Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Congressman Cohen Announces $400,000 Grant to St. Jude

January 17, 2019
Press Release


WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced today that the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be receiving a $403,875 grant to conduct endocrinological research from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“St. Jude is always at the forefront of medical research on childhood illnesses and its employees contribute greatly to our community’s cultural awareness and diversity. I’m pleased to announce this grant award to advance its important work.”

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases awarded the grant to St. Jude for research in organ transplantation.