Grants, Awards, & Books


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Grants

Public Release: 25-Aug-2016
Case Western Reserve researchers receive major NIH renewal grant to build on progress in understanding Crohn's disease
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researcher has been awarded a grant with the goal of better understanding the origins of Crohn's disease and eventually developing a cure.
NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Contact: Marc Kaplan
Marc.Kaplan@case.edu
216-368-4692
Case Western Reserve University

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Awards

Public Release: 25-Aug-2016
Rewiring the brain: A conversation with three pioneers of neuroplasticity
Three scientists discuss their pioneering discoveries about neuroplasticity, the brain's remarkable capacity to change throughout our lifetimes. For their research, Eve Marder, Michael Merzenich and Carla Shatz were named the 2016 Kavli Prize laureates in Neuroscience.

Contact: Jim Cohen
cohen@kavlifoundation.org
805-278-7495
The Kavli Foundation

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Books

Public Release: 24-Aug-2016
New book on sugar-sweetened beverage taxation
The Evaluation Platform on Obesity Prevention from the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute -- Laval University is pleased to announce the launch of the book 'Taxing Soda for Public Health: a Canadian Perspective' by Springer. This work provides an exhaustive analysis of the rationale, potential impacts and applicability of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages as a public health measure aimed to contribute preventing obesity and diabetes, particularly in Canada.

Contact: Janet Kim
janet.kim@springer.com
646-424-3848
Springer

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