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2013-06-21 12:24:05

National Institutes of Health, KY Cabinet for Economic Development and Angel Investors Combine for $4,330,426 to Lexington, KY-based Biotech Firm LEXINGTON, Ky., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., based in Lexington, KY, has announced today that it is the recipient of over $2,975,426 in additional Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding; $1,975,426 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and $1,000,000 from the KY Cabinet for...

2013-06-19 12:27:30

NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is pleased to announce the election of two new leaders: Howard D. Morgan, a senior partner at a leading private equity firm in New York, as Chair, and Constance Woodruff Atwell, Ph.D., a former high level official at the National Institutes of Health, as Vice Chair. The appointments were announced following a meeting of PDF's Board of Directors on May 23. (Logo:...

2013-06-18 16:24:58

Funding announcement is PCORI's first in series targeting specific high-impact healthcare topics WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing the persistent disparities in controlling asthma among African-American and Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued a call for research proposals to provide new information on ways to solve this problem. PCORI will invest up to $17 million in...

2013-06-17 20:21:09

Will invite community participation in supporting research that answers patients' questions WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today launched a funding initiative designed to grow a national community of patients, clinicians, researchers, and other healthcare stakeholders who will advance patient-centered outcomes research. The new PCORI Engagement Awards program will offer targeted funding to dozens of...

2013-06-17 12:28:54

Statement by Stacy Pagos Haller, President and CEO, BrightFocus Foundation CLARKSBURG, Md., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We commend the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for updating the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease, released today. The plan sets multiple goals, including preventing and treating Alzheimer's by the year 2025, and providing enhanced care and support for Alzheimer's patients and their families. (Logo:...

2013-06-17 08:29:32

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 550 people from across the country, including nearly 100 pancreatic cancer survivors, will participate in the Seventh Annual Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day on June 18, 2013 to thank Congress for passing the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act and tell them that their fight isn't over. Advocates from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will call on Congress to support a permanent fix to sequestration and provide sustained adequate...

2013-06-14 12:26:22

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced an agreement with the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to form a partnership to fund a major intervention study aimed at preventing injuries from falls in older adults. The memorandum of understanding supports the formation of the "Falls Injuries Prevention Partnership," which establishes the basis for an NIA-PCORI...

2013-06-06 23:29:55

Wayne State University´s Board of Governors voted unanimously today to elect M. Roy Wilson, M.D., M.S., as the University´s 12th President, effective August 1, 2013. Debbie Dingell, chair of the Board of Governors, made the announcement. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Wayne State University´s Board of Governors voted unanimously today to elect M. Roy Wilson, M.D., M.S., as the University´s 12th President, effective August 1, 2013. Debbie Dingell, chair of the Board...

2013-05-31 16:22:45

Scientific peer review experts describe benefits of peer review to researchers, reviewers, and science RESTON, Va., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an opinion article published in the online version of The Scientist, three experts in scientific peer review describe often overlooked benefits of the peer review process. Most scientists would generally agree that the primary reason for peer review of grant applications is to identify the strongest research proposals based...

2013-05-24 23:35:04

Founding Registry Partners voice strong support for the shared, open-access registry able to collect data on any disease San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 PatientCrossroads today announced that the CONNECT open-access patient registry is now available for patient communities and disease organizations — including patient advocacy groups, pharmaceutical companies and medical researchers — to join. Founding Registry Partner organizations, which collectively represent 70 diseases,...


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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