Congressman Cohen Announces Grants to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and UTHSC
MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive research grants from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The grant to St. Jude, for $448,750, is for work on interneuron circuits in the spinal motor system. The grant to UTHSC, for $154,000, is for genetic research involving mice.
Congressman Cohen made the following statement:
“I’m always pleased to see the National Institutes of Health investing in our premier medical research institutions. This funding will advance our understanding of the nervous system and improve lives.”