Tag: research funding
Sepsis, an over-the-top immune system response to an infection, is a common and costly cause of death and the most expensive condition treated in U.S. hospitals. The NIH grant will support research collaborations that may pave the way for new treatment targets.
For most of us, life without a smartphone is unimaginable. Now, picture your smartphone without the pioneering federally funded research done at America’s research universities. You can’t, because your smartphone would not exist without that research.
Universities can help drive regional economic development and strengthen American competitiveness — but only if the federal government continues to partner with institutions and commits to provide the sustained research funding that is required to, first, discover a good idea, then “translate” it into products and services that benefit society.
Called arrhythmogenic ventricular cardiomyopathies or AVCs, the disorders run in families and are frequently diagnosed in athletes.
Freeform optics could transform 21st century optical science, allowing for a wider range of shapes for lenses and mirrors, which in turn may revolutionize mobile displays, LED lighting, remote sensing devices and astronomical instrumentation.
Last year, the University provided some of the initial money to create Innovocracy, a crowdfunding platform with a twist: Innovocracy deals exclusively with academic researchers who develop products that can benefit society.