As reported in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal...Here is a list of online resources that you may find useful in sorting thru information on the economic stimulus bill.
* Recovery.gov White House backed with information on where funds are being spent: http://www.recovery.gov/
* Recovery act overview: http://www.whitehouse.gov/assets/documents/Recovery_Act_Overview_2-17.pdf
* StimulusWatch.org interactive site… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 27, 2009 at 8:01pm —
A message to all members of MedTechIQ
As reported in MIT Tech Review, the 10 Emerging Technologies for 2009...
- Intelligent Software Assistant
Adam Cheyer is leading the design of powerful software that acts as a personal aide.
- $100 Genome
Han Cao's nanofluidic chip could cut DNA sequencing costs dramatically.
- Racetrack Memory
Stuart Parkin is using nanowires to create an ultradense memory chip.
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 27, 2009 at 10:33am —
Check out this new linux server in a wall plug
Added by Mary Kratz on February 25, 2009 at 9:53am —
MedTechIQ member, Bertalan Mesko, author of Science Roll (#31 Global English Language Medical Blog), http://medtechiq.ning.com/profile/BertalanMesko, has launched an exciting new endeavor, "Webicina"!
"Webicina" is a Medical Web 2.0 Guidance Package. The tools and services of web 2.0 can facilitate the work for medical professionals and help patients as well. If you would like an even more efficient medical practice; more productive research, pharma team; or… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 25, 2009 at 9:30am —
MedTechIQ continues to attract new members. Remember, click the "Members" Tab and then use the "Search Member" box with the key words of your choice to find new contacts (http://medtechiq.ning.com/profiles/members/).
In these times of change & challenge it is always good to be connected!
Here now, the latest MedTechIQ members...
Laurel King: I am interested in knowledge creation, collaboration, innovation, social… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 22, 2009 at 7:31pm —
As reported reported in GenomeWeb...Former NIH director Elias Zerhouni joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a senior fellow, reports the Lancet. Zerhouni will be working on the foundation's Grand Challenges in Global Health program. "I have had a long-standing commitment to reducing the burden of the many diseases suffered by the most vulnerable of us across the world," Zerhouni said in a statement.
Read on at:… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 22, 2009 at 4:43pm —
Please see update from MedTechIQ member, Barbara Beckerman on the upcoming 1st Annual ORNL BSEC conference, March 18-19, 2009, at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Conference Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, near Knoxville, Tennessee in the USA.
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 22, 2009 at 10:32am —
Just a reminder, in our continuing quest to deliver the 3C's of "Content, Community & Collaboration", we added the "Indeed" Job Search engine to the MedTechIQ homepage last week. As Wall Street Journal's, Walter Mossberg describes it, Indeed is "Simply a one-stop shop for job seekers." We like Indeed because it automatically orients to the users location. So you should automatically see job listings tailored to your location. If not, use the search box to customize… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 22, 2009 at 8:30am —
Thanks to Clymer...JIR for bringing this too our attention...
As part of its mission to bring together the School's extensive research, thought leadership, and interest in the business and management of healthcare, Harvard Business School (HBS) has collaborated with the HBS Healthcare Initiative to offer two innovative programs geared toward improving the performance of the healthcare delivery system. If appropriate, I encourage you to apply for participation… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 21, 2009 at 9:12pm —
Randy, please contact Maureen Levy Jones, MD, MBA, MHA at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am interested. We can discuss the details and options. Thanks.
Added by Maureen Levy Jones, MD, MBA, MHA on February 20, 2009 at 12:56pm —
As reported in GenomeWeb ... O'Reilly Radar has a Q&A with John Wilbanks, who is VP of science at Creative Commons and runs the Science Commons (SC) project. He talks about SC, what gets in the way of open science, the role of SC in improving communication between scientists, and lowering the barriers to sharing information, which includes the formality of science-speak. "We think that the innate nature of science, which is publishing, which is community-based, which… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 20, 2009 at 12:49pm —
It was bound to happen. The dominant position of Google's search engine is now being challenged in the courts, not simply in the marketplace. The allegation is anything but frivolous; SourceTool.com claims
has engaged in anti-competitive activities, illegal under the Sherman Antitrust Act.… Continue
Added by Clymer/JR on February 20, 2009 at 11:30am —
As reported in GenomeWeb Biotech Transfer Week...Eli Lilly, Cornell University, and the Kauffman Foundation's iBridge Network each unveiled separate web-based initiatives last week designed to bolster university technology commercialization by making it easier for academic and industrial researchers to partner.
The Eli Lilly tool will allow external researchers at academic institutions or small biotech companies to submit their compounds free of charge via a… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 19, 2009 at 7:54am —
The Medpedia Project is a long term, worldwide project to evolve a new model for sharing and advancing knowledge about health, medicine and the body among medical professionals and the general public. The Project provides a free online technology platform to any individual or organization that can benefit from its use, available at www.medpedia.com. Users of the platform include medical and scientific journals, medical schools, research institutes, medical associations, physicians, hospitals,… Continue
Added by Cheryl on February 18, 2009 at 10:48am —
Note the following changes to the Biomedical Science and Engineering Conference announncement:
1. Call for papers is now closed.
2. Registration for foreign nationals has been extended to February 28.
3. Registration for US citizens closes March 13.
Please keep… Continue
Added by Barbara Beckerman on February 17, 2009 at 3:36pm —
As reported in HS Daily Wire...After eight years at the helm of the Pentagon's advanced research arm, DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), Tony Tether has been asked by the Obama administration to leave office by 20 February...The new parlor game in Washington, DC these past couple of days has been the guessing game about who will succeed Tether at DARPA. Noah Shachtman, a maven in this business, says several different names keep coming up. In no particular… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 17, 2009 at 2:58pm —
may be scheduling a Jun'09 release of an 'iPhone light' at the sweet entry price of $99. If so, predictions call for the iPhone to account for nearly 20% of the 'smartphone' market. If that alone isn't enticing, rumors suggest that Apple is also considering unlocking its exclusive AT+T arrangement… Continue
Added by Clymer/JR on February 13, 2009 at 11:00am —
As reported by GenomeWeb News...The House of Representatives will soon vote on the latest draft of a $789.5 billion stimulus package that contains $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health. A conference agreement between the members of the House and Senate yesterday to forward a trimmed-down draft of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes $8.5 billion to fund research at NIH, and $1.5 billion to the NIH for renovations.
The $1.5 billion would… Continue
Added by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight on February 12, 2009 at 10:49pm —
A late, but formidable entry into the Cloud Computing space, IBM announced
yesterday that it, too, is making a substantial business commitment to providing virtual data centers for its clients. Previously services were buried deep inside the "Big-Blue" labyrinth. The importance IBM attaches to this business area is now evident through a new Blue Cloud… Continue
Added by Clymer/JR on February 11, 2009 at 10:00am —
Added by Greg on February 11, 2009 at 12:56am —