NIH Funds Botanical Center of Iowa
Published September 1, 2002
NIH Funds Botanical
Center In Iowa
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have approved a 5 year, $6 million grant for the establishment of a research center based in Ames, IA, to study two botanical dietary supplement ingredients, echinacea and hypericum (St. John’s Wort). The new Center for Dietary Supplement Research brings together two strong research institutions, Iowa State University and University of Iowa.