PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has been awarded a $387,500 grant to support scientific research.

Rep. Andy Harris made the announcement Monday.

The funds were awarded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. That’s an office under the Department of Health and Human Services.

The funding will support pharmacology, physiology and biological chemistry research at the university. It will also help explore biomarkers for prostate cancers.

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