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Funding agency: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Grant amount: $14.5 million
Grant duration: 5 years
Principal investigator: Dr. William H. McBride, professor of radiation oncology
Summary: To develop agents that mitigate the effects of radiation exposure with a particular emphasis on the immunohematopoietic system.

Funding agency: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Grant amount: $12.5 million
Grant duration: 5 years
Principal investigator: Dr. Aldons J. Lusis, professor of medicine, MIMG and human genetics
Summary: To use molecular genetic approaches in humans and mouse models to understand metabolic disorders of lipid metabolism.

Funding agency: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Grant amount: $9.2 million
Grant duration: 4 years
Principal investigator: Dr. Donald Kohn, professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics and pediatrics
Summary: To develop a blood-stem-cell transplant to cure sickle cell disease.

 





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