Navigation Links
Life Sciences Discovery Fund advances latest research proposals
Date:9/19/2008

Seattle (September 17, 2008) Ten Washington State-based life sciences research teams will progress to the interview round in the Life Sciences Discovery Fund's latest grants competition, "Innovative Programs to Advance Health Research." A total of up to $20 million in funding is available in this competition. Funding in this competition will help Washington research organizations and institutions launch new programs of research.

Expert review of proposals in this competition occurs in two stages: a panel review of all proposals followed by interviews of a subset of applicants chosen by the Life Sciences Discovery Fund's Board of Trustees at its September 16, 2008 meeting. All proposals are reviewed for: their scientific, technical and organizational merit; the importance of the research to health and health care; and the potential for the research to create economic returns to Washington State. The ten principal investigators and programs selected for interviews are:

  • Gwenn Garden, "Neurotherapeutics Evaluation Center," University of Washington
  • Mary Larimer, "Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behavior," University of Washington
  • Thomas Rea, "Program to Integrate Technology and Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation," King County (Washington) Department of Public Health
  • Karin Rodland, "Integrated Program in Chronic Pulmonary Disease," Battelle, Pacific Northwest Division
  • John Roll, "Program of Excellence in Rural Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment," Washington State University
  • Lawrence Corey, "Washington Vaccine Alliance," Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Patrick Stayton, "Center for Intracellular Delivery of Biologics," University of Washington
  • Jonathan Himmelfarb, "Development of a Chronic Kidney Disease Collaborative," University of Washington
  • Beverly Torok-Storb, "Cell-Based Therapies Through Reprogramming and Cell Fate Control," Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Matthew
    '/>"/>

Contact: Dianne Needham
needham@lsdfa.org
206-732-6776
Life Sciences Discovery Fund
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. UCI receives $5M from Edwards Lifesciences
2. Phase 2 of Singapores Biomedical Sciences Initiative gains momentum for clinical research
3. Computational mathematical sciences receives NSF grant for undergraduate research
4. Widespread support for nonembryonic stem cell research, VCU Life Sciences Survey shows
5. A special issue of the International Journal of Plant Sciences
6. Media advisory -- 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting
7. 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting -- media advisory 2
8. Outstanding undergraduates recognized in agronomy, crop, soil, and environmental sciences
9. Nobel laureate Dr. Linda Buck elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences 2008 Class of Fellows
10. UT Southwesterns Mangelsdorf elected to National Academy of Sciences
11. UMass Medical Schools Craig Mello elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research ... has announced the addition of the ... report to their offering. ... insight provides an overview of the global ... aims to control and monitor piracy by ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014   LaunchKey , ... for the post-password and Internet of Things era, today ... funding. The venture round was led by Metamorphic Ventures ... Rimrock Venture Partners, VegasTechFund, and others.  LaunchKey has raised ... funding to expand its team and bring LaunchKey to ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9zq33j/global_chemical ... "Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019" report to ... One major trend upcoming in ... sensors in biomedical applications. Chemical sensors help in ... diagnosis during surgical procedures. The Global Chemical Sensor ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting Markets 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 3Global Chemical Sensor Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson, NGK Spark Plugs and Robert Bosch 2
... might call "white graphene" may be the perfect sidekick ... in nanoscale electronics. But single-atom-thick layers of hexagonal ... Rice University,s world-class Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials ... well. Researchers in the lab of Pulickel Ajayan, ...
... hardest workers as key pollinators for one-third of all ... half-century, with die-offs in recent years stumping scientists and ... Science Foundation (NSF) multi-institutional grant co-led by Cornell ... natural history bee collections across the United States. This ...
... Ecologists have long believed that fish tend to return to ... But researchers at Ohio State University have determined that the ... walleye, at least. Using a statistical analysis of chemicals ... calculate the percentage of walleye hatched in the Sandusky and ...
Cached Biology News:'White graphene' to the rescue 2New $1.5 million NSF grant to track bee declines and pollination 2Ear bones reveal spawning secrets of Lake Erie walleye 2Ear bones reveal spawning secrets of Lake Erie walleye 3Ear bones reveal spawning secrets of Lake Erie walleye 4
(Date:12/24/2014)... Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL ... the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) in ... 2014, thereby completing the U.S. HSR Act antitrust ... the Company by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.  ... to closing the transaction, which remains subject to ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Malvern, PA & Brussels (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... Education (CfPIE), the global leader of technical training ... Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) to ... training and certification programs —providing access to the ... The partnership extends SCDM members with 10% off when ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  Alternative Energy & ... it has signed a letter of intent to ... developed and patented a nanotechnology-based development platform used ... that enable rapid on-site collection and testing to ... health issues in an immediate, non-invasive and cost-effective ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... The American Journal of Hematology/Oncology, ... reviews and editorials addressing developments and pathways related ... a provocative article exploring the role of follicle-stimulating ... treatment of prostate cancer. , The article ... possibility that there could be a connection to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Receives U.S. Antitrust Clearance 2Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Receives U.S. Antitrust Clearance 3CfPIE Announces Partnership with the Society for Clinical Data Management 2CfPIE Announces Partnership with the Society for Clinical Data Management 3ALNE Announces Intention To Acquire BioTechPharma 2Prostate Cancer Experts Dissect the Role of Follicle-stimulating Hormone in the Development, Progression and Potential Treatment of Prostate Cancer 2Prostate Cancer Experts Dissect the Role of Follicle-stimulating Hormone in the Development, Progression and Potential Treatment of Prostate Cancer 3Prostate Cancer Experts Dissect the Role of Follicle-stimulating Hormone in the Development, Progression and Potential Treatment of Prostate Cancer 4
... - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ... completed in the Phase II component of a Phase ... patients with advanced cancers. The principal investigators for the ... Cancer Research, London, England, and Dr. Geoff Hall of ...
... materials scientists at the National Institute of Standards and ... in Russia to an unexpected findingthe surprisingly strong and ... storage. Their recently reported findings* may add new scientific ... density data storage devices. The team was studying ...
... 1 Johnson & Johnson ... Department of Molecular Biology at the Max Planck Institute ... novel cancer therapies including Herceptin(R) (trastuzumab)*, is the winner ... Research. An independent committee of world-renowned scientists selected Dr. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Completes Patient Enrolment in U.K. Combination REOLYSIN(R) and Paclitaxel/Carboplatin Head and Neck Cancer Trial 2Unexpectedly long-range effects in advanced magnetic devices 2Video: Axel Ullrich Named Winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 2Video: Axel Ullrich Named Winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 3Video: Axel Ullrich Named Winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 4Video: Axel Ullrich Named Winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research 5
Anti-Chicken IgY, (IgG) F(ab')2 Fragment Specific....
Presenilin 2 Immunogen: Synthetic peptide corresponding to residues 31-47 of human Presenilin 2. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
SHP-2 Antibody...
200 μg per ml DNA in 10 SSPE, 2 Denhardt's...
Biology Products: