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MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School faculty member Ilya Levental, PhD, along with researchers from Ohio, Finland, and Germany, were awarded a three-year grant worth over $1 million from the Human Frontier Science Program. (Courtesy photo)

MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School faculty member Ilya Levental, PhD, and researchers from Ohio, Finland, and Germany, were awarded a three-year grant worth over $1 million from the Human Frontier Science Program to research the regulation of membrane receptor function in the brain by lipid composition and dietary inputs.

Levental is an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He joined the graduate school faculty in 2012, and is affiliated with the Program in Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

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