02/18/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/18/2020 15:40
WASHINGTON - Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will receive a $702,163 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for research on drug resistance in a form of fungus responsible for lung infections.
Congressman Cohen made the following statement:
'Understanding disease resistance is the best way to avoid serious infections like those targeted in this research. I'm pleased our Memphis-based medical school is putting scientists to work on this important research.'