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Dingell Announces More Than $48 Million in HHS Grants for the University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich., December 12, 2023
Tags: Grants

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced that the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor will receive $48,098,049 in federal grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct research in areas including arthritis, musculoskeletal and skin diseases, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, drug abuse and addiction programs, cancer centers support, outbreak analytics and disease modeling, mothers and children, oral diseases, mental health, neurological disorders, and other areas.

More than $19.5 million of this funding will be dedicated to aging research.

“The health of aging Americans is of utmost importance as we continue to advance technology into how to support them best," said Dingell. "Many Americans have been directly impacted by Dementia and other memory diseases. It's critical that we pour resources into finding a cure for these conditions in hopes that Americans will have a better experience through the aging process.”

Projects receiving funding include:

$1,653,632 for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Research
$5,860,065 for Research for Mothers and Children
$2,184,393 for Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research
$390,616 for the Development of Layer Specific FMRI for Clinical Scanners
$320,446 for Medical Library Assistance
$400,000 for Diagnostic Safety and Quality Optimization in Sepsis (DISQOS)
$660,034 for Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs
$3,529,119 for Cancer Centers Support
$6,992,210 for Outbreak Analytics and Disease Modeling
$19,534,035 for Aging Research
$689,330 for Oral Diseases and Disorders Research
$476,611 for Sickle Cell Data Collection Program
$217,491 for Cancer Biology Research
$631,600 for Biological Research Related to Deafness and Communicative Disorders
$76,824 for Small Research Grants
$1,960,071 for Heart and Vascular Diseases Research
$203,182 for Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research
$108,000 for MICHR-Translational Science Immersion (MICHR-TSI)
$418,400 for CTSA Postdoctoral T32
$894,603 for Mental Health Research Grants
$416,093 for Clinical Research Related to Neurological Disorders
$481,294 for Cancer Cause and Prevention Research

Find a full list of projects receiving grant funding here.

HHS is the largest grant-making agency in the US. Most HHS grants are provided directly to states, territories, tribes, and educational and community organizations, then distributed to eligible individuals and organizations. For more information on HHS grants click here.

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