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The difficulties of Cushing’s syndrome

Diagnosing and treating Cushing’s syndrome is sometimes just as difficult as it was 70 years ago. For as long as it has been described, Cushing’s syndrome has presented physicians with a problem. Harvey Cushing first described it in 1932, and the diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of Cushing’s have remained a major challenge for endocrinologists ever since. Though uncommon, it is...

ERA-NET PathoGenoMics recognises outstanding PhD t...

Increasingly, disease-causing microorganisms are being analysed on a genetic level in the hope of identifying critical factors that might be therapeutically applicable. European research in this area is being promoted under the roof of the ERA-NET PathoGenoMics network. During the 3rd European Conference on Procaryotic Genomics, held from 7 to 10 October in Göttingen, Germany, the network recognised three outstanding...

Protected: BIT’s 4th Annual Congress of Inte...

Conference Name: BIT’s 4th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Science & Technology 2006 (IDDST-2006) Date: May 25-Jun.2, 2006 Location: Dalian & Xi’an, China Theme: Combating Major Diseases for Happy Life Website: http://www.iddst.com Main Conference: Time: May 25-29, 2006 Venue: Dalian World Expo Center Satellite Meeting: Time: May 30-June 2, 2006 Venue: Conference Hall at Xi’an...

NCCU’S BRITE PROGRAM TO RECEIVE LIBRARY WITH 350...

DURHAM, N.C. — DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina Central University (NCCU) (Durham, NC) has entered a material transfer agreement with Biogen Idec, a global biotechnology leader, that would provide its students with access to a 350,000 compound library. “The addition of this compound library aids the establishment of high throughput screening core facility and furthers the BRITE’s effort to collaborate...

CHEMAXON SUPPORTS OPEN SOURCE CHEMICAL INVENTORY A...

November 14th, 2005, Budapest, Hungary: ChemAxon, a software solutions provider for life sciences, announced the free provision of licenses for university users of an open source chemical inventory web application provided by Chemicalinventory.org. Chemicalinventory.org is an open source project initiated by Dann Vestergaard and Claus Stie Kallesoe as a thesis project at their Post Graduate IT Diploma studies. Dann...

Southern Research Institute Announces Joint Drug D...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 9 /PRNewswire/ — Southern Research Institute today announced that it has entered into a joint collaborative research program with Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP – News) to discover novel compounds as potential new products to treat infectious disease. Building on leads generated from Southern Research’s proprietary compound repository, scientists from both companies will...
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