RIT professor honored with Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

RIT computing professor Linwei Wang, whose research is advancing non-invasive personalized healthcare for heart diseases, is receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and show exceptional promise for…

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Dartmouth study examines association between care management and outcomes in Medicare ACOs

A new study from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, published this week in JAMA Network Open, finds that Accountable Care Organization (ACO)-reported care management and coordination activities were not associated with improved outcomes or lower spending for patients with complex needs. Patients with complex medical and social needs–such as older adults…

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GlycoNet awards $500K to five research projects in Alberta

EDMONTON, ALBERTA (Friday, July 12, 2019) – The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) awarded $500K in grants to five Alberta-based projects between April 1 and June 30, 2019. These funds provided under the Network’s Alberta Partnership Program (APP) were leveraged alongside an additional $744K from partners, including federal funding agencies, provincial funding agencies from outside of…

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GlycoNet awards $885K in funding to seven projects to foster glycomics research translation

EDMONTON, ALBERTA (Friday, July 12, 2019) – Between April 1 and June 30, 2019, the Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) awarded $885K in grants to support seven research projects involving 14 researchers from eight universities or research centers across Canada. GlycoNet’s investment was leveraged with $916K in funding from private and public partners. These innovative projects…

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Rush unveils quality composite rank

IMAGE: Rush University Medical Center’s chief analytics officer Dr. Bala Hota is the lead author of ‘Disagreement Between Hospital Rating Systems: Measuring the Correlation of Multiple Benchmarks and Developing a Quality… view more  Credit: Rush Production Group Rush University Medical Center researchers have proposed a rating system that standardizes and combines data from five leading hospital…

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Presidential award

IMAGE: Matthew Walsh, an associate professor of biology at The University of Texas at Arlington, was named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by… view more  Matthew Walsh, an associate professor of biology at The University of Texas at Arlington, was first drawn to environmental sciences and biology when…

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New national network aims to improve health of children and youth with special needs

July 12, 2019 – A new research network for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCNet), led by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital Colorado and Boston Children’s Hospital, will lead, promote and coordinate national research activities to improve their systems of care. Funded through the U.S. Department…

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Novel nanoparticles deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell with much higher efficiency

IMAGE: The large complex of gene editing molecules is difficult to deliver into cells from external an external application. Biodegradable lipid nanoparticles deliver mRNA coding for the gene editing molecules into… view more  Credit: From animation by Visual Science and Skoltech (https://visual-science.com/crispr ) MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 12, 2019) –A research collaboration between Tufts University and the…

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