Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 29, 2000
Beliefs act as barriers to flu immunization
Certain individuals may avoid getting a flu shot because of beliefs they hold, such as concern about unknown ingredients in the vaccine, suggest the results of a small study of elderly low-income community residents.

K-State biochemistry professor embarks upon cystic fibrosis research through technology transfer, commercialization of intellectual property
John Tomich's initial entrepreneurial endeavor, Nacelle Therapeutics, Inc., is based on intellectual property developed by the Kansas State University biochemist and his colleagues in treatment of cystic fibrosis.
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