BU to house new cancer research

BU to house new cancer research
The chemical synthesis laboratory, which is partly funded by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, will provide the first chemical reaction screening facility in Texas, said Dr. John Wood, professor in the department of chemistry and …
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Attacking persister cells that are responsible for making bacteria resistant
Led by Gerard Wong, professor in the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Bioengineering, and Andrea Kasko, associate professor of bioengineering, the team has developed a method analogous to taking an ordinary car …
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Fat molecules influence form and function of key photosynthesis protein
A representation of the cytochrome b6f complex and the interactions between its four hemes is shown. William Cramer, Purdue's Henry Koffler Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, led studies that found a space within the cytochrome complex is …
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– Lecture 02: Biochemistry 1

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The need for seaweed

The need for seaweed
All nutrients — vitamins, proteins, enzymes, amino acids, carbohydrates and fats — need minerals to help them do their jobs inside the body. Minerals are necessary to build healthy bones, produce hormones and transfer nutrients across cell membranes …
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Full circle: Startup scores big deal with Pfizer — and QB3 is happy
Circle's founders — UCSF School of Pharmacy professor Matt Jacobson and Scott Lokey, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC Santa Cruz — linked up with Pfizer a few years ago through one QB3 program. The company formed with the help of …
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A New Generation of GMOs Crops Up
… over the summer, including systems ranging from new takes on natural wonders, such as the conversion of atmospheric nitrogen to a useful form (nitrogen fixation), to newly imagined functions, such as an odorless E. coli cell meant to crank out a …
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Ed Goljan, M.D., Noted Pathology Lecturer and Author, Has Joined Falcon Physician Review’s USMLE Step 1 Live Lecture.

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 28, 2007

Falcon Physician Reviews (http://www.falconreviews.com) announces the addition of Ed Goljan, MD, whose name is synonymous with excellence in medical education, to their list of other well published instructors for their USMLE Step 1 lecture program. Dr. Goljan is the author of numerous text books and editor of the Rapid Review Series published by Elsevier. Dr. Goljan brings over 30 years of experience and extensive knowledge of the USMLE to the students.

Goljan, professor and chairman of pathology for OSU Center for Health Science, is perhaps one of the best known and revered instructors for USMLE Step 1 educational training today. He has received the Golden Apple award on nine separate occasions as well as a ten time winner of the Basic Science Professor of the Year award. Along with many additional honors and awards, Dr. Goljan was presented with the Gender Equity Award by the American Women’s Association at OSU and received the Distinguished Service Award in Pathology.

Review for USMLE Step 2, Harwal Publishing Company, 1994–editor and contributor of Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics questions.
Board Simulator Series: A Systems-Based Review for USMLE Step 1, Harwal Publishing Company, 1996.
Goljan E. Pathology Review, W.B.Saunders Company, 1998.
Goljan, E.; Pelley, J. Biochemistry, Rapid Review Series, Mosby, 2003
Goljan, E., Pathology, Rapid Review Series, Mosby, 2004

Series Editor for the following Rapid Review series books:

Burns, E; Cave, M.; Histology and Cell Biology, Rapid Reviews Series 2002
Rosenthal, K.; Tan, J.; Microbiology and Immunology, Rapid Review Series 2002
Moore, A; Roy, W.; Gross and Developmental Anatomy, Rapid Review Series 2003
Pazdemik, T.; Kerecsen, L.; Mrugeshkumar, K; Pharmacology, Rapid Review Series 2003
Stevens, V.; Redwood, S.;et. Al.; Behavioral Science, Rapid Review Series 2004

Dr. Ed Goljan when asked about his new relationship with Falcon stated. “I look forward to working with a program that works very hard at providing the best medical education to their students” and went on to say “I’m truly proud to be a member of their team.”

Brian Miller of Falcon Physician Reviews, when asked about Dr. Ed Goljan joining their USMLE Step 1 Live Lecture program stated, “We are very excited that Dr. Goljan is joining our award-winning faculty, we know that the real benefits will be seen in the classroom, and enjoyed by our students.” Brian finished by saying, “Your USMLE Dream Team is now complete.”

Falcon Physician Reviews founded in 2002, was strategically designed to provide high yield, comprehensive review programs for today’s physician in training at every stage of their medical career. By focusing on study and preparation, Falcon Physician Reviews has developed and created programs that include USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK and Step 2 CS live lecture reviews, as well as Step 1 and Step 2 CK online streaming video review for the USMLE exam. Falcon Physician Reviews accommodates students in the Dallas, Texas area and various east coast locations. The innovative patented learning system and talented faculty, along with a dedication to excellence, have provided years of experience that has graduated thousands of students with the tools necessary to achieve their USMLE goals.

For additional information, please contact Sean McClure at (214) 538-9534.

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Mysterious Cause of Fatigue, Obesity, and Migraines Discovered

(PRWEB) September 17, 2014

Dr. James Schaller specializes in treating mystery illnesses. He is a Sherlock Holmes of the medically abandoned. He has authored over 40 books and top journal articles that offer secrets to patient recovery. In the last decade, he has come across a critical cause of fatigue, obesity, and migraines missed by sincere and talented physicians. What is this stealth cause of these three major disabling conditions? It is a single-celled parasite that is carried by ticks and possibly also passes through the womb called Babesia. Dr. Schaller has written numerous books on this single-celled parasite, along with other academic papers. Like malaria, it lives inside red blood cells.

To learn more about Dr. Schaller, please visit: http://www.personalconsult.com

Dr. Schaller explains, “It took years to understand the power of Babesia to disable and kill. I used routine simple Babesia testing that showed it was very rare. Then a friend and doctor asked for my help in trying to cure his serious blood cancer. It almost killed him. After repeated negative Babesia test results, a trial of malaria medicines at very safe low doses suddenly created a positive Babesia antibody result.”

This patient’s worst symptoms included horrible migraine headaches, fatigue, and some muscle wasting. Dr. Schaller has since come to believe that most Babesia patients gain weight, but weight loss is also possible. Death can result from the dissolving of red blood cells or from blood clots. Dr. Schaller has found that patients with Babesia usually clot faster on testing, and is concerned it may increase heart attacks and strokes, yet Babesia is seldom diagnosed as the cause or even a contributing factor.

About a hundred years ago, Babesia decimated the cattle population in the southern US. According to many infection experts, Babesia microti is regarded as the top risk to the US blood supply with no approved screening test. Some physicians feel Babesia is significantly under-reported in ticks and infected humans, in part due to the significant limitations of direct Babesia laboratory results, i.e., antibody tests or DNA tests which can be falsely negative. Unfortunately, while Babesia has many treatment options, it is still felt to be rare in ticks and limited to only a select set of regions. Physicians with more experience with the diagnosis of Babesia, find Babesia in patients living in all USA states, all the provinces of Canada and all over the world. At times the best testing is indirect testing—checking for what Babesia does to a number of laboratory results as opposed to direct DNA testing for only one Babesia species.

This infection may be the most dangerous tick-carried infection in the world. Dr. Schaller’s hope is that most physicians learn it can be one of the causes of fatigue, obesity, and migraines, and that they are more vigilant for its many symptoms found in his Babesia, Bartonella, and Lyme Disease Checklist book. He also hopes healers would become familiar with indirect testing since direct testing is so insensitive. For example, dangerous Babesia duncani cannot be tested by many laboratories, and those that offer an antibody test make the antibody number for a positive so high, few infected patients would appear positive.    

Dr. Schaller reports the science of Babesia is constantly improving, requiring him to revise his approach to diagnosis and treatment. “We have found that Babesia leaves an imprint in the biochemistry of the body, so indirect testing is very useful. We test less for Babesia, and test more often for what chemicals are changed by the presence of Babesia in an infected body. In addition, one thing most agree on is that Babesia can be killed, and if it is a cause of mild or severe fatigue, obesity or weight loss or migraines, that healing is possible. And every few years we have new synthetic and natural medicine tools, to keep us confident as we keep finding many new strains and even some new species.“

For further information, visit Dr. Schaller’s website, http://www.personalconsult.com. Dr. Schaller is also available for phone consultations by filling out an online form at his web site or by calling 239.263.0133. He is licensed in Florida and has been researching tick medicine full time for a decade.


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Goodell AJ, Bloch EM, Krause PJ, Custer B. Costs, consequences, and cost-effectiveness of strategies for Babesia microti donor screening of the US blood supply.Transfusion. 2014 Sep;54(9):2245-57. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25109338

J. Schaller. “Babesia” in Encyclopedia of Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics, J. Bryre, Ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press; 2008. http://www.academia.dk/MedHist/Sygdomme/PDF/Encyclopedia_of_Pestilence_Pandemics_and_Plagues.pdf

J. Schaller, G. Burkland and P. Langhoff. “Is babesiosis a missed cause of hypereosinophilia? A five-year follow up on the first published case of Imatinib mesylate for idiopathic hypereosinophilia.” Medscape. Jan. 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17435644

J. Schaller, G. Burkland, “Rapid and complete remission of idiopathic hypereosinophilia with Gleevec: the first world case report.” Medscape. September 7, 2000. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11698916

Chemistry, biochemistry on display today at U of L Chinook Symposium

Chemistry, biochemistry on display today at U of L Chinook Symposium
Two finalists are chosen, one chemist and one biochemist, to give short lectures as a capstone to the symposium, and then a winner is chosen. In 2012, two rookie prizes were added for students presenting at the conference for the first time. Wieden …
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Craft Beer Goes to College
Starting next fall, students interested in the discipline will take courses in biochemistry, chemistry and microbiology—yes, beer-making actually does require brains—taught through lectures and hands-on lab sessions. Aspiring beer-makers will also be …
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Bones Never Lie, by Kathy Reichs: Review
In a sense, a character such as Slidell, as well as being a cliché, is also a reminder that Tempe's world of biochemistry and computer expertise must never exclude the profane. And death must not be … “I didn't want a lecture,” she protests. But a …
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Covalent Bonds | Cell Biology | Biochemistry


Covalent Bonds | Cell Biology | Biochemistry

Segment from the program Biochemistry I: Atoms, Ions, and Molecules. To purchase this program please visit http://www.greatpacificmedia.com/