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Public Release: 27-Jun-2017
US renews Brown University addiction center's funding with emphasis on opioids
With a new $3.8 million grant, the federal government has renewed funding for Brown University's New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center for the next five years.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Contact: David Orenstein
Brown University

Public Release: 27-Jun-2017
New research into antibiotic treatment for killer sepsis
University of Warwick expertise is contributing to a world-first £1.5million study aiming to tackle one of the biggest public health threats we face -- antibiotic resistance.
National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment Programme

Contact: Nicola Jones
University of Warwick

Public Release: 27-Jun-2017
Population health resource to give US cities access to key data
Hundreds of United States cities will be able to identify their most pressing health needs more accurately -- thanks to a nationwide expansion of the City Health Dashboard, an innovative health data visualization tool.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Contact: Elaine Meyer
NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine

Public Release: 26-Jun-2017
Quest to prevent Macular degeneration continues with UA researcher's $1.7m NIH grant
After showing that individuals who take levodopa, or l-dopa, for movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease are protected from developing macular degeneration, University of Arizona researcher Brian S. McKay, PhD, is taking the next step in his quest to prevent the blinding eye disease, thanks to a $1.7 million R01 grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health.
NIH/National Eye Institute

Contact: Jean Spinelli
University of Arizona Health Sciences

Public Release: 26-Jun-2017
UT-ORNL to shepherd US-China Transdisciplinary Environmental Research Network
A new grant sponsored by the National Science Foundation will support a research network designed to identify transdisciplinary research opportunities for scientists in the United States and China working to achieve sustainable use of natural resources for food, energy and water systems. The project is expected to add new conduits for information exchange, student training opportunities, and collaborative efforts between US and Chinese researchers in the broad sustainability and environmental change arena.
National Science Foundation, Natural Science Foundation of China

Contact: Patricia McDaniels
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Public Release: 26-Jun-2017
DOE grant continues research into rare-earth elements extraction from coal
In 2016, a team of Penn State and US Department of Energy researchers discovered a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to extract rare earth elements (REEs) from coal and coal byproducts. Now, through a $1 million grant from DOE's Office of Fossil Energy, this research may be headed one-step closer to commercialization.
US Department of Energy

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
Penn State

Public Release: 26-Jun-2017
ECS and Toyota announce fellowship winners for projects in green energy technology
The ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship Selection Committee has chosen three winners who will receive $50,000 fellowship awards each for projects in green energy technology.
The Electrochemical Society, Toyota Research Institute of North America

Contact: Rob Gerth
609-737-1902 x114
The Electrochemical Society

Public Release: 26-Jun-2017
Latest advances in malaria research in free eBook by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHLP) today announced a grant from the J.C. Flowers Foundation (JCFF) to support the free eBook distribution of the research monograph, Malaria: Biology in the Era of Eradication. JCFF funding enables this newly published title to reach scientists, clinicians and care-givers throughout malaria-endemic areas such as Africa, Southeast Asia, and South America.

Contact: Robert Redmond
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Public Release: 23-Jun-2017
Kopchicks give $10.5 million gift to MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School for fellows
Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, of Athens, Ohio, are paving the way for future scientists to do the same with a transformative $10.5 million gift to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Contact: Robert Cahill
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 23-Jun-2017
Cloud formation, infection research, ubiquitin code
The European Union is funding three new projects -- Innovative Training Networks (ITN) within the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Programme -- for structured doctoral training at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Contact: Anne Hardy
Goethe University Frankfurt

Public Release: 23-Jun-2017
Research investigates causes of sea level falls in Dead Sea
The causes of falling sea levels in the Dead Sea, which have significant impacts on the environment and the economy, are to be investigated in new research led by the University of Plymouth.
Science and Innovation Network, British Council

Contact: Alan Williams
University of Plymouth

Public Release: 23-Jun-2017
Additional funding for prisoner mental health collaboration
A national collaboration investigating a cross-agency 'joined up' approach to the needs of prisoners with mental health needs on and immediately after release, has received additional funding of almost £290,000 to continue its work for another 10 months. Follow up will now be extended from six to 12 months and a more comprehensive economic analysis will be carried out.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR)NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in the South West Peninsula (NIHR PenCLAHRC)

Contact: Andrew Gould
University of Plymouth

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