01.23.06

Burr Announces $363,333 for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Funds to be used for lung disease research

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced $363,333 in United States Department of Health and Human Services funding for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The funding, from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, will be used to fund research on lung diseases.

"U.N.C. is a leader in health care research," said Senator Burr. "This funding will help the school continue its innovative research to combat lung disease."