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November 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Pursuing the holy grail of flu vaccines

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

The National Institutes of Health recently established a new research network, Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers (CIVICs), with the collective goal to overcome current problems facing influenza vaccines in order to create long-lasting, broadly protective vaccines. The CIVICs program will include three Vaccine Centers, one Vaccine Manufacturing and Toxicology Core, two Clinical Cores, and one […]

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Tags: collaboration, influenza, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Richard Kennedy, vaccines


October 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Alzheimer’s Researcher Receives MERIT Award

By Lynda de Widt Lynda de Widt (@ldewidt)

Neuroscientist Guojun Bu, Ph.D., Mary Lowell Leary Professor of Medicine, on Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida, has been selected to receive the prestigious Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award. Granted by the National Advisory Council on Aging, the award provides long-term research funding to outstanding principal investigators who have demonstrated success on projects […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Guojun Bu, NIH, Tushar Patel


February 16, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic to Host National Science of Team Science Conference

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Mayo Clinic is pleased to serve as the host institution for the 2016 Science of Team Science Conference. With leadership from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a national planning committee, the conference will bring together scientists engaged in team-based research, institutional leaders who promote collaborative research, policy makers and federal agency representatives. The […]

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Tags: National Institutes of Health, NIH


June 3, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Sundeep Khosla, M.D., Named to NIAMS Advisory Council

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis (@bobnellis)

Sundeep Khosla, M.D., has been appointed to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) advisory council. The NIAMS advisory council is responsible for giving advice to the institute on policy issues as well as making recommendations for research proposals. Dr. Khosla, director and principal investigator in the Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: endocrinology, NIH


June 2, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Plays Role in Developing New HIV Guidelines

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis (@bobnellis)

Treatment for HIV should begin right at the point of diagnosis. That’s the conclusion of a major international clinical study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment (START) study is a randomized clinical trial operating on 215 sites in 35 countries, of which Mayo Clinic is one, funded by […]

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Tags: NIH


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