Innovation Corps – Regional Node Program (I-Corps Node)


Full Proposal Deadline Date: April 18, 2014

Program Guidelines: NSF 12-586


­The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon fundamental research to guide the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society.

The National Science Foundation plans to build upon the I-Corps program and establish a National Innovation Network comprised of I-Corps Regional Nodes that will support the needs for innovation research and
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Tailoring disease screening programs to individuals


03/18/2014 12:55 AM EDT

Oguzhan Alagoz

Oguzhan Alagoz believes that many existing disease screening programs all too often take a one-size-fits-all approach. To be sure, “it is important to catch a disease early,” he says. “But still, most screening programs treat everyone the same.”

In breast cancer, for example, “they say any woman who turns 40, or 50, should start screening every year, and they don’t differentiate women by individual risks,” says Alagoz, an associate professor of industrial

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