01.27.06

Burr Announces $295,694 for Wake Forest University

Funds to be used for Mental Health Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced $295,694 in United States Department of Health and Human Services funding for Wake Forest University Health Sciences. The funding from the National Institute of Mental Health will be used to fund research on mental health.

"Wake Forest University is a leader in health care research," said Senator Burr. "This funding will help the school continue its innovative research on mental health issues and it will help elevate the university in cutting edge medical practices."