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Check out this listing of recent competitive grant awards to faculty at the UNC School of Medicine.

The following is a list of new grants awarded to SOM faculty with project start dates 6/1/18-6/26/18 (Total cost >$100,00):

McCown, Thomas Can non-invasive interventions synergistically enhance the efficacy of MECP2 gene therapy? International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) $99,998
Dittmer, Dirk Impact of HIV on the tumor microenvironment NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI) $387,192
Gentzsch, Martina Physiological models of cystic fibrosis airway cultures that mimic the in vivo environment for therapeutic testing Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc. (CFRI) $140,000
Heise, Mark Defining Functional RNA Structures in an Arthritic Alphavirus Genome NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) $231,668
Diekman, Brian Targeting senescent cells to limit cartilage degradation and osteoarthritis Arthritis National Research Foundation $100,000
Allen, Kelli Physical Activity Pathway for Patients with Osteoarthritis in Primary Care NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA) $240,814
Arendshorst, William Nox1/NoxA1 Regulation of Vascular Reactivity and Sodium Excretion in Health and Hypertension. NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) $737,297
Dayton, Paul Treating Tumoral Hypoxia via Ultrasound-Guided Oxygen Release for Improving Radiation Therapy NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI) $676,220
Gershon, Timothy Bcl-xL-regulated apoptosis in cerebellar development and medulloblastoma treatment NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) $350,758
Ramsden, Dale Polymerase Theta Mediated End Joining: Mechanism and Essential Functions in Repair of Chromosome Breaks NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI) $442,581
Cohen, Todd Elucidating The Aberrant TDP-43 Species That Promote Neurodegeneration NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) $340,156