Tom and Emily Langan receive grant, awardPosted: June 7, 2016
Tom Langan, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, received notification last month that his R21 grant application has been funded by NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Dr. Langan is a co-PI along with Randolph Carter, PhD. The grant will provide funding for the enhancement of newborn screening in Krabbe disease, with the hope of improving the outcomes from cord blood transplants for this form of childhood leukodystrophy. Dr. Langan directs the clinical program for the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute.
Meanwhile, Emily Langan, MD, his daughter, has been selected to receive the 2016 Resident Award for Excellence for Promoting Inclusion and Cultural Diversity. Emily Langan is a senior child neurology resident in the department. The award is sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement at the Univ. at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. An example of the apple not falling far from the tree. Congrats to both of our Dr. Langans!!