Health and Medicine

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

The national heart, lung, and blood institute (nhlbi) is one of 27 centers, institutes, and offices within the national institutes of health (nih). It was established originally as the national heart institute in 1948 with amission to support research and research...

Soapbox Science

Soapbox Science

Soapbox Science was founded as a public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and their research. Now in its seventh year, Soapbox Science takes female scientists out of the lab and onto the streets, to talk to the passing, unsuspecting public about...

Breezometer – One, Two, Three, Breathe

Breezometer – One, Two, Three, Breathe

Air pollution has been a growing world problem, amplified by the ever increasing number of people and their consumption patterns. Now, technological progress and big data have merged to enable environmental scientists and engineers at BreezoMeter to address the...

Dr Osamu Hataji – An Improved Quality Of Life For Copd Patients

Dr Osamu Hataji – An Improved Quality Of Life For Copd Patients

Dr Osamu Hataji is a physician who diagnoses and treats various respiratory and lung diseases. Dr Esteban C.Gabazza is a professor with expertise in inflammation and the immune system. Here, they discuss COPD treatment and how they are working together to assess...

Dr Charles L. Bowden – A New Frontier For Bipolar Disorder

Dr Charles L. Bowden – A New Frontier For Bipolar Disorder

Dr Charles L. Bowden, an expert in the field of bipolar disorder research, has defined the symptoms and biology of bipolar disorders. Here he discusses the obstacles patients and physicians face when assessing and managing bipolar disorder and how developments made...

The European Association For Cancer Research

The European Association For Cancer Research

The European Association for Cancer Research, or EACR, was established in 1968 by a team of scientists who wanted to enable communication among cancer researchers across Europe. Today, the EACR coordinates scientific meetings and high quality training courses, and...

The American Academy Of Neurology

The American Academy Of Neurology

Founded in 1948, and now representing more than 30,000 individuals worldwide, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is the world’s largest association of neurologists and neuroscientists. From funding and disseminating the latest research, all the way through to...

The Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute

Founded in 1953, the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is the world’s first non-profit organisation dedicated exclusively to harnessing the power of the immune system to defeat cancer. This important branch of research has led to a new class of cancer treatments known...

Jeffry A. Simpson – Taking The Long View On Wellness

Jeffry A. Simpson – Taking The Long View On Wellness

Nature vs. nurture is one of the oldest debates in biology. Are people’s lives determined by their genes, their upbringing, or both? Nearly 30 years ago at the onset of the human genome project, scientists believed that once all human genes were known, all of human...

Dr Frances M. Sladek – Turning The Tables On ‘Healthy’ Fats

Dr Frances M. Sladek – Turning The Tables On ‘Healthy’ Fats

Dr Frances Sladek is a world leader in molecular biology research. Here she talks to us about her latest research, how soybean oil affects health and what the molecular mechanisms that underlie these outcomes may be. What is your research background and what triggered...