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AstraZeneca's biologics arm, MedImmune, announced a $6.5 million collaboration with Johns Hopkins University for joint research projects on cancer, cardiovascular ailments, and other maladies.
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The Roger Williams Medical Center has named Dr. Richa Tandon the facility's new Director of Infection Control.
People on the street wear face masks because of the outbreak of swine flu near Sannomiya JR station May 20, 2009, in Kobe, Japan.
"Ever since mast cells were discovered to be critical mobilizers of the body's powerful immune system, it has always been suspected that certain pathogens would have evolved mechanisms directed at undermining this cell," said senior study author Soman N. Abraham, Ph.D., professor of pathology, immunology, and molecular genetics and microbiology at ... (more)
Staphylococcus aureus , which is a major bacterial cause of disease, has been found in previously overlooked sites deep within the nose, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine.
Editor's note: Dr. Barbara Kazmierczak is an associate professor of medicine and microbial pathogenesis at Yale University School of Medicine.
The transaction is consistent with Emergent's growth plan in that it diversifies the company's revenue mix, adds commercial product sales and contributes to earnings growth.
MedImmune announced on Wednesday morning a $6.5 million research partnership with Johns Hopkins University , marking the second academic collaboration inked by the Gaithersburg biotech in recent months.
The number of consumers sickened by drinking raw, unpasteurized milk far exceeds case counts reported in well-publicized outbreaks, a new study from Minnesota suggests.
According to a new survey, by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, many people are not taking steps to prevent getting sick and don't know how to treat the flu if they do fall ill.
Jhon Orozco of Dover , a biology student at County College of Morris , recently gained some practical experience as part of his college education as the college's first intern at Elusys Therapeutics.
UC Riverside officials say they have alerted about two dozen people who may have been exposed to bacterial meningitis by a staff member at the university.
Lee's Summit-based Viracor-IBT Laboratories Inc. announced Tuesday that it has closed on its purchase of assets associated with the laboratory operations of the National Institute of Transplantation.
About half of Americans have misconceptions on how to prevent contracting the flu and to treat the illness, a new survey shows.
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam Tuesday advised flood evacuees to adhere to the instructions of the medical officers assigned to relief centres to prevent getting infected by diseases.