We are committed to improving the quality of life of local and global communities by addressing new and pressing questions in the areas of science, health and wellness. Your support increases the impact of our programs and allows us to develop critical facilities making landmark advances.
Researchers at our Center for Children and Families tested a computer-based training that could help children with anxiety improve their attention skills. The study was the first to find an effective alternative for children who don't respond to in-person cognitive behavior therapy.
A biophysics team from our Biomolecular Sciences Institute has joined forces with Oragenics Inc. in hopes of developing new antibiotics to treat life-threatening infections for oral mucositis, a condition caused by cancer treatments in which painful sores develop in the mouth.