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Congressman Boyle Announces Nearly $1.5 Million in Federal Grants for Temple University Medical Research

January 29, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the Department of Health and Human Services has granted $1,407,837 to Temple University for research on heart and blood diseases, as well as communication disorders.

“I offer my sincerest congratulations to the researchers at Temple University for their receipt of these important grants. Heart and blood diseases burden tens of millions of Americans and are a leading cause of death in this country. Communication disorders can also take a huge toll on patients, as well as the loved ones who lose the ability to communicate with them. I applaud Temple University and the Department of Health and Human Services for working toward earlier diagnosis and better treatment of these diseases, and I’m doing everything I can in Congress to help.”

Temple University received $438,611 from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to research early detection and treatment of various communication disorders. It received $495,392 and $473,834 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study heart and blood diseases, respectively.