Navigation Links
Ten Latin American Scientists Named 2008 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences
Date:6/12/2008

Program Supports Development of Strong Scientific Capacity in Latin America

WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Charitable Trusts and the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) announced today that 10 promising biomedical scientists have been named 2008 Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences. Funded by Pew through a grant to UCSF, the highly competitive fellowship program offers talented young Latin American scientists $60,000 for a two-year training period. The award is administered by the sponsoring U.S. institution, which supplements the stipend with at least $5,000 a year and also provides medical benefits for the fellow. Following the two year fellowship, the Program will issue an additional $35,000 award to the sponsoring institution to purchase equipment and supplies for the fellow to establish a laboratory in his or her home country.

"Pew's Latin American Fellows Program gives these exemplary scientists the opportunity to further their knowledge, and it promotes exchange and collaboration between researchers in the United States and Latin America," said Rebecca W. Rimel, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

The Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences was launched in 1991 to help develop a cadre of highly trained Latin American scientists who could stimulate and contribute to the growth of quality biomedical science and foster collaboration between scientists in Latin America and the U.S. Since 1991, the Trusts has invested more than $11 million to fund more than 150 fellows, close to 80 percent of whom have returned to their home countries. Applicants from all Central and South American countries are invited to apply, and selection is made by a distinguished national advisory committee chaired by Dr. Torsten N. Wiesel, president emeritus of Rockefeller University and a 1981 Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine.

The 2008 Pe
'/>"/>

SOURCE Pew Charitable Trusts
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Starts Patient Enrolment in U.K. Phase II Clinical Trial Investigating REOLYSIN(R) in Combination with Paclitaxel and Carboplatin
2. Monsantos Industry-Leading Seed Position Creates Accelerated Biotech Trait Opportunity in Latin America
3. Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces U.K. Phase II Clinical Trial Investigating REOLYSIN(R) in Combination with Paclitaxel and Carboplatin
4. Palatin Technologies Announces New Strategic Objectives and Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
5. Palatin Technologies to Report Third Quarter, Fiscal Year 2008 Financial Results; Teleconference and Webcast on May 13th
6. White Paper Details New Techniques for Isolating, Identifying Anaerobic Bacteria and Organisms
7. Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Completes Dose Escalation in Combination REOLYSIN(R)/Paclitaxel and Carboplatin Trial
8. Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Reports Positive Interim Results of U.K. Combination REOLYSIN(R) and Carboplatin/Paclitaxel Trial
9. Proteon Therapeutics Receives European Patent Covering New Method of Dilating Arteries and Veins
10. UCT Specialties (Formerly Petrarch) Announces the Release of Their New Product Guides for Silanes, Silicones, Platinum Catalyst and Glass Coatings
11. Palatin Technologies, Inc. Reports Positive Results of a Phase I Clinical Study With PL-3994 for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2015)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... July 29, 2015 , ... The ... approval of combination products , in particular, drug/device combinations. The current system received ... by the Initiative for Patient Centered Innovation (iPCI) of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Finding gooey or crusty material in the corner ... are a considerable number of terms in popular use to describe it, ophthalmologists call ... mixture of mucus, blood cells, skin cells and dust, but until now there has ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 29, 2015 , ... Costello served ... levee system to protect the Orange County, Texas area from future storm surge ... design team in determining several potential levee alignment alternatives for providing protection, Costello also ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Nearly everyone has heard of the potential of ... that a rich source of these cells is teeth—baby teeth that come loose during ... be pulled to make room for braces. These potent stem cells exist in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Third Medical Innovation Impact Index Issued by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Initiative for Patient-Centered Innovation (iPCI) 2Third Medical Innovation Impact Index Issued by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Initiative for Patient-Centered Innovation (iPCI) 3What Are ‘Eye Crusties’ Made Of? uBiome Invites Citizen Scientists to Find Out 2What Are ‘Eye Crusties’ Made Of? uBiome Invites Citizen Scientists to Find Out 3What Are ‘Eye Crusties’ Made Of? uBiome Invites Citizen Scientists to Find Out 4Preventing Storm Surge Flooding in Houston 2Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AOMS) in Elmhurst, IL Partners with Provia Labs to make Store-A-Tooth™ Dental Stem Cell Banking Available to their Patients 2
... Kits, Water ... Filters and Reusable Bottles, MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 12 ... the minds of consumers who fear the impact of,bottled water on ... Testing has assembled a family of products on its website, http://www.discovertesting.com, ...
... New Jersey, September 12, Rosetta Genomics Ltd. ... of microRNA-based diagnostics and therapeutics, announced,today the ... present AACR,s,upcoming Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Therapeutic ... Rosetta Genomics,unique microRNA-based technologies and current development ...
... BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 12 Elekta is pleased ... planning and,performing Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)*. ... featured in the Elekta booth at,this year,s European ... September 8-13, 2007. Performing VMAT with Elekta,enables helical- ...
Cached Biology Technology:Discover Testing Settles the Drinking Water Debate: Tap vs. Bottled 2Rosetta Genomics to Present at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) "Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Therapeutic Development" Conference 2Elekta Displays Complete Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy Solutions at ESTRO 2Elekta Displays Complete Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy Solutions at ESTRO 3
(Date:6/26/2015)... , June 26, 2015 ATL Technology, LLC, ... devices with specialties in single use solutions, headquartered in ... MedConx, Inc. (a California corporation with ... San Jose, Costa Rica ). ... Costa Rica with ATL Technology,s existing facility in ...
(Date:6/24/2015)... 2015 The biologics safety testing market is ... the market include growth of the pharmaceutical and biological ... Over the years, the number of drug approvals in ... the FDA approved 225 drug applications and Health Canada ... Europe accounted for 3,822 of the pharmaceutical ...
(Date:6/24/2015)... , June 24, 2015 Biometry ... with emerging biometric password solution one face in. ... one face in, entering the ... ground-breaking and affordable multifactor-authentication biometric answer to the ... technology, provided in partnership with KeyLemon, one face ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):ATL Technology Announces Acquisition of MedConx, Inc. and Expanded Global Footprint 2Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 2Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 3Biological Safety Testing Market by Application, Product, & Test - Global Forecast to 2019 4KeyLemon Announces Partnership With Biometric Password Solution onefacein 2
... common, but few studies of lung nodule identification and ... from Kaiser Permanente Southern California identified 7,112 patients who ... within the electronic medical record. Their study ... Association for the Study of Lung Cancer,s (IASLC) ...
... WORCESTER, Mass. A new genetic mutation that causes ... also known as Lou Gehrig,s Disease, has been identified ... the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). Mutations to ... growth and development of nerve cell axons, is estimated ...
... new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine ... risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) at 12 months received ... In addition, 85 percent of the children found to be ... Year Inventory (FYI), a 63-item questionnaire filled out by their ...
Cached Biology News:UMMS researchers isolate gene mutations in patients with inherited amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2UMMS researchers isolate gene mutations in patients with inherited amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 3Questionnaire completed by parents may help identify 1-year-olds at risk for autism 2
... Our Smart Solutions has now entered ... Screening (HCS) by partnering up with Cellomics, ... from the integration of Beckman Coulter‘s automated ... uncovers deeper biological information at the sub-cellular ...
... in conjunction with the EasyCount System to count ... ViaSure Staining Reagent uses a mixture of ready-to-use ... Bromide to identify live and dead cells, respectively, ... 6 Multi-well Slide provides the ability to ...
... laser scanners is the starting point of ... ,Gene expression analysis, SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) ... the advancement of research in the post-genomics ... formats and sizes. These arrays call for ...
... This kit allows for rapid, convenient, and ... simple bind/wash/elute process utilizes a spin column ... beads for concentration of proteins which were ... are strong ion exchangers, offering high binding ...
Biology Products: