U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awarded a grant totaling $432,158 to North Dakota State University (NDSU) to support lung diseases research projects.

The HHS funds are approved under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. They will be used specifically to finance the Kisspeptins in the Airway research project at NDSU.