The Minneapolis VA Health Care System becomes one of two hubs to receive the $4.5 million grant from the Veterans Health Administration

Professor Chris Wendt, MD, and Associate Professor Mark Klein, MD, both in the Department of Medicine who practice at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, will lead the grant along with a third researcher from the Omaha VA Medical Center. They will join the Omaha VA Medical Center to lead the Upper Midwest VA Lung Cancer Screening and Research Network as part of a nationwide VA-funded Lung Precision Oncology Program (LPOP). The $4.5 million grant supports an expansion in lung cancer screenings and research among veterans.

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