A team of researchers from Vanderbilt University's schools of law, medicine and management has received a five-year research grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the Department of Health and Human Services to develop and test 'safe harbor' standards of care based on scientific evidence.
Daniel Casella, M.D., a urologist at Children's National, was honored with an AUA Mid-Atlantic Section William D. Steers, M.D. Award, which provides two years of dedicated research funding that he will use to better understand the genetic causes for hypospadias.
Supported by a grant from the NSF, a researcher from the University of Kansas is developing technology to monitor and prevent overheating in lithium-ion batteries.
'Recommendation engines can be unfair in that they may recommend beneficial products to some users but not others ... '
Flexible interconnection of power, heat, and gas promises to make the future energy system more sustainable. This so-called sector coupling will now be tested under close-to-practice conditions at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Within the SEKO research project, a large-scale real-world laboratory including the corresponding properties and energy grids of KIT will be established. The new research infrastructure for sector coupling will be funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with more than EUR 6.5 million.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $10.7 grant to researchers from seven universities to work toward developing a vaccine for gonorrhea.
Today, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a total of $20 million in funding for innovative research and development in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
The NRG Oncology Statistics and Data Management Center (SDMC) was notified that the center will be awarded six more years of funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and will continue to serve the NCI National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) group NRG Oncology.
With a new grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, universities led by Virginia Tech will unite scientists, a range of health-care and service providers, and communities, including individuals in recovery, to confront the opioid problem, directly in the epicenter of the epidemic.
UTSA associate professor Becky Huang researches the development of language and literacy among school-age bilingual/dual language learners (DLLs) and how it affects their reading skills and success in the classroom. To expand on her work, Huang was awarded a three-year, $376,000 grant for a new project examining bilingual/DLLs in San Antonio.