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Wayne State Lands $3M in Stimulus Funds for ‘Omics Research PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2009 02:35
Wayne State University has won around $3 million for genetics and genomics research support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the university said Friday. WSU said that it has received a total of $11.2 million in ARRA grants from the National Institutes of Health to fund biological research programs in a variety of areas, as well as stimulus funding from the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation. All told, Wayne State said it has garnered 32 ARRA grants worth a total of nearly $18 million.
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NIH-funded researchers sequence exomes of 12 people PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 August 2009 06:54

In a pioneering effort that generated massive amounts of DNA sequence data from 12 people, a team supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has demonstrated the feasibility and value of a new strategy for identifying relatively rare genetic variants that may cause or contribute to disease. The proof-of-concept findings were published online today in the journal Nature.

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Coriell Gains $16.3M for Genetics Resource PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 August 2009 06:50
The Coriell Institute for Medical Research has won a $16.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue to host a genetics resource of specimens and clinical data specifically for use in studies of neurological diseases.
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Indonesia To Receive $18M From Global Fund For TB Programs PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 14 August 2009 04:00
Indonesia received US$18 million to fund programs promoting its fight against tuberculosis as the Health Ministry's director general for disease control and environmental recovery, Tjandra Yoga Aditama, signed an agreement with the executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Michel Kazatchkine.
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NIH to Fund Bioinformatics Small Business Grants PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 August 2009 05:26
The National Institutes of Health will fund research into biomedical informatics and computational biology through three new programs, including two small business-focused grants.
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Nycomed Grants Forest U.S. Rights to COPD Drug for $100M Up Front PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 August 2009 05:06

Forest Laboratories is paying $100 up front for U.S. rights to Nycomed’s investigational compound for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). An NDA for Daxas®, a selective phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) enzyme inhibitor, was submitted to the FDA in July.

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Ceregene Receives Additional Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Expand Long-Term Testing of CERE-120 Patients PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 10 August 2009 05:37
Ceregene, Inc. today announced that the Michael J. Fox Foundation will provide partial funds for long-term follow-up testing of patients enrolled in the company's Phase 2 trial of CERE-120 for Parkinson's disease. The funding will enable Ceregene to collect and analyze more extensive data for up to 48 months from patients with advanced Parkinson's disease who were enrolled in the double-blind, controlled trial which ended in November 2008.
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Vernalis Earns $6M Up Front in Oncology Deal with GSK PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 August 2009 06:28
GlaxoSmithKline is paying Vernalis $6 million up front for one of its oncology targets. The up-front fee includes $3 million in cash and a $3 million equity investment, but potential milestone payments could top $200 million. Vernalis also stands to earn additional double-digit sales royalties. 
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NHGRI to Fund Genomics Education, Career Development PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 August 2009 06:19
The National Human Genome Research Institute will fund education programs and training initiatives that are connected to specific NHGRI initiatives or are aimed at spreading new information and approaches.
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Aphios Awarded NIH Grant for CFI Virus and Pathogen Inactivation Technology for Blood Products and Biologics PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 05 August 2009 03:46

Aphios Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop CFI as a generally-applicable virus and pathogen inactivation technology for human plasma, plasma products and biologics.

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New $17.4 million science building to debut at PVCC PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2009 02:25

It's been years in the making, but the Paradise Valley Community College new Life Sciences building is ready for its close up. The fall semester starts Saturday but you can get a sneak peak of the new building during a ribbon cutting and tour grand opening from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday. The building's 35,000-plus square feet gives breathing room to the science departments on campus. Space was tight when all the sciences (chemistry, astronomy, biology and others) had to share space. The new building will contain only the biological sciences such as anatomy, physiology and microbiology.

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Oklahoma Med-Research Foundation on Track to Consolidate Facilities Next Year PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 August 2009 06:52

The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation said it is on track to complete construction next year of a $125 million, 186,000-square-foot research center designed to fulfill its longstanding goal of bringing under one roof research efforts now scattered among several buildings.

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University Of Alabama Receives $7.5M NIH Grant To Continue HIV Research PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 14 August 2009 04:19

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Center for AIDS Research a five-year, $7.5 million grant "to continue researching, preventing and treating HIV, the medical center announced Tuesday," the Birmingham News reports.

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NIH to Fund Molecular Probes for Neurobiology Studies PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 14 August 2009 02:45
The National Institutes of Health will award grants of up to $150,000 per year to fund institutions and organizations that develop new small molecule probes that may be used to investigate biological functioning in the nervous system, NIH said today.
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Texas A&M Institute for Genomic Medicine Receives EPA Funding to Study Human Health Risk from Chemicals PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 August 2009 05:21

The Texas A&M Institute for Genomic Medicine (TIGM) – a joint research institute of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Texas A&M University – is a co-recipient of a $3.2 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency and its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program. The primary objective of the grant is to study current human health risk from chemical exposures. TIGM will receive $750,000 over three years in collaboration with the University of Houston and Indiana University through a new entity called the Texas-Indiana Virtual STAR (TIVS) Center.

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Hawaii Biotech Receives Tick-Borne Encephalitis Vaccine Grant PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 August 2009 04:20

Hawaii Biotech, Inc. was awarded a three-year $2.9 million SBIR phase II grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease to continue development of a vaccine to protect healthy individuals from Tick-Borne Encephalitis. This brings Hawaii Biotech's current product array to three, including vaccine candidates for dengue virus, West Nile virus and Tick-Borne Encephalitis.

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LSUHSC's Lazartigues awarded $1.2 million grant PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 10 August 2009 05:19

New Orleans, LA Dr. Eric Lazartigues, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine, has been awarded a $1.2 million Research Project (RO1) grant by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The 5-year grant will support his research to advance our understanding of the role of the brain in regulating blood pressure and the development of hypertension. Dr. Lazartigues' research could pave the way for the development of new treatments for cardiovascular disease America's #1 killer.

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PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 August 2009 06:23
New therapeutics funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), have achieved a significant milestone in their development as they advance toward the clinic, the ADDF announced today. PharmatrophiX, a biotechnology company founded in 2005 with funding from ADDF, has entered into an exclusive collaboration with Elan Corporation to research, develop, and commercialize a portfolio of small-molecule compounds that show promise in treating Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.
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Diabetes Foundation Allies with Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation to Accelerate R&D PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 August 2009 06:18

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF) agreed to work together to advance diabetes drug R&D. The initial focus will be on pancreatic beta-cell regeneration and survival to restore beta-cell function in diabetes.

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NIDA Plans to Fund Epigenomics of HIV PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 05 August 2009 03:43
The National Institute on Drug Abuse plans to fund research that will use epigenomics approaches to study HIV and how it is linked to substance abuse, the National Institutes of Health said in a notice posted on its website.
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