Bridge Grants


Michael Lan, PhD.

"Discovering Adenosine Kinase Inhibitor Targets in Human Neuroblastoma"


Eric Lazartigues, PhD.

"Neuronal ADAM17 is a Hub for Sympatho-excitation and Neuro-inflammation"


Sharmilla Shankar, PhD.

"Significance of Engrailed 2 in Pancreatic Carcinogenesis"


Minghao Jin, PhD.

"RPE apical proteins that regulate the visual cycle"




Clinical Research Grants


Brian Barkemayer, MD, and Sunyoung Kim, PhD.

“Molecular Diagnostic Tools for Necrotizing Enterocolitis”


Frank Lau, MD, and Martin Ronis, PhD.

“Bisphenol A Generates Obesity through a Novel Mechanism: Mature Adipocyte Hypertrophy”



Resident Research Grants


Kari Whatley, MD and Mark Zielinski, MD.

"Robotic Pet Therapy in Adults with Dementia"


Erin Dougher, DO, and Amelia Jernigan, MD.

"Evaluation of Compliance of Research Standards and Ethics in Gynecologic Fellowships"


Sravani Avula, MD, and Danielle Gottlieb-Sen, MD.

"Nutritional Biomarkers Associated with Growth in Children with Congenital Heart Disease"


 Hope Wilson, MD, and Rinku Majumder, PhD.

"A Novel Role of Anti-Protein S Antibody in Hemophilia B Adjunct Therapy"


Jessica Shields, MD, and Jason Wilson, MD. 

"Use of Transcranial magnetic Stimulation to Evaluate the Corticospinal Tract Before and After Surgical Decompression in Patients with Cervical Myelopathy"


Rawaa Almukhta, MD, and Brian Lee, MD. 

"Transcriptional Characterizations of a Chronic Pyoderma Gangrenosum Wound Pre- and Post- Treatment with Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane"


Tyler White, MD, and Matthew Cable, MD.

"Targeting Orphan Nuclear Receptor 4A2 (NR4A2) in Pigminted Villonodular Synovitis"


Valerie Cruz Flores, MD, and Ludmila Belayev, MD.

"Novel Therapy with LAU-0901, Platelet Activating Factor-Receptor Antagonist, for Experimental Glioblastoma Multiforme"


Tyler Crosby, MD, and Michael Dunham, MD.

"A Computational Model of Nasal Airway Aerodynamics and the Effects of Pathologic Abnormalities"