Academic research

August 14, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Ron Viola, a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Toledo, still remembers the moment he realized how sorely needed his research on the rare Canavan disease would be. He had just been awarded an NIH grant when the mother of a […]

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August 06, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Young Tang was on the road to becoming a physician when he realized that research was his real calling. During his medical training, as various professors taught him about the wide range of diseases and treatment regimens, what struck him most was […]

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July 14, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research, Joint Ventures

There is no treatment for the most common form of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. But thanks to a fruitful collaboration between Professor Jeff Perry at the University of California, […]

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July 13, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

After completing his PhD degree studying transcriptional kinases in yeast, Pengda Liu had one goal for his career: to make a difference for human health. Today, he is on the cusp of advancing a promising compound into the drug discovery and […]

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July 06, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Almost every organism on Earth tracks the planet’s day/night cycle, and uses that information to coordinate important elements of physiology and behavior. That may seem like just a fun bit of scientific trivia, but it’s actually a core component of […]

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June 29, 2020
AIMS, Academic Research

Professor Jörg Stetefeld is neither a virologist nor an immunologist. From his earliest days as an X-ray crystallographer, his entire career has focused on resolving the structure of proteins. But when the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe, […]

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March 28, 2019
AIMS, Academic Research

Apply for the Artificial Intelligence Molecular Screening (AIMS) Awards Program The AIMS Award Program, started in 2017, is designed to support promising researchers with resources that will help advance their work. AIMS Awards target research […]

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