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A Laboratories Tour at University of Pittsburgh

Posted by Anita Zhang on Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Laboratory suppliers who are looking to connect with academic researchers and promote research products in Pittsburgh will want to take note of the cutting edge laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Tags: 2014, University of Pittsburgh, UPITT

An Overview of Life Science Research Centers at UW Madison

Posted by Anita Zhang on Thu, May 22, 2014

The University of Wisconsin in Madison is home to a number of multidisciplinary research centers and institutes. These research centers help the University of Wisconsin, Madison attracted more than $620.3 million in federal grants and contracts in 2013, which is 71% of the total federal grants that the entire University of Wisconsin system received last year. In addition, the University of Wisconsin received $583.8 million from non-federal sponsors, which is 89% of non-federal research funds received by the University of Wisconsin system.

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Tags: 2014, WI, University of Wisconsin, UWiscRP, UWisc, University of Wisconsin Research Park

$88 Million Research Funds in Colorado

Posted by Anita Zhang on Wed, May 21, 2014

In 2014 the National Institutes of Health distributed a total of $88 million in funds to five research institutions in Colorado. These five research institutions include: 

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Tags: 2014, Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado State University, University of Colorado Boulder, National Jewish Health, Foothills Research Campus, Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado State University Foothills Research, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, UCO, CSUFC, NJH, Fitz, CoSTU

Stony Brook University Received over $3 Million From Jim and Robin Herrnstein Foundation

Posted by Anita Zhang on Tue, May 20, 2014

From 2013 to 2014, the Jim and Robin Herrnstein Foundation has given two grants to Stony Brook University for infectious disease research and the Madagascar dental mission.

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Tags: 2014, Stony Brook University, Jim and Robin Herrnstein Foundation, SunySB

A New $7 million Emergency Critical Care Center Planned at U-M

Posted by Anita Zhang on Mon, May 19, 2014

Last week the University of Michigan announced a plan to establish a new 7,800-square-foot Emergency Critical Care Center, or EC3, through close partnerships between the University of Michigan Health System’s adult emergency department and ICU teams. This $7 million EC3 is designed to ensure patients a smoother transition from emergency rooms to other critical care units.

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Tags: University of Michigan, 2014, UMich, emergency critical care

Rockefeller University Planning a New $240 Million Research Building

Posted by Anita Zhang on Fri, May 16, 2014

This month Rockefeller University announced plans to build a 160,000-square-foot research facility that will extend the campus over to Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive and East River Esplanade. The $240 million project plans to modernize a laboratory building and invest in other local constructions to benefit the community.

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Tags: 2014, Rockefeller University, New York, RockU, research facilities

Columbia Researchers found Possible Cause of Prostate Cancer

Posted by Anita Zhang on Thu, May 15, 2014

Two genes, FOXM1 and CENPF, have been found to work together and drive the progression of the most lethal forms of prostate cancer. New research from the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Columbia University Medical Center suggests that neither gene alone significantly contributes to prostate cancer but when both genes are turned on, they work synergistically to activate pathways associated with the most aggressive form of the cancer.

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Tags: 2014, New York, Columbia University, Armory Track and Field, Columbia

UC Davis Medical Center Speeding up Life Science Research

Posted by Anita Zhang on Wed, May 14, 2014

UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California has rapidly grown into one of the nation’s leading life science research institutions. The university has more than 33,000 students, over 2,500 faculty, and more than 21,000 staff. UC Davis Medical Center also has an annual research budget of over $750 million, a comprehensive health system, and 13 specialized research centers.

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Tags: 2014, CA, University of California Davis Medical Center, Medical Center, Sacramento BioResearch Product Faire, life science research, UCDMC

An Overview of the Michigan Life Science Infrastructure

Posted by Anita Zhang on Tue, May 13, 2014

The Michigan Life Science Corridor is a life science research consortium based at four Michigan universities: Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, and Wayne State University. It was established in 1999 with a $1 billion state tobacco lawsuit settlement and provided a network of advanced technology laboratories for academic researchers. The state of Michigan plans to award $50 million annually for the next 20 years to the consortium to continue to accelerate life science research and cutting edge discoveries.

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Tags: Michigan State University, University of Michigan, 2014, MSU, UMich

Mayo Clinic Raising $3 Billion for Research

Posted by Anita Zhang on Mon, May 12, 2014

This month the Mayo Clinic has announced the official beginning of a $3 billion philanthropic fundraising campaign to accelerate the pace of research, to solve unmet needs of patients, and to improve the quality of health care. Mayo clinic has so far raised more than half the money, or $1.7 billion, since the quiet phase of the campaign began in 2010. The campaign will continue until December 31, 2017.

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Tags: 2014, Minnesota, Rochester, Mayo Clinic, RMN

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