Tag: "endowed" at medical news
Rice, Medical Center Institutions Join Forces On Health Initiative
...ollege of Medicine has joined Rice to establish an endowed
chair for ascholar who will specialize in health policy and health economics. Tarlov is currently executive director of the Health Institute at theNew England Medical Center in Boston and professor of health promotion andchairman of the Mind/...
$50 million from Bill and Melinda Gates will fund Columbia Public Health program to prevent maternal deaths in developing nations
...placed in us." Bill and Melinda Gates have endowed
two foundations with $6.5 billion tosupport philanthropic initiatives in areas that are of particular concern tothem. The William H. Gates Foundation provides grants in the area of globalhealth to improve the lives of women and children; education t...
U.S., Mexican scientific societies honor former Penn State professor
...orth America in 1975, among others. He created an endowed
professorship andseveral endowed
lecture series at The Pennsylvania State University and theUniversity of Maryland before his death i...
CWRU medical school announces $300 million campaign
...students * $50 million to establish 30 new endowed
professorships * $40 million for renovation of research facilities * $10 million for medical library renovation and modernization According to Theodore Castele, chair of the new campaign, a major goalis also to raise ...
Scientific societies honor creation of the Mexican steroid hormone industry
...orth America in 1975, among others. He created an endowed
professorship and several endowed
lecture series at Pennsylvania State University and the University of Maryland before his death in 1...
New study explores pulmonary rehabilitation in women with emphysema and chronic bronchitis
... Chair in the Rehabilitative Sciences, REIs first endowed
chair. He is also the medical director of the Rehabilitation Clinical Trials Center at REI a 4,000 square foot facility that is dedicated to research in improving techniques to rehabilitate patients with chronic diseases. Harbor-UCLA Research & E...
San Diego chemist wins national award for innovative drug design
...re he chairs the chemistry department and holds an endowed
chair. Such molecules are intriguing but can also be useful. Many pharmaceuticals are either based on natural products or are made with methods chemists discovered by studying them. Indeed, Nicolaou and his research team have synthesized several natu...
Illustrated internal medicine book features UNC faculty, famous artwork
...l sketches and research papers while also pledging endowed
funds in her father's name to support the university's Health Sciences Library as part of the university's Carolina First campaign....
The Gerontological Society of America confers 2003 Lawton Award to Columbia University's Gurland
...s and Gerontology at Columbia University, holds an endowed
chair as Professor of Psychiatry, and is director of the university's Stroud Center for Study of Quality of Life in Health and Aging. The award is named in memory of M. Powell Lawton for his outstanding contributions to applied gerontological researc...
FGF-2 to the rescue following traumatic brain injury
...the view of the brain as a dynamic, plastic organ, endowed
with some potential for self-repair and regeneration. Recent progress in understanding continued neurogenesis the generation of new neurons (nerve cells) - in the adult brain has raised hopes that self-renewal leading to structural repair by new neu...
Respiratory health endowment to coordinate public education about asthma
...ter in Denver, is the first recipient of the newly endowed
Distinguished Scholar in Respiratory Health Award. Presented by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP); The CHEST Foundation, the ACCP's philanthropic arm; and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the endowment is aimed at improving respiratory health fo...
New endowed chair established at Vanderbilt to promote brain resesarch
... D. Schall has been named as the holder of the new endowed
chair, which was established with the goal of improving the lives of children through brain research. The chair was created by the donation of Robin and Richard Patton in memory of Mrs. Patton's father, Bronson Ingram, a Nashville corporate and civic...
Senator Jon S. Corzine pledges support to NYU Child Study Center
... the Center's Institute for Children at Risk. The endowed
chair will be held by the Director of the Institut... first prevention scientist in the country with an endowed
chair in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. "We are very fortunate to have Senator Corz...
Three Harvard Medical School endowed chairs named simultaneously in sleep medicine
...ne through the simultaneous establishment of three endowed
chairs all devoted to this emerging critical field...ive Council and by taking the lead in establishing endowed
professorships in sleep medicine," said Frank Baldino, Jr., PhD, Chairman & CEO of Cephalon. Czeisle...
U of MN establishes nation's first endowed chair in sexual health
...iversity of Minnesota announces the nation's first endowed
chair in sexual health. The chair is part of an on...pledged a total of more than $1 million toward the endowed
chair. Former U. S. Surgeon General David Satcher today applauded the University's commitment at a ...
Low cost drug helps reduce deaths, repeat heart attacks
... Population Health Research Institute and holds an endowed
chair of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Dr. Mehta is an associate professor of medicine at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, member of the Population Health Research Institute and a clinician scientist with the Canadian Institu...
'Plague and Fire' a tale of public health, imperialism, race relations, catastrophe
...M. Fox, president of the Milbank Memorial Fund, an endowed
national foundation that supports nonpartisan analysis, study and research on significant issues in health policy. "Mohr's themes have contemporary resonance, especially his analysis of the effects of scientific uncertainty on policy, competing...
Leadership gift from Sulpizio Family for new state-of-the-art cardiovascular center at UCSD
... and faculty through scholarships, fellowships and endowed
chairs; creating and expanding academic programs; funding research endeavors and health sciences advancements; and providing innovation funds and unrestricted support. To date, UCSD has raised $704.1 million; the Division of Health Sciences has raise...
Tumor-targeted immune cells cure prostate cancer in mice without causing systemic immune suppression
... therapy, a Northwestern University researcher has endowed
immune cells with the ability to specifically targ...y were insensitive to TGF-beta. The two properties endowed
the CD8+T cells with the ability to infiltrate tumor tissues and function as potent effectors agains...