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NCABR collaborates with Biogen Idec Foundation to assist teachers from economically distressed counties

Aug 6 2014

RALEIGH (Aug. 6, 2014) — The North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR) is excited to announce a collaboration with the Biogen Idec Foundation that will send teachers from North Carolina’s most economically distressed counties to this year’s Bridging the Gap STEM education conference for free. Through the Biogen Idec Foundation Scholars program, the Biogen […]

Science advocacy group partners with Novozymes to educate K–12 teachers

Jun 26 2012

RALEIGH (June 26, 2012) — The North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR) is excited to announce the expansion of its acclaimed science education workshop series to the North American headquarters of a leading biotechnology company. On Thursday, June 28, the Franklinton, N.C., campus of Novozymes will host its first-ever workshop in NCABR’s Rx for […]

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N.C. Biotech center doles out 423K in grant money

Jul 27 2010

Four triangle institutions are getting money from the N.C. Biotechnology Center. The funding is part of nearly $423,000 in Educational Enhancement Grants the center is distributing across the state for biotech initiatives. The local institutions to benefit are Wake Technical Community College, N.C. State, UNC–Chapel Hill and the N.C. Association for Biomedical Research. READ MORE

Thin doctor’s specialty is dieting

Feb 7 2010

Will Yancy, a slight man with a trim waistline, might, on first glance, come across as someone who would have very little expertise on the ups and downs of the latest diets. But the Durham doctor has recently emerged as a leading judge in the raging debate between low-carb diets versus low-fat regimens. READ MORE

Letters to the Editor & Op-eds

Animal care

Feb 25 2010

FEB. 25, 2010 Your Feb. 15 article “New team lifts veil on animal testing” reported on a creative new partnership that will accelerate discovery and development of innovative biomedical technologies and products. However, the article failed to recognize the extremely high standards of care that govern animal research in this country — standards that are […]

Guest Articles

Maine’s Jackson Laboratory has deep ties to North Carolina’s biomedical research community

Dec 6 2010

North Carolina seemingly has little in common with Maine, but in the realm of biomedical research the two states share at least one exceptionally strong bond: The Jackson Laboratory. READ MORE