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NIH awards $10.4 million grant to Tulane Center for Aging

The grant, known as a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) award, will support the aging-related research of five junior faculty from three different schools within Tulane. 

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S. Michal Jazwinski is principal investigator for the five-year grant that will fund work by five young scientists in biomedical aging research. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) 

 

August 14, 2012

Arthur Nead
anead@tulane.edu

The Tulane University Center for Aging, led by S. Michal Jazwinski, has received a $10.4 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health to develop the careers of promising young scientists in the field of biomedical aging research.  

The grant, known as a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) award, will support the aging-related research of five junior faculty from three different schools within Tulane. Centers of Biomedical Excellence led by NIH-funded investigators develop and strengthen an institution’s biomedical research capabilities by enhancing research infrastructure and promoting collaborative efforts among researchers. More...

 

 

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