Tag: "award" at medical news
New contracts support clinical trials on antibiotic-resistant, community-acquired staph infections
NIAID today announced the award
of two new five-year contracts to study whether selected oral, off-patent antibiotics can effectively treat uncomplicated cases of skin and soft tissue infections caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) bact...
WPI wins $1M to develop system to locate and monitor emergency workers in buildings
...nd physiological status. The announcement of the award
came just a few days before WPI hosted its second ...ts on this critical technical challenge. The DHS award
will permit WPI to enhance a precision location system it has been developing over the past four yea...
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2007 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in medical research
...rant recipients sponsoring institution receives an award
of up to $1 million to support the scientists research activities for a period of up to five years, as well as to enable the institution to purchase necessary equipment and resources to facilitate the scientists ongoing study. It is hoped that the in...
University hospitals wins multiple national IT awards for electronic patient data bank
...vement in information technology. This prestigious award
is presented to 100 companies nationwide by CIO. CIO is a semi-monthly national publication, which provides information executives, their partners and their companies with real-life, in-depth information on what their peers at other organizations are...
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
...for a new TB vaccine is infants. "The aim of our award
is to enable Helen to demonstrate efficacy of the vaccine in a relevant population," says Dr Ted Bianco, Director of Technology Transfer at the Wellcome Trust, which is funding the trials. "There is a clear need for a new TB vaccine and so this work ...
RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University
... employers from throughout the United States The award
will be given annually by the Bing Center for Heal...of American Economics Association. Funding for the award
is provided by the Bing Centers endowment. ...
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation invests in gastroenterology's future
...eceive the 2007 AGA Outstanding Service Award. The award
is presented to individuals who have contributed significantly to societys health and welfare. ...
Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease
...es, will lead a five-year study after receiving an award
from the PDS under its Career Development Awards Scheme, which aims to support the careers of the UKs most promising individuals working in Parkinsons research. Dr Bedford will be using a new genetic model of Parkinsons to further understanding of ...
Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders
...s well as through the Visiting Trainee Program, an award
program that allows hematology-related professionals to gain educational and practical experience on a specific topic for up to 12 weeks at a host institution. The minimum stay for hematologists who volunteer for the program is two weeks. HVO trai...
IOF Bone Apptit campaign wins prestigious communications award
... is tough and competition is strong, so winning an award
is a great achievement. It is confirmation that IOF's Bone Apptit campaign is amongst the best in the field." The IOF team, working with a limited budget, developed a strategy and related creative materials appropriate to all IOF's 176 diverse memb...
Award winning book co-edited by Rutgers College of Nursing Dean updated with new information
(NEWARK, N.J., June, 20, 2007) -- The award
winning book, Emerging Infectious Diseases: Trends...irst edition of this book won the Book of the Year award
from the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), which was also a Choice awardee. Lashleys other books ...
University research wins royal accolade
...nt of new medicines. Sir Andrew will present the award
during a reception at the Boots Science Building on University Park at 2.30 pm. Sir Colin Campbell, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham, and Professor Saul Tendler, Head of The School of Pharmacy, will speak at the event. Professor Tend...
HSPH's Lin wins prestigious MERIT Award from NIH
...tigators are selected to receive MERIT Awards. The award
will help support Lin's development of advanced statistical methods for analyzing correlated and high-dimensional data in cancer research -- especially for analyzing longitudinal and familial data -- and high-dimensional genomic and proteomic data in...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
...w. The recipients of this prestigious, three-year award
are outstanding early career physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research at major research centers under the mentorship of the nations leading scientists and clinicians. Each will receive $450,000 to support the development of h...
CIRM awards $3.79 million to Burnham Institute
...r Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) announced today the award
of $3.79 million to the Burnham Institute for Medi...stem cell research activity at Burnham through the award
of eight SEED grants (totaling $5.9 million) and two comprehensive grants (totaling $6 million) earl...
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $8 million to infectious disease investigators
...nvestigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease award
were notified that they had received the award, there was more good news. The award
amount had increased to $500,000 over a five-year period from $400,000. The Investigators in Patho...
Tony Hunter receives Robert. J. and Claire Pasarow Award for Cancer Research
...004 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, a leading national award
for scientific achievement. Dr. Hunter will receive his award, which includes a $50,000 prize, June 3 at a dinner in Los Angeles. Former recipients of the Pasarow Award include Salk professor Dr. Ronald Evans and Salk nonresident fellow Elizabeth B...
GlaxoSmithKline honors cancer research pioneer Gianni Bonadonna with new ASCO Award and Fellowship
...o support ASCO and The ASCO Foundation on this new award
that honors the legacy of one of the giants of med...rcher of merit in the field of breast cancer. The award
will be accompanied by a Fellowship grant, presented to an early-career breast cancer researcher at ...
UCLA pediatrician honored with prestigious achievement award
...with immunologic disorders. The Abbot Laboratories award
honors Stiehm for his more than three decades of work as a preeminent leader in the field of pediatric immunology. Stiehms impact has been wide in the diagnostic immunology laboratory and in the research and treatment of primary and secondary immu...
UC environmental health chair recognized nationally for urologic research excellence
...ogy Award for Excellence in Urologic Research. The award
is presented jointly by the Society of Women in Ur...imously chosen as the 2007 recipient, accepted the award
at the annual meeting of the Society of Women in Urology in Anaheim, Calif., on May 20. Although...
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