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Program Official, Denis B. Buxton on nanotechnology research at NHLBI

What does “nanotechnology” refer to? The National Nanotechnology Initiative defines nanotechnology as the understanding and control of matter at dimensions between approximately 1 and 100 nm, where unique phenomena enable novel applications.

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NHLBI renews programs for nanotechnology research

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is awarding $65 million to renew its Programs for Nanotechnology Research to help researchers develop tools based on materials designed at the molecular level to detect and deliver treatments for heart, lung, and blood diseases.

WUSTL awarded $18 million to treat heart, lungs with nanotechnology

An $18 million research program headed by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will research therapies and diagnostic tools that use nanotechnology to treat heart and lung diseases.

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Mount Sinai awarded $16.5 million to continue Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology

Contract will allow Mount Sinai to develop multidisciplinary research Centers with the goal of developing nanotechnology tools for heart, lung and blood diseases.

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Georgia Tech and Emory University awarded $14.6 million to detect and Treat Atherosclerosis

The award will support the interdisciplinary Center for Translational Cardiovascular Nanomedicine as the second phase of the Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology.

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