National Institutes of Health

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The University of Kentucky says it has received an $11.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a center to study links between obesity and cancer.

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The University of Louisville says researchers at the school have received nearly $8 million from the National Institutes of Health for an alcohol research center.

U.S. Congress

  Kentucky's 1st District U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield says his fellow Republicans have made it known to President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that they want to reach a compromise over the federal government shutdown. But Whitfield says the Democrats are trying to win political points.

NIH Small Business Conference to Focus on Healthcare

May 29, 2012
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Hundreds of entrepreneurs, researchers and small businesses from across the country will be in Louisville this week for a conference focusing on research into health and life sciences.