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Public Release: 8-Oct-2014
Stanford's GCEP awards $10.5 million for research on renewable energy
Stanford scientists and an international research group receive funding to advance solar cells, batteries, renewable fuels and bioenergy.
Global Climate and Energy Project, Stanford University

Contact: Mark Shwartz
mshwartz@stanford.edu
650-723-9296
Stanford University

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Five UCSF researchers win NIH high-risk, high-reward grants
UC San Francisco researchers received five awards announced this week by the National Institutes of Health for high-risk, high-reward scientific research projects.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Jeffrey Norris
jeffrey.norris@ucsf.edu
415-502-6397
University of California - San Francisco

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Mark Andermann, Ph.D., receives NIH New Innovator Award to study cravings and hunger
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center neuroendocrinologist Mark Andermann, Ph.D., has been awarded a prestigious Director's New Innovator Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders and the NIH Common Fund to study how hunger drives cravings.
National Institutes of Health, NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bprescot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Templeton World Charity Foundation joins Cambridge-based CMEDT Smart Villages Initiative
The Templeton World Charity Foundation has become a co-funder of the Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust's Smart Villages Initiative looking at sustainable off-grid development for rural communities.
Templeton World Charity Foundation, Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust

Contact: Richard Hayhurst
richard@richardhayhurstassociates.com
44-771-182-1527
Richard Hayhurst Associates

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Pitt receives $1.25 million from Defense Department for whole-eye transplantation
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers have been awarded $1.25 million from the US Department of Defense to fund two projects that aim to establish the groundwork for the nation's first whole-eye transplantation program.
US Department of Defense, The Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration

Contact: Rick Pietzak
PietzakR@upmc.edu
412-864-4151
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
MIT Deshpande Center announces Fall 2014 research grants
Fourteen research teams receive $976,000 to develop new technological innovations.
MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation

Contact: Sarah McDonnell
s_mcd@mit.edu
617-253-8923
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
CWRU nursing school receives nation's largest NFLP grant of $3.16 million
The US Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Service Administration awarded Case Western Reserve University's nursing school a $3.16 million Nurse Faculty Loan Program grant -- the largest among 93 accredited college and nursing programs receiving grants for the current academic year.
Health Resources and Service Administration

Contact: Susan Griffith
susan.griffith@case.edu
216-368-1004
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
Grand Challenges Canada catalyzes partnership for 'Saving Brains'
Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, today welcomed Aga Khan Foundation Canada, Norlien Foundation and World Vision Canada as new partners in the 'Saving Brains' grand challenge. The news coincides with announcement of $2.9 million in funding for 11 new projects aimed at improving the early brain development of infants and children in low-resource countries.
Grand Challenges Canada

Contact: Lode Roels
lode.roels@grandchallenges.ca
647-328-2021
Grand Challenges Canada

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Case Western Reserve scientist captures prestigious NIH director's New Innovator Award
For the second consecutive year, a Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researcher has landed one of the year's much-coveted Director's New Innovator Awards from the National Institutes of Health. Principal investigator Rong Xu, Ph.D., assistant professor of medical informatics, will receive $2,377,000 for five years, starting immediately, to initiate computational analysis of thousands of drugs and their effects.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Jeannette Spalding
jeannette.spalding@case.edu
216-368-3004
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
NJIT to work with the defense and aerospace industries to maintain US military readiness
With defense budgets shrinking in the wake of Congressional spending cuts and a sharp reduction in US forces abroad, the New Jersey Institute of Technology has been given the opportunity by the federal government to examine the defense industry in New Jersey for its capacity to meet current and projected defense needs while also supporting company transitions into new markets.
US Department of Defense, New Jersey Innovation Institute

Contact: Tanya Klein
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Improving biology education: A numbers game
Math is increasingly important to understanding and investigating the world of biology because quantitative biology, computational biology, and computer-based modeling approaches have emerged as important modes of inquiry. But, says the University of Pittsburgh's Samuel Donovan, teaching methods haven't always kept pace with developments in the field.
National Science Foundation

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

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation selected to receive Innovation Grant from EMD Serono
An Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist has been selected to receive one of only five Grants for Multiple Sclerosis Innovation awarded this year by the pharmaceutical company EMD Serono. The award will provide OMRF's Robert Axtell, Ph.D., with $280,000 over two years to study the role a pair of molecules play in the progression of MS and a related condition. Axtell's project was selected from more than 200 applicants worldwide.
EMD Serono

Contact: Ryan Stewart
ryan-stewart@omrf.org
405-271-8755
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Guang Yue, Ph.D., of Kessler Foundation awarded NIH grant for cancer rehabilitation research
Guang Yue, Ph.D., of Kessler Foundation has been awarded an NIH grant for $1,962,767 to study the impact of high-effort training on the muscle weakness that impairs quality life for individuals with cancer. Dr. Yue is the Foundation's director of Human Performance & Engineering Research. This five-year RO1 grant will enable him to pursue his preliminary findings that indicate that high-effort combined with low-intensity muscle exercise training can significantly improve muscle strength in women with breast cancer.
National Institutes of Health

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

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
IUPUI School of Science biophysicist receives $470,350 NSF award
A $470,350 award from the National Science Foundation will support research at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to gain a better understanding of how proteins form groups or clusters within cells in the living body. Abnormal protein grouping is known to be associated with cancer and with heart arrhythmias, but scant knowledge exists about how proteins group.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School to conduct study on marijuana and the brain
Thanks to a $500,000 gift from international best-selling author and mental health advocate Patricia Cornwell, McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers will launch a landmark new program that will more fully explore the potential impact of medical marijuana on cognition, brain structure and function.

Contact: Adriana Bobinchock
abobinchock@partners.org
617-855-2110
McLean Hospital

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Cornell unveils 'Engaged Cornell,' a $150 million initiative for community engagement
Today, Cornell University will announce a groundbreaking $150 million, 10-year initiative to establish community engagement and real-world learning experiences as the hallmark of the Cornell undergraduate experience. Through its 'Engaged Cornell' initiative, Cornell students will be empowered to become active citizens and to tackle critical challenges by participating in hands-on, practical learning experiences in communities at home and around the world.
Einhorn Family Charitable Trust

Contact: Melissa Osgood
mmo59@cornell.edu
607-255-2059
Cornell University

Public Release: 6-Oct-2014
Brains in the balance: New $11.5 million grant fuels U-M Parkinson's disease research center
Deep in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease, changes to brain cells create a high risk of dangerous falls -- a problem that resists treatment. Now, an $11.5 million effort seeks to better understand the cause of these problems, and find new options based in the latest brain science.
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Contact: Kara Gavin
kegavin@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
UT Arlington wins $1.3 million grant to develop miner safety training materials, film
UT Arlington's Division for Enterprise Development and Department of Art and Art History have won a $1.3 million federal grant to develop a documentary and safety training materials for the US mining industry.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIH/National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Contact: Bridget Lewis
blewis@uta.edu
817-272-3317
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
CTRC doctor wins $1.6 million FDA orphan grant to treat deadly brain tumors
Glioblastomas, while lethal, are not common and so considered 'orphan diseases' that don't attract much private research money. The FDA is awarding the CTRC in San Antonio a $1.62 million orphan disease grant to study TH-302 in these deadly brain tumors.
US Food and Drug Administration

Contact: Elizabeth Allen
allenea@uthscsa.edu
210-450-2020
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
MU researcher receives $1 million from CDC for birth defect prevention efforts
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, like Autism Spectrum Disorders, manifest in childhood as physical abnormalities along with social, attention and learning difficulties that range in severity and continue into adulthood. FASDs can be prevented if mothers do not consume alcohol during pregnancy. Despite the ease of prevention, one in 13 pregnant women report using alcohol during pregnancy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Now, an MU researcher has received more than $1 million from the CDC to enhance prevention efforts.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Contact: Jesslyn Chew
ChewJ@missouri.edu
573-882-8353
University of Missouri-Columbia

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
New program funds 5 Clemson technologies for commercialization
The Clemson University Research Foundation announced Thursday that it has awarded funding to five Clemson researchers to further develop their Clemson technologies through a newly established program, the Clemson University Research Foundation Technology Maturation Fund.
Clemson University Research Foundation

Contact: Casey Porto
cporto@clemson.edu
864-656-0797
Clemson University

Public Release: 3-Oct-2014
Research aims for better understanding of microvascular diseases
New technologies being developed by a University of Houston researcher to produce three-dimensional models of tissue and whole organ microstructures offer the promise of better diagnosis and treatment for a variety of diseases. David Mayerich, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received a $984,505 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Library of Medicine to focus on large-scale reconstruction of microvascular networks.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
GVSU researcher earns grant to study biomarkers, advancement of Parkinson's
A researcher at Grand Valley State University has received a grant to continue studying if molecular biomarkers can be used to monitor the advancement of Parkinson's disease. Sok Kean Khoo, distinguished associate professor of molecular genomics, received a $110,000 grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Contact: Michele Coffill
coffillm@gvsu.edu
616-331-2221
Grand Valley State University

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
Oregon Health & Science University receives $100,000 grant from Kay Yow
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $100,000 young women's breast cancer research grant to the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University.
Kay Yow Cancer Fund

Contact: Elisa Williams
willieli@ohsu.edu
503-494-8231
Oregon Health & Science University

Public Release: 2-Oct-2014
SDSC granted $1.3 million award for 'SeedMe.org' data sharing infrastructure
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego have received a three-year, $1.3 million award from the National Science Foundation to develop a web-based resource that lets scientists seamlessly share and access preliminary results and transient data from research on a variety of platforms, including mobile devices.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Jan Zverina
jzverina@sdsc.edu
858-534-5111
University of California - San Diego

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