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Brian Berridge tapped to manage National Toxicology Program - National Institutes of Health (press release)


National Institutes of Health (press release)
“We are thrilled that Dr. Berridge is bringing his expertise to environmental health, including experience with both traditional and novel toxicological methods,” said Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D., who has been the director of NTP since 2009, while also ...

National Toxicology Program Gets New Associate Director ... - Occupational Health and Safety


Occupational Health and Safety
Brian Berridge is NTP's new associate director. Formerly of GlaxoSmithKline, he will oversee day-to-day operations as NTP coordinates toxicology research and testing across nine different federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health ...

Weight flux alters molecular profile, Stanford-led study finds - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
As people pack on pounds or shed excess weight, they exhibit notable changes in their microbiome, cardiovascular system, immune system and levels of gene expression, the study found. The researchers integrated a slew of "omics" profiling techniques to ...
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Georgia Regents Health System

Augusta, Georgia - United States

Georgia Regents Health System is a world-class academic medical center, offering the most comprehensive primary, specialty and subspecialty care in Augusta, Georgia, serving Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties. Georgia Regents Medical Center provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including cancer, cardiovascular / heart care, children's health / pediatrics, emergency and trauma, family medicine, neuroscience, orthopedics, robotic surgery, and women's health.

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Georgia Regents University Medical College
United States

Georgia Regents University, home of the Medical College of Georgia, is one of only four public comprehensive research institutions in the state of Georgia. Founded in 1828, the university includes nine colleges and schools with nearly 10,000 students, 1,000 full-time faculty members and 5,000 staff members. It houses the nation's 13th-oldest medical school, the state's sole dental college, an aligned and integrated health system, a growing int

Better Health Channel: Lymphatic System
Australia

The lymphatic system is a series of vessels throughout the body that drain fluid from tissues. Bacteria and other microbes are picked up in the lymphatic fluid and trapped inside lymph nodes, where they can be attacked and destroyed by white blood cells. Common problems of the lymphatic system include glandular fever, Hodgkin's disease, oedema (swelling) and tonsillitis.

New Health Guide - Muscle System
United States

Everything that is conceived by our brain finds its expression in the muscular system. You can express an idea by the help of muscles of larynx, tongue and mouth (act of speaking), the muscles of fingers (act of writing) or by the skeletal muscles (act of dancing, running, etc.) Body muscles help an individual to stand erect, walk, move, bend and pick up objects. They help in breathing, blood circulation and functioning of other internal organ

Brain & Nervous System Health Center
United States

The brain is one of the largest and most complex organs in the human body. It is made up of more than 100 billion nerves that communicate in trillions of connections called synapses. The brain is made up of many specialized areas that work together: The cortex is the outermost layer of brain cells. Thinking and voluntary movements begin in the cortex. The brain stem is between the spinal cord and the rest of the brain. Basic functions lik

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The endocrine system is made up of glands that secrete chemicals called hormones into the bloodstream or surrounding tissues. Together with the nervous system and the immune system, the endocrine system helps the body to cope with different events and stresses. The endocrine system include the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries and testes.

Georgia Aquarium
United States

Bringing the undersea world to downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Purchase tickets, book an event at the aquarium, and learn about their current exhibits.

Georgia Lepidoptera
United States

Photographs and species lists of the moths and butterflies of Georgia and the southeastern United States. Includes helpful hints for beginners, references, and links.

Georgia Aquarium
United States

The world's largest aquarium with 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water, and more than 100,000 animals representing 500 species from around the globe. Includes exhibit overviews, educational information, and conservation projects.

United States

Graduate and undergraduate information, faculty, research, courses, facilities, seminars, and various botany links.

Robber Flies of Georgia
United States

Photographs of many of the species of robber fly that are found in this state.