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12 universities to share $31M in NIH grants to improve diversity

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 23, 2014

More than $31 million has been awarded to 12 universities this year to develop strategies that increase diversity in the biomedical workforce. Projects include modifying enrollment processes, improving mentoring programs and overhauling undergraduate courses. "We believe that recruiting of individuals into careers in science is often predicated upon an opportunity to actually carry out scientific research in a meaningful way as an undergraduate," NIH Director Francis Collins said. "We are trying to create the opportunity for those experiences to happen." Chronicle of Higher Education (free content), The (10/22)


Ebola outbreak presents an opportunity to develop a vaccine

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 21, 2014

The results are in: FasterCures surveys activities and needs of more than 250 disease research foundations

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 23, 2014

PhRMA's "I'm Not Average" campaign highlights cancer survivor stories

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 23, 2014

Mass. provider, MIT to tap digital health, data analytics to boost disease diagnostics

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 21, 2014

Hospitals increasingly invest in venture capital funds

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 21, 2014

Opportunities ahead for VCs as government-funded research wanes

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 21, 2014

Medtech delivers value well in excess of its cost, Milken study finds

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 21, 2014

Newly launched cancer immunotherapy startup gets $12M funding boost

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 23, 2014

Cells from a paralyzed man's nose help repair spinal injury

FasterCures SmartBrief | Oct 23, 2014


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