Melanie Joy, PharmD, PhD, has received an award of $50,000 from the 2023-2024 HESI Thrive Seed Grant for her project “Biomarkers to inform kidney toxicities from immune checkpoint inhibitors”.
Congratulations to Krishna Mallela, PhD, and David Bain, PhD, on their 2-year industry contract award in the amount of $566,968 with Ompi of America, Inc. formally Stevanato.
Congratulations to Dmitri Simberg, PhD, on the publication of his paper in Nature Nanotechnology.
Announcing R01 funding:
Jed Lampe, PhD, received a 6%-tile on his most recent R01-A1 submission, so this proposal is likely to be funded by NIAID, hopefully starting in December.
Alison Bauer, PhD, and Nichole Reisdorph, PhD, received funding from the Institute of Cannabis Research for their research “Investigation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons resulting from vaped or dabbed cannabis/cannabis-derived products with known adverse health effects.”
Kristina Brooks, PharmD, has her most recent finding published in The Lancet HIV.
Manisha Patel, PhD, was awarded an ABNexus Award – a collaboration with Jerry Stitzel at CU Boulder – for the project “Multi-generation Impact of Developmental Nicotine Exposure on Mitochondrial Function.”
Jared Brown, PhD, received an invitation to serve as a member of the Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee from the NIH Director.
Krishna Mallela has received an Industry Award with Cipla for Characterization of Protein Biologics.
James Roede received the NOA for his R01 entitled “Altered Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Cognition via Maneb-mediated Changes in the Thiol Redox Proteome.”
Kris Fritz was awarded a new R01 from NIAAA “Alcohol Metabolism Disrupts Hepatic Thiol Redox Signaling and Control.”
Dr. Simberg has received a new NIH R01 for his project entitled, “Fluorescent Indocarbocyanine PEGylated Lipid Nanoparticles for Understanding and Overcoming Barriers to Drug Delivery in Invasive Glioblastoma”
Carlos Catalano received an ABNexus award for a project with CU Boulder faculty Theodore Randolph, PhD, (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering), for their project entitled: “Novel Antimicrobials for Multi-Drug Resistant Osteomyelitis: Bacteriophage Stabilized for Extended Release by Atomic Layer Deposition Processes”
Jen Kiser received an R01 from NIH for Alcohol biomarker PeTH and HIV prevention for her project entitled “Predictive Power of PeTH for HIV Prevention in the Long-Acting Era”
Pete Anderson received a 4-year R01 for a project entitled “Long-acting multi prevention implant for 2-year contraception and HIV PrEP”. This is to develop a POC assay for drug concentrations for an at-home test .
Manisha Patel received the NINDS Javits Award. The Javits Award (R37) is a conditional, seven-year research grant given to scientists for their superior competence and outstanding productivity. Congratulations to Manisha, we are so proud of your accomplishment.
Congratulations to Courtney McGinnis, a graduate student in Kris Fritz’s lab. Courtney was selected to receive a TOTTS TL1 Pre-doctoral Award through CCTSI.
Annagabriela Figueroa, a graduate student working with Manisha Patel, received the 2022 AFPE Underrepresented Minority Gateway to Research Award. Congratulations Annagabriela.
Dan LaBarbera received a Cancer League of Colorado research grant with Dr. Reema Wahdan (SOM-Pathology) to fund a collaborative project, “Targeting Thyroid Hormone-Mediated Cancer Stem Cell Expansion and Treatment Resistance in ER+ Breast Cancer Cells.”
Dan LaBarbera received an AB Nexus grant with Karolin Luger (CU Boulder).
Dan LaBarbera received additional funding from the Abigail Foundation for his project, “The Development of CHD1Li Drug and Nanoparticle Therapy for the Treatment of Cancer”.
Dan LaBarbera is Co-I on a CCTSI award with Xiaoli Yu (SOM Neurology) studying multiple sclerosis.
Congratulations to Michael Wempe. Michael is Co-I on an R21 with Curtis Coughlin (SOM PEDS) for their project, “Newborn Screening and Treatment Monitoring for Patients with Pyridoxine-Dependent Epilepsy”.
Manisha Patel received a DEI summer research internship grant for from the American Epilepsy Society.
Dr. Simberg got a great score on R01. “NCI program in Cancer in Nanotechnology - Glioma Targeting” with Northwestern.
Pilot funding Cancer center and CSU – Drs. LaBarbera with Dan Gustafson at CSU awarded a Companion Animals in Cancer Research Pilot Award - Inhibitors effective against sarcomas.
Dr. Fritz now Vice President- elect for Mountain West Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology
Dr. Reigan is co-PI with Kim Bruce “Targeting Microglial Lipoprotein Lipase in Alzheimer’s Disease” R01 grant.