Hoeven: NDSU Awarded $72,500 for Medical Research

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today that the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering has awarded North Dakota State University (NDSU) $72,500 in federal funding. The funds will go towards the developing a “smart” drug delivery system, which will enhance a drug’s efficacy and concentration while reducing side effects.

“Efficient drug delivery systems are of critical importance for healthcare,” Hoeven said. “NDSU is a world-class research institution making remarkable advances, and this grant will help its researchers discover ways we can improve a drug’s effectiveness while reducing side effects.”