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Scientists receive NIH grant to develop an adjuvant vaccine for opioid use disorder

Opioid addicts wage a daily war within over whether or not to use a drug whose side effect can be death. If those same addicts, however, had the choice to take an opioid vaccine once or twice a year, their internal struggle could be over.


CU researcher receives NIH grant to analyze the link between gut microbiome and osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects the joints, but according to researcher Michael Zuscik, PhD, it may start in the gut.
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UGA receives NIH contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Georgia a contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research.
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Marshall University researcher awarded $399,600 NIH grant to study sex differences in brain development

W. Christopher Risher, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has been awarded a $399,600 grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research on the differences in brain development between males and females.
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Rice bioengineer wins NIH support for a new strategy to fight cystic fibrosis

Chemical and biomolecular engineer Xue Sherry Gao of Rice University's Brown School of Engineering has won National Institutes of Health support for a new strategy to fight cystic fibrosis.
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Nemours receives grant to examine behavioral health intervention for adolescents with Type 1 diabetes

Susana R. Patton, Ph.D., ABPP, CDCES Center Director of the Nemours Center for Healthcare Delivery Science in Florida, has secured a three-year, $900,000 NIH R01 grant entitled, "Coin2Dose: Behavioral economics to promote insulin bolus activity and improve HbA1c in teens." Dr. Patton is the recipient of three concurrent R01 grants.
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USF wins $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training can prevent dementia

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $44.4 million over the next five years to study whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and dementias like Alzheimer's disease, in older adults.
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CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance announces outcomes of NIH-funded Phase 3 ITAC clinical trial

The CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance today announced that the Phase 3 Inpatient Treatment with Anti-Coronavirus Immunoglobulin (ITAC) clinical trial sponsored and funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), did not meet its endpoints. No serious safety signals were raised in the trial.
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$10.8 million grant from NIH helps establish Arkansas Integrative Metabolic Research Center

A $10.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Arkansas and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to address the role of cell and tissue metabolism in rare and common diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity and mitochondrial disorders.
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CDC and NIH launch community COVID-19 testing initiative

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health, has launched an innovative community health initiative called "Say Yes! COVID Test" starting in Pitt County, North Carolina, and coming soon to Chattanooga/Hamilton County Tennessee.
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The US just launched the first study testing a version of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine tailored to fight a concerning variant

Richard Biggs, 20, an evolutionary biology major at the University of Colorado Boulder gets his first dose of the Moderna vaccine from Dr. Laird Wolfe. Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado The first clinical trial testing a variant-specific COVID-19 shot launched Wednesday. The NIH-sponsored study will test an updated version of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine. The shot is designed to fight the B.1.351 strain first identified in South Africa. See more stories on Insider's business p...
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Scientists receive NIH grant to monitor COVID-19 in wastewater

Everyone poops, and now scientists are using this bodily function to develop a detailed analysis of the virus that causes COVID-19, known as SARS-CoV-2.
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ColoradoSPH wins NIH grant to study how air pollutants impact kidney health of sugarcane workers

Three groups from the Colorado School of Public Health have been awarded a $3 million 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of air pollution and climate on the kidney health of sugarcane workers in Guatemala.
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UCLA researchers receive NIH grants to identify new ways to treat pancreatic cancer

A team of researchers from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded two research grants totaling $6 million from the National Institutes of Health to identify new ways to treat pancreatic cancer.
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AstraZeneca may have used outdated data in its US vaccine trial results, giving an 'incomplete view' of how well the shot worked, officials said

A nurse at the Royal Cornwall Hospital prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine in Truro, United Kingdom. Hugh Hastings/Getty Images AstraZeneca may have included outdated data in its promising US vaccine trials results, officials said. An independent expert panel was "concerned" that AstraZeneca gave an "incomplete view of the efficacy data." AstraZeneca said Monday its shot was 79% effective against preventing COVID-19 with symptoms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astr...
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Virginia Tech neuroscientist uses NIH grant to understand astrocytic processes in the healthy brain

Of all the worlds still to be explored, among the most mysterious may be closest to home. Indeed, it may be right between your ears.
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Scientists receive the Brain Prize for groundbreaking contributions to novel migraine therapies

The Brain Prize has been awarded to Michael A. Moskowitz, M.D., a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, who also is supported by an NIH grant.
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UC San Diego receives $33 million from NIH for five COVID-19 diagnostic projects

University of California San Diego was awarded five Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) projects by the National Institutes of Health, totaling nearly $33 million over four years.
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NYU Dentistry researcher receives NIH grant to study mitochondrial permeability transition

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded NYU College of Dentistry's Evgeny Pavlov a grant to study a phenomenon called mitochondrial permeability transition, one of the central causes of tissue damage during stroke and heart attack.
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Pfizer says its vaccine works against key coronavirus mutations found on the South Africa and UK variants

Vera Leip, 88, receives a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at the John Knox Village Continuing Care Retirement Community on December 16, 2020 in Pompano Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images In a study, Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine worked against lab-made coronaviruses similar to variants spreading in the UK and South Africa. Small differences in how the vaccine performed against the mutations, versus the original virus, were "unlikely to lead to a significant reduction" in effectivenes...
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New York Tech researchers receive NIH grant to improve the understanding of atherosclerosis

A New York Institute of Technology research team led by Olga V. Savinova, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical sciences at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, has secured a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Tags: Health, Nih, New York Institute of Technology, New York Tech, Olga V Savinova, National Institutes of Health National Heart Lung


NIH awards $5.59 million research grants to prevent and treat cerebral palsy

The National Institutes of Health is supporting a Wayne State University School of Medicine physician-researcher's work at preventing and treating cerebral palsy in the form of two new five-year R01 grants worth a collective $5.59 million.
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Researchers receive $460,000 NIH grant for brain imaging study

Michael Alosco, PhD, associate professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, and Gil Rabinovici, MD, professor of neurology and radiology at the University of California San Francisco have been awarded a two-year, $460,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, which is part of the National Institutes of Health.
Tags: Health, Nih, University of California San Francisco, Boston University School of Medicine, National Institute of Neurological Disorders, Michael Alosco, Gil Rabinovici


UMass Lowell researcher receives NIH support to develop therapies for young people with TBIs

A UMass Lowell researcher developing innovative therapies for injured children and teens has received more than $700,000 from the National Institutes of Health to support that work.
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Researchers receive NIH grant to develop more effective flu vaccines

To build better vaccines, scientists want to know more about how our bodies make adequate numbers of effective, durable antibodies against the influenza virus.
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Biologist receives NIH grant to build software tools to predict cancer drug efficacy

One of the most promising areas of human cancer research is the study of signal transduction, or cell signaling.
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Processed foods make us fatter and are linked to a higher risk of cancer. Here’s what science suggests we should eat instead.

Quesadillas made with canned beans, store-bought tortillas, deli meat, and shredded cheese are considered processed food. LauriPatterson/Getty Images Eating processed foods can lead to weight gain and is linked to higher rates of cancer, heart disease and early death. But it can be difficult to avoid these items when we're busy or looking for something cheap to eat. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health recently developed unprocessed menus to feed patients at their diet research...
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US clears Moderna vaccine for COVID-19, second shot in arsenal

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal Friday, boosting efforts to beat back an outbreak so dire that the nation is regularly recording more than 3,000 deaths a day. Much-needed doses are set to arrive Monday after the Food and Drug Administration authorized an emergency rollout of the vaccine developed by Moderna Inc. and the National Institutes of Health. The move marks the world’s first authorization for Moderna’s shot...
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Virginia Tech researchers awarded NIH grant to develop Zika virus vaccine

Flaviviruses -- a group of viruses transmitted by ticks or mosquitoes -- infect an estimated 400 million people annually with diseases like yellow fever, Dengue fever, West Nile virus, and, most recently, Zika virus.
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Salk neuroscientists win NIH grants to gain new insights into brain function

Salk Institute neuroscientists Edward Callaway, Sreekanth Chalasani, and Nancy Padilla Coreano have been named recipients in the 2020 round of grants from the National Institutes of Health to gain new insights into brain function.
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