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Potential new approach to Alzheimer's treatment offered by 'Chaperone' compounds

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Columbia University, Biology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Huffington Post

A Tale of Brandeis, Islam, Feminism and the Left

There are certain subjects that progressives tend to shy away from for their own ideological reasons.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam

Surgical Products

Report Recommends Insurers Use Prescription Monitoring Data To Reduce Opioid Abuse, Deaths

The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis University has issued a ground-breaking report recommending that medical insurers use prescription monitoring data to reduce the overdoses, deaths and healthcare costs associated with abuse of opioids and other prescription drugs.

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Newswise

Neurophage Discovers GAIM-Changing Molecules to Combat Alzheimer's...

Cambridge, MA, April 22, 2014 - Researchers from NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have engineered a series of molecules with the potential to treat most neurodegenerative diseases that are characterized by misfolded proteins, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Waltham, MA

Brandeis' News

Arts festival invites people to find themselves

The 62nd annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts at Brandeis University, which runs Thursday, April 24 - Sunday, April 27, offers more than 50 events, performances and activities that cover a range of artistic forms and styles, from music to plays, art exhibitions to sketch comedy, video art to sidewalk drawings.

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Related Topix: Chris, Hip-Hop

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Trojan

USG responds to Greek tax resolution

As members of the Undergraduate Student Government Senate, we wish to address the concerns raised by Tara Campbell in Eric Wendorf's article "USG Senate rejects tax resolution."

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Canada.com

Free speech founders without judgment, tolerance

Brandeis University in the United States withdrew an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a well-known critic of radical Islam.

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P&T Community

'Chaperone' Compounds Offer New Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University have come up with a new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Columbia University, Biology

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Liberal Arts Require Respect for Dissenting Views

Brandeis University President Frederick Lawrence rightly sought to ensure that such hurtful sentiment not be injected into our festive commencement ceremonies.

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Newswise

"Chaperone" Compounds Offer New Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment

A team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center , Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Columbia University, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Las Vegas Review Journal

From Brandeis to Bunkerville, free speech fragile

It's a long cultural journey between Brandeis University and Bunkerville. But out of those completely different American landscapes came two powerful lessons in free speech.

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Related Topix: Bunkerville, NV

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Trojan

USC Annenberg screens newest 'Impact' episode

Impact, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism's award-winning television news magazine, debuted its 79th episode Thursday night at its Spring Screening.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA

Daily Trojan

Weekend releases should fail to nab top box office spot

This weekend will see a slew of new releases, all targeting different markets, but none of them should be major players.

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Related Topix: Inception, A Haunted House, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Scary Movie, Marlon Wayans

Globe and Mail

You mean, the free market actually works?

Brandeis University recently rescinded its offer of an honorary diploma for feminist and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali over her controversial statements about Islam.

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Related Topix: Opinion

MainStreetNews.com

Political correctness run amuck; spouse's job looks bad

The campuses of American colleges and universities have been bastions of liberalism and political correctness for the last 50 years.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Religion, Islam

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Book Burning - Next?

Nothing says Passover as clearly as Moses' exhortation from the Book of Leviticus: "Proclaim liberty throughout the Land unto all the inhabitants thereof."

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Daily Trojan

High fives to end cancer

Varisa Tantiwasadakran, a freshman majoring in print and digital journalism, high fives a fellow classmate during class in celebration of National High Five Day, which falls on every third Thursday in April.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA

Daily Trojan

Make your own d-mn sandwich

Haley Schumacher, a junior majoring in industrial and systems engineering, participates in the Women's Student Assembly's 'Feminist T-Shirt Give Away and Sandwich Making' event, which took place Thursday afternoon along Trousdale Parkway.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Brandeis' shameful decision

Why is Brandeis University afraid of Ayaan Hirsi Ali? The 44-year-old scholar is a fearless advocate for women's rights and a fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam

The Other McCain

Shocking: Brandeis Feminist Faculty Led Petition Against Aayan Hirsi Ali

The wretched cowardice of Brandeis University in rescinding an honorary degree for human rights activist Aayan Hirsi Ali surprised a lot of people.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Ali, US News, Conservative Political News

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