1. The State of VHL Research 2008


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    Dr. James Gnarra of the University of Pittsburgh, Director of Research for the VHL Family Alliance, briefs attendees on the state of research on von Hippel-Lindau disease and the VHL gene. This presentation was given at the VHL Conference in Orlando, Florida, June of 2008. A copy of the handout is available from http://vhl.org/videos/2008_orlando/05_gnarra_research.pdf

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    • Research of Fragile-X, what are the key ingredients for top science. Claudia Bagni, VIB - KU Leuven


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      Both the Fragile X Syndrome and Autism are still without an effective cure. We will therefore use the knowledge obtained from these lines of research to identify, in collaboration with clinical researchers, possible pharmacological approaches and strategies.

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      • Judith Bond Stands Up for NSF


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        On March 22 2012, Judith Bond, PhD President-Elect of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), testified in support of increased funding for the National Science Foundation (NSF) before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies. This video is a revised version of her testimony.

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        • The Science of Victory


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          Developed by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, this film examines the critical role of ongoing US Department of Defense basic research in national security. Produced by Creative Technologies Inc., Los Angeles, California.

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          • Christopher Austin, Translating Medicinal Innovation into Products


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            November 18, 2013: Chris Austin of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) speaks on the challenges of turning biomedical discovery into medicinal products and procedures. Challenges include realizing how a given basic discovery can be exploited in a medicinal agent, identifying the best targets to render safe and effective medicines, and combining multi-disciplinary efforts into singular goals. Part of the "Leak-Proofing the Innovation Pipeline" briefing held by ACS Science & the Congress Project on Capitol Hill #acsscicon

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            • Basic research’s generous benefactor


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              The importance of basic research was highlighted during Fred Kavli´s visit to the University of Bergen.

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              • Basic research on cell death @VIB


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                • Brain Machine Interfaces - il mondo a portata di pensiero


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                  I sistemi di interfaccia cervello/computer, noti come Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI) o Brain Machine Interfaces (BMI), possono costituire per le persone che hanno avuto un ictus o che riportano lesioni al midollo spinale (oppure che sono affette da sclerosi laterale amiotrofica o da malattie neurodegenerative) un mezzo alternativo che permette loro di comunicare e di interagire con l’ambiente esterno di nuovo, senza coinvolgere i nervi spinali e i muscoli.

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                  • Elizabeth Pesce, Leader and Breast Cancer Survivor


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                    Elizabeth Pesce is member of The Wistar Institute’s Leadership Council. Elizabeth's father, an estate attorney, worked with The Wistar Institute. When her father died of colon cancer, her family set up a fund in his memory: the Louis Washburn Memorial Fund, which raises money to support research studying the environmental factors that cause cancer. Elizabeth is also a breast cancer survivor. In this video, she explains why she chooses to support a place like Wistar.

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