A $5.2 million federal grant awarded to the University of Michigan is the largest for research into birth-related pelvic floor injuries and their relationship to pelvic floor disorders like urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
Partners including the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center and National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, were awarded $2.19 million over three years through the federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge for Advanced Manufacturing.
The Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration, an Ann Arbor nonprofit consortium dedicated to providing infrastructure to support collaborative sarcoma research, announced today that it has received a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This grant will provide $11.5 million over five years in support of sarcoma translational research.
Researchers at Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute will be able to continue extensive Great Lakes education and outreach programs through 2014 after receiving a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Wayne State University College of Nursing is part of a $1.5 million grant awarded to the Michigan Department of Community Health by the United States Health Resources and Services Administration to develop an Advanced Practice Nurse Leader primary care model for overweight and obese patients.
Kai Yang, Ph.D., professor of industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering at Wayne State University, has received a collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation for the project, “An Allocation Model with Dynamic Updates for Balanced Workload Distribution on Patient-Centered Medical Homes.”
The Michigan Association of Realtors announced today the launch of a new partnership to promote awareness among Michigan homeowners about a state government-backed program providing low-cost home energy assessments that can help shave hundreds of dollars a year from utility bills.
The new Detroit Crime Commission is getting a $1 million federal grant to help fight crime on the city’s east side.
The Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University in partnership with the University of Michigan received a $2.7 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging to continue the work of the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research.
Washtenaw Community College has been awarded a $2.9 million grant from the United States Department of Labor through its Trade Adjustment Assistance for Community Colleges Career Training program.
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