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Largest genomic search finds genes that may contribute to autism

...ncreasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, and the National Institutes of Health. The consortium scientists utilized statistical power from the largest set of autism-related genetic material yet examined. The researchers found neurexin 1, part of a family of genes that plays ...

CIRM awards $5.9 million to Burnham Institute

...tion 71, approved the allocation of $45 million to fund 72 grants awarded under CIRMs Scientific Excellence through Exploration and Development (SEED) Grant Program. In funding these SEED grants, CIRM is fulfilling its commitment to making a major impact on stem cell science and health care, said Dr....

Smithsonian receives $8M HSBC grant

...I) today received an $8 million grant from HSBC to fund the world's largest field experiment on the long-term effects of global change on forest dynamics. A new Global Earth Observatory system will compare climate change and forest carbon data from 17 countries around the world. Located in Panama, STRI i...

Study offers treatment hope for Rett syndrome

...rly pleasing for us that we have been able to help fund this research that could have such a positive benefit for people with Rett syndrome, their families and carers."...

Kansas State study finds new vaccine effective against deadly viral disease affecting swine

...disease still facing K-State scientists. A special fund has been established for donations to further immediate research on porcine circovirus associated disease....

MU researchers to study how changes in infrastructure affect physical activity behavior

...gram, Columbia has received a $25 million grant to fund the completion of comprehensive bicycling and walking networks, such as sidewalks, bike lanes and trails. These networks would help people reach transit stations, businesses, schools, homes and other destinations without using their cars. Three other...

Joslin discovers protein that causes blood vessel leakage and swelling with diabetic retinopathy

...assachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund (MLERF) is to fund efforts in eye research that may one day lead to the prevention of blindness in the world. They play a unique role in eye research efforts, enabling avenues of research to be explored as preliminary studies that may ultimately lead to remarkable brea...

Public shares views on environmental, health and safety research needs for nanoscale materials

...turn, will guide agencies and program managers who fund research in the field. "We were very pleased at the extensive, considered input that we received at the meeting," said Dr. Clayton Teague, Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, which organized the meeting on behalf of the Nano...

NIH awards nearly $11.5 million to support science education programs

... announced it will provide nearly $11.5 million to fund 11 Science Education Partnership Awards (SEPA) across the nation. The SEPA projects are designed to inform the public about health issues, foster science literacy, and encourage students to consider careers in the health sciences. Through mobile la...

JDRF forms partnership with MacroGenics

...producing beta cells. In addition, JDRF will also fund research at Yale University, to be conducted by Dr. Kevan Herold, to analyze samples from the Protg trial. "MacroGenics and Dr. Herold have the opportunity to move anti-CD3 research forward significantly," said Richard Insel, M.D., JDRF Executive V...

Kentucky first state to match federal SBIR-STTR Phase 1 and Phase 2 grants

...businesses spurred the state's General Assembly to fund a program that matches federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grants to those companies. The program is the first in the United States to specifically match federal SBIR and STTR Phase...

Boehlert, Gordon call for implementation of new nanotechnology report

...research. The government has an obligation to help fund and conduct that research. We need to move now when the issues are most pressing and the politics are most conducive to addressing them." The Science Committee wrote the law establishing the National Nanotechnology Initiative and has held sever...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 1, 2006

...& Engineering News How do federal agencies that fund scientific research handle fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism allegations? Although the federal government has a standardized definition of research misconduct, individual agencies have developed their own policies to handle misconduct cases...

Researchers to study why dead zone returned to Lake Erie

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---A $2.5 million grant will fund a 5-year study examining why dead zones have returned to Lake Erie, and researchers hope the findings will allow them to detect the cause and stop the spread before the fishery and tourism industries suffer. "This is a very serious problem," said U...

Boston University, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft form alliance to accelerate biomedical innovation

...stics. BU and Munich-based Fraunhofer will jointly fund the five-year, $5 million initiative. Combining the innovation and translational technology development experience of Boston University and Fraunhofer, the alliance will allow for the accelerated translation of advanced biomedical research into pr...

VIB and Johnson & Johnson set up a new fund

...unique in Europe, it is the first time that such a fund has been supported by COSAT and J&J PRD at a Europ...ersons of J&J PRD, COSAT and VIB will kick-off the fund with presentations of the winning projects for all interested VIB researchers....

Further investment for genomics announced

...2 Spending Review, the ESRC received 10 million to fund initiatives looking at the social and economic context of genomics. The Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), which will receive around 8 million of funding over five years, is a Cardiff-Lancaster collaboration led by Profes...

Early detection

...ms. CICEET awarded $3,650,337 so far this year to fund 15 projects primarily aimed at natural resource management in coastal states. The projects focus on detection, prevention, and recovery of coastal areas posing a threat to human health. Researchers will develop tools to address problems in 15 differe...

Decisions on the first round of the excellence initiative announced

...t 175 million euros have been approved per year to fund initiatives at 22 universities. The following awards were made (universities in alphabetical order by city): Graduate Schools University Name of Graduate School RWTH Aachen University Aachen Institute for Advanced Studies in Computational Engi...

Rush and UCSF found gene therapy appeared to reduce symptoms of Parkinson's by 40 percent

... the Foundation today announced plans to partially fund a Phase 2 study with a $1.9 million grant "We were encouraged by the results of the Phase 1 trial," said Deborah W. Brooks, president and CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation. "Based on these and on the intriguing efficacy observations, we're eager...

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