Foundation for the National Institutes and Partners Launch a Study of Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

FNIH MRD projectThe Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and partners from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a component of the National Institutes of Health, NCI-designated Cancer Centers, universities, hospitals, industry partners, advocacy groups and the Food and Drug Administration, are launching a three-year initiative to determine whether minimal residual disease (MRD) can be used to predict response to therapy in adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).

 

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ASPA 2014 NIH Arthritis Lupus AwardsThe National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to 11 research groups across the United States to establish the Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus (AMP RA/Lupus) Network.

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2013 FNIH Annual ReportThe 2013 annual report of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), New Pathways to Discovery, is now online.
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2015 Lurie PrizeFNIH announces a Call for Nominations for the 2015 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences, which awards $100,000 to an outstanding young biomedical investigator. Submit nominations online by October 14, 2014. 
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AMP logoThe FNIH is accepting applications for two funding opportunities in the Accelerating Medicines Partnership’s Type 2 Diabetes project. Responses to the first Request for Proposals (RFPs) are due by August 11, 2014. More >>
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Dr. Solomon Snyder to Receive the 2014 Warren Alpert Foundation PrizeSolomon H. Snyder, M.D., Vice Chairman for Science of the FNIH Board of Directors and Distinguished Service Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry from the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University has been named a winner of the 2014 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize. More >>

 

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