicine, Inc. IMAGE: Insilico Medicine will present at the Artificial Intelligence: Transforming Pharma R&D Congress in Boston view more Credit: Insilico Medicine Thursday, February 15th, 2018, Baltimore, MD - Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based company specializing in the application of artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development and... ...continue reading >>


Insilico to present the advances in deep-learned multimodal biomarkers of aging at NCI


2018-02-06
Insilico to present the advances in deep-learned multimodal biomarkers of aging at NCI InSilico Medicine, Inc. IMAGE: Alex Zhavoronkov, CEO of Insilico Medicine and Evgeny Izumchenko, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, to present at the Machine Learning and Data Challenges in Cancer Research... view more Credit: Insilico Medicine, Inc. Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, Baltimore, MD - Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based company specializing in artificial... ...continue reading >>


Suicide molecules kill any cancer cell


2018-01-28
Suicide molecules kill any cancer cell January 28, 2018 Time traveling hundreds of millions of years to unleash one of nature’s original kill switches Small RNA molecules originally developed as a tool to study gene function trigger a mechanism hidden in every cell that forces the cell to commit suicide, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study, the first to identify molecules to trigger a fail-safe mechanism that may protect us from cancer. The mechanism — RNA suicide molecules —... ...continue reading >>



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