The department noted the researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona may possibly be called upon to work again in late summer or early fall ahead of the flu season.
Scientists at Scripps Research have released a study which suggests their experimental HIV vaccine has the potential to be effective against multiple strains of the virus.
"If brains are cultivated in the laboratory, without time limit, could they ever develop a form of consciousness that surpasses human capacity? As I see it, why not?" argues neuroscientist Guillaume Thierry.
Grant money in the amount of $16 million will go towards research of alcohol abuse in 700 U.S. clinical practices.
Human brain surrogates are enabling researchers to understand more about various neurological disorders.
The researchers found that taking vitamin D decreased inflammation, redness and swelling, compared with taking a placebo, and this effect increased in proportion to how much was consumed.
Minority groups continue to be left out of clinical trials—and left to suffer overall worse medical care.
African-American men were included as part of clinical testing but excluded from treatment.
Academics serving on boards of companies received a total of $54 million in 2013.