$2.35M grant to support spinal research at UT

State senator Edna Brown.
State senator Edna Brown.

The Ohio State Controlling Board has released more than $2.5 million for Third Frontier Research and Development projects in Northwest Ohio, State Sen. Edna Brown (D., Toledo) announced Tuesday.

Most of the money is going to the University of Toledo, including $2.35 million to develop improved spinal implants and exercise machines for rehabilitation after spinal injuries.

Also receiving money is Lucintech Inc. in Toledo to improve the efficiency of transparent photovoltaic glass for automobiles and buildings.