Medication Adherence Among Community-Dwelling Patients With Heart Failure

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Dr. Shannon Dunlay, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on medication adherence of patients in the community who have heart failure, available at:

Medication Adherence: WHO Cares?

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Description: Drs Marie Brown and Jennifer Bussells, practicing internists in the Chicago, Illinois area discuss their article appearing in the April 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Available at: regarding patient adherence to prescribed medications.

Synaptic Land - The Movie

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The story of how two behavioral neuroscience graduate students from Oregon Health & Science University conceived and constructed the very first "Synaptic Land", a game that helps kids learn about processes involved in neurotransmission. Since its debut at the Oregon Kids Judge! Neuroscience Fair held at OMSI in 2002, undergraduate and graduate students at many other universities have created their own versions of the Synaptic Land game (e.g., PENN, University of Scranton, California State...

Novel antimalarial drug development

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The main objective of the AntiMal Integrated Project is to generate novel antimalarial drugs with potential for use in humans, specifically to progress candidate molecules to the “first time into humans” stage of drug development. To achieve this goal, leading groups of malaria researchers from Europe and Africa with expertise in malaria biology, chemotherapy and drug development have come together to exploit new scientific and political opportunities to secure the development of a...

Dana Vanderwall on Cheminformatics at Drexel

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Dana Vanderwall, Associate Director of Cheminformatics at Bristol-Myers Squibb, presented at Drexel University for Jean-Claude Bradley's Chemical Information Retrieval class on December 2, 2010. The first part covers "Cheminformatics & The evolving relationship between data in the public domain & pharma" and includes a general discussion of modern drug discovery and the details of a malaria dataset recently released from the pharmaceutical industry to the public. The second part describes...

Khat Chewing: A Smokeless Gun?

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Dr. Farrah Mateen, a neurology fellow and PhD candidate at Johns Hopkins University discusses her article "Khat Chewing: A Smokeless Gun?" which appears in the November 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Available at: