Science Market Update

Washington U. St. Louis Receives $20M Gift & $14.5M in Grant Funding

Posted by Gloria Beverage on Thu, Dec 13, 2018

 

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Tags: Washington University St. Louis, Bioresearch funding, Biotechnology vendor show, Washington University, WUSTL, BioResearch Product Faire, Birth Defects, Pediatric Neurology, Translational Science

UC Davis: $5.6M to Research Potential Cure for Spina Bifida

Posted by Rebecca Inch-Partridge on Tue, Dec 04, 2018

UC Davis Health scientists are pursuing a new approach to repairing the birth defect that causes spina bifida. $5.66 million in research grant funding from The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) will allow a UCD research team to continue its work using stem cells and a biomaterial scaffold to fix the defect in the womb.

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Tags: CA, University of California Davis Medical Center, Regenerative Medicine, Stem cell research, Southwest, UCDMC, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Sacramento, Birth Defects, spina bifida, Nervous System Disorders

USC Receives $3.3M to Improve Treatment of a Common Birth Defect

Posted by Emily Olson on Fri, Sep 23, 2016

The $3.3M research grant, given to a team of researchers at the University of Southern California, will support a project that will lead to improved treatment of craniosynostosis. Craniosynostosis is a birth defect that occurs in roughly one out of every 2,500 live births and in severe cases can lead to developmental delays, hearing loss, blindness, and even death. 

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Tags: CA, University of Southern California, California, USC, Research Funding, NIH grant, Southwest Region, BioResearch Product Faire™, Birth Defects

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