The Center for Primate Investigations of the Carribean (CRPC) and the Medical Science Campus from the University of Puerto Rico (RCM), received 12.2 million dollars for scientific research from the NIH to be used in the next 5 years.
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, the world’s largest medical research facility and an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), seeks applications from exceptional candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Office of Extramural Research (OER), Office of the Director (OD).
The Research Center for Molecular Sciences (CICiM) at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) leads a very strong research science portfolio. The CICiM has received funding from several government agencies.
PONCE, PUERTO RICO--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2015) - The Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU), a fully accredited U.S. medical school, has announced the hiring of two leading researchers to address growing disparities among Hispanics and other minorities in the United States. Dr. Harold Saavedra, cancer biologist from Emory University, and Dr. Devin Mueller, neuroscientist of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, both have been awarded prestigious RO1 grants by the National Institutes of Health, which will be the basis of their work at Ponce Research Institute.
Dr. Martine Louise Behra at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus published the article: Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Study Hair Cell Regeneration in Zebrafish, understading regeneration mechanisms in cells.
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New Haven, CT - The nonprofit organization Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR, www.cienciapr.org) received a large grant to establish, in collaboration with Yale University, an innovative program to transform the training of young scientists in Puerto Rico and the United States. The funds, which amount to over $1.6 million over five years, were awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).