$600K to Virginia Tech for Medical Research
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Wednesday, January 31, 2024 – U.S. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Virginia Tech two grants totaling $653,317 for medical research.
“Virginia Tech is one of the preeminent research institutions in the country, doing critical work to advance our knowledge and capabilities in the health sector,” said Griffith. “I am pleased the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded these two grants to the university, to aid in the research of both heart and vascular diseases and biomedical imaging and bioengineering.”
The two grants awarded today:
$473,317 from HHS’ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to research the role of REDD1 in insulin-mediated transcription.
$180,000 from HHS’ National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Ultrasound for research into guided robotic histotripsy array system for noninvasive precise and complete ablation of soft tissue sarcoma.