Metabolic Disease Research Grant

Metabolic Disease Research Grant 4The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Virginia Tech a $300,000 grant for allergy, immunology and transplantation research related to Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection. This bacterium causes inflammation of the colon, diarrhea, colitis, etc. U.S. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement:

“C. difficile is a germ that affects the colon and can cause serious illness.”

“This grant for $300,000 helps Virginia Tech explore treatments for a harmful metabolic disease.”

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