KSU scientists awarded grants for research on autism, birth defects (Marietta Daily Journal)



Biologists discuss cutting-edge work

KENNESAW, Ga. (Mar 27, 2017) — Two scientists at Kennesaw State University have been awarded grants to continue their cutting-edge research and developmental biology, research that could have far-reaching applications.

The grant money, totaling $737,364, is to be divided between neuroscientist Martin Hudson and biologist Marcus C. Davis.

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