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Public Release: 21-Oct-2016
RIT awarded grant to study a globally coordinated vaccine market
Rochester Institute of Technology received a three-year, $374,949 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for faculty-researcher Rubén Proaño to study and help design a coordinated decision-support system for the global procurement of vaccines.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Contact: Michelle Cometa
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 21-Oct-2016
Free migrant farmworkers clinic program awarded grant
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso has received a $351,721 continuing grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). This highly competitive grant, awarded through the THECB's Primary Care Innovation Grant program, recognizes innovative medical school programs that focus on increasing the number of primary care physicians in Texas.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Contact: Sergio Ramirez
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Public Release: 21-Oct-2016
New study to characterize methane emissions from natural gas compressor stations
Colorado State University, home to some of the world's top researchers on methane emissions, will lead a Department of Energy-supported project to analyze emissions from a specific part of the natural gas supply chain: compressor stations. The new project will help scientists develop a more complete picture of overall emissions.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Anne Manning
Colorado State University

Public Release: 21-Oct-2016
Kent State biologist nets grant to study calorie-burning process to fight obesity
A $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help biology professor Colleen Novak, Ph.D., from Kent State University's College of Arts and Sciences better understand how the body allocates energy and burns fat.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Dan Pompili
Kent State University

Public Release: 21-Oct-2016
UA receives $10.3 million to help unlock the mystery of Alzheimer's in women
Why do more women than men get Alzheimer's disease? In their quest to find the answer, neuroscientist Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D., and her colleagues in the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, have been awarded a $10.3 million five-year Program Project Grant from the National Institute on Aging.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Jean Spinelli
University of Arizona Health Sciences

Public Release: 21-Oct-2016
Research targets conflict over wind farming and renewable energy in Korea
Griffith University is undertaking a major international project to help address community conflict and disruption over wind farms and their implementation in Korea.
Australia-Korea Foundation

Contact: Stephanie Bedo
Griffith University

Public Release: 20-Oct-2016
Twenty-five life scientists join EMBO Young Investigator network
Heidelberg, 20 October 2016 - EMBO announced today the selection of 25 young researchers as EMBO Young Investigators. They join a network of 74 current and 382 past Young Investigators who represent some of the best young group leaders in the life sciences in Europe and beyond.

Contact: Tilmann Kiessling

Public Release: 20-Oct-2016
Women, diversity in STEM focus of ADVANCE grant to Clemson
With $3.4 M NSF grant, Clemson will increase women and underrepresented minorities in STEM, and increase diversity and inclusion across campus.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Clinton Colmenares
Clemson University

Public Release: 20-Oct-2016
Scripps awarded $2.9 million NIH grant to study text messaging in diabetes management
Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute has received a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund an innovative clinical trial that will use mHealth technology and text messaging to improve type 2 diabetes management among high-risk Hispanic patients in San Diego County.

Contact: Keith Darce
Scripps Health

Public Release: 20-Oct-2016
Teachers and students pair up to widen the STEM pipeline
NYU Tandon is issuing a call for NYC high schools to join a novel summer program that will bring together teams of teachers and their students who will learn robotics then take their knowledge back to their schools to establish elective courses in the STEM subjects. NSF's ITEST program recently awarded more than $1 million to the three-year project, which will combine robotics and entrepreneurial education to improve teacher practices and student outcomes.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Kathleen Hamilton
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
UTA researchers earn phase II TxDOT funding to model geothermal de-icing of bridges
A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington will test concepts it developed during the last year to use geothermal energy to make Texas bridges and overpasses safer during winter weather.
Texas Department of Transportation

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
U-M becomes training site for NIH career development program in emergency care research
The University of Michigan was recently awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health to establish an institutional career development program for advanced training in emergency critical care research.
NIH/National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute

Contact: Kylie O'Brien
University of Michigan Health System

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
NIFA awards $4.7 million for food safety outreach, education
The US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced more than $4.7 million in grants for food safety education, training and technical assistance projects for producers who are impacted by the new food safety guidelines established by the Food and Drug Administration under the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Contact: Kelly Flynn
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
New research could help build better hearing aids
Scientists at Binghamton University, State University of New York want to improve sensor technology critical to billions of devices made every year. With a three-year, $359,958 grant from the National Science Foundation, they will start by making a high-performance sensor and applying it to hearing aids.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Sherry Towfighian
Binghamton University

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine receive $2.6 million NIH grant to develop targeted cancer immunotherapies
Researchers, led by Steven Almo, Ph.D., and Chandan Guha, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have received a five-year, $2.6 million NIH grant to make immunotherapy agents that are more precise and effective at treating various types of cancers.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Deirdre Branley
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
NSF funds new projects to advance energy-efficient computing
The National Science Foundation and Semiconductor Research Corporation have jointly awarded $21.6 million for nine new projects to find revolutionary solutions that will enable more energy-efficient computing, from brain-inspired computer architectures to hybrid digital-analog designs.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Sarah Bates
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
Pitt to lead trauma network, up to $90M in Department of Defense-funded trauma research
The University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences has been awarded a US Department of Defense contract that could lead to $90 million in research over the next decade to improve trauma care for both civilians and military personnel.
US Department of Defense

Contact: Allison Hydzik
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 19-Oct-2016
Cook Medical donates $1 million to advance the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute
Cook Medical gives $1 million research grant to the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute to support new phase of growth for the Institute.
Cook Medical

Contact: Christy Denault
Indiana Biosciences Research Institute

Public Release: 18-Oct-2016
NIH awards $30M to Emory, Johns Hopkins, Colorado State for household air pollution study
The Rollins School at Public Health at Emory University, in collaboration with the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and Colorado State University, has been awarded $30 million over five years for a multi-country randomized controlled field trial to assess the impact of cleaner burning cooking stoves on household air pollution and health in four low- and medium-income countries. 
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Contact: Melva Robertson
Emory Health Sciences

Public Release: 18-Oct-2016
Can we find more benign nanomaterials?
University of Iowa chemist Sara Mason has won a grant to access a supercomputer network funded by the US National Science Foundation. Mason's group will use its time to better define the atom-to-atom interactions of various nanoparticles, hoping to learn more about the particles' effects on energy, the environment, and human health.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Richard Lewis
University of Iowa

Public Release: 18-Oct-2016
CHLA awarded grant to study immunotherapy resistance in neuroblastoma
A team of investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has received a major, three-year grant from the V Foundation for Cancer Research to study the effects of chemoimmunotherapy in children with neuroblastoma.
V Foundation for Cancer Research

Contact: Ellin Kavanagh
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Public Release: 18-Oct-2016
Dr. Weber of Kessler Foundation receives Switzer Research Fellowship for TBI research
Erica Weber, PhD, of Kessler Foundation is the recipient of a Switzer Research Fellowship, awarded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research. This $70,000 Merit Award will fund her research on strategies to improve prospective memory, the ability to remember to perform an intended action at a specific time in the future. Her work is designed to help people with traumatic brain injury, an impairment caused by damage to critical white matter in the brain.
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research

Contact: Dana Hawkins-Simons
Kessler Foundation

Public Release: 18-Oct-2016
New Jersey Health Foundation awards Innovation Grant to NJIT biomedical engineer
New Jersey Health Foundation has awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant to Tara Alvarez, PhD, to help create a 3-D virtual reality therapy game for children suffering with binocular vision dysfunction, announced James M. Golubieski, president.

Contact: Tanya Klein
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 18-Oct-2016
Salk professor awarded multimillion dollar NIH Pioneer Award
Salk Professor Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte has been awarded a 2016 National Institutes of Health Pioneer Award, a highly coveted grant that supports the most innovative biomedical research, for his work in stem cell biology and regeneration.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Salk Communications
Salk Institute

Public Release: 18-Oct-2016
BU researcher awarded grants to better understand Alzheimer's disease
Sudha Seshadri, MD, professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has been awarded three grants this year totaling nearly $20 million from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The three multi-year awards will allow her to continue her work researching healthy brain aging, stroke, Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and dementia in the Framingham Heart Study (FHS), identifying blood and imaging biomarkers for stroke, dementia and rare AD genes.
NIH/The National Institute on Aging, NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Contact: Gina DiGravio
Boston University Medical Center

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