Tag: "grants" at medical news
Dementia research: Hope for the future
...ch (AAR) is pleased to announce that the number of grants
for dementia research was more than doubled in 2005. The 2005 successful projects are of a high quality and cover a wide range of research areas - from basic biomedical research to studies into improving quality of life for people currently living w...
Qld Brain Institute gains $650,000 spinal research bequest from courageous Lisa Palmer
...isbane. "It is one of Australia's largest private grants
for spinal research, and is recognition of the outstanding research underway at the University's Queensland Brain Institute. "The bequest comes to us from a thoughtful young woman whose legacy may eventually be a cure for paralysis caused by spinal ...
Fish is good fish is bad. Balancing health risks and benefits
...ption. Although much of this work was supported by grants
from the National Food Processors Association Research Fund and the Fisheries Scholarship Fund, neither organization controlled the research findings or interpretations of the results. The Harvard Center convened an expert panel to help guide the pro...
Risk of death from bariatric surgery among Medicare patients higher than previously estimated
...g ) Editor's Note: This work was funded in part by grants
from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Editorial: Weighing In on Bariatric Surgery - Procedure Use, Readmission Rates, and Mortality In an accompanying editorial, Bruce M. Wolfe, M.D., of Oregon Health & Science ...
UNC wins eight top NIH 'Roadmap' grants, more than any other university in the country
...t Chapel Hill health scientists have garnered more grants
eight from the National Institutes of Health's h...augural year of the NIH Roadmap grant program six grants
were awarded to Carolina researchers. Most of the new grants
are part of the agency's "Roadmap for M...
New microfluidic devices found to be effective method of in-vitro fertilization in mice
...eering. Portions of the research were supported by grants
from the National Institutes of Health and the College of Engineering Technology Development Fund. U-M has applied for patents on the microfluidic technology involved in this study. Smith and Takayama have formed a company called Incept BioSystems an...
New grant program helps create radiation therapy programs
...ation will award four one-time program development grants
to colleges, universities or medical institutions in the United States interested in opening radiation therapy programs. Each radiation therapy development program grant is $12,500, for a total of $50,000. Radiation therapists are highly skilled mem...
NIAID awards $47 million to develop medical countermeasures against radiological, nuclear threats
... universities or research institutes have received grants
to establish Centers for Medical Countermeasures A...on Countermeasures NIAID awarded a smaller set of grants
to four other research organizations to support projects focused on protecting the immune system fro...
ACRF research funds critical to keeping international edge: Frazer
..." in cancer research with its large infrastructure grants
allowing Australian research groups to retain a competitive edge internationally, according to University of Queensland's Professor Ian Frazer. Frazer, whose team grabbed worldwide headlines this week by developing a cervical cancer vaccine, previous...
Osteoporosis Patient Societies win US$ 126,000 in grants
...05, eleven national osteoporosis societies won IOF grants
valued at US$ 126,000. IOF-Novartis Osteoporosis Education Grants Five grants
of US$10,000 each for the most imaginative education projects were awarded to: Indonesian Osteopor...
Large tularemia vaccine contracts among new NIAID biodefense awards
...ease research capabilities. The new awards include grants
totaling approximately $87 million for the construction of four biosafety level-3 (BSL-3) laboratories as well as two five-year contracts totaling approximately $60 million to support the development of a vaccine against tularemia, a potential agent ...
Mayo Clinic research collaboration discovers why some DNA repair fails
...arvard Medical School. Their work was sponsored by grants
from the National Institutes of Health....
Fitness-oriented gym classes demonstrate measurable health benefits for overweight children
...org.) Editor's Note: This study was supported by grants
from Genentech Center for Clinical Research in Endocrinology, South San Francisco, Calif., and the University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Classic Fund, Madison. Editorial: Juvenile Obesity Is School-Based Enchanced Physical Activity Relevant? In a...
Amoxicillin use during infancy may be linked to tooth enamel defects
...rg .) Editor's Note: This study was sponsored by grants
from the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. Editorial: Amoxicillin and Fluorosis Too Soon to Cap the Medicine Bottle? In an editorial accompanying the article, Paul S. Casamassimo, D.D.S., M.S., of the Ohio State University College of Den...
The interdisciplinary mandate: GSA's annual meeting to present new research on hot topics in aging
...gconference.com/press_reg.cfm . Press registration grants
admission to all sessions (with the exception of ticketed events and pre-conference workshops) and the Exhibit Hall. Badges and printed program materials will be available for pickup in the Press Room during the meeting. GSA has locked in a $183 per ...
MGH named by NHLBI as Specialized Center for Cell-Based Therapy for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases
... of three U.S. academic medical centers to receive grants
under a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) program supporting research into cell-based therapies. The new Specialized Centers for Cell-Based Therapy for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases also being established at Baylor College of Medici...
Higher consumption of some soy products, grains and vegetables linked to reduced risk of lung cancer
...dical Research Institute and Public Health Service grants
from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Schabath was also supported by a cancer prevention fellowship, National Cancer Institute grant. Editorial: Reducing the Risk of Lung Ca...
Heavy smokers who cut their smoking in half may reduce their risk of lung cancer
...a.org ) Editor's Note: This study was supported by grants
from the Danish Ministry of Health, the Health Insurance Foundation, the Danish Lung Foundation, and the Wedell-Wedellsborg Foundation. Editorial: Reducing the Risk of Lung Cancer In an accompanying editorial, Lawrence J. Dacey, M.D., M.S., and D...
ASU secures $3.9 million to study spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders
... a roll. The ASU researchers recently secured four grants
totaling $3.9 million to advance efforts to repair...onal Medical Center. The funding from the received grants
will be distributed over multiple years. Grant descriptions: Active Micro Electromechanical System ...
Poor health literacy associated with poorer physical and mental health
...itor's Note: Drs. DeWalt and Pignone have received grants
and honoraria from Pfizer for work related to health literacy....
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