NIH Grant to Improve Treatment of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Received, by Staff ~ July 2, 2013 Dr. Steven Little said, “This grant will further enable research that builds upon our ongoing collaboration with Qrono. It is an excellent example of how an academic-industry collaboration can enable better medications.” The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded Qrono Inc.