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School of Medicine scientist receives additional funding to support smooth muscle plasticity research
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In this installment of the health watch from Beyond the Headlines, Richelle O'Driscoll talks with Dr. Kent Sanders, professor of physiology and cell biology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, about his current research on smooth muscle physiology, which contributes to treatments for gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes and other diseases.
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School of Medicine scientist receives continued funding to support smooth muscle plasticity research
Kenton Sanders, Ph.D., chair of the physiology and cell biology department at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, has received Phase 3 funding in the amount of $5.4 million over the next five years from the National Institutes of Health to support his Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Program on Smooth Muscle Plasticity.
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