Grant News

Grant News

Grant News

David H. Munn, MD, received an R01 subcontract from LSU Health System for $36K annually for “Metabolic approaches to treat severe viral and inflammatory diseases.” Justin Choi, PhD, received an R01 subcontract from Mayo Clinic for $24K annually for...

Toward pediatric cancer clinical trials

Toward pediatric cancer clinical trials

Theodore S. Johnson, MD, PhD, received a $375K, 3-year award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) for “IDO-Based Immunotherapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors.” This is the first grant to be awarded to GRU/MCG by ALSF, a foundation devoted to...

Blood cancer and heat shock factors

Blood cancer and heat shock factors

Nahid F. Mivechi, PhD, received a $1.3M, 5-year R01 grant from NIH/NCI for “Role of Heat Shock Factors (Hsfs) in Tumorigenesis.” This research will investigate the molecular mechanisms that cause and drive the T-cell subtype of acute lymphoblastic...

Internal Translational Research Award Winners

Internal Translational Research Award Winners

Four Translational Research Awards headed by GRU Cancer Center clinical and scientific collaborators were selected for funding. The four winning projects were selected by an eight-member committee from among 27 submissions. ▪ Yukai He, MD, PhD...

Martha S. Tingen, PhD and Christine O’Meara, MA, MPH, received a $10K Wellness Mini-Grant from the University System of Georgia for “Promoting Wellness through Tobacco Cessation:  A Component of the Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative at Georgia Regents University (GRU).”

Martha S. Tingen, PhD and Christine O’Meara, MA, MPH, received a $10K Wellness Mini-Grant from the University System of Georgia for “Promoting Wellness through Tobacco Cessation: A Component of the Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative at Georgia Regents University (GRU).”

The percentage of adults who smoke in the state of Georgia (19%) and in Richmond County (22%) exceeded the national adult smoking benchmark of 14% in 2012 and registers well above the Healthy People 2020 goal of 12%. Particularly in light of the...

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