The 2020 Pilot Projects Program will fund two $50,000 projects for one-year research grants. Indirect costs will not be provided to the applicants’ home institutions. Interested applicants are required to apply through the UFunds online portal no later than Monday, March 16, 2020 at 5pm ET.
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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 […]
Hongwei Yao, Ph.D was awarded a 12-month Falk Research Award from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust, Falk Trust Awards Programs, Falk Medical Research Trust
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.”
Early-career researcher Jessica Plavicki is advancing understanding of how environmental contaminants interfere with heart and brain development — the formidable task of establishing her new lab should prove fruitful for decades to come.
Space is the final frontier for understanding how extreme environments affect human physiology. Following twin astronauts, one of which spent a year-long mission on the International Space Station… To date, 559 humans have been flown into space, but long-duration (>300 days) missions are rare (n = 8 total). Long-duration missions that will take humans to […]
A Brown assistant professor studied how the “cellular powerhouse” responds to microgravity stress markers as a part of a NASA study of identical twins…
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