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Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
Drug that improves blood flow may help find cause of exercise intolerance in cystic fibrosis
A little white pill may help scientists learn why patients with cystic fibrosis have less exercise capacity than their peers, even if their lungs are relatively healthy.
National Institutes of Health, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Contact: Toni Baker
tbaker@gru.edu
706-721-4421
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
Education program on classroom management strategies receives $3.5 million DOE grant
The University of Houston Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline (CMCD) program, part of the College of Education, is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Science to study how CMCD strategies affect the behavior and achievement of Houston-area elementary students.
US Department of Education

Contact: Marisa Ramirez
mrcannon@uh.edu
713-743-8152
University of Houston

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
SNMMI 2014-2016 Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship recipients announced
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014-2016 SNMMI Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship.
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Contact: Kimberly Brown
kbrown@snmmi.org
703-652-6773
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
NSF renews grant for biological physics research at Rice
Rice University has received a five-year, $11.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics.
National Science Foundation

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
Case Western Reserve University wins grant to improve lifetime performance of ceramic fuel cells
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University received an $800,000 Department of Energy grant to study how to make one type of fuel cell -- solid oxide fuel cells -- last longer. The fuel cells suffer losses of efficiency and output as they age.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Kevin Mayhood
kevin.mayhood@case.edu
216-534-7183
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
Researchers awarded $1.5 million to develop software to process solar astronomy data on larger scale
Researchers in Georgia State University's new Astroinformatics program have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to develop software tools that can process large sets of solar astronomy data and allow scientists to perform analyses on scales and detail levels that have not been possible.
National Science Foundation

Contact: LaTina Emerson
lemerson1@gsu.edu
404-413-1353
Georgia State University

Public Release: 29-Aug-2014
$1.25 million NIH grant to aid research on impact of heroin use
The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work is the recipient of a 5-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health to study the long-term use and health consequences of heroin use. Additionally, the grant provides resources to create the infrastructure that will support future research endeavors.
NIH/National Institute of Drug Abuse

Contact: Marisa Ramirez
mrcannon@uh.edu
713-743-8152
University of Houston

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Mobile app makes ID of harmful plants, insects in Texas a snap
A free mobile app from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center helps ID harmful organisms in Texas.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Contact: Barbra Rodriguez
brodriguez@wildflower.org
512-232-0105
University of Texas at Austin

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
CPRIT awards UT Southwestern faculty $26 million in prevention, research, and recruitment grants
UT Southwestern faculty have received 19 grants totaling more than $26 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to expand cancer screenings, investigate the effectiveness and viability for cancer therapies and radiation.
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

Contact: Russell Rian
russell.rian@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Ebola vaccine trials fast-tracked by international consortium
A candidate Ebola vaccine could be given to healthy volunteers in the UK, The Gambia and Mali as early as September, as part of an series of safety trials of potential vaccines aimed at preventing the disease that has killed more than 1,400 people in the current outbreak in West Africa.
Wellcome Trust, Medical Research Council, NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, UK Department for International Development

Contact: Christopher Hardwick
chardwick@som.umaryland.edu
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
EuropeanPioneers: 4.5 million Euros of EU funds for startups
Over the next two years, the EU funding program 'EuropeanPioneers' will support 25 startups and SMEs in the European Union with a total of 4.5 million Euros. The scheme targets businesses active in the fields of Smart City Services, Social Connected TV, Pervasive Gaming and E-Learning.
EuropeanPioneers

Contact: Katrin Berkler
katrin.berkler@iais.fraunhofer.de
49-224-114-2252
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
Center for Leadership in Disability awarded $600,000 grant
Georgia State University's Center for Leadership in Disability has received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration to support implementation of the Autism Plan for Georgia, aimed at improving services for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder.
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration

Contact: Maria Pinkelton
mpinkelton@gsu.edu
404-413-1425
Georgia State University

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
CWRU astronomers win time on Hubble to study galaxy formation
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University and Youngstown State University will use the Hubble Space Telescope to take a close look at the outskirts of the spiral galaxy M101 and test current understanding of galaxy formation.
NASA, Space Telescope Science Institute

Contact: Kevin Mayhood
kevin.mayhood@case.edu
216-534-7183
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
Pilot program aims to improve cancer screening, specialty care in community health centers
Three locations will each receive $100,000 in funding to launch pilot programs to improve colorectal cancer screening rates and follow-up care for patients served by community health centers.
Walgreens Way to Well Commitment

Contact: David Sampson
david.sampson@cancer.org
American Cancer Society

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center awarded $18 million grant
Outstanding basic research, a growing focus on translating discoveries into treatments, and a dedication to patient care have earned the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center of Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital an $18 million, five-year Cancer Center Support Grant from the National Cancer Institute.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Lucky Tran
lt2549@columbia.edu
212-305-3689
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
NSF expands the National Innovation Network with 2 new I-Corps nodes
The National Science Foundation has awarded two major grants to further expand and support a national network of public-private partnerships to transition fundamental science and engineering discoveries to the marketplace under the Innovation Corps program.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Sarah Bates
sabates@nsf.gov
703-292-7738
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Researching fundamental rhythms of life
Casey Diekman, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology, is helping to gain greater insight into the biological clock that sets the pace for daily life.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Tanya Klein
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
ASTRO selects 2 California cancer patient support organizations to receive Survivor Circle grants
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected two California-based cancer patient support groups, Kids Konnected and the Breast and Gyn Health Project, to receive ASTRO's 2014 Survivor Circle grants.
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Contact: Michelle Kirkwood
press@astro.org
703-286-1600
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Hebew SeniorLife researcher receives $4.5 million grant to test videos for advance directives
A new NIH-funded project will assess whether videos can help nursing home residents, family members and staff have the difficult but important conversations about advanced directives for care.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Jennifer Davis
jdavis@hsl.harvard.edu
617-363-8282
Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research

Public Release: 25-Aug-2014
Rice University computer scientists receive NSF grant to develop cloud-computing tools
A National Science Foundation grant of $1.2 million funds the development of new cloud computing resources by computer scientists at Rice University.
National Science Foundation

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

Public Release: 25-Aug-2014
Virus, zebrafish enable scientists to map the living brain
A virus and a zebrafish are helping scientists map the living brain. 'You can kinda draw a diagram and see how cells within it are connected in a functioning brain,' said Dr. Albert Pan, neuroscientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. 'This will help us see how wiring is laid and how it functions.'
NIH/National Eye Institute

Contact: Toni Baker
tbaker@gru.edu
706-721-4421
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

Public Release: 25-Aug-2014
Rice's OpenStax College will add 10 new titles by 2017
Rice University-based publisher OpenStax College today announced $9.5 million in philanthropic grants from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Rice alumni John and Ann Doerr and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to add 10 titles to its catalog of free, high-quality textbooks by 2017.
Laura and John Arnold Foundation, John and Ann Doerr, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

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