Navigation Links
Innovations in Pediatric Medicine International Conference brings together pediatrics experts
Date:11/7/2008

NEW YORK (Nov. 6, 2008) -- On Nov. 8 and 9, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center will host an "Innovations in Pediatric Medicine" conference at the Grand Hyatt New York, which will feature lectures by international leading authorities in pediatric biomedical research, genetic findings and stem cell therapy breakthroughs.

Key topics include discoveries about congenital and primary immunodeficiencies; gene therapy in children; and the genetic basis for common childhood infections. In addition, there will be a unique presentation on pediatric emergency care during disasters and the lessons learned from Hurricane Marilyn on St. Thomas; the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York; the 2003 earthquake in Bam, Iran; and Hurricane Katrina.

"Medical breakthroughs have greatly increased the range of treatment options for pediatric diseases, making it vital to bring together medical professionals who are on the frontline of pediatric care for this opportunity to learn the latest progress and to share best practices," says the conference's course director, Dr. Mitchell Cairo, director of pediatric blood and marrow transplantation at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and professor of pediatrics, medicine and pathology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Listed below are some key presentations by leaders in their field:

  • Dr. Alain Fischer of Descartes University Hospital NeckerEnfants Malades, Paris, France, will discuss gene therapy for inherited disorders based on research on the treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency. Introducing genes into bone marrow stem cells led to sustained correction of the disease for almost 10 years, providing evidence that the approach can be effective and could be used to treat other genetic diseases of blood cells. One challenge is the viral vector used to introduce the g
    '/>"/>

Contact: Belinda Mager
bem9048@nyp.org
212-305-5587
New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Innovations in Pediatric Medicine CME conference brings together national pediatrics experts
2. Improving industry efficiency through environmental innovations
3. New chemical radar among national security innovations in ACS podcast
4. Sonic Innovations Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
5. Synaptics SecurePad(TM) Selected as CES Innovations 2008 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
6. OHSU turns innovations into commercial opportunities at record pace
7. Immune system protein accurate predictor of survival in pediatric septic shock
8. Immunotherapy in high-risk pediatric sarcomas shows promising response
9. Pediatricians alerted to the developmental nature of underage drinking in special journal supplement
10. Leading pediatrician addresses the future of childrens health
11. Researchers at UH explore patient preferences for personalized medicine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2015)... Jan. 28, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile ... RedChip Global Online CEO Conference on January 29 th ... Gino Pereira , CEO of NXT-ID will present and ... the Wocket smart wallet and its full suite of ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... Calif. , Jan. 30, 2015  It is ... great power and potential for genomic science as a ... in disease prevention and treatment.  I was honored to ... new, government-funded precision medicine program. Since ... the science of genomics—from the first sequenced genome of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jan. 22, 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4trb7t/biometrics_a ... A Global Market Overview" report to their offering. ... to ensure that an individual is who she/he is claiming ... use of a person,s unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprint, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 2CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. to Discuss Company's Biometric Technologies at RedChip Online Conference January 29th 3J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., Co-Founder and CEO, Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI) Participates in White House Precision Medicine Event 2Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 2Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 3
... alternative form of natural vitamin E can be taken by ... determined to protect against stroke and other diseases. , ... vitamin E on drugstore shelves is called tocopherol, or TCP. ... potent neuroprotective agent in repeated Ohio State University Medical Center ...
... monkeys were asked to manipulate computer cursors for fruit ... plans behaviors not by specifying movements required for given ... those actions. , The distinction is significant, said the ... central function of behavioral planning in this higher brain ...
... serves as a physical barrier against infection but skin cells ... by producing antimicrobial polypeptides (AMPs). , As overt infection in ... AMPs must not only help fight infection, but play a ... In a study appearing online on June 15 in advance ...
Cached Biology News:Natural vitamin E tocotrienol reaches blood at protective levels 2Natural vitamin E tocotrienol reaches blood at protective levels 3Himalayan forests disappearing 2
(Date:2/26/2015)... Synageva BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ: GEVA ... rare disorders, today reported 2014 full year financial ... and financial guidance.  Synageva,s management team will host ... to review the financial results and provide a ... by telephone, please dial (877) 445-4603 for U.S. ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 2015 On behalf of biotech client ... Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. (Wilentz) secured ... against Genewiz Inc. in excess of $10 million. The ... trade secrets, and that it improperly hired one or ... order denying motions for judgment notwithstanding the verdict, a ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... IL (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 Already ... its gauging line by expanding its Length Gauge offerings ... ACANTO gauges. , Specifically, HEIDENHAIN’s pencil probe-style ... improved force specification. Two new 1Vpp, 12mm stroke ... lower force applications. One is a variant with a ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... February 26, 2015 Regis Technologies ... development of oncology drug substances. , Regis Technologies is ... their new Potent Compound Suite (PCS) for 2015. , ... square foot, cGMP facility in Morton Grove, Illinois. The ... of potent compounds up to about one kilogram per ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 2Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 3Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 4Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 5Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 6Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 7Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 8Synageva BioPharma Reports 2014 Full Year Financial Results 9Wilentz Client GenScript Awarded $10 Million in Trade Secrets Case Against Genewiz 2Wilentz Client GenScript Awarded $10 Million in Trade Secrets Case Against Genewiz 3Accuracy and Versatile Gauging Go Hand in Hand at HEIDENHAIN 2Regis Extends cGMP Services to Oncology Market 2
... TAIAN CITY, Shandong, China /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China,Biologic ... "Company"), one of,the leading plasma-based pharmaceutical companies ... announced that on July 8, 2008, the ... Foreign Funded,Enterprises (the "Certification") from the Department ...
... July 17 Advanced Life Sciences,Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Kingdom,s,Defence Science and Technology Laboratory ("Dstl") will evaluate ... induced lung,injury. ALS-886 is a small molecule therapeutic ... and preventing tissue damage,in the lungs. Dstl has ...
... July 17 Following intense,speculation in sections ... Daiichi Sankyo,Company, Limited (TSE: 4568.JP) ("Daiichi Sankyo") ... that the agreement,between Daiichi Sankyo, Ranbaxy and ... Ranbaxy, is binding and final, subject to,regulatory ...
Cached Biology Technology:China Biologic Products Honored with the Advanced Technology Certification for Foreign-Funded Enterprises 2China Biologic Products Honored with the Advanced Technology Certification for Foreign-Funded Enterprises 3Advanced Life Sciences Announces Collaboration With UK Ministry of Defence on ALS-886 2Advanced Life Sciences Announces Collaboration With UK Ministry of Defence on ALS-886 3Daiichi Sankyo and Ranbaxy Confirm Deal Is Binding and Final, Allay Market Rumour and Speculation 2
... flow of media and other fluid sources ... space, The speed of each individual pump ... set points, are exactly maintained. ,High-precision ... variable tube types, which allows flow rates ...
The Mu-End™ Protein Truncation Kit provides a convenient method for generating a library of N-terminal and C-terminal protein deletions that can be expressed in E. coli....
... The loxP-amp-loxP cassette is ... cells. The prokaryotic promoter gb2 driving ... slightly modified version of the Em7 promoter. ... generally used Tn5 promoter. A synthetic polyadenylation ...
... The PRO S-7 stirrers ... Spill-resistant housing channels fluids away ... panel features easy-to-use controls which ... 7"x7" ceramic tops feature ...
Biology Products: