Congratulations to our latest Early Career Grant awardees
Congratulations to our Early Career Members awarded Early Career Grants of up to£10,000 to help fund their endocrine research.Alisdair Boag (Roslin Institute) - Delineating the consequences of thiosulfate sulfurtransferase (TST) overexpression in EndoCbH1 cellsNeil Martin (Loughborough University) - Investigating the lysosomal metabolome and mTORC1 localisation in aged human skeletal muscleMorag Mansley (University of Edinburgh) - Functional characterisation of novel corticosteroid-induced transcripts in the cortical collecting ductAndrea Pollard ​ (Imperial...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Cruise Passenger Whose Coronavirus Infection Went Undetected Shows It May Not Be Possible to Stop the Outbreak From Spreading
Just the rumor that there could be coronavirus aboard the Westerdam led five ports to deny the luxury cruise ship entry earlier this month. When Cambodia finally agreed to let the vessel dock at Sihanoukville on Feb. 13, the Holland America cruise line and public health officials took precautions to determine if anyone on board was infected with the deadly disease. The ship had already been at sea for 12 days, toward the end of what experts believe to be the incubation period for the COVID-19 virus, and no one aboard had been to China in the previous two weeks. All passengers and crew had their temperatures taken. Upon dis...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Travel Source Type: news

Glaucoma care in prison inmates
(JAMA Network) Data from   82 prison inmates treated in a glaucoma clinic at an academic hospital were used in this observational study to report on how treatment and follow-up, including medication adherence, were are managed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NASA Should Research Effects of Increased Drone Traffic on Privacy, the Environment, and Cybersecurity
NASA should collaborate with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), industry, and academia to research the full effects that increased unpiloted air vehicle traffic would have on society, including ramifications to for sound, privacy, environmental matters, and cybersecurity, says a new report. The increasingly common use of electric and hybrid aircraft for urban, suburban, and rural operations— referred to as advanced aerial mobility— promises to change the way that people and cargo are moved.Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

James Graham Named Associate Dean of UAMS College of Medicine
Dr. James Graham, a longtime educational leader at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, has been named the college's executive associate dean for academic affairs. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 19, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

President Proposes Cuts at NSF
The President has proposed a 6.5 percent cut to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in fiscal year (FY) 2021. The science agency is slated to receive $7.7 billion, which is $537 million below the FY 2020 level enacted by Congress. According to the budget proposal, NSF will continue to invest in its Big Ideas and Convergence Accelerator, providing support for “bold inquiries into the frontiers of science and engineering” in order “to break down the silos of conventional scientific research funded by NSF to embrace the cross-disciplinary and dynamic nature of the science of the future.” Among th...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 18, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Enhancing the NHS-academia interface
The UK's world-leading biomedical and health research sector has contributed to major advances in patient care, as well as to the wealth of the nation. Patients want opportunities to be involved in research and there is increasing evidence that those treated in research-active healthcare settings have better outcomes and receive better care. However, NHS staff increasingly lack the capacity to engage with research, and the number of clinical academics – research leads operating at the interface between academia and the NHS – is declining. This widening gap between the NHS and academia is preventing the research...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ESMO Targeted Anticancer Therapies Congress 2020
(European Society for Medical Oncology) The ESMO Targeted Anticancer Therapies Congress 2020 will take place from March 2-4 in Paris, France, where around four hundred stakeholders in the field of new drug development will meet. The Congress is designed for basic scientists, physicians and translational researchers belonging to academic settings, industry and regulatory agencies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson ’s government: eugenicists not wanted | Editorial
The press – and opponents within and without the Tory party – have brought Dominic Cummings to heel. But his mission remains the pursuit of polarising politics.Dominic Cummings, the chief special adviser to the prime minister, thinks the answer to Britain ’s problems is hiring brilliant people to work outside of bureaucratic constraints. He may be right, but not if one of his first hires as a“weirdo and misfit” to join him in No 10 is anything to go by.Andrew Sabisky quit after it emerged he was not a wunderkind but a rightwing provocateur who promoted ideas about eugenics cloaked in the sham ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Boris Johnson Dominic Cummings Politics Conservatives Grant Shapps Race Science Source Type: news

Academic institutions develop baby movement suit, smart diaper
Innovators are focusing in on baby tech, as researchers from the University of Helsinki display a new movement tracking outfit and a team from MIT rolls out a smart diaper.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Silent and lethal: consequences of sexual violence against married women in Ghana - Apatinga GA, Tenkorang EY, Issahaku P.
This study built on existing research by exploring the consequences of sexual violence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Mental health need of students at entry to university: baseline findings from the U-Flourish Student Well-Being and Academic Success Study - King N, Pickett W, McNevin SH, Bowie CR, Rivera D, Keown-Stoneman C, Harkness K, Cunningham S, Milanovic M, Saunders KEA, Goodday S, Duffy A.
AIM: Transition to university is associated with unique stressors and coincides with the peak period of risk for onset of mental illness. Our objective in this analysis was to estimate the mental health need of students at entry to a major Canadian univers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The interface of identity distress and psychological problems in students' adjustment to University - Gfellner BM, C órdoba AI.
Identity distress, psychological symptoms, and adjustment to university (academic, social,  and person-emotional) were examined among students in Spain (N = 241; Mage  = 19.0 (1.6), Md = 19; 84% female) and Canada (N = 531; Mage... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lsd overdoses: three case reports - Haden M, Woods B.
OBJECTIVE: In academic settings around the world, there is a resurgence of interest in using psychedelic substances for the treatment of addictions, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and other diagnoses. This case series describes the med... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

They Wanted Research Funding, So They Entered the Lottery
A survey of New Zealand scientists found that recipients of a randomized funding program favored random allocations of some kinds of grant money. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dalmeet Singh Chawla Tags: Research Lotteries New Zealand Science and Technology Medicine and Health Barnett, Adrian Health Research Council of New Zealand Research Integrity and Peer Review (Journal) Academic and Scientific Journals Grants (Corporate and Foundati Source Type: news

Academic stands by research querying Indonesia's claim to be coronavirus-free
Harvard professor Marc Lipsitch says world ’s fourth most populous country may have missed casesCoronavirus - latest updatesA Harvard academic has defended research suggesting a possible underreporting of coronavirus cases in Indonesia, following fierce criticism from the health minister in the world ’s fourth most populous country, which insists it has no cases.Professor Marc Lipsitch analysed air traffic out of the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreak in China and suggestedin a report last week that Indonesia might have missed cases. On Tuesday the Indonesian health minister Terawan Agus Putrantocalled ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Karen McVeigh and Emma Graham-Harrison Tags: Indonesia Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Asia Pacific Science World news Global health Source Type: news

The Lancet Oncology: Young cancer survivors face higher risk of severe health problems in later life than the general population, study suggests
(The Lancet) Cancer survivors who are diagnosed during adolescence or early adulthood (age 15-20 years) are at increased risk of premature death compared to the general population. They have an elevated risk of severe or life-threatening conditions compared to a sibling control group, according to an observational study of more than 10,000 cancer patients from 27 academic institutions in the USA and Canada, published in The Lancet Oncology journal on International Childhood Cancer Day (15 February). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Why the focus of clerical child sexual abuse has largely remained on the Catholic church amongst other non-Catholic Christian denominations and religions - Rashid F, Barron I.
The current study considers reasons for the consistent focus of academic research and mainstream media on clerical child sexual abuse (cCSA) largely within the Roman Catholic Church, seeming to ignore cCSA in other Christian denominations and religions. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Journals Open Access to Coronavirus Resources
Nearly 100 academic journals, societies, institutes, and companies sign a commitment to make research and data on COVID-19 freely available, at least for the duration of the outbreak. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Race division grows as "academics" downgrade whites to an inferior species: Dartmouth to host racist forum about how to figure out white people "in their natural habitats"
(Natural News) A grossly overweight, self-proclaimed “expert on whiteness” is planning to host an “academic” forum at Dartmouth University in early February entitled “What’s Up with White People?” that, as its name implies, will openly demean and insult people with fair skin as being members of some type of second-class species. According to reports, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: two UK prisoners being tested as vaccine could be ready in 18 months – latest news
WHO says at least a dozen drugmakers are working on a vaccines as organisation names virus Covid-19. Follow our live updatesVirus ‘could infect 60% of public if unchecked’Academic blames Xi for ‘catastrophe’Could the coronavirus mutate?Share your stories5.45pmGMTHere is a summary of the latest coronavirus developments over the last few hours:5.37pmGMTFacebook has pulled out of a major event over coronavirus fears.The tech company has said it will not be participating in the MWC 2020 tech conference due to take place in Barcelona from 24-27 February.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now) , Frances Perraudin and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Hong Kong Asia Pacific Science Infectious diseases World news Source Type: news

Can schools reduce adolescent psychological stress? A multilevel meta-analysis of the effectiveness of school-based intervention programs - van Loon AWG, Creemers HE, Beumer WY, Okorn A, Vogelaar S, Saab N, Miers AC, Westenberg PM, Asscher JJ.
Increased levels of psychological stress during adolescence have been associated with a decline in academic performance, school dropout and increased risk of mental health problems. Intervening during this developmental period may prevent these problems. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relationship of Parental Support on Healthy Habits, School Motivations and Academic Performance in Adolescents - Moral-Garc ía JE, Urchaga-Litago JD, Ramos-Morcillo AJ, Maneiro R.
The objective of the study was to analyze how parental support relates to the physical activity practice, satisfaction with sports, level of physical activity, academic performance and alcohol consumption. Descriptive cross-sectional study, with 1100 adole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of academic achievement in the relationship between school ethos and adolescent distress and aggression: a study of ninth grade students in the segregated school landscape of Stockholm - Granvik Saminathen M, Plenty S, Modin B.
Equitable access to high-quality schools is important for student achievement. However, the increasing attention placed on adolescent mental health promotion suggests that school contextual factors and school achievement may also play an important role for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Law enforcement, public health, and so much more - Taylor NE.
In this current issue, we are pleased to invite all our readers to share in the growing success and promise of a global embrace of collaborative academic and practical solutions at the intersections of public health, individual, family, and community he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Academic publishing in disaster risk reduction: past, present, and future - Alexander D, Gaillard JC, Kelman I, Marincioni F, Penning-Rowsell E, van Niekerk D, Vinnell LJ.
Nowadays there are approximately 80 Anglophone journals that deal primarily with disaster risk reduction (DRR) and allied fields. This large array signals a sustained, if uneven, growth in DRR scholarship but also competition between the offerings of diffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Sleep disturbances rate among medical and allied health professions students in Iran: implications from a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature - Khaksarian M, Behzadifar M, Behzadifar M, Jahanpanah F, Guglielmi O, Garbarino S, Lanteri P, Re TS, Zerbetto R, Briegas JJM, Ricc ò M, Bragazzi NL.
Medicine and healthcare professions are prestigious and valued careers and, at the same time, demanding, challenging, and arduous jobs. Medical and allied health professions students, experiencing a stressful academic and clinical workload, may suffer from... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Bristol academic appointed Global Health Challenge Leader by UKRI
An academic from the University of Bristol has been appointed a Global Health Challenge Leader by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and will join the flagship international development research scheme, the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Announcements; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Elizabeth Blackwell; Press Release Source Type: news

GPs and pharmacists need to develop trusting relationships, study finds
GPs and pharmacists work best together when they understand and value one another's expertise, according to a new study by researchers at the Centre for Academic Primary Care at the University of Bristol. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Three-year, $1.35 million grant to aid mental health programming in western Kenya
(Indiana University) The Astellas Global Health Foundation has awarded the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH), under the direction of the Indiana University Center for Global Health, a three-year, $1.35 million grant to provide 400,000 people with access to mental health programming in western Kenya. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Empathy Declines as Students Progress Through Medical School
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 -- Students become less empathic toward patients throughout medical school, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in Academic Medicine. Mohammadreza Hojat, Ph.D., from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When Does Executive Function Happen?
Discussion Executive function (EF) is the “…cognitive processes that facilitate goal-directed action and problem solving, such as working memory, cognitive flexibility, inhibitory control, and self-monitoring. EF skills are important for the conscious, effortful control of thoughts and behaviors.” EF allow us to inhibit ingrained behaviors that could get us into trouble, e.g. shouting out in a classroom, driving the wrong-way down a one-way street. EF also allow us to pay attention to what is meaningful for the time and situation e.g. academic testing, paying attention to traffic and not the radio while...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 10, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Coronavirus: drop in number of new cases is positive, says a cautious WHO – latest news
Total infections pass 30,000 as Wuhan whistleblower doctor dies and Singapore reports three new casesDoctor who blew whistle over virus diesProfile of whistleblower doctorFirst British national to get virus had been in SingaporeShare your stories1.19pmGMTMore fall-out to the spread of the coronavirus outside China as Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has become the latest firm to pull out of an international conference in Barcelona later this month because of the outbreak.The telecoms equipment manufacturer has withdrawn from the Mobile World Congress in the Spanish city, which is scheduled to take place between 24 and 27 Fe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now) and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Hong Kong Source Type: news

Neighborhood violent crime and academic performance: a geospatial analysis - Boxer P, Drawve G, Caplan JM.
Decades of empirical work have confirmed that experiences with violence are associated with a variety of adverse behavioral and mental health as well as academic outcomes for children and adolescents. Yet this research largely has relied on indirect measur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Funding for gun violence research: the importance of sustained advocacy by academic pediatricians - Denne SC, Baumberger J, Mariani M.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

A statewide cross-sectional survey of school nurses' knowledge and their role in the management of concussed students - Quinn M, Sexton R, Mezzanote T, Baird J, Raukar N.
The objective of our survey study was to understand the self- reported level of knowledge of school nurses regarding the diagnosis and management of p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

A review of corporate social responsibility assessment and reporting techniques in the aviation industry - Stevenson I, Marintseva K.
Problems of developing meaningful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment and reporting have been discussed in academic papers since the 1950s. However, questions of understanding the value of CSR, the assessment and reporting techniques used, the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Outbreak Could Derail Xi Jinping ’s Dreams of a Chinese Century
It took eight hours for a doctor to see Wu Chen’s mother after she arrived at the hospital. Eight days later, she was dead. The doctor was “99% sure” she had contracted the mysterious pneumonia-like illness sweeping China’s central city of Wuhan, Wu says, but he didn’t have the testing kit to prove it. And despite the 64-year-old’s fever and perilously low oxygen levels, there was no bed for her. Wu tried two more hospitals over the next week, but all were overrun. By Jan. 25, her mother was slumped on the tile floor of an emergency room, gasping for air, drifting in and out of conscious...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlie Campbell Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV China Source Type: news

Trends in bullying and emotional and behavioral difficulties among Pakistani schoolchildren: a cross-sectional survey of seven cities - Naveed S, Waqas A, Shah Z, Ahmad W, Wasim M, Rasheed J, Afzaal T.
Background: Bullying and peer victimization among adolescents are growing public health concerns that affect victims' emotional well-being, and their social and academic functioning. Despite concerns about this public health epidemic in low- and mid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

MD & amp;M West 2020 Coming to Anaheim, CA
By 2025, the global medical device manufacturing market is expected to reach $200 billion, driven by an aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, advancements in technology, and other factors. Manufacturers, suppliers, and engineers across the supply chain have seen a shift from the traditional healthcare model to one that’s predictive and offers patients more options for managing their own health. To keep up with these new trends and demands, connecting with peers is more important than ever in order to understand the latest processes and technologies to develop innovative solutions th...
Source: MDDI - February 5, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design Source Type: news

Leading Voices Discuss the Future of U.S. Science Policy at Feb. 26 Symposium; Event Marks 75th Anniversary of Vannevar Bush's 1945 Report Science: The Endless Frontier
The National Academy of Sciences, in partnership with The Kavli Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will host a symposium to consider the next 75 years for science in the U.S. and how it can best serve society in the 21st century. The event will take place on Feb. 26 at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C. The symposium will convene leaders of U.S. academic and government research institutions, scientists, policymakers, experts who are at the center of science policy and public engagement, science philanthropies, and voices from the broader scientific enterprise.Read More (Source: News f...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

New software agents will infer what users are thinking
(Carnegie Mellon University) Personal assistants today can figure out what you are saying, but what if they could infer what you were thinking based on your actions? A team of academic and industrial researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University is working to build artificially intelligent agents with this social skill. The goal of the four-year, $6.6 million project, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is to use machine social intelligence to help human-and-machine teams work together safely, efficiently and productively. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gender and sexual minority students' engagement with school: the impacts of grades, feeling unsafe, and gay/straight alliances - Hazel CE, Walls NE, Pomerantz L.
Compared to the general student population, gender and sexual minority (GSM) students are at increased risk of low academic achievement, poor attendance, and not completing high school with their cohort. One construct that has the potential to identify GSM... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Academic cooperation and information sharing on disaster reduction - Yoneda M, Yoda T.
[in Japanese] Language: ja... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

AIBS Recommends to Strengthen Research Environment
The American Institute of Biological Sciences provided recommendations for strengthening the American Research Environment to the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Joint Committee on the Research Environment (JCORE). The recommendations were in response to a Request for Information from JCORE. In a notice published in the Federal Register on November 26, 2019, JCORE requested information on “actions that Federal agencies can take, working in partnership with private industry, academic institutions, and non-profit/philanthropic organizations, to maximize the quality and effectiveness of the Amer...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 4, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Short Takes
The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Biological Sciences Directorate (BIO) is soliciting applications for two permanent and two temporary Program Directors in the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems. For the Animal Behavior Program in the Behavioral Systems Cluster, NSF is seeking temporary and permanent Program Directors with a broad background in integrative organismal biology focused on behavior across levels of organization and contexts. For the Integrative Ecological Physiology (IEP) Program of the Physiological and Structural Systems Cluster, NSF is seeking temporary and permanent Program Directors whose ba...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 4, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Cohort differences in neurobehavioral symptoms in chronic mild to severe traumatic brain injury - Juengst SB, Nabasny A, Terhorst L.
Our understanding of neurobehavioral symptoms after traumatic brain injury (TBI) largely relies on data gathered in studies conducted at academic medical centers or large clinical centers with research infrastructure. Though this often provides a well-char... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prevention strategies for sexual harassment in academic medicine: a qualitative study - Jenner SC, Djermester P, Oertelt-Prigione S.
Sexual harassment and gendered discrimination in the workplace are global issues that can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender, job title, or field of employment. The medical field is also relevantly concerned, yet effective prevention measures ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Furthering open science in behavior analysis: an introduction and tutorial for using GitHub in research - Gilroy SP, Kaplan BA.
Open and transparent practices in scholarly research are increasingly encouraged by academic journals and funding agencies. Various elements of behavior analytic research are communicated transparently, though it is not common practice to archive study mat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

First-ever experimental Sudan virus specific antibody treatment protects animals
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) Army scientists working with partners from industry and academia have developed an experimental treatment that protects animals from Sudan virus, which is closely related to Ebola. Their work is published online today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news