AAAS Company Profile

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science, ”Triple A-S” (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.

AAAS History
Founded in 1848, AAAS serves some 262 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world, with an estimated total readership of one million. The non-profit AAAS is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy; international programs; science education; and more. For the latest research news, log onto EurekAlert!, the premier science-news Web site, a service of AAAS


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News Articles [8 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

US and Cuban Researchers to Meet in Havana

Rush Holt of AAAS talks with The Scientist about the upcoming gathering and collaborations-past, present, and future-between the two countries.

Some Scientists Hate NIH’s New Definition Of A Clinical Trial

Science | AAAS |  Behavioral scientists fear new rules could complicate basic research projects.      

Triple-screening for heart disease reduces mortality rates in older men

Primary Asset: Body:  A Danish study conducted between 2008 and 2011 suggests a simple, 10-minute triple-screening for cardiovascular risks could reduce 5-year mortality rates by as much as ...

U.S. flower sellers rush to destroy illegal GE petunias | Science | AAAS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that U.S. flower distributors have begun to destroy countless petunia plants after federal scientists confirmed that they were genetically eng...

Allergy Biomarkers Found in a Sub-Subgroup of T Helper Cells

  Newly identified T helper cells dubbed TH2A cells are responsible for causing allergic symptoms. These pathogenic cells can be distinguished from their protective counterparts by spec...

New guideline for screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) A new screening guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs), which cause approximately 1244 d...

Roundtable Analytics to Deliver Predictive Analytics Services for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Roundtable Analytics, Inc., an Analytics as a Service (AaaS) and consulting company focused on improving the operational and financial performance of ...

New screening guidelines boosts detection of aortic aneurysm

Body: Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) can rupture, leading to emergency surgery with mortality rates nearing 90 percent. Making things more difficult for physicians, these enlargements can be di...

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PubMed Articles [13 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Loss of MURC/Cavin-4 induces JNK and MMP-9 activity enhancement in vascular smooth muscle cells and exacerbates abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is relatively common in elderly patients with atherosclerosis. MURC (muscle-restricted coiled-coil protein)/Cavin-4 modulating the caveolae function of muscle cells is ...

Mechanical behavior of the abdominal aortic aneurysm assessed by biaxial tests in the rat xenograft model.

This paper addresses the mechanical biaxial behavior of degraded arteries obtained by the rat xenograft model. For that, a pressure myograph was used to perform extension-inflation tests on abdominal ...

Selective determination of aromatic amino acids by magnetic hydroxylated MWCNTs and MOFs based composite.

A novel magnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE) based method was established for aromatic amino acids (AAAs) selective determination. Central to the method was the adopted extractant. An explored compo...

Triple A Syndrome: Preliminary Response to the Antioxidant N-Acetylcysteine Treatment in a Child.

Triple A syndrome (AAAS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by alacrima, achalasia, ACTH-resistant adrenal insufficiency, autonomic dysfunction, and progressive neurodegeneration. In...

Branched-chain and aromatic amino acids in relation to behavioral problems among young Inuit from Nunavik, Canada: a cohort study.

BACKGROUNDObesity and insulin resistance are linked with mood disorders, and elevated concentrations of branched-chain (BCAAs) and aromatic amino acids (AAAs). Our study aimed to prospectively assess ...

Clinical Trials [7 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Genetic Evaluation of AAAS Gene in Early-Onset Achalasia and Alacrima Patients

The AAAS gene has been known to cause achalasia, alacrima, adrenal abnormalities and a progressive neurological syndrome. A considerable proportion of achalasia patients have been known to...

Exercise Therapy to Treat Adults With Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a weakened and enlarged area in the abdominal aorta, which is a large blood vessel in the abdomen. If an AAA ruptures, it can be life-threatening. Res...

Targeted PET/CT and PET/MRI Imaging of Vascular Inflammation

Stroke and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are common and highly lethal vascular diseases. Angiogenesis and infiltration of inflammatory cells such as macrophages may cause stroke and AA...

Evaluation of Effect of Angiotensin-converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors on Small Aneurysm Growth Rate

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are balloon-like swellings of the body's main blood vessel (aorta) as it courses through the abdomen. As a result of the National Aneurysm Screening progra...

Advanced MRI in AAA

This study aims to determine whether advanced MRI sequences can provide robust and clinically relevant information about abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). The MRI sequences will study out...

Companies [5 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]


The American Association for the Advancement of Science, ”Triple A-S” (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator,...


EurekAlert! is an online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society. EurekAlert! provides a central place through which universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, co...

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Frank Parillo & Associates

Frank Parillo & Associates is a professional executive recruiting firm. We extend our services to the medical industry including: biomedical, biotechnology, clinical diagnostics, life science, medical...


Founded in 1880 on $10,000 of seed money from the American inventor Thomas Edison, Science has grown to become the world's leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research, wi...

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