Navigation Links
NephCure Foundation Announces Research Grant Program Recipients
Date:7/28/2009

Seven applicants receive a total of over $1.7 million

BERWYN, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NephCure Foundation (NCF) has awarded more than $1.7 million to researchers in its 2009 Scientific Research Grant Program.

The announcement was made by Henry Brehm, NephCure Foundation's Executive Director and Dr. Lawrence Holzman, Chair of the NCF Scientific Advisory Board.

The Scientific Grant Program supports basic, transitional and clinical research initiatives to understand the cause, identify treatments and find the cure for primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and Nephrotic Syndrome (NS). To date, The NephCure Foundation has committed over $6 million to research and education, including $1.6 million for the 2008 Scientific Research Grant Program.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship grants were awarded to:

  • Sebastian Martini, M.D. of University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Hideki Kato, M.D., Ph.D. of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Young Investigator Grants were awarded to:

  • Christian Faul, Ph.D. of University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Valerie Anne Schumacher, Ph.D. of Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
  • Kirk Campbell M.D. of University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Mira Krendel, Ph.D. of SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Established Investigator New Direction Grant awarded to:

  • Sanja Sever, Ph.D. of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

The NephCure Foundation launched the grant program in 2008, providing funding for basic, translational and clinical research into two potentially devastating kidney conditions, FSGS and NS. Since the inaugural year, the program has seen nearly a 150
'/>"/>

SOURCE NephCure Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc./Lymphoma Research Foundation funds lymphoma research
2. Dr. Christopher Olivia Appointed to Foundation Radiology Group Board of Directors
3. Questcor and Child Neurology Foundation Announce Creation of Infantile Spasms Awareness Week
4. Foundation Radiology Group Builds Sales and Marketing Teams for Projected Record-Year Growth
5. National Science Foundation Announces $20M Research Award to South Carolina
6. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $3.8 Million To Drive Nine Industry Partnerships For Pre-Clinical Parkinsons Drug Development
7. The National Alliance for Caregiving and MetLife Foundation Honor Innovators Making a Difference in the Lives of Caregivers
8. The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education Launches Integrated Rebranding Operation
9. American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screenings and Discussion of HBO Series The Alzheimers Project
10. TCS Healthcare Technologies Provides $5,000 Seed Money to Help Fund New CMSA Foundation
11. Scleroderma Foundation Holds Gateway to Hope 2009 National Patient Education Conference in St. Louis, Mo.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hay ... 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) ... field of Yoga & Recovery. This book is meant ... thrive in a life of recovery. , Recovery 2.0 ... the 12 Steps; Recovery 2.0 is a guide for what ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Losing Weight Your Body’s Way , In ... in the face, it certainly can be difficult to choose ... an extra favor by doing it the healthy way? Set ... listen to your body, exercise regularly, and choose foods with ... losing weight; you need to exercise more and eat less. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. ... and length may be showing a genetic propensity for obesity ... genes have been linked to increased body fat, but the ... lean muscle, the researchers said. At 1 year, kids ... 2 and 3, however, these genes were linked to excessive ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Measures taken by Firestone officials at ... may have limited the spread of the disease there ... Firestone Natural Rubber Co. provides health services to about ... densely populated communities. Between Aug. 1 and Sept. ... among those 80,000 people. That incidence rate of 0.09 ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Allegheny General Hospital’s (AGH) Cardiovascular Institute is ... repair a damaged mitral valve as the heart continues ... by Abbott Vascular , is designed to treat ... in which the heart’s mitral valve leaflets fail to ... heart’s left ventricle into the left atrium. The heart ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 3Health News:ReductionGuruMD Presents Ways to Improve Your Weight Loss Results 2Health News:Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds 2Health News:Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 3
... the conscious businesses of the 21st century? Why not Bentley ... businesses that transform the world? Maybe that,s what your heart ... calling out to you to do." -- ... keynote address,to approximately 1,000 Bentley undergraduate students at the 89th,commencement ceremony ...
... ... display art and videos promoting seat belt use, CLEVELAND, May 17 , What: ... mobilization, When: Monday, May 19, 2008 ... The Cleveland House of Blues 308 Euclid Avenue ...
... Back; Merger Sets Up Healthy ... Retail Chain, LORTON, Va., May 16 Healthy ... workplace back wellness created an,ergonomic revolution, has acquired all ... Back,s 18 stores and ecommerce division,claimed 2007 revenues of ...
... report side effects, but critics want agency to act, ... -- Direct-to-consumer drug ads on television should include a ... adverse side effects, U.S. health experts suggested Friday. , ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Such phone numbers are ...
... the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago (Abstract ... patients with colon cancer and is the basis for proposed ... , This new study, using National Cancer Institute (NCI) ... III clinical trial data, shows that outcomes of patients with ...
... of the uterus (submucosal) are more likely to move to ... dont cause major complications, according to a new study. ... underwent an MRI examination before and after UAE. The study ... migrated to the endometrial cavity after UAE, said Sachit Verma, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:John Mackey, Chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market(R), and Ellen M. Zane, President and CEO, Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Offer Advice to Bentley Students at May 17 Commencement 2Health News:John Mackey, Chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market(R), and Ellen M. Zane, President and CEO, Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Offer Advice to Bentley Students at May 17 Commencement 3Health News:John Mackey, Chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market(R), and Ellen M. Zane, President and CEO, Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Offer Advice to Bentley Students at May 17 Commencement 4Health News:John Mackey, Chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market(R), and Ellen M. Zane, President and CEO, Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Offer Advice to Bentley Students at May 17 Commencement 5Health News:John Mackey, Chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market(R), and Ellen M. Zane, President and CEO, Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Offer Advice to Bentley Students at May 17 Commencement 6Health News:Northeast Ohio Kicks Off the 2008 Click It or Ticket Campaign 2Health News:Northeast Ohio Kicks Off the 2008 Click It or Ticket Campaign 3Health News:The Back Wars Come to a Close 2Health News:FDA Panel Considers Toll-Free Number for TV Drug Ads 2Health News:FDA Panel Considers Toll-Free Number for TV Drug Ads 3
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 21, 2014   BioNano ... the latest genomics research centers to purchase an ... Institute, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH Intramural ... Center). Before Irys, obtaining a comprehensive view of ... generation sequencing (NGS) does not deliver the scalability ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 21, 2014 Influenza will affect ... deaths in the United States as ... are thought to spread is from person to person in ... has a serve way of death, but kills much fewer ... is also done by human fluids including sweat, saliva, blood ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014 Sanomedics International ... 2014 report by Global Research & Data Services, demand ... year from 2014 through 2018, as demand for more ... is the world,s largest market for thermometers, ... advanced thermometers is Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 2BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation 3WholeHealth Products is proud to be releasing its Influenza A and B combo test, on the heels of the announcing of its phase 2 completion of the Rapid Ebola Test 2Sanomedics International Holdings Analyst Report: Taking Some Heat by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2
... Health System, recognized as one of the safest health ... HD by Talyst, a leader of pharmacy automation. The ... built-to-last 10 years guarantee. Berger Health System, ... implementing AutoPharm®, AutoPack™ and AutoLabel® to help reduce medication ...
... 2011 Clinicians at one of New Zealand,s leading hospitals ... newly-installed TrueBeam™ device in the first month of its ... VAR ) adds to Wellington Hospital,s radiotherapy ... The first patient in the country – ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Berger Health System Partners With Pharmacy Automation Leader to Improve Patient Safety 2Wellington Hospital, New Zealand Becomes First in Southern Hemisphere to Offer Patients Fast and Precise TrueBeam Treatments 2Wellington Hospital, New Zealand Becomes First in Southern Hemisphere to Offer Patients Fast and Precise TrueBeam Treatments 3
... Craftsmanship have produced the finest ... Ocutek now makes them available ... the coveted Meisterbrief certificate, which ... qualified to become Ocutek instrument ...
... of German Craftsmanship have produced ... the world. Ocutek now makes ... holders of the coveted Meisterbrief ... apprenticeship, are qualified to become ...
... Centuries of German Craftsmanship have ... in the world. Ocutek now ... Only holders of the coveted ... eight-year apprenticeship, are qualified to ...
Medtronic Ophthalmics offers a comprehensive selection of corneal trephine,blades and handles. Handcrafted, sharp, uniform blade edges promote a,symetrical and vertical cut of all corneal layers....
Medicine Products: