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NIHES Awards R01 Funding to Jessica Plavicki, Ph.D for Toxicant Induced Dysregulation of Parvalbumin Interneuron Development and Function

Jessica Plavicki, Ph.D was awarded R01 funding for Toxicant Induced Dysregulation of Parvalbumin Interneuron Development and Function from the National Institute of Environmental Health Science.   This R01 is an “Outstanding Environmental Scientist Award” which provides an additional $250k in career development support.

Pilot Projects Closed

The Pilot Projects Program is currently closed. The most recent application cycle closed in March 2020. Future requests for applications will be announced on cpvb.org

February is American Heart Month

February’s American Heart Month observance is almost here and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and The Heart Truth® program invite you to join us in encouraging people across the country to reduce their risk for heart disease. A healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity, smart eating, maintaining a healthy weight, managing […]

Jamila H Siamwala, PhD receives $310,000 for Neurovascular Aging Phenotypes of Alzheimer’s Disease and Progeria project

Jamila Siamwala, PhD, Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology (MPPB), received $310,000 in response to “NOT-AG-18-008 Alzheimer’s Disease and its related Dementias (AD/ADRD)-focused Administrative supplements for NIH grants that are not focused on Alzheimer’s disease” announcement. Her project is titled “Neurovascular Aging Phenotypes of Alzheimer’s Disease and Progeria: Focus on Inflammation and Blood Brain Barrier.” Dr. Siamwala is a CPVB COBRE pilot project investigator. Her COBRE project is titled “Right Ventricular Fibrosis from PAH is Dependent on Macrophage IL-1b Signaling.”