The Mask

March 17, 2020 ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by The New York Times The surgical face mask has become a symbol of our times. If there is a symbol of the current confusion and fear, the misinformation and anxiety, generated by the spread of the new coronavirus, it is the surgical face mask. When history looks back on…

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Novel high-density microarray patch (HD-MAP) can deliver vaccines directly to the skin

Largest microarray patch clinical vaccination study ever performed First clinical microarray patch study to show dose sparing against standard intramuscular injection with comparable immune responses at a 1/6 dose HD-MAP immune response significantly higher, faster than by IM injection at comparable doses Vaccine on HD-MAP shown to be stable for 12 months at temperatures…

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C-Path to lead engagement on FDA’s framework to enhance pediatric medical device ecosystem

TUCSON, Ariz., March 17, 2020 — The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) today announced it has been awarded a grant to conduct stakeholder engagement to garner insights, feedback and refinement of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health’s (CDRH) proposed framework to enhance the pediatric medical device ecosystem and to…

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Walter Reichman named SIOP Fellow

Walter Reichman, Ed.D has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Reichman was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession may…

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Scientists proposed a way of producing water-soluble fullerene compounds for medicine

Scientists from the Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology (CEST) and the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences in collaboration with researchers from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) developed a single-step method to obtain water-soluble fullerene compounds with remarkable biological properties, such as the ability to effectively suppress…

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Bentham Science announces an important new journal, ‘Coronaviruses’

Bentham Science announces a new journal, “Coronaviruses” to cover the latest research on coronaviruses, related outbreak and the methods employed to treat coronavirus infections. Every article in the first volume of the journal will be published as Open Access (Free-to-download). Coronaviruses will publish original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews and guest edited thematic issues on all…

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