December 1, 2016 -- (BRONX, NY) --The National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Pennsylvania State University a five-year, $12.2 million grant to continue studies on the aging brain, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Show More Summary
If passed, the 21st Century Cures Act would allocate more monetary and medicinal resources to the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration
(University of Liverpool) Researchers from the University of Liverpool's Institute of Translational Medicine have been awarded a grant of up to US$ 8.9 million (GBP £5.8m) to lead a multinational research consortium that aims to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and cancer and diabetes treatment center, and Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), a leading biomedical research institute, announced today that they have formed an alliance to make precision medicine a reality for patients. Show More Summary
Academics, research institutions, private investors, government and the pharmaceutical industry have combined to produce a real golden age of medicine.
(California Institute of Technology) Living organisms have been persuaded to make chemical bonds not found in nature, a finding that may change how medicines and other chemicals are made in the future.
Columbia University has awarded the 2016 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Peter Arner, MD, PhD, a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Karolinska Institute, whose studies on the turnover of fat tissue in the human body has revealed processes that contribute to obesity and diabetes.
The recent CT scan of Maidstone Museum?s mummy ? Ta-Kush ? at the Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery (KIMS Hospital) has already revealed myriad fascinating findings, but further scans on other objects within the museum?s Ancient Civilisations gallery have provided equally impressive insights into the collection. Show More Summary
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Bernice Morrow, Ph.D., at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and collaborators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) a five-year, $7.5 million grant to study the genetics of congenital heart abnormalities.
(Albert Einstein College of Medicine) The National Institutes of Health has awarded Bernice Morrow, Ph.D., at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and collaborators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia a five-year, $7.5 million grant to study the genetics of congenital heart abnormalities.
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 11/19/16 On Mayo Clinic Radio, Dr. Kathy Hudson, deputy director for science, outreach, and policy at the National Institutes of Health, explains the Precision Medicine Initiative. This year, Mayo Clinic was selected as the recipient of the $142 million grant to be the central biobank from the National Institutes of Health All […]
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai was one of only 14 national institutions awarded a Spinal Cord Injury Model System (SCIMS) grant valued at $2,280,000 over five years from the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).
(Rice University) Scientists from Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions are using synthetic biology to capture elusive, short-lived snippets of DNA that healthy cells produce on their way to becoming cancerous.
(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) A study on the use of antibiotics on Austrian dairy farms by the Institute of Veterinary Public Health at Vetmeduni Vienna showed that dairy cattle are less frequently treated with antibiotics than pigs and poultry. Show More Summary
(NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine) NYU Langone receives $15 million for a five-year research grant from the National Eye Institute to evaluate treatment for shingles of the eye.
This book by David Oshinsky, subtitled “Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital,” traces a New York institution’s resilience.
(Morgridge Institute for Research) The Morgridge Institute for Research and the University of Wisconsin-Madison will address both the engineering and biomedical hurdles involved in creating stem cell-derived arteries for transplant as part of a five-year, $8 million project funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
A team at the Oakland and San Francisco campuses of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, UCSF, and UC Berkeley have been awarded $1.2 million by California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM) to help advance precision medicine in the state.
(California Institute of Technology) Researchers are developing new tools for the emerging field called microbial therapeutics, in which bacteria are used as medicine.
(Boston University Medical Center) The Center for Regenerative Medicine at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine has received three prestigious awards from the National Institutes of Health to further its commitment to induced pluripotent stem cell research and education.