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NIH Partnered in Rebuilding and Transforming NYU Research Facilities From Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy

In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast, causing devastation across the New York metropolitan area (Figure 1). Extensive water damage and power outages occurred throughout NYU Langone Health’s Manhattan main campus, affecting multiple research and clinical facilities and necessitating emergency patient evacuations.

ORIP Diversity Supplement Awards Helped a Young Investigator Advance His Career in Biomedical Research and Will Allow Him to Give Back to His Community

Dr. Corbin Schuster’s interest in biomedical research began during his undergraduate training, when he completed a 10-week internship at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in Bethesda, Maryland. According to Dr. Schuster, after that experience, “My interest in biomedical research—particularly in the study of microorganisms and infectious diseases—just grew.”

ORIP Support for Small Businesses Leads to New Commercial Technology Outcomes That Benefit Community Resources and Advance Research Discoveries

ORIP participates in two federal grant programs that provide funding to small businesses: the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. The primary goal of ORIP’s small business programs is to attract innovative SBIR/STTR projects that could benefit research resources and communities associated with ORIP’s mission.

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