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2 hrs ago | Bioinformatics

Oqtans: the RNA-seq workbench in the cloud for complete and...

Its distinguishing features include customizable computational workflows and a modular pipeline architecture that facilitates comparative assessment of tool and data quality.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, France, World News, Germany, Molecular Biology,

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Juno Therapeutics completes $176M fund-raising round; Bezos a contributor

Juno Therapeutics, the Seattle biotech that's creating treatments for late-stage cancer patients, said it's completed raising $176 million in its Series A round of funding.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Wed Apr 23, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

Clueing in' to the needs of ailing friends NEW

"They just didn't feel comfortable with being as close to somebody as I was to them and have that person suddenly become vulnerable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Freshnews

OncoSec Medical Names Adil Daud, M.D. as Chief Clinical Strategist

OncoSec Medical Inc. , a company developing its ImmunoPulse DNA-based immunotherapy to treat solid tumors, has named Adil Daud, M.D. as Chief Clinical Strategist.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, UC San Francisco, Hematology, Skin Cancer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Personal health: Bone-marrow transplants have an image problem

Sandra Haber, a 65-year-old psychologist in Brooklyn, wants everyone to know how easy it is now to donate bone marrow.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Health, Leukemia, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

High-fat diets linked to some types of breast cancer

Women who eat a lot of fat, particularly saturated fat, may be at higher risk of certain types of breast cancer, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Reuters, Italy, World News, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Apr 21, 2014

ABC News

Salaries Rising for Fundraisers at Top Charities

A new study of 280 nonprofits released Monday by the Washington-based Chronicle of Philanthropy shows nearly 30 top fundraisers have been earning more than $500,000, and at least two surpassed the $1 million mark.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CNN

Nonprofits that pay fundraisers big bucks

Getting people to donate money is a big business, and some universities, hospitals and other nonprofits are rewarding their top fundraisers with as much as $1 million to bring in the big bucks.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

New clinical trials underway for advanced lung cancer patients

HARI SREENIVASAN: Another medical story that caught our attention this week. Word of what's described as a pioneering clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Sreenivasan, Oncology, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WPLR

This Day in Music History: April 17th

He was 58 years old. 2004: At the Icons of the Twentieth Century Music auction at the Dallas Market Hall in Dallas, the piano Elton John wrote "Your Song" on sold for $164,500 and Kurt Cobain's Mosrite Gospel Mark IV guitar sold for $117,500.

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Related Topix: Danny Federici, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Bioscience Technology

Small Molecules Making Big News in Cancer Treatment

That said, one may be forgiven the impression that larger molecules-antibodies and related constructs, or T cells themselves being used in immunotherapies-were preferentially presented at American Association of Cancer Research annual conference.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Leukemia

Black Enterprise

3 Quickfire Networking Tips with Author & Marketer Sabrina Kizzie

In this special BlackEnterprise.com series, we share quick and easy tips on career enhancement and workplace issues-on everything from networking to leadership to conflict resolution-from industry leaders.

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Related Topix: Baruch College, City University of New York, Social Software, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sag Harbor Online

Katya s Courage 5K Raises $50,000 for Research, Scholarship, Education

Katy's Courage, the non-profit dedicated to education, counseling and pediatric cancer research, hosted its fourth annual Katy's Courage 5K on April 5. More than 1,200 participants, along with babies in strollers pushed by parents and dogs of all shapes and sizes, ran, jogged or walked to the finish line to help raise funds as well as remember Katy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pediatric Cancer, Health, Sag Harbor, NY, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

FluoroPharma Appoints Dr. H. William Strauss, Internationally...

FluoroPharma Medical, Inc. , a company specializing in the development of novel diagnostic imaging products that utilize positron emission tomography technology for the detection and assessment of disease before clinical manifestation, today announced that Dr. H. William Strauss has been appointed to chair the company's scientific advisory board.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Medicine, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Cornell University, Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb

The Lebanon Daily News

What cancer's miracle patients can teach us about the disease

Now scientists are starting to use sophisticated DNA sequencing technology to determine if these "exceptional responders" carry gene variations that can lead to new treatment approaches, better targeted therapies or even the re- emergence of experimental drugs once deemed failures.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Hospital Administration, Cambridge, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Before He Died, Christopher Evan Welch Gave Us The Perfect Embodiment Of Tech-World Hubris

Just a day after Christopher Evan Welch landed a career-making role on HBO's "Silicon Valley," he received some heartbreaking news.

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Related Topix: Christopher Evan Welch, Health, Lung Cancer, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Los Angeles, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Theater, Arts

The Washington Post

Cancer's Miracle Patients Studied Anew for Disease Clues: Health

Now scientists are starting to use sophisticated DNA sequencing technology to determine if these "exceptional responders" carry gene variations that can lead to new treatment approaches, better targeted therapies or even the re- emergence of experimental drugs once deemed failures.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Charitable Organizations, National Cancer Institute, Hospital Administration, Cambridge, MA, Business News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Local

Study Links Erectile Dysfunction Drugs With Increased Risk Of Malignant Melanoma

A new study shows a possible link between popular erectile dysfunction drugs and an increased risk of developing a deadly form of skin cancer.

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Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Health, Skin Cancer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Wed Apr 09, 2014

New Scientist

Shared trial data may identify at-risk cancer patients

Waste not want not. An initiative launched this week aims to breathe new life into neglected data from clinical trials.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Newkerala.com

1984 riots: Sonia refuses to submit passport copy

New York, Apr 8 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi has refused to submit a copy of her passport in a US court in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, said reports on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

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