Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

money_bagHere is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

The University of Alabama Birmingham received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a clinical trial evaluating the safety and acceptibility of vaginal ring containing an antiretroviral drug for preventing the transmission of HIV. The trail will focus on girls ages 15 to 17.

dr-khaledThe University of Central Florida in Orlando received a $250,000 grant from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The grant will fund the research of Annette Khaled, an associate professor in the university College of Medicine, that aims to develop new technologies to treat metastatic cancer cells. Dr. Khaled earned a master’s degree in microbiology from California State University, Long Beach and a Ph.D. in molecular genetics and microbiology from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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