The competitive grant brings the total NIH investment into the program to more than $10.4 million since it began in 1989 as one of the first nine NIH training grant programs in biotechnology.
Amber Fyfe-Johnson is embarking on a five-year project to measure physical activity, body mass index, sleep, and gut microbiome in 200 preschool children.
Institute interim director Marcos Frank also announced three inaugural fellows who will play a pivotal role in researching new treatments for ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases.
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The Thai faculty members worked on collaborative research projects with College of Nursing faculty and visited hospice and palliative care programs in the area.
Abel Saba worked with a team of volunteers and a local physician in Burkina Faso to treat 2,000 people in a week.
The research is led by pharmaceutical scientist Zhenjia Wang, who was awarded a $1.3 million NIH grant for his work.
Premera will award $10.5 million in grants over the next four years to Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and Empire Health Foundation.
New WSU research gauges the knowledge, practices and attitudes of medical marijuana consultants and healthcare providers.
The nearly $750,000 grant will be used as start-up funding for a family medicine residency program at Pullman Regional Hospital.
The project is designed to get teams of people – doctors, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers and chemical dependency counselors – to work together when treating people who use opioids.
Josh Neumiller and John White of the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences unveil their latest work specific to practical uses of insulin, medications used in the management of diabetes.
Wendy Williams-Gilbert helped drive introduction of a bill that would authorize the WSU College of Nursing to offer specialized training in gathering physical evidence of sexual assault or abuse in the emergency room.
Other participants in the WSU study reported perceived adverse effects from their cannabis use, such as weight gain, a lack of concentration, and high cost.
Advances in the use of data, wearable devices, and artificial intelligence are changing the practice of pharmacy, medicine and nursing.
Work now begins to prepare for the fourth and final step in the accreditation process.
No matter where WSU transgender students reside, there are healthcare providers familiar with their health needs and who can provide a welcoming environment.