Research

Current Research Funding

Principal Investigator: David D. Brand, PhD
Title of Project: "Mechanisms of Tolerance in Collagen Induced Arthritis"
Grant Source: Department of Veterans Affairs Merit Award
Period of Funding: 01/01/07 - 12/31/11

Principal Investigator: Weikuan Gu, PhD
Title of Work: "Study of the Gene for Alcoholism Using Mouse Models"
Grant Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH 1R01 AA016342-01A2
Period of Funding: 07/01/09 - 06/30/11

Title of Work: "Identification of the Genetic Defect in Tsk2 Mice"
Grant Source: Department of Veteran Affairs Merit Award
Period of Funding: 10/01/10 – 09/30/13

Principal Investigator: Karen A. Hasty, PhD
Title of Work: A Translational Approach for Treatment of Cartilage Degradation
Source of Grant: Department of Veterans Affairs Merit Award
Period of Funding: 0/01/06 - 06/30/11

Principal Investigator: Andrew H. Kang, MD
Co Investigator: Linda K. Myers, MD
Title of Work: "Suppression of Collagen Induced arthritis With Altered Peptide Ligands"
Grant Source: NIAMS, NIH 1R01 AR055266-01A2
Period of Funding: 09/01/09 - 08/31/11

Principal Investigator: Wei Li, PhD
Title of Work: "Discovery of Novel Cytoxic Agents for Advanced Melonoma"
Grant Source: NIH 1R15CA125623-01A2
Period of Funding: 3/2008-2/2011

Title of Work: "Novel biosynthetic pathway for secosteroids and the skin"
Grant Source: NIH 1RO1 AR052190-01A2
Period of Funding: 7/2006-6/2011

Principal Investigator: Duane Miller, PhD
Title of Work: "Study of Phospholipid Growth Factor Receptors"
Grant Source: NIH, RO1 CA 92160 (PI: Tigyi/Co-I Miller)
Period of Funding: 09/01/06 – 08/31/11

Title of Work: "Biosynthetic Pathway for secosteroids and the Skin"
Grant Source: NIH, RO1 AR052190-01A2 (PI:Slominski/Co-I Miller)
Period of Funding: 07/01/06 – 06/30/11

Principal Investigator: Linda K. Myers, MD
Title of Work: "Immune Suppression of Collagen Arthritis"
Grant Source: NIAMS, 5R01 AR055661-02
Period of Funding: 4/1/09 - 3/31/14

Principal Investigator: Arnold E. Postlethwaite, MD
Title of Project: "Chronic Sleep Restriction Increases Immunity to Autoantigen: Role of the SNS"
Grant Source: NIH, NIAMS 1RC 1AR058723-01
Period of Funding: 09/28/09 – 08/11/11

Title of Project: "Phase I Trial of CII APL A12 in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Period of Funding: 09/07 - 08/12
Grant Source: VA Merit Review Grant

Title of Work: SSc Platelet Phenotype Effected by Cytokines
Grant Source: National Scleroderma Foundation
Period of Funding: 01/01/10-12/31/12

Title of Project: "Multicenter Phase II Trial of Oral Type I Collagen in Scleroderma"
Grant Source: NIH/NIAMS NO1-AR-92242-02 (PI)
Period of Funding: 09/30/99 - 06/30/07

Principle Investigator: Ragenda Raghow
Title of Work: Feedback and Trans-regulation of a Craniofacial Msx1 Promoter/Enhancer
VA Merit Review Grant
Period of Funding: 09/07 – 08/12

Title of Project: "Regulation Of SREBP-1C Processing By Insulin And Cyclic-Amp" (Elam PI, Raghow co-investigator)
Grant Source: NIH 5R01DK075504-03
Period of Funding: 07/01/07 – 06/30/11

Principal Investigator: Edward F. Rosloniec, PhD
Title of Work: "Immunological Mechanisms Controlling Susceptibility to Autoimmune Arthritis"
Grant Source: Department of Veterans Affairs Merit Award
Funding Period: 10/01/02 – 9/30/14

Principal Investigator: Andrzej T. Slominski, MD, PhD
Title of Work: "Novel Biosynthetic Pathway For Secosteroids And The Skin"
Grant Source: NIAMS, NIH 5R01AR052190-04
Period of Funding: 08/01/06 – 09/30/11

Principal Investigator: John M. Stuart, MD
Title of Work: "Collagen Autoimmunity in Rheumatoid Arthritis"
Grant Source: VA Merit Review Grant
Period of Funding: 09/01/07 - 08/31/012

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