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VOTE TODAY — To Support Alzheimer’s Research

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

A friend of mine asked me to pass thing along to show your support for important research and supporting research for women’s health. Please consider voting and supporting today.  Kimberly Glass is a postdoctoral fellow who works with me. She applied for a fellowship from the Geoffrey Beene Foundation to explore sexual dimorphism in Alzheimer’s […]

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ABIM Foundation Grant to ASCP Builds Momentum for Choosing Wisely® Locally

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) was selected to receive funding by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation to help physicians engage patients in conversations aimed at reducing inappropriate tests and procedures that will improve their care and reduce costs. Support for the $50,000 grant comes from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation […]

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House signs off on SGR bill with $800M in imaging cuts

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Kate Madden Yee, staff writer The U.S. House of Representatives voted on January 1 to approve the Senate’s fiscal cliff bill that averts a 27% reimbursement cut due to the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. But the legislation also includes $800 million in Medicare cuts to advanced medical imaging services — on top of additional cuts proposed in […]

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Recovery Act Grant: Enabling National Networking of Scientists and Resource Discovery

| April 27, 2009 | 1 Comment

As part of the federal stimulus package, NIH has announced the “Enabling National Networking of Scientists and Resource Discovery” funding opportunity. This grant is designed to support the development, enhancement or extension of Web-based tools for professional connection and collaboration in biomedical research. NCRR has designated $30 million to fund two such grants.  Application Receipt […]

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News items from CAP

| March 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Several newsworthy items in this recent mailing from CAP. Of note, a couple items pertinent to digital pathology including dermatopathology survey, a pre-conference workshop at the upcoming Futurescape meeting on digital pathology and early announcements for CAP '09. CAP Member Wins American Cancer Society’s Star ofHope AwardRichard N. Eisen, MD, FCAP, was awarded the American […]

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Healthcare IT funding from recent stimulus package passed

| March 1, 2009 | 1 Comment

A number of people have asked me recently if healthcare IT initiatives will receive any funding from the recently passed stimulus package.  Here is a nice summary I saw recently: The $787 billion economic stimulus package includes $19 billion for HIT. The HHS Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) will receive $2 billion to use […]

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CAP Foundation Grants – Deadline: February 1, 2009

| January 30, 2009 | 1 Comment


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NIH awards contracts for projects to improve informatics support to small clinical studies.

| January 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Healthcare IT News (1/26, Merrill) reported that NIH "has awarded three contracts for pilot projects to improve informatics support for researchers conducting small-to medium-sized clinical studies. Officials say the projects will boost how researchers communicate and aid in the discovery of new treatments for diseases." The contracts were awarded to "Case Western Reserve University in […]

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Innovation at University of Michigan and Around the State

| December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

"The University of Michigan established the Medical Innovation Center to encourage new ideas in the state. The Center was formed to help clinicians overcome a number of barriers, help others navigate the complexities of commercialization, improve public health, develop an effective education curriculum, and provide introductions to collaborators, funding sources, and industry partners. Once the […]

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API Scholarships for Medical Technology Students Announced

| November 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

The American Proficiency Institute (API) recently announced a new $10,000 scholarship program for medical technology students.   In introducing the program, Dan Edson, API President, explained, "We are looking for future, visionary leaders of the profession. Because of the nationwide shortage of medical technologists, we hope these scholarships will promote the field for future laboratorians."  Junior- […]

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Upcoming CAP Foundation Grants—October 1st Deadline

| September 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

The CAP Foundation is the leading philanthropic organization for pathologists and residents-in-training. The Foundation’s research, training, and leadership development grants and awards benefit promising pathology researchers, advance technology innovations, develop new pathology leaders, and provide humanitarian aid related to pathology. We urge you to invest in your future by taking advantage of the grant opportunities […]

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The CAP Foundation Announces Four New Grant Opportunities for the Fall

| August 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

The deadline for all grant applications is October 1, 2008. Applications and additional details will become available in mid-August  on the CAP website. NEW – Scholars Research Cervical Cancer FellowshipSponsored by:  Hologic Inc.Deadline:  October 1, 2008 Award Amount:  $25,000 Purpose:  To allow a principal investigator to address a research question that focuses on the current […]

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Learning and Telemedicine in Rural Communities

| April 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Good news for rural communities – the United States Department of Agriculture has just announced that $128 million dollars will be available to improve medical care and education in rural areas: "Telemedicine and distance learning are the foundation on which the quality of education and health care in rural America can and will improve," Dorr […]

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| April 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Prize money for the American Journal of Clinical Pathology‘s (AJCP ‘s) 2008 Resident Research Symposium Competition has received a boost from new sponsor ARUP Laboratories. This year’s winner will receive $1,000 at the Oct. 18 event during ASCP’s 2008 Annual Meeting in Baltimore. All other finalists placing in the top 10 will each receive $500. […]

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