MU Engineering/School of Medicine researcher receives $3.7 million federal grant

October 23, 2019

Diana Gil-Pages portrait

Diana Gil Pagés

With a $3.7 million federal grant, MU is taking the first step in an effort to produce a more effective immunotherapy treatment for cancer patients.

This grant is part of the National Institutes of Health “Cancer MoonShot Initiative” whose goal is to make a decade’s worth of cancer research progress within five years, according to the NIH website.

The National Institutes of Health awarded the grant to Dr. Diana Gil Pagés, an Associate Professor with a joint appointment with the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering and the School of Medicine’s Radiology Department. Read more in the Columbia Missourian.