Science Market Update

Duke Researchers Use Tarantula Venom to Stop Cartilage Cell Death

Posted by Laura Braden on Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Durham, NC life science researchers found a way to use tarantula venom to stop the death of cartilage cells. Anyone with arachnophobia will tell you how terrifying spiders are, especially some of the larger ones like tarantulas. One of the biggest fears people report is getting bitten by a poisonous spider. Even though tarantula venom is very weak and not deadly to humans, the thought of getting bitten can cause some people to tremble with fear.

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More Reasons to Consider Duke as Lab Product Sales Mecca

Posted by David Larsen on Mon, Dec 08, 2014


Are you looking to grow your lab product sales revenues for 2015?   

Duke University spends hundreds of millions of dollars each year on life science research. Bolstered by NIH funding plus private support from foundations and individuals, Duke University is one of the foremost research institutions in the world. This makes for an ideal marketplace for lab suppliers and vendors to showcase products directly to managers, purchasers, and researchers at this top funded research university. 

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Duke Researchers Discover Fish Need Hugs Too

Posted by Anita Zhang on Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Humans use massage for stress relief and relaxation. Tight wraps can be used on dogs to reduce anxiety from separation, and the swinging cow brush is designed to improve cow health, comfort and welfare.

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Tags: 2014, Duke University, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Durham, NC, Duke

$10M Research Grant Goes to Duke for Antibacterial Resistance Studies

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Apr 28, 2014

Duke University recently received $10 million in science research funding from the National Institutes of Health to create an Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group to conduct research lab investigations into the causes of antibacterial resistance. The new research grant was awarded in fiscal year 2014 to the department of internal medicine at Duke University Schools of Medicine and project leader Dr. Vance Fowler.

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Tags: 2014, Duke University, North Carolina, new research funding, Southern, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Durham, NC, Duke, new research grant

10 Reasons to Consider Duke for Lab Sales

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Feb 25, 2014

Are you looking for top funded lab sales marketplace? Duke University is a multi-million dollar player in the multi-billion dollar life science research marketplace. With $350 million NIH funding in 2013, and $45 million in NSF funding, plus private support from foundations and individuals, this is a large and growing market for lab supply companies looking to expand their reach. Duke’s funding compares favorably to that of Harvard University, which had $352 million from NIH funding and $55 million NSF funding respectively.

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$47M in Life Science Funding Awarded to Duke Translational Medicine

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Oct 23, 2013

The Duke Translational Medicine Institute at Duke University was recently awarded a five-year grant worth over $47 million by the NIH. The life science funding will go towards bringing biomedical research advances to patients. According to the Duke University news page, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute is Duke’s academic base for its clinical and translational research community where training in clinical and translational research is provided.

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Tags: 2014, 2013, Duke University, Southern, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Durham, NC, Duke, NIH funding, NIH grant, NIH award

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 Sciences Research at Duke: BMP Doesn’t Cause Cancer

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Sep 18, 2013

Researchers at Duke University recently made a groundbreaking contribution to the life sciences research field: The Duke researchers found that using certain bone grafting material for spinal fusion only sometimes increases the risk for benign tumors, and it does not increase the risk for cancer. Benign tumors were more common in patients who received the bone promoter recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein 2, also known as BMP.

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Tags: 2014, 2013, Duke University, cancer research, Southern, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Durham, NC, Duke, research news

Duke University Plans Cardiac Critical Care Unit Renovation

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Aug 28, 2013

Officials from Duke University Hospital discussed upcoming renovation plans for Duke North at a meeting this month. The Duke University Health System has already opened the doors to its completed Medicine Pavilion. Now, Duke’s 30-year-old hospital will undergo renovations. Improvements will focus on a 16-bed cardiac critical care unit and 11 operating rooms. According to The Herald-Sun, officials expect the renovations to be completed by August 2015. Approximately $48.4 million will be spent on the project.

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Tags: 2014, 2013, Duke University, North Carolina, Southern, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Durham, NC, Duke, renovation funding, renovations

Duke University Receives $1.3M Philanthropic Gift

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Aug 27, 2013

Researchers at Duke University received a $1.3 million donation this month from Charles and Daneen Stiefel of Raleigh, N.C. The funding will go to support research at Duke Medicine that aims to study several diseases that harmfully affect the immune system and increase the risk of infectious diseases and lymphoma.

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Tags: 2014, 2013, Northeast, Duke University, North Carolina, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Research Funding, Durham, NC, Duke

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