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Bureau:    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Account:    Science, aeronautics, and exploration (80-0114)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Assistant Administrator
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University of Missouri at Columbia for the National Center for Gender Physiology studies on basic biomedical knowledge for the improvement of life on earth and solution of problems in human space flight

1 recipient will receive $1,490,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: The National Center for Gender Physiology (NCGP) has been developed at the University of Missouri in Columbia to focus on gender/sex differences in four major research areas: 1) cardiovascular sciences; 2) endocrinology and metabolism; 3) musculoskeletal sciences; and 4) Neuroscience. The primary mission for the Center is to serve as a catalyst for the development of multidisciplinary, integrated collaborations in basic and clinical research in the area of gender-based biology and medicine. The studies that are supported by the NCGP have intrinsic scientific merit not only for space flight applications, but also to facilitate understanding of fundamental human physiology to contribute to the health of the general population.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Research $1,490 Public Educational Institution
205 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: P.L. 108-447
Location: Conference Report (108-792) pg, 1605
Method: FY 2005 Conference Report - Statement of Managers
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Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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