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UB pharmacy researchers awarded more than $10 million – UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff – University at Buffalo Reporter

Researchers in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will lead four grants totaling more than $ 10 million to examine the effects of drug toxicity on cognitive disorders in older adults with HIV, develop urgent therapies to life-threatening infections, explore the disease of obesity, and craft new treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).… Read More »

Why 1.4 Million Health Jobs Have Been Lost During a Huge Health Crisis – The New York Times

For more than half a century, in good economic times and bad, health care jobs in the United States just kept increasing. Economists and health analysts thought of them as nearly recession-proof: a buffer against the business cycle. But like so many other patterns, the coronavirus pandemic has broken this relationship. With the virus and… Read More »

NIH Launches $500 Million Contest to Produce Best COVID-19 Test

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2020 — A competition between researchers is part of a $ 1.5 billion program that seeks to speed development of accurate, quick and easy-to-use COVID-19 tests, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced Wednesday. The NIH invites “all scientists and inventors with a rapid testing technology to compete in the COVID-19… Read More »

United Health Foundation donates $5 million to support the homeless, food insecure, during COVID-19 crisis

The United Health Foundation has pledged $ 5 million to support three organizations that help the homeless and those who are food insecure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the $ 5 million, $ 2.5 million will go to the National Health Care for the Homeless Council to support both the immediate need for homeless programs… Read More »