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Albany Medical College receives $10.2 million federal grant

Monday, August 20, 2012
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— Albany Medical College has received a five-year, $10.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest single research grant ever awarded to the college.

The grant will pay for ongoing biodefense research targeting the bacterium that causes tularemia, a potentially deadly disease that could become a dangerous bioterror weapon and for which there is no vaccine.

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