Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2021
Tables from the 2021 Survey of Doctorate Recipients ( SDR ) present data on the demographic characteristics, labor force status, occupations, employment sector, and median annual salaries of individuals with a U.S. research doctoral degree in a science, engineering, or health ( SEH ) field. The 2021 cycle of the SDR also had content to measure the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the U.S.-trained SEH doctorate holders. The SDR is sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation and by the National Institutes of Health. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Sci...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 27, 2023 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Evusheld Loses U.S. Authorization Since It ’ s Not Effective Against New Variants
AstraZeneca Plc’s COVID antibody drug is no longer authorized for use in the U.S., regulators said Thursday, as it’s unlikely to work against strains of the virus that are now dominant across the country. Astra’s drug, called Evusheld, was authorized in December 2021 to prevent COVID infection in high-risk people, but has been rendered less effective by the virus’ mutations. At this point, fewer than 10% of the variants currently circulating in the U.S. appear to be responsive to Astra’s treatment, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. In the meantime, Astra said in a stat...
Source: TIME: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madison Muller/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

N.I.H. Did Not Properly Track a Group Studying Coronaviruses, Report Finds
An internal federal watchdog said that the health agency had not given adequate oversight to EcoHealth Alliance, which had been awarded $8 million in grants. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 26, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Benjamin Mueller and Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) United States Politics and Government Research Nonprofit Organizations Laboratories and Scientific Equipment EcoHealth Alliance National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health Fau Source Type: news

NIH launches intramural bioengineering center to foster technology collaboration across the agency
NIH-wide resource will champion diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 25, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Risk of developing heart failure much higher in rural areas vs. urban
Large NIH-supported study showed that rural-dwelling Black men are at greatest risk. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 25, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Funding Announcement: Help Spread Trustworthy Health Information in Your Community
Region 6 is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Year 3 of our cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Funding is up to $15,000 per award and application is open through March 31st. The Health Information Outreach Award is to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information. The award can be used to support: Instructional design and training of evidence-based health resources and information for workforce development Public or consumer outreach and engagement for awareness, evaluation, use, and understanding of credible heal...
Source: The Cornflower - January 20, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Blog Funding health information outreach Source Type: news

Overdose deaths involving buprenorphine did not proportionally increase with new flexibilities in prescribing
Federal study findings help understand effects of expanding access to treatment for opioid use disorder. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 20, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study links viral infections to Alzheimer ’s, Parkinson’s—with many caveats
A massive data mining study has found numerous associations between common viruses like the flu and devastating neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease). The findings expand on previous research linking individual viruses to neurological diseases. But experts caution that the study, which relied on electronic medical records rather than biological samples, merely describes correlations and doesn’t prove causation. Still, it’s “really exciting,” says Kristen Funk, a neuroimmunologist who studi...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 19, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

Experimental HIV vaccine regimen safe but ineffective, study finds
The clinical trial began in 2019 and involved 3,900 volunteers. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 18, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Janssen and Global Partners to Discontinue Phase 3 Mosaico HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial
LEIDEN, THE NETHERLANDS, (January 18, 2023) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, together with a consortium of global partners, today announced the results of an independent, scheduled data review of the Phase 3 Mosaico study (also known as HPX3002/HVTN706) of Janssen’s investigational HIV vaccine regimen. The study’s independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) determined that the regimen was not effective in preventing HIV infection compared to placebo among study participants. No safety issues with the vaccine regimen were identified.In light of the DSMB’s determination, the Mo...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 18, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

US National Institutes of Health All-of-Us Research Program Delivering Genetic Test Results and Personalized Disease Risk Assessments to 155,000 Study Participants
NIH program could lead to new diagnostic biomarkers for clinical laboratory tests across a more diverse segment of US population In another milestone in the US National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) plan to gather diverse genetic information from one million US citizens and then use that data to inform clinical care in ways consistent with […] The post <strong>US National Institutes of Health All-of-Us Research Program Delivering Genetic Test Results and Personalized Disease Risk Assessments to 155,000 Study Participants</strong> appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 18, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Molecular Diagnostics, Genetic Testing, Whole Gene Sequencing Precision Medicine All-of-Us Research Program Anastasia Wise PhD anatomic pathology ancestry data clinical laboratory Source Type: news

National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity to meet
Meeting will take place on Jan. 27, 2023. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 17, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Probiotic markedly reduces S. aureus colonization in Phase 2 trial
NIH study provides new insights on role of gut in staph colonization. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 17, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Comparison of diuretics shows no difference in heart failure survival
NIH-funded clinical trial underscores need for better treatments for deadly. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 17, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2021 Graduate Enrollment in Science, Engineering, and Health Fields at All-Time High as Postdocs Continue to Decline
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted graduate enrollment patterns in science, engineering, and health fields. Enrollment declines seen in 2020 among temporary visa holders and first-time, full-time master ’ s and doctoral students were reversed in 2021, driven by a 44.3 % increase in first-time, full-time master ’ s students and by a 13.4 % increase in first-time, full-time doctoral students between 2020 and 2021. Full-time master ’ s enrollment and doctoral enrollment in 2021 were the highest enrollments reported since separate data for master ’ s and doctoral students became available in 2017. Conversely, overall ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 17, 2023 Category: Statistics Source Type: news