Tag: national institutes of health

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VCU receives $5 million grant to study adolescent brain development

The National Institutes of Health awarded a $5 million grant to Virginia Commonwealth University to take part in a landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development.

Spring internship with NIH extends into summer for chemistry major Charlie Good

Charlie Good: a rising senior majoring in chemistry at Eastern Mennonite University, is interning at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Major NIH grant funds UVA schizophrenia project

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine will seek to identify the genetic causes of schizophrenia as part of a major project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health to better understand how genetic variation in brain cells affects human health and disease.

$25M grant to help UVa. researchers study strokes

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have received a $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a 50+-center national clinical trial investigating a promising new treatment that could greatly benefit thousands of acute ischemic stroke patients every year. More than 750,000 people in the United States suffer from […]

Collins nominated to NIH post

Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Staunton native Francis S. Collins as director of the National Institutes of Health at the Department of Health and Human Services. Collins, a physician-geneticist noted for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project, served as Director of the National […]

Thursday, March 26, 2009

– Economy: Gas prices back over $2 mark nationally, Thursday, 5:20 p.m. – Local News: Waynesboro man charged with witness intimidation, Thursday, 5:15 p.m. – Congress: Warner wins support for performance measures in budget battle, Thursday, 5:15 p.m. – Event: Spring Fling at Ladd Elementary, Thursday, 9:45 a.m. – Economy: Initial unemployment claims up again, […]