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February 28, 2020

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Opens Call for 2021 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award

February 28, 2020, CLEVELAND, Ohio USA – The 2021 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award is now open and accepting Letters of Intent. The award offers inventive physician-scientists resources and expertise to advance their discoveries into medicines. Intellectual property rights are retained by the award recipient or his or her... Continue Reading

February 27, 2020

Scientists successfully test new way to deliver gene therapy

CLEVELAND — February 27, 2020—Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have used a unique method to safely deliver gene therapy to fight a rare, but irreversible, genetic eye disorder known as .By using chemically modified lipids - instead of the viruses most commonly used as carriers - Stargardt disease did not... Continue Reading

January 27, 2020

Harrington Discovery Institute Invites Proposals for 2020 Harrington UK Rare Disease Scholar Award

January 27, 2020, Cleveland, Ohio – The Harrington Discovery Institute® at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, and its registered UK charity (Fund for Cures UK) have issued a call for proposals for the 2020 Harrington UK Rare Disease Scholar Award, a new program to advance promising research into novel treatments for... Continue Reading

December 19, 2019

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Announces 2020 Scholar-Innovator Award Recipients

December 19, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio – The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, today announced the 2020 class of Harrington Scholar-Innovators, which includes the Institute’s first Canadian Scholar. The grants will support a range of drug discovery projects including novel therapies for... Continue Reading

October 07, 2019

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

has today decided to award the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to , Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. Animals need oxygen for the conversion of food into useful energy. The fundamental importance of oxygen has been... Continue Reading

September 17, 2019

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Announce Program to Advance Discoveries by the Next Generation

Grant award provides new discovery pathway for MSTP students to translate promising scientific discoveries into medicines.Cleveland, Ohio, USA – September 17, 2019 – Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine today announced a new program to help the next... Continue Reading

June 04, 2019

Morgan Stanley to let clients use donor-advised funds focused on drug discovery

Key PointsTek Image / Science Photo Library / Getty ImagesMorgan Stanley is starting a new program that will let clients donate money to find treatments and cures for diseases.The program, called Morgan Stanley GIFT Cures, began today in tandem with a two-day conference the financial services firm is hosting.All donations made... Continue Reading

June 04, 2019

Harrington Discovery Institute Panel at Morgan Stanley's The Exchange 2019

On June 4, 2019 Morgan Stanley announced an exciting new collaboration with Harrington Discovery Institute at The Exchange 2019, a two-day event in New York City presented by The Social Impact Exchange and Morgan Stanley. Through a new partnership with Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust (GIFT), Harrington Discovery... Continue Reading

June 04, 2019

Morgan Stanley Attempts to Bridge the 'Valley of Death'

Morgan Stanley GIFT Cures is the first special interest initiative of the Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust.Morgan Stanley announced the launch of Morgan Stanley GIFT Cures, in partnership with the Harrington Discovery Institute, on Tuesday at its annual The Exchange conference. This is the first special interest... Continue Reading

May 01, 2019

Treating Systemic Diseases with Very Long Fatty Acids

- 2019 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Continue Reading