UTHSC to receive $1 million grant for obesity-driven cancer research

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(Source: UTHSC)
Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 4:27 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Congressman Steve Cohen announced on Tuesday that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive a $1,050,313 grant from the National Cancer Institute.

This grant is being provided for research in determining how microbial-derived metabolites contribute to protective immunity in obesity-driven cancer risk.

In this announcement, Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“This funding from the National Cancer Institute will improve our knowledge of cancer risk and will ultimately save lives.”

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