Congratulations to Asst. Prof. Dr. Torplus Yomnak on becoming one of the 12 anti-corruption activists from around the world to receive the U.S. State Department’s International Anti-Corruption Champion Award 2021 on International Anti-corruption Day. Asst. Prof. Dr. Torplus, the Director of the Political Economics Studies Center, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University, was chosen as the academic award recipient from Southeast Asia.
AIP and APS announce Krzysztof Gawędzki and Antti Kupiainen as the recipients of the 2022 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics. The prize is awarded annually to recognize significant contributions to the field of mathematical physics. The citation on their award reads: “for fundamental contributions to quantum field theory, statistical mechanics, and fluid dynamics using geometric, probabilistic, and renormalization group ideas.” The prize will be presented at either the APS March Meeting in Chicago or the APS April Meeting in New York City.
The Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to increase minority participation in clinical trials, expand lung cancer screening, develop brain tumor drugs, and advance innovations in drug discovery and technology.
The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) membership elected new members to their Board who were installed into their positions at ARN’s 2021 Rehabilitation Nursing Conference virtually on November 12, 2021.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has received $750,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop next‐generation autonomous robotic technology for environmental monitoring of marine organisms and the seafloor at potential wind energy development areas on the U.S. West Coast.
A new research centre that focuses on next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technology will develop the high-calibre expertise Australia needs to compete in the coming machine learning-enabled global economy.
The University of Utah post-COVID-19 care clinic has evaluated more than 80 Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) patients a week since opening.
Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center ranked in the top ten percent of hospitals across the nation in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 2020 mPINC Survey.
Physicians at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston have received a seven-year, $22 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help lead a multicenter clinical trial evaluating whether a novel immunosuppressant can reduce the risk of organ rejection after a lung transplant.
The Cornell University Assistantship for Horticulture in Africa, a program that brings master’s students from sub-Saharan Africa to Cornell to complete doctorate degrees in horticulture, has now added a second assistantship for African Americans.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) has appointed Norwegian composer and researcher Dr Peter Tornquist as the new Dean to lead the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (YST). Dr Tornquist will begin his term of office in February 2022.
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Case Western Reserve University chemical engineers are working on a new generation of smaller, safer and less expensive batteries they say could allow electrical energy to be stored four times longer.
Johns Hopkins has received a $20 million grant from the National Institute on Aging that will spur the development of artificial intelligence devices (AI) to improve the health of older adults and help them live independently for longer — a relatively untapped use of this technology.
AACN, in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., is pleased to announce the release of the Trailblazing Innovation Faculty Tool Kit, developed to help prepare future nurses to serve as leaders, advocates, problem-solvers, and risk-takers throughout the healthcare system. This teaching resource centers on the themes highlighted in the award-winning documentary 5B, which provides a powerful look at the tremendous impact nurses can have on responding to public health threats, providing care to patients and communities at risk, and implementing new standards of care
The managing contractor of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT-Battelle, has received a gold medallion award from the Department of Labor’s Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans, or HIRE Vets, program.
Forty Loyola Medicine physicians have been named to Chicago magazine’s 2021 Top Surgeons list.
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School was recognized for its reimagined full-time MBA experiential learning curriculum with a 2021 Innovator Award for General Excellence from MBA Roundtable. Carey’s experiential learning curriculum provides MBA students with opportunities to put leadership and analytical skills to work in addressing real-world business challenges.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging recently received a five-year grant renewal of their MarkVCID program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award total is more than $6 million.
Waltham, MA: November 10, 2021 What: Wolters Kluwer, Health is pleased to announce the publication of two new texts that will help nursing students better understand and prepare for their transitions into the workforce. As technology continues to change the…
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Research Program to oversee projects focused on improving patient care and outcomes in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer in collaboration with AstraZeneca.
The scientific computing and networking leadership of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) national laboratories will be on display at SC21, the International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. The conference takes place Nov. 14-19 in St. Louis via a combination of on-site and online resources.
Eight Mayo Clinic hospitals scored high marks for safety. These hospitals earned an “A” grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
University of Florida researchers are developing a new artificial intelligence tool that will help clinicians identify patients at high risk for opioid use disorder and overdose.
The University of Chicago Medical Center gets its 20th consecutive A in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group and is one of only 23 acute-care facilities nationwide with such a record since the survey began in 2012.
Duke’s accountable care organization received a 96.88% quality score in the most recent assessment from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
As scientists continue to catalog genomic variations in everything from plants to people, today’s computers are struggling to provide the power needed to find the secrets hidden within mass amounts of genomic data.
A grant by the National Science Foundation to researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Syracuse University aims to open new avenues of robotic study of coral reefs by developing autonomous underwater vehicles capable of navigating complex environments and of collecting data over long periods of time. The team led by WHOI computer scientist Yogesh Girdhar aims to build a robot capable of navigating a reef ecosystem and measuring the biomass, biodiversity, and behavior of organisms living in or passing through a reef over extended periods of time.
The M.O.M. project, which will have four units in Ohio, Florida, South Carolina and Texas, will engage veterans with traumatic brain injury, their caregivers and other stakeholders to bolster patient-centered outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research in order to identify treatment options for traumatic brain injury that are effective, acceptable, and meaningful to the veteran population.
Keck Hospital of USC nationally recognized with an ‘A’ hospital safety grade for fifth consecutive time
Mayo Clinic and several health organizations launched the Advancing Clinical Trials at the Point of Care Coalition to improve patient care by giving clinicians quality clinical research evidence in real time to better evaluate treatments and therapeutics, including those to treat COVID-19. The [email protected] coalition will bring together health systems, community-based care organizations, health research organizations and a more diverse group of patients and providers to support the design of adaptable clinical trials and develop digital health tools that make clinical trials simpler to conduct and more accessible to patients.
Amy Elliott, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s group leader for robotics and intelligent systems, has been honored with the ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Young Professional Award for her early career research in materials science and STEM leadership.
A new Florida State University project is looking at how starches found in beans and other legumes might improve gut health and foster healthier aging. The research, spearheaded by Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology Ravinder Nagpal, is funded by a $242,000 grant from the USDA.
Just in time for National Diabetes Awareness Month in November 2021, Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center’s MOLLY Diabetes Education/Management Center for Adults and Children will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Since 1996, the MOLLY Center has provided comprehensive diabetes education for children and adults with all types of diabetes.
Dr. Anne Rimoin, an internationally recognized expert on emerging infections, global health, infectious disease surveillance systems and vaccinations who has been engaged in pandemic preparedness and response work for more than two decades, has been appointed to the newly established Gordon–Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
The University of California, Irvine Center for Neural Circuit Mapping (CNCM) has been awarded three new grants: a four year, $4.8M grant from the National Institute on Aging; a three year, $1.8M grant from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); and, a one year, $.5M grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. The grants will support the efforts of CNCM Investigators to develop powerful new molecular tools and will enhance resources offered by the Center to neurosciences researchers worldwide.
College students will secure systems against a simulated cyberattack in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) CyberForce Competition™ on November 13. The competition develops experts who can safeguard critical infrastructure, including power plants and other energy facilities.
In the largest single donation in its history, the nonprofit Santa Fe Institute will receive $50 million from legendary investor Bill Miller. The gift will advance the Institute’s pioneering science of complex systems by growing its research community and expanding the facilities in which it works.
The Stony Brook University School of Nursing held its first “Oath Ceremony” for students entering its undergraduate programs.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Regents Committee on Anti-Racism has announced the recipients of its first-ever matching grant program to fund innovative and impactful research projects and programs addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism issues.
Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine launches its new mobile dental clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The University of Chicago and Rush University have received a $20 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a Center for Multiple Chronic Diseases Associated with Health Disparities.
A biomedical engineering professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York has received a $2.4 million grant to develop a faster, less painful way to diagnose malignant solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs).
The Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and MitoPower LLC were awarded an Small Business Innovation Research grant of $6.5 million from the NIH’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to develop a treatment for alcoholic liver disease-associated hepatorenal syndrome.
El alergista Mark Corbett, MD, de Louisville, KY, fue designado como presidente del Colegio Americano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología (ACAAI) en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI el 8 de noviembre en Nueva Orleans.
Thanks to a $14 million infrastructure grant from the National Science Foundation, the University of Kentucky is poised to tell multiple heritage science stories in new, groundbreaking ways.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced a generous $50 million gift from Mike and Maria Repole and the Nonna’s Garden Foundation to establish The Nonna’s Garden Foundation Initiative for Cancer Care and Research at MSK.
Veteran small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs across California can access free business training and counseling thanks to Humboldt State University’s Veterans Business Outreach Center (NorCal VBOC).
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is proud to announce three innovative investigators as the recipients of this year’s Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research.
Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH, FACS, MAMSE, was elected Chair, and Linda G. Phillips, MD, FACS, was elected Vice-Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) during the virtual ACS Clinical Congress 2021.