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Western Medical Research Conference Registration
The 2018 Western Medical Research Conference (WMRC) take place at the Sunset Center in Carmel. Since there is no Hotel Headquarters, the Western societies have arranged to use a reservation service that will assist you with your hotel, motel, and inn accommodations for the "Doctor’s Meeting", some special rates are being held. Please contact any of the following: (there is no fee for booking).
Student and Resident Hotel Reservations:
All students stay at the Carmel Mission Inn. Please use group code: "WSMRF" when making reservations. To make a reservation call: 1-800-348-9090; cut-off January 10, 2018 by 6:00 pm. Online reservations are not available for this group discount. You must call the hotel.
Early Registration Deadline: February 15, 2018
February 22-24, 2018
Hotel InterContinental, New Orleans, LA
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Hotel Accommodations & Meeting Site
Please contact the Hotel InterContinental directly to make your reservation.
InterContinental New Orleans
444 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Please join FASEB for a special webinar on Friday, Jan. 19 at 2:00 pm ET led by Dr. Sheenah Mische, Senior Director, Division of Advanced Research Technologies, NYU Langone Health and Dr. Bethany Drehman, FASEB Senior Science Policy Analyst. Webinar attendees will receive an overview of FASEB's new report: “Maximizing Shared Research Resources,” including key findings and recommendations to leverage these resources to bolster biomedical research capacity. READ MORE.
Collaborate with the leading scientists on emerging and cutting-edge research and topics in your field.
FASEB’s Scientific Research Conferences connect experts and early career professionals in collaborative/interactive environments packed with lectures, posters sessions, career workshops, and networking.
Click on the 2018 conferences below to learn about program highlight and add the event dates to your calendar. Registration will open on Thursday, January 11, 2018!
A new poll released by the firm Research!America shows that the vast majority of Americans are unable to name a single living scientist.
Via Scientific AF(link is external), the new poll shows that 81 percent of Americans could not correctly identify a single living scientist when asked by pollsters.
Government programs, taxes, and bureaucratic mandates are the closest thing the United States has to the mythical perpetual motion machine — they keep going and never seem to stop.
Once put into place, it is rare for Congress to hit the brakes and reverse course by amending or eliminating faulty laws.
microRNA-452 exerts growth-suppressive activity against T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Haihao Wang, Qiannan Guo, Guizhi Zhu, Shuo Zhu, Peiwen Yang, Mingsheng Zhang
Journal of Investigative Medicine Jan 2018, jim-2017-000591; DOI: 10.1136/jim-2017-000591
Biological responses to asbestos inhalation and pathogenesis of asbestos-related benign and malignant disease
Eduardo Solbes, Richart W Harper
Journal of Investigative Medicine Jan 2018, jim-2017-000628; DOI: 10.1136/jim-2017-000628
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Coexistent Ipsilateral Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion and Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in Hepatitis C
Michael McPhaul, MD,
A 58-year-old male, known to have hepatitis C virus (HCV), presented with intermittent headaches and left-sided sensorimotor symptoms. There were no focal neurological deficits on examination. Electrocardiogram was unremarkable. Computed tomography angiography head and neck displayed extracranial right internal carotid artery occlusion. Magnetic resonance imaging showed right cortical vein thrombosis, with hemorrhagic infarction. Echocardiography with bubble study was unremarkable. Hypercoagulable workup was significant for protein S deficiency. He was treated with warfarin for 6 months. Repeat protein S levels remained low 9 months later. The coexistence of arterial and venous thrombotic events gives rise to a limited differential. In this case, it may be related to chronic HCV infection. The underlying pathogenesis is not clear; however, it is possible the patient had chronic high-grade internal carotid artery stenosis, which occluded leading to his presenting symptoms. The cortical vein thrombosis is likely an incidental finding here. The extent by which HCV contributed to the cerebral thrombosis and carotid artery occlusion in our case is not clear; however, the hypercoagulable and atherosclerotic properties of the virus cannot be disregarded. The virus can promote carotid atherosclerosis and cerebral venous thrombosis as well as other venous and arterial thromboembolic events. Furthermore, HCV is associated with impaired venous flow and procoagulant properties, which can fuel a hypercoagulable state. Also of note cirrhosis is associated with protein S deficiency. We recommend considering an underlying hypercoagulable state including both arterial and venous thrombosis in HCV infection. READ MORE
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A team of cancer researchers from the University of Liverpool, has made an important contribution to our understanding of cancer cell regulation which could better inform future cancer treatments.
The research is funded by North West Cancer Research, which has ring-fenced £180,000 for the three-year-long project which started in 2015.
Diabetes is a prevalent chronic disease characterized by persistently high blood glucose. Diabetes has two main subtypes, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the immune system attacks and destroys insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, resulting in high blood levels of glucose. In type 2 diabetes, the beta cells do not produce enough insulin or the body is not able to use insulin effectively.
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|January 25-27, 2018
||Western Medical Research Conference
|February 22-24, 2018
||Southern Regional Meeting
||New Orleans, LA
|March 16, 2018
||Eastern Regional Meeting
|April 19-21, 2018
||Translational Science 2018
|April 21-25, 2018
|| Experimental Biology 2018
||San Diego, CA
|April 26-27, 2018
||2018 Combined Annual Meeting of CSCTR & MWAFMR
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