Navigation Links
TMC institutions get $20 million renewal grant for translational medicine center
Date:7/6/2012

In 2006, three Texas Medical Center institutions were among the first in the nation to receive a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to accelerate the translation of laboratory discoveries into patient treatments. That grant has been renewed for another 5 years.

The grant was used to establish the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS ), which is operated by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

Headquartered at UTHealth, the center is one of 60 established through the NIH's CTSA program to fast-track research development, train a new generation of researchers and engage communities in clinical research. In the latest grant, the NIH is providing $20 million for the center's infrastructure with participating institutions contributing more than $25 million in matching funds.

"The CTSA brings institutions and knowledge together, and UTHealth is proud to be a keystone in that process," said Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D., president ad interim of UTHealth. "This grant renewal is vital to enhancing collaboration - thereby fostering innovation and outcomes."

David McPherson, M.D., executive director and co-principal investigator of the CCTS, chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the UTHealth Medical School and medical director of the Heart & Vascular Institute at Memorial Hermann-TMC, said, "We are fortunate to be the recipient of this grant in this time of budget restraints."

Highlights of the center's first 5 years include support of studies demonstrating the benefit of a drug that treats blindness in premature babies, showing that body cooling reduces mortality of infants with asphyxia, targeting delivery of new drugs directly to disease sites and administering bone marrow-derived stem cells to improve recovery from s
'/>"/>

Contact: Robert Cahill
Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3030
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Rush joins elite group of institutions with accredited research programs
2. Tufts Medical Center researchers receive $10 million NIH grant to test blood clot prevention drug
3. 5 Million Test Tube Babies Born to Date
4. Taxman Foundation pledges $2.5 million to boost training of digestive disease experts
5. Jaeckle Fleischmann Environmental Attorneys Recover Additional $5 Million for Solvent Chemical
6. 40 Million Americans Addicted to Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
7. Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research renewed with $8.5 million NIH grant
8. NIH awards $6.1 million grant to GUMC to establish Center of Excellence for Health Disparities
9. Aging Brain Care model receives $7.8 million in CMS innovation funding
10. More Than 46 Million Americans Uninsured in 2011: Report
11. FirstVitals Health and Wellness, Inc. awarded $4 Million CMS Innovation Grant for Unique Telehealth Diabetes Progam Focused on Glycemic Control and Prevention of Diabetic Foot Complications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
TMC institutions get $20 million renewal grant for translational medicine center
(Date:8/27/2014)... 28, 2014 The National League for ... DrPH, MN, RN, FAAN, became the inaugural director of ... Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education , effective ... comprise the NLN Home for Transformative Excellence, established with ... year ago. , Under Dr. Dennis’s leadership, the ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... August 28, 2014 Recently, Skmen.com, a ... designs of celebrity bodycon dresses . The company ... has thousands of trendy items in stock and ready ... casual outfits, long sleeve sweater dresses and so forth. ... stunning colours. , “We are proud to announce ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 Philadelphia, PA. Inc. magazine ... Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s ... comprehensive look at the most important segment of the ... gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500 ... , “Some of world’s greatest companies have had ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... All Canada Goose Parkas from ... from classic to modern. With unique detailing such as buttons, ... is a step up in opulence. Recently, the company has ... for 2014. , True enough, the new assortment ... discounts (up to 28% off) on all these brand new ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Locating an approximate price for an insurance ... information before rates would be viewable. The Quotes Pros ... are distributed online using its policy locator at ... adult has access to review using the national finder ... for quotation distribution built in 2013 is now programmed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Betty Pierce Dennis to Lead NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education 2Health News:Betty Pierce Dennis to Lead NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education 3Health News:Betty Pierce Dennis to Lead NLN/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education 4Health News:Skmen.com Unveils Its New Celebrity Bodycon Dresses for Its Loyal Customers 2Health News:Inc Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies - the Inc. 500 2Health News:CanadaGooseJackor.nu: 2014 Canada Goose Banff Parkas At Discounted Prices 2Health News:Life Insurance Quotes for Term Policies Now Found at Insurer Website Online 2
... more likely than others to introduce their infants to cow,s ... children at risk of health complications, according to a study ... and Poverty, New York. The study showed that women ... during their first or second trimester of pregnancy -- from ...
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, June 28 ... cholesterol levels, statins don,t appear to reduce the chances of ... scientists have found. Statins are used widely to treat ... with heart disease and -- in more recent years -- ...
... ... California based laboratory equipment repair and instrument calibration services company, has been formally ... calibration lab., , ... (PRWEB) June 29, 2010 -- Beginning in 2009, the AL-TAR Quality ...
... Advanced ... percutaneous—or through the skin—techniques, according to a new study appearing online and in the ... ... 2010 -- Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away from more invasive ...
... Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away ... skintechniques, according to a new study appearing online and ... Radiology . Biopsythe removal of cells or ... The first percutaneous needle biopsy of the liver was ...
... A literature review, led by Dr. Joseph Lee, published in the ... Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ( JAAOS ) suggests that a ... back and leg pain in adults, but surgery is not for ... low back pain at some point in their lives Disks, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:WIC might prevent mothers from feeding cow's milk too early 2Health News:Statins May Not Be as Helpful for Those Without Heart Disease 2Health News:Statins May Not Be as Helpful for Those Without Heart Disease 3Health News:AL-TAR Services, Inc. Laboratory Is Now Accredited For ACLASS Standards 2Health News:Use of Less Invasive, Imaging-Guided Biopsies on the Rise 2Health News:Use of Less Invasive, Imaging-Guided Biopsies on the Rise 3Health News:Use of less invasive, imaging-guided biopsies on the rise 2Health News:Lower back pain and surgery 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... Aug. 27, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds ... oncology, hematology-oncology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and nephrology) expect ... a biosimilar has been assessed in to be ... choose to prescribe. Other key ... Acceptance of Biosimilars Across Physician Specialties ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Fla. , Aug. 27, 2014 ... today that it has released a preview of its ... the pharmaceutical industry avoid drug shortages and maintain a ... The Plan, a first for the ... and biopharmaceutical industry members and describes how industry can ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... YORK , Aug. 27, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... in its catalogue: Baby Food Eastern Europe ... Summary "Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014" is a new ... demand prospects in Eastern Europe , ... various trends. This report also examines trends which are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Surveyed Physicians Expect to Choose Between Future Biosimilars Based on Robustness and Number of Clinical Trials 2ISPE Releases First Look at its Plan to Prevent Drug Shortages 2ISPE Releases First Look at its Plan to Prevent Drug Shortages 3ISPE Releases First Look at its Plan to Prevent Drug Shortages 4Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014 2Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014 3Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014 4Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014 5Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014 6Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014 7Baby Food Eastern Europe 2014 8
... Pulse Oximeter monitors SpO2, pulse ... is designed to provide fast, ... The device rejects spontaneous motion ... operator of excess artifacts and ...
... Radical can operate in two additional ... be removed, creating a fully featured handheld ... also be used to upgrade existing equipment ... additinal hardware or software upgrades to improve ...
Halogen-free immersion oil based on ester oil....
Immersion Oil, 150 cs...
Medicine Products: