Navigation Links
NIH awards more than $54 Million to Kaiser Permanente to conduct health research
Date:10/13/2009

October 12, 2009 (Oakland, Calif.) As part of the $5 billion in grants announced by President Obama, the National Institutes of Health has granted Kaiser Permanente more than $54 million over two years through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to conduct health research on a multitude of critical public and clinical health areas. The bulk of this research will utilize and leverage Kaiser Permanente's electronic health records, the world's largest civilian electronic health record database.

"Kaiser Permanente is proud to be part of what President Obama called the 'single largest boost to biomedical research in history.' It's our mission to find answers to medicine's complex questions so that everyone can have better care," said Raymond J. Baxter, Ph.D., senior vice president, Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, Research and Health Policy. "Health research is foundational to reforming the way we deliver care. Such evidence-based innovation is core to Kaiser Permanente's commitment to improving care delivery and enhancing quality outcomes, two fundamental goals of the current health care reform debate."

The NIH has awarded 22 grants to Kaiser Permanente researchers in various regional centers, including a $25 million Grand Opportunities (GO) grant to conduct genotyping on 100,000 Kaiser Permanente members participating in the Research Program on Genes, Environment and Health, the largest population-based bio-bank in the United States. The RPGEH is based at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, Calif.

This genetic information will be linked to data on participants from RPGEH health surveys, disease registries and Kaiser Permanente's vast electronic health record database, resulting in a resource that will allow researchers to examine genetic and environmental influences on a wide variety of health conditions. The genotyping accomplished in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco will rou
'/>"/>

Contact: Emily Schwartz
eschwartz@golinharris.com
415-274-7926
Golin/Harris International
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. USAID Awards Five-Year Grant, Strengthening Health Outcomes through Private Sector (SHOPS)
2. University of Massachusetts Medical School on Behalf of Executive Office of Health and Human Services Awards Utilization Review Contract to HMS
3. Thirty-one Minnesota Hospitals Win Patient Safety Awards
4. American Cancer Society awards 94 new research and training grants at 61 institutions nationwide
5. Life Care Centers of America Awards Excellence
6. Saint Louis Public School District Awards Contract to Accelify
7. The Welcome Back Awards Seeks Nominations to Recognize Those Dedicated to the Depression Community
8. ESMO recognizes leading oncologists with prestigious awards
9. Ventus Medical Announces PROVENT(R) Sleep Apnea Therapy Recognized by The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards
10. American Laser Centers Wins Platinum, Gold Awards from SignatureForum
11. CEO and Founder of Project Lifesaver International, Gene Saunders, Selected to Receive Two Awards From Local Community
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... , ... The Providence Fertility Center will host a Fertility Cocktail Hour" in ... , Date and Time: October 8, 2015 at Waterman Grille restaurant and lounge, 4 ... will discuss the basics of female fertility and egg freezing, and offer women a ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... Georgia Insurance Advisors, a locally ... effort to provide for the family of Grace, a young local girl battling ... often leads to diastolic dysfunction – the inability to adequately move blood through ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... Inmar announced today that ... of its Product, Quality and Manufacturers, Dietary Supplements and Supply Chain Committees. , ... the consumer goods industry, it can be difficult for companies to navigate, stay ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... September 04, 2015 , ... ... recipient of three separate “Partner of the Year” awards at this year’s Microsoft ... being named Microsoft’s 2015 “Partner of the Year” Award Winner for Data Platform ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... San ... available at CitiDent. CEREC is a newer method for creating restorations through innovative ... patients by eliminating the need for multiple appointments, CEREC produces restorations with total ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Providence Fertility Center to Host Fertility Cocktail Hour on October 8, 2015 at Waterman Grille for Women Who Wish to Learn About Their Fertility and Egg Freezing 2Health News:Georgia Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Charity Drive to Assist the Family of Young Local Girl Diagnosed with an Enlarged Heart 2Health News:Georgia Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Charity Drive to Assist the Family of Young Local Girl Diagnosed with an Enlarged Heart 3Health News:Inmar Experts To Address OTC Manufacturers’ Session on Hazardous Waste and Handling at CHPA Meeting 2Health News:Inmar Experts To Address OTC Manufacturers’ Session on Hazardous Waste and Handling at CHPA Meeting 3Health News:Scalability Experts is Awarded Three Separate 2015 “Partner of the Year” Awards at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2Health News:Scalability Experts is Awarded Three Separate 2015 “Partner of the Year” Awards at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 3Health News:Scalability Experts is Awarded Three Separate 2015 “Partner of the Year” Awards at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 4Health News:San Francisco Dentist, Dr. Ben Amini, is Now Offering CEREC Technology at CitiDent 2
... the New York Times US has taken necessary steps and ... of their parents//. It was found that women took leave ... Also this distracted them from their schedule of work and ... are that they suffer from a wide rage of medical ...
... farm accident, claimed a chance for survival after he was airlifted ... had suffered grave injuries on his upper body, and was lifted ... in the helicopter, said “I don't want to take all the ... on the scene all deserve praise. But we certainly played a ...
... the emergency management of patients with infectious disease, more ... two hospitals in Hong Kong. A scenario involving transfer ... hospital to the other was simulated. ,The ... the training program. The Fire Services Department responded immediately ...
... new treatments for many conditions as they have the ability ... human embryo stem cell is entangled in a lot of ... less controversial source of cells for stem cell research. ... isolation of the cells from mice testes and was of ...
... are getting sensitive to noise, and do not like it ... in noisy surroundings// may face an increased risk of suffering ... the chances of urban middle-aged adults, living on ... 46 percent chance of suffering heart attack, than those who ...
... control in all the schools of England in a move ... are currently 2,409 nurses who work in primary and secondary ... massive extension, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. ... to have at least one full-time qualified nurse working with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Human Testicular Cells Would Help In Stem Cell Research 2
(Date:9/4/2015)... -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbd3bt/stability_testing ... Testing of Pharmaceuticals (London, UK - December 2-3, 2015)" ... this comprehensive two day seminar delegates will: ... are suitable for global arketing - Be able ... samples and facilities - Know how to save ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... MUMBAI, India , Sept. 3, 2015  Cipla, ... to meet the everyday needs of all patients, today ... into definitive agreements to acquire two US-based companies, InvaGen ... subject to certain closing conditions, is valued at $550 ... combined revenue from these transactions is over $200 million ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... With a population of more than 1 ... also its single largest potential market for goods and ... all major world economies in the average rate of ... health expenditures. As an in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market, ... United States, western European countries, and Japan. China represents ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Stability Testing of Pharmaceuticals: 2 Day Seminar - London, UK - December 2-3, 2015 2Cipla to acquire 100% of generic businesses in US for $550M 2Cipla to acquire 100% of generic businesses in US for $550M 3Cipla to acquire 100% of generic businesses in US for $550M 4Cipla to acquire 100% of generic businesses in US for $550M 5IVD in China 2IVD in China 3IVD in China 4IVD in China 5IVD in China 6IVD in China 7IVD in China 8IVD in China 9IVD in China 10IVD in China 11IVD in China 12IVD in China 13
... SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2011 The U.S. Food ... allow a new group of patients at risk of stroke ... RX Acculink carotid stent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) ... neck bring blood to the brain. The blood flow in ...
... BEACH, Calif., May 6, 2011 Yesterday, the ... Novartis drug Afinitor® (everolimus) for the treatment of ... less than five percent of all pancreatic cancer ... aggressive than the more common form of pancreatic ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA Expands Approved Use For Carotid Stent 2FDA Expands Approved Use For Carotid Stent 3FDA Approves Novartis Drug Afinitor to Treat Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: