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2013-09-30 23:44:41

Promet Source helped rebuild the National Institutes of Health, Office of Technology Transfer’s website. The project required legacy content migration, custom module development, ecommerce development and more to help for-profit companies source materials for internal research. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Promet Source, a Chicago-based interactive agency, announces the recent launch of new functionalities for the Office Technology Transfer (OTT), National Institutes of Health...

2013-09-27 23:22:53

Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation (CERF) announced its Board of Trustees member, Dr. Robert D. Langer, will be principal investigator on the game-changing grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health to UNLV helping seven Mountain West states to develop the infrastructure to conduct clinical research for regional health problems Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Dr. Robert D. Langer—noted international research leader in studies focused on healthy aging and a...

2013-09-26 13:01:57

Three grants totaling more than $25 million over four years will help three research groups to develop authoritative information on the millions of genomic variants relevant to human disease and the hundreds that are expected to be useful for clinical practice. The awards are from the National Institutes of Health. More and more medical and research centers are sequencing the DNA of whole genomes (the body's entire genetic blueprint) or exomes (the genome's protein-coding region) of...

2013-09-20 23:00:11

In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its partners will receive $19 million over five years from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish one of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS). Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its...

2013-09-19 15:45:00

Last spring a deadly new avian influenza ("bird flu") strain called H7N9 hit China. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, along with seven other Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs), will take part in studies to test vaccines to protect against the possibility of a bird flu pandemic. "It is difficult to predict whether the H7N9 virus will cause a pandemic, but there is great concern that the H7N9 virus may gain the ability to transmit easily from person-to-person. If that...

2013-09-18 23:24:45

Team to apply innovative analytical methods to gain new insights and identify potential therapies. New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in partnership with the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), and other institutions, have been awarded a multi-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study Alzheimer’s disease. This study will apply innovative analytical methods to large-scale molecular, cellular, and...


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