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NIH awards more than $33 million to fund state-of-the-art research equipment
Date:7/16/2008

ectron microscope capable of rapid 3-D imaging of frozen specimens, enabling researchers to see the intricate interactive mechanisms of individual proteins and molecular machines within living cells. Capable of remote operation 24 hours a day, this critical research resource will provide scientists in the Southeast with an important tool to facilitate research in heart disease, hypertension, cancer, and HIV/AIDS.

Also, four more awards will support biomedical imagers that allow for noninvasive imaging at the molecular level. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, for example, will benefit from the latest hybrid imaging technology - a new system that combines positron emission tomography (PET) with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) into one hybrid system. Immediately benefitting 11 NIH-funded research projects as a shared resource, this new technology offers physicians and radiologists new ways to investigate the progression of certain types of brain cancers and a variety of neurological studies, providing insight into Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Another award will support the University of Minnesota in its purchase of an MRI and magnetic resonance spectroscopy scanner equipped with an ultra-high magnetic field for in vivo studies of animal models. The first of its kind in the nation, this innovative imaging system will offer improved sensitivity and resolution, providing scientists a critical resource to better understand a variety of brain diseases.

Other HEI awards provide for the purchase of four high-resolution mass spectrometers that allow access to the newest analytical techniques to advance the knowledge of human diseases; two supercomputers that rapidly process vast quantities of data; two cyclotrons for producing new probes for noninvasive imaging at the molecular level; and many other types of specialized equipment.

To qualify for a HEI award, institutions must identify three or more NIH-funded investigators whos
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Contact: Joyce McDonald
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301-435-0888
NIH/National Center for Research Resources
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