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Congressman Boyle Announces Federal Funding for Temple University for Heart and Vascular Disease Research

March 4, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded two federal grants totaling $1,085,613 to Temple University for research on heart and vascular diseases.

“Heart and vascular diseases are among the leading causes of death in America, killing over 610,000 people each year. I applaud Temple University and the Department of Health and Human Services for working toward developing better treatments for these diseases that cause such widespread suffering. I offer my sincerest congratulations to the researchers at Temple University and encourage them to keep advancing this important work. I will continue doing all I can in Congress to help.”

The grants come from the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, funded by Congressional appropriation.