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Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - February 15, 2006
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 13:57:07 +0100

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DIAGnostics - Clinical Research (professional requests)
http://hum-molgen.org/clinical-research/

- Genetic study of Hemifacial microsomia
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Genetic News
by T.M. D'Souza, S. Chandler, T. Dalaya, K. Markey, J. Mill, La Merie S.L,
R. Nemade, D. Sharma, F.S. Zollmann
http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen

- Teach Yourself Genetics
    An expert lends a helping hand by listing the best online sites for
    genetic education that will help inform everyone from scientists to
    complete novices.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg27.html

- Regenerating Fertility Using Adult Stem Cells
    An elegant system that may restore fertility in men after treatment
    for cancer is described.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg26.html

- A Taste Of The Unexpected
    Study reports that people's expectations of a taste modify activity
    in the primary taste areas of the brain.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg25.html

- Releasing Immune Cells From The Bone Marrow
    Study reveals a new function of chemical signals called 'chemokines'.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg24.html

- Instant Replay May Help Form Memories
    Study shows that cells in the brains of rats immediately replay new
    experiences in reverse, much like a rewinding video.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg23.html

- Psychological Adjustment and Knowledge About Hereditary
   Hemochromatosis in a Clinic-Based Sample: A Prospective Study
    This study assessed psychological adjustment and quality of life
    relative to population-based norms and knowledge about hereditary
    hemochromatosis in a sample of 101 patients who attended a
    hemochromatosis clinic.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg22.html

- Doctor's Expertise and Managing Discrepant Information from Other
   Sources in Genetic Counseling: A Conversation Analytic Perspective
    The study examines a recurrent interactional pattern in genetic
    counseling.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg21.html

- Perceptions and Attitudes about HFE Genotyping Among College-Age
   Adults
    Young adults view HFE genotyping positively and report few
    disadvantages, but prefer the iron test for its information about
    current health.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg20.html

- Care of the Self and Patient Participation in Genetic Discourse: A
   Foucauldian Reading of the Surgeon General's "My Family Health
   Portrait" Program
    This essay argues that current analyses of the power of genetics
    discourse are grounded in an improper reading that disempowers
    patients.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg19.html

- "SLANG"-Sensitive Language and the New Genetics - an Exploratory
   Study
    This paper presents the results from a pilot study and discusses the
    implications for health professionals with particular reference to
    medical genetics settings.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg18.html

- Sequential Down Syndrome Screening: The Importance of First and Second
   Trimester Test Correlations when Calculating Risk
    Researchers evaluated an approximation where the post-test risk from
    the first trimester screening is used as the new a priori risk for
    the second trimester screening.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg17.html

- Risk-Reduction Surgery Decisions in High-Risk Women Seen for Genetic
   Counseling
    This report describes uptake of risk-reduction mastectomy (RRM),
    risk-reduction oophorectomy (RRO), and related factors in 62
    high-risk women who received genetic counseling.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg16.html

- The Importance of Written Information Packages in Support of
   Case-Finding Within Families at Risk for Inherited High Cholesterol
    To detect blood relatives undiagnosed for Inherited High Cholesterol
    at a presymptomatic stage, in the Netherlands written information
    packages are available to facilitate family communication.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg15.html

- Knowledge and Attitudes Toward a Free Education and Ashkenazi Jewish
   Carrier Testing Program
    Study demonstrated that an educational carrier screening program
    increased knowledge about the disorders and also produced mild
    anxiety regarding personal and reproductive risks.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg14.html

- TOP 20 Biologics now with sales of US$ 37.7 bln in 2005
    The TOP 20 blockbuster recombinant proteins and antibodies achieved
    record sales of US$ 37.7 bln in the year 2005 while combined sales of
    the 12 TOP selling classes of recombinant proteins and antibodies
    reached the US$ 50 bln threshold.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg13.html

- An Important Step Toward A Vaccine For Chlamydia
    A conserved intra-species genotype for polymorphic membrane protein
    D, a surface-accessible protein, enables the development of
    antibodies that neutralize all Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg12.html

- ErbB4 gene polymorphisms associated with schizophrenia
    Association and expression studies implicate ErbB4 in the
    pathophysiology of schizophrenia
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg11.html

- Women's Fat Intake May Have Little Effect on Breast Cancer, Colorectal
   Cancer, Heart Disease, or Stroke
    Largest ever clinical trial of low-fat diet shows that total fat does
    not significantly reduce the incidence of breast cancer, heart
    disease, or stroke, and does not reduce the risk of colorectal cancer
    in healthy postmenopausal women.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg10.html

- Steroids +Protease Inhibitors = Bone Damage in HIV Patients
    A study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    indicates that a steroid medication taken with an HIV protease
    inhibitor may increase the risk of bone damage in HIV-infected
    patients.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg09.html

- A Genetic Profile For Those With Food Allergies
    A severe and chronic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EE)
    is recognized by doctors as an emerging health problem for children.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg08.html

- Dosing convenience mandates the pipeline of glucagon-like peptide-1
   (GLP-1) analogs for type 2 diabetes
    Twice-daily injection is the benchmark set by exenatide, the first
    GLP-1 analog launched in the US by Lilly in June 2005 and half-year
    sales of US$ 74.6 mln, which now faces competition by GLP-1 analog
    treatment modalities with less frequent dosing.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg07.html

- Association between schizophrenia and the DISC1 gene
    Polymorphisms increase risk of schizophrenia in Scottish population
    sample
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg06.html

- Cardiovascular Disease in Women May Not Be in the Major Arteries
    Cornonary angiography may reveal unblocked arteries, but in fact
    these arteries have cholesterol build up that is evenly distributed
    inside vessels.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg05.html

- NIH Announces Program to Foster the Independence of New Investigators
    Supporting new investigators brings breath of fresh air to research
    initiatives.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg04.html

- Creating Artificial Bone from the Ocean
    Harnessing the unique physics of sea water as it freezes may guide
    the production of a new generation of more biocompatible materials
    for artificial bone.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg03.html

- Osteoporosis Information Easily Accessible at NIHSeniorHealth
    Senior citizens increasingly turn to the World Wide Web for health
    information.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg02.html

- Weight Loss in Prediabetic Women Improves Bladder Control
    Mounting evidence for lifestyle changes in the prevention and care of
    diabetes.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/02-2006/msg01.html

- Contact Genetic News editors
    WWW: http://hum-molgen.org/editors.html
    E-mail: news@hum-molgen.org


Biomedical Positions
http://hum-molgen.org/positions/

- Biochemistry / Immunology: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Membrane
   Structural and Functional Biology
    University of Limerick, Limerick, 10100, Ireland
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/postdocs/2612.html

- Biochemistry / Immunology: Postgraduate Fellowships in Biomembrane
   Structure and Function
    University of Limerick, Limerick, 00000, Ireland
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/predoctoral/0555.html

- Biochemistry / Immunology: Postgraduate Fellowships in Biomembrane
   Structure and Function
    University of Limerick, Limerick, 00000, Ireland
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/predoctoral/0554.html

- Biotechnology: Ph.D. Position in Robotics and Miniaturization as
   Applied to Biological Membrane Systems
    University of Limerick, Limerick
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/predoctoral/0553.html

- Cancer Research: EDITORIAL MANAGER "MOLECULAR ONCOLOGY"
    FEBS c/o Danish Cancer Society, DK-2100 Copenhagen , Denmark
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/non_academic_positions/1685.html

- Computational Genetics / Bioinformatics: Ph.D. Position in
   Bioinformatics of Biological Membrane Systems
    University of Limerick, Limerick, 00000, Ireland
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/predoctoral/0556.html

- Genetics: PhD Student
    Fondazione Telethon, Napoli, 80131, Italy
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/predoctoral/0552.html

- Physiology / Biophysics: Postdoctoral Position in Small-angle X-ray
   Scattering of Lipidic Mesophases
    University of Limerick, Limerick, 00000, Ireland
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/postdocs/2611.html

- Call for Assistant News Editors
   To further strengthen our news section we are currently looking for:
   Assistant Editors for the HUM-MOLGEN News section
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2003/msg01.html

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__________________________________________________________________________

4th MSTI Nanotechnology and Business Congress & Exhibition Nanotrends

Safety and Standardization - Materials and Surfaces- Industrial Upscaling
Meeting point for nanotech experts from 25 countries

8 to 11 May 2006, Berlin-Potsdam

=> http://hum-molgen.org/promotion-NanoTrends
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