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Event Notices From March 28

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

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Ann Arbor Firm Part Of Cholesterol Treatment Grant

Ann Arbor-based AlphaCore Pharma and Rockville, Md.-based Advanced Bioscience Laboratories Tuesday announced funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to manufacture a new treatment for a type of coronary artery disease that runs in families.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012

New study about diagnosis of childhood depression from scientists at WSU. (File Photo)

Wayne State Research To Shed Light On Bone Metastasis In Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most frequent and second deadliest cancer men face. A team of Wayne State University researchers recently received $363,660 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for a project that aims to learn more about the deadly spread of prostate cancer into the bones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2012

Wayne State Study Of Marijuana Therapy Could Affect Public Policy

A $1.5 million grant to a Wayne State University researcher from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health could have policy implications in Michigan and other states regarding the therapeutic use of marijuana.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2011

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Wayne State Gets $1.7M Grant For Post-Partum Drug Abuse Intervention

A team of researchers at Wayne State University’s Parent Health Lab in the School of Medicine have developed a novel indirect screener that identifies women at risk for drug use by evaluating correlates of illicit drug use rather than drug use itself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

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Wayne State University Gets NIH Grant For Intervention

A team of researchers at Wayne State University’s Parent Health Lab in the School of Medicine have received a three-year grant to develop a computer-delivered intervention for pregnant women at risk for alcohol use, which can lead to lifelong negative effects on the fetus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011


Beaumont Research Gets More Than $2 Million In NIH Research Grants

The Beaumont Research Institute has earned two research grants to investigate urinary incontinence in older women and therapy for overactive bladder from National Institutes of Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011


MSU Gets $3.6M To Boost School Girls’ Activity

The National Institutes of Health is giving $3.6 million to Michigan State University to expand a nursing researcher’s pilot program to help middle school girls increase their physical activity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2011

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Ann Arbor Firm Offers Federal Grant Training For Small Biz

Ann Arbor-based BBCetc is offering Michigan companies seminars to learn more about writing winnnig proposals for the federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology transfer programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2011

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Wayne State Researcher To Study Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A Wayne State University reseracher has won a $418,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health. Graham Parker, assistant professor of research in the Department of Pediatrics, will use the grant to study how a particular gene might be involved in the progression of spinal muscular atrophy, the No. 1 genetic killer of children younger than 2 years old.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2011