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Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...ion, said Scott Somers, Ph.D., who oversees sepsis grants
at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, which partially funded the work. This large study gives us a much clearer picture of sepsisand shows us that its even more complicated than we thought. The researchers plan to release several o...
New grants bolster efforts to generate faster and cheaper tools for DNA sequencing
...alth (NIH), today awarded more than $15 million in grants
to support development of innovative technologies ...to each persons unique genetic profile. The new grants
will fund eight investigators to develop revolutionary technologies that would make it possible to s...
20 Kentucky firms share $1.9 million from state to match federal SBIR-STTR awards
...e matching funds are awarded to companies that win grants
in Phases 1 and 2 of the federal Small Business In...program proves that, said Governor Fletcher. These grants
will be used to develop new technologies into commercial products. As these Kentucky start-up compan...
2007-2008 Genzyme/ACMGF Clinical Genetics Fellowship In Biochemical Genetics award winner announced
...of individuals with metabolic diseases. This award grants
$75,000 per year. The American College of Medical Genetics Foundation supports the important research and educational programs of the ACMG. The Genzyme/ACMGF Clinical Genetics Fellowship in Biochemical Genetics award is especially important at thi...
Bull's-eye -- Programs targeting math, science teacher shortage may get boost
...ing from The UTeach Institute. The first round of grants
will be awarded in October 2007....
Fedoroff, of Penn State, to receive National Medal of Science
... Pioneer Medal in 2003. She has received research grants
from the National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Atmospheric and Space Administration, and the National Institutes of Health, including a 10-year National Institutes of Health MERIT Award....
Revolutionary global environment fund announces $50M expansion
... condition. CEPF makes funding available through grants
for nongovernmental organizations and other civil society groups to help conserve the hotspots. The first step in grant making for these new regions will be the selection of regional implementation teams. CEPF has supported more than 1,000 civil so...
Biodesign Institute leads innovative project to prevent cancer
...ute researchers have received nearly $9 million in grants
to develop a preventive vaccine against cancer. ...e applied to several other forms of cancer. The grants
mark the first major federal and private awards for such an approach and ramp up a cancer research c...
The Cancer Genome Atlas awards funds for technology development
...tutes of Health (NIH) today awarded eight two-year grants
totaling $3.4 million to support the development o...cipal investigators chosen to receive the two-year grants
are: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; Aleksandar Milosavljevic, Ph.D.; $413,000; Comprehensi...
University of Arizona launches major scientific research initiative at Biosphere 2
...on in Fort Worth, Texas, in conjunction with other grants
and gifts, will fully support the Universitys research as well as the base costs of operating the Biosphere 2 facility for three years, with the potential for funding of up to 10 years. "UA will develop Biosphere 2 into a center for research, out...
CSHL awarded Pre-College Science Education Grant by HHMI
...ter internet site. As one of only 31 pre-college grants
awarded by HHMI, CSHLs program will have a major i...ng to Dr. Peter J. Bruns, HHMIs vice president for grants
and special programs, The efforts of CSHL and other institutions provide a crucial link between rese...
MU maps course for improving pre-college science education
...ities. Only 30 other institutions received similar grants
through the initiative, and MU was one of just six...initiative of its kind in the United States, HHMIs grants
program is enhancing science education for students at all levels, from the earliest grades through ...
Rutgers, Penn researchers capture research dollars to improve prostate cancer diagnostic methods
...eded, the effectiveness of treatment. Two recent grants
totaling $492,000 from the National Institutes of ...hanna Busch Biomedical Foundation build on initial grants
of $255,000 received last year from the Coulter Foundation. Each year, there are more than 40,000 ...
NIH awards nearly $21 million to fund cutting-edge research equipment
...0.65 million for 14 High-End Instrumentation (HEI) grants
that will fund cutting-edge equipment required to ...arch institutions around the country, the one-time grants
support the purchase of sophisticated instruments costing more than $750,000. These high-performan...
Methodist, University of Houston, Cornell combine biomedical imaging expertise
... and to increase the likelihood of receiving major grants
for research and training. The possibilities f...e Methodist Hospital. We hope to attract research grants
that will lead to discoveries in new technologies and techniques to better unearth diseases at their...
Energy and Agriculture Departments provide $8.3 million in funding for biofuels research
...eyond corn ethanol, Secretary Johanns said. These grants
diversify the portfolio of research by looking into new ways to develop cordgrass, rice and switchgrass in renewable energy sources. These awards continue a commitment begun in 2006 to conduct fundamental research in biomass genomics that will provid...
UC Irvine awarded $3.9 million to upgrade stem cell research facilities, training
...nical staff who grow and maintain these cells. All grants
are subject to review and revision by CIRM. We a...o human embryonic stem cells were awarded research grants
totaling $4 million, and three scientists with experience in the field were awarded grants
Michael R. Zalutsky receives SNM's 2007 Paul C. Aebersold Award
...eutic. His research has been supported by multiple grants
from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Energy, as well as by a grant from Genentech. Zalutsky, who is a member of the board of directors of SNMs Molecular Imaging Center of Excellence, is the director of the Radiolabeling Fac...
'Virtual Patient' to simulate real-time organ motions for radiation therapy
...tional Library of Medicine, also funded by several grants
from NIH as well as a National Science Foundation CAREER grant. The new four-year, $2 million grant is funded by the National Library of Medicine, which is part of NIH....
Avian influenza survivors' antibodies effective at neutralising H5N1 strain
...y 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 subsequently infected with the Vietnam strain of H5N1. This reduce...
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