Grant renewals bring $14.2 million to OMRF programs

The National Institutes of Health has renewed five research grants for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, totaling $14.2 million.

Published: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 By: Staff Reports

The National Institutes of Health has renewed five research grants for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.

The awards, which total $14.2 million over the next three to five years, will allow OMRF scientists to continue their research on cancer, lupus and heart disease while continuing to train junior-level scientists.

“The competition for these federal dollars is fierce,” OMRF Vice President of Research Paul Kincade said in a news release. “This is tremendous news for us, because these awards are rare and are a real testament to the high caliber of research underway at OMRF.”

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