Health Care
4:24 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

WWAMI Scientist Gets $1.3 Million Grant To Research Why Humans Sleep

Dr. Jonathan Wisor received a $1.3 million NIH grant to study how the brain processes glucose.
Washington State University

A scientist with the WWAMI program at Spokane’s WSU Riverpoint campus has received a large grant to study one question: why do humans sleep? Boise State Public Radio highlighted the WWAMI program a couple of weeks ago as it turned 40. It's a cooperation between five northwest states, including Idaho, to train doctors. But WWAMI doctors also conduct research. One of those is Jonathan Wisor . 

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