Updated: Wednesday, 06 May 2009, 11:17 AM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 06 May 2009, 11:17 AM EDT
New Haven (AP) - Yale and the University of Connecticut are receiving $850,000 for research funding under the federal stimulus package.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro says the National Institute of Health is funding projects that focus on basic research to improve the quality of life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Yale is getting funding for research on global health problems and a project to study how paying attention improves performance of difficult tasks.
The UConn Health Center will use the money for cancer research.