Surgeon-scientists reap small share of U.S. research grantsYale University School of Medicine
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was fined a record 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) and ordered to stop transferring data collected from Facebook users in Europe to the United States. Find the latest research and expert commentary on privacy issues and controversial business practices in the Business Ethics channel.
Collaboration between UChicago Medicine and Advocate Health Care has awarded $650,000 since 2019
Sixteen ASBMB researchers from 15 states to meet with U.S. senators and representatives on Capitol Hill to advocate for basic science research funding for NIH, NSF, DOE
Gary Singer ’74, a retired partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and chair of the Ronald M. Simon Family Foundation, has been elected as the new chair of the UCI Foundation Board of Trustees, effective June 1. This is the first time an alumnus will chair the board.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, a large group of University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduates stood quietly and reflected near the Nebraska Holocaust Memorial in Wyuka Cemetery.
Title 42, the United States pandemic rule that had been used to immediately deport hundreds of thousands of migrants who crossed the border illegally over the last three years, has expired. Those migrants will have the opportunity to apply for asylum. President Biden's new rules to replace Title 42 are facing legal challenges. Border crossings have already risen sharply, as many migrants attempt to cross before the measure expires on Thursday night. Some have said they worry about tighter controls and uncertainty ahead. Immigration is once again a major focus of the media as we examine the humanitarian, political, and public health issues migrants must go through.
The anti-dementia medication lecanemab and its ancillary costs could add $2 billion to $5 billion in annual Medicare spending if the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) revise their coverage decision. Currently, the medication is covered only for patients who are enrolled in clinical trials.
The horrific frequency of mass shootings (almost 300 in the first six months of 2022, according to the Gun Violence Archive), the tragic daily toll of firearm-related deaths (124 per day on average, according to the CDC), and the inability of politicians to implement effective gun control measures have had devastating personal consequences for individuals and families and pose a significant public health challenge for the nation.
Susan G. Komen thanked Washington lawmakers for passing, and Gov. Jay Inslee, for signing diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging legislation into law.
Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation, the philanthropic division of Hackensack Meridian Health, a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, is pleased to announce the official launch of its Corporate Champions Program.
The abrupt closing of First Republic Bank stirred fresh anxieties about the security of the banking system, unfolding less than two months after the back-to-back, historically huge failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. This month all 84 branches of the former First Republic Bank opened with a new name after an emergency sale orchestrated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
New Trustees Join Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation and Affiliates
To address the statewide shortage of K-12 credentialed teachers who teach Asian languages, Cal State Fullerton’s College of Education will lead the California State University Asian Language Bilingual Teacher Education Program Consortium.
Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, if signed into law, could lead to the withdrawal of foreign aid and threaten goals to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, advocates warn.
In honor of Mother’s Day, American Greetings and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at Cleveland Clinic have partnered to encourage the celebration of women everywhere and raise critical research funds in the process.
Susan G. Komen commended the Maryland General Assembly for passing diagnostic and supplemental imaging and Governor Wes Moore for signing it into law. The bill removes a financial barrier to a critical form of screening for some high-risk individuals and an important step in determining the need for a biopsy to rule out or confirm breast cancer.
Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation, the philanthropic division of Hackensack Meridian Health, a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, is delighted to announce the dates of its upcoming annual golf outings for five of its hospital foundations
This year and next, Americans will have the extraordinary opportunity to witness two solar eclipses as both will be visible throughout the continental U.S. Both occurrences promise to be remarkable events and teachable moments but preparation is essential. In The Physics Teacher, astronomer Douglas Duncan of the University of Colorado provides a practical playbook to help teachers, students, and the general public prepare for the eclipse events. He also shares ways to fundraise for schools and organizations and guidance for safe eclipse-viewing.
Five students and alumni have been selected for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program – the largest number of UTEP Fulbright Award recipients ever in a single year. Awardees will have the opportunity to research, study and teach overseas in places such as Brazil, Romania, Lithuania and Ireland.
Jefferson Sciences Associates (JSA) has announced the award of $558,060 through its JSA Initiatives Fund Program. The program supports projects by staff and scientific users at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. The FY23 program awards leveraged over $800,000 in matching funds, and taken together, the program and matching awards total over $1.3 million. Project awards include scientific meeting support, education and career development, and outreach activities, all of which support the lab’s mission.
Annual Hill Day events brought students and university leaders together in the nation’s capital to advance federal legislative priorities.
Susan G. Komen applauded Oklahoma lawmakers and Governor Kevin Stitt for implementing legislation to prohibit the use of step therapy requirements for metastatic cancer patients.
The Yang-Tan WorkABILITY Incubator, recently launched through the ILR School’s Center for Applied Research on Work (CAROW), will support innovative applied research projects and collaborations that bring together two or more parts of the university to address important societal issues linked to work.
The lingering effects of COVID-19 on some patients’ health has gotten a lot of attention. But a new study suggests many face long-term major financial impacts after their illness. Whether or not they got hospitalized during their bout with COVID-19, patients had a higher risk of serious money problems after their infection, compared with a comparison group of individuals whose financial outcomes were measured prior to getting COVID-19.
We are forming a panel to discuss misinformation and how it affects media relations. For the last two years, we have been looking at how Newswise can tackle issues around spreading and consuming fake news.
Legislation introduced in Maine would remove financial barriers to imaging that can rule out breast cancer or confirm the need for a biopsy. In 2023, more than 1,450 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 190 will die of the disease in Maine alone.
A financial tool used in the bailout of global banking giant Credit Suisse Group, hybrid securities known as “CoCo” bonds, would not protect taxpayers. Their use should continue to be left to the private sector, instead of being treated as regulatory capital after bank failures in the United States, said a finance professor at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) notched a record $169.5 million in research and development expenditures for fiscal year (FY) 2022, a 13% increase over FY21. This announcement accompanies the National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey findings which cover FY21 and mark the 10th year in a row UAH has had five or more research programs ranked in the top 25 nationally for federal research funding.
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Saint Louis University’s Department of Family and Community Medicine ranks in the top 20 in the nation in National Institute for Health funding, per data compiled by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
ASBMB emphasizes the importance of preserving research from scientists supported by the NIH, NSF and DOE during debt-ceiling deal
Eleven California State Universities were recently awarded a combined $35 million to increase the state's supply of staff trained to provide behavioral health care.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s inaugural Raise Your Pick UTEP Giving Day raised over $336,000 through more than 2,000 individual gifts from alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the University.
Ivory Innovations announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2023 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability. The prize awards organizations that demonstrate ambitious, feasible and scalable solutions to the housing affordability crisis. The 2023 Ivory Prize winners will be announced on May 24, 2023, at Pacific Coast Builders Conference in Anaheim, California. There will be $300,000 in prize money distributed between at least three winners selected across the three award categories: Construction and Design, Public Policy and Regulatory Reform, and Finance.
University of West Florida Argonauts from across the country and around the world will come together to support the University and its programs on UWF’s fifth annual Day of Giving scheduled for Thursday, April 20.
The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, non-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 90 new Extramural Discovery Science research and career development grants totaling more than $45 million. The grants will fund investigators at 67 institutions across the United States starting in 2023
People who experience periods of high inflation are more likely to buy a home, according to a new study from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management.
Florida State University will dedicate more than $20 million to quantum science and engineering over the next three years, funding that will support hiring at least eight new faculty members, equipment and dedicated space in the university’s Interdisciplinary Research and Commercialization Building, and seed money for a new program focused on this emerging field. FSU President Richard McCullough announced the investments at the first day of the university’s Quantum Science and Engineering Symposium last week.
Faculty and students expand their STEM knowledge and experience through systemwide affinity group focused on research and providing sustainable funding.
Join us in celebrating the fifth annual #UWFFoundersWeek from April 15-20! Come together with UWF Alumni and family and give back to the community during this exciting event.
University of Michigan receives $71M NIH grant to advance clinical & translational science
Congratulations to UWF's Argo Bond Fund for taking home first place among student-managed bond funds at the Q.G.A.M.E. global portfolio competition in NYC.
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) introduces six new recipients of its Loan Mitigation Pilot Program, which provides $50,000 in financial support for trainees entering the field of nephrology.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded two 5-year awards, totalling $9.3 million, to Binghamton University Community Schools (BUCS) to expand mental health services in New York’s Southern Tier as part of its Mental Health Service Provider Demonstration Grant Program.
The University of Chicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center raised more than $35,000 at its annual Salon Kovler event, which supports the health system's critical diabetes care and research initiatives that are focused on reducing healthcare disparities. The March 9 fundraiser and educational program at Navy Pier brought together community stakeholders, corporate leaders, and UChicago Medicine faculty and staff for a conversation about diabetes disparities and how to overcome them.
The financial terms of biotechnology licenses from academic institutions are significantly less favorable than those of comparable licenses between commercial firms according to a new study from Bentley University’s Center for Integration of Science and Industry.
Greek Week has long been a tradition at Cal State Fullerton, focusing on fundraising and creating awareness of student programs and activities.