Professor awarded $480,000

Bone regeneration research grant will expand Eastern’s research capacity

CHENEY – Dr. Jason Ashley, an associate professor of physiology at Eastern Washington University, has received a $480,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the molecular mechanisms behind bone regeneration.

This funding marks a significant milestone for both Ashley and the university’s growing research programs in molecular biology.

In an interview, Ashley explained the basics of how bones naturally repair and remodel themselves at a molecular level.

“Bones are dynamic organs that have a protein and mineral structure that is turned over continuously,” he said. “The sk...


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