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Opexa CEO presentation

Opexa Therapeutics to Present at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Life Sciences Investor Conference

THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPXA), a company involved in the development and commercialization of cell therapies, today announced that David McWilliams, Opexa’s chief executive officer, will present at the C.E. Unterberg, Towbin Life Sciences Conference on Tuesday, October 31, 2006, at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the Palace Hotel in New York City from October 30 ...
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This just in, neuroprotection is hard

Here's a posting about the difficulty of developing neuroprotective drugs from an interesting blog called "In the Pipeline"...



October 26, 2006
It Should Work. It Just Doesn't.

Posted by Derek

The late-stage clinical failure of a small company/big company drug partnership story gets told over and over, and today it was the turn of Renovis and AstraZeneca. Renovis had come up with a candidate (NXY-059) for post-stroke therapy that targeted free-radical oxidative damage. Initial clinical ...
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Metabolon

Sounds good

Metabolon Expands Service Offerings with Launch Of mProveClinical™ For First-in-Human Studies

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metabolon, Inc., the leader in metabolomics-driven biomarker discovery, today introduced mProveClinical™, a service offering that provides insight into a drug’s biochemical and physiological effects in first-in-human clinical trials. Combined with clinical observations and measurements, mProveClinical provides drug development organizations with key information on a subject’s response to a drug. This data enables more informed decisions to be made ...
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Turmeric

Glad to read this since I already take this supplement. Judie


Turmeric prevents experimental rheumatoid arthritis, bone loss, University of Arizona study shows

An ancient spice, long used in traditional Asian medicine, may hold promise for the prevention of both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis, according to a recently completed study at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Turmeric, the spice that flavours and gives its yellow color to many curries and other foods, has ...
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History of MS

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Genes

Not an MS story but a cancer genes story - good news for a Sunday morning. It shows what can be done, and hopefully MS genes work will provide similar hope for better treatments.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5325206.stm
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And here's my story

I've read EVERY introduction post. In fact, there's a chance I've read every post in every forum at this wonderful site. Not sure what that sez about me and don't really want to analyze it much. Yikes! I'm 47, female, married with 2 kids and was diagnosed with MS two months ago. I was offered the CRABS only and recently underwent Steriod IV treatment. I'm titrating betaseron and am taking herbal and vitamin supplements. Like ...
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Chemotherapy and self hematopoeitic stem cell transplant

I read somewhere within the last year of a study using high dose immuosuppresive therapy and self hematopoeitic stem cell transplanst. The results over 5 years was quite impressive. I believe the study was done in Europe and involved 18 pts. I believe the results showed out of those 18 post 5 yrs only one exacerbation out of the whole lot. Does anyone recall such a study? I might be off on some of the ...
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