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  • May- Grants and Funding

    UNC Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: May 1 – May 31, 2024

    The following Department of Medicine faculty members received the following grants or funding. Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology Leigh Callahan, PhD, and Amanda Nelson, MD, received funding for a T32 grant, “The Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease Epidemiology and Outcomes Training Program at the University of North Carolina.” Division of Hematology Brandi Reev … Read more

  • Callahan and Nelson Receive T32 Award for Training Program at UNC

    The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) recently awarded Drs. Leigh Callahan and Amanda Nelson funding for their T32 grant, “The Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease Epidemiology and Outcomes Training Program at the University of North Carolina.” The overall goal of this T32 is to provide state-of-the-art resources and a rich environment … Read more

  • February- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: February 1 – February 29, 2024

    The UNC Department of Medicine ranked 23rd in the country in total National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for federal fiscal year 2023 and 8th among peer public universities, according to a new report published by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology Saira Sheikh, MD, Vimal Derebail, MD, MPH, and Tessa Englund rece … Read more

  • January- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: January 1 – January 31, 2024

    Division of Oncology Lisa Carey, MD, received a $225K grant titled, “Clinical implications of metastatic subtype, microenvironment, and organ of involvement.” Joannie Ivory, MD, was granted $240K for her project, “Participant Enrollment in a Multi-Site Randomized Clinical Trial of Endocrine Therapy Adherence Support.” Yara Abdou, MD, was awarded $240K to investigate molecular res … Read more

  • November- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: November 1 – November 30, 2023

    Division of Hematology Rafal Pawlinski, PhD, and Brandi Reeves, MD, were awarded a one-year $75,000 UNC School of Medicine Phase 2 Translational Team Science Award (TTSA) for their project, “evaluating the role of hypoxia inducible factors in endothelial and hematopoietic cells in myeloproliferative neoplasms.” Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Emily Pfaff, PhD, spoke ab … Read more

  • October-Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: October 1 – October 31, 2023

    Division of Infectious Diseases Edward P Browne, PhD, received a: R61 grant  from the NIDA to examine the impact of cannabinoids in HIV infected humanized mice. This is a five year, $3,465,157 grant. R21 grant from the NIAID to examine post therapy changes in CD4 T cells by single cell RNA sequencing. This award is $427,625. Nicholas Piazza, MD, received a $350,351 grant to intro … Read more

  • September- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: September 1 – September 30, 2023

    Division of Infectious Diseases Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, was awarded a $4.4 million, five-year (R01) grant to evaluate the effectiveness of a chemoprevention effort designed to prevent malaria outbreaks after flooding, using a combination of interventions. Key investigators include Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, and Raquel Reyes, MD, MPA. Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH, received a grant fro … Read more

  • August- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: August 1 – August 31, 2023

    Division of Hematology Brandi Reeves, MD, received a 5-year, NHLBI K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award for the research project, “Evaluating the Role of Hypoxia Inducible Factor in Myeloproliferative-Associated Thrombosis.” Daniel Richardson, MD, received a $150K grant for developing a patient-reported measure to identify treatment priorities of patients with advanc … Read more

  • July- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: July 1 – July 31, 2023

    Division of General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology HIV/Hep C Certificate Program, lead by Louis King, MD, received a Health Resources and Services Administration grant from the National HIV Pathway Consortium to support certification efforts. Division of Hematology Paul Armistead, MD, PhD, and his research group received two grants. A 2-year, $260K Eshelman Institute for In … Read more

  • June- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: June 1 – June 30, 2023

    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Richard Loeser, MD, received the Rheumatology Research Foundation (RRF) Innovative Research Award to explore small molecule discovery for disease modification in osteoarthritis (OA). Division of Hospital Medicine Amy Dacillo-Curso, ACNP-BC, and Ashmita Chatterjee, MD, were awarded an Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement gra … Read more

  • April- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: April 1 – April 30, 2023

    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Keia Sanderson, MD, MSCR, has received an NIH K23 award, supported by the NIDDK, to identify maternal and neonatal risk factors to help predict childhood kidney disease earlier. Division of Geriatric Medicine John A. Batsis, MD, was awarded a five-year, $3.5-million R01 grant by the National Institute on Aging to investigate weight loss str … Read more

  • March- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: March 1 – March 31, 2023

    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Richard F. Loeser, Jr., MD,  received a $2 million NIH grant to study “Oxidative Stress and the Development of Osteoarthritis”