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Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
Turning harmful gas into valuable fuels, chemicals
A University of California, Riverside researcher is leading a team that won a nearly $500,000 grant to study a process that transforms harmful greenhouse gas emissions into valuable fuels and chemicals by using a unique catalyst.
Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation

Contact: Sean Nealon
sean.nealon@ucr.edu
951-827-1287
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
Scientists awarded $2 million to study improvements in anti-diabetic drug design
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded $2.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the therapeutic potential of safer and more effective alternatives to the current crop of anti-diabetic drugs, which have been limited in their use due to side effects including bone loss and congestive heart failure.
National Institutes of Health

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

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
UTSA and Microsoft establish sustainable energy research and development pact
The University of Texas at San Antonio and Microsoft Corporation announced today a three-year agreement to research and develop sustainable technologies to make data centers more energy efficient and economically viable.

Contact: KC Gonzalez
kc.gonzalez@utsa.edu
210-441-9121
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
Environmentally compatible organic solar cells
Environmentally compatible production methods for organic solar cells from novel materials are in the focus of 'MatHero.' The new project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology aims at making organic photovoltaics competitive to their inorganic counterparts by enhancing the efficiency of organic solar cells, reducing their production costs and increasing their life-time. 'Green' processes for materials synthesis and coating play a key role. 'MatHero' is funded by the European Commission with an amount of EUR 3.5 million.
European Commission

Contact: Monika Landgraf
presse@kit.edu
49-721-608-47414
Helmholtz Association

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
Experimental Biology 2014
American Association of Anatomists 2014 award winners
The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) is honored to announce its 2014 award winners. All awards will be presented during the Closing Awards Ceremony being held at the San Diego Marriott Hotel on Tuesday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. during AAA's 2014 Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology.

Contact: Donovan Fox
dfox@anatomy.org
301-634-7906
American Association of Anatomists

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
German Research Foundation approves new priority program in the life sciences
The German Research Foundation has agreed to fund a new priority program 'Chemical Biology of Native Nucleic Acid Modifications,' which is coordinated by Mainz University.

Contact: Dr. Mark Helm
mhelm@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-25731
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
Five scientists awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the names of five internationally renowned scientists who have been awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes ($1 million prize money in total): Christopher Dobson (Biochemistry and biophysics), Kari Alitalo (Medicine), Jaap Sinnighe Damste (Environmental sciences), Aleida Assmann (History) and James McClelland (Cognitive science). The laureates receive the Heineken Prizes for their great merits to science.

Contact: Helena van Oers
helena.van.oers@knaw.nl
31-205-510-863
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience - KNAW

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Kessler Foundation scientists receive Biogen Idec grant to study actual reality in MS
John DeLuca, Ph.D., and Yael Goverover, Ph.D., O.T., received a grant 'Use of Actual Reality to Measure Everyday Life Functional Activity in Multiple Sclerosis' from Biogen Idec to study how persons with multiple sclerosis perform everyday life tasks. Dr. DeLuca is senior VP of Research & Training at Kessler Foundation. Dr. Goverover, an associate professor at New York University, is a visiting scientist at Kessler Foundation. She was a NIDRR-funded postdoctoral fellow at Kessler Foundation.
Biogen Idec

Contact: Carolann Murphy
CMurphy@kesslerfoundation.org
973-324-8382
Kessler Foundation

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Efficient analysis of small quantity of cells improves chances to understand disease
Chang Lu of Virginia Tech's Chemical Engineering Department has developed techniques that allow him to obtain reliable results over the course of disease development inside cells. The National Institutes of Health is a past supporter of this work, and just announced a new $1.3 million grant to further this work.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Contact: Lynn Nystrom
tansy@vt.edu
540-231-4371
Virginia Tech

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
The Pershing Square Foundation awards $17 million to Harvard University
Harvard University announced today that New York-based Pershing Square Foundation, founded by alumni Bill Ackman AB '88, MBA '92, and his wife, Karen Ackman, MLA '93, has awarded the University $17 million to catalyze the work of Harvard's Foundations of Human Behavior Initiative.

Contact: Peter Reuell
preuell@fas.harvard.edu
617-496-8070
Harvard University

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Better climate predictions within grasp
A proposed satellite mission -- that will improve our understanding of the consequences of climate change and could save the global economy up to $30 trillion -- has received funding to develop a more detailed design of the technology and identify partners. It is hoped the satellite could be in orbit in 3-5 years.

Contact: Alex Cloney
alex.cloney@proofcommunication.com
084-568-01872
National Physical Laboratory

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
British-American experimental physicist Stuart Parkin receives Millennium Technology Prize
Professor Stuart Parkin of the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California, USA, received the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize for his contributions to interdisciplinary materials research. The British-American experimental physicist is a Fellow of the Gutenberg Research College and an external member of the Graduate School of Excellence 'Materials Science in Mainz' at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Contact: Dr. Matthias Neubert
gfk@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-23681
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
OU History of Science department receives Sloan Foundation grant
The University of Oklahoma History of Science Department has received a $350,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in support of a project to build an innovative tool for collaborative research centered on the 100-year-old Isis Bibliography of the History of Science. The project is jointly supported by OU and the History of Science Society. The grant supports the first two years of development.
Sloan Foundation

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
ASU leads new national research network to study impacts of nanomaterials
The Environmental Protection Agency is establishing a new national research network to assess the potential environmental impacts of the engineered nanomaterials that are increasingly used in consumer products. The agency has awarded a $5 million grant to support the consortium, which will be based at Arizona State University.
US Environmental Protection Agency

Contact: Joe Kullman
joe.kullman@asu.edu
480-965-8122
Arizona State University

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
UTSA cybersecurity center collaborates on $800,000 FEMA grant to create cybersecurity consortium
The University of Texas at San Antonio Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security, the University of Arkansas System's Criminal Justice Institute and the University of Memphis' Center for Information Assurance have received a three-year, $800,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help states and communities prepare for, detect and respond to cyber attacks in a consistent manner.
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Contact: Kris Rodriguez
kris.rodriguez@utsa.edu
210-458-5116
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
34M injection offers new hope for anti-cancer medicines
The prospect of four new cancer medicines becoming a reality for patients has taken a huge step forward with the announcement of the largest healthcare investment by a European private biotech company in over a year.

Contact: Chris McGuigan
mcguigan@cardiff.ac.uk
07-969-235-241
Cardiff University

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
National Institutes of Health awards Mount Sinai contract to further influenza research
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded a team of researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai for the Center on Influenza Pathogenesis. This center is one of five centers participating in the Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Sid Dinsay
sid.dinsay@mountsinai.org
212-241-9200
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
Vermont study addresses treatments for waited-listed opioid-dependent individuals
A new University of Vermont study focuses on the development of a novel interim treatment program featuring five components to help opioid-dependent Vermonters bridge challenging waitlist delays.
NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

Contact: Jennifer Nachbur
jennifer.nachbur@uvm.edu
802-656-7875
University of Vermont

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
New SHEA Epi project winner to examine best practices in HAI surveillance
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America has announced Jason Lempp, M.P.H., CIC, as the winner of the third annual EPI Project Competition. Lempp was honored with the early investigator award for his project looking to determine if the Washington State Validation Protocol for central line-associated bloodstream infections can be a scalable, sustainable model for tracking and ensuring quality national data on healthcare-associated infections.

Contact: Kristy Weinshel
kweinshel@shea-online.org
703-684-1008
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
Princeton, PPPL join major arms-control project
Princeton University and the Princeton Plasma Physics Physics Laboratory have joined a $25 million consortium to address technology and policy issues related to arms control.
National Nuclear Security Administration

Contact: John Greenwald
609-243-2672
DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
INFORMS awards 2014 UPS George D. Smith to MIT LGO Program
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences has awarded its prestigious UPS George D. Smith Prize to the Leaders for Global Operations Program. The prize was announced at a banquet on Monday, April 1, in Boston at the 2014 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research.

Contact: Barry List
barry.list@informs.org
443-794-5182
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
Philosophy professor to study self-control with $4.5 million grant
Self-control is one of the most fundamental keys to success in life. But how does self-control work and how can it be improved?

Contact: Alfred R. Mele
amele@fsu.edu
850-644-0217
Florida State University

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
NCI award supports access to national clinical trials to test new treatment for adults
UT Southwestern has been selected as one of only 30 academic sites in the NCI National Clinical Trials Network, giving UTSW patients access to the cancer research trials sponsored by the NCI.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Patrick McGee
patrick.mcgee@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

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

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