Tumor-Disorder Researcher Receives $3.1 Million NIH Boost

UCF research into finding a cure for a disorder that causes tumors in the nervous system has received support from federal funding agencies. Cristina Fernandez-Valle, a professor of neuroscience and cancer research, recently received a five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for her research into Neurofibromatosis type II, a genetic condition affecting one in 33,000 people nationwide.

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