Faraci leads international network of researchers on cerebral small vessel disease

Frank Faraci, PhD, professor in Cardiovascular Medicine and of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, has been tapped to co-lead an international research network by the Leducq Foundation. Each year since 2003, the organization has named four or five new “Networks of Excellence” composed of researchers from around the world. The seven labs that comprise Faraci’s International Network of Excellence on Brain Endothelium: A Nexus for Cerebral Small Vessel Disease will have a five-year budget of $7.5 million. Faraci’s laboratory at the University of Iowa will receive $1.5 million.

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