Nobody or a Nation!

Either I'm nobody or I'm a NATION! ~Derek Walcott~ As the 2012 Experimental  Biology meeting comes to a close, I can not help but feel a sign of relief and disappointment. I am jaded in the sense that I will be leaving such a beautiful city, but also I am exhausted! However, I am a [...]

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME AND LOWER BRAIN ‘REWARDS’

Chronic fatigue syndrome, a medical disorder characterized by extreme and ongoing fatigue with no other diagnosed cause, remains poorly understood despite decades of scientific study. Although researchers estimate that more than 1 million Americans are affected by this condition, the cause for chronic fatigue syndrome, a definitive way to diagnose it, and even its very [...]

Gotta Love a “GOOD” model! For the liver that is!

Researchers are constantly searching for methods to generate models for testing hypotheses within the context of biological relevance. Not only is it important to generate models that are fully functional to test an hypothesis, but these models must mimic that biological system of interest as seen within its natural context. Scientists at the University of [...]

DRUGS USED FOR HYPERTENSION AIDS IN HEART FUNCTION

Results of study using animal model among the presentations at the meeting Experimental Biology 2012 SAN DIEGO— Heart failure is the most common cause of death throughout the world, typically the result of chronic high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. As a result, research efforts have focused on an array of approaches aimed at [...]

ASIP = Meritorious Indeed!!

The American Society for Investigative Pathology will be honoring a plethora of science talent at this year's Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego. The reception is scheduled to take place on Monday, April 23, 2012 in the San Diego Convention Center Rm. 16A.  The researchers represent some of the leading scientists in the pathology field [...]