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NIH Funds Support for Point-of-Care Device Entrepreneurs

Medical care

Two institutions in Massachusetts are starting a program to help inventors and new enterprises anywhere in the U.S. bring their point-of-care medical devices to market. . . . → Read More: NIH Funds Support for Point-of-Care Device Entrepreneurs

NIH Award Supports Esophagus Tissue Implants from Stem Cells

Newborn

A company developing engineered tissue implants from stem cells received a grant from National Institutes of Health to develop an implant to correct a congenital defect in a newborn infant’s esophagus. . . . → Read More: NIH Award Supports Esophagus Tissue Implants from Stem Cells

NIH Stops Stem Cell Heart Failure Trial Over Retracted Data

Stop sign

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, or NHLBI, part of the National Institutes of Health is suspending a clinical trial of stem cells to regenerate new heart muscle. . . . → Read More: NIH Stops Stem Cell Heart Failure Trial Over Retracted Data

NIH Supporting Electronic Neuro Drug Test Technology

Neurons

A university spin-off enterprise is receiving funds from National Institute of Mental Health to develop a simple, reliable electronic device to evaluate effects of neurological drugs on brain cells. . . . → Read More: NIH Supporting Electronic Neuro Drug Test Technology

Model Biotech Materials Sharing Agreement Unveiled

Lab jars and beakers

A document with standard legal language for terms and conditions of sharing biotechnology materials is now available for academic and industry research labs. . . . → Read More: Model Biotech Materials Sharing Agreement Unveiled

Small Business Grant Aims to Cut Animals in Toxicity Testing

Lab mouse

A grant from National Institute of Health supports work by a start-up enterprise in Indiana to better estimate doses needed to test drugs for toxicity and reduce the number of animals needed for those tests. . . . → Read More: Small Business Grant Aims to Cut Animals in Toxicity Testing

Antibody Combination Shown to Suppress HIV

T-cell infected by HIV

Results from a small-scale clinical trial show a combination of antibodies can suppress the HIV virus for many weeks after stopping antiretroviral therapy. . . . → Read More: Antibody Combination Shown to Suppress HIV

Genome Centers Named for Precision Medicine Program

DNA methylation illustration

Three medical research centers in the U.S. will begin analyzing the DNA in specimen samples from participants in a large-scale precision medicine initiative conducted by National Institutes of Health. . . . → Read More: Genome Centers Named for Precision Medicine Program

Small Business Grant Supports Bone Fracture Technology

Philip and Stewart Low

An award from National Institutes of Health is funding development of a new injected drug that promises to repair bone fractures without surgery. . . . → Read More: Small Business Grant Supports Bone Fracture Technology

Trial Testing Universal Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine in Children

Train pssengers in masks

A clinical trial is underway evaluating a vaccine given as a nasal spray among children and teens that promises to protect against multiple flu types. . . . → Read More: Trial Testing Universal Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine in Children