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Public Release: 4-Nov-2015
Institute for Study of Human Flourishing fosters human well-being and development
At the heart of the newly-created University of Oklahoma Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing is the belief that humans flourish when they develop their fullest potential as rational and moral creatures living in healthy communities. Funded by a $2.95 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation and OU, the primary mission of the Institute is to advance the science of virtue, improve the flourishing of OU students and all Oklahomans.
John Templeton Foundation

Contact: Jana Smith
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 4-Nov-2015
UTA leads technology to create SMART bandage tool to help monitor, heal wounds
The University of Texas at Arlington is developing a sensing and therapeutic tool that will help doctors and other healthcare workers better monitor and heal patients' complex wounds more quickly.
Texas Medical Research Collaborative

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 4-Nov-2015
Genomic project gets $7.3 million to breed Canadian winter-hardy honeybees
Canada's honeybees, imported mostly from warm southern climes, are dying in the Canadian cold. Bee genomics expert Professor Amro Zayed of York University, along with Leonard Foster of the University of British Columbia, is leading a project to protect Canada's honeybees by developing a winter-hardy, disease-resistant breed. Their project has been awarded $7.3 million in joint government-industry funding.
Genome Canada, Ontario Genomics, Genome Alberta, Genome Quebec, University of British Columbia, BC Ministry of Agriculture, BC Honey Producers Association

Contact: Sandra McLean
416-736-2100 x22097
York University

Public Release: 4-Nov-2015
AHA Research & Innovation Reception
Pennsylvania researchers and innovators granted $4.34 million by American Heart Association
The AHA is proud to award outstanding achievements and innovation in the Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware region with $4.34 million in research grants. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Philadelphia, grants were awarded to researchers from Drexel University, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, Widener University and Thomas Jefferson University.

Contact: Lauren Rose
American Heart Association

Public Release: 4-Nov-2015
O'Neill Institute, WOLA to examine public health approaches to legalizing marijuana
The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law, in collaboration with the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), has received a grant from Open Philanthropy Project to help develop guidelines on how states, countries, and other jurisdictions that opt to legalize cannabis for medical or recreational purposes can create regulatory frameworks, consistent with the goals of legalization, that will work effectively to protect and promote the public health.
Open Philanthropy Project

Contact: Karen Teber
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law

Public Release: 4-Nov-2015
Therapies against biowarfare subject of $7.6 million Defense grant to Pitt vaccine scientists
The US Department of Defense has awarded a $7.6 million grant to a collaborative group of scientists in the University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research for groundbreaking work that could lead to countermeasures against bioterrorism attacks.
US Department of Defense

Contact: Allison Hydzik
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 4-Nov-2015
NIH grant helps SMU, U-Maryland combat pediatric asthma
A pair of SMU psychology professors working with University of Maryland engineers have been awarded a National Institutes of Health grant in October that will bring nearly $2 million to their joint project to create a wearable device for pediatric asthma patients that helps them avoid asthma triggers.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kenny Ryan
Southern Methodist University

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
Electrical engineer's work may signal better wireless connections
The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $2 million to support three projects by electrical engineering professor Dr. Aria Nosratinia and his scientific collaborators.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Chaz lIlly
University of Texas at Dallas

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
Artificial kidney research advances through UCSF collaboration
Development of a surgically implantable, artificial kidney has received a $6 million boost, thanks to a new grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Contact: Laura Kurtzman
University of California - San Francisco

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
The new wave in wireless communication
UCSB researchers take aim at the potential bottleneck created by the flood of shared multimedia content on wireless networks.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
Professor receives grant to seek a cure for a leading cause of death in children under 5
Lesly Temesvari, an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Fulbright Scholar in Clemson University's biological sciences department, has been awarded a two-year, $290,400 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Lesly Temesvari
Clemson University

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
Einstein and Berkeley receive $4.25 million from NIH for next-generation gene imaging
Now that researchers have successfully sequenced the human genome, understanding how those genes operate is one of the next great challenges. To that end, Albert Einstein College of Medicine is taking the lead role in a five-year, $4.25 million grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health to develop tools that can image genes and the proteins for which they code.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Contact: Deirdre Branley
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
Vanderbilt University Medical Center receives NIH grant to develop artificial kidney
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $6 million grant to investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to develop an implantable artificial kidney.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Craig Boerner
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
Grant establishes center for 3-D structure and physics of the genome at UMMS
The University of Massachusetts Medical School has been awarded a five-year, $15 million grant from the National Institutes of Medicine Common Fund to establish the Center for 3-D Structure and Physics of the Genome. The center is part of the NIH's 4-D Nucleome Program, an interdisciplinary effort comprising 29 research teams across the country with the goal of mapping the three-dimensional architecture of the human genome and how this organization changes over time -- the fourth dimension.
National Institutes of Medicine Common Fund, NIH/National Cancer Institute, NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Contact: Jim Fessenden
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
WSU Spokane researcher to lead study of Affordable Care Act, people with disabilities
A Washington State University researcher will lead a $2.5 million examination of the federal Affordable Care Act's impact on what may be the largest group in need of its services: people with disabilities.
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research, US Department of Health and Human Services

Contact: Jae Kennedy
Washington State University

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
$5 million for international neuroscience 'dream team'
A 'dream team' of experts in sensors, electronics, data analysis and neuroscience has been awarded a $5 million grant to help unravel the mysteries of the brain and cross-train an international group of neuroscientists and engineers.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Katherine McAlpine
University of Michigan

Public Release: 3-Nov-2015
Announcing the AAAS Community Engagement Fellowship program
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced Tuesday that it will establish a new fellowship program in community engagement with the support of a $772,995 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Contact: Gavin Stern
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
Chapman University granted $1.5 million by Department of Energy to study climate change
Chapman University is the recipient of a nearly $1.5 million Department of Energy (DoE) grant as part of a larger DoE project designed to understand climate change impacts in peatland ecosystems.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Sheri Ledbetter
Chapman University

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
Dartmouth, NSF aim to turn America's rural libraries into STEM centers
Dartmouth College will use a $3 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to further help small, rural libraries nationwide to improve public understanding of science.
National Science Foundation

Contact: John Cramer
Dartmouth College

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
Columbia to lead Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub
Columbia University will lead a $1.25 million NSF-funded project to share data, tools and ideas for tackling some of the big challenges facing the northeastern United States.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Kim Martineau
Columbia University

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
Entering the strange world of ultra-cold chemistry
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a $900,000 grant from the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research to study the unusual chemical and physical properties of atoms and molecules at ultra-cold temperatures approaching absolute zero -- the temperature at which all thermal activity stops.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Contact: John Toon
Georgia Institute of Technology

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
NIH awards 2 Georgia State biologists $2.4 million
Georgia State University biologists have received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the effect of diabetes on cardiovascular disease.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Brian Mullen
Georgia State University

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
Georgia Tech and UNC to lead effort that applies big data solutions to regional challenges
The Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina's Renaissance Computing Institute will co-direct a new, national effort to develop a Big Data Regional Innovation Hub serving 16 southern states and the District of Columbia.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Tara La Bouff
Georgia Institute of Technology

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
TSRI team wins $1.8 million to study early events in cancer metastasis
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have been awarded a grant of more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to investigate the molecular machinery involved in metastasis. This basic research could one day point to new approaches to help patients.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Madeline McCurry-Schmidt
Scripps Research Institute

Public Release: 2-Nov-2015
The Miriam Hospital gets NIH grant to study phone-based mindfulness to help those living with HIV
The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital has received a $146,000 research project grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health to explore whether telephone-delivered mindfulness training can help individuals living with HIV better cope with stress, anxiety and depression; increase their adherence to antiretroviral therapy; and promote healthy behaviors.
NIH/National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Contact: Elena Falcone-Relvas

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