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Velcura Receives Grant for Proteomics Research on Bone Formation

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (GenomeWeb News) - Velcura Therapeutics said today that it has received a $224,000 phase I small business innovation research grant from the National Institute on Aging.


The company said the six-month grant - entitled "Regulation of the Human Osteoblast Proteome" - will support its research of the molecular processes underlying human bone formation.


Velcura's research will be done in collaboration with Proteomics Research Services, according to the company's CEO Michael Long.

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