The Keck School of Medicine of USC has received a $2.2 million NIH grant to fund research on healing difficult bone injuries.
The American Sleep Medicine Foundation has chosen two sleep scientists to receive research awards, and two dentists also have been selected to receive research awards from the ASMF through a new partnership with the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals and the March of Dimes announced today that Ferring has committed $10 million to support the network of five March of Dimes Prematurity Research Centers that are discovering the biological causes of preterm birth, and to establish a new European-based Center.
Physician practices in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire will receive grant funding this year from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's Quality Grants Program. Harvard Pilgrim's 18th annual grant program will fund 14 initiatives designed to improve care delivery and reduce costs within a variety of care delivery models. Over the past 17 years, Harvard Pilgrim has funded over 270 initiatives totaling more than $19 million dollars
Manuel Valiente, head of the Brain Metastasis Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), has been funded in the 2017 grant cycle by the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the largest private funder of melanoma research. The research, titled 'Blocking melanoma brain metastasis by targeting the microenvironment', will focus on investigate actionable targets that will lead to more efficient design of anticancer treatments for patients with metastatic melanoma to the brain.
Alfonso Apicella, assistant professor of biology at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has received a $257,250 grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services to support his research in communication between the two halves of the brain.
Portland State biologist Ken Stedman has received a $540,000 grant from NASA to study the evolution of viruses, which may shed light on how viruses form, adapt and infect hosts.
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $4.7 million in available funding to support agricultural science programs at non-land-grant universities. Funding is made through NIFA's Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program (NLGCA).
A group of institutions led by Penn State has received nearly $2.2 million for the first year of a planned four-year, $5 million project aimed at developing a model for engaging communities and stakeholders to ensure adequate supplies of good-quality water both for and from agriculture.
Yi 'Leaf' Zhang, an assistant professor in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER grant to help community college transfer students more easily and quickly attain degrees in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM fields.