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Georgia Tech Nanomedicine Center Gets $16 Million
Atlanta (November 15, 2010) — ATLANTA (WABE), reported by Martha Dalton - A nanomedicine center, led by researchers at Georgia Tech, has received a 16 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health. The money will go toward research aimed at treating single-gene disorders, like sickle cell disease.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities, Georgia Tech's more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.