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Oct-Dec. '16 grants, awards surpass $8.3M

Oct-Dec. '16 grants, awards surpass $8.3M

Published on March 02, 2017

University of Mississippi Medical Center researchers garnered 19 grants and awards from October-December 2016 totaling $8,321,485.

The following faculty obtained the largest new awards during the last quarter of 2016 (note: award amounts are total anticipated figures through the indicated duration of the award):

Mosley
Mosley

Dr. Tom Mosley, professor of medicine, received a six-year, $5,657,337 award renewal from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for the project, “The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study - Field Centers.”





 


 

Darsey
Darsey

Dr. Damon Darsey, assistant professor of emergency medicine, received a two-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the “Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project (REMCDP).”

 





 

Basden
Basden

Tawni Basden, project manager at Batson Children's Hospital, received two one-year grants from the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety: $110,024 for the project, “UMMC Youth Alcohol Program,” and $73,521 for the project, “UMMC Youth Drivers Education.”

 






 

Majure
Majure

Dr. Joseph Majure, professor of pediatrics, received a one-year, $138,116 grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for the project, “Enriching CF Clinics Through Implementation of Clinical Pharmacy Services.”





 


 

LaMarca
LaMarca

Dr. Babbette LaMarca, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, received a two-year, $45,678 industry-sponsored research agreement for the project, “17-hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Supplementation: A Novel Therapeutic for the Management of Preeclampsia?”





 


 

Holder
Holder

Dr. Nneka Holder, associate professor of pediatrics, received a one-year, $40,500 grant from the March of Dimes, Mississippi Chapter, for the project, “IMPLICIT Interconception Care.”







 


 

Hester
Hester

Dr. Robert Hester, professor of physiology and biophysics, received a six-month, $33,242 subaward from the Food and Drug Administration and HC Simulation, LLC for the project, “A Computer Model of Renal Physiology for Use as an FDA Medical Device Development Tool.”





 


 

Tandon
Tandon

Dr. Ritesh Tandon, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, received a one-year, $30,000 intramural research award for the project, “Novel Antibody-conjugated Gold Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Cytomegalovirus Infection.”





 


 

Chen
Chen

Dr. Jian-Xiong Chen, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, received a one-year, $30,000 intramural research award for the project, “Coronary microvascular rarefaction in diabetic/obese heart.”





 


 

Miguel-Hidalgo
Miguel-Hidalgo

Dr. Jose Miguel-Hidalgo, associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior, received a one-year, $30,000 intramural research award for the project, “Interaction Between Glioma Cells and Astrocytes.”







 


 

Wilson
Wilson

Jonathan Wilson, chief administrative officer, received an eight-month, $25,482 agreement from the Mississippi State Department of Health from the project, “HPP Ebola Year 2.”







 


 

Wallace
Wallace

Dr. Kedra Wallace, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, received a six-month, $25,000 intramural research award for the project, “Supplement to High-risk Pregnancy and Post-partum Mental Health.”





 


 

Stronach
Stronach

Dr. Benjamin Stronach, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, received a two-month, $25,000 subaward from McMaster University for the project, “HEALTH: A Multi-center Randomized Trial Comparing Total Hips Arthroplasty and Hemi-arthroplasty on Revision Surgery and Quality of Life in Patients with Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures.”





 


 

Liu
Liu

Dr. Hua Liu, assistant professor of pediatrics, received a two-year, $25,000 intramural research award for the project, “Effect of Perinatal Nicotine Exposure on Metabolism in an Intrauterine Growth Restriction Model.”