Congressman Ryan Announces Kent State University Awarded $825,000 in Grants

Jun 21, 2013 Issues: Education

Warren, Ohio – Congressman Ryan is pleased to announce that Kent State University (KSU) has been awarded two grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) totaling more than $825,000. The HHS’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has awarded $384,192 to KSU for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Research. The HHS’s National Institute of Mental Health awarded $441,600 to KSU for Stress-Induced Noradrenergic Dysregulation of Neuroinflammation & HPA Response Research.

“Part of rebuilding our economy is making sure we are investing in our future – and this is exactly what these grants are about. America has always been a leader in innovation and we need to keep funding research programs, like these, which help ensure healthier futures for our children. We cannot continue to live in the past, we need to keep building, keep investing, keep moving forward and Kent State University is constantly driving us in that direction,” said Congressman Ryan.

Both grants are a part of the HHS’s Academic Research Enhancement Awards (AREA) and to fund programs from 07/01/2013 to 06/30/2016.

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Pat Lowry
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