HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Fogarty International Center announces new research training program in genetics

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland The Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces a new research training program to support international collaborations in human genetic sciences. FIC, with seven NIH partners and the World Health Organization, issued a call for proposals for the new International Collaborative Genetics Research Training Program. The NIH partners are the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The current combined financial commitment from FIC and the partners is approximately $15 million over the next five years.

Our goal in the International Collaborative Genetics Research Training Program is to help reduce the disparities in health status between developed and developing countries through the use of genetic sciences, said FIC Director Gerald T. Keusch, M.D. on behalf of the NIH partners. He added, Through the programs partnerships, we will advance human genetics research while enhancing the limited but growing technical capacity in genetic science in developing regions of the world.

In addition to training in genetic science, the program will address the ethical, social, and legal implications of performing genetics research in low- and middle-income countries.

The program will provide educational opportunities at the Ph.D. and Masters level and will contribute to the capacity of developing country scientists and institutions to conduct human genetics research that is relevant to the health needs of developing countries. Scientists and health professionals from low- and middle-income countries were consulted at all stage
'"/>

Contact: Jennifer Cabe
jennifercabe@nih.gov
301-496-2075
NIH/Fogarty International Center
14-Dec-2001


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Fogarty International Center announces new global health research initiative program for foreign investigators
2. Fogarty International Center announces new awards under International Training And Research In Population And Health Program
3. International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
4. USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America
5. ConocoPhillips & Conservation International launch Biodiversity Action Plan in Venezuela
6. A room with a view for the International Space Station: Completion of the cupola observation module
7. International symposium on nutritional genomics
8. First International Scientific Conference on Childhood Leukaemia
9. 1st International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease
10. International research conferences at the Villa Vigoni
11. Conservation International & SC Johnson invest in Ecuadors rainforest to offset climate impacts

Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/17/2014)... German . Our ... provide us with a continuous stream of information about our ... still in a car the world glides by us ... without effort, our brain calculates self-motion from this "optic flow". ... steady gaze during our own movements. Together with biologists from ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... German . If ... of him, he can expect his premises to be trashed. ... the consequences is enough to make restaurant owners pay up. ... their eggs in other birds, nests. If the host birds ... revenge by destroying the entire nest. Consequently, it is beneficial ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... painted a stark warning on the possible effects of ... effect 32 times that of carbon dioxide. Now a ... act as fully regenerable electron acceptors which helps explain ... instead of being released to the atmosphere. However, there ... may enter into a vicious cycle to release large ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):How vision makes sure that little fish do not get carried away 2How vision makes sure that little fish do not get carried away 3How vision makes sure that little fish do not get carried away 4Fear of the cuckoo mafia 2Fear of the cuckoo mafia 3Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... AudioNotch is the internet's leading provider ... treatment of tinnitus. Patients listen to sound therapy that ... period of weeks to months, their tinnitus volume decreases. , ... Notched Music and Notched White Noise. Now, AudioNotch is pleased ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014  3D Communications, a leading provider of strategic communications services to ... events in the United States and ... Cox , JD, is returning to the firm,s Washington, ... 3D after more than two years of service as Associate Commissioner ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... January 14, 2014 iLab Solutions, the leader ... the new Director of Product Strategy. In this role, Michelle ... iLab sub-teams to guide in the development of iLab products. ... the maximum possible benefit to the scientific community by offering ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 13, 2014 Bob Hainsey, a semiconductor ... 20 years in the industry, has joined SPIE, ... will serve as the society’s Science and Technology Strategist. ... SPIE as our Technology Strategist, further strengthening the technical ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Former FDA Associate Commissioner Returns To 3D Communications 2iLab Solutions Announces Michelle Detwiler as the New Director of Product Strategy 2Photonics R&D Leader Bob Hainsey Joins SPIE Technical Staff 2
Cached News: