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Scientist secures prestigious grant to study MS in Latinos



Cristina A. F. Roman, PhD, research scientist in the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation, received a federal grant for one of the first mixed-methods studies to examine barriers to healthcare, medical comorbidities, and accelerated brain aging in Latino persons with multiple sclerosis.

A research scientist at Kessler Foundation has been awarded a highly competitive award for her research focusing on MS in the Latino community.

Cristina A. F. Román, PhD has been awarded the Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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