NEWS

Jan 3, 2019
Proposal(s) are sought in response to RFP # NIH-OD-OLAO-OA-(PLS)-2019 for Patent-Legal Services. This solicitation is full and open to ALL capable business concerns in the U.S. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this...
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...

New & Updated Opportunities

Jan 11, 2019

CDC researchers have engineered West Nile/dengue virus (WN/DENV) chimeras utilizing the replicative ability of the West Nile (WN) virus but presenting the immunogenic...

Dec 17, 2018

Drug delivery technologies have long claimed the ability to selectively deliver therapeutic cargo to target cells. Despite advances in nanomedicine and drug delivery...

Dec 14, 2018

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and consists of three subtypes: activated B-cell (ABC), germinal center B-cell (...

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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