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Pathology, vascular endothelial cell growth factor , Vascular Endothelial Function, Atherosclerosis, Heart Disease

Michael A Gimbrone, Jr, MD, to Receive the ASIP 2017 Gold-Headed Cane Award

The Gold-Headed Cane Award is the most distinctive honor granted by ASIP, in recognition of long-term contributions to pathology, including meritorious research, outstanding teaching, general excellence in the field and leadership in pathology. The 2017 recipient of the Gold-Headed Cane Award is Dr. Michael A Gimbrone, Jr, Director of the Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Elsie T Friedman Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School.

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HHMI Awards Medical Research Fellowships to 79 Students

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s (HHMI) Medical Research Fellows Program has selected 79 talented medical and veterinary students to conduct in-depth, mentored biomedical research. Each fellow will spend a year pursuing basic, translational, or applied biomedical research in the U.S.

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Hirshhorn Celebrates 10 Years of Yoko Ono’s “Wish Tree for Washington” with Summer of Artist’s Work

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This summer, the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will commemorate the 10th anniversary of Yoko Ono’s celebratory installation “Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.,” an interactive artwork in which museum visitors tie their handwritten wishes to the tree’s branches, with a complementary series of Ono’s iconic installations and performances.

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Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Body Mass Index, Journal of the Endocrine Society, metabolic health, Children and Teens, Young Adults, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Endocrine Society

Childhood Obesity Quadruples Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, according to a study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

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Solar Energy, Photovoltaic, solar photovoltaic, Energy Policy, solar photovoltaic adoption, government incentives, business model, Wenyu Wang, Nanpeng Yu, Raymond Johnson, University of California, Riverside, Southern California Edison, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Modeling Reveals How Policy Affects the Adoption of Solar Energy Photovoltaics in California

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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, inspired by efforts to promote green energy, are exploring the factors driving commercial customers in Southern California, both large and small, to purchase and install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. As the group reports this week in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, they built a model for commercial solar PV adoption to quantify the impact of government incentives and solar PV costs.

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GW Study Finds 33 Percent of Seafood Sold in Six DC Eateries Mislabeled

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Scientists at the George Washington University used a powerful genetic technique to test seafood dinners sold in six District restaurants and found 33 percent had been mislabeled.

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Mental Illness Does Not Affect Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Results

New Study that compares bariatric surgery outcomes according to preoperative mental illness

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Kidney Donation

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Georgetown Neurologist Launches New "Medical Home" Study for MS Care

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A Georgetown physician-researcher has launched a first-of-its-kind study to test a medical care model that could change the way people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are treated.

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Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Science, Physics, RHIC, Physical Review Letters , QCD, Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), Brookhaven National Lab, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Brookhaven Nat'l Laboratory, Beam Energy Scan Theory Collaboration, Large Hadron Collider, Quark, Quarks, quark soup, Matter, matter-antimatter asym

The Roadmap to Quark Soup

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Scientists discover new signposts in the quest to determine how matter from the early universe turned into the world we know today.







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