The contract will support examining elderly groups in hopes of better understanding the biology of aging and determinants of health and disease in older people, as well as examination of the younger generation after a couple of years.
Category: Grant Awards
Erika J. Wolf, PhD, has been awarded a two-year grant from the NIA to study PTSD-related accelerated cellular aging in post-mortem brain tissue.
The five-year, $482,400 T35 grant supports initiatives to develop physician-scientists.
Dr. Hamilton has received research support from Kowa Pharmaceuticals America to help to provide a clearer explanation of the differential risk and interference in glucose regulation and insulin sensitivity.
The program will focus on training healthcare providers in universal screening and counseling for unhealthy alcohol use with ongoing coaching and technical assistance.
Biochemistry Postdoctoral Associate Ladan Amin, PhD, has received a three-year research fellowship and Assistant Professor of Medicine Nicole L. Spartano, PhD, was awarded a research grant.
The team will lead a clinical study focused on assessing the potential of intravenous ultrasound, an emerging technique, to investigate and diagnose the mechanical properties of central venous stenosis.
Dr. Mez, assistant professor of neurology, has received a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Department of Defense.
Using MRI data and biomarkers, he will examine patterns of white matter alterations in former NFL players.
University colleagues received a $900,000, three-year grant that will be used to measure the effectiveness of Project BRIGHT, “Building Resilience through Intervention: Growing Healthier Together.”