Internal Grant Awards

Internal Grant Submissions Recommended for Award 2015

Junior Faculty Research Scholar Awards

  • Nick Buchkovich, PhD-Does human cytomegalovirus require an ESCRT for cytoplasmic envelopment

  • Milena Bogunovic, PhD-Intestinal Muscularis Macrophages and Intestinal Homeostasis

  • Andrew Foy, MD-Development of an Enhanced Decision Aid for Patients Who Present to the Emergency       Department with Chest Pain but No Myocardial Infarction and are Candidates for Cardiac Stress Testing

Bridge Grants

  • Nancy Olsen, MD - Targeting RAS Gene Pathways in Arthritis

Internal Grant Submissions Recommended for Award 2014

Bridge Grants

  • William Kovacs, MD - Gonadal Steroid Hormone Action in the Humoral Immune System 
  • Andras Hajnal, MD, PhD - Mechanisms of altered neural functions after gastric bypass surgery 
  • Leonard (Jim) Jefferson, - PhD-Diabetes-Induced Alterations in Translational Control Mechanisms in the Liver 
  • Janette McAllister, PhD - Functional Analysis of PCOS Candidate Genes 

Research Partnership Awards for Established Investigators

  • Rebecca Craven, PhD - Functional studies of herpes virus tegument protein UL21

Grace Woodward Collaborative Grants in Engineering and Medicine

  • Keefe B. Manning, PhD & John P. Boehmer, MD, - Acquired von Willebrand syndrome in LVAD patients and the role of shear stress
  • Tao Yao, PhD & Xuemei Huang, MD, - Folded concave penalized learning for Parkinson's biomarkers identification

Transformative Research Pilot Projects

  • Henry Donahue, PhD, - 3D printing of personalized artificial bone constructs having stem cell mobilizing nanotopographic surfaces
  • John Flanagan, PhD, - Nanodiscs as a vehicle for rapid throughput membrane protein characterizations
  • Robert Levenson, PhD, - Restoration of (WLS) Function: A Novel Approach for the Pharmacotherapy of Opioid Addiction
  • Ian Simpson, PhD, - Astrocyte-Neuron Transformation: A Novel Approach to Stroke Recovery
  • Jianxun(Jim) Song, PhD, - Fundamental properties of tissue-associated HSC-Tregs that relate to anti-autoimmunity
  • Jose Stoute, MD, - Development of Artificial Red Cells as a Tool to Understand the Biology of Malaraia Parasites