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MONTANA BIOSCIENCE ENTERPRISES IN THE NEWS

The University of Montana recently secured $5.1 million in federal grants from the Health Resource and Service Administration, leading to the formation of a new UM Office of Health Research & Partnership. The office will use the HRSA funding for programs to bolster the health care workforce and increase access to quality health care in rural and underserved parts of Montana.

Montana State University Billings
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December 6, 2022

MSU Associate Professor of Molecular Biology Lynn George, Ph.D., was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. This three-year, $385,000 grant will support George’s efforts to continue and expand her research on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. George’s grant proposal scored in the top one percentile, which is laudable, given the highly competitive nature of NIH funding.

Montana State University has appointed Alison Harmon, its dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Development, as its interim vice president of research and economic development.

Montana State University Billings
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December 6, 2022

Billings’ next generation of medical professionals got a chance to get specific Friday, touring booths from dozens of different medical disciplines who all were trying to sway students their way.

University of Montana chemistry Professor Aaron Thomas continues to burnish his credentials as a national leader for helping diversify STEM fields.

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

When her husband was undergoing cancer treatment, Cindy Perez of Southwest Ranches, Fla., learned about a new blood test that could help find early cancers. The 50-year-old said she felt fine, but her husband urged her to take the test anyway.

National Institutes of Health
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March 26, 2024

Studies of interactions between two lab-generated monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) and an essential Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) protein have uncovered targets that could be exploited in designing treatments and vaccines for this extremely common virus.

BIO.News
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January 30, 2024

As a new year begins in Congress, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is carrying over many of its legislative priorities from last year.

NIH National Institute on Aging
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January 18, 2024

Administrative Supplements to Promote Diversity in Research and Development Small Businesses – SBIR/STTR

National Institutes of Health SEED
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January 18, 2024

Contract Pre-solicitation for R&D that will contribute toward ARPA-H mission needs and SBIR program objectives.

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