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NCCU Receives Grant to Develop Obesity-Fighting Drug

November 1, 2016
North Carolina Central University researchers will be moving forward with a potential new drug to treat obesity, Type II diabetes and other metabolic diseases with help from a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases...

Komen Grant Funds Breast Cancer Research and Training

September 20, 2016
The Susan G. Komen Foundation has awarded $405,000 to North Carolina Central University (NCCU) to establish a graduate training and public health initiative focused on breast cancer disparities. NCCU professors Kevin P. Williams, Ph.D., Jodie Fleming Ph.D., Xioahe Yang, Ph.D., and Seronda Robinson, Ph.D., will...

NCCU BRITE Lab Licenses Chemical Compound for Research

July 19, 2016
Discovery of a molecule that could make chemotherapy treatments more tolerable for some patients has resulted in the first commercial license executed by the Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) at North Carolina Central University. Parnassus Medical Systems of Houston, Texas, licensed...
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