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Sniffing Out a New Strategy Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Neurologists at the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center are conducting an 18-month clinical trial testing a type of insulin delivered in a nasal spray – which is used to treat diabetes in some patients – in the Study of Nasal Insulin to Fight Forgetfulness (SNIFF).

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YouTube Co-Founder Cuts Ribbon to Open Innovation Center for All Illinois Students

On March 30, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy and esteemed alumnus, YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, unveil the Steve and Jamie Chen Center for Innovation and Inquiry (IN2). The unveiling is at 4:30 pm, 1500 Sullivan Road, Aurora.

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Steve Chen, Youtube, Mathematics, Steve and Jamie Chen Center for Innovation and Inquiry

YouTube Co-Founder Cuts Ribbon to Open Innovation Center for All Illinois Students

On March 30, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy and esteemed alumnus, YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, unveil the Steve and Jamie Chen Center for Innovation and Inquiry (IN2). The unveiling is at 4:30 pm, 1500 Sullivan Road, Aurora.

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Gene Discovered Associated with Tau Pathology

Investigators at Rush University Medical Center and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston reported the discovery of a new gene that is associated with susceptibility to a common form of brain pathology called Tau that accumulates in several different conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, certain forms of dementia and Parkinsonian syndromes as well as chronic traumatic encephalopathy that occurs with repeated head injuries.

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The Supreme Court, Gorsuch and the Nuclear Option

Northwestern Law alumnus Carter Phillips, ’77, one of the nation’s preeminent appellate advocates, discusses the current state of the U.S. Supreme Court in the 10th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series. Host Daniel Rodriguez, dean of Northwestern Law, talks to Phillips about President Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch, the Democratic Party opposition and the consequences of the “nuclear option” if Democrat senators decide to filibuster the nomination.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn Disease, functional heartburn, Heartburn, health psychologist, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, diaphragmatic breathing, gut-directed hypnotherapy, Hypnotherapy, Gastrointestinal Disorder

Health Psychologists Now Treating Functional Heartburn, Crohn's Disease, IBS and other GI Disorders

Health psychologists have begun treating gastrointestinal disorders that are strongly affected by stress, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, functional heartburn, functional dyspepsia and ulcerative colitis.

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Thousands Attend 2017 AAD Annual Meeting in Orlando

The American Academy of Dermatology’s 2017 Annual Meeting garnered the fourth-highest attendance in the organization’s history, drawing more than 18,800 registrants from 111 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

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Materials Science, Advanced Photon Source (APS), Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM), Nanoscience, Surface & interface studies, Synchrotron Radiation, Synchrotron instruments & techniques, X-ray imaging & holography, X-ray scattering & detection

Single-Angle Ptychography Allows 3D Imaging of Stressed Materials

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Scientists have used a new X-ray diffraction technique called Bragg single-angle ptychography to get a clear picture of how planes of atoms shift and squeeze under stress.

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Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Gold and Silver Medalist to be a Keynote Speaker at ADHA's 94th Annual Conference

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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is excited to announce that Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic gymnastics gold and silver medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” champion, will be a keynote speaker at the 94th Annual Conference, taking place in Jacksonville, Florida from June 14 to 17. In addition, attendees that register before April 30 will be entered for a chance to win a special meet, greet and photo with the Olympic champion.







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