Fogarty awards $10.7M to build tobacco control and prevention research capacity in developing countries

September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017

​Fogarty has awarded seven new grants to fund research on tobacco control and prevention in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), while also promoting international research collaborations between investigators in the U.S. and LMIC scientists. With support from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the NIH Office of the Director and Fogarty, the awards - expected to total $10.7 million over five years - were issued through Fogarty's International Tobacco and Health Research and Capacity Building Program.

Included in this award are two members of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. Samir S. Khariwala, PhD, and Irina Stepanov, PhD, were two of three PIs on a study to receive the award.

The complete list of awardees is below.

2017 International Tobacco and Health Research and Capacity Building Awards

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