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Public Release: 24-Jan-2017
Watching gene editing at work to develop precision therapies
University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have developed methods to observe gene editing in action, and they're putting those capabilities to work to improve genetic engineering techniques.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Krishanu Saha
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Public Release: 24-Jan-2017
AGS extends hip fracture co-management program with geriatrics mending more than bones
With $1.4 million in renewed support from The John A. Hartford Foundation, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) will launch a new national program that positions geriatricians and geriatrics-trained clinicians as co-managers with orthopedic surgeons to improve care and health outcomes, while lowering costs, for older adults with hip fractures.
The John A. Hartford Foundation

Contact: Daniel E. Trucil
American Geriatrics Society

Public Release: 24-Jan-2017
Scripps Florida team awarded $1.8 million grant to develop drugs for heart disease and rheumatoid ar
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded approximately $1.8 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to develop a series of drug candidates for a number of diseases, including heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis and several neurodegenerative disorders.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Eric Sauter
Scripps Research Institute

Public Release: 24-Jan-2017
UD's Jaisi wins NSF Career Award for research on phosphorus in soil
Much like criminal forensic scientists use fingerprints to identify guilty parties at crime scenes, the University of Delaware's Deb Jaisi utilizes isotopic fingerprinting technology to locate the sources of phosphorus compounds and studies the degraded products they leave behind in soil and water. Jaisi has now received a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to further his source tracking research, looking specifically at phytate, the most common organic phosphorus in soils.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Peter Bothum
University of Delaware

Public Release: 24-Jan-2017
Small proteins help deliver receptors to the surface of our cells, ensuring their function and helping us avoid disease
Receptors on the surface of our cells enable a wide variety of functions from our sense of smell to memory.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Toni Baker
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

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