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2013-04-09 04:22:21

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Research, an integrated data management services provider, announced today that it has been awarded $700,000 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to extend its Open Source Research Exchange Database (RexDB) for the management of autism spectrum disorders research. The project aims to empower autism investigators to make more effective use of their data and more efficiently...

2013-03-14 12:28:04

STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles A. Gargano, former U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago and long-time friend of Stony Brook University, has agreed to establish the Ambassador Charles Gargano Chair in Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging at Stony Brook Medicine. The $750,000 gift will be matched dollar for dollar by the Simons Foundation Challenge and Jim and Marilyn Simons, creating a $1,500,000 philanthropic impact. The funds will be used to attract an accomplished,...

2013-02-27 08:26:37

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stony Brook University's 2013 "Stars of Stony Brook" Gala will honor one of its own this year, actor-director-writer-educator and six-time Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Alan Alda, on Wednesday, April 24 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Mr. Alda is being honored for his central role in creating and growing The Center for Communicating Science (CCS) at Stony Brook University. A vital new approach to education, The...

2009-06-02 14:45:00

SFARI Base to Usher in 'New Paradigm of Research Collaboration' NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Research has signed a three year contract with the New York-based Simons Foundation to expand their development partnership on SFARI Base, the HTSQL-based informatics platform that helps researchers collaborate on understanding the causes of autism. The collaboration is part of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI). Prometheus, a database management...

2009-03-25 07:34:01

It was a down year for U.S. hedge fund managers but the top 25 still made $11.6 billion in wages, an annual survey said. In the annual Institutional Investor's Alpha magazine ranking of hedge fund managers, the top wage earner for 2008 was James Simons, who earned $2.5 billion last year. The second highest moneymaker was John Paulson, whose strategy involved bets against the housing market. He earned $2 billion doing so last year, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The sums are even more...