Pia Pannaraj, MD, MPH, an infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, was awarded $4.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to study COVID-19 immunity in children.
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NIH-funded UAH research moving toward day when ultrasonic therapy makes stronger knees
Low-intensity ultrasound therapies may one day rebuild stronger knees following injury or surgery, thanks to research by Dr. Anu Subramanian at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) that’s being supported by the National institutes of Health.
Sanford Burnham Prebys selected for participation in National Cancer Institute Chemical Biology Consortium
For the third time, Sanford Burnham Prebys has been selected by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, currently operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., supporting the NCI Experimental Therapeutics (NExT) Program as a Center for the Chemical Biology Consortium (CBC).
Johns Hopkins receives $1.6 million NIH grant to commercialize innovations to treat substance use disorders
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School faculty, along with School of Medicine colleagues, will create a cutting-edge pathway for substance use disorder researchers to develop new treatment options thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which does not typically award grants to business schools.
UTHealth joins NIH trial to test antibodies and other experimental outpatient treatments for mild COVID-19 pneumonia
A study on the effectiveness of multiple treatments, including laboratory-made antibodies, at preventing mild COVID-19 from advancing to severe illness in the outpatient setting is underway by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The clinical trial is enrolling patients at Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UC San Diego Researchers Optimize Microbiome Tool for Computer GPUs
University of California San Diego researchers have ported the popular UniFrac microbiome tool to graphic processing units (GPUs) in a bid to increase the acceleration and accuracy of scientific discovery, including urgently needed COVID-19 research.
NIH-funded research consortium to target frontotemporal lobar degeneration
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year, multi-investigator research grant expected to total more than $63 million to Mayo Clinic and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), to advance treatments for frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD).