Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

This is a listing of recent competitive grant awards to UNC School of Medicine faculty for July 1-15.

The following is a list of new grants awarded to SOM faculty with project start dates from 7/1/2020 -7/15/2020 (the awards listed have a total award amount greater than $100,000):

PI

Project Title

Sponsor

Award Amount

Project Begin Date

Pawlinski, Rafal

The role of APC, thrombin, and PAR-1 in microvascular stasis in sickle cell disease

American Society of Hematology (ASH)

$125,000

7/1/2020

Jonas, Beth

Fellowship Training Award for Workforce Expansion

Rheumatology Research Foundation (American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation)

$100,000

7/1/2020

Grover, Natalie

CD30-Directed CAR-T Cells Co-Expressing CCR4 in Relapsed/Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma

Lymphoma Research Foundation of America

$225,000

7/1/2020

Moll, Stephan

2020 Clinical Fellowship Award in General Vascular MedicineFocusing on VTE, PAD, and Anticoagulation

Anticoagulation Forum

$120,000

7/1/2020

Bergmeier, Wolfgang

Efficacy and guidelines for platelet transfusion in the setting of anti-platelet therapy

American Society of Hematology (ASH)

$100,000

7/1/2020

Hay, Sherry

Carolina HealthNet (CHN)

Duke Endowment

$497,000

7/1/2020

Sekelsky, Jeff

NRSA in Genetics

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$674,878

7/1/2020

Bush, Montika

Persistence with Combined Pharmacotherapy & Cardiac Rehabilitation after MI

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation

$100,000

7/1/2020

Swanstrom, Ronald

Intersection of HIV, Opiods, and Amyloid Fibrils in a CNS Organoid Model

NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

$325,549

7/1/2020

Tarantino, Lisa

Rapid identification of cocaine sensitivity genes using a novel reduced complexity cross

NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

$227,394

7/1/2020

Nicholas, Rob

Pharmacological Sciences Training Program

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$482,056

7/1/2020

Parnell, Scott

Cell Cycle Regulation in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

NIH National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

$112,405

7/1/2020

Kash, Thomas

Alcohol-induced alterations in orbitofrontal cortex serotonin signaling

NIH National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

$126,357

7/1/2020

Dowen, Rob

Regulation of lipid homeostasis by proliferative signaling pathways

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$385,143

7/1/2020

Bryant, Kirsten

Mechanistic dissection and inhibitor targeting of autophagy in RAS driven cancers

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$369,832

7/1/2020

Sayed, Chris

Evaluation of the genetics of hidradenitis suppurativa

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMSD)

$168,960

7/1/2020

Savoldo, Barbara

Tailoring CAR T cell therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$634,693

7/1/2020

Schrider, Dan

Advancing evolutionary genetic inference in humans and other taxa

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$382,894

7/1/2020

Vincent, Benjamin

Gvl mHA Specific T Cell Responses Prevent AML Relapse Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation.

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$525,246

7/1/2020

Ashkin, Evan

Formerly Incarcerated Transitions (FIT) Program

Kate B Reynolds Charitable Trust

$110,000

7/1/2020

Caron, Kathleen

Training Program in Cellular Systems and Integrative Physiology

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$190,754

7/1/2020

Tsagaratou, Ageliki

Epigenetic Regulation of Lineage Specification

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

$378,288

7/1/2020

Falk, Ronald

Pathobiology of ANCA Glomerulonephritis: Targeting Adaptive and Innate Immune Processes for Precision Therapies

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

$678,823

7/1/2020

Henderson, Louise

Comorbidity and Functional Status in a Population Undergoing Lung Cancer Screening

NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$327,967

7/15/2020

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