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$250,000 Grant to Medical Research

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Over $250,000 has been alloted to the University for medical research.

The federal government recently granted $61,000 to the University and $89,000 to the Medical School for research in blood separation, purification, and storage, and in synthesized acth and cortisone, two hormone extracts.

The Medical School also received $100,000 from the Massachusetts division of the American Cancer Society for research in cell growths, growth-stimulating chemicals and hormones.

The cancer research is under the direction of Dr. Joseph C. Aub '11, professor of Research Medicine, while Edwin J. Cohn, Higgins University Professor, is directing the work on blood.

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