Grants, Awards, & Books


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Grants

Public Release: 4-Sep-2015
Georgetown and Howard receive $27 million award for clinical and translational research
A large clinical research program led by Georgetown and Howard universities, facilitating the participation of more than four million Washington-area residents in clinical trials, has received a $27 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health. The NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences awarded a five-year renewal of the prestigious Clinical and Translational Science Award to Georgetown University and Howard University on Aug. 28.
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Contact: Karen Teber
km463@georgetown.edu
Georgetown University Medical Center

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Awards

Public Release: 4-Sep-2015
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing honors three with first-ever Best Paper Awards
Noteworthy articles in theoretical innovation, interdisciplinary applications, and photo-optical instrumentation design published in 2014 in the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing have been honored with Best Paper Awards. The journal is published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, under editor-in-chief Ni-Bin Chang of the University of Central Florida.

Contact: Amy Nelson
amy@spie.org
360-685-5478
SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics

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Books

Public Release: 3-Sep-2015
Caring for people with dementia -- a new Australian-first guide on respite care
It's Dementia Awareness Month in Australia and World Alzheimer's Day on Sept. 21 but who is looking out for those who care for the million-plus Australians with dementia? QUT and the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres have launched an Australian-first national guide on respite for carers written with input from hundreds of carers surveyed on their experiences.

Contact: Amanda Weaver
amanda.weaver@media.qut.edu.au
Queensland University of Technology

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