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Grant to boost graduate prep program


The National Institutes of Health recently awarded IUPUI a $1.25 million grant to prepare undergraduate students from underrepresented minority populations, including students with disabilities, for admission to graduate programs in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Post Baccalaureate Program, or IPREP, draws on IUPUI’s programmatic and research strengths in the health and life sciences. IPREP will ... Read More »

Degree educated nurses can reduce hospital deaths

Hospital nurse staffing, and the proportion of nurses with bachelor’s education, are associated with significantly fewer deaths after routine surgery, according to research published in the Lancet. A team of researchers, including lead investigators from England, Professor Peter Griffiths from the University of Southampton and Professor Anne Marie Rafferty from the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College ... Read More »

University of Virginia wins NIH backing for peripheral arterial disease research

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A team of researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine will examine whether peripheral arterial disease, a common circulation problem, can be treated with an existing drug compound developed for another purpose. The work is being funded by the National Institutes of Health, which announced the award June 18. University of Virginia is one of nine academic research groups ... Read More »

Duke University to get $2 mn fund from NIH to start clinical research network

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted $2 million to Duke University, Durham to start a new clinical research network focused on antibacterial resistance. Total funding for the leadership group cooperative agreement award could reach up to $62 million through 2019. Anthony S Fauci, MD, NIAID Director, said, ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes