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$3.6 million grant supports pediatric asthma research

$3.6 million grant supports pediatric asthma research

March 23, 2016

Jill Halterman, professor of pediatrics, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to research a preventive asthma intervention that could help patients better manage their condition while reducing acute emergency room visits.

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Statement on FY16 Omnibus & Tax Extender Package

December 17, 2015

On December 16, Congress released a $1.15 trillion FY 2016 omnibus spending bill and a $600 billion tax extenders package that it will be voting on in the coming days.

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New York State awards $9.2 million to renew CEIS as Center for Advanced Technology

New York State awards $9.2 million to renew CEIS as Center for Advanced Technology

November 2, 2015

The Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) has been renewed by New York State as one of its Centers for Advanced Technology (CAT) and will receive $9.2 million in funding over the next 10 years.

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$3 million funds research to develop new HIV vaccine strategies

$3 million funds research to develop new HIV vaccine strategies

September 25, 2015

Infectious disease researchers at the School of Medicine and Dentistry will use $3.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to find new ways to develop a vaccine to prevent HIV.

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Vision expert David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award

Vision expert David Williams receives Beckman-Argyros Award

August 11, 2015

David Williams, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on human vision, received the $500,000 prize for his transformative breakthroughs in vision research and adaptive optics.

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First-of-its-kind study to explore how family stress leads to cavities

First-of-its-kind study to explore how family stress leads to cavities

July 15, 2015

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded a $3.5 million grant that, for the first time, will scientifically explore how family functioning, stress, and parenting behaviors may lead to early childhood cavities.

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$10 million grant funds center to study OCD

$10 million grant funds center to study OCD

June 4, 2015

A new research center, led by professor of pharmacology and physiology Susan Haber, will work to map the networks in the brain disrupted in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Using light to separate good from bad in antioxidant therapy

Using light to separate good from bad in antioxidant therapy

May 15, 2015

Most dietary advice includes a plug for antioxidant-rich foods like blueberries and spinach. So why have so many antioxidant-based therapies failed in clinical trials? A $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to a junior investigator at the School of Medicine and Dentistry aims to find out.

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