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2014-01-17 16:23:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America applauds Congress for enacting the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, H.R. 3547, which provides funding for vital lupus research and education programs. While the legislation provides good news for the fight against lupus, the omnibus bill only partially restores National Institutes of Health (NIH) funds that were previously cut from federal budgets through the automatic spending reductions known as...

2014-01-15 12:21:36

BALTIMORE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Health ("NIH"), the nation's largest biomedical research institution, will utilize Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services (www.curtisbaymws.com) for the next 5 years through 2018, for all of NIH's medical waste transportation and processing services. Curtis Bay was selected based on its environmentally sustainable and reliable medical waste management services, along with its proven commitment to exceptional customer...

2014-01-14 16:25:57

Company Continues Commitment to Families of Children Treated at the National Institutes of Health RESTON, Va, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, continued its support of The Children's Inn at NIH with its second $100,000 donation in 2013 to assist The Inn's Park and Playground. The Children's Inn at NIH is a residential "place like home" for more than 1,500 seriously ill children and their families...

2014-01-14 16:25:08

Brings Total to $6.6 Million to Educate Healthcare Professionals on Front-Lines of Care NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill released by the U.S. Congress last night provides $2 million to further the Lupus Initiative, the lupus provider education program conceived by the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) in collaboration with the federal government. Expected to pass this week, the appropriation will bring total support to $6.6 million for the...

2014-01-14 08:29:32

SAN DIEGO and BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo announced today that they are joining together with two institutes from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help scientists develop more reliable tools for bringing safer, more effective treatments to patients on a faster timeline. Organovo is collaborating with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Eye Institute (NEI) to develop better and more clinically predictive...

2014-01-09 11:33:48

After 11 months of review, SURA announced the findings of a collaborative project to explore the capabilities of an open source application that assists with publishing, referencing, extracting and analyzing research data; the Dataverse Network. This pilot implementation of the Dataverse Network software was conducted as part of SURA's larger Research Data Management (RDM) initiative, an on-going collaboration between SURA member library and IT professionals. "This project has been an...

2014-01-08 17:50:19

Researchers in the United States have suggested an alternative way to allocate science funding. The method, which is described in EMBO reports, depends on a collective distribution of funding by the scientific community, requires only a fraction of the costs associated with the traditional peer review of grant proposals and, according to the authors, may yield comparable or even better results. “Peer review of scientific proposals and grants has served science very well for decades....

2014-01-08 12:30:06

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James M. Golubieski, president of New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) and Foundation Venture Capital Group (FVCG), discussed how these organizations promote the commercialization of research in New Jersey as he addressed a panel at the Research Efficiency Conference in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Association of Academic Health Centers. At a session "Looking Beyond the NIH" that explored alternate funding sources, Mr....

2014-01-06 08:26:09

DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PCCI (www.pccipieces.org) is a major scientific partner and collaborator on three prestigious grants awarded to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) exceeding $30 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), and the National Science Foundation (NSF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130610/DA28424LOGO) Mathematicians, clinicians, and engineers at...

2014-01-02 10:19:59

New analysis shows Asia gaining, due to increased support from both government, industry The United States' global share of biomedical research spending fell from 51 percent in 2007 to 45 percent in 2012, while Japan and China saw dramatic increases in research spending. The research and development spending in the United States dropped from $131 billion to $119 billion, when adjusted for inflation, from 2007-2012, while Japan increased spending by $9 billion and China increased by $6.4...


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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