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Charles Drew receives $25 million grant

10/11/2011, 8:01 a.m.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.--A $25 million federal grant will help Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science add faculty and do research over the next five years, the university announced today.

The money comes from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

"This funding allows the university to build upon our success in conducting research on health disparities, as well as for attracting new students and faculty," said Dr. David Carlisle, the school's president.