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  • March- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: March 1 – March 31, 2022

    Division of Oncology Yara Abdou, MD, received a METAvivor research grant for “Investigating Survivin as a novel target for immunotherapy in Black women with breast cancer.” Jared Weiss, MD, and Barbara Savoldo, MD, received a $1.8M DoD grant to study GD2 CART for lung lancer. Emily Ray, MD, received a 2-year $150,000 Career Development Award from the Lung Cancer Initiative for a … Read more

  • February- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: February 1 – February 28, 2022

    Division of Infectious Diseases David L. Rosen, MD, PhD, MSPH, received a $580,000 Duke Endowment Award to compare the impact of transition-to-care service programs on healthcare utilization and mortality among people with chronic health conditions released from the NC state prison system. Division of Oncology Brian C. Miller, MD, PhD, received a $700,000 Burroughs Wellcome Grant … Read more

  • January- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: December 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Honey Jones, DNP, ACNP-BC, MBA, was awarded funding from the Clinical Investment Committee for the “Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Support Program” (CCAPPS). Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance received a $100K/one-year grant from the NextFifty Initiative. Leigh Callahan, Ph … Read more

  • November- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: November 1 – November 30, 2021

    Division of Cardiology Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation has awarded Anil Gehi, MD, a three-year grant to improve atrial fibrillation (AF) care. Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Seth Berkowitz, MD, received an R01 NIH grant to advance health equity in Type 2 diabetes. Division of Infectious Diseases David Rosen, MD, PhD, is principal investigator of a study th … Read more

  • October-Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: October 1 – October 31, 2021

    Division of Geriatric Medicine John Batsis, MD, was awarded a grant from NC TraCS to study early detection of sarcopenia in collaboration with David Lynch, MBBS. Division of Oncology Lisa Carey, MD, received a grant from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for “Clinical implications of metastatic subtype, microenvironment, and organ of involvement.” Division of Rheumatology, Al … Read more

  • September- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: September 1 – September 30, 2021

    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Andrea Azcarate-Peril, PhD, received an NC TraCS pilot grant award. Division of Geriatric Medicine Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD, received an NC TraCS pilot grant award. UNC’s Center for Aging and Health received a two-year Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services grant (with University o … Read more

  • August- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: August 1 – August 31, 2021

    Division of Infectious Diseases UNC HIV Cure Center led by David Margolis, MD, was awarded $26.2 million over the next five years. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Silvia Kreda, PhD, received a phase two NIH Small Business Innovation Research Grant to continue studies for a novel oligonucleotide therapeutic strategy for treating cystic fibrosis. Division of Rheuma … Read more

  • July- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: July 1 – July 31, 2021

    Division of Infectious Diseases Ed Browne, PhD, received a $4-million NIH grant to study the effects of cannabis use on the HIV reservoir. The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, a 2021 Clinical Scientist Development Award for his research proposal entitled, “Getting malaria off the back of women and children in western Uganda,” which aims at reducin … Read more

  • June- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: June 1 – June 30, 2021

    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Klara Klein, MD, PhD, received a physician-scientist award to cultivate her career as a translational clinician scientist. Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Resident Corey Ketchem, MD, received the Bondurant-Ehringhaus Award to support research with Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, on eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and other esophageal dise … Read more

  • May- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: May 1 – May 31, 2021

    Division of Infectious Diseases Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, PhD, received an NIMHD grant award for “A multidimensional digital approach to address vaccine hesitancy and increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake among African American young adults in the South.” Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Michael Knowles, MD, received a grant award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fo … Read more

  • April- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: April 1 – April 30, 2021

    Division of Geriatric Medicine John Batsis, MD, was awarded $225,000 from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging to develop and test a remote-sensing resistance band exercise system with a team of researchers from Dartmouth. Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD, was awarded a 5-year K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award by the NIH’s National Institute on Aging for “Deprescribing … Read more

  • March- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: March 1 – March 31, 2021

    Division of Hematology Patrick Ellsworth, MD, received a Research Restart Award from the American Society of Hematology, which helps ensure research continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nigel Mackman, PhD, received a grant award for “Tissue factor-dependent coagulation in thrombosis and immune responses” from the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Division of Infe … Read more