Birmingham Business Journal: Local biotech company secures $1.7 million grant

DiscoveryBioMed has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) program to find bitter taste blockers to improve medication compliance.

The award for the local biotech company is administered by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders within the National Institutes of Health.

Philadelphia-based Monell Chemical Senses Center is a longtime collaborator with the company and also will be collaborating on this project.

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