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Public Release: 28-Aug-2017
LSUHealthNO research award to improve heart attack recovery
LSU Health New Orleans will receive $735,000 over two years to study the effectiveness of the first patented drug-eluting guidewire in preventing a complication that can occur following treatment of heart attacks with angioplasty.
NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Contact: Leslie Capo
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Public Release: 28-Aug-2017
GW researcher awarded $2 million to study natural immune response to HIV
GW researcher received an almost $2 million grant to study the body's natural defenses against HIV in order to drive development of better vaccines and therapies.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Ashley Rizzardo
George Washington University

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
Equipment grant will allow UTA researchers to safely send, receive high-speed data
Michael Vasilyev, a UTA electrical engineering professor, has earned a one-year, $498,981 HBCU/MI equipment grant from the Department of Defense. This grant will be used to purchase equipment to build an ultra-high-speed coherent optical/electrical signal generation and characterization platform for applications requiring very high information exchange rates and ultrafast data processing.
Department of Defense

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
ORNL researchers turn to deep learning to solve science's big data problem
ORNL researchers awarded $2 million to apply machine learning to data analysis.
DOE Office of Science

Contact: Scott Jones
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
CWRU awarded funding to understand how plant particle stimulates anti-tumor response
Nicole Steinmetz, PhD, has received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to help understand how a virus-like particle from plants stimulates potent anti-tumor responses. "This research is aimed at giving the body's own cancer-fighting capacity a major 'lift and push,'" said Steinmetz. "It also offers potential to fight cancer in dogs, who are of course members of our families as well. We are very grateful to the National Institutes of Health for supporting this potentially transformative work."
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Ansley Gogol
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
$4.5 million grant funds new disease-resistant strawberries
The UC Davis Public Strawberry Breeding Program and colleagues in California and Florida have received a $4.5 million grant from the US Department of Agriculture to improve the disease resistance and sustainable production of strawberries throughout the nation.
NIH/National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Contact: Andy Fell
University of California - Davis

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
NSF awards CCNY-led team inaugural convergence research grant
City College of New York biodiversity expert Ana Carnaval co-heads an interdisciplinary team of scientists that won a National Science Foundation Growing Convergent Research award. Twenty-two other teams nationally are recipients of the NSF's first grants to address societal challenges through scientific collaboration.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Jay Mwamba
City College of New York

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
McIndoe awarded $12.8 million grant to continue to lead national consortium on diabetic complications
Dr. Richard A. McIndoe, bioinformatics expert and associate director of the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has received a $12.8 million grant to continue to lead a national research initiative focused on reducing the complications of diabetes.
Diabetic Complications Consortium

Contact: Toni Baker
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
INRS acquires new open laboratory for geothermal energy
Geothermal energy is a promising solution for reducing greenhouse gases and providing a local source of heat in the northern areas. However, the drilling required to install geothermal systems presents technological challenges that are undermining the development of this energy sector. With the new open laboratory for geothermal energy, professor Jasmin Raymond of INRS Centre Eau Terre Environnement will have new experimental capabilities to investigate solutions that reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
Canada Foundation for Innovation, Québec Government

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
10 million reasons that treatment of cancers caused by viruses may advance
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded LSU Health New Orleans a $10 million grant over five years to support new basic research studies advancing the development new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for virus-induced cancers.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Leslie Capo
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
NIH awards BU more than $5 million to continue Alzheimer's research
The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging has awarded the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center (BU ADC) a three-year, $5.4 million grant to continue research on ways to reduce the human and economic costs of Alzheimer's disease (AD) through the advancement of knowledge.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Gina DiGravio
Boston University School of Medicine

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
€3.7 million project for the next generation of brain tumor researchers
A pan-European initiative led by the University of Plymouth designed to train the next generation of brain tumor researchers, has received funding of almost €3.7 million from the European Commission's Horizon 2020 -- Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
European Commission's Horizon 2020 -- Research and Innovation Framework Programme

Contact: Andrew Gould
University of Plymouth

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