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Aptinyx Receives NIH Grants for Neurologic Disorders Treatment R&D

Aptinyx has received three grants worth potentially $2.85 million from the National Institutes of Health to research and develop new therapeutic compounds for neuropathic pain and age-related cognitive decline. The NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke awarded Aptinyx a one-year, $1.25 million grant to fund the development of compounds for neuropathic pain …

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Recombinetics to Develop Alzheimer’s, Neurofibromatosis Swine Models for NIH

Recombinetics has secured a pair of grants worth more than $700,000 combined from two National Institutes of Health organizations to create humanized swine models of Alzheimer’s disease and Neurofibromatosis type 2. The biotechnology company will develop the swine models for the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke …

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Microsoft Awards Grants to 12 Entrepreneurial Businesses to Support Internet “Democratization” Plan

Microsoft has awarded 12 entrepreneurial businesses with seed grants and resources — including BizSpark tools such as free software, services and technology support — to help the expansion of the company’s hardware, applications, connectivity and power systems. The company said Monday the Affordable Access Initiative grants support the $1 billion investment plan of …

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NIH Issues Red Blood Cell Storage Development Grant to Maryland Health Tech Maker; Martin Cannon Comments

Bethesda, Maryland-based medical technology developer New Health Sciences has received a three-year, $3 million grant from a National Institutes of Health organization to develop and test anaerobic storage technology for donated blood. The company said Wednesday it aims to commercialize the gas-optimized Hemanext storage system, designed to help preserve the quality of red blood cells …

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3 Companies to Test Online Data Security Tools Under NIST Grant Program

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology has offered MorphoTrust, HealthIDx and Galois $3.7 million in total grants to build tools that can help organizations and consumers to secure their online transactions. MorphoTrust, HealthIDx and Galois represent the fourth set of grant recipients under NIST’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in …

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DoD Picks 7 New National Security Research Fellows

The U.S. Defense Department will award seven university researchers up to $3 million in grants each as part of the agency’s 2015 National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows program. DoD said Thursday the fellows will perform basic science and engineering research work for up to five years with the …

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Ingalls Shipbuilding to Name STEM Grant Awardees

Ingalls Shipbuilding will hold a ceremony on Friday to announce the awardees of the company’s $107,000 science, technology, engineering and mathematics grant program for Gulf Coast school districts. The awards will be held at the division’s visitor control center in Pascagoula, Miss., Huntington Ingalls announced Wednesday. Irwin Edenzon, Ingalls president, will …

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