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Health Management

2014 02 Dec

As World AIDS Day is celebrated on 1 December 2014, we profile Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, president of the International AIDS Society since 2012. Barré-Sinoussi is a French virologist, and a past winner of the International AIDS Society Prize. Her research has focused primarily on retroviruses. In 1983, she discovered the human immunodeficiency virus... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nobel Prize in Medicine 2014 Awarded For Brain's 'Inner GPS' Discovery

2014 07 Oct

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with one half to John O´Keefe and the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.How do we know where we are? How can we find the way from one... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nobel Prize Winner’s Work Could Aid Precision Medicine

2013 19 Dec

James E. Rothman, Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine 2013, spent the most extraordinary week of his life in Sweden when accepting ‘the once in a lifetime recognition’ with his colleagues Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof at the Nobel Awards ceremony in Stockholm.During his trip Rothman, also senior advisor to GE Global Research in Niskayuna,... Read more

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