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Public Release: 21-Apr-2017
Researchers receive $9 million grant for research on drug-resistant malaria
The University of Maryland School of Medicine has been awarded a $9 million seven-year grant to develop new tools against drug-resistant malaria in Southeast Asia.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: David Kohn
dkohn@som.umaryland.edu
410-706-7590
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Public Release: 21-Apr-2017
NIH funds UC San Diego Amazonian Center of Excellence in Malaria Research
The Amazonian Center of Excellence for Malaria Research, headed by Joseph Vinetz, M.D., professor of medicine and tropical disease specialist at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, will receive up to approximately $8.3 million over seven years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Scott LaFee
slafee@ucsd.edu
858-249-0456
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 21-Apr-2017
NIH funds 7 international Centers of Excellence for malaria research
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of NIH, today announced approximately $9 million in first-year funding, subject to availability, for seven malaria research centers around the world. The seven-year awards continue NIAID's 2010 program that created the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMRs) in regions where malaria is endemic. The awards fund new and existing centers that work in 14 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Elizabeth Deatrick
elizabeth.deatrick@nih.gov
301-402-1663
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Public Release: 21-Apr-2017
USDA announces $18 million to educate the future agricultural science workforce
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $18 million in available funding to foster the next generation of agricultural science professionals. Funding is made through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Contact: Sally Gifford
sally.gifford@nifa.usda.gov
202-720-2047
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 21-Apr-2017
BMC receives W.K. Kellogg Grant to expand baby-friendly hospital initiative in Mississippi
Boston Medical Center (BMC) has received a $1.5 million three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to increase breastfeeding rates, reduce disparities and improve maternity care practices in Mississippi through the Mississippi Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices (Mississippi CHAMPS) project.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Contact: Dr. Anne Merewood
anne.merewood@bmc.org
617-947-3683
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 21-Apr-2017
Saarland University professor receives top research award for improved image compression
Digital images and videos require enormous amounts of storage. Researchers are constantly working to improve data compression techniques. One of these researchers is Joachim Weickert, who has recently been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant -- the most lucrative and prestigious research prize bestowed by the European Union. His method follows the same rules as those governing the propagation of heat. For the period 2017 to 2022, Weickert will receive up to €2.46 million.
European Union

Contact: Joachim Weickert
weickert@mia.uni-saarland.de
49-068-130-257-340
Saarland University

Public Release: 21-Apr-2017
The International Liver CongressTM 2017
ALIVER -- an EU funded project to develop a liver dialysis machine revealed at ILC 2017
The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) today announced that ALIVER will be unveiled at The International Liver Congress™ in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The €7.8 million project is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 research program. Work started on ALIVER on Jan. 1, 2017 and will end on Sept. 30, 2020.
EU Horizon 2020 research programme

Contact: ILC Press Office
ilcpressoffice@ruderfinn.co.uk
07-841-009-252
European Association for the Study of the Liver

Public Release: 20-Apr-2017
Super-resolution microscopy of hydrogels
Chaitanya Ullal, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will use an NSF CAREER award to study the structure of hydrogels -- jelly-like materials that have some of the properties of solids, but are largely composed of water.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Mary Martialay
martim12@rpi.edu
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Public Release: 20-Apr-2017
New research at Clemson University could help reduce fine-particle engine emissions
Simona Onori, an assistant professor, is working to reduce fine-particle emissions in gasoline direct injection engines. She has received a $500,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Paul Alongi
palongi@clemson.edu
864-350-7908
Clemson University

Public Release: 20-Apr-2017
Building a better battery
From portable electronics to transportation and sending satellites into space, the quest for a better battery -- lighter, safer, longer lasting -- is drawing increasing interest in the scientific community. A chemical engineering graduate student from the University of Houston has been awarded a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship to identify new materials for next-generation batteries.
NASA

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 20-Apr-2017
Physics: Laurens Molenkamp wins yet another ERC grant
Top research pays off: After 2011, Professor of Physics Laurens Molenkamp from the University of Würzburg has been awarded a second Advanced Grant from the European Research Council worth 2.5 million euros.
European Research Council

Contact: Laurens Molenkamp
molenkamp@physik.uni-wuerzburg.de
49-931-318-4925
University of Würzburg

Public Release: 19-Apr-2017
CWRU's Martin Basch receives prestigious Hartwell Foundation Award
An early-stage researcher at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is receiving a major grant to help address the problem in an innovative way.
The Hartwell Foundation

Contact: Marc Kaplan
Marc.Kaplan@case.edu
216-368-4692
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
USDA announces $6.3 million in available funding on resilient agroecosystems
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $6.3 million in available funding for projects to support resilient agriculture and forestry production systems. Funding is made through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Contact: Sally Gifford
sally.gifford@nifa.usda.gov
202-720-2047
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
USDA announces $9.6 million in available funding to grow the bioeconomy
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $9.6 million in available funding for projects to support the development of new biobased products and biomaterials from renewable sources such as crops, trees, and waste materials from farmland and forests. Funding is made through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.
USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Contact: Sally Gifford
sally.gifford@nifa.usda.gov
202-720-2047
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
NIA awards $1.3 million, multi-year grant to AFAR as the first Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center
American Federation for Aging Research, has been selected by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) as the first Nathan Shock Centers for Excellence in the Biology of Aging Coordinating Center. The NIA is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and its six Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging provide leadership and technical support in the pursuit of basic research into the biology of aging.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Fred Yaeger
fredyaeger@yaegerpr.com
914-525-9198
American Federation for Aging Research

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
NSF CAREER award targets advanced microscopy techniques
Microscopes can offer a detailed look at organisms too small to see with the naked eye, but they have limitations. A physicist from the University of Houston has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to address the issue, developing and testing methods for fast, low-radiation, high-resolution X-ray microscopy.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
Rice to receive $10.7 million from Kinder Foundation for education research
The Kinder Foundation has awarded a $10.7 million grant to Rice University's Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) to expand its innovative work to additional school districts in the Greater Houston region.
Kinder Foundation

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
Grant creates first national center for child maltreatment studies at Penn State
Penn State has been selected based on scientific merit to establish the Center for Healthy Children. The award of $7.7 million will support the center as a national resource for child maltreatment research and training. To further this effort, Penn State has committed $3.4 million in funds, to total more than $11 million.
National Institutes of Health, Penn State

Contact: Monica Jones
mxj213@psu.edu
Penn State

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
Boost in researchers' quest for scanning techniques to improve drug safety
The University of Manchester is part of a new consortium which will develop new CT and MRI scan techniques and biomarkers to look at the accumulation of compounds in the body caused by drugs and the harm they may cause -- potentially improving patients' safety and the development of new treatments.
Innovative Medicines Initiative

Contact: Jamie Brown
jamie.brown@manchester.ac.uk
44-161-275-8383
University of Manchester

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
CRT Pioneer Fund, Cancer Research UK and NCI collaborate to boost research against RAS'
Cancer Research UK and the Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund (CPF)* have committed £2.5 million in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the US to tackle one of the toughest challenges in cancer that has thwarted researchers for more than 30 years.
Cancer Research UK, Cancer Research Technology, NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Stephanie McClellan
stephanie.mcclellan@cancer.org.uk
44-203-469-5314
Cancer Research UK

Public Release: 18-Apr-2017
Innovate UK funds new kind of vaccine to target deadly pathogens emerging from animals
A team of international scientists led by Dr. Michael Jarvis at the University of Plymouth has received funding in excess of £408,000 from Innovate UK to develop a new and economic vaccine designed to halt the spread of highly pathogenic 'zoonotic' (spreading from animals to humans) infectious diseases.
Innovate UK

Contact: Andrew Gould
andrew.gould@plymouth.ac.uk
University of Plymouth

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
UTA bioengineer wins grant to train Ph.D. students to use nanotechnology to fight ailments
Kytai Nguyen, a UTA bioengineering professor with extensive experience in healthcare applications for nanotechnology, recently was awarded a National Institutes of Health T-32 grant totaling more than $1 million over five years to recruit and train outstanding doctoral students. The grant will pay for a stipend, tuition and travel.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
UTHealth part of international study to test efficacy of injectable HIV prevention drug
The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), which includes McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has launched a study to evaluate whether a new injectable medication can work as well as an existing oral pill to safely protect against HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) who have sex with men.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, ViiV Healthcare, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Contact: Hannah Rhodes
hannah.c.rasorrhodes@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3053
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
UK awarded $11.2 million grant to launch new center for cancer and metabolism
The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. The $11.2 million grant will fund UK's Center for Cancer and Metabolism over the next five years.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Allison Perry
allison.perry@uky.edu
859-323-2399
University of Kentucky

Public Release: 17-Apr-2017
New $1.5 million grant to fund national research on faith and work
A $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will enable researchers from Rice University and Seattle Pacific University to examine the relationship between faith and work.
Lilly Endowment Inc

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

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