Navigation Links
Spinal cord injury researchers win Apple Award for article on niacin for dyslipidemia
Date:4/25/2012

West Orange, NJ. April 25, 2012. American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) has awarded its 2012 Apple Award to the article by Mark Nash, PhD, et al, entitled, "Safety, tolerance, and efficacy of extended-release niacin monotherapy for treating dyslipidemia risks in persons with chronic tetraplegia: a randomized multicenter controlled trial." The article, (doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2010.06.029) which was published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in March 2011, is based on a study conducted in spinal cord injury (SCI) research centers in Florida, New York, New Jersey and California. The study was supported by a SCI Collaborative Research Project (grant no. H133A111105) from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, and Kos Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Nash accepted the award at the annual ASIA meeting on behalf of the authors. Drs. Nash, John Lewis, and Armando J. Mendez are affiliated with the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida. Their co-authors are Trevor A. Dyson-Hudson, MD, of Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ, Yaga Szlachcic, MD, and Florence Yee, PharmD of Rancho Los Amigos National Research Center, Downey, CA, and Ann M. Spungen, EdD, and William A. Bauman, MD, of the James Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY. Dr. Dyson-Hudson acknowledged the many challenges to carrying out a multi-center clinical trial. "However," he commented, "results from rigorously controlled collaborative studies like this one provide the necessary evidence to support the usage of interventions in persons with SCI and provide the foundation for clinical guidelines in this population."

The Apple Award is named for David Apple, Jr., MD, medical director emeritus of Shepherd Center and a well known SCI researcher. The Apple Award acknowledges excellence in publishing in SCI rehabilitation research. This annual prize is given at the ASIA meeting,. The award for the best published paper by a clinician
'/>"/>

Contact: Carolann Murphy
CMurphy@kesslerfoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Range of diagnostic spinal fluid tests needed to differentiate concurrent brain diseases
2. High doses of load slows loss of bone in spinal cord injury
3. Spinal Manipulation, Home Exercise May Ease Neck Pain
4. Changes seen in cerebrospinal fluid levels before onset of Alzheimer dementia
5. Changes in Cerebrospinal Fluid May Signal Early Alzheimers
6. JSCM publishes revised International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury
7. Cleveland researchers find possible breakthrough to relieve pain following spinal cord injury
8. Spinal bleeding with brain injury may suggest abuse in young children
9. BMC selected spinal cord injury model system site by NIDRR
10. Spinal cord injuries associated with increased risk of heart disease
11. Frazier Rehab, UofL earn $2.2 million grant for Spinal Cord Injury Model System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/26/2015)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 ... Hemostat Industry is a professional and in-depth study ... Hemostat industry with a focus on the ... market research are Lawton Gmbh & Co.KG, Hu-Friedy, ... Shanghai Medical Instruments, Shuangyin, Shanghai Weirong Medical Equipment, ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... February 26, 2015 “ KnowNote ” was ... features the latest and coolest mobile applications on the iOS, ... and host of NewsWatch, conducted the app review and shared ... staying in rhythm and in tune. , Learning a musical ... people. But what if people could take something they already ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... Claflin Medical Equipment , a ... Associates , a California based medical equipment distributor, have ... This merger joins two premier organizations that specialize in ... to any healthcare facility. By combining forces, they can ... and 31 service centers. Claflin will gain even greater ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... Today, Highmark Health announced that longtime board of ... as chairman of the board of directors and will ... of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. and president ... President and Chief Executive Officer David L. Holmberg will ... Highmark Inc.; both changes are effective as of Wednesday. ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Growth in the ... by a EuroMonitor International Report that U.S. men’s ... In response to the robust demand for ... launching a barbering program in partnership with internationally ... Factory” salon. The proprietary curriculum features 10 signature ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Hemostat Industry Data, Size and Growth Report 2015-2020 Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:Global Hemostat Industry Data, Size and Growth Report 2015-2020 Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com 3Health News:A Modern Way to Learn Music was Featured on NewsWatch Television on January 30, 2015 2Health News:Claflin Medical Equipment Announces Merger with Hospital Associates 2Health News:Highmark Health Appoints Joseph C. Guyaux Chairman of the Board of Directors 2Health News:Highmark Health Appoints Joseph C. Guyaux Chairman of the Board of Directors 3Health News:Highmark Health Appoints Joseph C. Guyaux Chairman of the Board of Directors 4Health News:Bellus Academy Partners with Renowned Hairstylist D.J. Muldoon to Launch Signature Barbering Program 2
... levels boosted mortality 25% in chronic kidney cases , , ... alkaline phosphatase -- a routinely measured marker of bone ... among patients receiving dialysis for chronic kidney disease, say ... 74,000 hemodialysis patients during a three-year period. It found ...
... Therapeutics,Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO ), a biopharmaceutical company ... that it will release financial results for the ... market open on Friday, August 8, 2008., ... Gregory Frost,PhD, Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, ...
... ), a medical device company and a leader in cardiac surgical,ablation ... during August:, -- The BMO Focus on Healthcare Conference, ... Broadway Hotel in New York. David J. Drachman, President ... 9:00 a.m. Eastern time., -- The ...
... Minn. - The world-record pace for the marathon continues to ... pace for the marathon is now about as fast as ... War II. Today, champion athletes are running more than four ... mile. , How can this be? Are humans simply ...
... Foundation, the,philanthropic arm of AMERIGROUP Corporation, honored the ... a ceremony today at,the University of Maryland Medical ... Ancona presented a,contribution in the amount of $4,500 ... is a custom-built pediatric asthma and,allergy clinic that ...
... (NYSE: HLS ) has finalized, through ... announced purchase of The Rehabilitation,Hospital of South ... NJ, from The Mediplex/Cumberland Rehabilitation Limited,Partnership., ... the outstanding,leadership of Dr. Francis Bonner, has ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bone Disease Test Shows Death Risk for Dialysis Patients 2Health News:Halozyme Therapeutics to Hold Pipeline Update Conference Call on August 8 2Health News:AtriCure to Present at the BMO Focus on Healthcare and Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conferences in August 2Health News:Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games 2Health News:Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games 3Health News:Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games 4Health News:Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games 5Health News:Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games 6Health News:The AMERIGROUP Foundation Honors the University of Maryland Hospital for Children's Breathmobile 2Health News:HealthSouth Finalizes Purchase of New Jersey Rehabilitation Hospital 2Health News:HealthSouth Finalizes Purchase of New Jersey Rehabilitation Hospital 3
(Date:2/26/2015)... February 26, 2015 ABIVAX, a clinical ... vaccines, today announced that it has dosed in ... IIb/III clinical trial of ABX203 which is taking place in ... The study is designed to assess whether ABX203 can deliver ... (CHB) via controlling viral load for a much longer period ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 2015   HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: ... miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment ... million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, ... for the same period of 2013.  For the fiscal ... a 34% increase compared to revenue of $207.9 million ...
(Date:2/26/2015)... 26, 2015  Caris Life Sciences® today announced ... Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Fla. ... the Audio Poster Tour. Both studies utilized Caris ... service. These studies showed that panomic testing can ... carcinomas (RCC), providing insights that may drive selection ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 2ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 3ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 4ABIVAX Recruits First Patient in a Pivotal Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial with ABX203, a Novel Immunotherapy Against Chronic Hepatitis B 5HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 2HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 3HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 4HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 5HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 6HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 7HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 8HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 9HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 10HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 11HeartWare International Reports $73.2 Million In Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue; 38% Increase From Fourth Quarter 2013 12Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 2Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 3Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 4Caris Life Sciences' Multiplatform Tumor Profiling Helps to Identify Potential Predictive Biomarkers in Renal Cell Carcinoma 5
... DATA ), a technology and services company focused ... reported its,operating results for the first quarter of 2008., ... revenue decreased,approximately 41% to $2,088,000 and the Company reported ... both a basic and diluted basis. These,results compared with ...
... data support potential of asenapine in the treatment of ... schizophrenia and bipolar I ... ) today announced that an overview of asenapine clinical trials,from ... of the,American Psychiatric Association in Washington, D.C., May 3-8. Data ...
Cached Medicine Technology:DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 2DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 3DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 4DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 5DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 6DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008 7Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 2Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 3Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 4Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 5Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 6Overview of Asenapine Data from Olympia Trial Program Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 7
Colloidal Gold Sol, 20 nm - 50 OD, 1 ml, Gold Sol Nanoparticles - not boiled, not centrifuged...
... PalmScan P2000 Pachymeter [i.e., PalmScan P2000] ... operated biometer, which incorporates A-mode pulsed-echo ... to accurately measure the corneal thickness ... eyes. PalmScan P2000 includes two software ...
... PalmScan A2000 A-Scan [i.e., PalmScan A2000] device ... which incorporates A-mode pulsed-echo ultrasound,technology, and thus ... axial length (AL), anterior,chamber depth (ACD), and ... PalmScan A2000,device is also intended for calculating ...
... low TLR (<1%) and stroke rate - ... long-term durability., , , High Radial Strength: ... artery, increasing lumen diameter with chronic outward ... stent shortening, low profile design, Cordis TRUMARK™ ...
Medicine Products: