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Minnesota Senators Craft Bill to Support Spinal Cord Research Featured

Written by  Heather Linder | Thursday, 24 January 2013 10:24
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Minnesota lawmakers have proposed a grant for spinal cord and traumatic brain injury research, according to Minnesota Public Radio.
Authored by Sen. Jeff Hayden (D-Minn.), the bill would funnel $4 million from state funds each year to a public research entity, according to the report.

The legislation is named Jablonski/Rodreick Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injury Grant Program after two Minnesota teenagers who suffered from severe spinal cord injuries.

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