Medicine

Post Doctoral Research Fellow -School of Biosciences & Medicine

July 27, 2020

A Postdoctoral Fellow position (experimental, computational or experimental/computational) is available in the Systems Biology group of Dr. Matteo Barberis at the University of Surrey, to investigate how genes are switched on and off, at the right time, throughout the cell division cycle. We are focusing on the mechanisms that control waves of cyclin-dependent kinase activities throughout cell […]

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Study suggests link between bacteria in the upper airway and asthma severity

December 16, 2019

A new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests there is a link between bacteria that live in the upper airway and the severity of asthma symptoms among children with mild to moderate asthma. The study raises the possibility that the airway’s microbiome could have a causal role in the […]

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Engineers create an inhalable form of messenger RNA

January 11, 2019

Messenger RNA, which can induce cells to produce therapeutic proteins, holds great promise for treating a variety of diseases. The biggest obstacle to this approach so far has been finding safe and efficient ways to deliver mRNA molecules to the target cells. In an advance that could lead to new treatments for lung disease, MIT […]

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Ingestible capsule can be controlled wirelessly

December 17, 2018

Researchers at MIT, Draper, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology. The capsule, which can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions, or both, can reside in the stomach for at least a month, transmitting information and responding to instructions from a user’s […]

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Alberta, Canada

August 24, 2018

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Alberta (http://psychiatry.med.ualberta.ca/) invites applications for two full-time contingent tenure-track professorships. One of these positions will be eligible for nomination for a (Tier 2) Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Mental Health, which provides protected time for research within a full-time academic appointment: the […]

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Assistant/Associate Professor – Innovative Clinical Trials in Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Alberta, Canada

August 24, 2018

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics and Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position with a focus on innovative clinical trial design.  The Department of Pediatrics within the University of Alberta is one of Canada’s leading academic pediatric institutions […]

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Medical Oncologist, Cross Cancer Institute in Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Alberta, Canada

August 24, 2018

The Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology at the Cross Cancer Institute (CCI), with Alberta Health Services is accepting applications for a Medical Oncologist.  The CCI is a free-standing integrated cancer treatment and research facility that functions as the tertiary oncology referral centre for Northern Alberta. It has a strong record of basic and […]

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Academic gastroenterologist with a focus on interventional, therapeutic endoscopy and endoscopic research in Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Alberta, Canada

August 24, 2018

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an advanced therapeutic endoscopist and endoscopy researcher to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital.  Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s […]

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