Medical University of South Carolina

Two years in, the MUSC Program for Human Microbiome Research is finding its footing, but it has high ambitions for creating safer care environments.

The grant will help create the new core as part of the existing South Carolina Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for cardiovascular disease.

The researchers will use an NIH grant to seek protein biomarkers in the blood to predict clinical outcomes of traumatic brain injury.

MUSC Foundation for Research Development, Esoterix Genetic Laboratories, and Roche Molecular Systems win US patents.

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SCRA appoints Stephen Jones as vice president of health sciences; NCBC taps Brooks Adams to lead forthcoming Center of Innovation in Nanobiotechnology

NHLBI in late January put out an RFP for the program, which calls for researchers to develop proteomics technologies and apply them to solve clinical puzzles. It is set to begin early next year, shortly after its current two major proteomics initiatives expire.

Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.