The Lundquist Institute (TLI) and The Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute (Gates MRI) executed a license agreement for TLI intellectual property covering a synthetic lung surfactant formulation to be developed for respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) for premature infants in Low- and Middle-Income countries (LMIC). TLI already maintains patents on this invention in the
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Mar 8 2021 Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have become a global threat today, owing in part to the efficiency with which resistance spreads among them. Some of this spread happens in waterbodies—and our wastewater systems are no exception. A group of scientists from Korea and the US has now conducted some of the groundwork needed to optimize
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Vials of AstraZeneca vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19) during the first day of a mass vaccination of Police and Firefighters in the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium. Marcos del Mazo | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — The European Union has made its first intervention into the supply of coronavirus vaccines, with Italy reportedly blocking a shipment of
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Prepared syringes at the Brussels Expo Covid-19 Vaccination Center in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday, March 5, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Europe’s coronavirus vaccine rollout has been thrust into the spotlight once again after the Italian government blocked a shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines to Australia. The EU has struggled to distribute
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A monoclonal antibody “cocktail” developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to neutralize the COVID-19 virus is effective against all known strains, or variants, of the virus, according to a report published in the journal Nature Medicine. That was one of the findings reported by a multi-institutional team led by researchers at Washington University School
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Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he believes governors are right to begin easing Covid restrictions on businesses as long as mask policies remain in place. The former Food and Drug Administration commissioner made his comments on “Squawk Box” one day after Democratic Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced a host of changes set to take effect
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Statement From: Statement Author Leadership Role Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs – Food and Drug Administration Janet Woodcock M.D. Leadership Role Director – Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Susan T. Mayne Ph.D. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration takes exposure to toxic elements, such as arsenic, mercury, cadmium and lead, in
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With Covid vaccines expected to remain scarce into early spring, Connecticut has scrapped its complicated plans to prioritize immunizations for people under 65 with certain chronic conditions and front-line workers. Instead, the state will primarily base eligibility on age. Gov. Ned Lamont pointed to statistics showing the risk of death and hospitalization from Covid-19 rises
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) speaks after Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases during the 148th session of the Executive Board on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, January 21, 2021. Christopher Black | WHO | via Reuters The Covid-19
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Strong, collaborative relationships with principal investigators are a key factor of longevity in clinical research coordinator positions — an essential, but increasingly transient job in executing treatment-advancing clinical trials, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers found. Danielle Buchanan, BS, clinical translational research coordinator III in the Department of Neurology, and Daniel Claassen, MD, MS, chief of
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Patrons Sari and Peter Melendez enjoy lunch at Katz’s Delicatessen, the famous deli founded in 1888, on the first day of the return to indoor dining for New York City, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in New York, February 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Easing mask mandates and reopening restaurants have led to
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Vials of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine Johnson & Johnson via Reuters Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan rejected an initial allotment of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine this week, according to the Michigan state health department. At a press briefing Thursday, Duggan confirmed he declined this week’s allocation of J&J vaccines
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Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s just received a 5-year grant totaling $5.3 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to advance research into the relationship between air pollution and mental health in children and adolescents. The grant will enable the scientists to conduct new air pollution exposure studies and analyze its impact on
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As vaccination rollouts gather pace around the world, attention is now turning to vaccines of another kind: vaccine passports. Last week, the International Air Travel Association (IATA) announced the launch of its new digital travel pass as “the way forward” in resuming quarantine-free international travel. The app, which is so far being trialed by 30
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Richard Besser, who served as acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under former President Barack Obama, said he worries that people are discounting Covid numbers as governors decide to reopen their states.  “In Texas, where they removed the mask mandate, fewer than 10% of people have been vaccinated and the levels
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Sponsored Content by PittconMar 4 2021 Thought LeadersDaniel W. Armstrong Welch Distinguished Professor, Dept. ChemistryIn this interview, Dr. Daniel Armstrong from the University of Texas at Arlington talks to News-Medical Life Sciences about his upcoming Pittcon presentation. Could you start by telling us what D-amino acids are and what role they have in a healthy
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