Recent Research Grants

  • The Network Biology of Pathogen-Host Interactions Driving Exacerbation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Manoj Mammen (Co-Investigator). Department of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs. $1,057,527. 10/1/2020-8/1/2022.
  • Identification of new or unrecognized virulence genes in hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae and antivirulence genes in classical K. pneumoniae. Thomas Russo (Principal Investigator). NIH. $431,682. 8/1/2020-7/1/2022.
  • A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study. Ajay Chaudhuri (Principal Investigator). Spruce Biosciences. 7/1/2020-7/1/2021.
  • Mitochondrial dynamics in SARS-CoV-2 spike protein treated human CNS cells: Implications for COVID19 induced CNS hypoxia. Supriya Mahajan (Principal Investigator). SUNY Research Seed Grant Program. $5,000. 6/1/2020-10/1/2020.
  • Mobilization of Hematopoietic Progenitors with a Novel Agent. Thomas Cimato (Principal Investigator). Bristol Myers Squibb. 11/1/2019-11/1/2020.
  • Determining the value of PBP 7/8 as an antimicrobial target for XDR-A. baumannii. Thomas Russo (Principal Investigator). Veterans Administration. $699,244. 10/1/2019-9/1/2023.
  • Keyence BZ-X800E All-in-One Fluorescence Microscope – ORD Shared Equipment Program. Bruce Troen (Principal Investigator). Veterans Affairs. $301,070. 9/1/2019-9/1/2019.
  • A CRISPR-based platform for testing neutrophil responses in the ovarian cancer microenvironment (3R01CA188900-05W1). Brahm Segal (Principal Investigator). NCI. $207,918. 8/1/2019-5/1/2020.
  • High intensity interval training and nicotinamide riboside treatment to enhance functional capacity and reduce frailty during aging. Bruce Troen (Principal Investigator). Veterans Affairs. $645,000. 7/1/2019-6/1/2023.
  • Computational analysis of neutrophil extracellular traps in lupus nephritis renal biopsies. Rabi Yacoub (Co-Investigator). NIDDK/NIH, CKD Biomarkers Consortium BioCon Pilot Studies. $50,000. 7/1/2019-6/1/2020.
  • Genome Evolution During Bacterial Persistence in the Human Airways in COPD. Timothy Murphy (Principal Investigator). NIAID. $2,653,298. 7/1/2019-6/1/2024.
  • SOS Response as a Generator of Antibiotic Resistance and Role of Zinc as SOS Inhibitor. John Crane (Principal Investigator). National Institutes of Health. $444,325. 6/1/2019-5/1/2021.
  • Community-Based Participatory Research for Reducing Medication Harm among Retirees. Christopher Daly (Co-Investigator), David Jacobs (Co-Investigator), Scott Monte (Co-Investigator), Ranjit Singh (Co-Principal Investigator), Bruce Troen (Co-Investigator), Robert Wahler (Co-Principal Investigator). Retirement Research Foundation. $200,000. 5/1/2019-4/1/2021.
  • Enhancing Geroscience Faculty Development and Scholarship in Order to Minimize Frailty and Maximize Healthspan. Bruce Troen (Principal Investigator). NIH / National Institute of Aging. $750,000. 5/1/2019-4/1/2024.
  • Real-Time Dynamics of Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity. Rabi Yacoub (Co-Investigator). Clinical and Translational Science Institute Pilot studies. $50,000. 4/1/2019-3/1/2020.
  • A novel phase and spectroscopic imaging technique to evaluate mitochondrial dynamics. Supriya Mahajan (Principal Investigator). National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). $1,200,000. 2/1/2019-1/1/2022.
  • Primary Care Providers' Perspectives and Practices Surrounding Depression Screening in Older Adults. Nikhil Satchidanand (Principal Investigator). Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. $24,000. 1/1/2019-8/1/2019.
  • Translational Models to Study Frailty. Bruce Troen (Principal Investigator). Indian Trail Foundation. $200,000. 1/1/2019-1/1/2023.
  • Best practice model to screen for Hepatitis C and HIV. Joshua Lynch (Co-Investigator), Andrew Talal (Co-Investigator). Gilead Sciences. $315,000. 11/1/2018-9/1/2019.
  • The Functional Role of Exosomes in Stem Cell-Mediated Cardiac Repair. Jennifer Lang (Principal Investigator). Veteran‘s Administration. $1,389,635. 10/1/2018-9/1/2023.