Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Check out a list of competitive grants awarded to UNC School of Medicine faculty over the last two weeks.

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

PI

Project Title

Sponsor

Award Amount

Project Begin Date

Major, Ben

FELLOW: M. AGAJANIAN  Defining the mechanism of WNT driven AAK1 phosphorylation

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

$150,000

1/1/2019

McComish, Cara

Preparing Interdisciplinary Practitioners for Working with Young Children with Autism  who have High Intensity Needs and Their Families

US Department of Education (DOED)

$248,838

1/1/2019

Purvis, Jeremy

CAREER: Predicting cell fate from cell history: Theory, experiment, and outreach

National Science Foundation (NSF)

$483,632

1/1/2019

Gold, Stuart

Early Phase Clinical Trials in Pediatric Oncology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hyundai Hope on Wheels

$100,000

1/1/2019

Cyr, Douglas

ER Quality Control of Rare CFTR Mutants

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

$135,000

1/1/2019

Caron, Kathleen

Small GTPase Rap1a/b is Required for Lymphatic Development and AM-induced Stabilization of Lymphatic Endothelial Junctions

American Heart Association (AHA)

$110,456

1/1/2019

Bautch, Victoria

FELLOW: D.RUTER  NOTCH1 and SMAD6 Regulatory Mechanisms Governing Flow-mediated Vascular Function

American Heart Association (AHA)

$106,532

 

1/1/2019

 

Qian, Li

Understanding Human Cardiomyocyte Fate Acquisition

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

$461,562

1/1/2019

Key, Nigel

Fibrinolysis Evaluation in A-TREAT ('FEAT' Study)

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

$398,365

1/1/2019

Tan, Ray

Designing visual tools to enhance cancer surgeon decision-making

American Cancer Society (ACS)

$737,000

1/1/2019

Doerschuk, Claire

Trafficking and function of macrophage subpopulations within the lung microenvironment during pneumonia

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

$585,761

1/1/2019

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