Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Cohen Announces More Than $780,000 for University Of Tennessee Health Science Center

September 1, 2015
Press Release

[MEMPHIS, TN] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the University of Tennessee Health Science Center three federal grants totaling $780,393 for a variety of programs and research projects.

“This significant federal investment will help the UT Health Science Center continue its pioneering research on the human brain,” said Congressman Cohen.

Today’s announcement includes funding for the following UT Health Science Center programs:

  • $324,393 in funding from HHS’ National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for the university’s project “Finding Equitable and Effective MTM Eligibility Criteria.”
  • $228,000 in funding from HHS’ National Institute on Aging for research into the effects of traumatic brain injury on temporal dynamics of brain activity and learning.
  • $228,000 in funding from HHS’ National Institute on Aging for the university’s project “Mapping AD Memory Failure: Molecules to Connectivity of Brain Network.”