UND, North Dakota State University receive medical research funding

UND’s portion of the funding total comes in at $382,717, while NDSU received $431,850.

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GRAND FORKS — UND and North Dakota State University have been awarded more than $800,000 in medical research funding, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The grants were announced in a release from the office of Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., on Monday, April 11. UND’s portion of the funding total comes in at $382,717, while NDSU received $431,850.

Funding at UND will be used to study the role of immune cell activity in food allergies, and NDSU will use its grant to research a treatment for breast cancer.

The North Dakota Association for Career and Technical Education announced the winners for the 2022 state awards in six different categories.

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