Grants infocusAchivements

  • Elliot J. Androphy, MD, the Barbara and Nathan Greenberg Chair in Biomedical Research and professor of medicine and molecular genetics & microbiology: National Cancer Institute, Functions of Papillomavirus E6, one year $330,128; recommended for four additional years, $1.3 million
  • Jennifer Benanti, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Regulation of Cellular Growth and Division by Ubiquitin-Medicated Proteolysis, one year, $249,000; recommended for two additional years, $498,000
  • Susan L. Sullivan-Bolyai, DNSc, associate professor of graduate school of nursing and pediatrics: National Institute of Nursing Research, Human Patient Simulation: Parent Teaching Enhancement, one year, $527,457; recommended for three additional years, $1.3 million
  • Vivian Budnik, PhD, professor of neurobiology: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, The Frizzled Nuclear Import Pathway in Synapse Development, one year, $329,000; recommended for two additional years, $658,000
  • Francis K. Chan, PhD, assistant professor of pathology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, The Programmed necrosis in Immune Responses, one year, $410, 938; recommended for three additional years, $1.2 million
  • Stephen J. Glick, PhD, professor of radiology: National Cancer Institute, Development of a Photon Counting Dector for CT Breast Imaging, one year, $618,622; recommended for three additonal years, $2 million
  • Satoshi Komatsu, PhD, instructor in physiology: National Heat, Lung, and Blood Institute, Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Migration, one year, $205,469; reommended for one more year, $246,750
  • John Landers, PhD, associate professor of neurology: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Characterization of KIFAP3, a Modifier of Survival in Sporadic ALS, one year, $359,570; recommended for four additional years, $1.4 million
  • C. Robert Matthews, PhD, the Arthur F. and Helen P. Koskinas Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology and chair and professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Folding and Aggregation Mechanisms of Human Cu, Zn Superoxide Dismfuse, one year, $330,137; recommended for three additional years, $1 million
  • Gregory J. Pazour, PhD, associate professor of molecular medicine and physiology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Intraflagellar Transport Proteins in Mice, two years, $121,430
  • Craig L. Peterson, PhD, professor of molecular medicine and biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Yeast chromatin structure and function, one year, $400,602; recommended for three additional years, $1.3 million
  • Nicholas R. Rhind, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology and cell biology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Mechanism of the S-Phase DNA Damage Checkpoint, one year, $328,750; recommended for three additional years, $987,000
  • Peter A. Rice, MD, professor of medicine: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Immunology of Infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae, one year, $83,525*
  • Ann Marshak-Rothstein, MD, professor of medicine: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Toll-like Receptors in Systemic Autoimmune Disease, four months, $1,241,065; recommended for three additional years, $4.4 million
  • Celia A. Schiffer, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Drug Resistance in HCV-NS3/4A – Inhibitor Binding Versus Substrate Recognition, one year, $411,042; recommended for four additional years, $1.6 million
  • William J. Schwartz, MD, professor of neurology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Circadian Bilolgy at the Supra-Organismal Level, one year, $390,293; recommonded for three additional years, $1.2 million
  • Gary S. Stein, PhD, the Gerald L. Haidak, MD, and Zelda S. Haidak Professor of Cell Biology and chair and professor of cell biology: National Institute of Aging, Architectural Epigenetics of Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, one year, $492,192; recommended for one additional year, $501,486*
  • William E. Theurkauf, PhD, professor of molecular medicine: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Mitotic Responses to DNA damage, one year, $77, 781*

*These NIH funds were awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Multiple funding options exist under the ARRA, including accelerating ongoing science by supplementing existing grants and funding new grants that are likely to produce results within two years. To download a complete list of NIH ARRA grants awarded to UMMS investigators click here.