The Community Foundation of Collier County and the Southwest Florida Community Foundation have each activated emergency relief funds: CFCC's Collier Comes Together Fund and SWFLCF's Emergency Relief Fund to collect donations to aid in Coronavirus relief.
The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) Movement is Medicine™ is expanding across the US with its latest Summit announced for March 21, 2020 in Winter Park, Florida.
In June, UF Health Jacksonville will open a new center to provide advanced care for epilepsy patients.
The Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research recognizes an exceptional scientist or a team of scientists whose work in MS research has demonstrated outstanding innovation and originality.
This annual prize, made possible by the generosity of the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation, is $100,000 to be used at the discretion of the recipient.
Nominees need not be current or past grantees of the National MS Society.
Read more about the nomination process, selection criteria and prior recipients. Deadline is Saturday, June 30, 2018.
One of the major side effects of chemotherapy is a sharp drop in white blood cells, which leaves patients vulnerable to dangerous infections. MIT researchers have now developed a portable device that could be used to monitor patients’ white blood cell levels at home, without taking blood samples.
During the conference, the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation and Duke University will also host the 2018 Coulter Investment Forum, which showcases 19 life science companies from about a dozen universities. Duke companies Microelastic Ultrasound, which specializes in medical diagnostic devices, and ...
Robin Franklin, PhD, a leading scientist at the University of Cambridge focusing on stimulating the brain's repair mechanisms, is the winner of the 2017 Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research.
The Barancik Prize seeks to recognize and encourage exceptional innovation and originality in scientific research relevant to multiple sclerosis, with emphasis on impact and potential of the research to lead to pathways for the treatment and cure for MS, and scientific accomplishments that merit recognition as a future leader in MS research. The international prize is made possible by the generosity of the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation, and is administered through the National MS Society.
Technology that keeps track of how your smartphone is oriented can now give $50,000 ultrasound machines many of the 3-D imaging abilities of their $250,000 counterparts -- for the cost of a $10 microchip.
The research is supported by Stanford's branch of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, which funds collaborative translational research projects at several universities, including Duke. A recent grant from the Emergency Medicine Foundation and General Electric will fund clinical trials for the device's use to locate and identify bleeding and hemorrhages in patients with traumatic shock.
Herickhoff and Dahl have since taken positions at the Stanford University School of Medicine, where they continue to develop the device. Their effort is supported by Stanford’s branch of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, which supports collaborative translational research projects at several universities, including Duke.
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have created a new class of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), using a versatile “double decker” technology that ties antibodies and a drug together to produce highly potent pharmaceuticals for cancer therapy.