Angiotherapy and Gene therapy
The resource is a series of Powerpoint slides (and a list of further reading) on the rationale behind the design of drugs targetting proteins involved in the growth and spread of transformed cancer cells. It outlines the rationale behind anti-angiogenic therapy (with information on drugs currently available or undergoing clinical trials). It also gives a critical overview of the design of vectors used in delivery of therapeutic molecules to the target (ex-vivo and in-vivo strategies) and some ex
Otis MFA Writing Guest Lecture: Brooks Hansen
Graduate Programs present novelist Brooks Hansen, who will read from his most recent book, JOHN THE BAPTIZER. Hansen is a novelist, screenwriter, essayist, and illustrator best known for his 1995 book The Chess Garden. Last year marked the release of his first memoir, THE BROTHERHOOD OF JOSEPH. His novels -- THE MONSTERS OF ST. HELENA, PERLMAN'S ORDEAL, THE CHESS GARDEN, and BOONE (co-authored with Nick Davis) were all New York Times Notable Books. THE CHESS GARDEN was also selected as a PW Best
Summer at CSUN
Cal State Northridge doesn't hibernate for the summer. Each year, nearly 1,000 community children participate in youth camps and K-12 academic enrichment programs on campus. Here's a peak at what goes on over a summer at CSUN.
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19 - The Romanovs and the Russian Revolution
The period between the Russian Revolution of February 1917, which resulted in the overthrow of the autocracy and the establishment of a provisional government, and the Bolshevik Revolution in October of that same year, offers an instructive example of revolutionary processes at work. During this interval, the fate of Nicholas II and his wife, Alexandra, was bound up in the struggle for power amongst competing political factions in Russia. Until his death, Nicholas was convinced that the Russian
11 - Why no Revolution in 1848 in Britain
Revolutions occur when a critical mass of people come together to make specific demands upon their government. They invariably involve an increase in popular involvement in the political process. One of the central questions concerning 1848, a year in which almost every major European nation faced a revolutionary upsurge, is why England did not have its own revolution despite the existence of social tensions. Two principal reasons account for this fact: first, the success of reformist political
Social Panorama of Latin America 2005
The 2005 edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This report '... analyses recent poverty trends and the increase in migrant remittances, together with their impact on the well-being of the region's population. Short- and long-term trends in social spending, the distribution of such expenditures among the various socio-economic strata and their effects in terms of income deconcentration and increased well-bein
Hip Replacement In Young Patients
19 year old Jessica Nelson has a condition called avascular necrosis- a disease that causes damage to bone tissue. She needed hip replacement surgery as a young teenager Dr. Del Schutte discusses hip replacement in young patients, and how the MUSC Musculoskeletal Center is helping patients of all ages with their bone and joint issues. This video courtesy of the Medical University of South Carolina.
Texas Tech's String Project Strikes Chord With Aspiring Young Musicians
The Texas Tech String Project was founded in 2001 with the help of the National String Project Consortium and the American String Teachers' Association. The program was originally funded by a three-year grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and matched by money from Texas Tech. The university, student instruction fees and other grants now fund the program.
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