Grants

All entries for the grants listed were provided by the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Office of Research

Principal Investigator: Edwards, Jerri
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Title: Planning an Adaptive Clinical Trial of Cognitive Training to Improve Function and Delay Dementia
Sponsor: National Institute on Aging
Yearly Award: $872,226
Award Number: U01AG062368
End Date: 05/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Yang, Ying
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Molecular Mechanisms Enhancing Lymphatic Valve Formation
Sponsor: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Yearly Award: $373,750
Award Number: R01HL145397
End Date: 01/31/2024

Principal Investigator: Lewin, Adam
Department: Pediatrics
Title: Coordinating Center for Research to Promote the Health of Children with Birth Defects and People with Developmental and Other Disabilities
Sponsor: University of South Carolina via Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Yearly Award: $338,014
Award Number: U19DD001218
End Date: 09/29/2022

Principal Investigator: Krischer, Jeffrey
Department: Health Informatics Institute
Title: Center for Identification and Study of Individuals with Atypical Diabetes Mellitus
Sponsor: Baylor College of Medicine via National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Yearly Award: $288,218
Award Number: U54DK118638
End Date: 05/31/2023

Principal Investigator: Birk, David
Department: Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
Title: Collagen XI and XIV Regulatory Mechanisms in Assembly of Tendon Hierarchical Structure and Acquisition of Mechanical Properties in Development and Injury Response
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania via National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Yearly Award: $164,450
Award Number: R01AR073231
End Date: 05/23/2023

Principal Investigator: Currier, Glenn
Department: Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine
Title: PathED Collaborative: Building A Tampa Bay Behavioral Health Pathway to Care PCOR/CER Network
Sponsor: Medical College of Wisconsin via National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Yearly Award: $77,064
Award Number: EAIN-12502
End Date: 10/15/2020

Principal Investigator: Noujaim, Sami
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: A Novel Engineered Peptibody that Blocks the Acetylcholine Activated Inward Rectifier Potassium Current
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Yearly Award: $52,216
Award Number: 19POST34450203
End Date: 12/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Rieg, Timo
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Role of Intestinal NHE3 in Phosphate Homeostasis and Blood Pressure Regulation
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Yearly Award: $51,844
Award Number: 19POST34400026
End Date: 12/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Straub, Diane
Department: Pediatrics
Title: Promoting Adolescent Health through School-Based HIV Prevention
Sponsor: Hillsborough County Public Schools
Yearly Award: $48,159
Award Number: 124787

Principal Investigator: Nair, Viswam
Department: Internal Medicine
Title: Cellular, Molecular, and Quantitative Imaging Analysis of Screening-Detected Lung Adenocarcinoma
Sponsor: Vanderbilt University
Yearly Award: $44,850
Award Number: U01ca196405
End Date: 08/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Krischer, Jeffrey
Department: Health Informatics Institute
Title: Natural History of SSADHD, a Heritable Disorder of GABA Metabolism
Sponsor: Washington State University via Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
Yearly Award: $40,365
Award Number: R01HD091142
End Date: 05/31/2023

Principal Investigator: Seminario Vidal, Lucia
Department: Dermatology
Title: A Double Blind, Randomized, Vehicle Controlled, Crossover Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Topical Naloxone Hydrochloride Lotion
Sponsor: Elorac, Inc.
Yearly Award: $37,968
Award Number: EL-1007-01-01
End Date: 10/16/2020

Principal Investigator: D’Agostino, Dominic
Department: Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
Title: Nutritional Support in a Model of Kabuki Syndrome
Sponsor: Disruptive Nutrition, LLC
Yearly Award: $34,854
Award Number: 2018DNUSF
End Date: 12/31/2019

Principal Investigator: Zesiewicz, Theresa
Department: Neurology
Title: Boston Scientific Fellowship Grant
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Yearly Award: $25,000
Award Number: 20182019Zes
End Date: 06/30/2019

Principal Investigator: Cardet, Juan
Department: Internal Medicine
Title: PATINA – Precision Administration of Treatment in Neutrophillic Severe Asthma
Sponsor: Brigham and Women’s Hospital via National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Yearly Award: $16,472
Award Number: UG1HL139124
End Date: 06/30/2023

Principal Investigator: Scallan, Joshua
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Defining the Mechanisms of Lymphatic and Lymphovenous Valve Development
Sponsor: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Yearly Award: $14,966
Award Number: 0278-03USF-Scallan
End Date: 05/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Kim, Kami
Department: Internal Medicine
Title: Composition and Formation of the Cyst Wall
Sponsor: Albert Einstein College of Medicine via National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Yearly Award: $12,069
Award Number: R01AI34753
End Date: 05/31/2023

Principal Investigator: Seminario Vidal, Lucia
Department: Dermatology
Title: Comprehensive Genomic Analysis of Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction
Sponsor: Henry Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc.
Yearly Award: $11,169
Award Number: 4132
End Date: 06/30/2020 

Principal Investigator: Krischer, Jeffrey
Department: Health Informatics Institute
Title: Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Longitudinal Study of Urea Cycle Disorders
Sponsor: Children’s Research Institute
Yearly Award: $9,000
Award Number: UCDC5101
End Date: 07/31/2019

Principal Investigator: Marin De Evsikova, Caralina
Department: Molecular Medicine
Title: Transposon Expression Changes Induced by Space Environment Extremes of Low Earth Orbit
Sponsor: University of Central Florida via Florida Space Grant Consortium
Yearly Award: $5,000
Award Number:  FSGCUSF
End Date: 04/08/2019

Principal Investigator: Krischer, Jeffrey
Department: Health Informatics Institute
Title: RSBQ Datasets
Sponsor: Anavex Life Sciences
Yearly Award: $2,200
Award Number: RSBQ
End Date: 12/12/2023

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Principal Investigator: Edwards, Jerri
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Title: Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease with Cognitive Training: The PCAT Trial
Sponsor: National Institute on Aging
Yearly Award: $2,701,645
Award Number: R56AG058234
End Date: 08/31/2019

Principal Investigator: Geyer, Susan
Department: Health Informatics Institute
Title: Spatial and Molecular Architecture of Tumor Environments Responsive to IO (immuno-oncology) Therapy: SMARTER-IO
Sponsor: Mayo Clinic
Yearly Award: $402,492
Award Number: SMARTER-IO
End Date: 07/24/2021

Principal Investigator: Espana, Edgar
Department: Ophthalmology
Title: Regulatory roles for collagen XII in establishment of corneal stromal structure and function and re-establishment after injury
Sponsor: National Eye Institute
Yearly Award: $373,750
Award Number: R01EY029395
End Date: 07/31/2023

Principal Investigator: Taylor-Clark, Thomas
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Remodeled Airway Irritant Reflexes as a Cause of Serious Cardiovascular Events
Sponsor: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Yearly Award: $373,750
Award Number: R56HL141330
End Date: 08/31/2019

Principal Investigator: Zesiewicz, Theresa
Department: Neurology
Title: Clinical Trial Readiness for SCA1 and SCA3
Sponsor: Houston Methodist Research Institute via National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Yearly Award: $224,250
Award Number: U01NS104326
End Date: 12/31/2022

Principal Investigator: Shytle, Roland
Department: Neurosurgery
Title: LiProSal
Sponsor: Alzamend Neuro, Inc.
Yearly Award: $150,000
Award Number: GRT12327
End Date: 09/14/2019

Principal Investigator: Chen, Yu
Department: Molecular Medicine
Title: Sulfotyrosine-Guided Discovery of Small Molecule Chemokine Inhibitors
Sponsor: Medical College of Wisconsin via National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Yearly Award: $90,584
Award Number: R01GM097381
End Date: 02/28/2022

Principal Investigator: Burgin, William
Department: Neurology
Title: Disparities in Transition of Care after Acute Stroke Hospitalization: The Transition of Care Stroke Disparity Study (TCSD-S)
Sponsor: University of Miami via National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Yearly Award: $72,508
Award Number: R01MD012467
End Date: 06/30/2022

 Principal Investigator: Borlongan, Cesario
Department: Neurosurgery
Title: Testing AST-OPC1 in a Rat Model of Subcortical and White Matter Stroke
Sponsor: Asterias Biotherapeutics
Yearly Award: $65,001
Award Number: 20180901
End Date: 08/19/2019

Principal Investigator: Weeber, Edwin
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Testing Neuralstem Compound NSI-189 in the Adult Ube3a Maternal Deficient Rat Model
Sponsor: Neuralstem Inc.
Yearly Award: $56,240
Award Number: GRT10898
End Date: 02/28/2019

Principal Investigator: Marcet, Jorge
Department: Surgery
Title: 2018-2019 Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery
Sponsor: Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
Yearly Award: $40,000
Award Number: GRT11447
End Date: 07/31/2019

Principal Investigator: Gonzalez, Eduardo
Department: Family Medicine
Title: FAFCC Grant for Bridge Healthcare Clinic 2018-2019
Sponsor: Florida Association of Free & Charitable Clinics
Yearly Award: $36,100
Award Number: G61706
End Date: 06/30/2019

Principal Investigator: Dominguez Rieg, Jessica
Department: Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
Title: Development of Team-Based Learning Modules that Incorporate SonoSim Ultrasound Simulations to Improve Anatomy and Physiology Learning in First-year Medical Basic Science Courses
Sponsor: The American Physiological Society
Yearly Award: $9,854
Award Number: 2018APSUSF
End Date: 08/08/2019

Principal Investigator: Holloway, Jamie
Department: School of Physical Therapy
Title: Interrelationships Between Motor Ability and Social Foundation in Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sponsor: Florida Physical Therapy Association
Yearly Award: $8,668
Award Number: GRT10112
End Date: 09/30/2020

Principal Investigator: Dabrow, Sharon
Department: Pediatrics
Title: Baby TIPS: Teaching Infant Parenting Skills
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Yearly Award: $2,000
Award Number: 2018 Cycle 2 CATCH
End Date: 07/31/2019

 

Principal Investigator: D’Agostino, Dominic
Department: Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
Title: Optimizing Ketone Metabolic Therapy and Identifying Biomarkers for Mitigation of Prediction of CNS Oxygen Toxicity: Animal Studies
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research
Yearly Award: $247,826
Award Number: N00014-18-2701
End Date: 07/31/2022

Principal Investigator: Dishaw, Larry
Department: Pediatrics
Title: Investigations of an Invertebrate Secreted Immune Effector that Influences Microbial Communities of the Gut
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Yearly Award: $219,528
Award Number: 1817308
End Date: 06/30/2022

Principal Investigator: Nash, Kevin
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Effect of Psychotropic Medications in a Mouse Model of Tauopathy
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Association
Yearly Award: $70,000
Award Number: AARF-17-533378
End Date: 05/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Blair, Laura
Department: Molecular Medicine
Title: ER Stress as a Mediator of Tau-Induced Neurotoxicity
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Association
Yearly Award: $50,000
Award Number: AARG-18-566635
End Date: 06/30/2021

Principal Investigator: Morano, Jamie
Department: Internal Medicine
Title: Southern HIV Alcohol Research consortium (SHARC) Administrative and Research Support Core
Sponsor: University of Florida via National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Yearly Award: $40,514
Award Number: U24AA022002
End Date: 03/31/2023

Principal Investigator: Krischer, Jeffrey
Department: Health Informatics Institute
Title: Facilitate the Implementation of a Single IRB Model
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania via National Institutes of Health
Yearly Award: $442,465
Award Number: 573010
End Date: 5/31/2018

Principal Investigator: Liu, Ruisheng
Department: Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
Title: Renal Hemodynamics and Hypertension During Pregnancy
Sponsor: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Yearly Award: $387,823
Award Number: R01HL137987
End Date: 01/31/2022

Principal Investigator: Nash, Kevin
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Therapeutic Agonist of CX3Cr1 for Alzheimer’s Disease
Sponsor: National Institute of Aging
Yearly Award: $271,005
Award Number: R21AG055080
End Date: 02/29/2020

Principal Investigator: Edwards, Jerri
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Title: Identifying Novel Predictors of Dementia, Nursing Home Admissions, and Associated Cost
Sponsor: National Institute on Aging
Yearly Award: $224,250
Award Number: R21AG059121
End Date: 03/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Philpot, Rex
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Title: Increasing Dietary Choline to Prevent Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Deficits
Sponsor: National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health
Yearly Award: $224,250
Award Number: R21AT009734
End Date: 01/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Currier, Glenn
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Title: Suicide Risk Analysis
Sponsor: BayCare Behavioral Health Inc.
Yearly Award: $190,000
Award Number: USF022018
End Date: 01/31/2019

Principal Investigator: Wenders, Anna
Department: Area Health Education Center
Title: USF Federal AHEC Point of Service Maintenance and Enhancement Regional Statewide AHEC Consortium Subagreement
Sponsor: University of Florida via Health Resources and Services Administration
Yearly Award: $186,123
Award Number: UFDSP00012052
End Date: 08/31/2018

Principal Investigator: Edwards, Jerri
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Title: Dynamic Useful Field of View Training to Enhance Older Adults’ Cognitive and Motor Function
Sponsor: The Retirement Research Foundation
Yearly Award: $130,553
Award Number: 2017-179
End Date: 12/31/2019

Principal Investigator: Kang, David
Department: Molecular Medicine
Title: Divergent RanBP9 Signaling in Tau Pathogenesis
Sponsor: Florida Department of Health
Yearly Award: $110,286
Award Number: 8AZ29
End Date: 01/31/2020

Principal Investigator: Chen, Yu
Department: Molecular Medicine
Title: Biophysical fragment Screening and Structure Determination for Class A, B, and D Carbapenemasses
Sponsor: University of California, San Francisco via National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Yearly Award: $89,699
Award Number: 10578sc
End Date: 11/30/2019

Principal Investigator: Wang, Lei
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Macula Densa NOS1-Beta and Acute Kidney Injury
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Yearly Award: $77,000
Award Number: 18CDA34110441
End Date: 06/30/2021

Principal Investigator: Somboonwit, Charurut
Department: Internal Medicine
Title: Health Outcomes and Cognitive Effects of Marijuana Use Among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
Sponsor: University of Florida via National Institute on Drug Abuse
Yearly Award: $76,113
Award Number: UFDSP00011986
End Date: 03/31/2021

Principal Investigator: Nash, Kevin
Department: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
Title: Identification of Agonists/PAMS of the Fractalkine Receptor (CX3CR1) to Treat Degenerative Disease
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Research UK
Yearly Award: $65,233
Award Number: UGRT11802-01122016
End Date: 12/31/2018