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Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications

...The three-year, $595,000 award is one of 21 in the country that will support planning activities for groups of researchers to develop interdisciplinary strategies to solve significant biomedical or behavioral research problems. The Penn project, to be headed by Stephen E Kimmel, MD, Associate Professor of Me...

New Stanford center probes nanoscale material

...g to an NSF report. "There's a huge effort in this country in nanoscale research, but we don't have the tools," Moler said. "We want to engineer what's at the nanoscale. We need to be able to see it, and we need to be able to handle it in order to engineer it, and that's what our center's all about." The CPN...

NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute

... this central resource so investigators around the country can access high capacity genotyping with the additional benefits of economies of scale, quality assurance and data sharing," said NCRR Division for Clinical Research Resources Director Anthony Hayward, M.D., Ph.D. "The demand for genotyping will gro...

University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal

...e most influential science advisory boards in this country and has lectured extensively around the globe on her research, science education and workforce issues. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Physical Society. The citation for Richmond's ...

Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia

...nagers access to timely data," said Madhu Krishna, country manager for Voxiva India. "This data will allow analysis of critical health information for rapid response and control of disease. It also will demonstrate how effective use of communication and information technology can save lives, and support heal...

US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech

...ment partners who depend upon this knowledge: host country institutional partners, the NGO community and private sector, the donor community, and our research partners in universities, the National Agricultural Research Services, and International Agricultural Research Centers. We will also position SANREM t...

Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015

... "Imagine a world in which a doctor in the poorest country can instantly diagnose tuberculosis or malaria, or...structure and manufacturing in biotechnology. The country has produced several successful products, including the world's only Meningitis B vaccine. It also h...

Consuming fruits and vegetables lowers risk of developing NHL

... will be more than 54,000 new cases of NHL in this country in 2004, and more than 19,000 people will die of the disease. Although some types of NHL are among the most common childhood cancers, more than 9 out of 10 cases occur in adults....

Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning

...apeutic cloning. In 2001, Britain became the first country to legalize research cloning. Researchers hope stem cells derived from therapeutic cloning research will revolutionize medicine by providing better treatments for disorders such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer's...

Cars, not crops, should be chief targets in reducing greenhouse gases

...arbon would mean very high prices for food in this country and a lot of hungry people around the world," Schl...s going to make sure that it doesn't go away. This country is going to have to come up with solutions, and our paper aims to begin to identify some of the chan...

Iraqi civilian deaths increase dramatically after invasion

...n deaths have risen dramatically in Iraq since the country was invaded in March 2003, according to a survey conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Columbia University School of Nursing and Al-Mustansiriya University in Baghdad. The researchers found that the majori...

Scientists raise concerns about second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection

... only one case of BSE and one of vCJD to date, the country has taken a number of precautionary measures to help prevent further infections, similar to those taken in the UK, according to Dr. Peter R. Ganz, Director of the Centre for Biologics Evaluation (CBE), Health Canada. Dr. Ganz cited the Precautionary...

Genetically engineered corn poses no immediate threat to Mexican crops

...orth American Free Trade Association (NAFTA). In a country whose culture and identity revolve heavily around ...Mexico through the massive amounts of GM grain the country imports from the United States." While the group concluded that genetically engineered corn currentl...

New study links low fish supply to increased bushmeat hunting

...ing grounds, something the economically struggling country could not afford. At the same time, Ghana's enforcement of its own exclusion zone is weak, making it difficult to assess the level of illegal fishing by foreign fleets. Many conservation experts say that the fish licensing agreements Gha...

More mobility for researchers in Europe

If a scientist moves to another country in the course of an ongoing project, there is an i...e period until an application for funds in the new country has been successful. Initially, the letter of intent was signed by the representatives of twelve org...

Denmark makes national Open Access commitment

...tral. In May 2004, Finland became the first entire country to sign up for BioMed Central membership for all of its 25000 publicly funded researchers....

Yale environmental journal translated into Chinese

...ef. As the sixth largest economy and most populous country in the world, China's development plays a crucial role in the future of the global environment. "This project is especially timely because the Chinese government has announced the 'circular economy' (xun huan jing ji) as a centerpiece of Chinese e...

U. Va. Health System to develop new approaches to treat type 1 diabetics with islet cell transplants

... applicable to people with type 1 diabetes in this country and worldwide, " said Dr. Jerry Nadler, chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at U.Va. and principal investigator of the new NIH grant. For people with type 1 diabetes, where the body's own immune system kills insulin-producing c...

Seeking better cancer treatments

...research itself. "It is critical for us in a small country to work with the top European companies and the success of these projects will help us to further convince our government of the importance of international co operation." "EUREKA has provided us with a fantastic opportunity. It has enabled us to bui...

Study gives US a 'C' for lagging support of international reproductive health and population efforts

...gress & Promises study, Report Card and individual country profiles are available on the Web at www.populationaction.org/progressandpromises ....

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