Office of
Research

College of Human Medicine




Office of
Research

Total ValueName of Award / Description of StudyDates of AwardAwarded byPrincipal InvestigatorUnit
$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 Start: 1/15/17 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 Start: 1/15/17 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 4/1/2017-3/31/2019 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 2/15/17 - 2/14/18 Novo Nordisk Roshni Kulkarni, MD Pediatrics and Human Development
$35,000 Determining the role of EFhd2 in tau aggregation 05/01/2017 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 09/29/2019 University of Colorado/NIH Zhehui Luo, PhD, MS, BS.   Associate Professor Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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