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Grant updates: July and August 2017

Multiple faculty and post-docs receive grants totaling nearly $8 million. Congratulations to all!

Maxim Artyomov, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology & Immunology and of Biomedical Engineering, received a five-year $1,906,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Itaconate as Metabolic Regulator of Inflammation”.

Takeshi Egawa, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology, received a five-year $550,000 grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar Award, entitled “Protection of Proliferating B Lymphocytes from Transformation by a c-MYC-induced Tumor Suppressive Program”.

Daved Fremont, PhD, Professor of Pathology & Immunology, of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, and of Molecular Microbiology, received a two-year $1,219,812 grant from the National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, entitled “Zika Virus B-Cell Epitope Mapping Supplement”.

Danielle Lussier, PhD, Postdoc Research Scholar in the the lab of Robert Schreiber, PhD, received a three-year $175,500 grant from the Cancer Research Institute, entitled “Broadening the Cancer Immunotherapeutic Window”.

Eugene Oltz, PhD, Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Marco Colonna, MD, Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Robert Rock Belliveau, MD Professorship in Pathology, and Professor of Medicine, received a one-year $621,424 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Cis-Regulatory Circuits for ILC Function and Plasticity”.

Robert Orchard, PhD, Postdoc Research Associate in the Virgin Lab, received a one-year $90,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, entitled “Identification and Characterization of Norovirus Cofactors for Entry”.

Steven Teitelbaum, MD, Messing Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Professor of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, received a five-year $1,906,250 grant from The National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, entitled “Fat Talks to Bone”.

Emil Unanue, MD, Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology & Immunology, received a four-year $1,564,432 grant from the National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, entitled “Diabetogenic Molecular I-AG7: Chemistry and Biology”.

Melanie Yarbrough, PhD, Instructor in Pathology & Immunology received a one-year $50,000 grant from the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences / Clinical and Translational Science Awards, entitled “Characterizing the Urobiome of MSM Using Enhanced Culture-Based Methods”.

Categories: AMP, Grants, Immunobiology, LGM