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Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
Ferring Research Institute Inc. announces recipients of Ferring Innovation Grants
Ferring Research Institute Inc. today announced the recipients of the 2015 Ferring Innovation Grants. This global program awards each recipient $50,000 to support research in the fields of reproductive health, gastroenterology and/or urology.
Ferring Research Institute Inc.

Contact: Patrick Gorman
Ferring Research Institute

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
Our Oceans Summit
Chile to create Patagonia Marine Protected Area network
The government of Chile announced today at the Our Oceans Summit in Valparaiso its plan to design a network of Marine Protected Areas for the purpose of safeguarding Patagonia's whales, dolphins, sea lions, sea birds and other coastal biodiversity, an initiative that would expand the country's protected waters by 100,000 square kilometers (more than 38,000 square miles).
Waitt Foundation

Contact: John Delaney
Wildlife Conservation Society

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
UGA receives $8.2 million grant to support families in Georgia child welfare system
A team of University of Georgia faculty members, led by a researcher in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, has received an $8.2 million grant from the Administration for Children and Families, a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services, to improve the lives of children and families in the child welfare system in Georgia.
Administration for Children and Families

Contact: Ted Futris
University of Georgia

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
Basser Center for BRCA awards $375,000 in national grants for BRCA research
Penn Medicine's Basser Center for BRCA announced $375,000 in new grant funding to support BRCA-focused research projects across the nation. The grants are aimed at advancing the care of patients living with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.

Contact: Katie Delach
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
CWRU nurse scientist awarded $2.48 million to help families make critical-care decisions
A new $2.48 million federal grant will allow researchers at Case Western Reserve University to revise and test the effectiveness of an interactive avatar-based technology that helps users make end-of-life decisions well in advance of an ICU emergency.
NIH/National Institute for Nursing Research

Contact: Bill Lubinger
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
UMMS, academic partners awarded $20 million CDC grant to prevent ebola outbreak in Liberia
UMass Medical School and its partners at Boston Children's Hospital and other academic medical centers have been awarded $20 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand their efforts toward preventing another outbreak of Ebola or other highly contagious virus in Liberia.
Centers for Disease Control

Contact: Sarah Willey
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
Project aims to help brain fix itself
A multidisciplinary team of Rice University scientists backed by the National Science Foundation studies how neuronal networks form in the brain. They hope to learn how to manipulate natural systems to help treat stroke and neurodegenerative disease.
National Science Foundation

Contact: David Ruth
Rice University

Public Release: 6-Oct-2015
UC Davis granted $15.5 million to build world's first total-body PET scanner
The NIH has awarded a grant of $15.5 million to a UC Davis team to build the world's first total-body positron emission tomography (PET) scanner, which could fundamentally change the way cancers are tracked and treated and put the university on the nation's leading edge of molecular imaging.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Andy Fell
University of California - Davis

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
UC Davis researchers receive grant to study K-12 student readiness
University of California, Davis, researchers have been awarded nearly $5 million to find out how well the state prepares K-12 students for college and careers. The grant comes from the US Department of Education.
US Department of Education

Contact: Karen Nikos-Rose
University of California - Davis

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
Georgia State researcher gets $1.35 million to study effects of common food additive on body
Andrew Gewirtz, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.35 million federal grant to study how emulsifiers affect bacteria in the intestinal tract and cause chronic inflammatory diseases in the gut.
NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases

Contact: LaTina Emerson
Georgia State University

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
Professor Nanfang Yu wins DARPA Young Faculty Award for optoelectronics research
Columbia Engineering applied physics professor Nanfang Yu has won the prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award, which will support his work on metasurface-based flat optical modulators, using strong interactions between light and 2-D-structured materials to control light at will. Yu hopes to demonstrate spatial light modulators -- high-speed and lightweight optoelectronic devices -- that are crucial for light detection and ranging, technology useful for a wide range of applications, including remote sensing, navigation, and surveillance.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Holly Evarts
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
OU engineering professor leads NSF grant on infrastructure resilience
Whether it is malicious or an act of Mother Nature, an infrastructure attack could cripple the nation as more people depend on the interconnected services such as water, electricity, communication, transportation and health care.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Karen Kelly
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
NSF PIRE grant to translate science of language learning to education
Speaking two or more languages makes minds more open to learning and more flexible, and a $5 million dollar grant over five years from the National Science Foundation's Partnerships in International Research and Education aims to translate the science of language learning for education and the classroom.
National Science Foundation

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
Penn State

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
New centers help health workers fight deadly infections
The University of Illinois at Chicago has been selected as one of six research centers in the US to help develop a comprehensive new strategy to control Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases in health facilities.
Centers for Disease Control

Contact: Sam Hostettler
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
Cornell University prison education program to expand with Mellon grant
The Cornell Prison Education Program plans to expand to provide classes and degree programs in four regional prisons, establish a consortium of regional colleges and universities participating in prison education, and create a model college-in-prison network in the region with support from a $1 million, three-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Contact: Melissa Osgood
Cornell University

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
Pitt awarded federal grant to facilitate massive pulmonary clinical trials program
The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and School of Medicine investigators will be leading a $15 million, five-year federal initiative to manage national clinical trials aimed at developing new treatments for breathing disorders.
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Contact: Allison Hydzik
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
Early concept projects explore Internet-enabled manufacturing
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided more than $6.5 million in awards for research exploring ways to expand and ease access to manufacturing services. In 30 projects involving 28 universities, faculty and students will research, prototype and test new Web-based manufacturing operating systems and apps to run on them. Their new designs will ensure the interoperability, reliable execution, and security of cybermanufacturing systems while enabling easy access to them through, for instance, efficient architectures and protocols for networked manufacturing environments.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Sarah Bates
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
NIH establishes 4-D nucleome research centers and organizational hub at UC San Diego
Under its new 4D Nucleome Program, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund has awarded three grants totaling more than $30 million over five years to multidisciplinary teams of researchers at University of California, San Diego.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Heather Buschman
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
EU funding to support chronic lung disease research
Researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry are part of an international consortium which has received funding of almost €3 million from the EU Horizon 2020 programme, to investigate methods to prevent, diagnose and treat non-communicable lung disease (such as asthma and chronic pulmonary obstructive disorder - COPD) in low and middle income countries.
Horizon 2020

Contact: Andrew Gould
University of Plymouth

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
BIDMC Cancer Center and The Jackson Laboratory launch pilot grant program
Scientific teams from the BIDMC Cancer Center and JAX embark on seven new projects as part of comprehensive relationship to advance cancer research and accelerate personalized genomic medicine.

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
European funding grant boosts liberal arts at Warwick
The University of Warwick has been awarded a prestigious grant to develop the teaching of liberal arts degrees in partnership with a number of other European universities.

Contact: Lee Page
University of Warwick

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015
UT Dallas awarded $6.4 million grant to study PTSD treatment
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a four-year grant that could result in funding of up to $6.4 million to the Texas Biomedical Device Center at the University of Texas at Dallas to study a potential new therapy for individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. The project will explore a PTSD treatment that uses vagus nerve stimulation during exposure therapy to reduce the fear response.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Phil Roth
University of Texas at Dallas

Public Release: 2-Oct-2015
Montefiore and Einstein receive funding from the National Institutes of Health to research the impact of cognitive training on mobility
Montefiore and Einstein earned a $3.3 million grant from the NIH to research the impact of cognitive training on the mobility of sedentary seniors.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Deirdre Branley
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Public Release: 2-Oct-2015
UT Arlington researcher developing framework to detect damage to dams from earthquakes
A UT Arlington researcher is developing a comprehensive, reliability-based framework to analyze North Texas dams and detect damage from seismic activity.
Tarrant Regional Water District

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 2-Oct-2015
UTA wins $1 million grant to build large-scale, arc-heated hypersonic-testing facility
A University of Texas at Arlington aerospace engineering team will build the country's only university-based, arc-heated, hypersonic-testing facility for thermal protection systems through a new $1.01 million Defense University Research Instrumentation Program grant.
Office of Naval Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

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