Tag: "funding" at medical news
What Makes Tics Tick? Clues Found In Tourette Twins' Caudates
...ome Association, Inc., which also provided partial funding
for the study. Additional information and b-roll are available from the association (718-224-2999). The National Institute of Mental Health is a component of the National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Public Health Service, part of t...
KUMC Researchers Announce Breakthrough Method For Predicting Epileptic Seizures
...e," Osorio said. The research is sponsored by funding
from the KU Research Development Fund; College of Arts and Sciences; the surgery and neurology foundations at KU Medical Center; the National Institutes of Health; and the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduate fund. Osor...
UW, Siemens Unveil New Panoramic Ultrasound Imaging Application Using Programmable Technology
...stem." Yongmin Kim's research group received seed funding
for the projectfrom the Washington Technology Center, a state-funded technology-developmentagency that supports research partnerships between Washington businesses anduniversities. The Siemens and UW teams -- consisting of more than 30clinicians, eng...
Learning From Experience: New Pattern Recognition & Detection Helps Radiologists Analyze Digital Mammograms
... patient loads. Partially developed with internal funding
from GTRI, the system usesa set of structurally constrained templates generated with a proprietarydesign process that creates database addresses which are searchable in acomputationally efficient manner. Adding more examples of a particular pattern ...
Intralase Will Develop Laser Systems For Eye Surgery
...view board. CUOS was established in 1991 with funding
from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and t...ye Center. In addition to NSF, basic research funding
has been provided by the U-M Office of the Vice President for Research , the U-M College of Enginee...
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
...atives live in large metropolitan areasyet current funding
of Urban Indian Health programs meet only an estim... 22%of this demand. Recent dramatic changes in the funding
of Medicare, Medicaid, aswell as the major welfare reform bill also are putting clinic budgets at r...
Targon And Duke Cancer Center Sign $3.75 Million Agreement To Produce Advanced Anti-Cancer Drugs
...in continued, "However, such advances have come as funding
todevelop new treatments remains limited. Thus, the research support provided by Targon will enable our scientists to pursue pathways to new treatments that might not have otherwise been possible." According to Colvin, examples of promising n...
UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over
...omising research ideas has yielded $14 in external funding
for every $1 that the university invested in 1994 ...f shrinking federal dollars for research, internal funding
will become more and more important, particularly because funders expect to see some of the research...
Area of Research Outlined For Promising New Cancer Drugs
...e American Heart Association. Healso has received funding
from EntreMed, the Rockland, Md., biotech company thatwas formed to make and market angiostatin and endostatin, and from the WaltherInstitute of Indianapolis....
Scientists To Prepare Advisory Report On What's Been Learned About The Possible
Adverse Health Effects of Electric Fields
...of EnvironmentalHealth Sciences is responsible for funding
studies aimed at understandingeffects of EMF on biological/health endpoint , and the Department of Energy isresponsible for directing research on exposure assessment and field managementtechniques. Studies of people living amidst electric a...
States Must Be Held Accountable For New Health Plans For Children
...stitute ofMedicine. Congress must devote adequate funding
to track the effectiveness ofthe state programs, and federal and state officials must develop new tools tomonitor the programs' impact on access to care, use of medical services, andhealth outcomes and status. America's Children: Health Insurance a...
UCSF Study Finds Drug Treatment Can Be Cost Effective In Tanzania And Thailand
For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
...g regimen might be a good investment compared with funding
forother types of HIV prevention efforts in very poor countries, such as Tanzania,and in those with more resources, such as Thailand," said Elliot Marseille,DrPH, MPP, lead investigator and senior research associate with the UCSF AIDSResearch Institu...
UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program
... a New York City-based foundation witha history of funding
innovative projects in medical education.The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation will give UCSF $712,000 over three years toestablish the program for doctors in the recently emerged specialty of hospitalcare, called hospitalists. About six of UCSF's approxim...
Remembering Your Medications: Older Are Wiser
...ge complicatedmedication schedules increases. With funding
from the National Institute on Aging, Park and colleagues carriedout a study designed not only to learn who really is most likely to makemistakes, but also what kinds of errors occur and why they're being made. For eight weeks, the researchers studie...
Cereal Lessens Colon Cancer Risk
... in that processing," says Yokoyama. Major funding
for the research was provided by the Kellogg Company. Dr. Davis will present his paper, AGFD 011, on Sunday, Aug.t 23, from 10:25 a.m. -10:45 a.m.at Marriott Copley Place, Salon H/I, 4th Floor. For further information, contact Nancy Blount from Aug...
Unsticking The "Glue" In Blood Cells Could Save Lives
...h these aims in mind, Konstantopoulos has obtained funding
from theWhitakerFoundation to begin testing pharmacological agents that may keep platelets fromsticking to eachother or to cancer cells. He brings to this line of research the tools andtechniques of both achemical engineer and a biologist. Instead of...
Rat Studies At Yale University School Of Medicine Suggest A New Class Of Medications For Treating Schizophrenia
... Haven Veterans' AdministrationMedical Center with funding
from the National Institute of Mental Health....
UCSF AIDS Research Center Receives Major New Grant From NIH
...ivities, and community outreach. NIH institutes funding
the awards are the National Institute of Allergy andInfectious Diseases, the National Cancer Institute, the National Heart, Lung andBlood Institute, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development,the National Institute on Drug Abuse, an...
Better Survival For Women With Breast Cancer -New Evidence On Chemotherapy
...se. The charityrelies almost totally on voluntary funding
to carry out its vital work. Web site: www.icnet.uk Further Information: Stacey Adams tel: +44-171-269-3141, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Christine Suggars tel: +44-171-269-3614 (work), +44-1480-217110 (home), 04325-253987 (pager),...
Clinical Trials Announced Using Non-Invasive Innovative MRI To Diagnose Breast Tumors
... be compared with the biopsy-proven diagnosis. The funding
for the clinical trials in the two Chicago hospitals was provided bythe Washington Square Health Foundation, Inc. "The purpose of these clinical trials is to provide a thorough assessment of the3TP method, which has already produced promising results...
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