Burr Announces $2.3 Million for Wake Forest University

Funds to be used for Heart and Vascular Diseases Research

March 7, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced $2,335,301 in United States Department of Health and Human Services funding for Wake Forest University Health Sciences. The funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute will be used to fund research on heart and vascular diseases.

"Wake Forest University is a world leader in health care research and medical innovation," said Senator Burr. "This funding will help the school continue its innovative research in heart and vascular diseases."

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