The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases gave a new award in the amount of $167,319 to Dr. Mostafa Waleed Gaber, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging at the UT-HSC, for allergy, immunology and transplantation research. Dr. Gaber is researching new treatments for wound healing.
Reforming higher education has been one of my highest priorities as an elected official, both as a Member of Congress and as a Tennessee state senator. Last year, Congress enacted into law a $20 billion increase in college financial aid over the next five years, the largest increase in student aid since the G.I. Bill of 1944.
Congressman Cohen issued the following statement after the passage of the bill:
Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) issued the following statement regarding the minimum wage increase: