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  • Institutes of Health
  • As part of a $215 million public-private partnership announced by the National Institutes of Health Thursday, MD Anderson will receive funding to help identify and test chemical signatures in the body that officials hope will predict which patients will benefit from immunotherapy, a new frontier of cancer treatment pioneered by the Houston research hospital's Jim Allison. (chron.com)
  • A grant totaling more than $400,000 over a four-year period was awarded jointly to NEOMED and CSU in support of their partnership by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and administered through a collective effort between the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities and the Association of American Medical Colleges. (csuohio.edu)
  • A collaboration among the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and 3 other federal agencies aims to accelerate the development of the next generation of robotics, called corobotics. (apta.org)
  • Brother's Keeper
  • This conference is a key deliverable of President Obama's My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Initiative and is designed to support state and local efforts to address and eliminate chronic absenteeism among our nation's most vulnerable students, particularly those attending low-performing schools. (ed.gov)
  • One year ago, the Obama Administration launched the groundbreaking My Brother's Keeper initiative, which seeks to create opportunities for all young people in this country to improve their lives and reach their full potential-no matter who they are or where they live. (realestaterama.com)
  • leverage
  • NCI has worked to leverage its role as the leader of the National Cancer Program to expand our understanding of cancer and to translate new knowledge into better cancer prevention and treatment. (cancer.gov)
  • EPA may have added leverage in this enforcement initiative from its pending proposal to update and enhance its Risk Management Plan rule, which is likely to augment current risk mitigation and public outreach requirements. (lexology.com)
  • Laboratory
  • Keasling, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and of bioengineering and senior faculty scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, led a team of scientists in engineering a microbial production process for artemisinin, an effective - but, in many parts of the world, prohibitively expensive - therapy for malaria. (synberc.org)
  • NCI is leading the PMI-Oncology component of the initiative, which is focusing on expanding precision medicine clinical trials, overcoming drug resistance, developing new laboratory models for research, and developing a national cancer knowledge system. (cancer.gov)
  • pollution
  • The food recovery program has existed in some form for years, but it really ramped up in 2013 and 2014, thanks in part to research from two interns with Kansas State University's Pollution Prevention Initiative. (kmuw.org)
  • That's right, the Pollution Prevention Initiative. (kmuw.org)
  • Turns out, there is a direct connection between decomposing food and pollution, says Nancy Larson, director of the research initiative. (kmuw.org)
  • In order to keep industrial pollutants out of the nation's waters, the EPA stated that it would focus on wastewater discharges from industrial sectors like chemical and metal manufacturing, mining and food processing based on EPA's assertion that these sectors are responsible for a disproportionate amount of nutrient and metal pollution, frequently in violation of permit limits, that is degrading water quality and threatening drinking water sources in national waters. (lexology.com)
  • Grant
  • The Health Impact Project, a 4.5-year initiative that is funded by a $7.2 million grant from RWJF to Pew to operate and administer the project, is accepting proposals for up to 15 HIA demonstrations ranging from $25,000 to $150,000. (pewtrusts.org)
  • program
  • The NEOMED-CSU Partnership is recognized as the lead program for The Sullivan Alliance to Transform the Health Professions, a national organization devoted to improving health care education and increasing diversity in health professions. (csuohio.edu)
  • The NRI-2.0 program is supported by multiple agencies of the federal government including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). (nsf.gov)
  • health
  • As part of the NPI effort, more than 100 experts from industry, academia and government collaborated to draft a white paper detailing recommendations to guide funding and investment in five key photonics-driven fields: advanced manufacturing, communications and information technology, defense and national security, health and medicine, and energy. (photonics.com)
  • EDC was selected to lead the initiative by the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. (edc.org)
  • Leading this new initiative is an important milestone in EDC's long history of building capacity to improve the health, mental health, and school readiness of young children," said Joanne Brady, senior vice president and director of EDC's Learning and Teaching Division. (edc.org)
  • As part of NEOMED's Education for Service initiative, the NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health encourages economically disadvantaged youth from the Cleveland area to complete undergraduate coursework at CSU, enroll in the College of Medicine at NEOMED to earn a Doctor of Medicine degree and return after residency to serve medically underserved areas in the region. (csuohio.edu)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew) today announced the launch of the Health Impact Project, a national initiative designed to promote the use of health impact assessments (HIAs) as a decision-making tool for policymakers. (pewtrusts.org)
  • When decision makers understand the health implications of a proposed policy, they can make better-informed choices that avoid unintended harm and unexpected costs," said Aaron Wernham, M.D., director of the Health Impact Project and a leading national HIA expert. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Resources
  • A national initiative in Ireland in 2000 defined 13 designated Units to provide care for symptomatic breast cancer, and resources, including an ability to develop audit programmes, were provided. (nih.gov)
  • Center
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center has been selected for the newest initiative of the Cancer Moonshot, an effort to advance the reach of immunotherapy to more patients. (chron.com)
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center has been selected for a leading role in a new federal initiative to advance the reach of treatment that uses the body's immune system to fight cancer. (chron.com)
  • impact
  • In the absence of a national audit of breast cancer outcomes, the aim of this study is to provide a detailed report of one Unit's subsequent experience, in particular comparing process and outcome data with international norms and benchmarks, and to infer on the likely impact of the national initiative. (nih.gov)
  • Technologies
  • The RAS Initiative is using cutting edge technologies to better define target vulnerabilities in RAS proteins, complexes of RAS proteins with its effector and regulatory partners, cell surface proteins that are enriched in cancer cells driven by mutant RAS, and pathways that are essential to cancer cells but not normal cells. (cancer.gov)
  • social
  • The theme of technology-mediated social participation is outlined in the white paper for a National Initiative for Social Participation ( http://iparticipate.wikispaces.com ). (umd.edu)
  • develop
  • This requires our community to develop a unified position, then reach out to national science funding agencies, while building the case for the importance of this topic beyond our own community. (umd.edu)
  • promote
  • The interest we are seeing in Montreal and other centres across Canada takes us one step closer to creating a national registry that will raise the profile of this issue and further promote the need for more testing as a form of prevention. (providencehealthcare.org)
  • Food
  • National Volunteer Week is here, and it serves as the perfect opportunity for nonprofit organizations like the San Diego Food Bank to give thanks to the people who play an important part in our mission to end hunger in San Diego County. (sandiegofoodbank.org)
  • The EPA's initiative to limit the discharge of industrial pollutants to the nation's waters may drive tighter permit limits on wastewater discharges from facilities in the chemical and metal manufacturing, mining, and food processing sectors and increased enforcement of existing permit limits in those sectors. (lexology.com)