Emory University Partnered With Xavier University on $19.6M NIH Award

Emory University is among several schools that have partnered with Xavier University for the grant, "Project PATHWAY: Building Integrated Pathways to Independence for Diverse Biomedical Researchers." 

Xavier University received a $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health as part of the national Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative. The historically Black university will use the grant to expand its biomedical programs.

Xavier will serve as the primary institution for its grant, “Project PATHWAY: Building Integrated Pathways to Independence for Diverse Biomedical Researchers.” It has partnered with Johns Hopkins University, Emory University, the Louisiana State University and its Health Science Center, Tulane University, The University of Wisconsin, Meharry Medical College, George Washington University, Penn State University, the University of Rochester and the University of California San Francisco. Click here to read full article in Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.