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Released: 22-May-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Launches “Empower the Possible” Campaign with Historic 10-Year, $100 Million Commitment from Nationwide Foundation
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to announce that it has received a historic 10-year commitment of $100 million from the Nationwide Foundation. This landmark announcement marks the public launch of the hospital’s “Empower the Possible” campaign that with other gifts brings the campaign’s fundraising total to more than $270 million, more than halfway to the campaign goal of $500 million.

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Released: 21-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT
New Study Shows Unique Findings on SPAC-IPO Filings
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Is honesty the best policy? New research from Derek Harmon, assistant professor of strategy, shows that when filing a special purpose acquisition company initial public offering, or SPAC-IPO, being honest about uncertainty may be key to funding success.

Released: 20-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Department of Energy Announces $6 Million for Isotope R&D
Department of Energy, Office of Science

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $6 million in funding for 12 awards across eight efforts to advance research in isotope enrichment, targetry, and separations. This funding is part of a key federal program that produces critical isotopes otherwise unavailable or in short supply in the U.S.

Newswise: NIH Awards Coast-to-Coast Consortium $5.6 Million for All of Us Research Program
Released: 20-May-2024 9:00 AM EDT
NIH Awards Coast-to-Coast Consortium $5.6 Million for All of Us Research Program
University of California San Diego

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have been awarded a $5.6 million grant to further their efforts within the All of Us Research Program, which aims to accelerate and promote equity in health research.

Newswise: DHI Seed Grants Kickstart Four Groundbreaking Digital Health Projects
Released: 17-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT
DHI Seed Grants Kickstart Four Groundbreaking Digital Health Projects
University of Utah Health

The projects share the overall goal of using technology in new ways to improve health, especially mental health and rehabilitation. Many of the projects use gamification techniques and apps to train healthy mental habits and support health care workers in providing optimal care.

Newswise: Media Tip: U.S. Department of Energy awards Argonne National Laboratory $4 million for energy-efficient microchip research
Released: 16-May-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Media Tip: U.S. Department of Energy awards Argonne National Laboratory $4 million for energy-efficient microchip research
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne awarded $4 million to research new materials to develop energy-efficient microchips.

Newswise: Cal State Fullerton’s Nursing Program to Boost O.C. Workforce With $5 Million Grant from CalOptima Health
Released: 15-May-2024 9:05 PM EDT
Cal State Fullerton’s Nursing Program to Boost O.C. Workforce With $5 Million Grant from CalOptima Health
California State University, Fullerton

More nursing students can complete their undergraduate training at Cal State Fullerton each year thanks to a five-year, $5 million grant from CalOptima Health supporting the university’s nursing programs.

Released: 14-May-2024 1:05 PM EDT
NIH renews COBRE grant for Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine
University of Kansas Cancer Center

The Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine (KIPM) will continue its mission to improve health care by training physicians and scientists in precision medicine and supporting their research, thanks to a renewed Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Released: 13-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Tulane School of Architecture receives $2.91 million for its new Center on Climate Change and Urbanism
Tulane University

An anonymous $2.91 million gift to Tulane School of Architecture will help establish a Center on Climate Change and Urbanism, a new research unit that will complement the school’s existing work in New Orleans and around the world, including Ecuador, where students participated in a Mintz Global Research Studio in spring 2023.

Newswise: Rutgers-Led Statewide Translational Research Institute Is Awarded $39.7 Million National Institutes of Health Grant
Released: 8-May-2024 8:55 PM EDT
Rutgers-Led Statewide Translational Research Institute Is Awarded $39.7 Million National Institutes of Health Grant
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science $39,673,786 over seven years to build and improve upon infrastructure that promotes clinical and translational science through the New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS).

Released: 8-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Statement on Increased Funding for the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
Susan G. Komen

Susan G. Komen commends the Georgia General Assembly and Governor Brian Kemp for allocating $796,000 in the FY2025 budget for the state's Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.

   
Newswise: FAU Researchers Receive $1M in FDOH Grants to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease
Released: 8-May-2024 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Researchers Receive $1M in FDOH Grants to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease
Florida Atlantic University

With this funding, FAU researchers will shed light on the biological functions of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) by taking advantage of synthetic chemistry strategies; provide an innovative online screening tool for older drivers with cognitive decline; and gain a deeper understanding of the role of brain cholesterol in AD.

Newswise: BGSU to accept Herschend host tuition for Resort and Attraction Management program
7-May-2024 8:00 AM EDT
BGSU to accept Herschend host tuition for Resort and Attraction Management program
Bowling Green State University

Through BGSU Online, Herschend employees will be able to enroll in the one-of-a-kind Resort and Attraction Management program and can continue working while completing their degree

Newswise: Belfer family’s $20 million donation invigorates neurodegeneration research at MD Anderson
Released: 6-May-2024 10:00 AM EDT
Belfer family’s $20 million donation invigorates neurodegeneration research at MD Anderson
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Laurence Belfer, on behalf of Robert Belfer and the Belfer family, today announced a $20 million gift to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to strengthen neurodegeneration research through the Belfer Neurodegeneration Consortium (BNDC), a transformative multi-institutional initiative to advance the study and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

5-May-2024 7:05 PM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness Opens Applications for Vision Research Grants
Research to Prevent Blindness

Research to Prevent Blindness is pleased to announce that it has opened a new round of grant funding for high-impact vision research, including research related to glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, inherited retinal diseases, myopia, amblyopia, low vision and many more.

Released: 1-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Wake Forest University School of Medicine Approved for $1 Million in PCORI Funding for Patient Subgroup Discovery Study
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine have been approved for a $1 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for a methodology study.

Released: 1-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT
​​UWF awarded a nearly $1.7 million grant to train biomedical students
University of West Florida

UWF has earned an approximately $1.7 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health to mentor and train the next generation of biomedical scientists.

Newswise: Vineyard Cares Business of the Year Presented to Huntsman Cancer Institute
Released: 29-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Vineyard Cares Business of the Year Presented to Huntsman Cancer Institute
Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah

The Vineyard Cares Business of the Year Award celebrates Huntsman Cancer Institute’s plan to establish a comprehensive cancer center in Vineyard, which will bring crucial cancer research and care closer to more communities in the region.

Newswise: Greater Good Charities And GreaterGood.com Join Forces With WCS to Protect Argentina Land, Home to Vulnerable Species
Released: 29-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Greater Good Charities And GreaterGood.com Join Forces With WCS to Protect Argentina Land, Home to Vulnerable Species
Wildlife Conservation Society

Today, Greater Good Charities and GreaterGood.com announce they have awarded a grant to WCS in a dedicated two-part effort to protect more than 150,000 acres by donating it to the province of Mendoza in Argentina. This land, located in the Natural Protected Area La Payunia, is inhabited by endemic, endangered, and threatened species.

Released: 29-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
UCLA Health awarded up to $12.3 million as part of a federally funded moonshot effort to develop new treatments for osteoarthritis
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA Health is part of a multi-institution research team to receive a contract for up to $33 million from the federal Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) for the development of new treatments specifically focused on joint regeneration for osteoarthritis.

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Released: 23-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
PCORI announces $150 million in funding for new health research
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today announced the approval of funding awards totaling more than $150 million to support new patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) studies, research to strengthen the rigor and quality of patient-centered CER and a project to implement the findings of PCORI-funded research into practice.

Newswise: Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Missouri University of Science and Technology

A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has been awarded $875,000 from Rio Tinto, a global mining group, for a two-year project researching new techniques to recover critical minerals in the waste byproducts that come from extracting and refining copper.

   
17-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT
American Society of Nephrology Calls on Congress to Increase Funding for the US Transplant System
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

Today, leaders from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) will meet with their congressional delegations and call for their support of an $8 million increase for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Organ Transplantation Program in FY 25 This funding, totaling $67 million, will be used to continue Congress’ commitment to people seeking a transplant and will implement reforms to modernize the transplant system and make transplant care more accessible.

Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
University of West Florida memorial scholarship created to honor UWF alumnus
University of West Florida

A $150,000 gift to UWF from the late Ann Fell established the David Gus Fell Memorial Scholarship Endowment, which will benefit undergraduate engineering majors in UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
MSU receives $1M to create center for cybersecurity training
Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice is taking the lead on addressing the state’s cybercrime investigation policy. The school will be working with law enforcement partners across the state to create a full-service training hub to ensure law enforcement agencies are prepared to respond to the increasing threat of cybercrimes.

Newswise: Tulane University’s Middle American Research Institute receives grant for mapping of Maya civilization
Released: 15-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Tulane University’s Middle American Research Institute receives grant for mapping of Maya civilization
Tulane University

The Middle American Research Institute (MARI) in Tulane University’s School of Liberal Arts has received a $1.5 million grant from the Hitz Foundation to conduct innovative archaeological research on the Maya civilization of Mexico and Central America.

Newswise: Leading mining companies invest R40 million in geosciences research at Wits
Released: 15-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Leading mining companies invest R40 million in geosciences research at Wits
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

The Bushveld Geology and Metallogeny Research Chair will advance the mining industry and develop the next generation of geoscientists.

Newswise: Cleveland Innovation District Partners Exceeding Many Targets Set by State and JobsOhio
Released: 12-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Cleveland Innovation District Partners Exceeding Many Targets Set by State and JobsOhio
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Since the Cleveland Innovation District launched in 2021, the founding institutions have made significant progress, including exceeding many of the targets set by the Ohio Department of Development and JobsOhio.

Released: 9-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at JFK University Medical Center Receives $2.2 Million Research Grant to Study A Novel Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment
Hackensack Meridian Health

The NIH grant will fund a project entitled “Neutrophil Extracellular Traps And Associated Pathogenesis In TBI: A Novel Peptide Therapeutic Strategy” proposed by Mohammed Abdul Muneer, MSc, PhD, Research Scientist & Principal Investigator, Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at JFK University Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Neurology at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.

Newswise: Cal State Fullerton’s Nursing Program Receives $5 Million Grant from CalOptima Health to Build a Diverse Workforce
Released: 8-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT
Cal State Fullerton’s Nursing Program Receives $5 Million Grant from CalOptima Health to Build a Diverse Workforce
California State University, Fullerton

CalOptima Health has approved a $5 million grant expanding Cal State Fullerton’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

   
Newswise: Binghamton University receives $1 million to support job training in electronics manufacturing
Released: 3-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Binghamton University receives $1 million to support job training in electronics manufacturing
Binghamton University, State University of New York

A new $1 million in funding will help Binghamton University, State University of New York provide job training for more than 100 students a year in the growing advanced chip manufacturing industry.

Newswise: Prioritizing Tiger Conservation: Tiger Conservation Coalition Holds Virtual Press Briefing on Purpose and Goals 
Of The Sustainable Finance for Tiger Landscapes Conference in Bhutan
Released: 1-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Prioritizing Tiger Conservation: Tiger Conservation Coalition Holds Virtual Press Briefing on Purpose and Goals Of The Sustainable Finance for Tiger Landscapes Conference in Bhutan
Wildlife Conservation Society

Panelists will announce a new funding target for tigers; focus on the goals of the Bhutan summit; and discuss why the conservation of tigers is key to addressing a wide range of conservation and environmental issues.

Newswise: KU Cancer Center Researcher Secures $1.4M Grant to Develop Peptide Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Released: 29-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
KU Cancer Center Researcher Secures $1.4M Grant to Develop Peptide Therapy for Prostate Cancer
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Benyi Li, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Urology and member of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, has received a nearly $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a short peptide-based therapy for prostate cancer patients.

Newswise: UNC Wilmington Among Universities Receiving Instruments for PFAS Research
Released: 28-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
UNC Wilmington Among Universities Receiving Instruments for PFAS Research
University of North Carolina Wilmington

UNC Wilmington faculty have been equipped with a cutting-edge instrument from the North Carolina Collaboratory and Thermo Fisher Scientific to advance research on the impact of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination on the environment and public health.

Newswise: Nation's Ocean Observing Network Facing 76% Funding Cut
Released: 28-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Nation's Ocean Observing Network Facing 76% Funding Cut
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System-Regional Association (GCOOS-RA)

The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2025 proposes funding regional ocean observing associations at $10 million — a 76 percent reduction in the budget for these critically important services.

Released: 27-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
$3M Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to fund gun violence research
UC Davis Health

UC Davis Health received a $3 million grant to support research by the Black & Brown Collective. The group is studying gun violence that disproportionately impacts marginalized communities.

Newswise: United Kingdom Invests in DOE's Electron-Ion Collider Project to Understand Matter at the Smallest Scale
Released: 27-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT
United Kingdom Invests in DOE's Electron-Ion Collider Project to Understand Matter at the Smallest Scale
Brookhaven National Laboratory

The UK Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), through the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Infrastructure Fund, has announced its commitment to support UK personnel involved in research, development, and major equipment contributions towards the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC).

Released: 27-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Advocate Health and Vysnova Partners Awarded $3.4 Million Contract by CDC to Lead Large-Scale Sexually Transmitted Infection Research Project
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Advocate Health and Vysnova Partners have been awarded a $3.4 million, four-year contract to study HIV, Mpox and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Newswise: Liquid crystal nanoparticles supercharge antibiotics for cystic fibrosis
Released: 26-Mar-2024 5:00 PM EDT
Liquid crystal nanoparticles supercharge antibiotics for cystic fibrosis
University of South Australia

Cystic fibrosis is the most common, life-limiting genetic condition in Australia. It affects the lungs, digestive system, and reproductive system, producing excess mucus, infections, and blockages.

Released: 26-Mar-2024 4:05 PM EDT
CFES Leader Rick Dalton Briefs Congress on Rural Schools
CFES Brilliant Pathways

CFES Leader Speaks at Congressional Briefing on Rural Schools

Newswise: UWF’s student-managed Argo Bond Fund places second in national competition
Released: 26-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT
UWF’s student-managed Argo Bond Fund places second in national competition
University of West Florida

Congratulations to the student-managed Argo Bond Fund for placing second among the nation’s student-managed bond funds at the Quinnipiac University Global Asset Management Education’s Global Portfolio Competition!

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Released: 25-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Grant projects to unlock potential, secure the future of open networks
Virginia Tech

For centuries, “open sesame” have been the magic words used to gain access to a cave of treasures. When it comes to the wonders of wireless, there’s only one magic phrase for unlocking the wireless future: “Open Radio Access networks” (O-RAN).

Released: 22-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
AAPM Receives a $250,000 Funding Award for Project on Communicating Radiation Risk in Medicine
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

An AAPM team has received a $250,000 Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to fund a project titled “Radiation risk in medicine: Identifying and enabling patient-provider shared decision-making.”

   
Newswise: WVU technology innovations position West Virginia to lead hydrogen economy
Released: 22-Mar-2024 8:30 AM EDT
WVU technology innovations position West Virginia to lead hydrogen economy
West Virginia University

West Virginia University engineers have received a wave of federal support for research projects that will help slash the cost of clean hydrogen. The three U.S. Department of Energy grants for WVU studies total $15.8 million and are part of funds authorized by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for research that advances the “Hydrogen Shot” goal of cutting the cost of clean hydrogen production to $1 per kilogram.

Newswise: BOXABL generates $60 million in indications of interest from 15,000 investors for their upcoming crowdfund
Released: 20-Mar-2024 6:35 PM EDT
BOXABL generates $60 million in indications of interest from 15,000 investors for their upcoming crowdfund
Boxabl

BOXABL is proud to announce significant progress in our Q1 2024 Update paired with the launch of our latest Factory Update Video #6.

   
Released: 19-Mar-2024 4:05 PM EDT
UAlbany Cybersecurity Incident Response Studio Wins $1.25M in Federal Funding
University at Albany, State University of New York

The initiative will bring cyber and crisis management researchers from across campus together to support training and simulation exercises for public, private and non-profit sector partners.

Released: 18-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Memorial Sloan Kettering Awarded Prestigious NCI Grant to Further Advance CAR T Cell Treatments for Solid Tumors
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

A team at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) led by thoracic surgeon Prasad Adusumilli, MD, has been awarded a distinguished UG3/UH3 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to advance research and testing of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy for solid tumors.

Newswise: UWF announces $5 million legacy gift from the Bear Family Foundation to name the College of Business
Released: 18-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT
UWF announces $5 million legacy gift from the Bear Family Foundation to name the College of Business
University of West Florida

UWF President Martha Dunagin Saunders announced a gift of $5 million from The Bear Family Foundation to name the Lewis Bear Jr. College of Business.

Released: 18-Mar-2024 9:00 AM EDT
St. Baldrick’s Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Expand Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
Hackensack Meridian Health

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Expand Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital

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Released: 15-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
RPI Researchers Awarded $1.5M To Produce Hemp-Based Insulated Siding
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) will use hemp to develop a commercially viable, durable, and low-embodied-carbon insulated siding product to address what the U.S. Green Building Council says is a “crucial need for building retrofits to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.”



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