Saint Louis University will lead a multi-institution program that teaches primary care providers and students to care for older adults.
Scientists from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will borrow a famous strategy from Greek warfare -- the Trojan horse -- to fight a fungus that exists in the mouths and skin of nearly half of the world's population.
With $1.45 million over five years from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health, a pair of Brown University professors will work with colleagues in Ghana to build the research capacity needed to address the deadly co-epidemics of HIV and tuberculosis.
Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network receives approval for a three-year $1.6 million funding award to be part of PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network.
The University of Chicago Medicine has become the first transplant center to contribute to the Illinois Transplant Fund, a new not-for-profit that provides financial support for organ transplants to qualified uninsured residents of northern and central Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The medical center's initial $100,000 donation will be followed by additional contributions of up to $400,000 total over the next three years.
The George Washington University Cancer Institute has been approved for a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award by the Patient-centered Outcomes Research Institute to create the first-ever online Community of Practice for patient-centered care.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers led by Jesse Stewart of the School of Science, have received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct the first randomized controlled trial to determine whether depression treatment can help prevent the development of cardiovascular disease.
US monarch populations are in trouble. Researchers are looking at non-migratory monarchs on Guam for clues to monarch behavior.
The New Jersey Innovation Institute, acting as New Jersey's State-designated entity on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Health, has received a $2.9 million grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Building on the success of its first year, the Innovation Transfer Program at the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy is financially supporting 11 new teams comprised mostly of Stanford students and recent graduates trying to put university research to work.