State Hands Out $5.1M Biotech Grants

The state’s Life Sciences Discovery Fund announced today that six new research projects will receive $5.1 million combined in funding. The projects will finance research into bone healing, improving limb amputation procedures, enhancing cancer treatment, and generating a wheat variety that’s safe for people with celiac disease. The grants are going to scientists at the Institute for Systems Biology, University of Washington, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Washington State University.

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