Tag: "grant" at medical news
Insomnia may precede and prolong major depression
...he URSNRL, which recently received $2.3 million in grant
support from the National Institutes of Health to investigate whether treatment for insomnia can reduce major depression and improve pain tolerance in patients with chronic back pain. Clinical studies are underway to determine whether or not cognit...
Assuring the supply of vaccines
...d and stable funding for the existing immunization grant
program, expansion of the Vaccines for Children program, regulatory harmonization, promotion of 'first dollar' insurance coverage for immunizations, and the assurance of adequate reimbursement for the administration of vaccines." When the IOM recomme...
Jimmy Buffett hosts event to benefit NYU Child Study Center
...minimal investment with a huge return. With a new grant
from the U. S. Department of Education, ParentCorps is now being tested in an additional 20 schools in highly disadvantaged neighborhoods with over 1,000 preschoolers and their families. "ParentCorps keeps kids out of jail and that benefits everyone,...
Look to the future: Preparing for baby boomer dementia epidemic
...h Hendrie, MB, ChB, DSc. The study was funded by a grant
from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The IU and Regenstrief researchers currently are conducting a collaborative study, the PRISM - US vs. UK, with British researchers from the University of Kent at Canterbury to learn whether such...
New food allergy research consortium focuses on peanut allergy
...stitutes of Health. In addition, a five-year NIAID grant
totaling approximately $5 million to the Emmes Corporation, of Rockville, MD, will fund a statistical center to support the consortium. "The expertise of the Food Allergy Research Consortium provides a unique opportunity to investigate basic immunolo...
Determining prognosis in patients with chest pain now easier and more accurate
...f Nebraska Medical Center and supported by a local grant
(Hubbard Foundation), performed dobutamine stress echoes in 158 patients presenting with chest pain and possible acute coronary syndrome using the RTMCE test method. They found that perfusion imaging was better than wall motion analysis during dobut...
UQ researcher to help improve global health
...road Institute in the United States. The research grant
is a share of a $525 million worldwide scheme, which seeks to identify critical scientific challenges in global health and fund increased research on diseases that cause millions of deaths in the developing world. The Population Health Metrics Resea...
Bone marrow researcher recieves Pew Award
...h over four years. The program is funded through a grant
made to the University of California at San Franci... was made late last week by both institutions. The grant
will support Calvi's effort to determine how cells in the bone marrow influence the creation of bloo...
Brain function in schizophrenia can improve with support, holds promise for cognitive rehabilitation
...e National Institute of Mental Health, including a grant
to the Silvio O. Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders in the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. "Developing treatments for the cognitive problems associated with schizophrenia is one of our highest priorities,...
Ten million Africans treated by international disease treatment programme
...ntrol Initiative (SCI), supported by a $30 million grant
from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 2002 to tackle schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa, where infected people are unable to afford the drugs needed for treatment. Schistosomiasis can be treated with a single dose of an in...
Melanoma research receives a massive funding boost
...gator of the successful Sydney Melanoma Unit NHMRC grant
and researcher at Westmead Millennium Institute. "These funds will allow us to progress our research into the molecular factors that determine an individual's risk of melanoma, so that we can identify the type of melanoma they have and how that disea...
Carnegie Mellon psychologist receives NIH grant
...negie Mellon University, has received a $3 million grant
from the National Institutes of Health to continue...ices and increased resistance to disease. The NIH grant
will help Cohen and his colleagues to build on this work by exploring two major questions. One, what...
Australia to develop world leading internet cancer trials technology
...ional Health and Medical Research Council enabling grant
announced today. The grant
of $1.84 million over five years, awarded to the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA), w...
VCU study: Low-dose oral contraceptives may increase risk for heart attack or stroke
...Internal Medicine. The research was supported by a grant
from the National Institutes of Health and the Fond de Recherche en Sant du Qubec....
Availability of vascular surgeons impacts amputation rate
...ve the disparity. Ho's research was supported by a grant
from the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality. Her co-authors were Douglas Wirthlin at Intermountain Health Care; Huifeng Yun in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama, Birmingham; and Jeroan Allison...
Wright State receives $3 million grant to study learning with disabilities
...ed Wright State University a five-year, $3 million grant
to establish a new integrated interdisciplinary research and education program for training doctoral students in methods for teaching students with disabilities. Students may elect the technology-based learning with disability concentration as part o...
Estrogen, estrogen-like drugs' ability to protect brain after stroke under study
...gen-like drugs can save them is the focus of a new grant
at the Medical College of Georgia. "What we are s...rincipal investigator on a $1.7 million, five-year grant
from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Preliminary data suggest that the...
Rice nanophotonics lab gets $3 million training grant
... highly competitive, five-year, $3 million federal grant
for a program to prepare students in the design an...hem to a broad range of advanced technologies. The grant
was awarded by one of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) most competitive programs, the Integra...
Hepatitis A in US drops substantially after implementation of vaccination program
...: This study was funded in part by an unrestricted grant
from GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals. Editorial: Effect of Hepatitis A Vaccination Programs In an accompanying editorial, Pierre Van Damme, M.D., Ph.D., and Koen Van Herck, M.D., of the University of Antwerp, Belgium, comment on the studies in this wee...
Tulane pioneers novel ovarian cancer treatment
... The National Cancer Institute awarded a four-year grant
of more than $1.2 million for the Tulane team to continue studying how ovarian tumors undermine immunity and continue to grow. The Tulane team hopes this novel treatment approach, using Ontak to deplete Tregs, will prove beneficial not only for ovar...
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