U.S. Department of Defense Funds Two Scleroderma Research Projects
D.O.D. Research Grant
The U.S. Department of Defense announced recently that it would fund two important scleroderma research projects as part of its Fiscal Year 2012 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program. The following investigators have been awarded grant funding:
-Maureen Mayes, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.
“I am grateful that we have received a U.S. Department of Defense grant
for research on scleroderma. I am certain that the Scleroderma
Foundation’s Advocacy Committee has played a major role in bringing
scleroderma research to the forefront for funding by the DOD,” said Dr.
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