Research will focus on hurricane-related psychosocial stressors, such as grief, separation from home and loved ones, loss of income, and limited access to medical care, which can result in immediate health impacts.
CSU Monfort Professor and Associate Professor of Chemistry Melissa Reynolds is sharing in a $3.4 million grant from the Department of Defense for developing better treatments for acute lung injuries, particularly in the context of military combat and medical emergencies. She has teamed with Dr. Andriy Batchinsky, a trauma surgeon who oversees research laboratories at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research and the Geneva Foundation.
Olga Boukrina, PhD, research scientist in Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, has received a $10,000 grant from the Mabel H. Flory Charitable Trust.
Morris Animal Foundation is extending $850,000 in support to wildlife research through grants to 13 studies. The studies cover a diverse set of critical health challenges, including lead poisoning, a newly discovered cancer and stress from management activity.
Mountain snowpack is melting earlier, leaving water regulators searching for new approaches and farmers concerned about the risk to their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday awarded $4.9 million to an interdisciplinary team of researchers from five institutions in three states, to help stakeholders find solutions.
Climate change, population growth and other factors mean that Western water allocation strategies may benefit from changes over the long term. To bring scientific veracity to these inevitable changes, researchers at Colorado State University, in partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno; Desert Research Institute; Northern Arizona University; and Arizona State University have received a $4.9 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
The Department of Biological Sciences' Dannie Durand is one of 29 recipients of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) 'Understanding the Rules of Life' grants. The grants are part of a $15 million investment by the NSF to address some of the greatest challenges to understanding the living world.
One man's trash is another man's treasure, as the saying goes. If things go to plan, feces from registered and thoroughly tested healthy donors will in a few years be the standard treatment for the bacterium Clostridium difficile at Danish hospitals. This is the goal of a research project that is being backed by the Innovation Fund Denmark to the tune of DKK 17 million -- USD 2.7 million -- in the period 2019-2023.
Dr. Li Deng of Helmholtz Zentrum München has been awarded a Starting Grant of the European Research Council (ERC). The scientist intends to tackle antimicrobial resistance by fighting bacteria with their natural enemies -- the viruses. The grant is endowed with nearly 1.5 million euros for five years.
A Brown-led research team will develop machine-learning software to accelerate the supercomputer simulations used to design new materials and direct key chemical reactions.