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Synaptec senses growth opportunities with six figure investment
A spinout company from the University of Strathclyde has secured funding from one of Scotland's leading angel syndicates to help it break into the renewable energy and subsea markets.
Alaska research center moves science from bench to bedside
Alaska and Montana have formed a collaborative clinical and translational research center to address the health priorities of Alaska Native and American Indian people.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences
UTA Institute of Urban Studies to develop proposals for growth at Dallas Executive Airport
The city of Dallas has tapped the University of Texas at Arlington to examine how future enhancements at the airport in south Oak Cliff could spur economic growth and enhance the quality of life for surrounding neighborhoods.
City of Dallas
Penn Alzheimer's Disease Center to receive $8.8 million in NIH funding
The University of Pennsylvania's Alzheimer's Disease Core Center has been awarded an estimated $8.8 million over five years from the National Institute on Aging to continue its mission of investigating mechanisms, diagnostics, treatments and strategies for Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias including Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia, Lewy Body dementia and frontotemporal lobar degeneration.
NIH/National Institute on Aging
Secretary Vilsack announces $36.5 million for specialty crop investments
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced 19 grants totaling $36.5 million for research and extension to support American farmers growing fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops including floriculture.
US Department of Agriculture
Dartmouth Institute receives PCORI award to study use of decision aids in breast cancer treatment
A research team at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to conduct a research project that is likely to change the way women and their doctors make decisions about breast cancer surgery. The project will compare care that incorporates the use of two effective decision aid with usual care received by women newly diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Contact: Paige Stein
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
NJIT receives grant to help protect New Jersey communities and ecosystems against flooding
The Center for Resilient Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology, part of the university's College of Architecture and Design, has received a two-year grant from the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium to develop ways to protect ecosystems and their surrounding communities from flood waters.
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
New UK consortium to explore use of magnetic skyrmions in data storage
The use of nanoscale magnetic whirlpools, known as magnetic skyrmions, to create novel and efficient ways to store data will be explored in a new £7 million research program led by Durham University.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
UTA psychologist studies how fluctuating hormones affect female vulnerability to cocaine addiction
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are studying how fluctuating estrogen levels make females increasingly sensitive to the rewarding effects of cocaine and ultimately, vulnerable to cocaine addiction.
National Institutes of Health
Personalized virtual brains: Big data -- big theory
The brain is an highly complex system, much remains to be known about the way in which individual components of the brain interact in order to produce cognitive performance. A team of researchers at Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin are using personalized simulations to help them uncover the nature of the internal processes involved. Their work is being funded by the European Research Council, which has allocated a total of €1.87 million over five years.
European Research Council
Alzheimer's Association issues $7 million challenge to scientists to speed drug discovery
The Alzheimer's Association, in partnership with a fundraising initiative led by philanthropist Michaela 'Mikey' Hoag, announces a new $7 million investment in clinical trials that target brain inflammation as an innovative avenue for Alzheimer's disease therapy.
Alzheimer's Association, Part the Cloud
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants fellowships to 17 top young scientists
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting innovative early career researchers, named 17 new Damon Runyon Fellows at its spring Fellowship Award Committee review. The recipients of this prestigious, four-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation announces Klerman-Freedman Prizes
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced the winners of its annual Klerman & Freedman Prizes, recognizing exceptional clinical and basic research by scientists who have been supported by NARSAD Young Investigator Grants. The grants enable early career scientists to pursue innovative ideas in neurobiological and psychosocial research, garner pilot data and generate 'proof' of concept for the early detection, treatment, prevention and cure of mental illnesses.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
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