NIH's Role In Sustaining the U.S. Economy 2021 Update Now Available here
UMR Urges House and Senate Leaders to Include NIH Funding in COVID Relief Package read here
UMR releases new fact sheets on COVID-19 and biomedical research. Read here
See how UMR members are aiding in the fight against the coronavirus here
A new episode of the Amazing Things Podcast
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Researchers at NU are working on a self-sanitizing mask design
In March, the National Science Foundation awarded a $200,000 Rapid Response Research grant to scientists at Northwestern University who are working on a self-sanitizing face mask that would deactivate viruses on contact. They’re one of a dozen teams that received RAPID grants related to COVID-19, after Congress added $75 million to the program’s budget for research related to the novel coronavirus.