$7.3M Grant Advances UArizona Health Sciences Researcher’s Pursuit of Treatments for Arsenic-Induced Lung Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes

Default Diabete Photo Image

Dr. Donna Zhang, associate director of the UArizona Superfund Research Center and BIO5 member, has been awarded an eight-year, $7.3 million federal grant to advance her research. Dr. Zhang will use the grant to continue her two-decades of research to determine how a family of proteins can be harnessed to prevent or treat arsenic-induced lung cancer and Type 2 diabetes.