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2014-10-16 08:31:34

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetra Discovery Partners ("Tetra"), a drug discovery company developing a portfolio of innovative drugs for psychiatric, neurological and inflammatory diseases, today announced additional private financing. The company has received additional financing from previous seed investor Grand Angels, as well as an investment by Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/DE00036LOGO Tetra...

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 16:26:55

CINCINNATI, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has received a 5-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a consortium of organizations from around the country that will conduct clinical research into eosinophilic disorders and train investigators in how to conduct clinical research. Eosinophilic disorders are chronic inflammatory disorders. These conditions are thought to be triggered by allergic...


Latest National Institutes of Health Reference Libraries

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

Disease Models & Mechanisms
2012-05-12 21:51:28

Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is a peer-reviewed open-access biomedical journal published by The Company of Biologists, a UK non-profit publisher of international biological journals, such as Journal of Cell Science and the journal Development. The journal covers the mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment of human disease. The journal publishes original research and review articles, and aims to promote communication between basic researchers, translational researchers and...

American Journal of Translational Research
2012-05-07 07:59:00

The American Journal of Translational Research is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by the e-Century Publishing Corporation. The journal was established in 2009 and is considered one of the major journals on translational medical research. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Wen-Hwa Lee (University of California, Irvine). The journal is intended to provide barrier-free forum for rapid dissemination of novel discoveries in translational research of medical science...

International Journal of Biological Sciences
2012-04-29 21:02:27

The International Journal of Biological Sciences is an open-access scientific journal published by Ivyspring International Publisher. It publishes original articles and short research communications in all areas of biological sciences. Articles are archived in PubMed Central. The editor-in-chief is Chuxia Deng (National Institutes of Health). The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: MEDLINE/PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, Current Contents/Life Sciences,...

Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

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