ICTS Members


  • Gene protects teens from alcohol problems but not if they drink with friends -  Among more than 1,500 adolescents who had comsumed at least one drink before age 18, researchers have found that although a gene variant prevents some young drinkers from developing alcohol problems, the gene's protective effects can vanish in the presence of other teens who drink. MORE »
  • Study sheds light on asthma, respiratory viruses - A new study led by Michael J. Holtzman, MD suggests that a fundamental antiviral defense mechanism is intact in asthma. MORE »
  • Some agressive cancers may respond to anti-inflammatory drugs - New research rasises the prospect that some cancer patients with aggressive tumors may benefit from a class of anti-inflammatory drugs currently in use against rheumatoid arthritis. MORE »


Announcing the 2014 BJHF-ICTS Pilot Funding Program. Letters of Intent due September 9th. See the funding program web pages for more information.