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Phase I demonstrated that collaboration between member institutions could lead to significant benefits to academic partners and impact upon the regional knowledge economy. Examples of such outcomes include:

Texas proteomic collaborative

Building on an agreement, signed on December 15, 2004, between M. D. Anderson Cancer Research Center and Imperial College London, for the establishment of a research program focused on identifying new molecular targets for cancer diagnosis and treatments. Both MD Anderson and Imperial are internationally renowned for their commitment to and excellence in translational medicine, driving pioneering cancer research from the laboratory to patient therapies at the bedside. Both institutions invested in technology transfer and collaborative applied research initiatives in order to bring research discoveries to the market for the benefit of cancer patients. The strategy of the collaboration is to maximize their strengths in basic science research and clinical programs, accelerating the speed of scientific discoveries. Creating advantage for both MD Anderson and Imperial, were as M. D. Anderson could look for additional opportunities to identify promising new anticancer agents for clinical development and investigate new methods for diagnosing and treating cancer, and Imperial could expand its range of research programs and further contribute to the improvement of healthcare globally.

The Rector of Imperial at the time, Sir Richard Sykes, said, "Cancer research has long been a major focus at Imperial, and collaborations with such prestigious international partners as M. D. Anderson will help to further strengthen exploration of cancer treatments as a key part of Imperials research strategy."

The Proteomics Collaborative between the two institutions received $1M for its development and was significantly supported by the Texas/ UK Collaborative.

Endomagnetics ltd.

At the close of Phase I of the “Collaborative” there were research collaborations that lead to translational outcomes, two of which have significant results. Endomagnetics Ltd, a spin out company from the University of Houston and University College London, supported by the Collaborative, have completed a clinical trial detecting Sentinel Lymph nodes in 12 breast cancer patients ( [link] ). This technology allows for enhanced Sentinel node biopsy results in shorter breast cancer operations and better patient recovery, which saves money and frees up resources for healthcare providers like the NHS in the UK. There is also the opportunity to move the operations away from the largest cancer centres – the ones with access to radioactive tracers – to short-stay clinics and regional hospitals, which help to spread the load and to provide the services that patients need, locally.

University of Houston and University College London spin-out: Endomagnetics Ltd.

National institute of health quantum grant award

Inclusive to this outcome there was the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) established the Quantum Grants Program to make a profound (quantum) improvement in health care. This program challenged the research community to propose projects that have a highly focused, collaborative, and interdisciplinary approach targeted to solve a major medical problem or to resolve a highly prevalent technology-based medical challenge. The program consists of a 3-year exploratory phase to assess feasibility and identify best approaches, followed by a second phase of 5 to 7 years. To date, the NIBIB has awarded Quantum Grants to five interdisciplinary teams. The research collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, the National Institute of Medical Research in London, King's College of London, and Edinburgh University received NIBIB Awards First Quantum Grant of $2.9 Million over three-year on for Engineering Brain Microenvironments to Promote Stroke Recovery. A stroke occurs when compromised blood flow to the brain results in the death of neurons. Individuals who have had a stroke may experience partial paralysis or problems with awareness, attention, learning, judgment, memory or speech. Post-stroke rehabilitation can help stroke victims overcome some of these disabilities, but does not promote regeneration of the underlying damaged brain tissue. Injection of naked neural stem cells can stimulate some repair, but is generally inefficient.

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find the 15th term of the geometric sequince whose first is 18 and last term of 387
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salma
The given of f(x=x-2. then what is the value of this f(3) 5f(x+1)
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Abhi
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ninjadapaul
20/(×-6^2)
Salomon
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it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
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Salomon
I got X =-6
Salomon
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
ninjadapaul
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ninjadapaul
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salma
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a perfect square v²+2v+_
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algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
Kim
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Al
y=10×
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rolling four fair dice and getting an even number an all four dice
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Kristine 2*2*2=8
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Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
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No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
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Need to simplify the expresin. 3/7 (x+y)-1/7 (x-1)=
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. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
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types of nano material
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I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
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what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
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Uday
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
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what is system testing?
AMJAD
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
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AMJAD
what is system testing
AMJAD
what is the application of nanotechnology?
Stotaw
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
Azam
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
Prasenjit
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
Azam
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
Prasenjit
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
Damian
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
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not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
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I'm interested in Nanotube
Uday
this technology will not going on for the long time , so I'm thinking about femtotechnology 10^-15
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can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
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the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
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