Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Congressman Cohen Announces Research Grants to UTHSC

September 18, 2019
Press Release
$683,760 for research into Diabetes, Endocrinology Vascular diseases

WASINGTON- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be receiving two grants totaling $683,760 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The first, for $304,014, from the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, will be for research on the bladder. The other, for $379,746, from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, will underwrite heart and vascular research. 

Congressman Cohen made the following statement: 

“I’m always pleased to announce significant grant funding for medical research discover and implement new approaches for treating and preventing heart disease. As a co-Chair of the Biomedical Research Caucus, I am proud that Memphis is home to medical research leaders like UTHSC.”