Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced that it has been selected by the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation to publish its journal, the American Journal of the Medical Sciences, as of January 2016.
Dell today announced its extended partnership with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to help clinical researchers and doctors globally expand the reach and impact of the world's first FDA-approved precision medicine trial for pediatric cancer. The renewed commitment includes an additional $3 million Dell grant to support continued collaboration with TGen and support the Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium's expanded pediatric cancer clinical trials in EMEA, starting with sites in France and Lebanon.
For at least three days this month, Philadelphia will be the Silicon Valley of biotech. Nearly 40 startups and small businesses funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with innovative biomedical technologies based on fundamental research will be in Philadelphia June 15-18 at the 2015 BIO International Convention, the world's largest gathering of the biotechnology industry.
The College Board and the National Science Foundation are announcing an extension of their partnership to support teachers and schools in offering the new Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course in the fall of 2016.
A new video series released today takes viewers on a journey to unlock the mysteries of the brain and better understand how this complex organ functions. Produced by NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBCUniversal News Group, in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), the series, 'Mysteries of the Brain,' covers the latest research in neuroscience and profiles the scientists who are leading it.
Technological innovation -- as essential as ever for economic growth -- now occurs in a rapidly changing global and local context. To identify the emerging models of technological innovation that will propel US competitiveness in the coming decades, the Council on Competitiveness is beginning the Exploring Innovation Frontiers Initiative with support from the National Science Foundation.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management, a new multi-specialty, peer-review journal that provides high-quality information and research findings on operational and system-based approaches to ensure safe, coordinated, and high-value patient care immediately preceding, during, and soon after medical procedures. The first issue of this quarterly journal is scheduled for publication in September 2015.
A new web-based community portal, www.MyApnea.Org, is recruiting patients, caregivers and those at risk for sleep apnea to join a growing community of patients and researchers to better understand sleep apnea through information sharing, support and research.
Arizona State University and Banner Health today announced a new research alliance to advance the scientific study, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Argonne National Laboratory recently signed an agreement with Arizona State University that will facilitate a broad portfolio of research shared between the two institutions. The five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) will establish a structure for Argonne and ASU to pursue novel research in areas including decision-making based on climate variability and uncertainty, the impacts of global population dynamics and urbanization, the challenges of renewable energy practices, and creating innovative solutions to problems in energy, education and sustainability.