Posted on Oct 1, 2009

Dr. Groer Receives NINR Funding for “Influence of Lactation on Postpartum Stress and Immunity” Study

Dr. Groer Receives NINR Funding for “Influence of Lactation on Postpartum Stress and Immunity” Study

Dr. Maureen Groer has been awarded $259,674 from the National Institute of Nursing Research(NINR) for her study, “Influence of Lactation on Postpartum Stress and Immunity”. This grant is a competing revision, funded as a challenge grant under the ARRA. Co-PIs are Nagwa Dajani, MD of the College of Medicine and Julie Djeu, MD of Moffitt Cancer Center. The aims of the grant are to analyze the Natural Killer Cell Suppression mechanism in postpartum women.