Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Listing of recent competitive grant awards to SOM faculty

The following is a list of new grants awarded to SOM faculty with project start dates from 9/1/19 -9/15/19 (the awards listed have a total award amount greater than $100,000):

PI

Project Title

Sponsor

Award Amount

Project Begin Date

Legant, Wesley

Intelligent Microscopes to Observe and Interact With Dynamic Biological Specimens

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

$600,000

9/1/2019

Huang, Xi-Ping

Designing and developing PAM-antagonists for GPR68

NIH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

$256,925

9/1/2019

Zylka, Mark

UBE3A gain-of-function and parent-of-origin influence on neurodevelopmental phenotypes

NIH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

$684,940

9/1/2019

Nyante, Sarah

Understanding the biological basis for the association between parenchymal texture features and breast cancer risk

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$611,566

9/1/2019

Crais, Elizabeth

Roadmap for Integrated Care for Children / Youth with ASD / DD and Their Families in North Carolina.

HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)

$366,336

9/1/2019

Borras, Terete

Mechanisms of Formation of Pseudoexfoliation Material on Human Surgical Lens Capsules

NIH National Eye Institute

$233,250

9/1/2019

Wang, Jeremy

Advanced sequencing as a novel diagnostic tool to discover strain-level variation and function of mucosal-adherent bacteria contributing to IBD

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

$152,091

9/1/2019

Wheeler, Stephanie

Optimizing Endocrine Therapy Adherence through Motivational Interviewing and Text Interventions

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$636,094

9/1/2019

Franco, Hector

Crosstalk Between Estrogen and Inflammatory Signaling in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Susan G Komen for the Cure

$450,000

9/5/2019

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