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Georgetown Science Research Breakthrough Keeps Cancer Cells Alive in Lab

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Jan 13, 2012

Researchers say they may have made a science research breakthrough in the fight against cancer by discovering how to keep tumor cells alive in the lab. Up until recently, scientists haven’t been able to keep cells alive in a way where they look and act like they would in the body. Doctors previously had to freeze or set in wax biopsied tissue to make a diagnosis.

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Tags: Georgetown University, Northeast, cancer research, cancer research, D.C., science research

Penn Medicine Receives $16 Million in Science Research Funding

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Jan 11, 2012

An anonymous gift of $16 million in science research funding to the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will fund the establishment of the Neuroscience of Behavior Initiative, which aims to strengthen Penn’s program in basic, translational, clinical and population research into the areas of addiction, depressive disorders and neurodegenerative disease. The gift is the single-largest donation for neuroscience research in the school’s history.

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Tags: Pennsylvania, Northeast, 2012 Research Funding, Neuroscience, Philadelphia, science research, Biomedical Research Funding, scientific sales, Penn Medicine, science research funding

Life Science Research Featured University: Ohio State University

Posted by BCI Staff on Mon, Dec 05, 2011

This week, as part of our Featured University Series, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. would like to spotlight life science research activity at Ohio State University (OSU).

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Tags: Midwest, Ohio State University, Ohio, science research

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