Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people

Awards, March 2016

MARCH 2016

Adam Boyko
(New Award) Louisiana State University (American Kennel Club / Canine Health Foundation, Inc.)
Hereditary Deafness in Dogs - Genomic Studies in Australian Cattle Dogs and Dalmatians Using Full Sibling Pairs

Jennifer Cassano / Lisa Fortier
Morris Animal Foundation
Macrophage Regulation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Function in Tissue Regeneration

Jonathan Cheetham
University of Pittsburg (NIH/NIDCR)
A Regenerative Medicine Approach for TMJ Meniscus Restoration: Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Replacement Pig Model GLP

Frances Chen / Natasza Kurpios / John Schimenti
(New Award) NIH-Office of the Director (OD)
The Genomic Mechanisms of Transcription and Disease: Generating Mouse Models for Laterality Defects Using CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Engineering at the Pitx2 Locus

Theodore Clark
NIH-Office of the Director (OD)
Sharing ASSETs: Expanding Science Opportunities in K-12 Classrooms

Bethany Cummings
(New Award) NIH-National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Efficacy of Bariatric Surgery to Decrease the Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Mice

Lisa Fortier
(New Award) Xintela AB
Investigating the Ability of Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Diminish the Effects of Cartilage Injury

Michael Kotlikoff
NIH-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Vascular Precursors and Cell-Cell Signaling in Heart Vasculogenesis

Natasza Kurpios
NIH-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Mechanisms Underlying Asymmetric Rotation and Vascular Development of the Midgut

Paolo Moroni / Daryl Nydam
Safeguard Biosystems Holdings LTD
Microarray Development

Daryl Nydam / Paul Virkler
(New Award) Delaval International Ab
Descriptive Study of the Influence of the Clover Liner on Machine Milking Induced Teat Tissue Changes

Romain Pariaut
(New Award) American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD) Therapy in Dogs with Severe Ventricular Tachy-Arrhrythmias: A Pilot Study

Brian Rudd
NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Regulation of Neonatal Immunity by LET-7/LIN28

Brian VanderVen
NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Exploiting Metabolic Toxicities to Identify Compounds that Inhibit Cholesterol Metabolism in M. Tuberculosis

Sera Young
(New Award) NIH-National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Health Consequences of Water Insecurity for HIV-infected Mothers and their Infants