Engineering professor April Kloxin receives grant to accelerate the study of lung fibrosis

Oct. 1, 2019–University of Delaware Professor April Kloxin has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award from the NIH Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, which supports highly innovative research proposals.

With this five-year grant award, Kloxin aims to develop next-generation materials and tools to accelerate research in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis — an incurable, fatal disease that leaves people with difficulty breathing and progressive lung scarring.

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