Recent Research Grants

  • VA Merit Review, 2IO1BX002659, Preventing and Reversing Interstitial Fibrosis in HFpEF. John Canty, Jr. (Principal Investigator). Department of Veterans Affairs. $709,984. 7/1/2020-6/1/2026.
  • Research Training on Alcohol Etiology and Treatment. Brian Quigley (Contributor). NIAAA. $2,508,143. 5/1/2021-4/1/2026.
  • Sex related differences in Brain Gut Microbiome (BGM )Interactions in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Jeffrey Lackner (Co-Investigator). NIH NIDDK. $7,757,028. 5/1/2020-4/1/2025.
  • Clinical and Translational Science Award: Buffalo Clinical and Translational Research Center. Timothy Murphy (Principal Investigator). National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. $19,101,902. 8/1/2019-12/1/2024.
  • Buffalo Clinical and Translational Research Center Clinical and Translational Science Award(CTSA). Jeffrey Lackner (Co-Investigator). National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)/National Institutes of Health. $20,000,000. 8/1/2015-8/1/2024.
  • 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.
  • Effectiveness of Combining Behavioral and Pharmacologic Therapy for Complex Insomnia in Veterans With PTSD (PRECEPT-D). Ali El Solh (Principal Investigator). US Department of Veterans Affairs. 5/1/2019-5/1/2024.
  • 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.
  • University at Buffalo Opioid Workforce Expansion Program ScholarsScholars (UB OWEP Scholars): Expanding the Opioid Workforce for High Need and High Demand Areas. Alison Vargovich (Contributor). US DHHS/HRSA Grant. $1,350,000. 1/1/2020-1/1/2024.
  • Prediction of Arrhythmic Events with Positron Emission Tomography - II (PAREPET II). John Canty, Jr. (Co-Principal Investigator). National Heart Lung and Blood Institute - NHLBI. $3,726,616. 11/1/2016-12/1/2023.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Post-Transcriptional Control of Aging-Associated Inflammation and Bone Homeostasis. Kenneth Seldeen (Co-Investigator), Bruce Troen (Co-Investigator). NIH NIDCR. $1,250,000. 10/1/2018-9/1/2023.
  • Post-Transcriptional Control of Aging-Associated Inflammation and Bone Homeostasis. Kenneth Seldeen (Co-Investigator), Bruce Troen (Co-Investigator). NIH NIDCR. $1,250,000. 10/1/2018-9/1/2023.
  • Pharmacokinetics and Immunodynamics of Immune stimulating chemotherapeutic nanoparticles for TB. Jessica Reynolds (Principal Investigator). NIAID. $2,197,275. 8/1/2018-7/1/2023.
  • R01 DK114485 Computational Imaging of Renal Structures for Diagnosing Diabetic Nephropathy. Rabi Yacoub (Co-Investigator). National Institutes of Health (NIH) NIDDK/NIH. $993,750. 9/1/2018-7/1/2023.
  • 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.
  • Igniting Hope: Mobilizing Community Resources to Achieve Health Equity. Timothy Murphy (Principal Investigator). NCATS. $24,711. 7/1/2020-6/1/2023.
  • Translational Models to Study Frailty. Bruce Troen (Principal Investigator). Indian Trail Foundation. $200,000. 1/1/2019-1/1/2023.
  • Novel Role for the P2Y2 Receptor in the Autoimmune Disease Sjögren’s Syndrome. Julian Ambrus, Jr. (Co-Investigator). NIDCR. 1/1/2017-12/1/2022.