August

Second-quarter grants, awards top $5.8 million

Second-quarter grants, awards top $5.8 million

Published on August 18, 2016

The University of Mississippi Medical Center garnered $5,835,711 from 30 new grants and awards from April through June 2016. The following faculty and staff obtained the largest new awards during the period (note: Award amounts are calculated as annual figures):

Chen
Chen

Dr. Ching-Jygh Chen, professor of ophthalmology, received $549,835 for an industry-sponsored clinical trial.







 


 

Grady
Grady

Dr. Andrew Grady, director of the laboratory animal facility, received a $487,750 grant from the National Institutes of Health for the expansion of socialization and housing systems for laboratory animals in the Center for Comparative Research.





 


 

Gupta
Gupta

Dr. Nitin Gupta, assistant professor of medicine, received $483,836 for two industry-sponsored clinical trials.








 


 

Davis
Davis

Dr. Tearsanee Davis, nurse practitioner in the Center for Telehealth, received a $464,697 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the project, “Southwest Mississippi Telehealth Initiative.”








 

Josey
Josey

Dr. David Josey, assistant professor of pediatrics, received $446,852 for two industry-sponsored clinical trials.










 

Lindsey
Lindsey

Dr. Merry Lindsey, professor of physiology and biophysics, received a $381,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health for the project, “Systems Biology of Fibroblast Activation Following Myocardial Infarction.”








 

Juncos
Juncos

Dr. Luis Juncos, professor of medicine, received $329,393 for an industry-sponsored clinical trial.










 

Megason
Megason

Dr. Gail Megason, professor of pediatrics, received $318,660 for an industry-sponsored clinical trial.










 

Johnson
Johnson

Marilyn Johnson, senior program manager in the Office of Planning and Development, received a $315,080 grant from the Delta Regional Authority for the “Soul City Project.”








 

Atfi
Atfi

Dr. Azeddine Atfi, professor of biochemistry, received a $305,000 grant from the Department of Defense for the project, “Investigating the Role of Twist1 in Diabetes Pathogenesis.”







 

Borg
Borg

Dr. Brian Borg, associate professor of medicine, received $303,601 for two industry-sponsored clinical trials.










 

Hamilton
Hamilton

Dr. Robert Hamilton, associate professor of medicine, received $252,301 for an industry-sponsored clinical trial.










 

Bhatt
Bhatt

Dr. Abhay Bhatt, professor of pediatrics, received $243,351 for an industry-sponsored clinical trial.











 

Dixit
Dixit

Dr. Naznin Dixit, professor of pediatrics, received $209,944 for two industry-sponsored clinical trials.








 


 

Long
Long

Dr. Robert Long, assistant professor of medicine, received $179,915 for an industry-sponsored clinical trial.








 


 

Warrington
Warrington

Dr. J. Paula Warrington, instructor in physiology and biophysics, received a $124,957 grant from the National Institutes of Health for the project, “Cerebrovascular Abnormalities in Preeclampsia.”








 

Tansey
Tansey

Dr. Keith Tansey, professor of neurosurgery, received a $95,000 subaward from Emory University and the Craig Nelson Foundation for the project, “XPro1595 to Inhibit Soluble TNF and Modulate Inflammation in Spinal Cord Injury.”






 

May
May

Dr. Paul May, professor of neurobiology and anatomical sciences, received an $87,540 subaward from the University of California Los Angeles for the project, “An In Vitro Model of Saccadic Eye Movement Choice.”







 

Mosley
Mosley

Dr. Thomas Mosley, professor of medicine, received an $80,168 subaward from the University of Minnesota from the project, “Significance of Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Fibrillation Burden Detected by Novel ECG Monitoring in Community-Dwelling Elderly.”







 

Majumbar
Majumbar

Dr. Suvankar Majumdar, associate professor of pediatrics, received a $65,118 subaward from Vanderbilt University for the project, “Pulmonary Function in Sickle Cell Disease.”









 

Moore
Moore

Dr. Charles Moore, professor of medicine, received a $61,756 subaward from Ohio State University for the project, “Precision Medicine for Dilated Cardiomyopathy in European and African Ancestry.”






 


 

Stronach
Stronach

Dr. Benjamin Stronach, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, received a $25,000 subaward from McMaster University for the project, “HEALTH Study.”