Tag: "grant" at medical news
International adoptees have fewer behavior problems than domestic adoptees
...by the Jaqueline Munroe Noonan Foundation and by a grant
from the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)....
ARVO Foundation and Alcon announce significant gift
...dvance the progress of vision research. The Alcon grant
will fund the keynote lecture at ARVO's Annual Mee...the future of eye research," said Cagle. "Alcon's grant
to the Foundation also continues and extends our company's continuous support to the ARVO organizati...
Researchers study natural products that may prevent certain cancers
...tist Medical Center have been awarded a $1 million grant
by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study properties of a folk medicine and a food spice that show promise in reducing the risk of some cancers, including prostate, colorectal and breast, and enhancing cancer treatment. The folk medicine propol...
UK receives $6 million for Appalachia Community Cancer Network
...cky Markey Cancer Center has received a $6 million grant
to operate the seven-state Appalachia Community Cancer Network (ACCN). The center will receive $1.2 million a year for five years from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the nation's leader in cancer research. The ACCN is one of 25 grantees in the ...
New haptics systems challenge stroke patients to grasp, pinch, squeeze their way to recovery
...d push their way to recovery. With a $1.8-million grant
from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the ...awarded USC and the University of Texas, Austin, a grant
to pursue the work. "More than 700,000 people suffer a stroke each year and nearly 450,000 survive...
Statins underprescribed to patients at higher risk of heart disease, Stanford study says
...tensively. The study was funded by an unrestricted grant
from Merck Co., a pharmaceutical company that manufactures the statins Zocor and Mevacor, and by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Co-authors of the paper include Niraj Sehgal, MD, a former postdoctoral scholar at Stanford who is now an...
UC Davis Cancer Center awarded $4.5 million
...an Americans. U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui announced the grant
at a press conference Wednesday morning. "I am ple...rs as breast and colon cancer," Matsui said. "This grant
will help make great strides in using what we have learned as to the causes behind the fast-rising n...
GroPep news: Key psoriasis patent granted in Japan and new asthma patent filed for GroPep drug
...because Japan is a major pharmaceutical market and grant
of the patent provides the Company with a patent m...lready granted in the USA and Europe, the Japanese grant
completes coverage of the most valuable potential markets. Exclusive, worldwide rights to the paten...
$3 million NIH grant focuses on workplace obesity
...utions nationwide selected to receive a $3 million grant
to study ways to help prevent obesity by influencing people's dietary and activity habits at work. Researchers say this is the first study of its kind in Rochester and in upstate New York, and any strategies or tools developed could be used as a mod...
Tercica presents pharmacokinetic and safety data from several studies at Endocrine Society Meeting
...ere would be no product launch if the FDA does not grant
Tercicamarketing approval, grants Tercica marketing approval covering so fewpatients that it is not commercially reasonable for the Company to launch, orgrants Insmed Incorporated's product marketing exclusivity under theOrphan Drug Act that would bl...
College students think favorably, but act timidly about organ donation
...author on the study. The study was supported by a grant
from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration. ...
Doctor 'report cards' may keep some heart patients from getting angioplasties
...funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The grant
and data from that project, called the BCBSM Cardiovascular Consortium, made it possible for Moscucci and his colleagues to perform the new comparison study. The study is based on data from about 80,000 angioplasty patients: 11,374 treated at eight M...
Study links regions of two chromosomes to susceptibility for type of autism
...r Cincinnati has just awarded Dr. Molloy a $40,000 grant
to continue this research and extend it to families in the Cincinnati area. Autism is a complex developmental disability that affects an individual in the areas of social interaction and communication. Autism is a spectrum disorder that affects each ...
Use of high hydrostatic pressure to inactivate Hepatitis A virus in oysters studied
...al ecosystems through a competitive, peer-reviewed grant
proposal process. In addition to its core programs, Virginia Sea Grant coordinates research in oyster disease and toxics in the Chesapeake Bay....
UIC developing drug for SARS
...ccess, the researchers have received an $8 million grant
from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop protease inhibitors that would block key enzymes in the SARS virus and hamper its advance. Protease inhibitors, a class of drugs capable of disrupting enzymes that digest prote...
$3.68 millon grant to boost public health 'informatics'
... of Medicine (NLM) will administer a $3.68 million grant
from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to ...National Institutes of Health, will administer the grant
program. NLM has a longstanding history of training the country's biomedical informatics researchers...
Key milestone in antifungal treatment for severe asthma
...dy is funded by the charity The Moulton Trust as a grant
to the University of Manchester. Its lead investigator Dr Robert Niven, of the North West Lung Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, said: "We have few options for patients with severe asthma other than prescribing more steroids, and those we do have can ha...
Students revamp tractor for use by workers with disabilities
...rides and other chores, Hammett obtained a federal grant
to purchase a tractor, then adapt it for use by people with disabilities. After buying the tractor more than a year ago, Hammett could not find a business willing to make the alterations, so he sought help from the Baltimore-based Volunteers for Medi...
New base for North American cancer screening pioneers
...r of skin cancer development by 2006. "The 200,000 grant
from One NorthEast was made possible through a matching investment by parent company Genesis Canada of over 850,000, which intends to employ up to 15 people in the first instance at its Newcastle base." David Allison, One NorthEast Director for Busin...
Researchers discover 'window on the brain' that could help treat disorders
...ce computations were made possible by a $1 million grant
from the National Science Foundation received by the NIC in 2003. With the grant, NIC founders Malony and Tucker established the Integrated Cognitive Neuroscience, Informatics and Computation Grid, a high-performance computing system dedicated to the...
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