Science Market Update

UCLA: $3.7M NIH Grant for Brain Imaging Technology Research

Posted by Gloria Beverage on Tue, Nov 27, 2018

A unique opportunity to advance research into the function of the human brain has been presented to three UCLA neuroscientists. Michele Basso, Dr. Peyman Golshani and Daniel Aharoni have received a $3.7 million, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop imaging technology to record tens of thousands of neurons with the intent of learning how disease impacts the brain’s function.

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Receives Four Year, $231K Grant To Study Pediatric Brain Cancer

Posted by Emily Norwood on Mon, Aug 13, 2018

Dr. Jay F. Sarthy of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has been awarded a $231,000 grant over the next four years from The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation as one of five scientists receiving the Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award. The award will be used to study pediatric brain cancer with the ultimate goal being the development of new drugs to restore the ability of cells to package DNA correctly eliminating cancer. Under the mentorship of Dr. Steven Henikoff, a geneticist, and  Dr. Jim Olson, a neuro-oncologist, Sarthy will try to develop new affordable methods of studying epigenetics and DNA packaging in pediatric cancer.

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Researchers at Cincinnati Gain 5-Year, $1.87M Grant for Liver Research

Posted by Leo Zlimen on Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have been awarded a five-year, $1.87 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate a novel method for tracking the progress of liver cancer treatment. Led by Professor T. Douglas Mast of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the research team will be using 3-D echo decorrelation imaging to track in real time the treatment of liver cancer by thermal ablation.

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University of Pittsburgh Opens Ambitious $3M Research Center

Posted by Leo Zlimen on Tue, May 22, 2018

The University of Pittsburgh has opened a brand new, technologically advanced surgical center that will make use of recent discoveries in robotics and machine learning. The Collaborative Research Education and Technology Enhancement in Surgery  Initiative (CREATES) aims to support Pittsburgh’s expanding hub of life science innovation, research and development. The $3-million dollar, 10,000 square foot project will bring scientists from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center together with researchers from Carnegie Mellon, and is looking to establish up to six partnerships with US-based robotic firms.

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