Bioscience

UH-Hilo continuing cancer prevention research

September 12, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: Hawaii247.org] – A research project that looks at deep-sea microorganisms to prevent cancer, led by University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy Dean John M. Pezzuto, has received renewal notice from the National Cancer Institute in the National Institutes of Health.

The grant, entitled “Natural Inhibitors of Carcinogenesis,” is currently in its 17th year with an annual budget of $1,341,115. In order to hasten progress even further, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, an additional $477,847 was awarded effective Aug. 1, 2009.

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