The table below displays the annual support level for various research, condition, and disease categories based on grants, contracts, and other funding mechanisms used across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as disease burden data published by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). At the request of Congress, the NIH...
Reading through the annual Top 10 innovations list produced by The Scientist it is clear to see that companies from San Diego make a prominent appearance this year. With half of the innovations featured hailing from the Californian city, it secures San Diego's fast-growing reputation as a biotechnology development center. The top 10 best life-science products produced in the last...
An immunosuppressant is any substance that performs immunosuppression of the immunedescribe the image system. They may be either exogenous, as immunosuppressive drugs, or endogenous, as, e. g., testosterone. When the immune system function is suppressed, there is an increased susceptibility to infectious diseases and cancers.