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Research At New England Universities And Industries Facing Uncertain Future Under Proposed R&D Reductions

... and Yale all rank among the top twenty university recipients of federal R&D funds, and account for 54 percent of New England's federal R&D funding to universities. According to the report, continued federal support for R&D is vital to the continued strength of the research capabilities at these universities. ...

Duke Study Shows Early Marrow Transplant Key To 'Bubble Boy' Disease Cure

...ived -- some are now teenagers -- including all12 recipients who received identical marrow transplants. Seventy...tof the 67 haploidentical (or parent donor) marrow recipients survive. Within the total group of 79 patients receiving marrow transplants,18 babies were dia...

The American Phytopathological Society Announces 1997 Awards

...ing of Plant Pathology Award. The Ruth Allen Award recipients are: R.J. Cook, Washington State UniversityUSDA A..., Washington State University and USDA ARS. These recipients arehonored for their outstanding contributions to the science of plant pathology. Receiving the Nova...

Long-Time NIH Grantee Wins Nobel Prize In Chemistry

...D. Boyer, a long-time NIH grantee, is one of three recipients of the 1997 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Boyer, who is a professor emeritus of biochemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles, received over $4.4 million in research grant support from NIH between 194...

IFT Foundation Receives Grant For Graduate Nutrition Fellowships

...ediatric nutrition. IFT will select fellowship recipients on an annual basis. The application deadline for the 1998 fellowship is Feb. 1. For more information or an application, visit IFT's web site at www.ift.org/ >or contact Julie Bayles at (312) 782-8424 X124 or jlbayles@ift.org >....

Clinical Trials Show That Bone Marrow Transplant And Vitamin A Derivative Both Improve Survival From Neuroblastoma

...LA cleansed the bone marrow for all the transplant recipients in this study.Matthay reported that from a point eight weeks after diagnosis, 34 percent ofthe bone marrow transplant patients survived three years without a return ofcancer, compared with 21 percent for those who received three cycles ofintensive co...

Third Annual Awards For Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Recognize Innovations

...e of generation of hazardous substances. The award recipients and their achievements are: Karen M. Draths and John W. Frost (Michigan State University, East Lansing):genetically engineered microbes that can manufacture starting materials fornylon and other products from nontoxic, readily available glucose. ...

University Of Pittsburgh Reports Novel Ways To Improve Transplant Acceptance At Transplantation Society Meeting

...ively inhibits organrejection in animal transplant recipients with immune systems that have beenpre-sensitized t...In essence, the immune systems of these transplant recipients arepre-armed to fight off a transplant." said Dr. Thomson. The Pittsburgh team is current...

National Science Foundation Is Taking Small Business Into A New Phase Of Innovation

...earch effortunder Phase II. After Phase II, grant recipients are expected to pursuecommercial applications of t...received, but no more than $100,000. Grant recipients can use the third-party money to tailor theirtechnologies to the specific needs of the investors. H...

Hutchinson Center Director Wins 'America's Nobel'

...ds, often called "America's Nobels," as 59 Lasker recipients have receivedthe Nobel Prize. For more information : Detailed information about the awards and recipients willbe available Sept. 19 on the Lasker Foundation web site, www.laskerfoundation.org . TV statio...

University Of Kentucky Biomedical Engineer Awarded Grant To Improve Joint Replacements And Dental Implants

... security ofimplants. Puleo is one of 27 national recipients of a biomedical engineeringresearch grant from the Whitaker Foundation, a private, nonprofit foundationthat focuses on how engineering can improve medical care. Puleo will use his $209,986 award for his study, "Preparation andAnalysis of Bioc...

University Of Chicago Researcher Receives Packard Fellowship

...heUniversity of Chicago, is one of the nation's 24 recipients of the David andLucile Packard Fellowship for Science & Engineering . The Fellowship, whichprovides $650,000 over the course of five years, is awarded to young professorsin the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, astronomy andcompute...

Weird Creatures Have Some Lessons For Organ Transplants

...tions rather than emergency surgery." Sheadds that recipients could have a greater choice of donor organs, improvingtheir chances of a good match. But she cautions that the quality of transplantorgans must be maintained during long-term storage. "The condition of organs iscrucial and I wouldn't want to compromi...

Idun Pharmaceuticals Identifies Cell Type And Molecular Pathway Involved In TransplantationRelated Liver Damage

... therapies to intervene in the process and provide recipients withhealthier livers." Caspases are proteins that are known to play a role in programmed cell death(apoptosis). Researchers used a cell-based assay in combination withhigh-powered microscopy to detect apoptotic cells and to identify the type ofaff...

National Science Medalists Named

...ds. -NSF- Attachment: List of individual recipients and institution contacts Attachment RECIPIENTS OF THE 1998 NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE Bruce N. Ames , Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Director, National Institute of Environment Health Sciences Center, University of C...

Eight Alabama Researchers Receive NASA Biotechnology Grants

...part of NASA's Biotechnology Program, the 48 grant recipients willstudy protein crystallization and cell science...of work currently beingfunded by NASA. The recipients from Alabama include: * Dr. Daniel C. Carter, New Century Pharmaceuticals Inc., Huntsville "Protein...

Clues To Transplant Tolerance Linked To Infectious Disease Immunity Cell Traffic Key, Say Authors In New England Journal of Medicine

... immune cells-was a condition present intransplant recipients who had survived with their transplanted organs for up to29 years. Donor leukocytes (white blood cells) and dendritic cells, whichoriginate in bone marrow stem cells, were found in both lymphoid (spleen, lymphnodes, thymus) and nonlymphoid (skin, he...

Wolf Prize In Medicine Awarded To Kandel, Columbia's Pioneer Of Memory Research

...ence and art. In the prize's20-year existence, 17 recipients have gone on to win the Nobel Prize. "I'm deeply honored," said Professor Kandel, 69, who will accept the$100,000 award in a ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem. "I have always felt very privileged to be at Columbia, wi...

NSF's Highest Honor For New Faculty Fosters Integration Of Research And Education

...here are nearly1,400 total CAREER and PECASE award recipients to date. The CAREER program rewards academ...tors: For a complete list of FY 1998 CAREER award recipients and theirproject titles, see: http://www.nsf.gov/home/crssprgm/career/start.htm Examples Of 199...

UCSF's Elizabeth Blackburn Receives Two Major Science Awards

...knowledge." Nine California Scientists of the Year recipients have subsequently won theNobel Prize, including UC San Francisco Chancellor J. Michael Bishop, M.D., andUCSF professor Harold E. Varmus, M.D., currently director of the NationalInstitutes of Health. Blackburn received the Passano Award from the Passa...

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