The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has approved a grant of $1.2 million to extend the Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities (AUH) interdisciplinary seminar series at Cornell University for three years with a focus on social justice.
The University of Houston has received a nearly $1.35 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a free, open-access digital portal for anyone to learn about or teach Puerto Rican literature.
Southwest Research Institute has been awarded a grant from the Federal Aviation Ad-ministration (FAA) to continue a research program to improve the safety of commercial aircraft engines. The grant is planned to be a four-year, $4.5 million cooperative agreement to develop improved damage tolerance and risk assessment methods for critical life-limited engine parts.
Researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital replace sick intestinal bacteria with intestinal bacteria from healthy donors in a treatment intended to help patients with cirrhosis of the liver. The Novo Nordisk Foundation supports the project with just over DKK 13 million.
Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) and Mirati Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX) - a late-stage targeted oncology company - announce that Mirati will contribute a $4 million grant to SU2C to develop new approaches to treat patients with KRAS mutant cancers, as a part of the SU2C Catalyst® program.
People with cystic fibrosis are living better and longer, and now investigators want to further enhance quality and longevity by better understanding the role of nutrition, body composition and exercise in their health across an increasing lifespan.
Two University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers have received a five-year R01 Award for $497,893 per year from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study a potential new drug treatment for salivary gland cancer. The award is part of an inter-campus collaboration between Antonio Jimeno, MD, Ph.D., co-leader of the Developmental Therapeutics Program, and Tin Tin Su, Ph.D., co-leader of the Molecular and Cellular Oncology Program.
The Australian Federal Government will invest $64.4 million to establish a centre in Western Australia to process and analyse data from the SKA radio telescope. Each year, around 600 petabytes of SKA data will be stored for astronomers and astrophysicists from all over the world to access and analyse. The funding to establish a facility in Perth is part of $295 million announced this week.
The Southeast Regional Sun Grant Center at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 regional competitive grants program. After selecting 42 applications for review by a panel of scientists from around the country from more than 73 preproposals that were received, six projects have been selected for funding.
Michael Zuscik, Ph.D., Mack Clayton professor and vice chair of research in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the Colorado Program for Musculoskeletal Research, received a $3.175-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to analyze the link between the gut microbiome and osteoarthritis in the obese context and investigate whether strategies that shape the gut microbiome can halt or reverse the progression of the disease.