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Worcester Polytechnic Institute receives $2 million in federal funds for biomedical research centers

... The allocations will go to two centers within the university's Bioengineering Institute (BEI): the Center for Untethered Healthcare, which is developing an integrated system of medical sensors, portable ultrasound scanners, and wireless technology to provide more effecti...

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, CellThera collaborate on work aimed at regenerating limbs

... ... As part of the agreement, two principals in CellThera, Tanja Dominko, president and chief scientific officer, and senior scientist Raymond Page, will hold research faculty appointments in WPI's Biology and Biotechnology Department and the WPI Bioenginee...
(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... shows SIRT6—a protein known to inhibit the growth ... skin cancers by turning on an enzyme that increases ... Previously considered protective, SIRT6 is part of a family ... stability and prevent some of the genetic flaws associated ... lead to cancer. This study, in the journal,s October ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of the planet,s leading questions is how to produce ... variable climate. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... over the next 40 years to feed a growing ... the necessary rise in food production. Plants—grains, cereals, ... supporting livestock. Current research must tap into our ...
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