Congressman Cohen Announces Two Major National Institutes of Health Grants

March 12, 2021
Press Release
St. Jude and UTHSC receive funding for medical research

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced two significant National Institutes of Health grants. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will receive $359,000 from the National Institute of General Medical Services for research on chromatin. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will receive $394,213 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for a diabetes prevention program outcomes study.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“I’m always pleased to announce NIH funding for our Memphis medical research institutions. These grants will keep scientists in their labs and allow them to measure outcomes that will lead to a better quality of life for patients. These are wise investments in our future.”