Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Check out a list of competitive grants awarded to SOM faculty over the last two weeks (2/1 - 2/15).

The following is a list of new grants awarded to SOM faculty with project start dates 2/1/19-2/15/19 (Total award >$100,000):

PI

Project Title

Sponsor

Award Amount

Project Begin Date

Pylayeva-Gupta, Yuliya

Mechanisms of pancreatic cancer-driven re-programming of tumor promoting B lymphocytes

V Foundation for Cancer Research

$100,000

2/1/2019

Wang, Andrew

Basement Membrane Targeted Nanoparticles for Post-Surgical Adhesion Prevention

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$373,205

2/1/2019

Popkin, Barry

Designing and evaluating the effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on sugar-sweetened beverages to overcome language and literacy barriers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

$199,000

2/1/2019

Bear, James

Systematic analysis of the actin cytoskeleton and directed cell migration

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$581,059

2/1/2019

Griffith, Jack

The structure of the telomere as a sentinel of DNA damage.

NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

$150,000

2/1/2019

Whitmire, Jason

Regulation of CD8+ T cell responses to chronic virus infection

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

$500,892

2/1/2019

Gaylord, Susan

Easing the Burden of Dementia Caregiving: A Telephone-delivered Mindfulness Intervention for Rural, African American Families

NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA)

$233,250

2/1/2019

Vaziri, Cyrus

Pathological Reprogramming of DNA Damage Signaling in Neoplastic Cells

NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

$469,870

2/1/2019

Pardo Manuel de Villena, Fernando

Genetic underpinning of diabetes associated with arsenic exposure

NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

$684,579

2/1/2019

Ribeiro, Carla

Inositol Requiring Enzyme 1 Alpha: A New Target for CF Airway Inflammation

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

$135,000

2/1/2019

 

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