For the second in a row, Rutgers leads U.S. universities in federal funding for chemistry R&D, according to a top industry publication. For the first time, Rutgers ranks #1 nationally for chemistry R&D funding from all sources. The rankings are in Chemical and Engineering News.
– Rutgers, State University of New Jersey Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development|12/10/2013 9:00 AM EST
A Rising Tide That Lifts All Boats: Study Links Broader Health Insurance in Mass. With Better Health & Care
In 2006, Massachusetts was on the same brink that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before. Now, a study shows the health of its residents improved measurably, especially among the poor and near-poor, in just the first five years -- compared with the health of neighboring states.
– University of Michigan Health System|12/10/2013 9:00 AM EST
The aim of personalizing cancer treatments by targeting genomic mutations in the cancer has seen rapid advances in recent years. However, many of these targeted cancer therapies have been more frequently identified for adult patients. Recognizing a need to further explore genomic profiling in pediatric malignancies, the Hugs for Brady Foundation has committed $300,000 to the precision medicine initiative at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey|12/10/2013 9:00 AM EST
A toxin linked to a targeted monoclonal antibody has shown “compelling” antitumor activity in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphomas who were no longer responding to treatment, according to a report from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
– Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|12/10/2013 8:45 AM EST
Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of pediatric cancer, can safely receive intravenous infusions of a reformulated mainstay of chemotherapy that has been delivered via painful intramuscular injection for more than 40 years, research suggests.
– Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center|12/10/2013 8:30 AM EST
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Research advances that have come to fruition over the past year demonstrate extraordinary progress in the fight against cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The report stresses, however, that recent budget cuts and years-long flat funding can only delay efforts to translate research into effective treatments for millions of individuals with cancer.
– American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)|12/10/2013 8:00 AM EST
NYU College of Nursing’s Social Entrepreneur Elective Gives Students Opportunity to be Leaders of Social Change
NYU College of Nursing's unique undergraduate honors elective in social entrepreneurship, connects the nursing profession to its roots of social innovation and action for change.
– New York University|12/10/2013 8:00 AM EST
An atmospheric peculiarity the Earth shares with Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune is likely common to billions of planets, University of Washington astronomers have found, and knowing that may help in the search for potentially habitable worlds.
– University of Washington|12/9/2013 6:00 PM EST
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