When the Connections No Longer Work: Nerve Regeneration -- Prestigious $4.8 Million Grant Advances Neuroscience Research at Wright State University
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 24 (AScribe Newswire) -- Wright State University announced today that is has received a prestigious Program Project Grant (PPG) from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The $4.8 million grant is the first Program Project Grant Wright State University has received. Five university scientists will use the grant to further their research into why full recovery is not always achieved after damaged nerves have regenerated. "These grants are extremely competitive, and this award underscores the high caliber of neuroscience research being conducted at Wright State," said David R. Hopkins, president of Wright State. "In this research arena we are successfully competing at a national level. We are extremely proud that Wright State has taken a leadership role by bringing this Program Project Grant to the region."