UND Receives $16.8 Million National Institutes of Health Grant

September 11, 2014

UND Receives $16.8 million NIH grant

The National Institutes of Health granted $16.8 million to Professor Donald Sens, Ph.D., in the Department of Pathology at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The five-year grant renews the NIH’s longstanding investment in the work by Sens that began in 2001.

 

UND Receives $1.6 million for HIV-1/AIDS research

The National Institutes of Health granted $1.6 million to Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Jonathan Geiger and Assistant Professor Xuesong Chen, of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The grant funds research on  novel and potentially important mechanisms that may explain neurological complications associated with HIV-1/AIDS.

 

UND Professor Recognized by Rural Sociological Society

UND Professor Curtis Stofferahn was recently recognized for outstanding service to the Rural Sociological Society (RSS) at an awards banquet in New Orleans.  Stofferahn, a full professor in the UND Sociology Department, was presented with a plaque and certificate for his stellar service to the RSS organization.