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Applications for Translational Research Scholars Program Due Feb. 17

Applications for Translational Research Scholars Program Due Feb. 17

The ITHS Translational Research Scholars Program (formerly Rising Stars) is now accepting applications for our 2017 cohort. The program welcomes early stage investigators from the WWAMI-region.

BENEFITS

The program offers a high-quality, targeted, and structured career development package for one year.

Benefits include:

  • $10,000 in funding to conduct research and develop career skills
  • Mentorship from established translational researchers
  • Peer-to-peer feedback and expert review services

WHAT SCHOLARS SAY

“The pilot data acquired ...

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New biotech company forms at University of Montana business incubator

New biotech company forms at University of Montana business incubator

Two dozen good-paying scientific research jobs almost left western Montana for Maryland last year – but they ended up here in Missoula thanks to an innovative partnership with the University of Montana.

GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, a giant pharmaceutical company with an office in Hamilton, announced in February 2015 that it was consolidating its research and development operations to Maryland.

Employees were faced with the choice of retiring, applying for new jobs on the East Coast, or figuring out a different option. None of ...

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DermaXon received a Phase 1 STTR Grant funding from the National Institute of Arthritis

DermaXon received a Phase 1 STTR Grant funding from the National Institute of Arthritis

DermaXon received a Phase 1 STTR Grant funding from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to support preclinical efficacy studies for a novel drug treatment for ichthyosis.

DermaXon a biotech company located in Missoula, Montana announced today a $215,000 Phase 1 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. This award titled “Selective Inhibition of CYP26A1 in the Skin for the Treatment of Ichthyosis” provides critical support of ...

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NIH Scientists Identify How Normally Protective Immune Responses Kill Neurons

 

 

 

WHAT:
National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists studying inflammation of the brain have discovered why certain immune responses, which typically help cells recognize and fight viral and bacterial infections, can sometimes be harmful to the brain. Many brain disorders involve the death of neurons, or nerve cells, but how these neurons die is not well understood. A new study in The Journal of Immunology describes how the activation ...

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NIH Scientists and Colleagues Successfully Test MERS Vaccine in Monkeys and Camels

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
2 p.m. Eastern Time

MEDIA AVAILABILITY
NIH Scientists and Colleagues Successfully Test MERS Vaccine in Monkeys and Camels

WHAT:
National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists and colleagues report that an experimental vaccine given six weeks before exposure to Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) fully protects rhesus macaques from disease. The vaccine also generated potentially protective MERS-CoV antibodies in blood drawn from vaccinated camels. ...

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Open Funding Opportunities from NCATS; First Deadline: Sept 8, 2015

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has several open funding opportunities available for small businesses interested in commercializing translational technologies. Interested applicants are encouraged to review each funding opportunity and schedule a one-on-one meeting with NCATS leaders to discuss a project or collaboration idea. Email NCATS-SBIRSTTR@mail.nih.gov to make an appointment. Learn more at NCATS SBIR and STTR

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Single Dose Ebola Vaccine is Safe and Effective in Monkeys Against Outbreak Strain

The news item below relates to a study done at Rocky Mountain Laboratories and released today in the journal Science. This is the same vaccine cited in last Friday’s report in The Lancet about a successful human clinical trial in Guinea.

 

 

 

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

MEDIA AVAILABILITY
Single Dose Ebola Vaccine is Safe and Effective in Monkeys against Outbreak Strain
VSV-EBOV Appears to Trigger Innate and Adaptive ...

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Governor Bullock to speak at major small business innovation opportunities summit

One of the best learning and networking opportunities in a decade for area entrepreneurs, small technology firms and start-ups will take place in Bozeman on August 17th and 18th.

The Greater Yellowstone Regional Entrepreneurship and SBIR/STTR Summit (http://GYRES.mt.gov) is a two-day summit for innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and small business operators to meet with and learn from key leaders in government, industry, academia and the legal profession, who collectively support small business innovation and funding.

·               Federal agency SBIR/STTR Program managers from the Air Force, Navy, ...

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Investing in bio-medical research a bipartisan issue

A compelling op-ed piece by Newt Gingrich (Speaker of the House 1995-1999) appeared April 22, 2015, in the New York Times.

In a nutshell, the former Speaker of the House makes the case for doubling the budget of the National Institute of Health. He notes that in the highly partisan environment of Washington, D.C., in the 1990s the Republican majorities in both the House and Senate worked in a bipartisan fashion with President Clinton to double the NIH budget by 2003. ...

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Call for Applications: Rising Stars Career Development Program

 
 

February 2nd Deadline

Rising Stars is a faculty career-development program that provides promising early-stage investigators from the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) region with a high-quality, targeted, and structured career development package for two years. The package includes components such as research funding up to $15,000, mentoring, peer-to-peer networking, and review services.

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