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Mark George: Treating Depression With an Electromagnet - US News and World Report

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The Five Most Influential Women In Medicine - Wicked Local Duxbury

The Five Most Influential Women In Medicine - Wicked Local Duxbury | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
The Five Most Influential Women In Medicine Wicked Local Duxbury There's still work to be done, though, and there are countless doctors, scientists and researchers on the front lines each day, working to revolutionize health care for generations to...
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Alan Russell on regenerating our bodies | Video on TED.com

Alan Russell on regenerating our bodies | Video on TED.com | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
TED Talks Alan Russell studies regenerative medicine -- a breakthrough way of thinking about disease and injury, using a process that can signal the body to rebuild itself.
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Artificial bladder, ovaries becoming a reality - Omaha World-Herald

Artificial bladder, ovaries becoming a reality - Omaha World-Herald | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Artificial bladder, ovaries becoming a realityOmaha World-HeraldThe science of growing tissue and organs is similar to the American space program in the 1960s, an expert in regenerative medicine said Wednesday in Omaha.
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Todd Sacktor: Making Memories -- and Selectively Forgetting Them - US News and World Report

Todd Sacktor: Making Memories -- and Selectively Forgetting Them - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
A memory expert's unusual theory could help patients with post-traumatic stress, Alzheimer's, and more.
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Chad Mirkin: Standing Tall in a Nanoparticle Universe - US News and World Report

Chad Mirkin: Standing Tall in a Nanoparticle Universe - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Chad Mirkin's nanotechnology could muster impossibly small bits of stuff to fight numerous ailments.
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Elaine Mardis and Richard Wilson: Taking Cancer's Genetic Measure - US News and World Report

Elaine Mardis and Richard Wilson: Taking Cancer's Genetic Measure - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
It's a faster way to get to "personalized medicine," tailoring treatment to each person's genes.
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Wayne Marasco: A Shot at a Universal Flu Vaccine - US News and World Report

Wayne Marasco: A Shot at a Universal Flu Vaccine - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Protection from swine flu, bird flu, and other viruses may evolve from a researcher's recent discovery.
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Boris Kovatchev: Artificial Pancreas Could Help Diabetics - US News and World Report

Boris Kovatchev: Artificial Pancreas Could Help Diabetics - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
He's adding sophisticated computer instructions to an insulin pump-glucose monitor combination.
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C. Ronald Kahn: Is Brown Fat the Good Fat That Can Erase Bad Fat? - US News and World Report

C. Ronald Kahn: Is Brown Fat the Good Fat That Can Erase Bad Fat? - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Left over from babyhood, this fat burns through the calories in adults. What can brown do for you?
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Dr. Mark George Honored as one of USNWR’s 14 ‘Pioneers of Medical Progress’

Dr. Mark George Honored as one of USNWR’s 14 ‘Pioneers of Medical Progress’ | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
TMS, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, neuroscience, research, brain stimulation...
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The Faustman Lab at Mass General

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Dr. Faustman has worked in the field of autoimmunity for nearly two decades.

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Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
What may seem like science fiction is happening right here at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. We are an international leader in translating scientific discovery into clinical therapies.
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Jean Bennett and Albert Maguire: Gene Therapy to Reverse Near-Blindness - US News and World Report

Jean Bennett and Albert Maguire: Gene Therapy to Reverse Near-Blindness - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Bennett bred a virus to carry the gene. Maguire injected it into a patient's eye. And there was light.
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14 Medical Pioneers Who Aren't Holding Back - US News and World Report

14 Medical Pioneers Who Aren't Holding Back - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Building hearts, mapping memories, restoring vision -- these researchers aim high and don't give up.
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Alan Russell | Profile on TED.com

Alan Russell | Profile on TED.com | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Alan Russell - In the fight against disease, defect and injury, Alan Russell has a novel argument: Why not engineer new tissue and organs to replace sick ones?
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Erasing Memories: Science Videos - Science News - Todd Sacktor

Erasing Memories: Science Videos - Science News - Todd Sacktor | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
This is not a plot device in the latest thriller, it's real—Scientists have shown that injecting an experimental drug into the brain can completely erase long-term memory in animals.
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Chad Mirkin, 2009 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner

Profile of the 2009 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner, Chad Mirkin. A celebrated nanoscience expert, Dr. Mirkin is best-known for his development of nanoparticle-based biodetection schemes..."

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Cancer genome sequencing: a review

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A write-up describing the research conducted by Elaine Mardis and Richard Wilson.

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Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center: Profile: Wayne A. Marasco, MD, PhD

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Some info about Dr. Marasco's research.

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Boris Kovatchev, PhD — School of Medicine at the University of Virginia

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Dr. Kovatchev is the author of 123 peer-reviewed scientific articles and many patents.

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C. Ronald Kahn, M.D. | Joslin Diabetes Center

C. Ronald Kahn, M.D. | Joslin Diabetes Center | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Joslin Diabetes Center is the world’s foremost institution for diabetes research, clinical care and education.
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Denise Faustman: To Stop Diabetes, She's Attacking the Immune System - US News and World Report

Denise Faustman: To Stop Diabetes, She's Attacking the Immune System - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
This controversial diabetes researcher thinks she can heal the pancreas in type 1 diabetics.
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Mark George: Treating Depression With an Electromagnet - US News and World Report

Mark George: Treating Depression With an Electromagnet - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
Transcranial magnetic stimulation could have many other medical uses, too, says the neurologist.
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Elizabeth Blackburn: Ordering Cancer Cells to Curl Up and Die - US News and World Report

Elizabeth Blackburn: Ordering Cancer Cells to Curl Up and Die - US News and World Report | Modern Medical Pioneers | Scoop.it
An enzyme vital to life could be pure poison to cancer cells, says the molecular and cell biologist.
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Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn

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UCSF Biochemistry and Biophysics Elizabeth Blackburn Lab...She discovered the molecular nature of telomeres...

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