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Newswise: Connecting Scientists and Ideas: Why the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting is must-do

Connecting Scientists and Ideas: Why the 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting is must-do

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) once again have teamed up to produce the largest gathering of cell scientists in the world. The 2019 ASCB|EMBO Meeting takes place Dec. 7-11, in Washington, DC, and is expected to attract more than 6,000 cell scientists. Those interested in attending can visit the meeting website for a complete program, a full listing of abstracts, and registration. https://www.ascb.org/2019ascbembo/

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Released:
2-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST
Newswise: Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77

Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77

George Washington University

Fitzhugh Mullan, MD, a professor at the George Washington University (GW) revered for his lifelong commitment to social justice, health equity and health workforce policies, died on Nov. 29. He was 77.

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Released:
2-Dec-2019 1:40 PM EST
Announcement

Innovation and National Security

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

The United States leads the world in innovation, research, and technology development. Since World War II, the new markets, industries, companies, and military capabilities that emerged from the country’s science and technology commitment have combined to make the United States the most secure and economically prosperous nation on earth.

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Released:
15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Announcement

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: It’s National Farmers Market Week, and Washington, D.C. Ranks #1

It’s National Farmers Market Week, and Washington, D.C. Ranks #1

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

National Farmers Market Week is being celebrated across the United States this week, and Washington, D.C. ranks number one for farmers markets among the 100 largest U.S. cities, according to the 2019 American Fitness Index® rankings published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Anthem Foundation.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
6-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Research Results
  • Embargo expired:
    7-Mar-2019 5:00 PM EST

Experimental Drug Lowers Serum Phosphate in Phase 3 Trial of Hemodialysis Patients

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• In a phase 3 clinical trial, tenapanor significantly lowered elevated blood phosphate in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis, resulting in an average reduction of 1.0–1.2 mg/dL over 8 weeks. • Side effects were largely limited to softening of stool and more frequent bowel movements.

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Released:
1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
Research Results
  • Embargo expired:
    7-Mar-2019 5:00 PM EST

Secondhand Smoke Linked with Higher Kidney Disease Risk

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Exposure to secondhand smoke was linked with a higher prevalence of kidney disease, as well as development of incident kidney disease. • This association was present even at low levels of exposure.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease, Smoking, Local - DC, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
1-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EST
Research Results


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