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Medical research suffers under data protection law

...tion, and the current government seems unlikely to grant the explicit exemption for non-commercial research that would resolve their fears, say the authors. The Human Tissue Bill also threatens to hamper medical research unless crucial sections are clarified. Lord Falconer has denied that the Data Protecti...

University of Colorado tissue engineer to receive NSF's coveted Waterman Award

...archer. The award includes a medal and a $500,000 grant over a three-year period to carry out research or advanced study in the field and institution of her choosing. NSF is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research in science and engineering across all disciplines at the nation's ...

Spinal disc repair start-up orthonics receives funding from Viscogliosi Brothers, LLC

...he private-sector match for the company's Phase II grant from VentureLab, a Georgia Research Alliance program that encourages commercialization of technologies developed in Georgia's research universities. The funding will allow Orthonics to continue development of its spinal disc repair and regeneration ...

NCI grant supports Jefferson trial to study test for colorectal cancer recurrence

...reatment. Armed with a new five-year, $5.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, Scott Waldman, M.D., Ph.D., Samuel M.V. Hamilton Family Professor of Medicine and director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, is leading a clinical...

Bone implants could aid healing after tooth removal

...t the research under a new five-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. More than 10 million Americans undergo surgical tooth extractions every year, and the procedure invariably involves some loss of bone from the tooth socket. This bone loss is problematic for dentists becau...

Oncology Nursing Society honors Fox Chase Cancer Center nurse with Radiation Therapy Nursing Award

...ems. As part of the award, Bruner received a $1000 grant to aide in her further research and work....

New initiative to focus on growing problem of cardiovascular disease in diabetics

...rial. This trial is being funded by a $25 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI) to Dr. Valentin Fuster MD, PhD, the Director of the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and of the Marie-Jose and Henry R. Kravis Cardiovas...

University of Minnesota to lead national effort in food bio-security

...ellence and has received a $15 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help develop ways to protect the nation's food supply from deliberate contamination or terrorist attack. The university's Center of Excellence, known as the University Center for Post-Harvest Food Pro...

New UNC study shows Hurricane Floyd boosted abuse and non-abuse brain injuries in children

...e recovery period." The project was supported by a grant from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control to the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center....

Apraxia of speech in children is focus of new OHSU grant

...TLAND, Ore. -- A new National Institutes of Health grant will enable Oregon Health & Science University res... principal investigator of the three-year $492,000 grant from NIH's National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders, and an OGI School of S...

VA's newest manufacturer has microscopic product line

... (NIST) Advanced Technology Program (ATP). The ATP grant helped to accelerate the development process for new nanomaterial-based medical reagents. The Danville plant, sited in the city's old tobacco warehouse district, will produce "TrimetaspheresTM"-- soccerball-shaped molecules made of a carbon exterior ...

Researchers seek solutions to impending U.S. long-term care facility staffing crisis

...pies support the UNC effort through a new two-year grant totaling almost a half million dollars. Konrad and Dr. Sheryl I. Zimmerman, associate professor of social work, are leading it. "One of the things we're doing is looking at ways workers are supervised in nursing homes, and we're also looking at...

Personalized treatment goal of IU breast cancer study funded by $10 million DoD grant

... Advances in medical technology and a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense will allow res...e, is for a five-year, international study. The grant is the maximum awarded by the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Progra...

Families generally happy with initial early intervention services, study shows

...al Early Intervention Longitudinal Study through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to SRI International with Kathleen Hebbeler as the principal investigator and in collaboration with FPG Child Development Institute....

Researchers identify leukemia-linked pathway targeted by a new kinase inhibitor

...of Health and a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society SCOR grant to Richard A. Van Etten....

Short course of Tibetan yoga improved sleep in cancer patients

..., the researchers found. The study was funded by a grant from the Bruce S. Gelb Foundation. Co-authors also include Carla Warneke and Alma Rodriguez, from M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; and Rachel Fouladi, Ph.D., from Simon Fraser University....

Work on promising inorganic blood substitute to move forward with $1.5 million grant from NIH

...ncipal researcher on a new $1.5 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund work to define further the compound's use for this purpose. Lundgren holds up a vial containing the milky emulsion that is half the size of a roll of breath mints. "These five milliliters would be adequ...

Storage limits on our visual hard drive

...ognitive Neuroscience. The work was supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation....

Small uterine fibroids may be linked with increased risk of miscarriage, early study results show

...During the next five years, funded by a $3 million grant from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, Hartmann's UNC research team will enroll an additional 3,300 ethnically diverse women from 15 N.C. counties who are either planning a pregnancy or are in the early weeks of pregnancy...

Vitamin C reduces level of C-reactive protein, finds UC Berkeley-led study

... National Institutes of Health has awarded Block a grant to conduct another randomized trial of vitamin C and CRP levels. Block will begin recruiting participants for that trial in mid-May. In the meantime, the researchers recommend that people eat plenty of fruits and vegetables to ensure they get a vari...

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