U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded a $360,589 grant to the University of North Dakota (UND) to perform intensive research into influenza viruses and cures.

The funds are approved through the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and will be used to finance allergy, immunology, and transplantation research at UND.