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Grant News Archive for Academic Year 2015-2016

     Christopher Leonard, Ph.D., professor of physiology, received a one-year $352,188 continuation from the National Institutes of Health for "Synaptic Modulation of Mesopontine Cholinergic Neurons." 
     
  Marvin Medow, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics, received $246,000 for one year and $205,000 for an additional year 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, cell biology and anatomy, medicine, and pathology, received a one-year $506,377 continuation from the National Institutes of Health for "Characterization & Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Damage to Ovarian Reserve" 
     
  Julian M. Stewart, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pediatrics, physiology and medicine, received a one-year $532,305 continuation grant for "Mechanisms of Vasovagal Syncope" from the National Institutes of Health. 
     
  Gary M. Williams, M.D., professor of pathology, received a $135,000 continuation grant from Boehringer Ingelheim for "Chicken Egg Genotoxicity and Carcinogenicity Assessing Assay for Use as an Alternative Preclinical Model to Investigate Drug-Induced Toxicity with Special Interest in Cardiogenicity." 
     
  Allen J. Dozor, M.D., professor of pediatrics and clinical public health, received $224,800 from Vertex Pharmaceuticals for "A Phase 3...Study to Evaluate the Safety & Efficacy of Ivacaftor in Subjects >12 Years & Older with Cystic Fibrosis...Mutation Predicted to Have Residual Function." 
     
 
Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy, received the following grants:
  • $278,906 from the Celgene Corporation for "A Single-Arm...Transplantation with Human Placental-Derived Stem Cells Combined with Unrelated and Related Cord Blood in Subjects...Malignant Hematologic Diseases...Disorders;"
  • $130,260 one-year continuation from DebRA International for "Development of Novel Stem Cell Sources for Clinical Translation in Patients with RDEB;"
  • $900,000 one-year continuation from the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation for the "Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Laboratory at New York Medical College."
     
     Joseph Morales, D.D.S., professor and chairman of the Department of Dental Medicine, received a one-year $460,591 training award from the Health Resources and Services Administration for “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Increase Access to and the Delivery of Oral Health Care to the Undeserved in the Hudson Valley Region in a post-doc GenDentistry and PCMH Environment.”
     
  Diane E. Heck, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Science, received a one-year $325,365 continuation sub-award from Rutgers, State University of New Jersey for “CounterAct Research Center of Excellence.” The funds originate from the National Institutes of Health.
     
  Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine, received a $123,256 renewal sub-award from Tufts University for “Searching for Persistence in Lyme Disease.” The funds originate from the National Institutes of Health.
     
  Esther L. Sabban, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, received a three-year grant totaling $1,250,000 from the U.S. Army for her work “Intranasal Neuropeptide Y for PTSD and Other Stress Triggered Neuropsychiatric Disorders.”
     
    Debra Bessen, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, received a one-year $256,939 grant and a $202,952 grant for an additional year from the National Institutes of Health for her work, “Population Analysis of Group A Streptococcal Phenotypes.”