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2013-10-14 09:43:42

American Chemical Society President Marinda Li Wu, Ph.D., said the budget impasse is effectively choking America's science innovation pipeline, strangling new discoveries, future economic growth and job creation. As a result of the shutdown, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will issue no new grants or cooperative agreements for innovative scientific research, and no continuing grant increments for existing projects will be provided, effectively suspending or completely halting...

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2013-10-09 15:13:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ongoing government shutdown is affecting more than parks and non-essential services; it’s also taking its toll on many research projects, some of which have been going on for many years. Researchers have lamented the possible loss of decades worth of research, as one small hiccup in the system can compromise entire experiments. Now leaders and members of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) say the shutdown could even...

2013-10-09 08:28:48

Three-year collaboration will develop groundbreaking, big data analytic methods to improve care and reduce costs for treatment of heart disease SACRAMENTO, Calif., DANVILLE, Pa. and YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 9th, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sutter Health, IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) and Geisinger Health System announce the award of a $2 million joint research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new and sophisticated big data analytics and application methods that...

2013-10-08 00:21:26

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRAYit Corporation (OTCQB: ARYC) reports today that researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Northeastern University have used the ARRAYit Microarray Platform to discover biomarkers important in the treatment of prostate cancer. Pioneering authors Dr. Christopher T. Campbell, Dr. James L. Gulley, Dr. Oyindasola Oyelaran, Dr. James W. Hodge, Dr. Jeffrey Schlom, and Dr. Jeffrey C....

2013-10-07 11:36:12

Understanding how genes act in specific tissues is critical to our ability to combat many human diseases, from heart disease to kidney failure to cancer.  Yet isolating individual cell types for study is impossible for most human tissues. A new method developed by researchers at Princeton University and the University of Michigan called “in silico nano-dissection” uses computers rather than scalpels to separate and identify genes from specific cell types, enabling the systematic study...

2013-10-04 08:23:21

MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mississippi State University has been awarded a $10 million grant for five years of support from the National Institutes of Health to further research focusing on diseases that affect animal and human health. NIH's Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, or COBRE, provides competitive grants in support of multidisciplinary centers that strengthen institutional biomedical research capacity. MSU researchers started...

2013-10-03 08:32:29

LONDON and SINGAPORE, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Web-based visualisation tool enables academic institutions to explore, analyse and understand international research funding Digital Science [http://www.digital-science.com ], a technology company serving the needs of scientific research and Symplectic, a leading developer of research information management systems, today announced the launch of Symplectic Dimensions [http://www.symplectic.co.uk/dimensions ] at THE...

2013-10-02 23:03:35

Shriners Hospitals for Children Physician leads portion of study published in New England Journal of Medicine. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Bracing in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis reduces the likelihood that the condition will progress to the point that surgery is needed, according to a study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine. The work was supported by Shriners Hospitals for Children® and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and...

Infant Bed Sharing On The Rise
2013-10-01 13:37:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite a wealth of information advising against it, the number of infants sharing a bed with their parents or a sibling increased between 1993 and 2010, according to a new report in JAMA Pediatrics. While parents and their babies sharing the same bed may seem like a benign or even loving habit, studies have shown that the practice is connected to an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Based on a series of annual...

2013-10-01 12:30:46

Will Work in Parallel with President Obama's BRAIN Initiative CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to dramatically accelerate brain research -- and possible cures for autism, Parkinson's and stroke -- the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today awarded Konrad Kording, Ph.D., research scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), a $9 million, five-year NIH Transformative Research Award to build a non-invasive, molecular-biologic tool to record, measure and...


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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