01.25.06

Burr Announces $251,750 for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Funds to be used for digestive diseases and nutrition research

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced $251,750 in United States Department of Health and Human Services funding for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The funding, from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases will be used to fund research on nutrition and digestive diseases.

"U.N.C. Charlotte is a leader in health care research," said Senator Burr. "This funding will help the school continue its innovative research in nutrition and digestive diseases."