University at Albany researchers have been chosen as co-recipients on four of the six State University of New York Health Network of Excellence grants announced today. The four awards, which provide a total of $600,000 in funding, aim to break new ground in critical areas including biotechnology, life sciences and public health.
New research from University at Albany assistant professor Feng Qian shows that Asian-American heart failure patients are more likely than their white counterparts to have chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and renal disease.
UAlbany scientist Brian Rose has been awarded $544,681 through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Development (CAREER) Program. Rose, an assistant professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at UAlbany, will utilize the support to examine the role of oceans in the planetary energy cycles.
Researchers at the University at Albany's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences have received $477,997 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to examine the role of school librarians in supporting and advancing K-12 education in New York State.
New research shows that blacks concerned about being stereotyped as criminals in interactions with police officers could react in ways that lead to racial disparities in criminal justice outcomes.