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UB Plants "Seeds" By Investing In Research Projects; Researchers Leverage Investment 14 Times Over

... preliminary results that they then can present in proposals to external funders. Among the program's success ...rts at other institutions. "Because we have these proposals reviewed by researchers all over the world, the faculty get valuable feedback about the quality of t...

National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants

...ation-wide investment in KDI. Nearly 700 research proposals were received and reviewed by an advisory panel of 235 experts representing the full spectrum of scientific disciplines within the purview of the KDI initiative. "We were impressed with the number of excellent proposals," said Michael McCloskey, NSF...

Viagra Prescribing Will Be Based On Financial Rather Than Clinical Reasoning

...il will not be all bad) The secretary of state's proposals for the introduction of sildenafil (Viagra) may be...ilable on the NHS, Dr Chisholm suggests that these proposals may lead to a long-awaited public debate about NHS rationing. The secretary of state has effectively...

National Cancer Institute to support statewide UNC-CH colon cancer study

...rant was one of six given nationally from about 70 proposals fromvarious U.S. research groups responding to an institute request for studies ofhealth communication and cancer control. "We're looking at how best to communicate with people about colon cancerso that they will adopt healthier lifestyles by...

UNC-CH nutrition expert says nation should regulate some diet supplements

..., capsules, softgels and gelcaps. Zeisel's proposals for regulation and testing would benefitmanufacturers in the long run as well as the public, he said. A dietarysupplement harming a lot of people could result in a public reaction that woulddamage the entire supplement industry just as the thalidomid...

U-M School of Public Health to direct national asthma program

...o establish asthma management programs. A call for proposals was issued today to 20,000 organizations throughout thecountry that have an interest in asthma and in working with high-riskpopulations. "Our aim is to reach the children so that they can lead healthy lives," saidLinda Jo Doctor, deputy director of t...

Researchers join with treatment providers to improve drug abuse treatment

...ned to improve overall drug abuse treatment. Those proposals will bereviewed and approved by a national steering committee made up of researchers,treatment providers and NIDA representatives. Oregon treatment programs participating in this project include ChangePoint,CODA, Oregon Treatment Network, Kaiser Perm...

Revalidation - The international experience

...te and RCGP Chairman Dr Mike Pringle outline their proposals for how the British system might work using the example of general practitioners. A local process involving both peers and lay people is envisaged. In an editorial, Graham Buckley, executive director of the Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical ...

Preventive detention for people with personality disorder is wrong

...s people with severe personality disorder: British proposals for managing them are glaringly wrong - and unethical) Government proposals for detaining indefinitely people with dangerous severe personality disorder masquerade as extension...

NIAID public-private partnerships seek to develop HIV/AIDS vaccine

...sed HIV vaccine for the initial immunization. The proposals differ in the unique properties of the DNA, the specific immune response that is targeted, the delivery system used, and the manner of boosting the initial vaccine. Each of the proposed vaccines contains the genetic information to make specific HIV ...

Study suggests greater pressure on family care as baby boom ages

...1994 than in 1984, the researchers found. Current proposals for tax credits for the chronically disabled and their caregivers recognize that there is a public interest in the burden long-term care places on families, the authors note. "The demographic changes projected for the coming decades are likely to in...

NIH funds unique diabetes program that combines research with technology development

...ections at the NIH don't often look favorably upon proposals unless there's a very clear hypothesis and there's a very discreet biological problem that you are seeking to solve with methods that are approved by the community at large," said Newgard. "So we really did feel like it was a gamble to go and say, 'W...

Wake Forest professor to evaluate managed care patient protection laws

...m managed care organizations," Hall said. "Similar proposals are pending in the federal Congress, and were a major point of controversy in the recent presidential election. This study is an opportunity to use the initial experience under state lawsto better inform the national debate." Hall said the major...

Leading NIH-funded medical schools agree on guidelines that would strenghten conflict of interest policies

...n the weeks since, the group has refined the draft proposals developed at the meeting and is submitting them th...cal schools and teaching hospitals nationally. The proposals are designed to guide individual institutions as they review their own conflict-of-interest policies...

New AstraZeneca awards program recognizes, supports future leaders in neurology and psychiatry

...000 unrestricted career development awards. Award proposals (which can cover a range of activities including research, educational efforts, travel, salary support and materials) must demonstrate how winning a Young Minds in CNS Award will advance the applicants career. The awards will be made in the followin...

First medicinal cannabis studies approved by research center

...of California, announces the approval of its first proposals for the study of cannabis as a treatment for specific medical conditions. Four proposals out of thirteen submitted from various California research institutions were recommended for funding...

Application deadline extended for new AstraZeneca neurology, psychiatry awards

...Global CNS Medical Director, AstraZeneca. Award proposals must demonstrate how winning a Young Minds in CNS Award will develop the applicants career. The awards will be made in the following disease categories: Bipolar Disorder/Mania Depression Migraine Schizophrenia Stroke (acute) In addition to parti...

Fogarty International Center announces initial awards for international studies on health and economic development

... of two-year ISHED awards to further develop their proposals for research in Africa and Latin America: Dr. Ana Hurtado of the University of New Mexico will work with the Centro de Salud in Igatimi, Paraguay to study how ethnicity affects the connections between health and economic outcomes among indigenous pop...

DFG to support twelve new Clinical Research Units

..., the DFG received a total of 58 applications with proposals for research schemes, which were reviewed by the DFG Senate commission for clinical research. Fourteen initiatives were selected and requested to submit detailed applications. Twelve Clinical Research Units have now been approved:molecular mechanisms...

Consortium aims to improve protection of human research subjects

...id Sugarman. "CECRE should provide unique data and proposals that will shape discussions and public policy for years to come." The consortium will be led by Sugarman, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, chair of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health; and Dr. Angela Bowen, president and chief executive o...

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