Ed Schmidt

MSU scientist publishes findings that may explain how cancerous tumors survive after treatment

Article originally posted at: http://www.montana.edu/news/17049/msu-scientist-publishes-findings-that-may-explain-how-cancerous-tumors-survive-after-treatment   BOZEMAN – A Montana State University scientist recently published research that may explain how some cancerous tumors persist and continue to grow even after undergoing treatments that kill the cancerous cells. The new findings were published in June in the journal Cell Reports and come from furthering research published two years […]

Jim Greenwood

Senate Passage of FDA User Fee Package Important Victory for Patients, Medical Innovation

Washington, DC (August 3, 2017) – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO James C. Greenwood issued the following statement regarding passage of the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act (FDARA) by the U.S. Senate today: “The user fee program reauthorization package passed by the Senate today is an important victory for patients and for the […]

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The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Funding Opportunities

NCATS SBIR/STTR Applications Due Sept. 5, 2017   The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has several open Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program funding opportunities. SBIR and STTR funding supports small business entrepreneurs working on the advancement and commercialization of translational research technologies. NCATS is particularly interested in applications focused on […]

Adam Ruben

Scientist, Comedian Adam Ruben Slated for Hamilton PAC

Expect to laugh and learn when microbiologist, comedian, author, storyteller and television presenter Adam Ruben takes the stage at the Hamilton Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, May 5, at 7 p.m. The PAC is located at 327 Fairgrounds Road. 2017 spring Adam RubenRuben’s presentation, titled “Public Perception of Science: Lessons from a Dead Sheep,” […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Omnibus […]

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