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Medical school renames Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology - GW Hatchet


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The School of Medicine and Health Sciences renamed the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology to the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, according to a release from the school Tuesday. Sally Moody, the chair of the department, said the ...

Pharmacology of Paracetamol - News-Medical.net


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Paracetamol is considered to be one of the most frequently used drugs around the world. Initially synthesized in 1878, this drug was introduced for limited medical use in 1883, and for wide unrestricted use after 1950s. Today, paracetamol is used by ...

The neurobiology of fruit fly courtship helps illuminates human ... - Medical Xpress


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Two fruit flies meet in an acrylic mating chamber and check each other out. It's the insect version of speed dating for science.
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Harvard Medical School

Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi

Varanasi - India

Medical education in Varanasi, the oldest living city of the world, dates from the days of Sushruta 500 BC. Infact this is also the history of Medical education in India. The great treatise - 'Sushruta Samhita' is a living testimony of contributions to Medical education that originated in Varanasi, Sushruta was the first to perform cadaver dissections and described a number of operating instruments and surgical operations. Perhaps it is a continuation of this historical perspective that Medical education in Banaras Hindu University took roots in 1920 with the establishment of Department of Ayurveda under Faculty of Oriental Learning and Theology (1922-1927). Under the influence of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviyaji, Seth Mathuradas Vissanji Khimji of Bombay donated a large some of Rs.1.5 Lacs for the Ayurvedic College. This was further augmented by donations from Shri Daya Shankar Dev Shankar Dave of Kathiawar and Bombay.

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National Institute of General Medical Sciences: Online Teaching Resources
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NIGMS Provides science education publications on a number of biological topics, and interactive games to test your knowledge. Also provides eNewsletters, research news and funding opportunities.

University of Birmingham, Division of Medical Sciences
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Provides information about the Medical Sciences Division, of which the Physiology department is a part. Information about staff and their research interests and departmental facilities is included.

Graduate Medical Sciences at Boston University
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Division of Graduate Medical Sciences is a world-class leader in graduate education in the biomedical sciences.

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Provides information about the degree course in Physiology, describes departmental history and gives information to prospective students.

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Provides an environment for geneticists to work together on the inherited bases of human disease and the consequences for individuals, families and society. Includes research data, databases, and education.

Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics
Germany

Located at the University of Leipzig. Includes research, publications, scientific events, teaching and history.

The New York Institute of Medical Research
United States

Dr. Lawrence Broxmeyer provides abstracts from a number of his studies on bacteria, viruses and diseases.

Institute of Medical Genetics in Cardiff
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Database of human gene mutation data . Features publications, newly added genes, and locus specific databases.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
United States

Biomedical research, grants. HHMI investigators contributed to the discovery of genes related to diseases such as cystic fibrosis and obesity, and to basic understanding of cell development and communication. Scientists are employed by HHMI and conduct their work at HHMI facilities at leading research institutions nationwide. Web site has extensive news and information on recent research findings.