Meharry Medical College Named as 1 of 7 Award Recipients by NIMHD
Meharry Medical College has been named one of seven award recipients by the National Institute on Minority Healthy and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, in support of the Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Specialized Centers program. RCMI is designed to support institutional research capacity and foster the career development of new and early career investigators conducting minority health and health disparities research. The centers will share approximately $122 million over five years, pending available funds.
The Meharry component will support four research projects addressing HIV/AIDS, prostate cancer, racial and ethnic differences in periodontal disease microbiomes, and adversity-driven chronic pain to advance fundamental understanding of these health disparities.
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