NEWS

Jan 29, 2019
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), through the NCI Technology Transfer Center (TTC), now offers a term-limited, exclusive Start-Up Evaluation Option License to start-up companies developing early-stage vaccine, therapeutic, device, and certain...
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...

New & Updated Opportunities

Feb 12, 2019

Papillomavirus pseudoviruses that comprise the L1/L2 capsid proteins can package a wide variety of non-viral DNA plasmids and deliver the packaged genetic material to...

Feb 9, 2019

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) developed novel hydrogel compositions and methods of using them in the microsurgical suturing of blood vessels, which...

Jan 17, 2019

The technology addresses treatment options for diseases such as sickle-cell and thalassemia. Traditionally, such beta-globinopathies are treated through bone marrow...

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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