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2021 OACA Faculty Research Development Grant Recipients

December 29, 2021

Each year, OACA Faculty Research Development grants are awarded to support new or expanding interdisciplinary research that addresses significant clinical issues, is innovative, and has a high potential for return on investment.

In 2021, the grant program received 27 applications. A group of 44 reviewers from across the University worked diligently to identify the grant recipients who were awarded up to $200,000 in funds.

The 2021 recipients are:
Paula Ludewig, PhD, PT, professor, Medical School; and Victor Barocas, PhD, professor, College of Science and Engineering
"Subject-Specific Rotator Cuff Treatment Planning"

Isha Mutreja, PhD, research assistant professor, School of Dentistry; and Elizabeth Bradley, PhD, assistant professor, Medical School
"Designing an injectable system using osteoclast exosomes for bone regeneration"

Hongbo Pang, PhD, assistant professor, College of Pharmacy; and Tanya Freedman, PhD, assistant professor, Medical School
"Peptide-targeted delivery to improve the efficacy and safety of corticosteroid drugs against rheumatoid arthritis"

Ned Patterson, DVM, PhD, professor, College of Veterinary Medicine; and James Cloyd, PharmD, professor, College of Pharmacy
"Allopregnanolone, a Novel Neurosteroid Drug, for Treatment of Status Epilepticus"

Valerie Pierre, PhD, associate professor, College of Science and Engineering; and Peter Dosa, PhD, research associate professor, College of Pharmacy
"Orally Bioavailable Iron Chelators for the Treatment of Iron Overload"

Ian Ramsay, PhD, assistant professor, Medical School; and Dereck Salisbury, PhD, assistant professor, School of Nursing
"Sprint interval training to target brain oscillations in first-episode psychosis"

Patrick Rothwell, PhD, assistant professor, Medical School; and Swati More, PhD, associate professor, College of Pharmacy
“Control of Endogenous Opioid Signaling by Domain-Selective Inhibition of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme”


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