Contract research organization Zen-Bio and the Pennington Biomedical Research Center of the Louisiana State University system have been awarded a one-year, approximately $229,000 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer grant to look for natural compounds to prevent and treat metabolic disease and obesity.
The collaboration will use a library of natural botanical extracts developed by PBRC’s Botanical Research Center, which is a collaboration between PBRC and New Jersey’s Rutgers University.

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