Navigation Links
$20 million NIH grant to transform clinical research at UIC
Date:7/14/2009

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five year $20 million grant to the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

The grant is the largest in UIC's history.

"The CCTS draws upon the rich intellectual breadth of the UIC campus and adds to the portfolio of excellent research that is underway on the campus," said Paula Allen-Meares, UIC chancellor.

Translational research -- moving new, basic science knowledge into useful applications for health and medicine -- is "an urgent need and a continuing challenge," says R. Michael Tanner, UIC provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. "Insights from basic research need much development and further study to create beneficial clinical practices, and the NIH is funding us to accelerate the process," Tanner said.

The NIH launched the Clinical Translational Science Award program in 2006 to fund a national consortium of medical research institutions that now includes 39 leading centers in 23 states. When the program is fully implemented, about 60 centers will be connected with an annual budget of $500 million.

The UIC center was established in 2007 to create new collaborations and support the movement of knowledge from the lab bench into the community.

"This grant enables UIC to enhance its collaborative research in the health sciences, from basic science to community engagement, bringing in virtually all the colleges at UIC as well as great collaborations with the Urbana-Champaign campus, and the medical campuses at Peoria and Rockford," said Dr. Joseph Flaherty, dean of the UIC College of Medicine.

The scope of the collaborations make the UIC center "unique as a statewide translational science program," he said.

"This is an important award for UIC," said Dr. Larry Danziger, UIC interim vice chancellor for research. "We are excited about the ways in which this award will facilitate increased collab
'/>"/>

Contact: Jeanne Galatzer-Levy
jgala@uic.edu
312-996-1583
University of Illinois at Chicago
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Structure of 450 million year old protein reveals evolutions steps
2. First orchid fossil puts showy blooms at some 80 million years old
3. SyntheMed Completes $2.8 Million Equity Financing
4. Rutgers Genetics receives $7.8 million for autism research
5. Seattle Childrens Hospital leads $23.7 million NIH grant to study gene repair
6. UD leads $5.3-million research project on rice epigenetics
7. Rutgers high school outreach gets $3 million boost from NSF
8. NIH awards researcher $1.5 million new innovator grant for fruit-fly studies of prion proteins
9. UD leads $5.3-million research project on rice epigenetics
10. $22 million gift from Alfred Taubman launches new biomedical research institute
11. Nanobiosym awarded $2 million DTRA contract
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/6/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced ... TouchPad technologies on Windows 10. Microsoft leveraged Synaptics, ... to the operating system. Through ... drivers are fully certified with Microsoft,s Precision TouchPad ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... 2015 Research ... the addition of the "Digital Forensics ... Sub-Segment (Computer Forensics, Network Forensics, Mobile Device ... Vertical and Region - Global Forecast to ... By Component (Hardware, Software, and Service), ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... de 2015 BGI llevará a cabo la 10ª ... al 25 de octubre de 2015, en ... su décimo aniversario este año. Desde su inauguración en ... reuniones anuales más influyentes del mundo en los campos ... científicas más dinámicas, entusiastas y amenas. ICG-10 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics Chosen for Human Interface Co-Development on Windows 10 2Digital Forensics Market - The Market Represents a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.3% From 2015 to 2020 2La 10ª Conferencia Internacional sobre Genómica (ICG-10) comienza en octubre 2La 10ª Conferencia Internacional sobre Genómica (ICG-10) comienza en octubre 3
... NEW YORK, July 6, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: Biobanking: Technologies ... REPORT HIGHLIGHTS ... * An overview of biobanks by types: Population, ...
... become as common as the stethoscope in patient,s rooms. Physicians ... access diagnostic tools and take patient notes, all with a ... a flash drive. These mobile devices are ideal for information ... to patient information. In less than two years, ...
... Accelerator announced today that it has received an investment ... the Silicon Valley. Mr Draper, who is the Founder ... is well known for making early-stage investments in dynamic ... is a technology incubator that focuses on commercialising key ...
Cached Biology News:Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 2Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 3Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 4Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 5Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 6Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 7Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 8Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 9Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 10Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 11Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 12Biobanking: Technologies and Global Markets 13Mobile Devices Pose New Security Risks for Patients; Five Experts Share Insights on mHealth 2Mobile Devices Pose New Security Risks for Patients; Five Experts Share Insights on mHealth 3Mobile Devices Pose New Security Risks for Patients; Five Experts Share Insights on mHealth 4Mobile Devices Pose New Security Risks for Patients; Five Experts Share Insights on mHealth 5Singapore Technology Incubator Receives Investment from Silicon Valley "Super-Angel" 2Singapore Technology Incubator Receives Investment from Silicon Valley "Super-Angel" 3Singapore Technology Incubator Receives Investment from Silicon Valley "Super-Angel" 4Singapore Technology Incubator Receives Investment from Silicon Valley "Super-Angel" 5Singapore Technology Incubator Receives Investment from Silicon Valley "Super-Angel" 6
(Date:8/31/2015)... City, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... System. Minerva is the first commercially available new FDA approved system in ... treatment Success rate of 92%, the high Amenorrhea (zero bleeding) rate of 66%, the ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... ... Proove Biosciences, Inc. is a finalist for the Outstanding Tech Company category of ... its 22nd year, this premier awards event celebrates the best in Orange County’s technology ... world. The OC Tech Alliance will announce all winners at a gala dinner on ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... , England , August 31, ... beendet die 51-jährige Wartezeit   einer Frau   für ... Frauen im Alter von 7-90   werden ... Programm soll 1200 Frauen behandeln und die ... , Astellas gab heute bekannt, ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zsgg5n/global_and_usa ) ... USA BioSimilar Market Analysis to 2021" report to ... market will be initiated in September as Sandoz launches ... global market react? Will biosimilars explode into the biologics ... US economy up to $250 billion within the next ...
Breaking Biology Technology:U.S. FDA Approves Minerva Endometrial Ablation System 2U.S. FDA Approves Minerva Endometrial Ablation System 3Proove Biosciences, Inc. Named a Finalist for 22nd OC Tech Alliance High-Tech Awards for Company of the Year 2Proove Biosciences, Inc. Named a Finalist for 22nd OC Tech Alliance High-Tech Awards for Company of the Year 3Proove Biosciences, Inc. Named a Finalist for 22nd OC Tech Alliance High-Tech Awards for Company of the Year 4Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 2Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 3Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 4Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 5Global & USA BioSimilar Market Analysis Report 2015-2021 2Global & USA BioSimilar Market Analysis Report 2015-2021 3
... law firm of Finkelstein,Thompson LLP announces that a class ... Court for the Southern District of New York on,behalf ... GPC Biotech AG,("GPC Biotech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: ... inclusive (the "Class Period"). Finkelstein Thompson LLP,is investigating similar ...
... BioSciences Inc.,(AMEX: YMI , TSX: YM, AIM: ... differentiated products for patients worldwide,today announced that Oncoscience ... of the humanized EGFR-targeting monoclonal antibody,nimotuzumab, has advised ... commence in Europe. - A ...
... -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex:,SVA), a leading ... shareholders today that the Annual General Meeting ... been postponed due the geographical,nature of its ... of,proxy materials. The Company is currently working ...
Cached Biology Technology:Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces GPC Biotech AG Investigation 2YM BIOSCIENCES', EUROPEAN PARTNER, ONCOSCIENCE AG, ANNOUNCES INITIATION OF ADVANCED NIMOTUZUMAB TRIALS IN ADULT GLIOMA AND PANCREATIC CANCER 2YM BIOSCIENCES', EUROPEAN PARTNER, ONCOSCIENCE AG, ANNOUNCES INITIATION OF ADVANCED NIMOTUZUMAB TRIALS IN ADULT GLIOMA AND PANCREATIC CANCER 3YM BIOSCIENCES', EUROPEAN PARTNER, ONCOSCIENCE AG, ANNOUNCES INITIATION OF ADVANCED NIMOTUZUMAB TRIALS IN ADULT GLIOMA AND PANCREATIC CANCER 4Sinovac Announces Postponement of Annual General Meeting 2
Request Info...
... Xcell microbial system, 100 to 240 ... electroporation of bacterial and fungal cells. ... PC module for exponential decay delivery, ... (5 each of 0.1 and 0.2 ...
... Species Tissue Array (MSTA) slides were designed to ... tissues from multiple species. Tissue slices from ... slide which can then be treated as a ... in situ hybridization. This format ...
... used to predict the melting ... up to 3,200 bases, which ... primers and GC clamps for ... gel electrophoresis (DGGE), constant denaturing ...
Biology Products: