Congratulations to our faculty and fellows who have secured new grants in the Department of Medicine, January 15, 2020-February 14, 2020.

Division of Hematology and Oncology

  • Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, has received a one-year, $50,000 award to study interventions for racial disparities in breast cancer survival from the Integrated Approach to Breast Health Equity Competitive Grant Program, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and Pfizer. Read more.
  • The Anticoagulation Forum’s Ansell Fellowship Program has awarded the UNC School of Medicine with a grant that will fund one year of fellowship training in vascular medicine. Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, is principal investigator.

Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology

  • Onyinye Iweala, MD, PhD, was granted the three-year Faculty Development Award by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). The focus of her research will be: “Glycolipids and Invariant Natural Killer T Cells in Alpha-gal Syndrome.” Read more.

Read about past grants awarded in the grants archives post.