Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding $484,760 to the University of Nevada, Reno for diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic research; and $486,929 to the State of Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division to expand Nevada’s adult protective services.
“I applaud HHS for prioritizing medical research at our public universities and making sure elderly Nevadans and other individuals who may be experiencing neglect or abuse are getting the attention and care they deserve. I will continue to work on behalf of Nevadans to secure federal funding to invest in medical research at our public universities and enhance the services we provide to seniors and other vulnerable adults. These funds are crucial to improving the way we provide care to those suffering from illness and support those who may be suffering at the hands of abusers.”