University of New Mexico Secures $2.5m to Support Native American Populations Struggling with Chronic Kidney Disease in the Region

University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences has received an award of $2.5 million over five years to research chronic kidney disease risk factors among Native Americans in the southwestern United States.  The funds originate from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the involvement of local U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, as well as U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Deb Haaland and Xochitl Torres Small.
The funding was championed by the New Mexico delegation and will support critically important research for the at risk Native American populations within the region, reports the Los Alamos Daily Post....

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