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Public Release: 25-Sep-2014
Inhaled form of oxytocin to manage bleeding after childbirth in developing nations
International public and private organizations are accelerating development of an innovative heat-stable and low-cost inhaled form of oxytocin to manage postpartum hemorrhage in resource-poor settings.

Contact: Lode Roels
lode.roels@grandchallenges.ca
416-673-6570
Grand Challenges Canada

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Colorado cancer experts launch plan with Japan for US carbon-ion radiotherapy center
Colorado cancer researchers and medical doctors on Wednesday announced they are launching a $200,000 feasibility study as a key step to building the nation's first carbon-ion radiotherapy research and treatment facility in Aurora, where they and colleagues hope to investigate and provide to patients leading-edge radiation therapy that is effective against the deadliest cancers and now is available only in Europe and Japan.

Contact: Mark Couch
mark.couch@ucdenver.edu
303-724-5377
University of Colorado Denver

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Project aims to turn mobile phones into detectors of disease-spreading insects
The Virtual Vector Project already has built an ingenious prototype to recognize species of triatomine bugs that spread Chagas disease, endemic in much of rural Mexico, Central America and South America.
University of Kansas Office of the Provost

Contact: Brendan M. Lynch
brendan@ku.edu
785-864-8855
University of Kansas

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
University of Minnesota-developed drug for rigid muscles moves ahead in clinical trials
A new formulation for a University of Minnesota-developed drug targeted at rare disorders is under development, with the potential to help a small number of Americans each year. The new formulation of the drug baclofen is designed to prevent serious complications that can occur when drug delivery is interrupted.

Contact: Miranda Taylor
tayl0551@umn.edu
612-626-2767
University of Minnesota Academic Health Center

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research
Elsevier announces the launch of open-access journal: Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal: Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research.

Contact: Darren Sugrue
d.sugrue@elsevier.com
31-204-853-506
Elsevier

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Preventive Medicine
Elsevier announces the launch of open-access journal: Preventive Medicine Reports
Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of a new peer-reviewed open-access journal, Preventive Medicine Reports.

Contact: Sacha Boucherie
Newsroom@elsevier.com
31-204-853-564
Elsevier

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
New ISERV tool enables rapid view of Earth images from space
One of NASA's tools for effective Earth observation has been orbiting our planet for more than 15 years -- the ISERV camera -- the International Space Station SERVIR Environmental Research and Visualization System.

Contact: Laura Niles
Laura.E.Niles@nasa.gov
281-244-7069
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 24-Sep-2014
Celgene Global Health and DNDi expand collaboration
Celgene Global Health, a division of Celgene Corporation, and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) strengthen their collaboration with a four-year Research Collaboration Agreement to identify and optimize new drug candidates for the treatment of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Celgene will provide DNDi with new data and resources to accelerate clinical development of new treatments for patients with NTDs.

Contact: Violaine Dällenbach
vdallenbach@dndi.org
41-794-241-474
Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Academia Sinica, UC Davis sign agreement on exchanges and tech transfer
UC Davis and Academia Sinica of Taiwan have entered into a collaborative agreement to develop a unique educational and scientific exchange program that couples cutting-edge research with opportunities to translate innovative technologies and commercially relevant discoveries into new companies.

Contact: Andy Fell
ahfell@ucdavis.edu
530-752-4533
University of California - Davis

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Interactive map reveals rooftop reflectance for 5 California cities
Berkeley Lab scientists use aerial imagery to create an interactive map that displays the solar reflectance (also known as albedo) of individual roofs in Bakersfield, Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose.

Contact: Dan Krotz
dakrotz@lbl.gov
510-486-4019
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Eureka Therapeutics raises $21 million in Series C to expand cancer immunotherapy pipeline
Eureka Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the company has secured $21 million in a Series C Financing. The new funding will be used to expand the Company's cancer immunotherapy pipeline and advance its lead programs to clinical development. New investor Yuan Capital led the round, with participation from Majuven and all existing major investors, including Acorn Campus Ventures, Suma Venture and Harbinger Venture Capital.

Contact: Elisa Pan
admin@eurekainc.com
510-654-7045
Eureka Therapeutics, Inc.

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
NREL Industry Growth Forum attracts clean energy entrepreneurs and investors
Thirty clean energy companies will present their business cases to a panel of investors and industry experts Oct. 28-29 in Denver, as the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory hosts its annual Industry Growth Forum.

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
Getting to the root of the problem in space
Plant biology investigations called Petri Plants explore the fundamental genetic mechanisms plants use to adapt to a microgravity environment.

Contact: Laura Niles
Laura.E.Niles@nasa.gov
281-244-7069
NASA/Johnson Space Center

Public Release: 23-Sep-2014
XenOPAT, mouse models for personalized cancer treatment
On Sept. 8, the company XenOPAT SL, a spin-off of the Institute of Biomedical Research and the Catalan Institute of Oncology was established with the aim of bringing the company the latest scientific developments to the service combating cancer with two main branches: the development of new drugs and advance the implementation of personalized cancer treatments. In the area of personalized medicine, XenOPAT offers the possibility of generating a orthoxenograft tumor from a patient so that we can identify the treatment that offers the maximum guarantees of response for each patient.

Contact: Arantxa Mena
amena@idibell.cat
34-932-607-282
IDIBELL-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
Safely on the road in electric cars
Efficient, subcompact vehicles with electric drives provide an excellent opportunity to push forward electromobility. However, traffic experts warn that the current safety standards of the L7E vehicle class are not sufficient for wide-scale deployment in traffic. Researchers of the Visio.M consortium's 'Safety' subproject have accepted this challenge and are now demonstrating how even light and efficient electric vehicles can achieve an acceptable level of safety.
German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Contact: Dr. Andras Battenberg
battenberg@zv.tum.de
49-892-891-0510
Technische Universitaet Muenchen

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
Modern Day Marine: ONR features technology for marines of the future
From virtual training to laser weapons, the Office of Naval Research this week is showcasing a range of technologies at Modern Day Marine exposition that will prepare Marines as they continue to face an increasingly complex security landscape.

Contact: Peter Vietti
onrpublicaffairs@navy.mil
703-696-5031
Office of Naval Research

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
Broad physician coalition urges Congress to extend Medicaid pay parity
The efforts and leadership of Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) to ensure access to vital primary care services were lauded yesterday by the American College of Physicians and 20 other organizations, representing internal medicine and related subspecialties. A letter sent to the senators applauds them for introducing the Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act, S. 2694.

Contact: David Kinsman
dkinsman@acponline.org
202-261-4554
American College of Physicians

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
WEGA fusion experiment passed on to the USA
The small WEGA fusion device at Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics (IPP) in Greifswald is being handed over to the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The 'Wendelstein-Experiment in Greifswald für die Ausbildung' (Wendelstein Experiment in Greifswald for Training) is making room for the Wendelstein 7-X large-scale device. Urbana is succeeding Greifswald, Stuttgart and Grenoble as fourth site for the sturdy device.
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Government of the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, European Union

Contact: Isabella Milch
milch@ipp.mpg.de
Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik (IPP)

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
The Jackson Laboratory and BIDMC announce multifaceted affiliation
The Jackson Laboratory and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have established a new academic, research and service relationship to advance cancer research and patient care and accelerate personalized genomic medicine.

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bprescot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 22-Sep-2014
Growing scientists: World's future jobs are rooted in STEM
Malaysia today became a founding partner in the Global STEM Alliance, a new high-tech multi-million dollar initiative dedicated to promoting young talent in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) around the world led by the New York Academy of Sciences. With the goal of developing over 1,000,000 aspiring STEM leaders in more than 100 countries by 2020, the initiative will create a host of learning opportunities, including student connections and networking online with senior international mentors.

Contact: Terry Collins
tc@tca.tc
416-538-8712
Terry Collins Assoc

Public Release: 21-Sep-2014
NTU starts international consortium to develop new materials for sporting goods
Nanyang Technological University has set up an international consortium to develop innovative materials and process for sports products.

Contact: Lester Kok
lesterkok@ntu.edu.sg
65-679-06804
Nanyang Technological University

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