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2014-05-06 16:21:08

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will fund 26 proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future deep space exploration missions. This research may help protect astronauts as they venture farther into the solar system than ever before to explore an asteroid and, eventually, Mars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO...

2014-04-16 16:30:16

HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EyeBox(CNS),( )a diagnostic device developed to assess brain health through tracking eye movement, and eFormulations, software enabled therapeutics which combine prescription medicines with customized software apps for brain-related conditions, have both been funded for further development by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130611/DC29942LOGO EyeBox(CNS),...

2014-04-15 12:21:23

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does space travel affect your health? What does an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have in common with a scientist that is wintering over in Antarctica? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130611/DC29942LOGO These and many other questions were answered by current and former astronauts during a recent visit by nearly 200 students to the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) headquarters...

2014-03-07 16:20:15

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only one set of twins has ever been into space, and now those twins are providing an unprecedented opportunity for scientists to understand better the effects of microgravity on the human body. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) will fund 10 short-term, first-of-its-kind investigations into the molecular, physiological and psychological effects of spaceflight in a continuous...

2014-03-04 08:21:41

New technologies and research to be featured at Capitol Visitor Center March 5 HOUSTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does a new app help keep astronauts vigilant while in space and long-haul truck drivers alert on our nation's highways? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130611/DC29942LOGO This topic and others will be featured at the U.S. Capitol in exhibits of scientific, technical and career development achievements funded by the National Space Biomedical Research...

2014-02-28 12:21:57

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The application period for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute's (NSBRI) First Award Fellowship Program is now open. Two-year fellowships are available to pursue research in any U.S. laboratory conducting space-related biomedical or biotechnological research. NSBRI's First Award Fellowship Program allows future space life scientists, engineers, and physicians to train as independent investigators with two years of support...

2014-02-05 12:20:17

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A custom version of SleepFit, a mobile app developed by Pulsar Informatics, Inc., has been used in a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) study to assess the impact of recently revised safe driving regulations for commercial truck drivers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130611/DC29942LOGO) The mobile app was developed with competitive funding from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). The...

2014-01-08 20:20:19

HOUSTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Administering health care in space demands innovative biomedical solutions. Small companies developing products that can be modified for use in space may be eligible for a unique funding opportunity offered through the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130611/DC29942LOGO) NSBRI's Industry Forum is soliciting applications for its Space Medical and Related Technologies...


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