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Dr. Sailen Barik Receives Grant to Combat Pediatric Virus

Cleveland State University researcher Sailen Barik, Ph.D. is combatting a major pediatric virus—Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)—that causes severe respiratory disease, primarily in infants and adults.

Dr. Barik is a professor in the Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences at CSU, and is also a member of the University’s Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease.

He was recently awarded a grant for more than $400,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue his RSV research. Since 1994, he has received more than $4 million in NIH funding to support his work.

To read more, visit the University’s ENGAGED blog.