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Grant News for Academic Year 2018-2019

Dana Mordue Gary Wormser  

Dana G. Mordue, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology, and co-investigator Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of Division of Infectious Diseases, received a two-year $246,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ (NIAID) Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research (DAIT) for “Tafenoquine as a Potential Revolutionary Treatment for Babesiosis.”

     
Marina K. Holz, Ph.D.   Marina K. Holz, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, was awarded a five-year $2,050,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health for "Estrogenic signaling upstream and downstream of mTOR."
     
DaoHong Lin   Daohong Lin, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmacology, received a four-year grant totaling $1,476,000 from the National Institutes of Health for "Kir5.1 Regulates Kir4.1 Ubiquitination by Nedd4-2 in DCT." 
     
Wang Penghua   Penghua Wang, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, received a four-year grant totaling $2,016,175 from the National Institutes of Health for "The Role of UBXNs in Antiviral Immunity." 
     
Igor Laskowski   Igor Laskowski, M.D., assistant professor of surgery, received a two-year grant totaling $134,335 grant from Health Core, Inc. for "Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST)." 
     
John Fallon   John T. Fallon III, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Pathology and professor of medicine, received a three-year grant totaling $204,321 from Philips Health Care for "Gene Expression of Mononuclear Cells Treated with Anti PD-1 Monoclonal Antibodies."