Navigation Links
School of public health gets $19 million grant for tobacco research
Date:9/20/2013

nce. New research from TCORS will help inform and assess the impact of FDA's prior, ongoing and potential future tobacco regulatory activities implemented by CTP.

"While we've made tremendous strides in reducing the use of tobacco products in the U.S., smoking still accounts for one in five deaths each year, which is far too many," said NIH Director Francis S. Collins. "FDA/NIH partnerships like the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science keep us focused on reducing the burden and devastation of preventable disease caused by tobacco use."

The TCORS awards represent a significant investment in federal tobacco regulatory science, including $53 million in the first year and a potential total of more than $273 million over the next five years. Designed to generate vital research in seven core areas and ensure innovation in the field, the research supported by this initiative will provide scientific evidence within the following seven FDA tobacco-related research interest areas:

  • Diversity of tobacco products
  • Reduction of addiction
  • Reduction of toxicity and carcinogenicity
  • Adverse health consequences
  • Communications
  • Marketing of tobacco products
  • Economics and policies

TCORS proposals were selected for funding based on their scientific and technical merit as determined by NIH scientific peer review, availability of funds, and relevance of the proposed projects to program priorities. The other 13 TCORS have been awarded to: American Heart Association, Dallas; University of Maryland, College Park; Virginia Commonwealth University; University of California-San Francisco; University of Vermont and State Agriculture College; University of Pennsylvania; Yale University; Penn State College of Medicine/Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center; University of Southern California; University of Texas Health Sciences Center; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ohio State University; and Unive
'/>"/>

Contact: Frances Marine
francesmarine@gsu.edu
404-413-1504
Georgia State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Nordic Naturals® “What’s Essential™ School Supplies Giveaway” Opens 9/20/13 — One Lucky School To Win $3,000 to Spend on School Supplies
2. School of Public Health Receives $390,000 Grant to Study Alcohol Use Among Youth Acquiring HIV
3. Prepare for the New School Year at ProCEP
4. ParentMagic Inc. Releases September Article Titled "Homework Do's and Don'ts" for Parents of Kids Heading Back to School
5. Medical Assistant Program Approved for Phlebotomy Career Training School
6. School of Public Health receives $390,000 grant to study alcohol use among youth acquiring HIV
7. Chicago Public High School Students to Rub Shoulders with Scientists from Around the World
8. Smart New Website Offers Future Students a Way to Search for Medical Schools
9. Mexico City School Safety Police Reach Out to Youth with The Truth About Drugs
10. American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools ® Designation
11. Discount Bridge School Benefit Tickets: QueenBeeTickets.com Releases Inventory of 2013 Bridge School Benefit Concert Tickets for October Shows at Shoreline Amphitheatre
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 United Theological Seminary is pleased ... Le Donne and Peter J. Bellini. Both began their ... United is a Director of Non-Degree Programs, Mark Abbott, ... Anthony Le Donne, Assistant Professor of New Testament, received ... New Testament, Second Temple Judaism, and Greek courses. His ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Cosmetic Town is a new web directory ... considering cosmetic treatments. The site features doctors who ... to educate prospective patients on a variety of cosmetic ... referral system that helps patients find cosmetic specialists in ... fields. , Cosmetic Town started its recruitment of ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... The VitaSleep FDA cleared anti-snoring device ... an easier breathing capacity by slightly adjusting the position ... can breathe easier and helps reduce or even completely ... it can meet the needs of each individual snorer. ... by actual customer reviews. Johathan R. from Statham ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Ce-Classes.com has developed a Learning Management ... to pass inspections and audits. Ce-Classes.com can ... accreditation and state licensing criteria by providing their ... administrators can monitor employee compliance with mandatory training ... can be developed based on the policies and ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Andrie, Inc. V. Dept. of Treasury, Mich. S. ... has made the determination that a purchaser of tangible goods ... was unable to prove during an audit that sales ... Court of Appeals decision on whether a purchaser bears the ... purchases from Michigan sellers. The Court states “in order to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Growing Seminary Welcomes New Faculty 2Health News:The New Doctors’ Directory, Cosmetic Town Does the Research for Consumers of Plastic Surgeries 2Health News:New Dental Device Reviews to Stop Snoring by VitalSleep 2Health News:Company Helps Healthcare Agencies to Pass Inspections and Audits 2Health News:Company Helps Healthcare Agencies to Pass Inspections and Audits 3Health News:Taxpayer Failing To Prove Sales Tax Was Paid At Time Of Purchase Results In Use Tax Due 2Health News:Taxpayer Failing To Prove Sales Tax Was Paid At Time Of Purchase Results In Use Tax Due 3
... Health Care, a leading,regional not-for-profit health insurer with ... New Hampshire, has selected IncentOne, the leading,provider of ... and,Preferred Care health plan members through the health ... plans that utilize the "WellStyle Extras",option, now can ...
... their teachers from four counties, San,Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo and ... Nov. 6 On Sunday, November 9,2008 at 1 ... Stater Bros. Markets, in conjunction with KFRG radio stations ... children on the field,of the Arrowhead Credit Union Stadium ...
... interfere with mechanisms that inhibit cell regeneration , , THURSDAY, Nov. ... and brain can,t be repaired now if they are severed ... again are being proposed by separate groups of researchers. , ... the built-in mechanisms that prevent nerve cell regeneration. One approach ...
... Medicaid Health Plans of,America (MHPA), the leading ... plans, today extended its congratulations to,President-Elect Barack ... the 44th,President of the United States., ... historic,victory," stated MHPA,s Executive Director Thomas L. ...
... rights for members and,non-union workers, SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. ... by more than 97 percent to approve a,groundbreaking new ... workers that are far ahead of the rest of ... Healthcare Workers-West (UHW) won the,agreement with their employer after ...
... Product for Hands Helps Improve Healing, Reduce ... Post-Op ... Ready(TM) announced today,the release of its breakthrough Hand Wrap for ... The Hand Wrap,dramatically increases physicians, and patients, treatment options by,extending ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MVP Health Care and IncentOne Partner to Provide Member Incentives for MVP and Preferred Care 'WellStyle Extras' Program 2Health News:Stater Bros. Charities, KFRG Radio Stations and Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Will Present More Than 1,100 Brand-New Bikes to 4th Grade Students! 2Health News:New Pathways Studied to Repair Nerves 2Health News:New Pathways Studied to Repair Nerves 3Health News:United Healthcare Workers Win New Contract with Horizon West 2Health News:United Healthcare Workers Win New Contract with Horizon West 3Health News:Game Ready(TM) Announces New Hand Treatment 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014  A substantial share ... decisions about which therapies are included in formularies—say ... according to a new Manhattan Research study, ... The study finds that P&T committee members in ... managers (PBMs) have set a high bar for ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014 Lazarus Effect, ... novel interventional devices to facilitate removal of blood clots, ... from the financing will support EU commercialization of several ... for the Lazarus ReCover™ and Lazarus Cover™ in ... financing reflects investor confidence in the value of our ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... -- For its innovative modular Biomedical Research building in ... has earned a Modular Building Institute (MBI) 2014 Award ... categories, MBI,s contest is the commercial modular industry,s premier ... dealers, and product and service providers. ... our team," said Dan Palmer , President of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Formulary Decision Makers Say Pharma-Provided Patient Support Solutions Influence Formulary Placement 2Formulary Decision Makers Say Pharma-Provided Patient Support Solutions Influence Formulary Placement 3Lazarus Effect Closes $5 Million Financing 2Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 2Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 3Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 4
... Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader ... company has established a Medical Affairs function to accelerate ... provide strategic guidance on clinically driven processes, innovations and ... Accuray has been focused on driving innovation that meets ...
... Millennium Pharmacy Systems, Inc. has announced that Philip ... Vice President and Chief Operating Officer based in its ... 29, 2010. Mr. Keough brings over twenty ... consulting experience to Millennium. He most recently led Keoco, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Accuray Establishes Medical Affairs Function 2Accuray Establishes Medical Affairs Function 3Pharmacy Industry Veteran Joins Millennium Pharmacy Systems as COO 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: