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Grant News for Academic Year 2016-2017

   

Dong Sun, M.D., Ph.D., professor of physiology, received a one-year $410,000 continuation for "Ferrochelatase and Guanylate Cyclase Regulation in Vascular Dysfunction" from the National Institutes of Health.

     
   

An Huang, M.D., Ph.D., professor of physiology, received a one-year $402,500 continuation for “Estrogen and EDHF in NO Deficiency” from the National Institutes of Health.

     
    Michael S. Wolin, Ph.D., professor of physiology, received a one-year $410,000 continuation for “Ferrochelatase and Guanylate Cyclase Regulation in Vascular Dysfunction” from the National Institutes of Health.
     
    Marta Christov, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, received $166,000 from New York Community Trust for "Mechanisms of FGF23 Elevation in Kidney Disease" and $150,444 from the National Institutes of Health for "Dissecting the Mechanisms of Control of FGF23."
     
Nicholas Ferreri   Nicholas R. Ferreri, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology, received $410,000.00 from the National Institutes of Health for "Thick Ascending Limb-derived TNF, Salt Sensitivity, and Blood Pressure Regulation."
     
   
Ashok Kumar, Ph.D.professor of pathology , received two grants in the amounts of $615,000 and $370,001 from National Institutes of Health for "Non-coding Variants of Angiotensinogen Gene and Hypertension."
     
 
Marvin Medow, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics and physiology, received $184,500 from the National Institutes of Health for "Reducing Orthostatic Intolerance with Oral Rehydration in Patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome."
     
 
Kutluk Oktay, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, medicine, and cell biology and anatomy, received $459,694 from the National Institutes of Health for "Characterization and Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Damage to Ovarian Reserve."
     
 
William N. Ross, Ph.D., professor of physiology, received $337,190 from the National Institutes of Health for "Combied Sodium and Calcium Imaging of Dendritic Function."
     
 
Patric K. Stanton, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy, received $100,000 from Linden Fund Canada for "Brain Plasticity as a New Target for Treating Neuropsychiatric Disease" and $144,000 from Allergan for "NMDA Glycine Site Modulators of Synaptic Plasticity."
     
 
Wenhui Wang, M.D., professor of pharmacology, received $585,579 from the National Institutes of Health for "Role of Kir4.l in Regulating NCC and ROMK in DCT." 
     
 
Michael S. Wolin, Ph.D., professor of physiology, received $402,500 from the National Institutes of Health for "ecSOD Derived Peroxide in Pulmonary Adaptation to Hypoxia."
     
Mitchell Cairo   Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy, was awarded $2,700,000 over three years from the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation for his work on cancer genetics, tumor immunology, transplantation biology, stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.
     
    The Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College received a $750,000 award, part of Governor Andrew M. Coumo's $700 million in economic and community development funding awarded through Round VI of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.
     
  The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded New York Medical College, Rutgers University and Lehigh University a five-year grant for more than $19 million for research on the development of drugs to treat toxicity from chemical agents used in a terrorist attack. The National Institutes of Health continued funding for Diane E. Heck, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Health Science in the School of Health Sciences and Practice, who is a member of the consortium of researchers at the three universities. The grant - which first received funding in 2006 and again in 2011 - provides scientists in the consortium the funds needed to continue a decades-long collaboration, aimed at devising drug therapies to use if deadly chemical poisons are released into the general population. Over the course of the project, the NIH has provided more than $60 million to these investigators for the research.
     
Chandra-Shekhar Bakshi      Chandra Shekhar Bakshi, D.V.M., Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, received a two-year $438,000 grant for "Preclinical Development of a Multivalent Tularemia Vaccine" from the National Institutes of Health.
     
    Praveen Ballabh, M.D., professor of pediatrics and of cell biology and anatomy, received a one-year $352,188 continuation for "Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage Affects Glutamatergic Neurogenesis" from the National Institutes of Health.
     
‌‌   An Huang, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of physiology, received a one-year $402,500 continuation for "Estrogen and EDHF in NO Deficiency" from the National Institutes of Health. 
     
‌‌   Marietta Lee, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, received a one-year $362,250 continuation for "Modification of DNA Polymerase Delta by a Novel Mechanism During Replication Stress" from the National Institutes of Health.
     
Petra Rocic, Ph.D.   Petra Rocic, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology, received a one-year $410,000 continuation for "Regulation of Coronary Collateral Growth in the Metabolic Syndrome" from the National Institutes of Health. 
     
  Michael S. Wolin, Ph.D., professor of physiology, received $410,000 for the first year and $1,230,000 for three additional years for "Ferrochelatase and Guanylate Cyclase Regulation in Vascular Dysfunction" from the National Institutes of Health.
     
  Thomas H. Hintze, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology, received a $118,972 grant for "New Therapies in Pacing Induced Heart Failure - Compound 21" from Amgen.
     
  Patric K. Stanton, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy, received a $250,000 renewal for "NMDA Glycine Site Modulation of Synaptic Plasticity" from Aptinyx Inc.
     
John Fallon   John T. Fallon III, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Pathology, received a $371,643 grant for "Sequencing for Infectious Disease Project" from Philips Healthcare. 
     
 Doris Bucher   Doris J. Bucher, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology, received a one-year $956,604 renewal for "High Yield Reassortant Viruses for Influenza Vaccine" from the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations.