Recent Publications and Grants

Engaged in diverse basic, translational and clinical research, our faculty routinely publish in prestigious journals and successfully compete for major grants from national funders.

Recent Publications

Research Grants

  • Home-based CBT for UCPPS: Optimizing Treatment Selection, Mechanisms of Action, and Outcomes R01. Tova Ablove (Co-Investigator), Teresa Danforth (Co-Investigator), Alison Vargovich (Co-Investigator). National Institutes of Health – NIDDK. 11/1/2020-10/1/2025.
  • Suramin for Radiation-Induced Oral Mucositis. Keith Kirkwood (Co-Principal Investigator). national Institutes of Health. $207,526. 9/1/2020-8/1/2022.
  • Bioinformatic Approaches for Understanding Macrophage Plasticity and Microbiome in Oral Diseases. Keith Kirkwood (Principal Investigator). national Institutes of Health. $94,393. 4/1/2020-3/1/2021.
  • Keith Kirkwood (Co-Investigator). national Institutes of Health. $275,000. 4/1/2020-3/1/2022.
  • Mechanisms of Heat Sensing by Nociceptive Vanilloid Receptors. Feng Qin (Principal Investigator). NIH. $2,684,432. 4/1/2020-3/1/2025.
  • Immunologic and clinical studies on perinatal hepatitis C viral infection. Karl O. Yu (Principal Investigator). Wildermuth Foundation. $35,000. 4/1/2020-3/1/2021.
  • Effects of Chest Compression in a Neonatal Model of Asphyxia Induced Bradycardia. Praveen Chandrasekharan (Principal Investigator). Neonatal Resuscitation Program. $50,000. 1/1/2020-12/1/2022.
  • Effects of infant egg consumption on child health and cognition development. Heather Lehman (Co-Investigator), Xiaozhong Wen (Principal Investigator). Egg Nutrition Center. $199,806. 12/1/2019-12/1/2021.
  • A role for immune cell plasticity in commensal survival and escalation of inflammation. Jason Kay (Principal Investigator), Ashu Sharma (Co-Investigator), Michelle Visser (Co-Investigator). NIH/NIDCR. $1,952,242. 12/1/2019-11/1/2024.
  • Mobilization of Hematopoietic Progenitors with a Novel Agent. Thomas Cimato (Principal Investigator). Bristol Myers Squibb. 11/1/2019-11/1/2020.
  • Expansion of addictions treatment and technical advisement across New York state. Joshua Lynch (Principal Investigator). New York State DOH. $55,050. 10/1/2019-8/1/2020.
  • First Responders - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (FR-CARA). Brian Clemency (Co-Investigator), Joshua Lynch (Co-Investigator). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. $45,000. 10/1/2019-9/1/2020.
  • 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.
  • Mechanisms of Gene Regulatory Network Evolution. Marc Halfon (Principal Investigator). NSF. $1,106,456. 9/1/2019-8/1/2023.
  • A 3D-printed micro-scaffold for MS Imaging and Spatially Resolved Determination of Mab and Receptors in Tissues. Jun Qu (Principal Investigator). Center for Protein Therapeutics. 9/1/2019-8/1/2020.