Kent State gets grants to research diabetes, digestive disease


Kent State University is receiving $825,792 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The department’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases awarded $384,192 to the university for diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic research.

The department’s National Institute of Mental Health awarded $441,600 to Kent State for research on stress-related diseases and conditions.

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Niles, D-13th, made the announcement of the grants Friday.

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