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To: HUM-MOLGEN@NIC.SURFNET.NL
Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - October 21, 2003
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 11:40:14 +0200

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     HUM-MOLGEN: Call for Assistant News Editors
     => http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2003/msg01.html
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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION FORUM IN HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS
HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - October 21, 2003 - http://hum-molgen.org


Genetic News
by T.M. D'Souza, W. Kalle, A.W.I. Lo, R.V. Nemade, U. Sattler, F.S. Zollmann
http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen

- A Genetic Basis For Individual Memory Differences
   People with an unusual variant of one neurotransmitter receptor have
   worse memory than those with the more common variant.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg29.html

- Fighting Fever
   Treatments for fever without the adverse side effects of current
   medication may be on the horizon.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg28.html

- DNA Vaccine Could Slow Leukemia Progression
   A DNA vaccine can slow disease progression and prolong survival in a
   mouse model of leukemia.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg27.html

- Malaria Parasite Takes Advantage Of Liver
   The parasite that causes malaria exploits one of the body's own
   chemicals to cause infection.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg26.html

- Pulsed Drug Delivery From Polymers
   Scientists report a novel polymer-based pulsed drug delivery system
   designed to release accurate doses of drugs from an implant at
   predetermined times.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg25.html

- Defect In Killer Cells Explains Rare Genetic Disease
   Sscientists show that the protein AP-3, a mutant of which is present in
   individuals with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 2 (HPS2), is required by
   T cells to kill infected cells.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg24.html

- Different Ways To Present A Virus
   Scientists show that the ability of specialized immune cells to pick up
   viral particles from their surroundings and use them to alert other
   immune cells is an important element in fighting viral infections.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg23.html

- Gene Influencing Susceptibility To Asthma Identified
   Scientists report the identification of a genetic variant that is
   associated with susceptibility to the disease.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg22.html

- RNA May Boost Rogue Prions
   The studies help elucidate the mechanisms behind prion diseases, such as
   bovine spongiform encephalitis (BSE) and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
   (CJD).
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg21.html

- Fourteen Grand Challenges in Global Health announced
   Grant proposals sought to overcome scientific roadblocks to addressing
   the diseases of the developing world
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg20.html

- New Treatment Significantly Improves Long-term Outlook For Breast Cancer
   Survivors
   International clinical trial concludes women should consider taking
   letrozole after five years of tamoxifen treatment to continue to reduce
   risk of recurrence
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg19.html

- Beyond Genes: Scientists Venture Deeper Into the Human Genome
   International Effort - ENCODE Project Seeks to Identify All Functional
   Elements in Human DNA
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg18.html

- Tissue engineering advance
   MIT engineers report a new approach to creating three-dimensional
   samples of human tissue that could ultimately lead to therapeutic
   applications and replacement organs.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg17.html

- Researchers Neutralize SARS Virus in Lab Tests
   Advancement Toward Potential Treatment and Prevention of SARS to be
   Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of
   America
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg15.html

- Beyond Genes: Scientists Venture Deeper into the Human Genome
   ENCODE Project Seeks to Identify All Functional Elements in Human DNA
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg14.html

- Human Epigenome Project
    Epigenomics AG and The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute announced today
   an agreement to fund and carry out the first phase of the Human
   Epigenome Project (HEP).
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg13.html

- Emerging Biogenerics Market To Show 135% Annual Growth
   Worldwide Generic Biologics Market to Reach $12 Billion by 2010.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg12.html

- Nanolaser may help extend life-spans by rapidly analyzing possible
   neuroprotectant drugs
   Preventing mitochondria from turning ugly may postpone Alzheimer's,
   Huntington's, Parkinson's diseases.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg11.html

- Natural Chemical Curbs Neuropathic Pain
   A naturally occurring protein might hold the key to alleviating
   neuropathic pain.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg10.html

- How HIV Dodges The Body's Defense
   HIV replicates in human cells by disabling an innate protection
   mechanism.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg09.html

- Cystic Fibrosis And Sperm Fertility
   Mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR), which
   are responsible for the lung problems seen in cystic fibrosis patients,
   may also stop sperm from working normally.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg08.html

- Therapeutic Cloning In Parkinsonian Mice
   In the first example of therapeutic cloning for treating a brain
   disorder, scientists have used dopamine neurons derived from cloned
   mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells to treat mice with a Parkinson-like
   condition.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg07.html

- Anticancer Drug Explained
   Researchers are beginning to understand how a particular anticancer drug
   -- known as 17-AAG -- can kill off cancer cells and leave healthy
   neighbours unharmed.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2003/msg06.html

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   Innovative Medical Recruiting, LLC, Slidell, LA 70461 USA
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   Innovative Medical Recruiting, LLC, Slidell, LA 70461 USA
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   University of Giessen, 35385 Giessen, Germany
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   Department of Neurophysiology, University of Cologne, D-50931 Cologne,
   Germany
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- Cell and Molecular Biology / Anatomy: Research Teaching Specialist III
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   UMDNJ, PISCATAWAY, NJ, 08854
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- Cell and Molecular Biology / Anatomy: Senior Clinical Data Coordinators
   ICON Clinical Research, Inc., NORTH WALES,19436,USA
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- Cell and Molecular Biology / Anatomy: Post-doctoral research associate
   Centre for Developmental Genetics, BMS, University of Sheffield,
   Sheffield, S10 2TN, United Kingdom
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- Cell and Molecular Biology / Anatomy: Post-doctoral fellow
   Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
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- Cell and Molecular Biology / Anatomy:  Protein Crystallographer - San
   Diego, CA
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- Medical Research (others): Research Scientist
   GUIDANT Corporation, Temecula, CA 92589
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- Medical Research (others): Postdoctoral Appointee
   UMDNJ, EDISON, NJ 08817
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- Medical Research (others): Clinical Research Associate - California
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   University of pittsburgh, Pittsubrgh
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- Molecular Diagnostics: Research Teaching Specialist III (Grant Funded)
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   ICON Clinical Research, Inc., NORTH WALES, PA 19436
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- Others: Senior SAS Programmer, Hanover, MD 290223
   ICON Clinical Research, Inc., HANOVER,21076,USA
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- Others: Associate Director of Clinical Operations - Utah or NJ
   Work Wonders Staffing LLC, Arizona
   http://hum-molgen.org/positions/non_academic_positions/1164.html

- Others: Scientific Programmer - New York, NY
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