Office of
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Office of
Research

Research Grants

Total ValueName of Award / Description of StudyProject StartProject EndAwarded byPrincipal InvestigatorUnit
$300,000 Genetic Link Between Aging and Parkinson’s Disease 2018 2021 Gibby & Friends vs Parky Timothy J. Collier, Ph.D., Professor Translational Science and Molecular Science
$296,137 New Survival Analysis Methods for Longitudinal Studies of Childhood Dental Caries 07/01/2018 06/30/2020 NIH, RO3 Chenxi Li, PhD, Assistant Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics
$300,000 BDNF Precision medicine for Parkinson’s disease 2018 2021 Gibby & Friends vs Parky Caryl E. Sortwell, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Translational Science and Molecular Science
$200,000 LRRK2 and Tau in Parkinson’s Disease 2018 2020 Gibby & Friends vs Parky Nicholas M. Kanaan, Ph.D., Associate Professor Translational Science and Molecular Science
$20,000 2018 Pearl J. Aldrich Award 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Pearl J. Aldrich Endowment Caryl E. Sortwell, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Translational Science and Molecular Science
Total ValueName of Award / Description of StudyProject StartProject EndAwarded byPIUnit
$15,000 The Role of Priostin in Uterine Fibroid Pathogenesis 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Society for Reproductive Investigation Amanda Patterson, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$31,375 Rho Kinase Inhibition via Brain-Penetrant Kadmon Compound for Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease 02/01/2018 01/31/2019 Michael J Fox Foundation Jeffrey MacKeigan, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology and
Translational Science and Molecular Medicine
$1,540,162 Implementing to sustain: Determining the minimum necessary intervention to maintain a postpartum depression prevention program (ROSE) in clinics providing prenatal services to low-income women 01/01/2018 12/31/2022 National Institute of Mental Health Jennifer Johnson, PhD Division of Public Health
$50,000 Mitochondrial disfunction in ARID1A mutant ovarian clear cell cancer. 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 MI Ovarian Cancer Alliance John Risinger, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$50,000 Study of the Molecular Mechanisms Involved in High Grade Serous Progression from Metaplasia 06/01/2018 05/31/2019 MI Ovarian Cancer Alliance Jose Teixeira, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$25,000 RAIND Seed Grant 07/01/2018 12/31/2019 MSU Karen Racicot, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$163,500 Defining the role of endometrium in endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer 01/01/2018 12/31/2020 American Cancer Society Michael Wilson, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$15,000 Therapeutic Targeting of Endometriotic Lesions by NOTCH Inhibition 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Society for Reproductive Investigation Niraj Joshi, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$2,956,535 Women's Outcomes Research and Knowledge (WORK) 04/01/2018 03/31/2021 AbbVie Stacey Missmer, ScD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$31,000 Translational Research in Pelvic Pain (TRiPP) 01/01/2018 03/31/2021 Oxford University Stacey Missmer, ScD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
Total ValueName of Award / Description of StudyProject StartProject EndAwarded byPrincipal InvestigatorUnit
$168,290 Rho Kinase Inhabitation via Brain-Penetrant Kadmon Compound for Neuroprotection in Parkinson’s Disease 04/13/2018 04/13/2019 The Michael J. Fox Foundation Caryl E. Sortwell, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Chair and Jeff MacKeigan, Ph.D., Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine and Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Biology
$100,000 Modulation of Alpha-synuclein Expression via Beta 2-Adrenoreceptor Agonist Clenbuterol in the Preformed Fibril Synucleinopathy Model 06/01/2018 06/01/2019 The Michael J. Fox Foundation PI - Joseph R. Patterson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow Co-PI - Caryl E. Sortwell, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair Translational Science and Molecular Science
$309,094 Parkinson's Research Program Early Investigator Research Award for "Harnessing Neuropasticity Genes to Combat Synucleinopathy-Mediated Axonopathy" TBA TBA Parkinson's Research Program Joseph Patterson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow Translational Science and Molecular Science
$250,000 Evaluation of Silicosis, Asthma and COPD among Sand and Gravel and Stone Surface Miners. TBA TBA Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, Inc. Kenneth Rosenman, M.D. Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
$75,000 Worksite Intervention to Mitigate Child Take-Home Lead Exposure This 1-year proposal will implement a program of take-home lead exposure. TBA TBA Michigan Department of Health and Human Services PI: Kenneth Rosenman, M.D. Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Co-PI: Anthony Oliveri, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Total ValueName of Award / Description of StudyProject StartProject EndAwarded byPrincipal InvestigatorUnit
$450,000 Integrated roles of epigenetics and cell signaling in ovarian cancer 02/01/2017 01/31/2020 Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation Ronald Chandler, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$344,468 Mobile Health Intervention for Family Smoking Cessation in Romania 12/09/2017 11/30/2019 NIH Cristian Meghea, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$46,424 MD Anderson - Gynecologic SPORE for Uterine Cancers 09/01/2017 08/31/2021 University of Texas Tae-Hoon Kim, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$1,424,968 Computational Model of Autophagy-Mediated Survival in Chemoresistant Lung Cancer 09/01/2017 08/31/2020 NIH Jeffrey MacKeigan, PhD OB/GYN & Reproductive Biology
$500,000 Food as Medicine for Older Adults with Chronic Health Conditions.The grant will support plans to evaluate an expanded home meal delivery intervention designed to reduce hospital readmission among older adults with chronic health conditions. 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 Michigan Health Endowment Fund Jean Kerver, PhD, MSc, RD, Assistant Professor Kelly Hirko, PhD, Assistant Professor Zhehui Luo, MS, PhD, Associate Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics
$3,401,218 Centers of Excellence in Minority Medical Education Grant / A five (5) year award focuses on increasing the minority health workforce and faculty and improving curriculum to address minority health and heath disparities.  07/01/2017 06/30/2022 US Dept. of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration Dr. Wanda Lipscomb, Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean for Student Affairs  
$2,205,238 Computational Efficient Statistical Tools for Analyzing Substance Dependence Sequencing Data 09/01/2017 08/31/2022 NIH Qing Lu, PhD, Associate Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Total ValueName of Award / Description of StudyProject StartProject EndAwarded byPrincipal InvestigatorUnit
$1,500,000 Airborne Polluntants as Triggers of Parkinson's Disease via the Olfactory System. September 1, 2017 August 31, 2021 Department of Defense Honglei Chen, PhD, MD, Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics
$2,639,139 Assisted Reproduction and Child Health: Risk of Birth Defects, Mortality, and Effect on Grade School Performance. September 30, 2016 May 30, 2021 NICHD/NIH Barbara Luke, ScD, MPH Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
$320,000 Endometrial Notch Pathway as a Novel Target for Improving Implantation Efficiency August 2017 July 2019 Grant for Fertility Innovation - Merck -Serano  Asgi Fazleabas, Ph.D, Professor and Associate Chair of Research, Co-Director of the Reproductive and Developmental Science Program  Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
$1,100,000 The Rat Pre-Formed Alpha-Synuclein Fibril Model of Parkinson's Disease July 1, 2017 July 30, 2020 NIH (NINDS) Caryl Sortwell, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair Translational Science and Molecular Medicine
$2,080,650 Cerebral parenchymal arteriole dysfunction and cognitive decline in a life-long high
fat feeding model
July 15, 2017 July 30, 2021 National Institutes of Health Anne M. Dorrance, PhD, Associate Professor
William F. Jackson, PhD, Professor
Pharmacology and Toxicology
$175,000 LAG3 or TM9SF2 Knockdown to Decrease Pathological Alpha-synuclein Accumulation July 1, 2017 June 30, 2018 Michael J. Fox Foundation Caryl Sortwell, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair Translational Science and Molecular Medicine
$3,123 Outcomes of Regional Consensus Treatment Guidelines for Management of Surgery, Invasive Procedures and Control of Hemorrhages in Patients with Bleeding Disorders; and Management of Thrombosis and Thromboprophylaxis in Patients with Thrombophilia December 01, 2016 December 31, 2021 BloodCenter of Wisconsin Roshni Kulkarni, MD, Professor Pediatrics and Human Development
$9,360 Characterizing Inflammation and Metabolomics in Pediatrics Multi Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Investigating the feasibility for a personalized approach in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation January 01, 2018 December 31, 2018 Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation Andre' Bachmann Pediatrics and Human Development

 


 

Total ValueName of Award / Description of StudyDates of AwardAwarded byPrincipal InvestigatorUnit
$399,349 Novel plant-inspired anti-microbial and anti-cancer agents 07/01/2017 -
06/30/2020
MSU SPG Richard Neubig, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair

Victor DiRita, PhD, Professor and Chair, et. al.
Pharmacology and Toxicology

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
$12,370 Task analysis of giving oral feedback to learners in one-on-one encounters in clinical settings. Aims to develop a model for training and to inform faculty development programs. July 2017 –
January 2019
AAMC Group on Educational Affairs J.M.Monica van de Ridder, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor OMERAD
$26,065 Probing molecular mechanisms of GPCR functional selectivity in live cells 11/30/2016 -
04/30/2018
NIH
University of Minnesota`
Richard R. Neubig, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair Pharmacology and Toxicology
$9,360 Inflammation and Metabolomics in Pediatrics Multi Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Investigating the feasibility for a personalized approach in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation 01/1/2018 Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation Andre' Bachmann Pediatrics and Human Development
$3,123 Outcomes of Regional Consensus Treatment Guidelines for Management of Surgery, Invasive Procedures and Control of Hemorrhages in Patients with Bleeding Disorders; and Management of Thrombosis and Thromboprophylaxis in Patients with Thrombophilia 06/21/2017 Blood Center of Wisconsin Roshni Kulkarni, MD, Professor Pediatrics and Human Development
$33,000 Standardization of pre-formed alpha-synuclein fibril model to increase rigor and reproducibility. 05/01/17 -
04/30/18
Michael J. Fox Foundation Caryl Sortwell, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair  Translational Science and Molecular Medicine
$12,500 EFA Research Award / Altered Hippo Signaling Pathway in Endometriosis  03-01-17 -
2-28-2018
Endometriosis Foundation of America  Niraj R. Joshi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor  Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
$10,000 Gift in Support of Alzheimer's Disease Research 05/01/2017 Miles for Memories Foundation Scott Counts, Ph.D., Associate Professor Translational Science and Molecular Medicine
$20,000 Raymond B. Bauer Research Award: Does Dysfunctional BDNF Limit Remodeling in the Aged Parkinsonian Striatum? 05/01/2017 -
04/30/2018
Michigan Parkinson's Foundation Kathy Steece-Collier, Ph.D., Professor Translational Science and Molecular Medicine
$9,904 Community-level Determinants of Suicidal Behavior: Preliminary Evidence from California 07/1/2017 -
6/30/18
NIH Claire Margerison-Zilko, Ph.D., Assistant Professor;Brooke Ingersoll, Ph.D., M.A., Associate Professor (Psychology) Epidemiology and Biostatistics
$30,000 Predoctoral Research Fellowship 08/16/2017 -
08/15/2018
American Epilepsy Society Huijie Feng, PhD candidate, in Richard Neubig's lab Pharmacology and Toxicology
$727,268 Identifying the receptors of environmentally sensitive epoxy-eicosanoids with AMS 01/15/2017 -
12/31/2019
NIH Kin Sing Stephen Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor Pharmacology and Toxicology
$1,046,250 An Assay to Predict the Potential of Drug Candidates to Cause Idiosyncratic, Drug-induced Liver Injury 01/13/2017 -
12/31/2019 
NIH Patricia Ganey, PhD, Professor and Robert Roth, PhD, Professor Pharmacology and Toxicology
$15,000 Impact of excess intra-abdominal adipose tissue on the UVB-induced DNA damage response:  Implications for high-fat diet-stimulated tumor formation 01/15/2017 MSU Gran Fondo Skin Cancer Research Fund Jamie J. Bernard, PhD, Assistant Professor Pharmacology and Toxicology
$35,000 1) MRTF pathway inhibitors prevent melanoma metasatasis 01/15/2017 MSU Gran Fondo Skin Cancer Research Fund Richard R. Neubig, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair Pharmacology and Toxicology
$1,314,109 Michigan State University PREP: Increasing Underrepresented Minority Representation in Biomedical Sciences 01/01/2017 -
12/31/2021
NIH William Atchison, PhD, Professor Pharmacology and Toxicology
$462,250 Neonatal ABRs and Heritable Risk for ASD 04/01/2017 -
03/31/2019
NIH Nicole Talge, Ph.D., M.A., Assistant Professor;  Brooke Ingersoll, Ph.D., M.A., Associate Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics
$8,767 Alleviate-1 (NN7170-4213) Safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics study of single and multiple subcutaneous doses of turoctocog alpha pegol in patients with haemophilia A 02/15/2017 -
02/14/2018
Novo Nordisk Roshni Kulkarni, MD Pediatrics and Human Development
$35,000 Determining the role of EFhd2 in tau aggregation 05/01/2017 -
04/30/2018
University of Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center Irving E. Vega, Ph.D., Associate Professor Translational Science and Molecular Medicine
$500,000 Risk Reduction for Alzheimer's Trial (rrAD), subcontract award to lead an Imaging Core to conduct risk reduction in AD 2006 to 2021 NIH David Zhu, Ph.D., Professor Radiology
$847,380 Michigan SIREN Collaborative, subcontract award 2017 to 2022 NIH Joshua Reynolds, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine
$10,000 Curriculum Development for Financial Education & Coaching for User of Mental Health Services 04/01/17 -
03/31/18
MSU-S3 Carol Janney, Ph.D., M.S., Assistant Professor  Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
$1,743,750 Alpha-synuclein aggregation disrupts motility, synaptic transmission, and calcium signaling in the myenteric plexus of the rat colon 02/01/2017 -
01/31/2022
NIDDK (NIH) Fredric P. Manfredsson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$577,666 Viral Vector Transduction Deficiencies in the Aged Nigrostriatal System 09/30/2016 -
06/30/2017
National Institute of Aging Caryl Sortwell, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair and Fredric Manfredsson, Ph,D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$385,625 Defining the role of alpha-synuclein in Enteric Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease 09/15/2016 -
08/31/2018
Department of Defense Fredric Manfredsson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$246,766 Striatal Nurr1 activity facilitates the dyskinetic state: A novel therapeutic target 08/01/2016 -
07/31/2018
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Fredric Manfredsson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$232,500 Alpha-synuclein is crucial for neuronal function and survival-Characterization of a novel conditional alpha-synuclein knockout mouse model 09/30/2016 -
08/31/2018
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Fredric Manfredsson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$219284 Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center 07/01/2016 -
06/30/2021
National Institute on Aging Scott Counts, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Irving Vega, Ph.D., Associate Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$25,000 Pilot project to establish a Saint Mary's-MSU brain bank   09/01/2016 - 8/31/2017 Saint Mary's Foundation Scott Counts, Ph.D., Associate Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$747,000 Epigenetic effects of adult and developmental exposure to Parkinsonian toxicants 08/01/2016 -
07/31/2019
National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences Alison Bernstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$218,900 Validation and characterization of AAV-aSyn as a model of nigrostriatal degeneration 11/01/2016 -
10/31/2018
Michael J. Fox Foundation Fredric Manfredsson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$50,000 Fellowship: Alpha-Synuclein Mediated Toxicity in the Aged Rat Brain: Molecular Mechanisms in the Nucleus 06/01/2016 -
05/31/2018
Parkinson's Disease Foundation Ivette Sandoval, Ph.d., Research Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$60,000 Weston Brain Institute Advisor Fellowship 11/14/2016 -
11/13/2017
Weston Brain Institute Caryl Sortwell, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$110,000 Addressing the knowledge gap of Nurr1 Agonist Therapy in PD: Impact on Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia 09/21/2016 -
09/20/2017
Michael J. Fox Foundation Kathy Steece-Collier, Ph.D., Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$293,467 BDNF rs6265 and Response to Dopaminergic Therapy in PD 08/01/2016 -
7/31/2017
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Caryl Sortwell, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Chair Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$10,000 Coworker Stigma Towards Lactating Mothers in the Workplace 01/1/2017 -
12/31/2017
Science and Society at State Mary Bresnahan, PhD, Professor, Department of Communication, College of Communication Arts & Sciences January 2017 Arrival: Marleen Eijkholt, PhD, LL.M/LL.B, Assistant Professor, Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.
$500,000 A High Throughput Process to Study Interacting Genetic Risk Factors in Disease through Informatics and Gene Modification 03/01/2017 -
02/28/2019
Thorek Memorial Foundation Irving E. Vega, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Jack W. Lipton, Ph.D., Professor and Chair Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$240,138 Why is use  of Medicare Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity Benefit so Low?  Finding what works to promote Wider Dissemination 09/30/2016 -
09/29/2019
University of Colorado/NIH Zhehui Luo, PhD, MS, BS.   Associate Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics