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U. Michigan: A Top Funded Research Marketplace

Posted by BCI Staff on Mon, Feb 06, 2017

University of Michigan Ann Arbor offers lab suppliers a chance to connect with one of the most well-funded markets in the world at the upcoming bio research products fair event at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

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UC Davis funding and research by the numbers

Posted by BCI Staff on Fri, Dec 02, 2016

UC DAVIS Research Funding :

Life Science R & D Expenditures: 22nd Ranked = $509,743,000 [1] 2014

Recent  NIH Funding: $195,183,640 [2]

UC Davis has almost 1,000 basic science, translational and clinical research studies in progress, all made possible through state and federal funding as well as grants and funding from private foundations; pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and philanthropic donations. [3]

A $38.5 million philanthropic gift to the UCD Eye Center will support a number of aspects of the center including supporting optic nerve and glaucoma research. [4]

UC Davis has been awarded $29 million from the NIH for the next five-year phase of the Knockout Mouse Project (KOMP). [5]

$10 million to UCD researchers will fund the establishment of a center for Schizophrenia research which will emphasize a collaboration between basic and clinical research. [6]

A $8.5 million CA Stem Cell Agency grant was awarded to UC Davis researchers investigating stem cell applications for treating HIV/AIDS patients. [7]

The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center received renewed funding of $6.9 million from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to support its studies on cognitive aging and dementia. [8]

The USDA granted Davis agricultural researchers received a specialty-crops grant for $4.5 million to fund research into identifying plant genes that lead lettuce to harness stress-resistant traits. [9]

Three separate NIH grants totaling $3.5 million will fund a UC Davis researcher looking to identify chemical mechanisms that can protect the central nervous system during specific types of seizures. [10]

UC Davis received two new grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), totaling $3.2 million, which will be used to support research projects focusing on treating cancer and other diseases. [11]

 

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UCLA Science Solutions: $7.6M to Tumor Eradicating Stem Cells Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Cancer researchers at UCLA recently received a $7.6 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine.

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Tags: CA, Stem cell research, Los Angeles, LAVS, Funding, Stem Cell, new funding, 2016

HIV Institute Researchers @ UCSF get $20M New Funding

Posted by BCI Staff on Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Researchers at the Institute for HIV Cure Research in San Francisco recently received a $20M grant from the Foundation for AIDS Research. This grant will support researchers from UCSF, the Gladstone Institute, and other academic partners in making revolutionary breakthroughs in this lifesaving area of research.

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Tags: CA, HIV, AIDS Research, California, University of California, Funding, Biotechnology Vendor Showcase, UCSF, research grants

Rochester: New Funding and Upcoming Biotech Vendor Event

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Mar 17, 2016

In addition to $226M annual funding for R&D in the most recently reported year (2014), the University of Rochester recently received a new grant from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services to be used for cutting-edge medical research.

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Tags: Lab Product show, New York, Rochester, East Coast, Funding, NY, new funding, University of Rochester, University of Rochester Medical Center

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