Kevin Strange, Ph.D., president of The MDI Biological Laboratory, has received a five-year, $2.1 million federal grant to study how proteins are regulated.
Dustin Shillcox, 31, lost movement from his chest down after a 2010 driving accident in which he was ejected 80 feet through his car window. Today he is using an experimental treatment called spinal cord epidural stimulation, which involves implanting an array of electrodes into his spine that are helping his brain learn how to walk again.
The new life sciences collaborative, known as the Life Sciences Group, or LSG, was started by the MDI Biological Laboratory in Salisbury Cove, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay and the Foundation for Blood Research in Scarborough.
The former Callahan Mine site in Brooksville, Maine, is providing research opportunities for scientists even as it undergoes cleanup per its designation by the Environmental Protection Agency as a Superfund site.
Through Colby’s relationships with premier research facilities including MDI Biological Laboratory…, Colby students…are working closely with accomplished professors and researchers on world-changing biomedical projects that will prepare them for science at Colby and beyond.
A research laboratory on Mount Desert Island celebrated a big step forward today in the form of some major federal funding.
A statewide biomedical research program is receiving an $18 million federal grant to continue work that’s helping to combat Maine’s so-called brain drain.
The MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor said it has received an $18.4 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to strengthen biomedical research and hands-on workforce training in Maine.
Deer Isle students aged 10 to 18 will learn how to map local eelgrass beds at an event sponsored by the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance.
MDI Biological Laboratory president Kevin Strange, Ph.D., and assistant professor Voot Yin, Ph.D., were named to Mainebiz’s “Next” list of ten people shaping the future of Maine’s economy, and the magazine takes a look at their entrepreneurial plans and research.