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Public Release: 20-May-2016
Fulbright grant will fund research of women's sexual health literacy in West Africa
Eusebius Small, a UTA assistant professor in the School of Social Work, will use a Fulbright award to study factors that contribute to HIV incidence in young women in Sierra Leone.
Fulbright

Contact: Bridget Lewis
blewis@uta.edu
817-272-3317
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Web-based tool will provide individualized care plan for osteoarthritis patients
Researchers at UMass Medical School are developing a web-based, decision-support tool for osteoarthritis patients that will provide individualized, evidence-based information in real time to guide optimal knee and hip care, including joint replacement.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Contact: Lisa Larson
lisa.larson@umassmed.edu
508-856-2689
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 20-May-2016
UTA faculty member receives $308,000 grant to fight heart disease in women
A new University of Texas at Arlington assistant professor of kinesiology has received a $308,000, four-year grant from the American Heart Association to study the root causes of a heart condition that damages tiny coronary arteries in women.
American Heart Association

Contact: Lekan Oguntoyinbo
olalekan.oguntoyinbo@uta.edu
817-272-2292
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 20-May-2016
EPSRC commits £15 million for formulation manufacturing research
New research projects that aim to improve the complex formulation processes used to manufacture products such as toothpastes, inhalers, films that coat solar cells and pharmaceuticals are to receive significant funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Seven projects, involving researchers at 16 universities across the UK and over 40 industrial and academic partners, will share £15 million in grants that cover a wide range of research.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
pressoffice@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-404
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Public Release: 19-May-2016
SBA grant establishes UTA center to help veterans with entrepreneurial skills
The University of Texas at Arlington College of Business has been awarded a two-year, $500,000 Small Business Administration grant to establish a Veterans Business Outreach Center that will offer educational, training and consulting services to veterans who are starting a business or franchise.
Small Business Administration

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 19-May-2016
USDA announces $3.8 million in grants and additional $7 million available for critical research to prevent childhood obesity
Six universities have been awarded nearly $4 million in funding by the US Department of Agriculture to help fight obesity and improve the health of our nation's children, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today. Secretary Vilsack also announced that USDA is accepting applications for up to $7 million for additional projects next year.
US Department of Agriculture

Contact: Kelly Flynn
kelly.flynn@nifa.usda.gov
202-445-3465
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 19-May-2016
UB partners with University of Zimbabwe to launch $1.3 million HIV research program
To train future HIV researchers, the University at Buffalo and University of Zimbabwe have partnered to form the HIV Research Training Program, supported by a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health John E. Fogarty International Center.
NIH/Fogarty International Center

Contact: Marcene Robinson
marcener@buffalo.edu
716-645-4595
University at Buffalo

Public Release: 19-May-2016
£124,950 for global collaboration to address UK security threats
A total of £124,950 has been awarded to the University of Huddersfield from the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), to look into people's views, experiences and concerns if faced with the dilemma of whether to report to the authorities that someone close to them has become involved in violent extremist activity.
Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats, Economic and Social Research Council

Contact: Nicola Werritt
n.c.werritt@hud.ac.uk
01-484-473-315
University of Huddersfield

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Women Deliver 4th Global Conference
Nine innovations to improve early brain development in the developing world -- helping kids thrive
Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, and partners announce investments in nine innovations to nurture the cognitive development of children in developing countries. The investments will go to projects projects in Africa, Central/South America and Asia. The largest investment -- $1 million to be matched by 'Saving Brains' partners -- will expand in West Africa the use of 'Kangaroo Mother Care' a proven technique to save and nurture low-weight, premature babies.
Grand Challenges Canada, Saving Brains

Contact: Liam Brown
liam.brown@grandchallenges.ca
647-328-2021
Grand Challenges Canada

Public Release: 18-May-2016
NIH names Johns Hopkins a Center of Excellence for bioethics research
The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics will lead a university-wide team looking at the ethical, legal and social implications of applying genomics to research on, and prevention and treatment of, infectious disease, funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute.
NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

Contact: Leah Ramsay
lramsay@jhu.edu
202-642-9640
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Public Release: 18-May-2016
American Association of Anatomists commits $750,000 to support research funding mechanism
The American Association of Anatomists has announced a new funding mechanism to support scientific research proposals related to the anatomical sciences. The Fellows Grant Award Program will support proposals submitted to national or international funding agencies (e.g., NIH, NSF) that were scored, and generally well-received, but did not receive funding.
American Association of Anatomists

Contact: Elizabeth Austin
eaustin@anatomy.org
301-634-7906
American Association of Anatomists

Public Release: 18-May-2016
The Samfund to receive ASTRO Survivor Circle Grant
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected The Samfund, a Boston-based cancer organization, to receive one of two ASTRO 2016 Survivor Circle Grants.
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Contact: Erin L. Boyle
erin.boyle@astro.org
703-839-7336
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 18-May-2016
USDA announces $21 million available for bioeconomy research and development
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of $21 million to support the development of regional systems in sustainable bioenergy and biobased products, as well as education and training for the next generation of scientists that will expand availability of renewable, sustainable goods and energy.
US Department of Agriculture

Contact: Kelly Flynn
kelly.flynn@nifa.usda.gov
540-270-2259
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 18-May-2016
Queen's researcher leads study on using selenium to aid recovery from cardiac surgery
SodiUm SeleniTe Administration IN Cardiac Surgery (SUSTAIN) study will test the effect of high-dose selenium on patient recovery, occurrence of post-surgical complications.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Contact: Chris Armes
chris.armes@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 x77513
Queen's University

Public Release: 18-May-2016
$2.5 million boost for lymphoma research through Tanoto Foundation
The SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre announced today that a S$2.5 million Tanoto Foundation Professorship in Medical Oncology has been conferred to Assoc Prof Lim Soon Thye, Head and Senior Consultant of the Division of Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre Singapore; and Assistant Dean at Duke-NUS Medical School.
Tanoto Foundation

Contact: Anjana Krishna
anjana.krishna.kumar@singhealth.com.sg
65-637-78056
SingHealth

Public Release: 17-May-2016
Vanderbilt University awarded $4 million grant to examine 'genetic privacy'
Researchers at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have received a four-year, $4-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a new center for the study of privacy concerns associated with the use of genomic information, the NIH announced today May 17.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Bill Snyder
william.snyder@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-4747
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Public Release: 17-May-2016
UTA researcher to employ scanning laser to measure road aggregate microtexture
A University of Texas at Arlington engineer is working with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute to assess whether scanning lasers can accurately measure microtexture of aggregates, which are used in asphalt and concrete mixtures.
Texas Department of Transportation

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 17-May-2016
Mason researchers keep networks moving to stay safe from hacker attacks
Imagine burglars have targeted your home, but before they break in, you've already moved and are safe from harm. Now apply that premise to protecting a computer network from attack. Hackers try to bring down a network, but critical tasks are a step ahead of them, thanks to complex algorithms. The dreaded 'network down' or denial of service message never flashes on your screen.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Michele McDonald
mmcdon15@gmu.edu
703-993-8781
George Mason University

Public Release: 17-May-2016
UTHealth receives $1.55 million grant from the New York Life Foundation
The New York Life Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1.55 million grant to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center for Youth to establish the GIFT (Grief-Informed Foundations of Treatment) network, a multi-site practice-research network that will refine, evaluate and validate assessment tools for grieving children to identify the appropriate support or intervention needed.
The New York Life Foundation

Contact: Deborah Lake
deborah.m.lake@uth.tmc.edu
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 17-May-2016
NIH funds new studies on ethical, legal and social impact of genomic information
The National Institutes of Health have awarded four institutions approximately $15 million to support research projects on the ethical, legal and social questions raised by advances in genomics research and the increasing availability of genomic information. The awards will fund researchers at interdisciplinary centers through the National Human Genome Research Institute's Centers of Excellence in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research program.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Steven Benowitz
Steven.Benowitz@nih.gov
301-402-0911
NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

Public Release: 17-May-2016
NTU Singapore launches S$42 million 3-D printing research center
Nanyang Technological University has launched a new S$42 million research center that will develop innovative solutions in 3-D printing.
National Research Foundation Singapore

Contact: Lester Kok
lesterkok@ntu.edu.sg
65-679-06804
Nanyang Technological University

Public Release: 17-May-2016
UTSA professors receive grant to study San Antonio storm water
Marcio Giacomoni, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and Heather Shipley, associate professor and chair of the UTSA Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio, have received a $42,800 grant from the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance and San Antonio River Authority to support top-tier research on how storm water can be decontaminated and used by the San Antonio community.
The Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance, San Antonio River Authority

Contact: Joanna Carver
joanna.carver@utsa.edu
210-243-4557
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 16-May-2016
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces $130 million available for foundational agricultural research, education and extension
The US Department of Agriculture today announced that $130 million in funding is available for research, education, and extension projects to support sustainable, productive and economically viable plant and animal production systems, including certified organic production.
US Department of Agriculture

Contact: Kelly Flynn
kelly.flynn@nifa.usda.gov
202-445-3465
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 16-May-2016
World's richest source of oceanographic data now operational at Rutgers
The data center for the pioneering Ocean Observatories Initiative, which collects and shares data from more than 800 sophisticated instruments and a transmission network across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, is now operating at Rutgers University.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Ed Tate
edward.tate@rutgers.edu
848-445-3153
Rutgers University

Public Release: 14-May-2016
Landmark Lions project to provide genome sequencing to hundreds of Aussie kids with cancer
Hundreds of Australian children with high-risk cancer will have access to new genome sequencing technologies that could guide their treatment, following the announcement today of substantial Lions Club funding for the Lions Kids Cancer Genome Project -- an important new component of the Zero Childhood Cancer Program for diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.
Lions Club International Foundation, Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation

Contact: Meredith Ross
m.ross@garvan.org.au
61-043-987-3258
Garvan Institute of Medical Research

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