Congressman Cohen Announces $1.09 Million in Antifungal Research Grants to UTHSC

March 17, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will be receiving two major grants totaling $1,090,171 from the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases. Both grants are for antifungal research, including one looking at the species Aspergillus fumigatus.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“As a strong supporter of the National Institutes of Health and its funding, I’m pleased to see its research dollars invested at our medical school for this important research.”