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Jan 23, 2016

CMI Collaboration in Outreach

By Julie Nettifee Fostering collaboration is the backbone of the CMI’s mission in all areas, including outreach and education. Partnering with the Museum of Natural Sciences, Drs. Denis Marcellin-Little and Ola Harrysson provided an engaging, interactive and informative Science Café to more than 75 attendees at the Museum’s popular Science Café in October. Both CMI… 

Jan 23, 2016

Andy’s Army Donation Supports Osteosarcoma Research

By Julie Nettifee It takes a village to raise a family, and it can take an army to combat challenging diseases that impact both human and animal health. Osteosarcoma is one of the most challenging, painful and devastating forms of cancer and Andy’s Army, a nonprofit based in Ohio, has supported the CMI and the… 

Jan 23, 2016

FTE Seed Grant Competition

FTE hosted a Seed Grant Competition on December 2, 2015. The members of the FTE were invited to come and introduce themselves and their research to compete for three $10,000 pilot grants. After introductions, everyone was then given time to discuss new ideas and develop potential collaborations with fellow attending members. The lead member of… 

Jan 23, 2016

SBIR/STTR Symposium

On November 18, CMI co-sponsored the SBIR/STTR Symposium with the Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC). The goal of this symposium was to introduce and expound on the NIH SBIR/STTR funding mechanism. Representatives from OER, NIA, NHLBI, NIDDK and NSF all spoke on funding opportunities. There were poster presentations from both researchers and small…