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Md. schools get $10.7M grant to study STDs

The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:36pm EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, STD,

Some UVa faculty concerned about research funding

Some University of Virginia faculty members are concerned about the school's future direction for research funding.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 04:30pm EDT

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Breast cancer experts: It's time to study environmental impact

A committee of breast cancer researchers recently published a list of recommendations for ways to expand funding and breast cancer studies on possible causes of the disease. Scientists, government officials and advocates are now trying to find ways to implement them.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:51pm EST

Tags: breast cancer, George Washington University, National Institutes of Health, Paula Wolfson

Va. Tech research spending ranks No. 41 in survey

Virginia Tech says its research spending ranks it in the top 5 percent of research universities and colleges in an annual survey by the National Science Foundation.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 01:25pm EST

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Fort Detrick to receive $100 million grant to study PTSD

The Fort Detrick-based Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs on Friday announced $100 million in grants to fund research into the diagnosis and treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Fort Detrick, ptsd, grants, military