Navigation Links
La Jolla Institute scientist Klaus Ley receives Malpighi award
Date:10/25/2010

ents in the blood vessels that are key to triggering inflammation. Inflammation, as shown by Dr. Ley and other researchers, is a major contributor to plaque buildup in heart disease and other conditions. Thanks to the discovery of the adhesion cascade, a therapy for peripheral artery disease is now in clinical trials. The therapy seeks to significantly reduce inflammation, and the resulting arterial plaque buildup, by blocking one or more steps in the adhesion cascade.

In the area of biomechanics, Dr. Ley's work resulted in the development of a series of molecular contrast agents for use in ultrasound imaging that enables better and more comprehensive pictures for diagnostic purposes. With these images, physicians will be able to see cancerous cells, plaque formation, inflammation and other conditions more clearly and earlier on in their development, thus enabling earlier therapeutic treatments.

Regarding his methods work, Dr. Ley recently developed "dynamic footprinting," which marks a significant contribution to methods work in the vascular immunology field. The footprinting enables scientists to study neutrophil adhesion, a molecular process important in fighting bacterial infections, in unprecedented detail. As part of creating the dynamic footprinting method, Dr. Ley collaborated with Dr. Alex Groisman at UCSD to develop a microfluidic flow chamber 10,000 times smaller than the existing version. Using this flow chamber, scientists can see the surface structures and molecules involved in neutrophil adhesion with exceptional clarity. "The ability to understand what is actually occurring is significantly enhanced."

A native of Germany, Dr. Ley joined the La Jolla Institute in 2007 as Head of the Division of Inflammation Biology. Previously, he was director of the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Virginia. He has received many major awards, including the prestigious Marie T. Bonazinga Res
'/>"/>

Contact: Bonnie Ward
contact@liai.org
619-303-3160
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. La Jolla Institute scientist leads team which discovers important new player in diabetes onset
2. Visionary concept earns La Jolla Institute scientist prestigious NIH Pioneer Award
3. La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor
4. La Jolla Institute signs exclusive license agreement with Medimmune on major asthma discovery
5. BMC receives National Institutes of Health grant to study intrauterine cocaine and substance reslience
6. The AACR congratulates its members elected to the Institute of Medicine
7. Rutgers part of team awarded $3.3 million National Institutes of Health grant for prostate cancer research
8. Virtual research institute needed to unlock RNAs promise
9. Salk Institute Medals to be awarded to Robert Roeder and Irwin Jacobs
10. Brown Institute for Brain Science marks decade of research impact
11. Cardiovascular Innovation Institute researchers receive over $2 million grant from NIH
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2015)...   Epic Sciences , a precision diagnostics company dedicated ... Murali Prahalad , Ph.D., president and CEO, is scheduled to ... 2015: Silicon Valley, which is taking place at the Computer ... on January 26-28, 2015. Dr. Prahalad will ... Last year, Epic Sciences was a finalist in the PMWC,s ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... Calif. , Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... provider of globally deployed, innovative test solutions ... announced the delivery of its TS-323 ... Space Systems Company (LMSSC). GENASYS is a ... demands of mission-critical applications that require performance ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces ... CEO Conference on January 29 th at 10:30 ... CEO of NXT-ID will present and host a live ... wallet and its full suite of biometric technologies. Investors ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Epic Sciences to Present at Personalized Medicine World Conference 2015 on the Use of Circulating Tumor Cells as Cancer Biomarkers 2Marvin Test Solutions' GENASYS Platform Advances Mission-Critical Aerospace Production Test 2Marvin Test Solutions' GENASYS Platform Advances Mission-Critical Aerospace Production Test 3Marvin Test Solutions' GENASYS Platform Advances Mission-Critical Aerospace Production Test 4CEO 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 3
... 2008Clinical researchers at Scottsdale Healthcare and TGen today announced ... for patients battling cancer. The Phase I ... Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research by ... carcinoma (BCC) and pancreatic cancer. The Arizona trials were ...
... professor of molecular medicine Victor R. Ambros, PhD, ... world of investigation into developmental biology, will receive ... the most prestigious in science. Dr. Ambros shares ... of genetics at Harvard Medical School, with whom ...
... availability of new genome sequencing technology has prompted ... intriguing hypothesis about how agricultures early beginnings may ... Boris Vinatzer, assistant professor of plant pathology, physiology, ... and Life Sciences, has received a $1 million, ...
Cached Biology News:2 new therapies show promise for cancer patients 22 new therapies show promise for cancer patients 3UMass Medical School researcher Victor Ambros receives Gairdner Award, Franklin Medal 2UMass Medical School researcher Victor Ambros receives Gairdner Award, Franklin Medal 3Tomato pathogen genome may offer clues about bacterial evolution 2
(Date:3/3/2015)... , March 3, 2015 Adaptive Biotechnologies announced ... is joining its Board of Director as Chair of ... at Zillow Group, Chad oversees all finance, treasury and ... the company,s core finance, treasury and accounting functions, and ... nine acquisitions. In 2013, he was named Puget Sound ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... Crown Bioscience, Inc., a leading global ... new Life Science division specializing in in vivo and ... The first products released include in vivo grade human ... be released in vivo grade monoclonal antibodies against PD-L1 ... life science portfolio with additional antibody products as well ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... NEW YORK , March 3, 2015 ... that Jeffrey I.D. Lewis has joined the ... Practice, resident in the New York ... also handles trademark matters, as well as other intellectual ... registered patent attorney, Mr. Lewis represents both plaintiffs and ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... MA (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 HubCast® ... Supply Chain, today announced the expansion of its Global ... color-matched print to 850 the world’s largest cities across ... Chain extends to 137 countries providing global enterprises ease, ... print procurement process from online order to real-world delivery ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Adaptive Biotechnologies adds Chad Cohen, Zillow Group CFO, to Board of Directors 2Crown Bioscience Launches Life Science Product Catalog 2Leading Patent Attorney Jeffrey Lewis Joins Fried Frank's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice 2Leading Patent Attorney Jeffrey Lewis Joins Fried Frank's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice 3HubCast Expands Global Print Supply Chain: Launches New Product Suite 2HubCast Expands Global Print Supply Chain: Launches New Product Suite 3HubCast Expands Global Print Supply Chain: Launches New Product Suite 4
... equipment, capable of generating intense pulses of light as short ... Red, will help scientists at the University of East Anglia ... and point the way to molecular structures for exploiting solar ... Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the new laser will ...
... Feb. 28, 2012 Regado Biosciences, Inc., a privately held ... agents, announced that David J. Mazzo, PhD, President and CEO, ... Annual Health Care Conference at 1:30 p.m. EST on ... Boston, MA.  The presentation will include an ...
... NOVATO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical ... for rare and ultra-rare genetic disorders, today announced ... has granted orphan drug designation for UX003 for ... an extremely rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder ...
Cached Biology Technology:New laser can point the way to new energy harvesting 2Regado Biosciences, Inc. to Present at the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, MA 2Regado Biosciences, Inc. to Present at the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, MA 3Ultragenyx Granted Orphan Drug Designation for UX003 for the Treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 7 (MPS 7) 2Ultragenyx Granted Orphan Drug Designation for UX003 for the Treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 7 (MPS 7) 3
Request Info...
... Life Science FLA-7000 excels at fluorescent and ... documentation. It features four easy-to-access filters (filters ... filter for Imaging Plates) for upgrading flexibility. ... choice of four kinds of excitation laser ...
... The ULS cDNA Synthesis and Labeling ... microarray hybridization experiments. First unmodified cDNA is ... into cDNA using an Oligo(dT) primer. Unlike ... nucleotides used in the reverse transcription reaction. ...
... that enables fully automated hybridization of microarrays ... has been designed to offer researchers improved ... to perform a wide range of applications. ... range 485C; denaturations of up to 99C. ...
Biology Products: