Cohen: St. Jude Awarded $336K for Research
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9) announced today that the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has awarded $336,875 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for pharmacology, physiology and biological chemistry research.
“St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is one of the top research hospitals in the country,” said Congressman Cohen. “Thanks to these new federal funds, St. Jude doctors and scientists will continue to be able to provide our children with the best medical care possible.”
NIGMS was established to support research that contributes to the understanding of life processes and makes progress in the areas of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. NIGMS research focuses on answering scientific questions in the fields of cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, biomedical technology, bioinformatics, and computational biology. NIGMS also trains the next generation of leaders in scientific research, ensuring the future is in the hands of bright, capable, and diverse researchers.