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Gene discovery holds promise for heart disease treatment

...unclear. Even if the precise mechanism of APOC3 is not certain at this time, the gene will be an exciting target for drug development because of the large associated reduction in heart disease.Genetic analyses have the promise to discover new medications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-09/gene-discovery-holds-promise
Technologies decrease rate of animal testing; locals still upset with GRU

...translatable to humans, according to a 2011 workshop report by Zurlo on the subject. They are used primarily in drug development and pesticide testing, and the Environmental Protection Agency still requires pesticides be tested in one rodent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-30/technologies-decrease-rate-an
'Homegrown' research at GRU gets award grant of $375,000

...of kids first. This researcher is a pediatric oncologist so he has kids first in mind, which we really like."Drug development for childhood cancer is more difficult because there are much fewer cases to treat - it accounts for less than 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-08/homegrown-research-gru-gets-
GHSU researchers look to build on Nobel winners' work

...expected he would get it," Kim said. "It is great news."Kim's mentor at Duke, Dr. Howard Rockman, founded a drug development company with Lefkowitz called Trevena that is working to develop drugs for heart failure, for instance, and for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-17/ghsu-researchers-look-build-
New Parkinson's drugs, approaches on the way

...better ways of identifying subtypes of the disease and finding animal models that better mimic them to spur future drug development.Dr. Kapil Sethi, a professor of neurology and the director of the Movement Disorders Program at Georgia Regents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-04-16/new-parkinsons-drugs-approac
GRU Cancer Center is making strides

...Cancer Center. These leaders in their fields are leveraging their talents in understanding the biology of cancer, drug development, clinical trials and specific cancers ? including brain tumors, melanoma and leukemia ? cancer surgery, radiation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-06-09/gru-cancer-cente
Research tracks protein to find Alzheimer's cause

...One of the other big issues in the development of Alzheimer's drugs is the terrible need for biomarkers for drug development," Dr. Buccafusco said. "One of the big areas in the AD game right now is to find drugs that will stop the progress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/04/met_150500.shtml
Metro
Software firm cites transition after sale

...physicians. The publicly traded inVentiv works with the world's top 20 pharmaceutical companies. It assists with drug development, sales and marketing for 200 clients in the pharmaceutical or life sciences industries. Regarding the merger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2007-08-01/software-firm-cites-transi
Business
The business of mice, mighty and otherwise

...knockout mice will even lead to the development of new drugs, perhaps dozens of them. One of the first steps in drug development is the identification of what biologists call a target - a biological molecule that is involved in the disease process...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/bus_65553.shtml
Business
Discovery may lead to new depression treatments

...of the National Institute of Mental Health, which funded the research. "This gives us a new set of targets for drug development," but also "suggests a whole new area of investigation for trying to... ultimately discover does this have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/liv_41371.shtml
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