Lifespan Announces $19.2 Million National Institutes of Health Grant
October 16, 2002
Lifespan, a nonprofit health care system based in Providence, R.I., announced Tuesday it has won three major, multiyear research grants totaling $19.2 million from the National Institutes of Health. The funding comes from the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, the Center for AIDS Research, and the Rhode Island-Puerto Rico Asthma Center. The grants will be used to establish a cancer research laboratory, develop multidisciplinary AIDS research programs, and study disparities in pediatric asthma within the Latino community.
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