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The UW School of Medicine is expected to receive up to $5.3 million over the next five years to establish a new research center to advance tuberculosis (TB) research. The award was announced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) on April 6.

The goal of the Seattle Tuberculosis Research Advancement Center will be to develop the next generation of TB researchers by funding and mentoring new investigators, supporting lab and clinical research, facilitating collaboration between research institutions within and outside of the university, and making a meaningful impact on the TB epidemic.

Read more on the UW Medicine Newsroom.