Amali Samarasinghe, PhD, of UTHSC Among Researchers Listed on American Lung Association’s 2016-2017 Research Awards Nationwide Report

Amali Samarasinghe, PhD

Amali Samarasinghe, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named on the American Lung Association’s 2016-2017 Research Awards Nationwide report for her project titled “Molecules Found in Allergic Airways May Protect Against Influenza.”

The report highlights 69 novel and innovative research projects totaling more than $6.5 million in grant funds distributed by the American Lung Association to help achieve its mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Read more about Dr. Samarasinghe’s project here. See the entire list of awardees and download the Research Awards Nationwide 2016-2017 report here.