Science Market Update

WSU Researcher Receives $2M for Prostate Cancer Trials

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, May 29, 2015

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men, with about 200,000 men diagnosed yearly and an approximately 10% death rate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Furthermore, prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men of all races and Hispanic origin populations.

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Cleaning Oil Spills With Lotus Leaves at Ohio State

Posted by Sam Asher on Thu, May 28, 2015

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6 University Research Teams Receive $7.5M for Neuroscience Studies

Posted by Robert Larkin on Wed, May 27, 2015

Six teams of researchers from leading univerisites are going to receive a set of three-year grants, totaling over $7.5 million, to create lab-grown brain cells in a process called neuronal maturation. 

The funding to the various universities was made possible by The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation as part of its Allen Distinguished Investigator grants, and will ensure the continued development of important neuroscience research.

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OHSU Sets Sights on $3.3M in NIH Funding for New Biotech

Posted by Robert Larkin on Tue, May 26, 2015

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University’s Casey Eye Institute are taking a strike at the leading causes of blindness, thanks to over $3 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

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UCI Receives $5M from NIAID to Advance New Blood Biotech

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, May 22, 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, more than 2 million people a year in the U.S. acquire antibiotic-resistant blood infections which result in nearly 23,000 deaths. This is precisely why researchers at University of California, Irvine are going to receive a five-year, $5 million award from the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID), for the development of a new biotechnology that detects infections in the bloodstream.

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UIUC Geneticist Develops World's First Rust-Resistant Soybean

Posted by Sam Asher on Thu, May 21, 2015

The United States leads the world in soybean production, harvesting some $4 billion each year from the plant. So when soybeans start falling prey to an affliction known as soybean rust, researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign step up their game to find a solution. A research geneticist has produced the world’s first rust-resistant soybean variant, solving a decades-old riddle that began at the University of Illinois.

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UPitt Researchers Study Broccoli for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Robert Larkin on Wed, May 20, 2015

Apparently kids aren’t the only ones who should be eating their broccoli. According to recent research by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, broccoli sprout extract may hold the key to preventing oral cancer and a variety of other head and neck cancers.

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UC Anschutz Expands With New Gates Biomanufacturing Facility

Posted by Robert Larkin on Tue, May 19, 2015

The University of Colorado Medical Campus is a prominent research institution that is expanding even further with the recent opening of the new Gates Biomanufacturing Facility (GBF).

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UCSD Takes a Deeper Look at Autism with $7.8M+ in fMRI Bioresearch

Posted by Robert Larkin on Mon, May 18, 2015

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are now working with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to predict language development in kids with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD).

Instances of autism have been rapidly increasing in the United States over the past few decades, with recent rates of affliction reported as high as 1 in 68 children. For many children affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), difficulties with language development are an unfortunate reality. 

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UC Davis Inhales $2.3M in Grants for Pulmonary Bioresearch

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, May 15, 2015

Patients with a condition called lung nodules may be breathing a bit easier thanks to new funding for research at University of California, Davis into the condition. Lung nodules are mostly benign, small lesions often found in CT chest scans. While only 2% of these nodules end up being cancerous, they still need to be examined and monitored to ensure the safety of the patient

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