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October 07, 2019

Inside Stanford Medicine: $4.75 million awarded to scientists for high-risk, high-reward research

Jin Hyung Lee will receive $3.5 million to study the use of innovative technology to analyze brain circuitry, and Corey Keller will receive $1.25 million to fund work into brain stimulation treatments for mental illness.

Two School of Medicine scientists have been awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health for high-risk research efforts that could make a big impact in biomedicine.

The two researchers — Jin Hyung Lee, PhD, associate professor of neurology and neurological sciences, of bio-engineering and of neurosurgery, and Corey Keller, MD, PhD, an instructor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences — will receive a total of $4.75 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to fund their work.

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