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September

Kurt Lu, MD, assistant professor, received a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

September 22, 2017


Nicole F. Steinmetz, PhD, associate professor, received a $3 million U01 award from the National Cancer Institute. 

September 22, 2017


Martha Sajatovic, MD, professor, received a $4.7 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

September 6, 2017


Martha Sajatovic, MD, professor, received a $275,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Forgarty International Center for Health. 

September 6, 2017


August

Alex Huang, MD, PhD, associate professor, received a $150,000 grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation

August 24, 2017


June

Nicole F. Steinmetz, PhD, associate professor, received a $2.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.

June 29, 2017


Nicole F. Steinmetz, PhD, received a $2.6 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 

June 29, 2017


Amitabh Chak, MD, MS, professor, received a $6M grant from the National Cancer Institute.

June 12, 2017


Molly Kelly, student, received a $4,000 Medical Student Research Initiation Grant from the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

June 9, 2017


Nicholas Schiltz, PhD, instructor, received a $100,000 Research Starter grant from the PhRMA Foundation.

June 9, 2017


Wayne Tsuang, MD, assistant professor, received a $100,000 Clinical Science Faculty Development Grant from the American Society of Transplantation.

June 9, 2017


May

Amitabh Chak, MD, received a $6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue research on Barrett’s Esophagus.

May 31, 2017


Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, EdD, associate professor, received a $19,916 National Science Foundation grant.

May 3, 2017


Maneesh Dave, MBBS, assistant professor, received a $825,000 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

May 3, 2017


Evan Deneris, PhD, professor, received a $2,929,082 NIH grant.

May 3, 2017


Pravin George, DO, received a $50,000 NI-CORE grant from the Cleveland Clinic.

May 3, 2017


Anirban Sen Gupta, PhD, received a $1,000,000 Defense Medical Research and Development Program Prolonged Field Care Research Award from the Department of Defense.

May 3, 2017


Ann Harris, PhD, professor, received a $1.6M National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant over four years.

May 3, 2017


Perrie O'Tierney-Ginn, PhD, assistant professor, received a $1,627,872 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institute of Child Health & Human Development of National Institutes of Health.

May 3, 2017


Carol Toris, PhD, professor, received a $40,000 Shaffer grant from the Glaucoma Research Foundation.

May 3, 2017


Arlene Dent, MD, assistant professor, was awarded a $938,912 NIH grant over 7 years.

May 2, 2017


Kakul Joshi, MPH, was awarded a 2017 Medicine, Society and Culture Travel Grant from the Medical Humanities and Social Medicine Initiative.

May 2, 2017


James Kazura, MD, professor, was awarded a $1,942,679 NIH grant over 7 years.

May 2, 2017


April

Patrick M. Catalano, MD, professor, and John Kirwan, PhD, professor, received a five-year, $5.5M grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health for the creation of the Lifestyle Intervention in Preparation for Pregnancy program (LIPP).

April 6, 2017


Alex Huang, MD, PhD, associate professor, was awarded a summer fellow award from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for $5,000.

April 6, 2017


March

Jeffrey Albert, PhD, professor, received a $1.58M grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

March 9, 2017


Kath Bogie, PhD, adjunct assistant professor, received a $967,100 grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research & Development Service.

March 9, 2017


Michael Gibson, MD, PhD, associate professor, received funding from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network for his study on Second-Line Treatment of Recurrent/Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.

March 9, 2017


James Kazura, MD, professor, received a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases valued at $2,973,911 over 5 years.

March 9, 2017


Erika Trapl, PhD, assistant professor, received a one-year, $240,000 Tobacco Disparities Demonstration Project grant from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) that will work to reduce rates of smoking in three targeted neighborhoods in Cleveland.

March 9, 2017


February

Mukesh Jain, MD, professor; Jaroslaw Maciejewski, MD, PhD, professor; Sanford Markowitz, MD, PhD, professor; Bruce Trapp, PhD, professor, have each received Outstanding Investigator Awards from the NIH. The awards are the highest honor and largest individual support grants conferred by the NIH.

February 12, 2017


Michael Lederman, MD, professor, received a $2.5 million grant from Gilead Sciences to see if two so-far separately-used AIDS treatments are even more effective when used as a pair.

February 12, 2017


Michael A. Weiss, MD, PhD, professor, received a $2.5 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to continue research on a new form of insulin for those living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

February 12, 2017


Irina Pikuleva, PhD, professor, was awarded a $794,596 grant from the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation.

February 8, 2017


January

Brian Grimberg, PhD, assistant professor, was awarded an NIH grant valued at $1.5 million to translate devices into medical products.

January 3, 2017


Brian Grimberg, PhD, assistant professor, was named a Fulbright Scholar and awarded a $200,000 research grant.

January 3, 2017


Alan Levine. PhD, professor, was awarded an NIH/NIDA grant valued at $813,877 a year for five years.

January 3, 2017


Pallavi Tiwari, PhD, assistant professor, received grants from the National Science Foundation and Ohio Third Frontier for $15,000 and $100,000 respectively.

January 3, 2017


November

Nora L. Nock, PhD, associate professor, and Reshmi Parameswaran, PhD, assistant professor, were awarded $50,000 and $330,000 in funding respectively from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to be used for childhood cancer research.

November 13, 2016


Fabio Cominelli, MD, PhD, professor, has received a five-year renewal program project grant totaling $9.7 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institute of Health.

November 11, 2016


Satya Sahoo, PhD, assistant professor, has received a three-year “big data” grant from the National Science Foundation that will help researchers more effectively gather, use, and share neuroscience-related data, ultimately leading to better treatments.

November 11, 2016


Sudha K. Iyengar, PhD, professor, and Padmanabhan Pattabiraman, PhD, research scientist, have received grants totaling $40,000 from Ann Arbor-based Eversight, a global nonprofit network of eye banks.

November 7, 2016


October

Fabio Cominelli, MD, PhD, professor , and Theresa Pizarro, PhD, professor, have have received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health to support research training for medical students at the school.

October 18, 2016


Benjamin Gaston, MD, professor, has received a five-year, $13.3 million federal grant to develop medications tailored to the unique needs of children with cystic fibrosis and severe asthma.

October 11, 2016


September

Fabio Cominelli, MD-PhD, professor, received a 5-year $9.7 million National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institute of Health grant. The grant will be used with the goal of better understanding the origins of Crohn's disease. and eventually developing a cure.

September 8, 2016


Jonathan Karn, PhD, professor,has been awarded the 2016 Drexel Prize in Translational Medicine by the Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.

September 8, 2016


July

Nicholas Cohen, MD, assistant professor, received the AmeriCorps SUPER Coach Program grant totaling $136,000 through ServeOhio and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

July 1, 2016


Tsan Sam Xiao, PhD, associate professor, received the 2016 AAI Careers in Immunology Fellowship valued at $45,444.

July 1, 2016


June

Jonathan Karn, PhD, professor, received two Innovation grants totaling $400,000 for his research on HIV. The grants, funded in part by the American Foundation for AIDS Research, aim to better understand and ultimately curtail HIV’s ability to remain in the body as a persistent viral reservoir.

June 29, 2016


W. Henry Boom, MD, professor, received a five-year, $11 million NIH grant to investigate why some people living with HIV in Africa avoid becoming infected with the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) despite exposure to high-TB- risk circumstances.

June 27, 2016


William S. Bush, PhD, assistant professor, and Jonathan Haines, PhD, professor, are collaborators on "Coordinating Center for Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer’s disease." The project is funded by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health, as part of a five-year, $10.8 million award.

June 22, 2016


Marsheena S. Murray, PhD, assistant professor, received the 2016 American Board of Professional Psychology Early Career Psychology Diversity Award.

June 1, 2016


April

James D. Reynolds, PhD, associate professor, received $998,500 from the U.S. Department of Defense for his transplant research. He is leading a multi-disciplinary team examining a new class of drug aimed at stabilizing donor limb and tissue biology after brain death.

April 25, 2016


Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD, professor, is principal investigator of "Molecular mechanisms and pathways for gas transport across biological membranes and implications for physiology and performance." The project is funded by a five-year, $7.5 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative award through the Office of Naval Research.

April 7, 2016


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