Congratulations to faculty who have secured new grants in the UNC Department of Medicine, August 1 – August 31, 2020.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Laura Young, MD, PhD, and Katrina Donahue, MD, MPH, received a PCORI grant to study the impact of COVID-19 on glucose monitoring in diabetes patients.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Silvia Kreda, PhD, was awarded an NIH SBIR Phase II grant to study molecules that enhance delivery of therapeutic oligonucleotides to correct lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis, with Rudolph Juliano, PhD.

Division of Infectious Diseases

Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH, was awarded a five-year grant from NIH/NHLBI to enhance blood supply in Malawi and successfully re-competed her NIH D43 training program for Malawians.

Jessica Lin, MD, and Jonathan Parr, MD, MPH, received an R21 entitled “Development of novel diagnostics for African non-falciparum malaria.”

Ed Brown, PhD, was awarded an SBIR Phase II NIH contract for UNC’s HIV Cure Center and Cell Microsystems to further develop single-cell diagnostic assay.

Congratulations to faculty who have secured new grants in the UNC Department of Medicine, July 1 – July 27, 2020.

Division of Geriatric Medicine

Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD was awarded pilot funding from the United States Deprescribing Research Network (USDeN) for his proposal entitled “Deprescribing Bisphosphonates in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia.”

Division of Hematology

Stephan Moll, MD, received an award from the Anticoagulation Forum for “2020 Clinical Fellowship Award in General Vascular Medicine Focusing on VTE, PAD, and Anticoagulation.”

Rafal Pawlinski, MD, received an award from the American Society of Hematology for “The role of APC, thrombin, and PAR-1 in microvascular stasis in sickle cell disease.”

Division of Infectious Diseases

The NIH awarded Myron Cohen, MD, and Family Health International $9.2 million for development of COVID prevention studies.

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Ronald Falk, MD, received an award from the NIH NIDDKD for “Pathobiology of ANCA Glomerulonephritis: Targeting Adaptive and Innate Immune Processes for Precision Therapies.”

Division of Oncology

Natalie Grover, MD, received an award from the Lymphoma Research Foundation for “CCR4 in Relapsed/Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma.”

Benjamin Vincent, MD, received an award from the NIH NCI for “Gvl mHA Specific T Cell Responses Prevent AML Relapse Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantion.”

Kathleen Caron, MD, received an award from the NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences for “Training Program in Cellular Systems and Integrative Physiology.”

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

M. Patricia Rivera, MD, ATSF, has received a four year, $1.5 million NIH R01 grant to study “Comorbidity and Functional Status in a Population Undergoing Lung Cancer Screening.”

Subhashini Sellers, MD, received pilot funding from the UNC Center for Environmental Health Sciences to study the upper respiratory immune response in COVID-19.

Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology

Beth Jonas, MD, received an award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation for “Fellowship Training for Workforce Expansion.”

 

Find past grants awarded in grants archives.