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College of Human Medicine

Total ValueTypeName of award / Description of studyDates of awardAwarded byPrincipal InvestigatorUnit
$60,000 Award 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
$218,900 Grant 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
$577,666 Grant 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 Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$232,500 Grant Alpha-synuclein is crucial for neuronal function and survival-Characterization of a novel conditional alpha-synuclein knockout mouse model 9/30/2016 to 08/31/2018 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke  Fredric Manfredsson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$110,000 Grant 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
$385,625 Grant 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
$25,000 Grant 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
$246,766 Grant 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
$293,467 Grant 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
$747,000 Grant Epigenetic effects of adult and developmental exposure to Parkinsoniantoxicants 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2019 National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences Alison Bernstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
$219,284 Grant 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
$50,000 Award Fellowship: Alpha-Synuclein Mediated Toxicity in the Aged Rat Brain: Molecular Mechanisms in the Nucleus 6/01/2016-05/31/2018 Parkinson's Disease Foundation Ivette Sandoval, Ph.d., Research Assistant Professor Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
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