WSU Graduate School, Dean Get $1.8M From NIH To Recruit More ResearchersWayne State University announced that the Graduate School was one of 10 institutions selected by the National Institutes of Health to lead a five-year, $18.5 million initiative aimed at strengthening the research workforce in the United States, where there is a shortage of non-academic research scientists.
Wayne State Gets $1.57M Grant To Develop Enhanced Radiation Therapy TrainingWith the help of a five-year, $1.57 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, researchers at Wayne State University aim to develop an innovative and advanced education program integrating radiobiology with radiation physics for all oncologists.
NIH Awards Advaita $2M for Disease Subtyping, Drug Repurposing Technology DevelopmentThe National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health issued a Notice of Award granting a Fast-Track Small Business Investigational Research Phase I and Phase II grant of $2.0 million for Advaita to develop biological pathway analysis tools for personalized medicine and drug repositioning.
Vallerand Gets Inaugural WSU College of Nursing Alumni Endowed ProfessorshipProfessor April Vallerand has been appointed to the first Wayne State University College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professorship. Vallerand is a nationally recognized expert in both pharmacology and pain research, whose work has received backing from the National Institutes of Health.
NIH Grant Makes 'STaRs' Of Eight Wayne State College Of Nursing StudentsEight Wayne State University undergraduate nursing students are gaining unique insight about the research field thanks to a $40,000 grant awarded to the university’s College of Nursing and School of Medicine from the National Institute of Nursing Research of the National Institutes of Health.
Event Notices From May 21The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
BBCetc Has Full Schedule Of SBIR, STTR Training In MayThe Ann Arbor entrepreneurial training business BBC etc is offering a wide variety of training both online and in person in May.
WSU Neuroscientists Capture Brain Connectivity In Human FetusesWayne State University School of Medicine researchers have shown for the first time that brain connectivity in human fetuses can be measured, which could translate into new ways to diagnose, prevent and treat brain disorders like autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia and cognitive impairments in early life.
Wayne State Gets 10-Year, $165.9M Renewal Of Problem Pregnancy ResearchWayne State University will spend another 10 years conducting federally funded research into problem pregnancies under a $165.9 million contract renewal announced Thursday night.
LTU Computer Scientist Proposes New Way To Identify Individuals In the latest edition of the International Journal of Biometrics, computer scientist Lior Shamir of Lawrence Technological University demonstrates that it could eventually be possible to use MRI technology to ascertain individual identity by scanning hard-to-alter body parts such as knees.
BBCetc Offers Help With Writing Winning SBIR, STTR Grant ProposalsThe entrepreneurial assistance firm BBCetc (which used to go by Biotechnology Business Consultants until its services spread well beyond biotech) is sponsoring a variety of training classes in the weeks ahead in writing winning federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer grant proposals.
Awards And Certifications From January 15The latest industry awards and certifications earned by Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
Michigan Tech To Study Sleep ApneaIn a new collaboration, researchers from Michigan Techological University’ and Portage Health are working together to study sleep disorders, focusing on sleep apnea.
Wayne State, UM Get $2.7M Federal Grant To Continue Fight For African-American HealthThe 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.
GVSU Prof Gets NIH Grant To Study Living With Alzheimer'sA Grand Valley State University faculty member received a National Institutes of Health grant to continue researching how patients with Alzheimer's disease use visual cues to navigate their living areas.