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Center for Clinical and Translational Science funds 18 new pilot studies

The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science has awarded 18 grants to university investigators in its third annual pilot-project grant program. The grants, which range from $2,000 to $25,000 each, will fund early studies in translational science that, if successful, might lead to improvements in human health. More »

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Center for Clinical and Translational Science funds eight new pilot studies

The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) has announced the recipients of its 2008 Pilot Project grants. Eight Rockefeller researchers will each receive $25,000 from the center to fund early studies in translational science that, if successful, might lead to clinical trials. More »

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Pilot study to probe link between kidney disease and heart disease

Kidney disease isn’t just about kidneys: Research has shown that people with kidney abnormalities have a dramatically increased risk of heart disease. A new pilot study at Rockefeller University focuses on a condition called endotoxemia, a buildup of toxins in the blood that may be a link between the two diseases. More »

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NYC pilot study pushes Human Genome Project toward cures for disease

With the completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP) in sight, a group of New York City scientists are undertaking a strategic pilot study to turn that knowledge into promising drug targets as quickly as possible. More »

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