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Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
Florida Breast Cancer Foundation funds UM study of stress management in breast cancer treatment
The next step in that research, which will be funded by the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation for a two-year period, is to identify the cellular and molecular changes that could explain these effects, according to Dr. Michael Antoni, professor in the Department of Psychology at the UM College of Arts and Sciences, and co-leader of the Cancer Prevention Control and Survivorship program at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center The grant will support Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami.
Florida Breast Cancer Foundation

Contact: Annette Gallagher
a.gallagher1@umiami.edu
305-284-1121
University of Miami

Public Release: 11-Jul-2014
New professorship in tissue engineering links molecular engineering, marine biology
The University of Chicago is creating a new professorship in tissue engineering to promote innovative work at the University's Institute for Molecular Engineering and the Marine Biological Laboratory, supported by a $3.5 million donation from the Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation.
Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation

Contact: Jeremy Manier
jmanier@uchicago.edu
773-702-8187
University of Chicago

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
A start-up at NJIT develops bleeding-control gel for brain surgery
Endomedix, a start-up company housed at the New Jersey Institute of Technology's business incubator, received a $1.4 million federal grant to develop a spray-on gel that surgeons will use to staunch bleeding during brain surgery.
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Contact: Robert Florida
robert.florida@njit.edu
201-725-6435
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
UH Case Medical Center awarded $4.7 million grant from HHS
The US Department of Health and Human Services has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer. Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique model developed at UH to enhance care for adult cancer patients with late-stage disease, significant comorbidities, or demonstrated need for high health care utilization.
US Department of Health and Human Services

Contact: Alicia Reale
alicia.reale@uhhospitals.org
University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
BrightFocus Foundation announces 55 new grantees in Alzheimer's and vision research
BrightFocus Foundation announces the recipients of new research grant awards, offered to 55 scientists in 19 states, the District of Columbia, and five foreign countries. BrightFocus research grants for 2014 now total more than $8.7 million.

Contact: Alice L. Kirkman
akirkman@brightfocus.org
240-778-5563
BrightFocus Foundation

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
LA BioMed project to provide access to high-quality care for patients with diabetes
Grant funds new program to improve health care for patients with diabetes.
The California Community Foundation

Contact: Laura Mecoy
Lmecoy@labiomed.org
310-546-5860
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed)

Public Release: 9-Jul-2014
Penn mesothelioma program receives $8 million NCI grant
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Roswell Park Cancer Institute have received an $8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the effects of photodynamic light therapy in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Lee-Ann Donegan
leeann.donegan@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5660
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 9-Jul-2014
The University of Gothenburg recruiting 2 more international top researchers
The Swedish Research Council has decided to support the recruitment of computational linguist Shalom Lappin and philosopher Paul Russell with SEK 189 million (EUR 20 million). This is the first time a faculty of humanities and arts is allocated funding from the Council's grant program to attract internationally leading researchers to Sweden. To date, the Council has presented 16 grants, of which the University of Gothenburg has received four.
The Swedish Research Council

Contact: Press Office
fredrik.bragesjo@gu.se
46-076-618-4938
University of Gothenburg

Public Release: 9-Jul-2014
DARPA awards UCLA $15 million to restore lost memory
The UCLA Program in Memory Restoration has been awarded up to $15 million by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for a four-year project aiming to help brain-injured people restore lost memory functions.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Kim Irwin
kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-2262
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences

Public Release: 9-Jul-2014
DARPA selects Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory
The Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore memory, DARPA officials announced this week.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Ken Ma
ma28@llnl.gov
925-423-7602
DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
Save, don't kill: SLU pediatrician to develop educational video game for training military physician
A game-based educational tool will train physicians on emergency room pediatric cases.
Department of Defense Office of Naval Research

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

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
Boston University researchers receive NIH funding for genetic research in Alzheimer's disease
Boston University School of Medicine received major funding from the National Institute on Aging as part of a national effort to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against and contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk.
National Institute on Aging/NIH

Contact: Gina DiGravio
gina.digravio@bmc.org
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
EPA funds free, online environmental enforcement training
Funded by a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas launched a free, online training program to strengthen civil and criminal environmental and public health enforcement efforts at the local, county, state, and tribal levels.
US Environmental Protection Agency

Contact: Beth Kuhles
kuhles@shsu.edu
936-294-4425
Sam Houston State University

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
Outstanding Monash chemist to strengthen international research ties
A leading chemist from Monash University has been chosen as one of only eight scientists globally to receive a prestigious international fellowship. Professor Leone Spiccia from the School of Chemistry was recently awarded the Helmholtz International Fellow Award.

Contact: Lucy Handford
lucy.handford@monash.edu
Monash University

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
ASN Foundation for Kidney Research funds $2.8 million in research grants
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research will fund $2.8 million in original, meritorious research in 2014 to improve care for the more than 20 million Americans with kidney disease, and for kidney patients worldwide.
American Society of Nephrology, ASN Foundation for Kidney Research

Contact: Adrienne Lea
alea@asn-online.org
202-503-6560
American Society of Nephrology

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
$12.6 million NIH grant to study genetics of Alzheimer's disease
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging to identify rare genetic variants that may either protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Karen Kreeger
karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5658
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
AOSSM 2014 Annual Meeting
AOSSM presents prestigious research awards at annual meeting
In order to recognize and encourage cutting-edge research in key areas of orthopedic sports medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) will present 10 research awards and seven grants during its Annual Meeting, July 10-13 in Seattle, WA. As a leader in orthopedic sports medicine, AOSSM annually provides more than $350,000 to research initiatives and projects around the country.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
Boston University researchers and collaborators receive $12.6 million NIH grant for AD
Researchers from the Biomedical Genetics division of the Boston University School of Medicine are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to identify rare genetic variants that may either protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Gina DiGravio
gina.digravio@bmc.org
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
CWRU and collaborators receive $12.6 million NIH grant to study genetics of Alzheimer's
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to identify rare genetic variants that may either protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Jessica Studeny
jessica.studeny@case.edu
216-368-4692
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
NIH funds next step of cutting-edge research into Alzheimer's disease genome
Teams of scientists will use support from the NIH to conduct research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease, analyzing how genome sequences may contribute to increased risk or protect against the disease. The NIH awarded grants for using innovative new technologies and computational methods for the analysis. The scientists also will seek insights into why some people with known risks do not develop the disease.
NIH/National Institute on Aging, NIH/National Human Genome Research Instiutute, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Peggy Vaughn
nianews3@mail.nih.gov
301-496-1752
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
$12.6 million NIH grant to study genetics of Alzheimer's disease
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to identify rare genetic variants that may either protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Karen Kreeger
karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5658
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
5G innovation at the University of Surrey helps secure 5m investment to boost region-wide growth
The announcement today of Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership's successful bid for 5m of Government funding to support innovation in 5G technology, as a key component of its regional growth plan, is warmly welcomed by the University of Surrey.

Contact: Amy Sutton
a.sutton@surrey.ac.uk
01-483-686-141
University of Surrey

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
Researchers receive $12.6 million NIH grant to study genetics of Alzheimer's
Researchers from Columbia University are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to identify rare genetic variants that may either protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Karin Eskenazi
ket2116@cumc.columbia.edu
212-342-0508
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 4-Jul-2014
DFG to fund 5 new research units
The German Research Foundation is establishing five new Research Units. This was decided by the Senate of the DFG at a session during the 2014 Annual Meeting at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main. The research collaborations will offer researchers the possibility to pursue current and pressing issues in their research areas and to establish innovative work directions.

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

Public Release: 3-Jul-2014
Do probiotics help kids with stomach bugs?
To better understand probiotics' capabilities, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are leading a nationwide clinical trial to determine whether one of the most commonly used probiotics can safely and effectively treat infants and toddlers suffering from acute gastroenteritis, otherwise known as stomach virus or 'stomach flu.'
NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Contact: Elizabethe Holland Durando
elizabethe.durando@wustl.edu
314-286-0119
Washington University School of Medicine

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