U.K. Gets $11M for Research on Obesity and CancerApril 19, 2017 |
by Associated Press
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky says it has received an $11.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a center to study links between obesity and cancer.
Leaders at the school in Lexington announced details of the grant on Monday, saying it will fund the UK Center for Cancer and Metabolism over the next five years. The center will focus on finding links between metabolic disorders and cancer, both of which are prominent in Kentucky.