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New grant will fund research of biomechanical markers in glaucoma

glaucoma markersThis study may explain why individuals of African descent are at the greatest risk of developing glaucoma.Massimo A. Fazio, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Ophthalmology, and Christopher A. Girkin M.D., have received a four-year, $2.55 million R01 ...

CFDRC Developing Physiologically Realistic in vitro Tumor Microenvironment Platform

SynVivo-Tumor offers real-time analysis and visualization of drug delivery and cellular interactions and was showcased at the December ASCB meeting in San Francisco.

Alabama Scientists Win First CASIS Grants for Protein Crystallization in MicroGravity

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the nonprofit organization promoting and managing research on board the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, today announced its first research grant awards totaling $1.2 million for three projects advancing protein crystallization in microgravity.

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ASU Center for NanoBiotechnology Research Receives Nearly $5 Million Grant

ASU Center for NanoBiotechnology Research Receives Nearly $5 Million Grant

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NIH Awards $1.1M Grant to Mitchell Cancer Institute

The National Institute of Health (“NIH”) in Washington, D.C. has announced a grant of $1.1M to support Dr. Lewis J. Pannell’s work on an early stage screening test for ovarian cancer at the Mitchell Cancer Institute (“MCI”) and the University of South Alabama.

Scientific discovery at USA College of Medicine leads to new biotech company

A scientific discovery made at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine has helped launch a new biotech company in Mobile.

CFDRC Developing Cell-based Microchip to Study Drug Interactions with the Blood-Brain Barrier

CFDRC Developing Cell-based Microchip to Study Drug Interactions with the Blood-Brain Barrier SynVivo-BBB is a new in vitro blood-brain barrier model offering real-time visualization of drug delivery and cellular interactions under physiologically realistic conditions. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. June 21, 2012 - CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) has been awarded a $1.3M grant from the National Institutes of Health to ...

Vaxin Inc. wins NIH grant to continue work on new anthrax vaccine

The Birmingham News Click here to read the story: Vaxin Inc. wins NIH grant to continue work on new anthrax vaccine
By Martin Swant
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Birmingham biotech company wins National Institutes of Health $1 million grant

Birmingham biotech company wins National Institutes of Health $1 million grant

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