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Prof. Yan Yu is awarded $2.2 Million NIH MIRA Renewal for Groundbreaking Research on Using Nanotechnology to Understand Cell Dysfunction in Diseases

August 23, 2023

Prof. Yan Yu has been granted a renewal of the prestigious NIH MIRA (Maximizing Investigators' Research Award), ensuring five more years of pioneering research endeavors. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) award, amounting to a total amount of $2.2 million, will fuel Prof. Yu's cutting-edge work centered around leveraging nanotechnology to unravel the complexities of cell dysfunction within various diseases.

With this substantial funding, Prof. Yu and her dedicated research team are primed to delve even deeper into the intricacies of cellular processes, shedding light on the underlying mechanisms that contribute to diseases.