NEWS

Sep 18, 2018
Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form of childhood blindness won the 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award, a 1 million euro prize from Portugal’s...
Jul 19, 2018
Scientists from the National Institute of Aging (NIA) at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with Tawain's National Health Research Institutes and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine worked with Peptron Inc. a Korean-...
Apr 19, 2018
Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health recently report that genetically modified broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) protected rhesus macaques from an HIV-like...

New & Updated Opportunities

Oct 18, 2018

In pursuit of an effective vaccine to end the global HIV-1/AIDS pandemic, researchers at the Vaccine Research Center (“VRC”) continue to study the structure of HIV-1....

Oct 18, 2018

This technology provides a new set of hybridoma cell lines each expressing a single monoclonal antibody against human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) nonstructural...

Oct 17, 2018

Millions of people are infected with HIV-1 worldwide, and 2.5 to 3 million new infections have been estimated to occur yearly. Although effective antiretroviral...

SPOTLIGHT

The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Repository, supported by the National Institute of Aging was established in 1994. The goal of the SWAN repository is to describe the biological, behavioral, and psychosocial characteristics that occur during midlife and the menopausal transition. SWAN focuses on the impact of menopause on age-related chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, bone loss and osteoporosis, as well as physical and cognitive functioning. SWAN has seven clinical study sites located in six states, two in California, and one each in Chicago, Boston, Detroit area, northern New Jersey and Pittsburgh. The SWAN Repository is the biospecimen bank of the SWAN study. All stored specimens are from the 3,302 SWAN participants. There are currently nearly 1.8 million samples, collected across the 14 clinic visits. Both SWAN Specimens and Data are available to the scientific community.

The SWAN Repository contains blood...

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