Congressmen Cohen Announces NIH Grants for University of Tennessee Health Science Center

September 15, 2020
Press Release

 

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive two grants totaling more than $790,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The first, for $581,359, from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, will underwrite research on renal insufficiency in infants. The second, for $210,000, from the National Institute on Aging, will support research on the biochemistry of aging.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“I’m pleased our medical school continues to do innovative research on kidney diseases and the biochemistry of aging even as the coronavirus pandemic continues. These funds will help keep researchers in their labs making life-saving discoveries.”

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