Headlines from Around the Country Archive
Fostering Groundbreaking Medical Research: Investments in the National Institutes of Health - August 2010
From the White House at www.whitehouse.gov
"The White House has just issued a special report on how the $10 billion of Recovery Act funding apportioned to the NIH is supporting innovative medical research. The report includes an overview of The Cancer Genome Atlas project, which thanks to Recovery Act funding is generating new insights into the genetic pathways involved in the development of many cancers."
Children's Hospital Major Player in Tumor War - December 22, 2009
From The Columbus Dispatch
"The Research Institute at the hospital has been picked as one of two clearing-houses for adult tumor specimens for the Cancer Genome Atlas, a national project to map the genetic mistakes in common cancers so that doctors can better identify, treat and prevent them."
Stimulus Opens the Floodgates of Research in St. Louis - October 19, 2009
From the St. Louis Times Dispatch & stltoday.com
"With the help of a recent $10 million research grant, Washington University scientists are expanding their genetic sequencing project to include 20 different types of cancers."
NIH Stimulus Funding Supports Emory Biomedical Scientists - August 6, 2009
From Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center
In addition to research grants, NIH provided funding for Emory scientists to hire eight high school students, 22 college students, and five teachers for summer research positions.
UCLA Neuroscientists Get $19 Million from NIH for Supercomputer - August 19, 2009
From DOTmed® News
UCLA neuroscientists said this week the government has given them approximately $19 million in NIH stimulus funds, via the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, passed by Congress this year, to study brain disease.
UW Receives Seven Federal Stimulus Grants - August 19, 2009
From University of Wyoming's Web site News and Notices
"Seven UW grants -- covering research on astronomy, climate change, geology, insect cells and neuroscience -- have been approved on the heels of another record-breaking year for external funding at the university."
Stimulus Money Creates at Least 22 Summer Jobs at Stanford Medical School - July 30, 2009
From the Stanford School of Medicine's Inside Stanford Medicine
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, known by most as the "stimulus package," the NIH has allocated $21 million over two years for educational supplements to existing research grants. So far, at least 12 high school and 10 college students have received NIH stimulus funds to work with researchers at Stanford medical school.