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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Awards include those with start dates from May 1 – May 15 with a total award amount greater than $ 100,000.


Below is a list of new grants awarded to UNC School of Medicine faculty with project start dates from May 1 – May 15, 2022. The awards listed have a total award amount greater than $ 100,000:

PI Project Title Sponsor Award Amount Project Begin Date
Liu, Pengda Cancer Hijacks Enzyme Substrate Mutations to Facilitate Tumorigenesis NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI) $ 181,741 5/1/2022
Wheeler, Stephanie Understanding Cancer Health Disparities Among American Indians in North Carolina V Foundation for Cancer Research $ 225,000 5/1/2022
Gupton, Stephanie Exploring The Brain Enriched E3 Ubiquitin Ligase TRIM9 in Alzheimer’s Disease NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA) $ 427,625 5/15/2022
Tseng, Jui-Heng Unraveling new signaling pathways for tau-mediated neurodegeneration Alzheimers Association $ 175,000 5/1/2022
Xi, Gang Modulation of VSMC phenotype through the Insulin Receptor Substrate-1 / Kruppel-like factor-4 signal transduction pathway: a Novel Target for AVF Dysfunction NIH National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDKD) $ 552,576 5/1/2022

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