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[Editor's note from Tracey du Laney, Ph.D., the North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s senior director of Science and Technology Development, who oversees this grant: This line of research exemplifies what a Flash Grant is all about. The nanosphere technology that Dr. Brown’s team is developing addresses a large patient population with unmet needs in a new way. It could lead to new therapeutics to treat disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). DIC results not just from sepsis and cancer, but also has emerged as a life-threatening condition with COVID-19.
A $1.5 million gift from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation will help community college students pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro.