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With $10.5 Million Gift to MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School, Ohio Couple Paves Way for Future Scientists

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Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, of Athens, Ohio, are paving the way for future scientists to do the same with a transformative $10.5 million gift to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

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MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School Receives $10.5 Million Gift

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Just as he has changed the lives of people suffering from a devastating genetic disease, molecular endocrinologist John J. Kopchick, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, of Athens, Ohio, are paving the way for future scientists to do the same with a transformative $10.5 million gift to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

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Honda Pledges $1 Million to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Improve Mobility for all Children

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Honda announced today a $1 million gift from the automaker to establish the Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement designed to enhance pediatric mobility.

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DHS S&T Announces Funding Opportunity for Border, Trade and Immigration Homeland Security Research

Proposals are due July 1. Selected proposals will be awarded in amounts up to $350,000 for a performance period of 24 months.

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Wayne State Receives $1.9 M NIH Grant to Develop Novel Therapy for Corneal Bacterial Infection

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Wayne State University recently received a five-year, $1.925 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health to test the role of microRNAs (miRNAs) — a newly recognized level of gene expression regulation — in bacterial keratitis – an infection of the cornea caused by bacteria — as well as to identify new therapeutic targets and alternative treatment strategies.

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Scripps Florida Scientist and Collaborators Win $7 Million Grant to Develop New ALS Treatments

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Professor Matthew Disney of the Department of Chemistry on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), together with scientists from Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, has been awarded $7.2 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of The National Institutes of Health to create new RNA-based treatments for the most common form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), as well as a type of frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

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Biomedical Engineering Prof. Barclay Morrison Awarded $2 Million Grant to Study Concussion

Columbia Engineering Prof. Barclay Morrison has won a $2M grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to study the underlying mechanisms of concussion. His award is part of a $9.25M grant given to the lead organization, the University of Pennsylvania, for research on the cellular mechanisms of concussion and potential clinical interventions.

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Redstone Center Initiative Draws $1.6 Million to Build Child, Community Resilience

The Milken Institute SPH at George Washington University today announced that the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness recently received an $800,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation for its Building Community Resilience (BCR) initiative.

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$1 Million Grant to Study Whether Prairies Can Help Beehives Keep the Weight on

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Iowa State University researchers are studying how prairie may help honey bees build sufficient honey stores to last through lean winters. The research group recently received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to further the project.







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