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JDRF forms new research advisory committee

February 13, 2016

A newly formed external research advisory committee of nationally known diabetes experts will guide the JDRF on policy matters and research-related issues to help the organization further its strategic plan, according to a press release.

The committee, according to JDRF, will advise the organization on matters of policy pertaining to research philosophy and procedures to help the organization be more effective in its efforts to cure, prevent and treat type 1 diabetes.

HIVMA issues recommendations on HIV tests, procedures

February 13, 2016
The HIV Medicine Association issued recommendations for HIV tests and procedures that are frequently conducted, yet not always necessary, according to a press release…

Bladder cancer institute at Johns Hopkins named director

February 13, 2016
David J. McConkey, PhD, has been appointed director of the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute.The institute’s membership includes experts from…
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OrthoWorx board of directors elected two new board members

February 13, 2016
OrthoWorx announced the board of directors elected Paul Voorhorst, vice president of Worldwide Clinical Research, and Ray Gonzalez, plant manager, as new board members…

Publication Exclusive: Contact lens-assisted cross-linking treats corneal ectatic disorders in thin corneas

February 13, 2016
Collagen fibers in the human body are normally bonded together and stabilized by covalent cross-links. The tensile strength of mature collagen fibers is largely due to…
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Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria…
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A Biological Tissue Adhesive and Dissolvent System for Intraocular Tumor Plaque Brachytherapy

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, February 2016, Volume 47 Issue 2
To examine a novel technique for simplified placement and removal of plaque brachytherapy by fibrin glue and urokinase…
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VIDEO: O&P care is about the patient

February 8, 2016
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