UAlbany Biologist Receives $1.43 Million NIH Award for Germline Research to Find Therapies for Cancer and Degenerative Diseases
Biologist Prashanth Rangan has received a $1.43 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research into both preventing and inducing differentiation in stem cells in order to treat cancers and degenerative diseases. Last month he was named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences as an outstanding young scientist.
A team of scholars led by UAlbany researcher Jianwei Zhang has received $1.34 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-layer cyberlearning platform that will cultivate collaborative inquiry-based practices across classroom communities in America and internationally.
UAlbany Professor Awarded $1.2 Million from U.S. Dept. of Education to Groom Next Generation of Special Education Professors
UAlbany Professor Kevin Quinn has been awarded a special education leadership grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop new leaders in special education doctoral programs. The project was just one of 14 selected nationally for funding from more than 100 applications and will be supported by $1.2 million over five years.
There are many forms of memory and only some of these may be critical for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study by University at Albany psychology professor Andrew M. Poulos and colleagues, as well as researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.
War is Text: UAlbany Researchers Find Depictions of War in School Textbooks Shifted Radically after Vietnam Era
Modern day textbooks draw a different picture of war than their predecessors did in the era immediately after World War II leading up to the Vietnam War, a study by University at Albany researchers finds.