Finding about moles could help address lung and blood diseases

07/21/2010 | Toronto Star, The

Canadian and Danish researchers have discovered a genetic change in the hemoglobin of Eastern moles that enables these animals to survive underground where there is little oxygen. The discovery could lead to a gene therapy for humans with lung disease or the development of artificial blood substitutes for people with hemophilia and sickle cell anemia, one of the researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Toronto Star, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA