Bioscience

Innovative St. Joseph

April 5, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: Newswise] – Forty-two medical researchers and their labs have been awarded over $21 million by the Muscular Dystrophy Association to continue critical neuromuscular research. Many of the grants are multi-year awards to be dispersed over the next three years.

One of the grant recipients is Fu-Dong Shi, M.D., a principal investigator at Barrow Neurological Institute, part of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. Shi has been awarded $450,000 to continue his groundbreaking work in the disease myasthenia gravis.

Including this grant, MDA has awarded Shi $1,105,000 in scientific grant money since 2001.

For more information: Innovative St. Joseph’s Neurologist Receives $450K MDA Grant