Eight Auburn University students, graduates receive National Science Foundation fellowships

Article body Eight current or former Auburn University students have won this year the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, a program designed to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. Each fellowship consists of three years of support accessible over a five-year period. For each … Read more

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and ADA Science & Research Institute receive $2.4 million NIH grant to study responsible antibiotic use

Armed with a $ 2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute will conduct a clinical trial of the responsible use of antibiotics in combination with other treatments for periodontal disease. SAN ANTONIO, April 27, … Read more

Two students receive prestigious Goldwater award

For Ernest Wang and Joseph Won, research is more than a future career: It’s a call to adventure, a way to contribute to the unfolding of knowledge and even a means to change the world. The Binghamton University juniors recently received the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, which is given to sophomores and juniors who demonstrate … Read more

AI simulates economies and predicts which startups receive funding – TechCrunch

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column aims to collect some of the most relevant recent discoveries and papers – particularly in, but not limited to, artificial intelligence – and explain … Read more

Lehmann Named to Receive Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Newswise – Ruth Lehmann, PhD, director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a world-renowned developmental geneticist, is the recipient of the 2022 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced this week. Throughout a career that has spanned four decades, Lehmann has made several key discoveries … Read more

How does the COVID-19 prevention drug Evusheld work and who should receive it?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain. The US Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 antibody drug Evusheld on Dec. 8, 2021. Infectious disease physician Patrick Jackson of the University of Virginia explains how it works, who’s eligible and why some patients are having difficulties accessing it. What is Evusheld, and how does … Read more

ISU scientists receive federal grant to advance research on blood stem cells • News Service • Iowa State University

Raquel Espin Palazon (center) in the zebrafish room in the basement of the Advanced Teaching and Research Building. She is with Karin Dorman, left, and Clyde Campbell, coinvestigators on a grant to study a genetic pathway that plays a critical role in the generation of blood stem cells. Photo by Christopher Gannon. Larger image. AMES, … Read more

Cleveland Clinic researcher to receive 2022 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Paul Marasco, PhD, Associate Staff, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Cleveland Clinic, will be honored with a 2022 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award by the Clinical Research Forum (CR Forum). The awards honor groundbreaking achievements in clinical research from across the nation. Paul Marasco, PhD, Associate Staff, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Cleveland Clinic, … Read more

Salk scientists receive 2022 Endeavor Award to study lung cancer – BIOENGINEER.ORG

LA JOLLA— (March 11, 2022) Professors Reuben Shaw, Susan Kaech, Christian Metallo and Alan Saghatelian have received a 2022 Mark Foundation for Cancer Research Endeavor Award to support their research exploring the metabolic changes that help lung cancers develop. The $ 3 million Endeavor Award promotes collaborative science to tackle some of the toughest challenges … Read more

Fefferman and Levin receive BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

Two Princeton professors, mathematician Charles Fefferman and ecologist Simon Levin, have received Frontiers of Knowledge Awards from the BBVA Foundation. Charles Fefferman, Princeton’s Herbert E. Jones, Jr. ’43 University Professor of Mathematics, has been awarded the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in basic sciences. Simon LevinPrinceton’s James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in Ecology … Read more