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Yale School of Medicine awarded $57 million for bench-to-bedside research

...for Medical Research. The goal is to transform how biomedical researchers move laboratory discoveries into human...s," which provide scientists with state-of-the-art biomedical technologies, are also instrumental to the new effort. "Many of our basic science researchers believ...

$83.5 million NIH grant to Pitt establishes Clinical and Translational Research Institute

...as a distinct field and promote the application of biomedical research advances into clinical practice. The awar...ed consortium, which is to ensure that advances in biomedical research quickly find their way into clinical practice." Within the first few years of funding, th...

Penn leads $98 million translational medicine collaboration

...l consortium that will transform how translational biomedical research is conducted. This new consortium is fund...edicine and its collaborators will help us use our biomedical research and medical education programs to benefit our patients even more greatly," says Arthur Rube...

UC Davis at forefront of national initiative to transform research to improve human health

...n the publication pipeline and the sheer volume of biomedical literature, the sharing of knowledge among fields is a challenge. UC Davis is among the lead institutions working to eliminate these institutional and disciplinary silos so that breakthroughs in the lab can quickly become advances in medical care tha...

Award winning research offers hope for back pain sufferers

...udies and undertake a PhD in the important area of biomedical materials science." In awarding Rachael the accolade, judges from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining commented: "Rachael presented a project containing high quality technical which is highly relevant and valuable to current medical pr...

Brain cell and face perception research wins Eppendorf/Science Prize

...s." In 1991, he earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Harvard College. In 1999, he completed his thesis work in the lab of Wade Regehr and earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard Medical School. He began his postdoctoral work in the lab of Karel Svoboda at Cold Spring Harbor Labo...

First Quantum Grant to fund stem cell repair of damage from stroke

...ports researchers in the development of innovative biomedical technologies in hopes of making a significant impa...and vascular biology, stem cell biology, genetics, biomedical imaging, tissue engineering, and clinical cellular therapies. Spanning fields of science that includ...

Pfizer to fund doctoral study fellowships, seminars in biostatistics at Rutgers

...cians who can serve their industry and the broader biomedical sector cornerstones of New Jersey's economy and drivers of its future growth." Pazzani noted that nearly three-quarters of the students earning doctorates in statistics at Rutgers will go on to careers in the pharmaceutical industry. "Pfizer has ...

New biomedical device uses nanotechnology to monitor hip implant healing, may reduce wait times

...lant. This research has the potential to transform biomedical practice with fascinating applications in artificial knees, hip replacement, and other joint therapy. Earlier this year, TEC Edmonton, a joint initiative of the U of A and Edmonton Economic Development Corp to advance technology transfer and commerci...

U of MN earns $7.9 million NIH grant to expand neuroscience research

... resonance spectroscopy (MRS) equipment for use in biomedical research. The central aim of the research conducted in CMRR is to develop non-invasive MR methods and technology for the acquisition of functional, physiological, and biochemical information in intact biological systems, and to use this capability to...

Bone research that grows on you

...bones has moved a step closer with research by two biomedical engineering students who have found new ways to de...sive bone grafts or pins and plates. Fourth year biomedical engineering student Wayne Shaw has developed tiny biodegradable spheres made from polymers that can ...

Neural networking nanotubes

New implantable biomedical devices that can act as artificial nerve cells, control severe pain, or allow otherwise paralyzed muscles to be moved might one day be possible thanks to developments in materials science. Writing today in Advanced Materials, Nicholas Kotov of the Un...

Fast test for low blood flow in dogs detects early heart trouble

...ries have worked to improve blood flow." Lardo, a biomedical engineer who specializes in so-called perfusion imaging, says the tiny size of blood vessels, many no bigger than 0.5 millimeters in diameter, often makes it difficult for physicians to pick up the subtle clues that signal the presence of arterial di...

UCLA study reports conflict of interest policies and practices of major journals

...t policies and practices for a wide range of major biomedical journals, including general and specialty publicat... and public scrutiny about conflict of interest in biomedical research has increased, and journals have stressed the importance of such disclosures. "While it i...

Pure carbon nanotubes pass first in vivo test

...ies, and they have attracted intense interest from biomedical researchers. "The early results are promising for anyone interested in using carbon nanotubes in biomedical applications," said co-author Dr. Steven Curley, professor of surgical oncology and chief of gastroi...

Australian researchers win $2 million

...s have each been awarded $1 million in funding for biomedical research in Australia. The Pfizer Australia Resear...ience, the Fellowships aim to encourage leaders in biomedical research to establish a career in Australia, fostering the continued development of Australia as a s...

Global malaria map key weapon in fight against malaria, scientists say

... is funded by the Wellcome Trust, the UK's largest biomedical research charity. The map will be constructed using information from sources such as satellites and population censuses. Statistical approaches will enable comparisons to be made between areas where good information on malaria exists with areas whe...

World-class Biomedical Research Center to be in West London

An international team of experts has judged the biomedical research conducted at The Hammersmith Hospitals NH...und the world. Our research is at the forefront of biomedical invention with the primary goal of improving patient care.” Awarding BRC status to the Trusts in ac...

Emory/Georgia Tech Predictive Health Symposium features national healthcare leaders

...inguished field of national healthcare leaders and biomedical scientists will participate in the second annual E...an treatment of disease. The symposium will engage biomedical scientists and leading thinkers in conversations about what the new biomedicine of predictive health...

Mandarin language is music to the brain

...nguage," says Zeng, a professor of otolaryngology, biomedical engineering, cognitive sciences, and anatomy and neurobiology. In his hearing and speech lab at UCI, Zeng has made advances in cochlear implant development, discovering that enhancing the detection of frequency modulation (FM) significantly boosts...

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