Tag: "generous" at medical news

RAND presents first Victor Fuchs Research Award to economists at Carnegie Mellon University

... is the first study to demonstrate the benefits of generous drug coverage in a stable, employed population, said Dana Goldman, director of health economics at RAND and co-editor of Forum. It confirms what we all expected but could not demonstrate that encouraging people to take their medicine prevents long-t...

Columbia dentists to improve oral health in sub-Saharan Africa

...alf of the population complained of oral pain. The generous donation will fund the first extensive initiative, led by Columbias College of Dental Medicine, to directly target oral health problems in sub-Saharan Africa with a sustainable prevention and treatment program. Oral health is important to total hea...

Weill Cornell Medical College announces gifts totaling $400M

... The Greenbergs and the Starr Foundation have been generous and loyal benefactors of the Weill Cornell Medical...rts of the world." "With this extraordinary and generous gift, Joan and Sandy Weill are not only securing the foundation of our great medical school at the c...

OFT's value-based pricing scheme is well-founded, but could increase overall NHS drug spend

..., however, worried that the current plan is overly generous toward pharmaceutical companies and could lead to a rise in the NHSs total drug bill. In most markets consumers are used to the idea of paying a high price for goods that give a lot of benefit, and a low price for those that perform less well. The ...

Why Good Things Happen to Good People

...ter, you can create a personalized plan for a more generous life, finding the style of giving that suits you best. This book captures great new science, great stories, practical self help, and even a carefully validated scale so readers can assess themselves in 10 different ways of doing unto others, he sai...

Dyson Foundation gives $5 Million for ophthalmology research at Weill Cornell Medical College

...llege. "The Department is very grateful for this generous gift, which honors the exemplary clinical and research work of Dr. D. Jackson Coleman," says Dr. Donald J. D'Amico, chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College and ophthalmologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hosp...

Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes

...lished in 1980 by one of the Medical Center's most generous benefactors, Maurice R. Greenberg, chairman emeritus of the Board of Trustees of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and a member of Weill Cornell Medical College's Board of Overseers, and by Dr. Peter Guida, associate professor of surgery and associate at...

New edition of medical reference book provides the latest in hematology

...expires now through 2010. In addition, through a generous educational grant from Amgen, ASH is providing complimentary copies of the ASH-SAP to all U.S. and Canadian fellows in hematology, hematology/oncology, pediatric hematology/oncology, transfusion medicine, hematology-pathology, and oncology programs...

Aflac expands decade-long partnership with AACR

...g provider of insurance products, has expanded its generous commitment to the American Association for Cancer Research by sponsoring the new AACR-Aflac Career Development Award for Pediatric Cancer Research, in addition to renewing its support for the AACR Associate Member Council and the AACR-Aflac Scholar-i...

AIUM announced Endowment for Education and Research grant recipients

...NY. The funding for the grants is made possible by generous donations from AIUM members. Congratulations to the following investigators who received grants: Evan Boote, PhD (Basic Science) University of Missouri Computerized QA for Ultrasound and Probe Integrity, $9,028.00 Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD...

AACR awards minority and other underrepresented scientists

...007. The WICR Council sponsors the awards with the generous support of a grant from AstraZeneca....

Mooney to receive IADR's Isaac Schour Memorial Award

... reinstated and will now be fully funded through a generous donation from Bernard G. Sarnat and Rhoda G. Sarnat, through the Sarnat Family Foundation. The donation will ensure the continuation of the award in perpetuity. Funded at the same level as all IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards, the award will re...

IADR to present Behavioral Science Award to Harvard's Douglass

...ciences & Health Services Research is sponsored by generous funding from Sunstar Americas, Inc. and is one of the Distinguished Scientist Awards conferred annually by the IADR, representing the highest honor the IADR can bestow. Dr. Douglass receives his award today at the Opening Ceremonies of the IADR's ...

Woodruff Foundation gives major boost to Emory University's strategic plan

...ation Building, scheduled to open in 2007. "This generous gift will help support Emory's vision to build the health care environment of tomorrow for all the people of Atlanta, the State of Georgia and the Southeast today. It is very exciting to reflect that this new medical complex will enable us to fulfill...

ITN America's Freund to receive GSA's 2006 Maxwell A. Pollack Award

...llowing year. The award is made possible through a generous grant from The New York Community Trust's Maxwell A. Pollack fund....

Kennedy Krieger awarded $9 million to study learning disabilities in growing ranks of adolescents

...in children with learning disabilities. "With this generous grant from the N.I.H., we can contribute substantially to an understanding of adolescent literacy in ways that will translate into practical applications for educators." Dr. Martha Denckla, Director of the Developmental Cognitive Neurology Clinic ...

Boston Celtics fund first teen vaccination delivery program in the country

...England without a distribution plan in place. This generous grant allows us to start to test vaccine modalities among adolescents so when anticipated vaccines become available, we can efficiently deliver them to high-risk youth." "The Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation is proud to collaborate with The Miriam...

Georgetown establishes leading institute for global and national health law

... Health Law. The Institute, which was created by a generous $10 million gift from Linda and Timothy O'Neill, is among the first for the study of global and national health law. "We are deeply grateful to Linda and Tim O'Neill for this transformative gift," said Georgetown University President John J. DeGioi...

Estate of fashion designer Geoffrey Beene donates funds to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

...me," said Harold Varmus, President of MSKCC. "This generous gift carries us closer to the day when all components of cancer care -- from risk assessment to diagnosis, and from screening to treatment -- will be grounded in a clear understanding of the basic biology of the disease." "It is a time of exciting ...

Amgen introduces comprehensive financial assistance programs for cancer patients

...year, The SAFETY NET Foundation is one of the most generous oncology product donation programs in the industry. Amgen also donates millions of dollars to independent third-party administered patient assistance programs to help reduce the financial burden for uninsured or low-income patients. These prog...

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