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Public Release: 4-Aug-2016
Engineering adult stem cells to regenerate tissue twice as fast
Kelly Schultz, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Lehigh University, received a three-year NIH grant to study how cells remodel their microenvironment -- a crucial step toward engineering cells to move through synthetic material and tissue more quickly for faster wound healing and tissue regeneration.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Lori Friedman
Lehigh University

Public Release: 4-Aug-2016
Southwest National Primate Research Center at Texas Biomed receives $40 million NIH grant
The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) at Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) was awarded more than $40 million for a National Institutes of Health P51 grant through 2021 to continue research programs using nonhuman primates (NHP) as part of the National Primate Research Center (NPRC) consortia.
NIH/Office of Research Infrastructure Programs

Contact: Lisa Cruz
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Public Release: 4-Aug-2016
NIH funds KOMP2 at the Jackson Laboratory
The National Institutes of Health will award a total of $28,305,235 to the Jackson Laboratory over five years to fund phase 2 of the Knockout Mouse Production and Phenotyping Project (KOMP2).
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Joyce Peterson
Jackson Laboratory

Public Release: 4-Aug-2016
AGA establishes NIH-funded registry to track fecal microbiota transplants
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) announces that it has received funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health to launch the first national registry assessing short- and long-term patient outcomes associated with fecal microbiota transplantation.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Rachel Shubert
American Gastroenterological Association

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
Georgia State Center for Leadership In Disability receives grant for Autism Research
The Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University has won a federal grant to study the relationship between nature walks and behaviors associated with autism stress responses in children.
US Department of Agriculture Forest Service's National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge

Contact: Dena Smith
Georgia State University

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
Squash and science: A new pathway to STEM success
Boston University School of Medicine's CityLab program has received a Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institutes of Health. The $1.3 million grant will support a new partnership that combines afterschool squash training and academic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) enrichment programs.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Gina DiGravio
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
ASTRO awards $275,000 in grants to support early career researchers in radiation oncology
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected four early career scientists to receive a total of $275,000 in research awards, including one winner of the ASTRO Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award and three recipients of ASTRO Resident/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grants.
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Contact: Erin L. Boyle
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
Federal grant to Rice targets ovarian cancer
Rice University bioengineer Junghae Suh has been awarded a prestigious R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health to research the use of viruses to fight ovarian cancer.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: David Ruth
Rice University

Public Release: 3-Aug-2016
Synaptec senses growth opportunities with six figure investment
A spinout company from the University of Strathclyde has secured funding from one of Scotland's leading angel syndicates to help it break into the renewable energy and subsea markets.
Equity Gap

Contact: Lucy Smith
University of Strathclyde

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
Alaska research center moves science from bench to bedside
Alaska and Montana have formed a collaborative clinical and translational research center to address the health priorities of Alaska Native and American Indian people.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Marie Thoms
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
UTA Institute of Urban Studies to develop proposals for growth at Dallas Executive Airport
The city of Dallas has tapped the University of Texas at Arlington to examine how future enhancements at the airport in south Oak Cliff could spur economic growth and enhance the quality of life for surrounding neighborhoods.
City of Dallas

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
Penn Alzheimer's Disease Center to receive $8.8 million in NIH funding
The University of Pennsylvania's Alzheimer's Disease Core Center has been awarded an estimated $8.8 million over five years from the National Institute on Aging to continue its mission of investigating mechanisms, diagnostics, treatments and strategies for Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias including Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia, Lewy Body dementia and frontotemporal lobar degeneration.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Lee-Ann Donegan
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
Secretary Vilsack announces $36.5 million for specialty crop investments
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced 19 grants totaling $36.5 million for research and extension to support American farmers growing fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops including floriculture.
US Department of Agriculture

Contact: Kelly Flynn
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
Dartmouth Institute receives PCORI award to study use of decision aids in breast cancer treatment
A research team at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to conduct a research project that is likely to change the way women and their doctors make decisions about breast cancer surgery. The project will compare care that incorporates the use of two effective decision aid with usual care received by women newly diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Contact: Paige Stein
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
NJIT receives grant to help protect New Jersey communities and ecosystems against flooding
The Center for Resilient Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology, part of the university's College of Architecture and Design, has received a two-year grant from the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium to develop ways to protect ecosystems and their surrounding communities from flood waters.
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium

Contact: Tanya Klein
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
New UK consortium to explore use of magnetic skyrmions in data storage
The use of nanoscale magnetic whirlpools, known as magnetic skyrmions, to create novel and efficient ways to store data will be explored in a new £7 million research program led by Durham University.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Contact: Dionne Hamil
Durham University

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
UTA psychologist studies how fluctuating hormones affect female vulnerability to cocaine addiction
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are studying how fluctuating estrogen levels make females increasingly sensitive to the rewarding effects of cocaine and ultimately, vulnerable to cocaine addiction.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Louisa Kellie
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
Personalized virtual brains: Big data -- big theory
The brain is an highly complex system, much remains to be known about the way in which individual components of the brain interact in order to produce cognitive performance. A team of researchers at Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin are using personalized simulations to help them uncover the nature of the internal processes involved. Their work is being funded by the European Research Council, which has allocated a total of €1.87 million over five years.
European Research Council

Contact: Dr. Petra Ritter
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Public Release: 2-Aug-2016
Alzheimer's Association issues $7 million challenge to scientists to speed drug discovery
The Alzheimer's Association, in partnership with a fundraising initiative led by philanthropist Michaela 'Mikey' Hoag, announces a new $7 million investment in clinical trials that target brain inflammation as an innovative avenue for Alzheimer's disease therapy.
Alzheimer's Association, Part the Cloud

Contact: Michael Campea
Alzheimer's Association

Public Release: 1-Aug-2016
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants fellowships to 17 top young scientists
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting innovative early career researchers, named 17 new Damon Runyon Fellows at its spring Fellowship Award Committee review. The recipients of this prestigious, four-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Contact: Yung S. Lie, PhD
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Public Release: 1-Aug-2016
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation announces Klerman-Freedman Prizes
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced the winners of its annual Klerman & Freedman Prizes, recognizing exceptional clinical and basic research by scientists who have been supported by NARSAD Young Investigator Grants. The grants enable early career scientists to pursue innovative ideas in neurobiological and psychosocial research, garner pilot data and generate 'proof' of concept for the early detection, treatment, prevention and cure of mental illnesses.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: Nadine Woloshin
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Public Release: 29-Jul-2016
Data center wins $25 million NIH grant to find ways to improve clinical trials
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences is bestowing the grants in its push to make clinical trials more efficient and get translational research findings into clinical use faster.
NIH/National Center for the Advancing of Translational Science

Contact: Phil Sahm
University of Utah Health Sciences

Public Release: 29-Jul-2016
NSF commits $35 million to improve scientific software
Scientists increasingly rely on computers to gain insights about the world through simulations, data analytics or visualizations that use scientific software. Today, the National Science Foundation announced two major awards to establish Scientific Software Innovation Institutes. The awards, totaling $35 million over five years, will support the Molecular Sciences Software Institute and the Science Gateways Community Institute, both of which will serve as long-term hubs for scientific software development, maintenance and education.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 29-Jul-2016
Northwell Health awarded $1.5m to test home-based pulmonary rehab for Hispanic patients
Feinstein Institute received $1.5 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study home-based pulmonary rehabilitation.

Contact: Emily Ng
Northwell Health

Public Release: 29-Jul-2016
MSU to lead multi-university language learning effort
Michigan State University will use a three-year $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead a multi-university research project to improve the teaching of less commonly taught languages, or LCTLs.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Contact: Kristen Parker
Michigan State University

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