NEWS

Nov 20, 2018
The NIH’s tech transfer community is pursuing new law firm contracts for managing patent prosecution matters as the current contracts end Spring of 2019. As part of the development for the new Request For Proposals (RFP), the community is providing...
Sep 18, 2018
Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form of childhood blindness won the 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award, a 1 million euro prize from Portugal’s...
Jul 19, 2018
Scientists from the National Institute of Aging (NIA) at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with Tawain's National Health Research Institutes and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine worked with Peptron Inc. a Korean-...

New & Updated Opportunities

Nov 19, 2018

Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) recently discovered a human neutralizing antibody, 10E8, that binds to the GP41 protein...

Nov 14, 2018

The invention from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) provides a non-invasive, painless means for measuring...

Nov 14, 2018

Human metastasis-associated lung adenocarcinoma transcript 1 (MALAT1) is a long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) overexpressed in multiple human cancers. There is a strong...

SPOTLIGHT

The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Repository, supported by the National Institute of Aging was established in 1994. The goal of the SWAN repository is to describe the biological, behavioral, and psychosocial characteristics that occur during midlife and the menopausal transition. SWAN focuses on the impact of menopause on age-related chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, bone loss and osteoporosis, as well as physical and cognitive functioning. SWAN has seven clinical study sites located in six states, two in California, and one each in Chicago, Boston, Detroit area, northern New Jersey and Pittsburgh. The SWAN Repository is the biospecimen bank of the SWAN study. All stored specimens are from the 3,302 SWAN participants. There are currently nearly 1.8 million samples, collected across the 14 clinic visits. Both SWAN Specimens and Data are available to the scientific community.

The SWAN Repository contains blood...

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