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CMV load a potential endpoint in transplant infection trials

September 24, 2017

Although symptomatic cytomegalovirus disease is typically the endpoint in clinical trials involving organ recipients, viral load can act as a surrogate endpoint, according to researchers.

Several associations between viremia and actual disease in cytomegalovirus (CMV) suggest that there are advantages to using viral load as an endpoint, they wrote in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University appoint director of cellular immunotherapy

September 24, 2017
Pawel Muranski, MD, has been joined NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center as director of cellular immunotherapy at the newly established Good…
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Survival rate after ACL reconstruction varies among sports

September 24, 2017
Athletes in the National Football League experienced the lowest survival rate after ACL reconstruction, while athletes in the National Hockey League had the highest…

Allergan’s patent deal with Native American tribe tops cornea news

September 24, 2017
Allergan’s announcement that it will transfer its patent for Restasis to a New York-based Native American tribe led the recent cornea-related news, with trial…

AHA honors 2 hypertension researchers

September 24, 2017
The American Heart Association awarded two hypertension researchers with the Excellence Award for Hypertension Research during the AHA Council on Hypertension, Council…
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Back to the Future: Clinical Experience with and Access to Lipid-Lowering Agents of the Past, Present, and Future

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen and Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

With each passing year we gain new insight and understanding around the clinical utilization of lipid-lowering…
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Conjoint Tendon Release in Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty: No Impact on Patient Outcomes

Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2017
The direct anterior (DA) approach for total hip arthroplasty (THA) has become increasingly popular. However, femoral…
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