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The Galveston County Daily News : Health

November 26, 2014

Health

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UTMB part of group awarded $20 million research grant

GALVESTON — The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is part of a collaboration led by the Oak Crest Institute of Science that received a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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