Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards nearly $4.3M to top young scientists

New York, NY (January 31, 2020) – The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting brilliant, early career researchers, named 16 new Damon Runyon Fellows. The recipients of this prestigious, four-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the…

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New guideline aims to transform evaluation and care of children and adolescents with ADHD

The Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics is releasing a groundbreaking guideline for the diagnosis and care of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders in children and youth in a supplement to its February 2020 issue. The Society for Developmental and Behavior Pediatrics Clinical Practice Guideline for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Complex ADHD (SDBP…

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Yale researchers identify protein that could help neutralize deadly bite of the tsetse fly

When an infected tsetse fly bites humans or other mammals to feed on their blood, microscopic parasites (African trypanosomes) in the fly’s saliva are transferred. The unfortunate recipient of the bite, once infected, often faces severe health consequences, even death. Unfortunately, current public health approaches to control African sleeping sickness are limited. Diagnosis and treatment…

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