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DawnMarie Cruso Robert Swift, MD Mary L. Ford
Admin. Assistant President Executive Director
Sharon Rounds, MD - COBRE
The National Institute for General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Dr. Sharon Rounds through Ocean State Research Institute, Inc., a $10.1 million, 5-year grant to establish the CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE). The Cardio Pulmonary Vascular Biology COBRE is led by Sharon Rounds, MD, Program Director, and by Elizabeth Harrington, PhD, Deputy Director, and also supports 5 junior investigators who will perform mentored vascular biology in laboratories located at either the Providence VA Medical Center or Rhode Island Hospital with Core support via the PVAMC and Brown University. Pleae visit the CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology COBRE website at http://cpvb.org/ ** for updated information.
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