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NIH grant funds Missouri center's botanicals study

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The University of Missouri launches a national center to lead interdisciplinary and collaborative research on botanical dietary supplements with a $7.6 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant. The university's Center for Botanical Interaction Studies will focus on the capabilities of garlic, elderberry, soy and other botanicals to help prevent stroke and prostate cancer and improve resistance to infectious diseases. Grace Sun, professor of biochemistry, pathology and anatomical sciences and a member of the university's Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program, will lead a team of more than 20 scientists in studying how the botanicals use antioxidant properties to protect people from disease. The grant is from the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements' Botanical Research Centers Program (1"The Tan Sheet" Sept. 6, 2010, In Brief)

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