Congressman Cohen Announces NIH Grants to University of Memphis, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

April 1, 2021
Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced two grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The University of Memphis will receive a $50,000 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for a project collaborating with faith leaders in the Deep South to end the stigmatization of those with HIV. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will receive $444,775 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for research on improving genetically modified T cells for medulloblastomas.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“As a strong supporter of the National Institutes of Health and medical research funding, I’m pleased to see the U of M and St. Jude receiving this support.”

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