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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Non-Profit Happenings

Medical Associations/Societies Receive Support from Members and Industry Grants

Non-Profit associations and their leadership continue to reshape the way medicine is practiced. They develop evidence-based guidelines, organize continuing medical education (CME) activities, inform the public and much more!

Furthermore, the collaboration between medical specialists and industry is vitally important if we are to perfect medical devices/technology that can result in successful patient outcomes.

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Breaking Association News

Fluorescence Imaging Technique Goes from Micro to Macro, Moves Closer to Clinic

6/26/18: The new macroscale imaging approach is based on a biological imaging technique known as fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM). “Our macro-FLIM system can not only obtain a sample’s structural information, but also allows observation of certain biochemical processes taking place within the sample,” said senior research scientist Vladislav Shcheslavskiy, Becker & Hickl, GmbH, Germany. “Although our goal is to develop this for clinical use, it could also be very useful in fundamental studies for probing biological processes as disease develops or investigating biological responses to different types of therapy.”

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Report Stay Injury Free this this Fourth of July

6/26/18: "Taking part in fireworks may seem like a harmless Fourth of July tradition, but the injuries that can result from one night of fun can be debilitating," says orthopaedic trauma surgeon and AAOS spokesperson Michael Suk, MD. "Consider leaving fireworks to the professionals and attend a professional firework display instead of handling fireworks yourself. If you do decide to use them, exercise caution to reduce your risk for serious injury."

Northwestern Medicine Receives Transformative $25 Million Gift from the Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation

6/26/18: "I'm incredibly gratified that an increasing number of people have access to the very best care," said Bluhm, founder and president of JMB Realty Corporation. "My support of Northwestern's cardiovascular program has always been about sparking transformation and creating one of the top programs in cardiac care in the nation."

ACS and Rep. Mike Thompson Host Stop the Bleed Training Session for Congressional Staff

6/19/18: “This training is essential to ensure bystanders can become responders in emergency situations with traumatic injuries. As Chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, I want to ensure people have the knowledge and skills about how to respond and potentially save a life,” said Congressman Thompson.

Rita Rastogi Kalyani, MD, MHS, to Receive American Diabetes Association’s® 2018 Vivian Fonseca and Nagendran Family Diabetes Research Award

6/14/18: “Thank you, Dr. Kalyani, for your efforts on behalf of all people with diabetes. Your research accomplishments in the field of diabetes and aging set the stage for changing our approach to diabetes and the elderly,” said the ADA’s 2018 President of Medicine and Science Jane E.B. Reusch, MD. “Your innovative work has had an impressive impact on the lives of many people. Congratulations on this well-deserved honor.”

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