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Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational Celebrates 16 Years of 'Surfing for a Cure' to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 16 years, beachgoers have been invited to watch respected surfers, business leaders, community members and cancer survivors "surfing for a cure" at the annual Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational held at U...

Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc./Lymphoma Research Foundation funds lymphoma research

New York, NY The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is pleased to announce that the 2009 Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc./Lymphoma Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Career Development Award has been awarded to Kai Fu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Ne...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.6 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Funds Over $1.2 Million This Year to Community Outreach Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of over 100 Affiliates nationwide dedicated to putting an end to breast cancer, recently provided community grants totaling over $1.6 million dollars to support Bay Area b...

Stimulus Funds Support VA Energy Conservation Efforts

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a clean-energy transformation, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is targeting nearly one-quarter of its $1.4 billion in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to investments in clean energy generation and energy conserva...

DOE funds Clemson University clean energy research

Clemson University associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering David Bruce will participate in a multi-university Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) funded with $12.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy. The Center for Atomic-Level Catalyst Design (CALCD) is focused on ...

NTU receives $2.7 million research funds for innovative water quality monitoring technologies

Two projects from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) receive up to S$4 million in research fund from the Environment & Water Industry Development Council (EWI) under its second Challenge Call for Request-for-Proposals (RFP) in the area of rapid microbial detection. The winning proposal fro...

Neovasc Inc. Postpones Plans for U.S. Listing to Focus Funds on Commercializing Its Reducer Device for Refractory Angina

- Company files to deregister Common Stock with the SEC - - Canadian public listing on TSX Venture Exchange unaffected by postponement of plans for U.S. listing - TSX Venture Exchange: NVC VANCOUVER, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSX...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Receives Recovery Funds for New Healthy Homes Program

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health has received a grant for nearly $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, to implement a new program aimed at improving the environmental safety of foster homes in Erie and Philadelphia. ...

National Kidney Foundation's 23rd Annual Maryland Golf Classic Raises Funds to Fight Kidney Disease

Redskins Kicker Shaun Suisham's Foursome Takes First Place WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation's 23rd Annual Maryland Golf Classic presented by Capital Carpets & Ronald D. Paul Companies raised close to $60,000 to fight kidney disease in the Washi...

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MedImmune Funds Study to Help Gain Insights Into Full Burden of RSV Disease Among Premature Infants

Prospective Study Seeks to Assess RSV Burden in Outpatient Setting During First Year of Life; Reinforcing Commitment to Pediatric Research GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune continues to advance its commitment to pediatric research with today's announcement of the first ob...

NIH Funds New Wellstone Research Center for Muscular Dystrophy at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

First Wellstone center in New England and first center in the world to focus exclusively on facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy BOSTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) have awarded $9 million to launch a unique collaboration of researchers,...

Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees

Delegates Join World Vision, ONE to Build Hope and Give Help MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegates to the Republican Party Convention are sending a message to the most vulnerable communities around the world including evacuees in the Gulf Coast region and those suffer...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Funds $1.1 Million for Cutting-Edge Approaches to Parkinson's Disease Under Rapid Response Innovation Awards 2008

$2 million in total funding expected by year's end NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gene silencing techniques and induced pluripotent stem cell technology are among the cutting-edge approaches to Parkinson's drug development funded through The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Rapid Re...

Congressional Funds Awarded for Testing of Antimicrobial Copper Metals

U.S. Dept. of Defense Continues Study of Copper as Effective Means of Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections and Improving Indoor Air Quality NEW YORK, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressionally appropriated funds to continue clinical trails determining the antimicrobial effectivene...

Rendell Administration Announces Health Research Grants From Tobacco Settlement Funds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Secretary Everette James today announced four health research grants totaling nearly $18 million will be awarded from Pennsylvania's share of the national tobacco settlement for 2008-09. These competitive grants focus on specific re...

Debiopharm Group and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. Sign an Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0930

...mmercial potential. Once registered, the products are out-licensed to pharmaceutical partners for sales and marketing. Debiopharm independently funds the worldwide development of all of its products while providing expertise in pre-clinical and clinical trials, manufacturing, drug delivery and formu...

John Legend and Gap Join (PRODUCT)RED(TM) to Help Eliminate AIDS in Africa with Exclusive (RED)ZONE Seating at Madison Square Garden

...sit gapinc.com . About (RED)(TM) and (PRODUCT)RED(TM) (RED)'s primary objective is to engage the private sector in raising awareness and funds for the Global Fund, to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. Companies whose products take on the (PRODUCT)RED mark contribute a significant percentage of t...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...mmercial potential. Once registered, the products are out-licensed to pharmaceutical partners for sales and marketing. Debiopharm independently funds the worldwide development of all of its products while providing expertise in pre-clinical and clinical trials, manufacturing, drug delivery and formu...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...mmercial potential. Once registered, the products are out-licensed to pharmaceutical partners for sales and marketing. Debiopharm independently funds the worldwide development of all of its products while providing expertise in pre-clinical and clinical trials, manufacturing, drug delivery and formu...
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Uti

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Spinal muscular atrophy

...al muscular atrophy Death of spinal motor neurons and subsequent muscle ... resource Websites Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation raises funds for SMA ... Mission of the Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Foundation is to accelerate the development of a treatment or cure for Spinal ...

Recovery

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Pre-eclampsia

...in in the urine. Because pre - eclampsia refers to a set of symptoms rather than any causative factor, it is established that there are many... funds research, raises public awareness, and provides support. Preeclampsia is a disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum ......

Prader-Willi syndrome

... Committed to funding research to find treatments and a cure for Prader - Willi Syndrome (PWS) The Foundation for Prader - Willi Research funds medical research looking for treatments & a cure for Prader -Wili Syndrome . Prader - Willi (PWS) syndrome is characterized by sever...

Prader

...s ... Committed to funding research to find treatments and a cure for Prader -Willi Syndrome (PWS) The Foundation for Prader -Willi Research funds medical research looking for treatments & a cure for Prader -Wili Syndrome. Prader -Willi...two little words with life changing meaning....

Parkinson

...rkinson's and MJFF news sent straight to your inbox. ... Aims to identify the most promising Parkinson's disease-related research and raise the funds to assure that the best research is supported. Fact sheet about the untreatable motor system disorder. From the National Institute of Neurological...

Innate

... the many hacks and add-ons ... and a few nodes then Innate is the way to go. ... The Cancer Research Institute is a nonprofit organization that funds the most promising research worldwide focused ... The innate immune system evolved to ... Innate immunity is an ancient and conserved defe...

Child Development

...ontrol and Prevention) ... Puberty(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development ) ... Child Development Permit Stipends–receive funds and technical ... California Department of Education, Child Development Division and First Five California. ... Welcome to SRCD ... Child D...

B virus

... Hepatitis B virus are 42 nm in diameter and possess an isometric ... Viral Immunology Center for B Virus Diagnosis Service ... NIH's NCRR funds the National B Virus Resource Center to provide 24/7/365 ... Provides a clinical overview of the disease, its risk factors, consequences, ... ...
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University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems

MIAMI Hurricanes are the costliest natural disasters that strike the United States. A better understanding of how structures withstand -- or fail to withstand a hurricane could lead to improved construction standards and practices designed to protect human lives and enhance resiliency. The N...

T-STAR grant funds genetic studies on shrimp and papaya and endangered cycad rescue

The projects funded will serve aquaculture and papaya farmers as well as work toward the preservation of an endemic cycad species endangered due to attacks by several species of invasive insects. Hui Gong, an aquaculture researcher with WPTRC, was awarded $186,960 for a genetic variability stud...

NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects

The Human Microbiome Project has awarded more than $42 million to expand its exploration of how the trillions of microscopic organisms that live in or on our bodies affect our health, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today. The human microbiome is all the microorganisms that...

NIH funds $9.5 million for research on HIV and the human innate immune system

CLEVELAND Studying how the mouth wards off diseases will have implications for understanding overall how people stay healthy. The Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine will use a five-year, $9.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute for Dent...

NIH funds work at WPI on regenerating heart tissue and preventing urinary tract infections

WORCESTER, Mass. May 28, 2009 Congressman James McGovern, D-Massachusetts, today announced National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards for two researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park. Glenn Gaudette, PhD, assistant professor of b...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

Increase needed to train workforce, stimulate economy ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the White House unveiled its Fiscal Year 2010 budget request, proposing level funding for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) at $1.3 billion. The P...

DOE funds bio-inspired solar fuel center at Arizona State

TEMPE Ariz. -- Arizona State University will be home to a new Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) announced by the White House in conjunction with a speech delivered by President Barack Obama. The ASU center, one of 46 new EFRCs, will pursue advanced scientific research on solar energy conv...

G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation funds purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for UM's Rosenstiel School

VIRGINIA KEY, Fla. -- The University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has received a generous gift from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation to help bolster research initiatives across its scientific divisions, and to provide support for the School's continued academic su...

Research team wins funds to unravel a DNA mystery

An international research team headed by two researchers from the University of Adelaide, Australia, has been awarded a US$900,000 grant to help unravel the phenomenon of "DNA looping". DNA looping is responsible for controlling the expression of genes in cells. It is believed to play a key ro...

NIH funds development of resistance-breaking insecticides to reduce malaria transmission

Blacksburg, Va. Researchers from Virginia Tech and Molsoft LLC have received a five-year, $3.557 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to continue their promising work on a new class of resistance-breaking insecticides to reduce malaria transmission....
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NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Newly announced National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding will expand the reach of ongoing University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) research into a unique nanostructured coating to improve the performance and longevity of total joint replacement components. The broadened UAB r...

NeoStem Raises Additional Funds from Principals of Suzhou Erye Pharmaceuticals Company Ltd. and U.S. Institutional and Private Investors, Bringing the Total Recent Financings to Over $15 Million; Funds Will Support Expansion Activities in the United State

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ) announced today that it has raised additional gross funds of over $4 million from institutional and private investors. These funds, together with the $11 million private placement from three Asia-based investors announced...

Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue

SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Methuselah Foundation has identified Organovo, Inc. as a leader in the extraordinary science of bio-printing. The US Department of Health and Human Services predicts: "Within 20 years regenerative medicine will be the standard of care for replacing all tis...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

Increase needed to train workforce, stimulate economy ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the White House unveiled its Fiscal Year 2010 budget request, proposing level funding for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) at $1.3 billion. The P...

Immune Targeting Systems Completes Second Tranche of Series-A Funding Bringing Total Funds Raised to More Than GBP5m

LONDON, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Targeting Systems (ITS) Limited, a company developing synthetic vaccines for mutating viruses, today announced it has received GBP2.4m of investment as the second tranche of its series-A funding round. ITS's investors HealthCap, the London Technology F...

LI-COR Biosciences Offers $1.75 Million in Matching Funds for Undergraduate Genomics Education

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- LI-COR(R) Biosciences announces an enhanced matching funds program to support undergraduate hands-on education in genomics. $1.75 million in matching funds is available with LI-COR providing 60% of the funding to each qualifying institution. The Genomics...

Hoana Medical and Hawai'i Union Health and Welfare Trust Funds Partner to Fix Healthcare

24-Hour Patient Vigilance System Now Available to Nearly 30 Percent of State's Population HONOLULU, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move unparalleled in modern healthcare, Hoana Medical, Inc. and several Hawai'i unions are taking on patient safety by challenging tradit...

NIH Funds $1M Research at Quest Product Development and University of Colorado for New Digitally-Controlled Endoscopes

DENVER, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Product Development, with partner University of Colorado, has been awarded a $1,000,000 Small Business Technology Transfer grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development of a next-generation endoscope. MicroFlex technology, der...

NSF Funds New Entrepreneurship Program

OMAHA, Neb., March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Creighton University law, science, medical and business students are getting a real-world taste of what it takes to convert scientific research into new business ventures. Sixteen students -- selected through a competitive application and in...

NIH Funds Vaccine Research for Needle-free and Self-Administered Protection Against Pandemic Influenza

DENVER, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Biosystems, Inc.(R) (RMBI), a Denver area biomedical technology company, announced receipt of a grant award of approximately $600,000 over two years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Healt...

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Eugenics

...ological research station based in Cold Spring Harbor . Here he began experimenting with evolution of plants and animals. In 1904, Davenport received funds from the Carnegie Institution to found the Station for Experimental Evolution. 1910 heralded the Eugenics Record Office , Davenport and Harry H....

Stem cell

...ugust 11 , 2001 , that for the first time federal funds would be used to support research on human embryon...erns regarding embryonic stem cells, public health funds should focus on extending adult stem cell research...cientists already lining up for Prop. 71 stem cell funds . Stem-Cell Industry, Research Evolving (Nov. ...
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Variety

...children's charity that helps needy children ... Variety raises essential funds for the care and support of disadvantaged, ... Theatre and nightclub in Little Five Points. Variety is dedicated to raising funds for the purpose ... Variety's Kids. Gold Heart Program. Paper Heart Progr...

Stem

...or Stem Cell Research is an independent, nonprofit ... 7. What are the potential uses of human stem cells? ... The American Heart Association funds meritorious research involving human adult stem cells as part of our scientific research grant program. We do not fund any ... An introductio...

Lambda

...eate delegates or expression tree types. ... Foundation, the Beta-Mu Lambda Corporation, and the photo gallery. ... kindly accepted as we raise funds for renovation of the Mu Lambda Community House. ... Lambda Americas, High Power DC, Programmable, and High Voltage Capacitor Charging Power Su...

Genome project

...crobial Genome Projects ... The Bovine Genome Project leveraged NHGRI funds with funds from other sources. ... The Floral Genome Project will generate larg...

Genetic screen

...be used to identify good genome (3) ... Meaning of Genetic Screening as a legal term. What does Genetic Screening mean in law? ... public funds for voluntary genetic screening and counseling programs. ... Genetic screening refers to the use of specific ... Genetic screening may ...
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