FSU Researcher Awarded $1.8M by NIH to Investigate Fibrotic Process

FSU Researcher Awarded $1.8M by NIH to Investigate Fibrotic Process

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FSU Researcher Awarded $1.8M by NIH to Investigate Fibrotic Process

Research examining the role that protein-RNA interactions play in promoting pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and other related conditions is being accelerated by a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The funding, granted to Robert Silvers, PhD, a Florida State University (FSU) assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, will help detail how La-related proteins, called LARPs, interact with and regulate RNA function. RNA is the molecule that serves as a template for the…

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