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Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
NIH and VA address pain and related conditions in US military personnel and veterans
Thirteen research projects totaling approximately $21.7 million over five years will explore nondrug approaches to managing pain and related health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, drug abuse, and sleep issues. The effort seeks to enhance options for the management of pain and associated problems in US military personnel, veterans, and their families. NIH's NCCAM and NIDA and the US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Division provided funding for this initiative.
NIH/National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse, US Department of Veterans Affairs/Health Services Research and Development Division

Contact: Katy Danielson
nccampress@mail.nih.gov
301-496-7790
NIH/National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Syracuse's new cooling system heats up physics research
A physicist in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences has received a major grant to support ongoing work in quantum information science. Britton Plourde, associate professor of physics, is the recipient of a $230,000 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program award from the Army Research Office. The award enables him to acquire a cryogen-free adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator for the College's Department of Physics.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Rob Enslin
rmenslin@syr.edu
315-443-3403
Syracuse University

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
NIH announces network to accelerate medicines for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus
The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to 11 research groups across the United States to establish the Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Network.
National Institutes of Health, AbbVie, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi, Takeda, the Arthritis Foundation, the Lupus Foundation of America, the Lupus Research Institute/Alliance for Lupus Research, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation.

Contact: Trish Reynolds
reynoldsp2@mail.nih.gov
301-496-8190
NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Scripps Research Institute scientists awarded $7.9 million to develop artificial immune system
Scientists from both campuses of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded a total of $7.9 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US Department of Defense. The two teams will build what is, in essence, an artificial immune system.
DOE/Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Madeline McCurry Schmidt
madms@scripps.edu
858-784-9254
Scripps Research Institute

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
UTHealth researchers to assess asthma risk in health care workers
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health have been awarded a four-year, $1.3 million grant by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to study how the risk of asthma has changed for health care workers in Texas over the last 10 years.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIH/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

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

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Pitt drug discovery researchers receive $5.8 million federal grant to build 3-D liver model
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have been selected by the National Institutes of Health to develop a microfluidic, 3-D human liver model for drug efficacy and toxicity testing as part of the organization's Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Anita Srikameswaran
SrikamAV@upmc.edu
412-578-9193
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Grant to help find why people reveal information online
Penn State researchers have received a $262,383 grant from the National Science Foundation to better understand why people disclose or withhold private information during online transactions.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Matt Swayne
mls29@psu.edu
814-865-9481
Penn State

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Researchers aim to improve educational software through speech and emotion detection
North Carolina State University researchers have won a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve educational software by enabling it to assess facial expression, body language, speech and other cues to better respond to a student's emotional state during the learning process.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Matt Shipman
matt_shipman@ncsu.edu
919-515-6386
North Carolina State University

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Case Western Reserve University on track to become No. 1 synchrotron lab in world
Case Western Reserve University's synchrotron facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory is on its way to becoming the No. 1 beamline facility for biology in the world by early 2016, thanks to a jumpstart grant of $4.6 million from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, a component of the National Institutes of Health.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Science Foundation, US Department of Energy

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

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Protecting our processors
The National Science Foundation and Semiconductor Research Corporation today announced nine research awards to 10 universities totaling nearly $4 million under a joint program focused on Secure, Trustworthy, Assured and Resilient Semiconductors and Systems.
National Science Foundation, Semiconductor Research Corporation

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

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
UW-Madison team developing 'tissue chip' to screen neurological toxins
A multidisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research is creating a faster, more affordable way to screen for neural toxins, helping flag chemicals that may harm human development.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: James Thomson
jthomson@morgridge.org
608-316-4348
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
NIH funds next phase of Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program
The National Institutes of Health will award funds to support the next phase of its Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program to improve ways of predicting drug safety and effectiveness. Researchers will collaborate over three years to refine existing 3-D human tissue chips and combine them into an integrated system that can mimic the complex functions of the human body.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Geoff Spencer
spencerg@mail.nih.gov
301-435-0888
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
BU receives NSF grant to develop 'smart city' cloud platform
Boston University's Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering has received funding from the National Science Foundation to develop a 'smart-city' cloud platform designed to streamline and strengthen multiple municipal functions.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Kira Jastive
kjastive@bu.edu
617-358-1240
Boston University

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
New NIH/DOE grant for life science studies at NSLS-II
A new grant just awarded by the National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Energy will fund the operation of a suite of powerful experimental tools for Life Sciences research at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, US Department of Energy

Contact: Karen McNulty Walsh
kmcnulty@bnl.gov
631-344-8350
DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Heels for a cause: FFANY, QVC present $240,000 from shoe sales to Pitt researchers
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York and QVC recently presented $240,000 for breast cancer research to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.
Fashion Footwear Association of New York, QVC

Contact: Jennifer C. Yates
YatesJC@upmc.edu
412-647-9966
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
New supplemental awards apply sex and gender lens to NIH-funded research
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $10.1 million in supplemental funding to bolster the research of 82 grantees to explore the effects of sex in preclinical and clinical studies.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Anne Rancourt
anne.rancourt@nih.gov
301-451-7058
NIH/Office of the Director

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