Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center will serve as the national coordinating center for a new epidemiological cohort study among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AsA-NHPI). Fred Hutch was awarded a seven-year, $38.7 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to coordinate the effort to gather important health information on these populations, which are underrepresented in biomedical research.
A new grant will fund a multidisciplinary team to study the ability of the nervous system to prevent fatal arrhythmias.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has been awarded a five-year, $55.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Program that will benefit the diverse patient population Mount Sinai serves by accelerating the development of new treatments for leading health conditions, including cardiorespiratory and psychiatric disorders, diabetes, malignancies, and infectious diseases.
A team at University Hospitals in Cleveland aims to unearth potential immunologic mechanisms and understanding of COVID-19 upon long-term consequences and outcomes thanks to a grant from the American Lung Association.
An international team of researchers led by the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center received a collaborative SPORE grant from the National Cancer Institute with a goal of bringing new insights into leiomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer that seemingly originates in smooth muscle.
Funds awarded by the patient-centered outcomes research institute to identify the best interventions to prevent recurrent leg and hip fractures.
Houston Methodist has received a $25 million philanthropic gift from Dr. Mary and Ron Neal to expand the hospital system’s cancer center.
he University of Texas at El Paso is leading new research into Hispanic cancer disparities and early cancer detection with $6.1 million in funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
The University of Illinois Chicago received $446 million in sponsored funding during the 2021 fiscal year, setting a record for research awards. The total amount represents an 8.6% increase over fiscal year 2020, with funding supporting over 3,500 research projects that move research to practical application.
An Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher has been awarded a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a drug that could make radiation therapy far more effective.
McMaster University has been awarded $2.5 million from the Government of Canada to support the McMaster HealthLabs (MHL) Canadian International COVID-19 Surveillance Border Study at Toronto Pearson International Airport, being run in partnership with Air Canada and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA).
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses invites clinicians and nurse scientists to submit research projects by Oct. 30, 2020, for the next application cycle, with total available funding of $160,000. The most recent recipients and their projects exemplify AACN’s commitment to nurse-driven research and evidence-based practice.