Development of an Eastern North Carolina Metabolic Institute

East Carolina University
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this grant is to pursue diabetes and obesity health care and research through the Metabolic Institute founded by the UNC Board of Governors. The proposed center will foster economic development in rural eastern North Carolina through the creation of new service industries and jobs targeting obesity and diabetic health care opportunities in a region with high mortality rates from diabetes and infectious diseases.

Ms. Sharon K. Hamilton Department of Chemistry, Suite 300 Harriot College of Arts & Sciences Greenville, North Carolina 27858 252-328-9570
Areas Served:
Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne, Wilson, Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington, Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Hoke, New Hanover, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland

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