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FIC Member Dr. Kinghorn Receives $7.1 Million Continuation of Program Project Grant Funding from the National Cancer Institute

KinghornThe National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health has awarded FIC member A. Douglas Kinghorn, professor and Jack L. Beal chair in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, an additional $7.1 million for years 6–10 of “Discovery of Anticancer Agents of Diverse Natural Origin,” a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional project directed toward the discovery of new, naturally occurring antitumor agents, specifically those from selected tropical plants, aquatic cyanobacteria and filamentous fungi. When coupled with NCI funds from years 1–5 of the project, the grant totals more than $14 million, making it one of the largest single grants in the college’s history. Read more.