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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...

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 23:07:13

The American Tinnitus Association is launching its 2014-2015 research grant cycle and is encouraging researchers at non-profit medical and research institutions to submit proposals for funding consideration. The deadline to apply for an ATA research grant is November 15, 2014. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The American Tinnitus Association (ATA), one of the nation’s leading funders of cutting-edge tinnitus research, is seeking new projects to support in the 2014-2015 grant...

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...

2014-10-06 12:29:30

Grant to establish interdisciplinary consortium recognizes power of synapse diversity studies to change the landscape of biomedical research SEATTLE, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allen Institute for Brain Science, in a project led by Stephen Smith, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, has been awarded an $8.7 million, five-year Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead the creation of a publicly accessible model of synapse populations in mouse and...

2014-09-30 23:22:34

LRA receives record number of grant applications to advance Lyme disease research. Funds seven promising studies to find a reliable diagnostic test and effective treatment options for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Lyme Research Alliance (LRA), the nation’s largest private non-profit funder of Lyme disease research at universities, today announced the awarding of seven grants worth $587,000 to researchers focused on the identification,...

2014-09-30 23:14:15

New study released by Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) report that minority students who participate in LLUH Science Pipeline Program have Increased Science confidence and a greater willingness to pursue Science careers. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Minority high school and college students who take part in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Pipeline Program at Loma Linda University Health report gains in research self-efficacy and an increased intent to...


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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