Tag: Office of Research

HSC research funding continues upward trajectory with record year

HSC research funding continues upward trajectory with record year

By Michael Haederle | July 05, 2016
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center wrapped up the just-ended fiscal year with a record $165 million in grant funding for biomedical research, representing more than a decade of continuous growth, the university announced Tuesday.
HSC Office of Research awarded record $161 million

HSC Office of Research awarded record $161 million

By Luke Frank | August 05, 2015
Research funding at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (HSC) leapt $4.7 million higher than last year to $160,753,570, continuing an upward trajectory. Since 1998, HSC has more than tripled its research grants and contracts, from $45 million to more than $160 million. These federal research dollars, primarily obtained from foundations, private industry and federal sources, provide a significant economic impact in New Mexico.
Bodies of evidence: the quest to improve post-mortem imaging

Bodies of evidence: the quest to improve post-mortem imaging

By Michael Haederle | January 05, 2015
Nature is unkind to decomposing bodies. Muscle, skin and internal organs slacken and lose their form as time, temperature and other factors drive the slow, inexorable process of decay. Tissue breakdown brings with it substantial changes in chemical composition and physical properties, explains Natalie Adolphi, PhD, who is exploring ways to enhance magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of human corpses.