research http://ripr.org en Miriam Hospital Wins $2.4M Grant To Continue HIV/AIDS Research http://ripr.org/post/miriam-hospital-wins-24m-grant-continue-hivaids-research <p>The Miriam Hospital has received another multimillion dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to support HIV and AIDS research. The money will fund research into new treatments.</p><p></p><p>The Miriam is the state’s largest provider of HIV and AIDS care. The grant of $2.4 million dollars is a renewal that will help the institution continue its work as part of a multi-site aids research consortium, called the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Network. That group’s work helped pioneer a new way to keep pregnant mothers from transmitting HIV to their babies.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:07:05 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 30706 at http://ripr.org Miriam Hospital Wins $2.4M Grant To Continue HIV/AIDS Research Stem Cell Research Targets Cancer, Lung Disease http://ripr.org/post/stem-cell-research-targets-cancer-lung-disease <p>Lifespan Hospital system’s growing research complex in Providence’s Jewelry District will benefit from a large National Institutes of Health grant to open new labs and fund new projects. Some of that research could translate into new treatments for Rhode Island patients.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 12716 at http://ripr.org Stem Cell Research Targets Cancer, Lung Disease New Lab Focuses on Stem Cell Research http://ripr.org/post/new-lab-focuses-stem-cell-research <p></p><p>Rhode Island Hospital has added another major research center to its portfolio. The new center will focus on stem cell biology.</p><p></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:28:23 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 12697 at http://ripr.org Harvard announces major NFL study http://ripr.org/post/harvard-announces-major-nfl-study <p>Harvard University is partnering with the National Football League on a $100 million <a href="http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/2013/01/29/nfl-players-union-and-harvard-team-landmark-study-football-injuries-and-illness/aCGnf96h7ptWX2Lnp5MIiP/story.html" target="_blank">research project&nbsp;</a>looking into serious health problems&nbsp;among NFL players. The initiative announced in today's <em>Boston</em> <em>Globe</em> will focus on 1,000 retired NFL players to better understand and potentially treat a wide range of physical ailments.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:05:09 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 9380 at http://ripr.org Harvard announces major NFL study