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.Read More
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As part of an ongoing effort to understand and treat autism, the Steele Children's Research Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson has received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue its Arizona Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. This lifelong developmental disability is typically characterized by repetitive or restricted behaviors or interests and marked impairment in social communication and interaction.Read More
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Two professors, Daniel L. Rock and Mark S. Kuhlenschmidt, from the University of Illinois have been awarded up to $1 million on each project by Grand Challenges Explorations to strengthen their projects which focus on overcoming persistent challenges in global health.
The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has been awarded a five-year grant totaling approximately $8 million as one of five new research institutions selected by the NASA Astrobiology Institute to study the origin and evolution of life.