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U.I. gets $1.4 million for cancer research

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The American Cancer Society has award more than $1.4 million in grants to researchers at the University of Iowa.

Aliasger Salem, with Iowa's Department of Pharmacy, has received a 4-year, $717,000 grant for research that involves the cancer vaccine research. Kris DeMali, with Iowa's Department of Biochemistry, has received a 4-year, $720,000 grant for research involving breast cancer research.

The grants are a portion of more than $54 million in grants from the American Cancer Society. They go into effect in January.

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