sábado, 26 de septiembre de 2015

Fogarty/NIH news: NIH MEPI junior faculty training, research in China

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July / August 2015

NIH awards $36M to train junior faculty in Africa through MEPI program

To encourage junior faculty at African academic institutions to pursue research careers, NIH is awarding up to $36.5 million over five years in the next phase of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative.
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Rwandan Minister of Health discusses country's health advances

During a recent visit to the NIH, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Rwandan Minister of Health, spoke on health equity, ethics and evidence.
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Former Fogarty trainees help eliminate hepatitis C in Georgia

Georgia has launched a groundbreaking program to rid its population of hepatitis C. Leading the effort are a number of former Fogarty trainees.
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Fogarty inspires future global health leaders

Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass discusses how a recent survey of Fogarty-supported Scholars and Fellows demonstrates the positive impact of Fogarty's mentored research program on future global health leaders.
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Research advances in China improve health globally

China, a valuable partner with the U.S. in medical research, offers unique opportunities to advance scientific discoveries and improve health across the globe.
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Chinese researchers discovered effectiveness of artemisinin against malaria

Scientists in China transformed an ancient herbal remedy into artemisinin, discovering a new class of drugs for malaria treatment.
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Arsenic added to cancer therapy after studies in China

Chinese scientists were the first to identify arsenic as a treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL).
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Benzene research in China informs EPA regulation

Benzene studies in China contributed to the U.S. decision to limit benzene in gasoline, and Chinese regulations reducing workplace exposure.
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