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Public Release: 5-Jan-2015
NIH grants aim to decipher the language of gene regulation
NIH has awarded more than $28 million to researchers to decipher the language of how and when genes are turned on and off. These awards are from the Genomics of Gene Regulation program of the National Human Genome Research Institute. Researchers will study gene networks and pathways in body systems, such as skin, immune cells and lung. The resulting insights into the mechanisms may ultimately lead to new avenues for developing treatments for diseases.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Steven Benowitz
NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

Public Release: 5-Jan-2015
£103,000 research of electron transfer among hydrogen-bonded dimers
The Leverhulme Trust award is for a project entitled Electron transfer between hydrogen bonded 'dimers of dimers' and will enable the appointment of post-doctoral research fellow -- a specialist in synthetic, inorganic chemistry.
Leverhulme Trust

Contact: Nicola Werritt
University of Huddersfield

Public Release: 5-Jan-2015
Pfizer grants Georgia State $850,000 to combat smoking in China
Pfizer Inc. has granted nearly $850,000 to Georgia State University's School of Public Health to partner with Chinese health officials to expand tobacco control efforts to major cities in China.
Pfizer Inc.

Contact: Anna Varela
Georgia State University

Public Release: 30-Dec-2014
Speeding up Ebola drug production
Researchers at the University of California, Davis will explore ways to speed production of the Ebola drug with a $200,000 rapid-response grant from the National Science Foundation.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Andy Fell
University of California - Davis

Public Release: 30-Dec-2014
New liver cancer target is a protein that accelerates inflammation
Hepatitis, alcohol consumption, and even obesity can produce chronic inflammation in the liver and set the stage for cancer. A $1.6 million National Cancer Institute grant will help scientists to determine what enables the deadly transformation and block it. They have their sights on the protein, TREM-1, which accelerates inflammation.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Toni Baker
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

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