Scientific research grant for Icelandic Heart Association

doctorThe Icelandic Heart Association has received a research grant from America’s National Institutes of Health.

The ISK 125 million (USD 1 million) grant will be spent on research into the vascular system and brain and kidney function, as well as separate research into bone structure mapping to help predict the likelihood of breaks with old age.

The Vascular research is being carried out in partnership with scientists in Cambridge, USA and the bone research project is being carried out with Berkley University.

The Icelandic Heart Association has become known as one of the world’s leading authorities on the use of new generation picturing/mapping technology for medical use in epidemiology, the Association’s press release says.

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