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Research by Dr. Pam Skinner, associate professor, on CD8 T-cell immunotherapy to functionally cure HIV has been funded by MN-REACH, a joint effort between the University of Minnesota and the National Institutes of Health. As an NIH Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub, MN-REACH is committed to improving health care by fostering the development and application of therapeutics, preventives, diagnostics, devices, and tools.

Dr. Bruce Walcheck, professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department; his co-principal investigator, Dr. Dan Kaufman, professor of medicine in the Minnesota Stem Cell Institute; and Bruce's coinvestigator Dr. Jimmy Wu, associate professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, were recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research project grant totaling   approximately $2.25 million in total costs over five years.

"USDA National Needs Fellowship for Enhancing Animal Production: Addressing National Need in Poultry Production," was recommended for funding by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Higher Education National Needs Fellowships Program (NNF).

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