Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Check out a list of recent competitive grants awarded to UNC School of Medicine faculty.

The following is a list of new grants awarded to SOM faculty with project start dates from 4/1/19-4/15/19 (the awards listed have a total award amount greater than $100,000):

PI

Project Title

Sponsor

Award Amount

Project Begin Date

Xiaogang Hu

CAREER: Robust Decoding of Neural Command for Real-Time Human-Machine Interactions

National Science Foundation (NSF)

$434,497

April 1, 2019

Kathleen Caron

GPCR-mediated pathways for regulation of intestinal lymphatic function

NIH National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDKD)

$517,480

April 1, 2019

Neeta Vora

Genetic and Functional Dissection of Congenital Anomalies of the Brain

NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

$250,446

April 1, 2019

Yuliya  Pylayeva-Gupta

Function of IL35+ B cells in pancreatic cancer

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$462,460

April 1, 2019

Gianpietro Dotti

Targeting and Delivering CAR-Ts in Glioblastoma

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$202,928

April 1, 2019

Michael Bressan

Regulation of cardiac pacemaker cell cyotarchitecture

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

$388,750

April 5, 2019

Rob Hagan

Macrophage and monocyte TBK1 function in host defense against influenza

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

$178,217

April 9, 2019

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