NIH Awards O’Brian $1.1 Million to Study Regulation of Metabolism

A grant was awarded in the amount of $1.1 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to Mark R. O’Brian, PhD, a professor of biochemistry at the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY). Led by Dr. O’Brian, the study being funded seeks to further explore the regulation of bacterial manganese metabolism and make new strides in this type of research.

“O’Brian hopes the research will illuminate manganese’s role in cells, something researchers don’t fully understand…”

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