Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

View a list of the latest 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 7/1/19 -7/15/19 (the awards listed have a total award amount greater than $100,000):

PI

Project Title

Sponsor

Award Amount

Project Begin Date

Strahl, Brian

Decoding the role of the PBRM1 BAH domains in tumorigenesis

American Cancer Society (ACS)

$163,500

7/1/2019

Berkoff, Molly

Making Trauma Less Traumatic: Implementation of CFTSI

Kozmetsky Family Foundation

$379,096

7/1/2019

Meyer, Michelle

Arterial Stiffness and Brain Health in African Americans

NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA)

$653,972

7/1/2019

Costa, Lara

Cross-Sectional Examination of Writing Quality in Elementary School Students: An Exploration of an Empirically-Based Model of Writing Constructs Across Grades 1 to 5

DOED Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

$477,628

7/1/2019

Sheikh, Shehzad

Increased epithelial cell miR-31 expression disrupts the intestinal barrier in Crohn's Disease

Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

$165,834

7/1/2019

Legant, Wesley

Single molecule dynamics of differentiation

Searle Scholars Program

$300,000

7/1/2019

Meltzer-Brody, Samantha

Disentangling the Epidemiologic and Genetic Heterogeneity of Postpartum Depression to Predict Risk and Prognosis

NIH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

$150,200

7/1/2019

Kato, Hiroyuki

Cortical circuits for spectro-temporal integration of multi-frequency sounds

NIH National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

$323,427

7/1/2019

Liu, Jiandong

Metabolic regulation of cardiac growth

American Heart Association (AHA)

$100,000

7/1/2019

Kato, Hiroyuki

Regulation of sensory representations by global recurrent circuitry across cortical layers

The Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund, Inc.

$225,000

7/1/2019

Byron, M.

Correcting Public Misperceptions about Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$233,250

7/1/2019

Han, Zongchao

Selective targeting reactive oxygen species for age-related macular degeneration

BrightFocus Foundation

$200,000

7/1/2019

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