A new research paper sheds light on the way antibodies distinguish between different but closely related ‘biomarkers’ – proteins which reveal information about the condition of the human body. This new understanding could enable pharmaceutical companies to develop new technologies for quickly diagnosing and treating fatal diseases.
All diseases have proteins, or concentrations of proteins, specifically linked to them called biomarkers. Identifying these can prove a powerful diagnostic tool. These biomarkers are detected by immunoassays – a test which mixes a substance (eg blood, urine) with antibodies, which bind to the protein if it is present. The antibodies can then be measured to identify the level of the biomarker, which in turn indicates the presence and extent of an illness.
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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) invites applications from Indian biomedical scientists for the international fellowships for the year 2011-12
Study Subject: Biomedical
Scholarship Description: Applications are invited from the from Indian biomedical scientists for the international fellowships
Number of fellowships: Young scientists-12; Senior scientists-6
Duration: 3-6 months for young scientists and 10-15 days for senior scientists
· M.D/PhD degree with at least three years teaching/research experience for young scientists and at least fifteen years teaching/research experience for senior scientists.
· Regular position in a recognized biomedical/research/health institution in India.
· Below 45 years of age for young and 55 years for senior scientists.
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Biomedical Engineering is emerging very fast these days, this exponential increase in the Biomedical Engineering students has comprehensively increased the number of students who plan to go abroad for pursuing their further studies in Biomedical Engineering . This document below offers the list of all U.S universities which have a Biomedical Engineering in the form of Master’s course or doctrate course as Phd.
Do have a look at it and tell me the review about the list, so that it can be edited further for purposeful use
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What kind of career do you imagine for yourself? Doctor? Lawyer?
Scientist? Engineer? Teacher? CEO? Manager? Salesperson?
A university degree in biomedical engineering will prepare you for
all of these professions and more. Biomedical engineers use their expert-
ise in biology, medicine, physics, mathematics, engineering science and
communication to make the world a healthier place. The challenges cre-
ated by the diversity and complexity of living systems require creative,
knowledgeable, and imaginative people working in teams of physicians,
scientists, engineers, and even business folk to monitor, restore and
enhance normal body function. The biomedical engineer is ideally
trained to work at the intersection of science, medicine and mathematics
to solve biological and medical problems.
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