Kojo Mensa-Wilmot, professor of molecular and cellular biology in Kennesaw State University’s College of Science and Mathematics, recently received a five-year, $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue his work on human African trypanosomiasis.  The disease, also known as “sleeping sickness,” puts nearly 60 million people in sub-Saharan Africa at risk.  The research will also serve as a foundation for treating other diseases caused by other parasites related to trypanosomes.  A major grant for a big time researcher on the forefront of fighting a devastating illness has Mensa-Wilmot and KSU RISING…

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