Noblis and Government Scientists Identify New Genomic Signatures of Ebola Using Whole Genomic Sequencing and Innovative BioVelocity Analytics Tool

Noblis and Government Scientists Identify New Genomic Signatures of Ebola Using Whole Genomic Sequencing and Innovative BioVelocity Analytics Tool
Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2015 Noblis, Inc., a leading provider of science, technology, and strategy services to the federal government, announced in a paper published this week in the scientific journal Viruses (http://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/7/6/2763), that government and Noblis scientists uncovered a potential problem with the diagnostic techniques currently used to ...

Making Drones Accountable, Ebola, Liberia, and Development Aid, and Much More: Read All about it in “Ethics & International Affairs” Spring Issue

Making Drones Accountable, Ebola, Liberia, and Development Aid, and Much More: Read All about it in
(PRWEB) March 12, 2015 Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the publication of the winter issue of its journal, “Ethics and International Affairs.” It includes an essay by Shefa Siegel on Liberia, Ebola, and the “Cult of Bankable Projects”; a symposium on imagining a “Drone Accountability Regime,” featuring a ...

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Presents Latest Updates on Ebola Vaccines in Development

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Presents Latest Updates on Ebola Vaccines in Development
Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 The 18th Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), will feature a special closing session at 3:00 PM ET on April 15, 2015 to discuss worldwide collaborative efforts to accelerate development, clinical trials and the regulatory approval process for Ebola vaccines. ...

Tessella reports: University of Oxford project aims to predict geographic spread of Ebola

Tessella reports: University of Oxford project aims to predict geographic spread of Ebola
Oxford, Oxfordshire (PRWEB UK) 24 March 2015 Tessella, an international analytics, software services and consulting company was chosen by the University of Oxford to deliver analytics and modelling software expertise on a project to predict the geographic spread of Ebola in West Africa. Oxford University scientists are developing maps showing where cases of Ebola ...

“Effective Treatment Strategies for Ebola Viral Infection”: How to Prevent the Spread of Ebola and the Pathogenesis of Ebola Virus

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 Yinka Vidal, BS. MA. H.ASCP, a medical researcher, and Former Research Fellow from the Department of Pharmacology, University of Lagos College of Medicine, Lagos, has written a new book about Ebola and infection control strategies. The book is designed to educate healthcare professionals about Ebola pathogenesis, immunopathology, ...

Nigerian doctor and Ebola survivor travels to San Antonio to give blood sample

Nigerian doctor and Ebola survivor travels to San Antonio to give blood sample
San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 A Nigerian doctor who survived the Ebola virus visited BioBridge Global in San Antonio on Tuesday, Feb. 24, to donate a blood sample and possibly participate in medical research aimed at treating victims of the devastating disease. A team from the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center ...

Ebola treatment trial now live using MACRO Electronic Data Collection software in West Africa

Ebola treatment trial now live using MACRO Electronic Data Collection software in West Africa
London, UK (PRWEB UK) 21 January 2015 InferMed’s MACRO is being used for electronic data collection and data management in a trial led by Oxford University Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. Investigational Ebola treatments are being tested in West Africa as part of an international initiative to fast-track trials of the most promising ...

Resilient Millennials: Despite Fears over Ebola, Millennials Plan to Hit the Shopping Malls this Holiday Season

Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Millennials’ optimistic nature is highlighted by their resilience to negative issues in the news. Overall, they report feeling less anxiety and fear from negative news compared to their GenX and Baby Boomer counterparts. However, when it comes to Ebola, things are a bit different. The infectious disease seems ...

Pitching In: Worcester Polytechnic Institute to Develop New Technologies for Mobile Treatment Tents to Help in the Fight Against Ebola

Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 – Jan. 8, 2015 – Two teams of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) recently received Rapid Response Research awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop new technologies to help protect workers caring for patients with Ebola and other infectious diseases. The awards were the outcome ...

Ebola crisis showing no signs of slowing down in Sierra Leone; What are the consequences for companies operating in Africa?

Ebola crisis showing no signs of slowing down in Sierra Leone; What are the consequences for companies operating in Africa?
London (PRWEB UK) 17 December 2014 The World Health Organization believes that since February 2014, there have been nearly 18,000 reported Ebola cases and more than 6,000 deaths. According to Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speed of response is the key to ending the Ebola epidemic, mostly ...