Four New Pilot Projects Awarded

The CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CPVB COBRE) at the Ocean State Research Institute is pleased to announce the newest 4 Pilot Projects awarded.

  • Alexander Brodsky, PhD and James Klinger, MD were awarded $75,000 for their project ‘Spatial Profiling for Cell Specific Gene Expression in Pulmonary Hypertension’.
  • Kareen Coulombe, PhD and Frank Sellke, MD were awarded $75,000 for their project ‘Heart Regeneration in a Porcine Model of Chronic Myocardial Ischemia’.
  • Jun Feng, MD was awarded $37,500 for his project ‘SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein in Pulmonary Endothelial Function’.
  • Samantha Meenach, PhD (URI) and Yang Zhou, PhD were awarded $12,500 for their project ‘Cell Membrane-coated Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis’.

Congratulations to our newest investigators!