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Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Grant awarded to study impact of pain medication exposure in the womb on developing brain
Scientists from the Florida campus of the Scripps Research Institute have been awarded a $472,500 Cutting Edge Basic Research Award by the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to study models of the brain development of newborns who have been exposed -- and become addicted -- to prescription pain medication while still in the womb.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Eric Sauter
esauter@scripps.edu
267-337-3859
Scripps Research Institute

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
NIH grant to further SLU research on link between prescription painkillers and depression
An epidemiologist explores which patients are more susceptible to depression.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Riya Anandwala
ranandwa@slu.edu
314-977-8018
Saint Louis University

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
$8.5 million contract will foster development of agriculture policy/programming in Ethiopia
The Agricultural Knowledge, Learning, Documentation and Policy Project contract awarded to Tufts University researchers will support evidence-gathering from a wide range of agriculture, livestock, nutrition and food security projects as part of USAID's Feed the Future initiative.
US Agency for International Development

Contact: Andrea Grossman
617-636-3728
Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Lemelson-MIT announces National Collegiate Student Prize Competition winners
The Lemelson-MIT Program today announced winners of the Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition, a nationwide search for the most inventive undergraduate and graduate students.
Lemelson Foundation

Contact: Stephanie Martinovich
smartino@mit.edu
617-258-0632
Lemelson-MIT Program

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Seven innovators from Peru receive $100,000 seed grants from Grand Challenges Canada
Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, today announced $100,000 seed grants to enable seven innovators from Peru to pursue promising bold ideas to help address pressing health issues in Peru. The grants were announced during the State Visit to Canada of His Excellency Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru.

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

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Joint Brazilian/US project to study formation of rain in the Amazon rainforest
Triggering rainfall in the Brazilian Amazon jungle is the focus of a Penn State/Brazilian project that is part of the GoAmazon program sponsored by the US Department of Energy and Brazilian agencies.
US Department of Energy

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
aem1@psu.edu
814-865-9481
Penn State

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Organization of cellular photosystems
A new DFG Research Unit will study the biogenesis of the complex membrane systems in which the light reactions of photosynthesis take place. The venture has been approved by the DFG and will receive funding amounting to nearly two million euros.
German Research Foundation

Contact: Luise Dirscherl
dirscherl@lmu.de
49-892-080-2706
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
New drug offers hope for devastating childhood disease
A powerful new drug which could relieve the symptoms of devastating childhood disease Rett syndrome is on the horizon thanks to a funding injection of £180,000.
International Rett Syndrome Foundation and Cure Rett

Contact: Philippa Walker
philippa.walker@bristol.ac.uk
44-117-928-8086
University of Bristol

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Onur Gunturkun wins 2014 Communicator Award
Biopsychologist Onur Gunturkun is the winner of this year's Communicator Award, conferred by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany. Professor Gunturkun, from the University of Bochum, was chosen for his exemplary approaches to communicating his research on the biological foundations for animal and human behavior to the general public and the media.

Contact: Marco Finetti
marco.finetti@dfg.de
49-228-885-2230
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
TGen Dr. Michael Barrett awarded $200,000 grant at national cancer conference in San Diego
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the American Association for Cancer Research awarded a $200,000 grant today to Dr. Michael Barrett of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Dr. Barrett, an Associate Professor in TGen's Clinical Translational Research Division, was one of 14 'outstanding scientists' across the nation named to receive a total of $5 million in grants for pancreatic cancer research.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, American Association for Cancer Research

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Rapid, broad countermeasures sought against mystery infections
A group of University of Washington scientists is seeking broad, versatile countermeasures effective against several different kinds of viruses and other pathogens. The investigators are part of a national push for faster responses to unexpected infectious agents. These include newly emerging, unknown pathogens, forgotten ones, those expanding beyond their usual geographic range, or dangerous new strains of old enemies like influenza.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Leila Gray
leilag@uw.edu
206-685-0381
University of Washington

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Identifying risk factors for corporate financial fraud
In the wake of the global financial crisis, Jennifer Schwartz, a Washington State University associate professor of sociology and expert in crime trends, has secured a grant for more than a half-million dollars to study the risk factors for corporate financial fraud.
US Department of Justice

Contact: Jennifer Schwartz
schwartj@wsu.edu
509-335-2657
Washington State University

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Hybrid technology could make Star Trek-style tricorder a reality
Scientists at the University of Southampton are aiming to develop a handheld testing device to provide same day diagnosis from a patient's bedside.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Contact: Glenn Harris
G.Harris@soton.ac.uk
44-023-805-93212
University of Southampton

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Saint Louis University receives $600,000 to study immune attacks gone awry
Saint Louis University researcher Daniel Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D., has been awarded $608,376 from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to gain a better understanding of how the autoimmune process that causes multiple sclerosis may be stopped or slowed down.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Contact: Carrie Bebermeyer
bebermcl@slu.edu
314-977-8015
Saint Louis University

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Children's National researchers receive NIH grant for pediatric acute myelogenous leukemia treatment
A $1.92 million grant from the National Institutes of Health was awarded to a research team that focuses on new approaches for treatment of relapsed pediatric acute myelogenous leukemia, led by Yang Liu, Ph.D., Bothworth Chair and Director of the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research (CCIR) at Children's Research Institute of Children's National Health System, and Reuven Schore, M.D., member of CCIR.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Joe Cantlupe
jcantlupe@childrensnational.org
202-476-4500
Children's National Medical Center

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
Pancreatic cancer 'dream team' tackles baffling, deadly disease
UC San Francisco has been selected to join a national 'dream team' on pancreatic cancer, part of a project designed to accelerate treatment and discoveries for one of the most deadly forms of cancer.
Stand Up To Cancer, Lustgarten Foundation, Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust, American Association for Cancer Research

Contact: Elizabeth Fernandez
elizabeth.fernandez@ucsf.edu
415-502-6397
University of California - San Francisco

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team announced
An $8 million grant over three years will fund research focusing on novel immunotherapies for pancreatic cancer.
Stand Up To Cancer, Lustgarten Foundation, Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust

Contact: Rick Buck
rick.buck@aacr.org
215-446-7162
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
Grant to improve wellness, preventive care for developmentally disabled
The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $4.4 million federal grant to find ways to improve wellness and preventive care for adults with developmental disabilities.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

Contact: Jeanne Galatzer-Levy
jgala@uic.edu
312-996-1583
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
SU2C, Farrah Fawcett Foundation announce new HPV translational research team grant
Research efforts will investigate approaches to develop novel immune therapies for HPV-associated cancers.
Stand Up To Cancer, Farrah Fawcett Organization, HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation

Contact: Rick Buck
rick.buck@aacr.org
215-446-7162
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
Bezos family donates $20 million to Fred Hutch to develop therapies that 'melt' cancer
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists striving for new cancer cures -- and the patients who stand to benefit from them -- got an enormous boost today when the Bezos family committed $20 million to support the development of novel cancer immunotherapies. It is the largest single contribution in Fred Hutch's history.
The Bezos family

Contact: Kristen Woodward
media@fredhutch.org
206-667-2210
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
Grant to study promotion of breastfeeding in Kenya
Researchers in Kenya and from Brown University will test a program aimed at promoting breastfeeding among mothers in a rural district in Kenya's north.
US Agency for International Development

Contact: David Orenstein
david_orenstein@brown.edu
401-863-1862
Brown University

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
Liverpool to develop sensors for Fukushima monitoring
Research at the University of Liverpool is developing new sensors for that will help the recovery and regeneration of the post-disaster Fukushima region and pave the way for improved monitoring and control of radioactivity at nuclear sites worldwide.
Natural Environment Research Council, Science & Technology Facilities Council

Contact: Jamie Brown
jamie.brown@liverpool.ac.uk
44-151-794-2248
University of Liverpool

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
$1.7 million NIH grant to Wayne State to discover treatments for methamphetamine-abuse
A Wayne State University professor recently received a nearly $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to explore whether proteasome and parkin -- two components of the ubiquitin-proteasome system -- are potential pharmaceutical drug targets that can be manipulated to promote survival and recovery of dopaminergic terminals after binge and chronic administration of toxic doses of methamphetamine.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Julie O'Connor
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu
313-577-8845
Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
New Stand Up To Cancer -- The Farrah Fawcett Foundation HPV Translational Research Team
The SU2C-Farrah Fawcett Foundation HPV Translational Research Team grant ($1.2 million over three years) for 'Therapeutic CD8 vaccines against conserved E7 HPV epitopes identified by MS,' focuses on patients with HPV-driven cancers (i.e., anal, cervical, head and neck) who relapse following initial therapy. Ellis L. Reinherz, M.D. and Robert I. Haddad, M.D. (Dana-Farber Institute) lead the team. The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation supporting the team by making an additional gift to SU2C.
Stand Up To Cancer, the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation

Contact: Jane Rubinstein
jrubinstein@eifoundation.org
646-386-7969
Entertainment Industry Foundation

Public Release: 7-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team announced
The Stand Up To Cancer-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team, 'Transforming Pancreatic Cancer to a Treatable Disease' -- $8 million over three years -- will develop new therapies to exploit patients' own immune cells to treat their cancers, led by Team Leader Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D. (Johns Hopkins University). Robert H. Vonderheide, M.D., Ph.D., (University of Pennsylvania) will co-lead. The team will be supported in part by a gift to Stand Up To Cancer from the Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust.
Stand Up To Cancer, Lustgarten Foundation, Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust

Contact: Jane Rubinstein
jrubinstein@eifoundation.org
646-386-7969
Entertainment Industry Foundation

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