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NIH funds seven international centers of excellence for Malaria research

Monday, April 24, 2017

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the NIH, announced approximately $9 million in first-year funding, subject to availability, for seven malaria research centers around the world. The seven-year awards continue NIAID’s 2010 program that created the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMRs) in regions where malaria is endemic. The awards fund three new and four existing centers that work in 14 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Movember: Bringing men’s health to the forefront

Monday, November 21, 2016

The Pulse on Global Trials by Matthew Howes

Globally, men’s health outcomes are significantly worse than women’s—a paradox, given that more men participate in clinical trials than women. Across the world, men die an average of six years younger than women.

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