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Small-scale agricultural changes may help eradicate widespread disease
... from 63 percent in 1987 to 8 percent in 1995. But funding
for the campaign ended in 1995. And despite continued, although less intensive, control efforts by village governments, infection rates in the three villages ranged from 44 and 69 percent by 2000. Liang and his colleagues used data gathered from th...
Scientists honored with 'Excellence in Clinical Research Award'
...inical trials and produced promising results. JDRF funding
is now accelerating a second-generation version of this drug into Phase II clinical trials. Dr. Brand received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia. Tony Cruz, Ph.D., a scientist and entrepreneur, is one of the founders of T...
Avian influenza survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain
...y infected. The research had been fast-tracked for funding
by the UK's Wellcome Trust and is also supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health in the US and the Swiss National Science Foundation. The researchers found that the antibodies provided significant immunity to mice that were subsequ...
Research center unites biomedical competitors to fund medical technology development
...allow competing biomedical companies to pool their funding
to develop new medical technologies for minimally ...cal technologies to market. The centers initial funding
comes from a five-year grant from the National Science Foundations (NSF) Industry/University Coopera...
Bacteria show promise in fending off global amphibian killer
...cteria fending off the fungus. Harris then secured funding
from the National Science Foundation. He also has repeated the petri dish experiment on live salamanders. With the help of postdoctoral assistant Antje Lauer and his students, Harris is continuing work to isolate the most effective antifungal bacte...
$5M gift will attack Lou Gehrig's disease from all angles
...w $5 million gift, and the promise of even further funding
when he also donates his share of the royalties fr...an Diego where Dr. Marsala has received additional funding
from the California Stem Cell Initiative for his work on spinal cord injury. "It's hard to imagine...
Genome Canada, Gnome Qubec and Universit de Montral launch P3G Consortium and CARTaGENE Project
...ersit de Montral, today announced $34.5 million in funding
for the International Consortium known as the Publ...terminants of health," said Minister Bachand. "The funding
for P3G/CARTaGENE represents a key effort to support scientific research and innovation in a sector ...
HIV in breast milk killed by flash-heating, new study finds
...es of women in Africa. The researchers are seeking funding
to assess the flash-heating method's feasibility for babies in local communities in developing countries. "Clinical trials are urgently needed to substantiate that mothers can express, flash-heat and store their milk safely, and to test the impact ...
Weill Cornell pharmacologist receives prestigious NIH MERIT Award
... to unlock the mysteries of nitric oxide. This new funding
is vitally important as we continue this effort," says Dr. Gross. "We hope to further elucidate the role of nitric oxide as it mediates peripheral blood flow, and uncover potential targets for therapies aimed at patients with diabetes." In 2006, Dr...
Oregon researchers involved in new Clovis-age impact theory
...s that can narrow radiocarbon date ranges, and, as funding
becomes available, new sites can be located and studied, Erlandson said. "As we have grown more confident in the theory," Erlandson said, "we've been letting some of it out in informal talks to gage the response to see where we are headed and what ...
Ocean observing contracts awarded to UC San Diego and University of Washington
...initial 6-year award is for $29 million, and total funding
may reach more than $42 million over the course of the planned 11-year project. Routine, long-term measurement of ocean processes is crucial to continued growth in our understanding and predictive modeling of complex natural phenomena that are hi...
Rare soft-shell turtle, nesting ground found in Cambodia
...ve received long-term mentoring from CI along with funding
from the British energy company BP. During the survey, they worked closely with WWF staff and local fishing communities and explained the rarity of the turtle species and its importance for conservation. For the future protection of the species, CI...
Salmon tracking program expands to California
...tory in Newport and in two NMFS laboratories. This funding
will help support the new research in California, ...s under our belts, and to hopefully secure federal funding
for next year. We'd like to involve 100 to 150 boats next year. "The other objective is to spread ...
Fly and worm models to teach researchers about human biology and medicine
..., the focus of their researchand their approximate funding
levels are: SUSAN CELNIKER, PH.D., LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY, UNIVERSITYOF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY -- "D. melanogaster". "ComprehensiveCharacterization of the Drosophila Transcriptome" -- First-year funds,$3.6 million; total funds, $14.5 m...
New impetus through networking
...pproximately 63 million euros during their initial funding
period. Priority Programmes facilitate the networ...y means of coordinated, geographically distributed funding
in novel areas. Priority Programmes generally run for a period of six years. The new Priority Pr...
Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $14M to support physician-scientists
... have the ability to take an objective look at its funding
capabilities and make a change even when it may not be an easy decision. The Career Awards at the Biomedical Sciences (CABS) was the Burroughs Wellcome Fund's signature program since BWF became an independent and private foundation in 1994. Until ...
Joint research on poverty-related diseases
As part of a new funding
initiative, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (D... therefore hopes that, as part of this initiative, funding
can be made available in particular to projects dealing with these neglected diseases. The cooper...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 2, 2007
...rpart "Venture philanthropists" fill a gap in funding
early stages of drug discovery Journalists' R...7, 2007 "Venture philanthropists" fill a gap in funding
early stages of drug discovery Chemical & Engineering News With traditional venture capital fi...
Regulating Californian stem cell research, and more
...oters approved $3 billion over 10 years for public funding
of stem cell research through the CIRM. In their policy paper in PLoS Medicine, Geoffrey Lomax, Zach Hall, and Bernard Lo discuss how CIRM came to adopt its legally binding regulations for the stem cell research it funds. In addition to the goal o...
Osborn named Guyton Teacher of the Year by APS
...ry. Osborn received a $1,000 honorarium as well as funding
to attend the Experimental Biology annual meeting of APS in Washington, D.C. where he accepted the award May 1. Osborn is the third member of the UK faculty to receive the award in recent years. Other winners were Daniel R. Richardson in 2006 and D...
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