Grants infocusAchivements

  • Michael H. Brodsky, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Epigenetic Regulation of Drosophila Telomere Function, one year, $331,931; recommended for three more years, $999,170
  • Marcus P. Cooper, MD, assistant professor of medicine, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Role of LRP130 in Brown Adipocyte Determination, one year, $81,937; recommended for one more year, $82,188
  • Sun S. Kim, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Tobacco Dependence Treatments for Asian Americans, one year, $161,937; recommended for four more years, $673,962
  • Nathan D. Lawson, PhD, associate professor of molecular medicine, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Role of Notch in Artery Development, one year, $409,688; recommended for four more years, $1.6 million
  • Yunsheng Ma, MD, assistant professor of medicine, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, A Simple Dietary Message to Improve Dietary Quality for Metabolic Syndrome, one year, $516,483; recommended for three more years, $2 million
  • Stephen C. Miller, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, National Institute of
    General Medical Sciences, Delivery and Triggered Activation of Near-IR Fluorophores for Live Cell Imaging, one year, $311,363; recommended for four more years,
    $1.2 million
  • Peter E. Newburger, MD, the Ali and John Pierce Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and professor of pediatrics and cancer biology and molecular genetics & microbiology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Novel Approach to Oral Gene Therapy for Chronic Granulomatous Disease, one year, $204,896; recommended for one more year, $246,625
  • Glen D. Raffel, MD, assistant professor of medicine, National Cancer Institute, Model of Infant Acute Megakaryocytic Leukemia, one year, $134,379
  • Alan L. Rothman, MD, professor of medicine, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Cellular Immunity to Category A-C Viruses in Humans, one year,
    $3.3 million; recommended for four more years, $13 million
  • Andrew R. Tapper, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Nicotinic-Dopamine Receptor Interaction in a Novel Parkinsonian Model, one year, $79,937; recommended for two more years, $177,231
  •  Zhiping Weng, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Continual Development of Protein Docking Algorithms, one year, $311,442; recommended for three more years, $937,492
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