Research

The following are the research grants within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology that are active or have been completed within the last 3 years.

I. NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Trafficking Mechanisms for Secretory Vesicles in Pancreatic Duct Epithelial Cells

  • NIH RO1 DK 080840
  • P.I. Duk-Su Koh, Ph.D, Toan Nguyen, M.D., Co-Investigator
  • Years 02/2011 - 01/2016
  • Direct costs: $ 1,000,500 (UTHSC subcontract: $ 55,500)

Cell Biological Approach to Lipid Absoprtion

  • NIH 1 RO1 DK 074565
  • P.I. Charles Mansbach, M.D
  • Years: 5/2006 - 4/ 2011
  • Direct costs: $ 1,250,000

Racial Difference in HCV/Host Interactions

  • NIH 1 U19 AI48216
  • P.I.: Jaquelyn Fleckenstein, M.D.
  • Years: 2005-2010
  • Direct costs: $ 214,631

II. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

ATP and Pancreatic Duct Epithelial Cell Function and Pathology Merit Review

  • VA Merit Review
  • P.I. Toan Nguyen, M.D.
  • Years 04/2008 - 03/2012
  • Direct costs: $ 610,000

Colonoscopy vs. Fecal Immunochemical Test in Reducing Mortality from Colorectal Cancer

  • VA Cooperative Study CSP #577
  • P.I.: Douglas Robertson, M.D. & Jason Dominitz, M.D.
    Claudio Tombazzi, Site Director for Memphis VAMC
  • Years 2011 - 2021
  • Direct costs: NA

III. INDUSTRY

HCV Monoclonal Antibody Study to Prevent Recurrent HCV Infection

  • Company: Mass Biologics
  • P.I.: Satheesh Nair, M.D.
  • Years: N/A
  • Direct costs: N/A

A Prospective, Multicenter Comparison of Multiphase Contrast-Enhanced CT and Multiphase Contrast-Enhanced MRI for Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma for Liver Transplant Allocation

  • Company: ACRIN 6690
  • P.I.: Satheesh Nair, M.D.
  • Years: N/A
  • Direct costs: N/A
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