Science Market Update

Life Science Funding Worth $3.5M Awarded to Harvard University

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Oct 14, 2013

Researchers at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering recently received $3.5 million in life science funding from the NIH. The grant is called a Transformative Research Award. The NIH’s aim in creating this grant is to fund high-risk, high-reward research. According to News Medical, the NIH funded only 10 of these projects in 2013, one of which is Harvard University’s DNA-based microscopy method of viewing cells.

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$3.6M in Life Science Funding Awarded to Harvard University

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Oct 09, 2013

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Life Science Funding News on our Company Blog

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Sep 25, 2013

In an article on our Science Market Update blog last week, we featured some life science funding news stories that we covered in our Life Science Company and Industry News Briefs blog the week before. We’d like to do the same this week because a number of last week’s funding news stories may be of interest to lab suppliers working to sell lab equipment at these well-funded research institutions. In the following paragraphs, we’ll give a brief summary of what schools received funding, how much funding they received, and what the topic of research is. We’ll also include links for further reading.

 
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Life Science Market News Helps with Marketing and Sales

Posted by yolanda lerner on Mon, Sep 16, 2013

Reading our Science Market Update blog is a great way to stay informed of industry trends and research, funding and life science building news, but did you know that there is also a great deal of funding and life science market news available on our company news blog? We have put together a list, including links to the articles, of some recent news posted on our Life Science Company and Industry News Briefs blog available to life science sales and marketing professionals interested in staying informed of life science marketing and industry news.

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Harvard Researchers Discover Breast Cancer Predictor

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Sep 13, 2013

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Harvard Researchers Identify SALL4 Cancer Gene Inhibitor

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Jul 15, 2013

Science researchers at Harvard University have discovered a gene found in the most devastating forms of cancer that controls embryonic stem cell self-renewal. The gene, SALL4, enables stem cells to keep dividing rather than grow into mature cells. The gene is re-expressed in almost all cases of acute myeloid leukemia and between 10 to 30 percent of lung, ovarian, gastric, liver, breast and endometrial cancer. Researchers say they can make a strong case that the gene plays a part in tumor formation. The breakthrough marks the beginning of a search for a drug that can block the gene’s activity.

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Biotech Sales Leads Abound in Boston

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, May 13, 2013

It is implicit that marketing life science solutions at a high quality life science marketing vendor show in Boston will result in excellent biotech sales leads, especially when one takes into account The Boston Globe’s recent report on the biotech industry boom in Boston. At least nine life science companies in Massachusetts could go public this year, making the boom one of the biggest since 2007.

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Life science funding creates opportunites and growth in Massachusetts

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, May 08, 2013

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center recently announced that it will be giving $9 million in grants to Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital to update research labs. Harvard Medical School will be receiving $5 million of the money and plans to use the research funding to create a Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology, which will be multidisciplinary in nature and will help to supply better information on clinical trials while drugs are in the process of development. Boston Children's Hospital will use the $4 million it receives from the state to establish the Children’s Center for Cell Therapy, which will include renovating labs to create specialized stem cell culturing facilities.

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Harvard University Receives $50M Gift

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Apr 29, 2013

A gift to Harvard University for $50 million is slated to be announced Monday. The money will be donated by former Harvard student and businessman Len Blavatnik to help fuel a major enterprise intending to bridge the break between basic biomedical research and the creation of new patient therapies. The gift will also kick-start the creation of a fellowship at Harvard Business School to help life science entrepreneurs by expanding their exposure to life science technologies and research.

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Audacious Vision Research Challenge Winners are the Usual Brilliant Suspects

Posted by Jaimee Saliba on Fri, Feb 15, 2013

The National Eye Institute, an NIH agency dedicated to vision research, recently announced the winners of their Challenge to Identify Audacious Goals in Vision Research and Blindness Rehabilitation, or the Audacious Goals Challenge for short. The competition was open to professionals and members of the public and called upon them to think big and bold about vision research goals for the next decades. The prize money was nominal ($3,000) but included an invitation and travel money to attend and present their ideas at the NEI Audacious Goals Development Meeting in Maryland later this month. The real prize, of course, was the opportunity to help set research and funding goals for the next 10-12 years. Of the 500 or so proposals submitted, 10 visionaries were selected as winners.

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