Tag: "grant" at medical news
Largest NIH grant for NYU will create research network in dental practices
...grants ever made by the NIDCR, and the largest NIH grant
ever received by NYU. Dr. Michael C. Alfano, dean of the NYU College of Dentistry, said "Dentists usually work as solo practitioners, not in groups like physicians. In addition, most dentists are not closely linked to hospitals with their related ...
AACR awards scholarships for minority and underrepresented scientists
...ority Scholar Awards are supported generously by a grant
from the Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch ...d its reach. These awards also are supported by a grant
from the National Cancer Institute's Comprehensive Minority Biomedical Branch and the Susan G. Komen...
Pediatricians must confront community-based threats to health
...s Professional Education Award, and a $2.5 million grant
from the Dyson Foundation. Using those funds, the Pediatrics Department at URMC created the Child Advocacy Resident Education (CARE) program that trains pediatric medical residents in the special needs of poor children and partners them with commun...
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored
... Terry is principal investigator on a $1.1 million grant
from the National Institutes of Health examining the impact of long-term use of atypicals. "We are still finding in most of our cognition studies that the older drugs are worse than the newer drugs, however within the newer drugs, some are better tha...
Exercise, stress management show physiological benefits for heart patients
...Society. The trial was supported by a $4.3 million grant
from the National Institutes of Health. "Our results suggest that exercise and stress management training offer considerable promise for patients with heart disease by not only improving psychosocial functioning and reactions to mental and physical s...
Scientists to study actions of botanical oils
...ity School of Medicine has received a $7.5 million grant
from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) to open a research center to study dietary supplements. The school of medicine, part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Cen...
UPenn receives 2005 Templeton Research Lectures Grant
...n Research Lecture Grant. This three-year $270,000 grant
promotes the constructive engagement of science an...iversity in Tennessee. Made possible by a generous grant
from the John Templeton Foundation, the Templeton Research Lecture competition targets projects at 2...
Blood test can accurately diagnose heart failure in emergency patients
...nt Lewandrowski, MD. The study was supported by a grant
from Roche Diagnostics, which manufacturers the NT-proBNP assay studied....
Chemical library aids in developing drug system for nerve damage
...of Acta Biomateriali. The work was supported by a grant
from the Whitaker Foundation. Sakiyama-Elbert said lots of researchers are adopting the concept of affinity-based drug delivery systems, and the Washington University library screening technique and mathematical model together provide a good tool to ...
University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
...asures and life events assessments. The Templeton grant
will permit researchers to do these additional research projects: A study of young adults, with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), to examine spirituality and brain patterns. A study of young adults to explore their mental representa...
ACP and ACP Foundation launch 3-year effort to improve diabetes care
...ion a multimillion-dollar unrestricted educational grant
for the three-year effort. The new initiative will create and disseminate educational tools and information for physicians, patients, and other members of the health care team and will work to raise awareness and teach the best practices in diabetes...
Rice, NC State win NAS/Keck Futures funding
...y the Futures Initiative. Funded by a $40 million grant
from the W.M. Keck Foundation, the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative is a 15-year effort to catalyze interdisciplinary inquiry and to enhance communication among researchers, funding agencies, universities, and the general public with the o...
Scientist works to reduce side effects of radiation therapy
...ical Center researcher has received a $1.5 million grant
to study whether the same drugs that fight obesity and diabetes may be able to also prevent a common side effect of cancer treatment the cognitive problems that can follow whole-brain radiation. "Radiation is an effective treatment, but 20 to 40 per...
Findings about anti-cancer agent could make it more effective
...aptist Medical Center. Gmeiner is working under a grant
from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to investigate the agent's potential for treating human cancer. His most recent findings reveal how the compound called FdUMP works to damage DNA, the genetic "code" found in all cells. The results were...
NIH awards funding to biotech firm for heart disease
...st track" Small Business Technology Transfer Award grant
from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...The first installment of the combined $1.4 million grant
is for the first phase of a 10 patient study to test the safety of using stem cells to repair ischem...
ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner
...ak, Jr., MD Endoscopic Research Award is a special grant
named for Dr. Michael Sivak, Jr., who was the edit... at the Young Investigators' Conference, awarded a grant
and the investigators are invited to attend Digestive Disease Week. The program is supported by an ...
Rush designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society of America
...hreshold of discovering effective treatments. This grant
will allow us to increase our commitment to this deserving community." The HDSA Center of Excellence at Rush will offer neurologic, psychiatric, psychologic, genetic, nursing, social work, therapy and family services. "The center plans to provide neu...
Patients with pituitary gland tumors are often misdiagnosed
... was founded in late 2004 and is underwritten by a grant
from The CINN Foundation. Each quarterly meeting of the Association provides an educational presentation from a member of the Chicago medical community involved in the treatment of pituitary disease. The Association aims to include physician speake...
Transcendental Meditation extends lifespan
...of Management. The study was funded, in part, by a grant
from the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine....
Microbicide partners receive $5.7 million from Gates Foundation
...nd test them wisely and well. The Gates Foundation grant
will be critical to developing the evidence base t...ment and community good will. The Gates Foundation grant
will facilitate the testing of microbicides by supporting advocacy groups in developing countries to...
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