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Biomedical Instrumentation Center
[Uniformed Services University] BIC provides services in Oligonucleotide/Polypeptide synthesis and sequencing, flow cytometry, light and electron microscopy, lasers and optics, image processing, and BIAcore sensor systems.
Biosciences and Biotechnology at LLNL
[Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)] "Working with academia, industry, and government, we leverage the laboratory's capabilities in the physical and engineering sciences to conduct biosciences and biotechnology research of national importance." This site contains information about LLNL's bioscience research which includes three main areas: genomics, disease susceptibility and prevention, and healthcare and medical device technology.
[Univ. of Texas] Biotechnology-related science and educational resource links.
Carcinogenic Potency Database (CPDB)
[Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory] Results of chronic, long-term animal cancer tests. Provides detailed information on each experiment including species, strain, and sex of test amimal; features of experimental protocol; and histopathology and tumor incidence.
Center for Prostate Disease Research
[Department of Defense (DOD)] (CPDR) This center is dedicated to better understanding of prostate disease, developing early detection, staging and prognostic techniques, and identifying potential new treatments.
Center for Total Access
[Department of Defense (DoD)] (CTA) This center contains information in the areas of theater medicine, disease management, and telemedicine. Projects include future of health care, asthma and breast cancer education, teledermatology, telepsychiatry, and teleradiology.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
[U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] The mission of this center is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability while maintaining accountability, respect, and integrity.
CGAP: Cancer Genome Anatomy Project
[National Cancer Institute and NCBI] Intends a comprehensive molecular characterization of normal, precancerous, and malignant cells.
Chemical and Biological Defense Information Analysis Center
[US Army] (CBIAC) CBIAC disseminates, analyzes, acquires and generates technology and science information that relates to chemistry and biology. The purpose is to meet the need of technology and implement high priority research and development initiatives.
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Cooperative Breast Cancer Tissue Resource (CBCTR)
[National Cancer Institute] Provides researchers with access to primary breast cancer tissue with associated clinical and follow-up data.
[US Department of Defense (DoD)] This site provides information on a variety of issues that deal with the Department of Defense including research in the Anthrax Vaccination Program and Gulf War Illness. A search engine is provided.
Department of Navy Environmental Program
[US Navy] This program publishes research information on environmental, safety, and occupational health programs monthly by the navy.
Dugway Proving Ground
[US Army] The purpose of this facility is to test chemical and biological defenses and survivability, test smoke, obscurants, illunination systems, and test new technology for characterization and remediation.
[Weizmann Institute of Science ] GeneCards is a database of human genes, their products and their involvement in diseases. It offers concise information about the functions of all human genes that have an approved symbol, as well as selected others.
HGMD: Human Gene Mutation Database
[Institute of Medical Genetics in Cardiff] Represents an attempt to collate known (published) gene lesions responsible for human inherited disease comprised of various types of mutation within the coding regions of human nuclear genes.
[Weizmann Institute of Science, Genome and Bioinformatics, Isreal] Contains many different types of information about proteins and other biologically active molecules (e.g. lipids, carbohydrates, and gases) that may be promising targets for medical applications.
[National Human Genome Research Institute] Database of mutation causing human X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency disorder.
Internet Autopsy Gene Link Database
[Jules Berman] (Association for Pathology Informatics) Database designed to work with the Internet Autopsy Database, permitting researchers to relate genetic data directly to disease entities.
[Information Ventures, Inc.] "IVI Online provides substantive information about health issues of critical concern to all
of us. We cover the major health challenges, including electric and magnetic fields (EMF),
herbicides and pesticides, chemicals and other hazards in the workplace, pharmaceuticals,
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Kidney Development Database
[Department of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland] Contains data from developmental studies of the kidney and includes relevant genes and gene expression patterns.
[Hospital Necker Enfants Malades] A database that currently contains information about the published mutations of the fibrillin gene FBN1. For each mutation, information is provided at several levels: the gene level, the protein level, and at the clinical level.
[Healthtel Corporation] A very large variety of medical links in a variety of areas.
Medical Multimedia Teaching Files
[Univ. of Iowa] A series of multimedia tools designed to enhance medical education.
Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
[US Army] (USAMRIID) This institute provides information on medical aspects of defensive operations, material about casualties from different microbes, and information about biological toxins.
Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
[US Navy] (NAMRL) The purpose of this laboratory is to find solutions to problems associated with motion sickness and spatial disorientation through research in perceptual, physiological, and psychophysiological responses.
Naval Health Research Center
[US Navy] (NHRC) The purpose of this research center is to maintain the readiness of the fleet through evaluations, testing, development, and research in the psychological and biomedical aspects of health and performance.
Naval Medical Research Center
[US Navy] (NMRC) This center conducts research, development, and testing in the areas of infectious diseases, tissue transplantation, casualty care, and environmental medicine while maintaining aspects that relate to military importance.
Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory
[US Navy] (NSMRL) The purpose of this laboratory is to increase the quality of the research and development to the submarine force in the areas of health and physical standards, closed environment monitoring, auditory and visual performance, and hearing conservation in the air and sea.
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OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
[National Center for Biotechnology Information] A catalog of human genes and genetic disorders.
Pesticides and Breast Cancer Risk
[Cornell University] A fact-sheet evaluating chlordane, its uses and potential harmful effects. The sheet also discusses the correlation between chlordane and cancer including breast cancer.
Protein Disease Database
[NIMH-NCI] Database for correlating diseases with proteins observable in serum, CSF, urine and other common human body fluids.
[SciWeb, Inc.] A large comprehensive web site with biotechnology and biomedical information, research protocols, career and job resources, meeting announcements, and more.
ToxFAQs for DDT, DDE, and DDD
[Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry] (ATSDR) A fact sheet answering the most frequently asked health questions about DDT, DDE, and DDD.
Transgenics in Cancer Research
[Pestell Laboratory] A listing of resources related to transgenics in cancer research.
TRICARE, Military Health System
[Department of Defense (DoD)] This military health system provides information on military health issues, special programs, hot issues, and tricare.
Tumor Gene Database
[Baylor College of Medicine] Contains information about genes which are targets for cancer-causing mutations, proto-oncogenes, and tumor suppressor genes with a goal to provide a standard set of facts about all known tumor genes.
U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command
[US Army] (SBCCOM Online) The purpose of this command is to create and maintain nuclear, biological, and chemical technology in order to maintain maximum protection for the U.S.
WRAIR/NMRC Biosafety HomePage
[US Army] (Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) and Navy Medical Research Center (NMRC)) The mission for this research center is to observe the safety of recombinant nucleic acid research and biological agents and toxins.
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