Navigation Links
National Psoriasis Foundation awards more than $2 million for research
Date:5/15/2012

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 15, 2012)Twenty-six scientists have received a total of $2.06 million in grants from the National Psoriasis Foundation to study psoriasisthe most common autoimmune disease in the country, affecting as many as 7.5 million Americansand psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory joint and tendon disease.

  • Eight scientists each received a one-year, $50,000 Discovery Grant, for a total of $400,000, for pilot projects that have great potential to lead to breakthroughs in our understanding of psoriatic diseases and to discover better treatments. The grants are also intended to lay the groundwork for additional, long-term funding from the National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies. Learn about the National Psoriasis Foundation Discovery Grant recipients and their projects at www.psoriasis.org/grants/2012/discovery.

  • Six scientists each received a two-year, $200,000 Translational Grant, for a total of $1.2 million, for studies that aim to move laboratory and clinical discoveries into projects and treatments that benefit patients. Read about the Translational Research Grant recipients and their work at www.psoriasis.org/grants/2012/translational.

  • Twelve early-career dermatologists were awarded Psoriasis Foundation medical dermatology fellowships totaling $465,000. These fellowships provide support of up to $40,000 per year to new doctors training to do research in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The fellowships are intended to increase the number of doctors studying psoriatic diseases. Meet the National Psoriasis Foundation Fellows at: www.psoriasis.org/grants/2012/fellowship.

"National Psoriasis Foundation is committed to funding promising research," said Chip Newton of the National Psoriasis Foundation's
'/>"/>

Contact: Catie Coman
media@psoriasis.org
503-546-8367
National Psoriasis Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Washington University receives $8 million to lead international childhood malnutrition effort
2. 2012 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference heads to San Diego
3. TGen leads new National Institutes of Health study of brain tumors
4. UC Santa Cruz builds national data center for cancer genome research
5. Harris Lewin elected to National Academy of Sciences
6. Medical device, health professionals attend first national conference on value-driven engineering
7. UCSD researchers: Where international climate policy has failed, grassroots efforts can succeed
8. Ohio state hosts national energy conference
9. Southampton researchers lead 2 international projects to help people out of poverty
10. As deadly cat disease spreads nationally, MU veterinarian finds effective treatment
11. International team uncovers new genes that shape brain size, intelligence
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the ... immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the team found that specialized ... early responders to viral invasion and are the ... called interleukin-1 beta (IL-1β). , Though aimed ... of the gut epithelium that provides a barrier ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Scientists at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and ... the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, have ... the longest-lived rodent, the naked mole rat. , ... naked mole rats protects and alters the activity of ... proteins. , The factor also protects proteasome function in ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... little has been known about what genetic changes transform ... scientists, one of whom is a University of Montana ... genes controlling the development of the brain and the ... study was published Aug. 28 in Science ... online at http://www.sciencemag.org/ ., The domestication of animals ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The early cost of HIV 2Factor in naked mole rat's cells enhances protein integrity 2New research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits 2New research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits 3
... DALLAS May 11, 2010 Microbiologists at UT Southwestern ... a potential target in cattle that could be exploited to ... strain of Escherichia coli . In the ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , researchers ...
... The car is not the only vehicle that can ... Engineering Technical School, Mikel Lejarza, Jose Ignacio Uriarte, Miguel ngel ... research team working on an innovative project: to have a ... and unmooring) using electric energy obtained from the movement of ...
... 2010) -- Cell-cell junctions are multi-molecular complexes that ... as barriers to permeability, and allow intercellular transport. ... Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, surveys current research on cell ... University) and W. James Nelson (Stanford University), both leaders ...
Cached Biology News:UT Southwestern researchers find mechanism that may stop E. coli from developing in cattle 2Project for sailing vessels to maneuver in ports using electric energy from wind 2Project for sailing vessels to maneuver in ports using electric energy from wind 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2014  Pfenex Inc. ... in the development of high-value and difficult to ... business update and reported financial results for the ... "With the successful completion of our initial public ... advance our biosimilar product candidates, derived from our ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... are based on electrons, but one of the most ... i.e. circuits based on light (photons) instead of electrons. ... a stream of single photons and control their direction. ... attempts to achieve this control, but now scientists at ... steady stream of photons emitted one at a time ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The ... $5.6 billion in 2019. It is expected to ... to 2019, and was valued at $1.8 billion ... by Transparency Market Research. , For more information ... http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/companion-diagnostics-market.html . , The research report, titled “Companion ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 According to a new market ... global orthobiologics market was valued at USD 3,754.6 million in ... 5,519.9million in 2019at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2013 to ... and above is afflicted by bone and joint disorders, and ... 2020. This has and will continue to increase the demand ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 2Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 3Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 4Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 5Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 6Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 7Pfenex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Provides Business Update 8Breakthrough in light sources for new quantum technology 2Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3
... Solutions, LLC, Santa Clara, CA, a manufacturer of ... Nova Biomedical, Waltham, MA, a world leader in ... TruBio(TM) plug-in for OPC connectivity between TruBio control ... de facto standard for data exchange between process ...
... CITY, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, will announce ... results before market open on Wednesday, March 11, 2009. ... to discuss these results later that same day at ...
... Plants to Further Develop Plant Traits for BiofuelKINGSTON, ... (PPI), a global leader in agricultural and biofuel ... are pleased to announce that a project led ... in funding from SDTC. The funds will be ...
Cached Biology Technology:UPDATE: OPC Connectivity Between TruBio Software and Nova FLEX Analyzers 2Canadian Government Announces Funding for Leading Biotechnology Firm's Project 2Canadian Government Announces Funding for Leading Biotechnology Firm's Project 3
KV beta.1 (Q-13)...
Preadipocyte factor-1 [Pref-1, DLK-1], C-terminal...
... 4 deuterium atoms at the 3, 3', ... for use as an internal standard for ... GC- or LC-mass spectrometry. PGE2 is one ... acid and one of the most widely ...
Deletions, insertions or substitutions. Mutations in plasmids of size up to 15 kb. Single or multiple mutations...
Biology Products: