$1 million grant to Rhode Island hospital for melanoma screening training program Rhode Island Hospital dermatologist Martin Weinstock, MD, PhD, has received a $1 million, 2-year Group Technology Award grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to serve because principal investigator to develop a training program for primary care physicians to boost melanoma screening in major treatment. The target is to develop a web-based teaching module that will result in earlier recognition of melanoma and eventually reduce the number of melanoma deaths by half. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 68,720 new melanomas will be diagnosed in the usa this year More information here .
The MIM conferences will be the largest meetings worldwide currently, focusing solely on malaria. One of the aims is to promote collaboration and stimulate dialogue between researchers and the general public health sector in order to fortify the chain from preliminary research to translation of new results into effective control procedures, including production and distribution of new antimalarial drugs, bed nets and tests new vaccine candidates. The MIM Secretariat rotates and is because the beginning of 2003 hosted jointly by the Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University. The MIM style of supporting researchers in endemic areas provides became successful in promoting translation of research results where in fact the disease is prevalent..