Indian-American gets $3 million grant for treatment of diabetes

The Times of India - An Indian-American scientist has been awarded a $3 million grant for working on treatment of diabetes by using a virus that can reduce glucose level in blood.

"It's a little paradoxical, because you have an agent that is making an animal fatter, so you would expect their glucose levels to deteriorate," said Dr Nikhil Dhurandhar, a professor and chairman of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Texas Tech.

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