EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSMarshall University School Awarded Grant For NASA Research
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jul. 22, 2013 10:34 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 22, 2013 10:57 AM EDT
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
The Marshall University School of Pharmacy has been awarded a grant from NASA for a study on the body involving space travel.
Dr. Miaozong Wu at the Center for Diagnostic Nanosystems at Marshall's School of Pharmacy and a team of researchers were awarded the $750,000 grant, according to a news release from Marshall. The team will study the loss of bone and muscles associated with space travel and possible treatments. The research also could help people suffering muscle and bone loss due to disease.
Undergraduate and graduate students from Marshall will be involved in the study.
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