Huntington VA Medical Center receives $650k merit review grant

Huntington (Va.) VA Medical Center received a $650,000 merit review grant to research the cause of diarrhea, which is a leading cause of disability for veterans serving overseas, according to the Herald Dispatch.


Uma Sundaram, MD, gastroenterologist and vice dean of research at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University in Huntington, Va., will lead the study, according to the report.

"[Receiving the grant] is a significant accomplishment for us and certainly a step forward in the goal of advancing health care for veterans," Huntington VA director Brian Nimmo told the Herald Dispatch. 

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