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Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
UTMB part of national research group awarded $20 million HIV grant
The University of Texas Medical Branch is part of a collaboration led by the Oak Crest Institute of Science that received a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel intravaginal ring capable of delivering powerful antiretroviral drugs to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted HIV in women. The total award to University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is approximately $2.5 million.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Donna Ramirez
donna.ramirez@utmb.edu
409-772-8791
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
$1.3 million grant bolsters aerospace research in Montreal
Thanks to $680,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and a matching amount from collaborating companies Bombardier and Bell Helicopter, a new project called Lean Aerospace Value Streams is set to keep Canada at the forefront of aerospace research and development.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Contact: Clea Desjardins
clea.desjardins@concordia.ca
51-484-824-245-068
Concordia University

Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
Krishnaraj Rajalingam selected to be a fellow of the Gutenberg Research College
The Gutenberg Research College (GRC) of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has awarded the coveted GRC fellowship to Professor Krishnaraj Rajalingam. In the upcoming years, he will lead a research team at the Research Center for Immunotherapy at Mainz University.

Contact: Dr. Krishnaraj Rajalingam
krishna@uni-mainz.de
49-613-117-6198
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
New NSF-funded platform takes science to the clouds
Researchers are working to store, manage, share and analyze their data on virtual computing machines hosted in a cloud-based environment.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Daniel Stolte
stolte@email.arizona.edu
520-626-4402
University of Arizona

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
CPRIT awards UTSW faculty $22.5 million
UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty was awarded eight grants totaling more than $22 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for investigations into leukemia, liver cancer, and immunotherapy, as well as to recruit new faculty.

Contact: Lori Sundeen Soderbergh
lori.soderbergh@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
Scientist gets more support to study Deepwater Horizon spill impact on coast
An associate professor in earth and planetary sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her team have made new discoveries about bacterial diversity and oil degradation processes never before seen in marshes -- and thanks to a new grant, their work can continue.

Contact: Whitney Heins
wheins@utk.edu
865-974-5460
University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
University of Minnesota, Tufts University part of global workforce development against emerging pandemic threats
Under a new five-year award of up to $50 million, the University of Minnesota and Tufts University will be part of an international partnership of universities to strengthen global workforce development against emerging pandemic threats. Called One Health Workforce, the work is part of a new United States Agency for International Development Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 program, focusing on disease surveillance, training and outbreak response.

Contact: katie cinnamond benoit
katherine.cinnamond@tufts.edu
617-627-4703
Tufts University

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
UTSA to develop online cybersecurity training for communities
The Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio has received $300,000 from FEMA to develop online training for community emergency managers. The training will be especially relevant to small communities, which often do not have the financial resources to properly address emergency planning and response to cyber attacks.

Contact: Christi Fish
christi.fish@utsa.edu
210-458-5141
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
NSF awards $1.35 million for new institute focused on Earth's critical zone: Where rock meets life
Supported by a $1.35 million grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at 10 locations are working to improve understanding of Earth's critical zone.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Cheryl Dybas
cdybas@nsf.gov
703-292-7734
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
Innovative new supercomputers increase nation's computational capacity and capability
Tens of thousands of researchers nationwide currently harness the power of massive supercomputers to solve research problems that cannot be answered in the lab. However, studies show this represents only a fraction of the potential users of such resources.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
New support for structure-guided drug discovery coalition research on tropical diseases
Almost $2 million is being invested by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help fight major parasitic diseases of the developing world.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Contact: Liam Mitchell
liam.mitchell@utoronto.ca
416-978-4672
University of Toronto

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
Cell therapy trial offers new hope to liver disease patients
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have received funding to start testing a new cell therapy to treat patients with liver disease. A clinical trial will begin within the next year.
Medical Research Council, Innovate UK

Contact: Jen Middleton
jen.middleton@ed.ac.uk
44-131-650-6514
University of Edinburgh

Public Release: 21-Nov-2014
Researchers get $1.25 million to advance carbon storage
Clemson University researchers and their partners at Georgia Institute of Technology, UNAVCO and Grand Resources Inc. received a $1.25 million award from the Department of Energy to develop technology that will significantly improve the ability to monitor and safeguard geologic carbon storage.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Lawrence C. Murdoch
lmurdoc@clemson.edu
Clemson University

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
UT grad student Veronica Garcia awarded microbiology fellowship
Veronica Garcia, a student at the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, has been awarded a Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology. Each fellow is awarded up to a $21,000 annual stipend for three years.
American Society for Microbiology

Contact: Robert Cahill
Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3042
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Kessler Foundation wins DOD grant to test virtual reality in balance dysfunction after TBI
Kessler Foundation is the recipient of a four-year grant for nearly $3 million from the Defense Medical Research and Development Program Department of Defensetitled, 'Improving Balance in Traumatic Brain Injury Using a Low-Cost Customized Virtual Reality Technology.' Principal investigators of the Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (CRMRP) Neurosensory Research Award (W81XWH-14-2-0150) are research scientists Karen Nolan, Ph.D., and Denise Krch, Ph.D.
US Department of Defense

Contact: Carolann Murphy
cmurphy@kesslerfoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
$50,000 childhood cancer research grant awarded to University of Louisville
The St. Baldrick's Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to the University of Louisville's Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation to help enable more children with cancer enroll in clinical trials.
St. Baldrick's Foundation

Contact: Jill Scoggins
jill.scoggins@louisville.edu
502-852-7504
University of Louisville

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Creating a vaccine against canine gum disease
Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is one of the most prevalent medical conditions in adult dogs. It is so common, most dogs will start to show signs of damage to their teeth and gums by three years of age. If this disorder is left untreated, it can lead to pain, gum damage and even tooth loss. This past month, the AKC Canine Health Foundation awarded two research grants for the improvement of oral health in dogs.
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
UH cancer study receives $1.5 million grant from NIH
After earning her medical degree in China, Qian Lu, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Houston, believed she could help patients more by treating the mind as well as the body. She then decided to pursue a doctorate in psychology in the US.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Melissa Carroll
mcarroll@uh.edu
713-743-8153
University of Houston

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Mount Sinai researchers awarded grant to find new stem cell therapies for vision recovery
The National Eye Institute, a division of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai a five-year grant totaling $1 million that will support an effort to re-create a patients' ocular stem cells and restore vision in those blinded by corneal disease.
NIH/National Eye Institute

Contact: Jessica Mikulski
jmikulski@nyee.edu
212-979-4274
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
New grant focuses on pain, fatigue and other common, disabling, undertreated symptoms
Symptoms like pain and fatigue account for 400 million appointments with physicians annually -- 50 percent of all visits in the US. A two-year, $670,000 PCORI grant supports a new randomized controlled study of sleep problems, pain, anxiety, depression and energy/fatigue.
Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
From cognition to control: Fundamental research continues to advance cooperative robots
From disaster recovery to caring for the elderly in the home, scientists and engineers are developing robots that can handle critical tasks in close proximity to humans, safely and with greater resilience than previous generations of intelligent machines.

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
Bureau of Reclamation invests $9.2 million in water and power research
Following a year of record drought, water managers throughout the west are searching for information and ideas to ensure a reliable and sustainable water supply. To meet this growing need for information, Bureau of Reclamation Principal Deputy Commissioner Estevan López announced today that Reclamation has awarded $9.2 million for 131 research projects.

Contact: Peter Soeth
psoeth@usbr.gov
303-445-3615
Bureau of Reclamation

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
A grant to see molecules in 3-D
Remember constructing ball-and-stick models of molecules in your high school or college chemistry classes? Well, that might soon be a thing of the past.
2014 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences

Contact: Joe Miksch
jmiksch@pitt.edu
412-624-4356
University of Pittsburgh

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
DFG establishes 14 new Research Training Groups
The German Research Foundation is establishing 14 new Research Training Groups to further support early career researchers in Germany.
German Research Foundation

Contact: Benedikt Bastong
benedikt.bastong@dfg.de
49-228-885-2376
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
UTHealth researchers to study probiotic's effect on deadly pre-term infant condition
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston have received a $1.6 million grant for a preclinical study investigating whether a probiotic might be helpful in preventing a life-threatening condition in pre-term infants called necrotizing enterocolitis.
NIH/National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Contact: Hannah Rhodes
Hannah.C.Rasorrhodes@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3053
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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