01.25.06

Burr Announces $385,000 for Duke University

Funds to be used for heart and vascular diseases research


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced $385,000 in United States Department of Health and Human Services funding for Duke University. The funding, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute will be used to fund research on heart and vascular diseases.

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