Grants awarded for disease research in Okla.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases has awarded grants to four projects for research into respiratory infectious diseases.

A total of $158,459 was awarded to principal investigators Wouter Hoff and Marianna Patrauchan at Oklahoma State University; principal investigator Gilbert John at OSU; principal investigator Kenneth Miller at the OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa; and to principal investigator Valentin Rybenkov at the University of Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases is a statewide multi-institutional center focused on research, faculty mentoring, and interdisciplinary collaborations in the respiratory infectious disease field. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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