02.07.06

Burr Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Research Grants for North Carolina Universities

Duke and UNC – Chapel Hill receive federal funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced $1,279,739 in federal grants from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for two of North Carolina's major research universities. The funding will assist medical research at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

"North Carolina is a world leader in medical research," said Senator Burr. "This funding will help these institutions continue their contributions to the advancement of medicine."

Duke University received the following grants:

• HHS' National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded Duke University $527,559 for Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research.

• HHS' National Cancer Institute awarded Duke University $399,138 for Cancer Treatment Research.

UNC - Chapel Hill received the following grants:

• HHS' HRSA Division of Grants Management Operations awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $84,542 for Maternal Child Health Research.

• HHS' National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke awarded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $328,500 for clinical research related to Neurological Disorders.

For more information go to https://www.burr.senate.gov


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