Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Tech Transfer Initiative Aims To Speed Development Of MS Treatments

Tech Transfer Initiative Aims To Speed Development Of MS Treatments
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society last week announced the creation of Fast Forward LLC, a technology transfer initiative aimed at translating promising laboratory discoveries into effective new treatments for MS sufferers.

Positive CHMP Vote For Betaferon® Label To Include Disability Progression Delay In Patients With The Earliest Sign Of MS
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended to include new results from the landmark BENEFIT (BEtaferon in Newly Emerging multiple sclerosis For Initial Treatment) study in the Betaferon® (interferon beta-1b) label.

National MS Society : Montel Williams Show to Air MS Episode
On Friday, September 1, the Montel Williams Show will re-air its annual multiple sclerosis awareness program. Every year Montel, who was diagnosed with MS ...

Montel Williams - Yahoo! TV
Montel Williams find the latest news, biography, career milestones, credits, filmography, ... Announced he had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ...

FOXNews.com - Montel Williams Apologizes for Telling Intern He Can ...
A producer from "The Montel Williams Show" has invited a newspaper intern to ... Williams, a patient advocate since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, ...

Montel Williams' blow-up: a symptom of multiple sclerosis or bad ...
Montel Williams' blow-up: a symptom of multiple sclerosis or bad judgment? [Terra Sigillata]. "Do you think pharmaceutical companies would be discouraged ...
neuroregeneration strategie

Promoters and serotypes: targeting of adeno-associated virus ...
... are now being used in our laboratory and by others to evaluate the potency of neuroprotective factors and neuroregenerative strategies (Cheng et al. ...

Regeneration Research
Research project tackles 'regeneration' gap
Researchers at the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida have initiated a project to treat human brain and other diseases by plundering the secrets of regeneration from creatures with remarkable powers of self-renewal, such as salamanders, newts, starfish and flatworms.

Fueled by about $6 million in private donations, university support and state matching funds, "The Regeneration Project" will connect scientists who work with adult human stem cells — the building blocks of self-renewal that exist within our brain, bone marrow and blood — with scientists who study how tissues and limbs develop in a variety of organisms.
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Researchers First To Image Biomarker Of Neurogenesis
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
The finding may also prove to be monumental in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, depression, and other disorders of ...
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Scientists Find Way to Track Stem Cells in Brain
WFIE-TV - Evansville,IN,USA
Finally, multiple sclerosis patients may also benefit from MRS-guided research into neural stem cells. "We are now doing a study that already started a year ...
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Hopes high for new therapy
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
Clinical trials using mscs are under way in Iran for use against cirrhosis, in England against multiple sclerosis, and in Japan for severe gum disease. ...
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UPI newstrack Health and Science News - December 8, 2007
Earthtimes - London,UK
Vitamin D deficiencies are implicated in hypertension, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease and cancer." LONDON, Dec. 7 The World Health Organization ...
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Hopes high for new therapy
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
Bryan Patrick / bpatrick@sacbee.com They are not from human embryos, but the stem cells being packed into Perry Anderson's spine may help him heal from a ...
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UR researchers split on promise of stem cells culled from skin
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester,NY,USA
... and his fellow stem cell researchers had spent the last 15 years searching for cures for myelin diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and Tay-Sachs. ...
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Smoke Screen
Campus Progress - Washington,DC,USA
Meanwhile, the Bush administration's insistent opposition to comprehensive sex education, embryonic stem-cell research, and the morning-after pill continues ...
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PET and bioluminescent imaging aid evaluation of stem cells ...
HealthTech Wire (press release) - Berlin,Germany
... bone marrow stem cells may help regenerate cells in individuals with heart disease (heart attacks) or brain disorders (strokes, multiple sclerosis) or ...
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Treatment using antibiotic may help slow MS
CTV.ca - Canada
An experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis that uses an antibiotic along with a common MS medication may slow the progress of the disease, ...
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