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2014-10-15 23:02:48

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have recently made dramatic advances in the field of biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS), cutting sample prep time from days to minutes and making the technology more accessible to biomedical and pharmaceutical researchers. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 When Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers invented the field of biological accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) in the late 1980s, the process of...

2014-10-15 08:30:43

NIH Awards Two Grants to Academic Partners to Progress Mucolytic Research Program DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded up to $15.6 million over 5 years in grants to The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and The University of Colorado, Denver (UCD) to conduct research...

2014-10-15 08:29:40

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PCCI and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center announce the award of a UH2 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to engage in a collaboration to improve chronic disease management for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes mellitus and hypertension. The nearly $5.8 million grant, "Improving Chronic Disease Management with Pieces(TM)," is coordinated by the NIH Common Fund, which supports "exceptionally high...

2014-10-14 12:29:16

TIMONIUM, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $29 million to the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN), which is dedicated to furthering translational research and investigating new treatments for patients with rare diseases. The RDCRN focuses on facilitating collaboration, study enrollment and data sharing among rare disease researchers, and is comprised of 22 consortia with representatives from 98 patient...

2014-10-13 23:05:03

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computational scientist Amanda Randles will receive five years of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue "high risk, high reward" independent cancer research. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computational scientist Amanda Randles has received a Director's Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH Common Fund award provides...

2014-10-13 08:26:52

Meeting on campus of National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides a forum for sharing important academic, health and industrial research BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the benefits of wearable devices for remote patient monitoring to opportunities for big-data applications to a changing regulatory environment, the Wireless Health 2014 international conference here Oct. 29 - 31 aims to disseminate the latest advances and promising prospective developments in mobile health....

2014-10-10 08:24:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's National Health System's Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium was awarded $6.25 million over the next five years in the latest round of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to perform clinical research and develop new treatments for patients with urea cycle disorders (UCD), rare but devastating genetic conditions. Mark L. Batshaw, MD, Physician-in-Chief and Chief Academic Officer at Children's National, is...

2014-10-09 12:29:14

$23 million in awards creates two Centers of Excellence and establishes USC as a hub for understanding the brain through data mining LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rare distinction for one university, neuroimaging world leaders and USC Professors Arthur Toga and Paul Thompson will receive two major research center awards to advance their exploration of the human brain. Toga and Thompson each will establish a Center of Excellence under a National Institutes...

2014-10-08 12:29:25

--NIH Grant Launches Consortium to Advance Research on Chronic Food Allergies -- PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has joined a new consortium announced today by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases called eosinophilic disorders. A five-year, $6.25 million NIH grant will establish the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers, or CEGIR....

2014-10-06 23:01:33

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Mount Sinai's Manish Arora, BDS, PhD, MPH a 2014 New Innovator Award; he receives a $1.5 million grant towards studying the impact of environmental toxins and stress on fetal development. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Manish Arora, BDS, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a 2014 New Innovator Award. Dr. Arora...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.