Science Market Update

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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Duke and UNC Receive $3.6M For Breast Cancer Research

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Aug 14, 2013

Researchers at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will both receive grant money to continue their breast cancer research. Ten programs at the two schools will receive $3.6 million from the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and the money will be used to study the causes of breast cancer and work towards developing vaccines.

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UNC Chapel Hill Receives $8M Grant

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Jul 31, 2013

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently gave the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $8 million to improve the health of mothers and infants in Malawi. UNC Project-Malawi was originally established to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in Malawi, and now works in improving the problems associated with malaria, pediatrics, trauma, burns, cancer, family planning, emergency obstetrics, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases. This story comes in the wake of a report that North Carolina triangle universities received $2 billion in funding last school year.

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Duke Researchers Identify Genetic Risk for Asthma

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Jul 17, 2013

Science researchers at Duke University recently conducted a study that found that patients with a high genetic risk of asthma were 36% more likely to develop severe life-long asthma than those who are not genetically at risk. The researchers said, however, that the research is still in its early stages and not yet ready as a reliable clinical test.

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UNC Researchers Make Advances in Histone Code Study

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Jul 10, 2013

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North Carolina Study Compare Human and Canine Lymphomas

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Jun 26, 2013

Research scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, North Carolina State and Duke University recently conducted a study researching canine and human B-cell lymphoma by comparing the similarities and differences between the two species. The study is one of the first of its kind and was published on June 19, 2013 in the online journal Cancer Research.

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Life Science Solutions Funding: Duke Recieves $2M NIH Award

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Jun 04, 2013

In light of Duke University’s recent $2 million award for antibacterial resistance research and the latest NIH and NSF funding statistics, lab suppliers marketing life science solutions and hoping to generate scientific product sales leads may be interested in North Carolina life science marketing events. The $2 million award has the potential to reach up to $62 million by 2019, and the research funding was given by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a part of the NIH.

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New Biotech Funding in North Carolina

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, May 14, 2013

A great deal of new biotech funding in North Carolina is calling national attention to the state's status as a life science research hub. Lab suppliers marketing life science solutions and university lab products will find high quality biotech sales leads at life science marketing events in North Carolina, given the state’s wealth of research funding available. The Republic recently reported that David Murdock, leader of Dole Food Company, Inc., is creating a permanent fund for a center known as the North Carolina Research Campus. The $50 million gift will be used for the campus’s health, agriculture and food research projects.

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Human Stem Cell Mechanisms Better Understood by UNC Chapel Hill Study

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Apr 09, 2013

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UNC-Chapel Hill Ranked in First Place for Primary Care

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Mar 25, 2013

The U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill number one in primary care for the first time, according to The Daily Tar Heel. The prestigious distinction signals the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s commitment to quality care when it comes to North Carolina patients. Since the ranking incorporates the opinions of the school’s peers, it’s evident that a number of schools across the United States recognize UNC-Chapel Hill’s strength in medicine. The university's medical school, which enrolls 782 students, was also ranked second in family medicine, fifth in rural medicine, ninth in AIDS research and treatment and 22nd in general research.

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