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Grant Awards & Prizes

Congratulations to this Years’ Lung Biology Pilot Project Awardees! Work will begin July 1, 2017.

Richard Phipps and Eric Small

Multiple Principal Investigators
Sponsor: NIH/NHLBI
Title: DYSREGULATION OF COMMON METABOLIC AND TRANSCRIPTIONAL PATHWAYS IN HEART AND LUNG FIBROSIS
R01  HL133761
9/1/2016 – 6/30/2020

Patricia Sime and Richard Phipps

Multiple Principal Investigators
Sponsor: NIH/NHLBI
Title: NOVEL THERAPIES FOR CIGARETTE SMOKE INDUCED LUNG INJURY
R01  HL120908
8/15/2014 – 5/31/2018

Patricia Sime and Richard Phipps

Multiple Principal Investigators
Sponsor: NIH/NHLBI
Title: MULTIDISCIPLINARY TRAINING IN PULMONARY RESEARCH
T32 HL066988
9/1/2001 – 6/30/2022

Jacob Finkelstein

Principal Investigator

Title: Fibroblast apoptosis resistance in lung fibrosis may originate from Toll-like receptor 4 interference during normal wound healing

2017-2018

Deborah Fowell

Principal Investigator

Title: GPCR requirements for Th2 cell migration in allergic inflammation

2017-2018

Charles Lowenstein, Neil Blumberg, and Arshad Rahman

Multiple Principal Investigators

Title: The role of SLC44A2 in Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury

2017-2018

Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Steven Gill, and Sally Quataert

Multiple Principal Investigators

Title: Interplay between viral and bacterial co-infection and super-infection in the lungs

2017-2018

These recipients were chosen out of a group of very competitive applicants because their projects are high-risk, high-reward with the potential to lead to innovative and transformative breakthroughs. 

Congratulations and continued success to:

Mark J. Utell and Richard P. Phipps

Multiple Principal Investigators
Sponsor: Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Title: Exploratory Analysis of Serum Indicators of Occupational and Environmental PAH Exposures in Burn Pit Workers
2013-2018

Arshad Rahman and Fabeha Fazal

Multiple Principal Investigators
Sponsor: NIH/NHLBI
Title: ER-Mitochondrial Control of Acute Lung Injury
R01 HL130870
8/15/2016-6/30/2020

David Topham

Principal Investigator
Sponsor: NIAID
Title: Respiratory Pathogens Research Center
HHSN272201200005C
12/13/2011 – 12/12/2018

Jackie Williams and Patricia J. Sime

Multiple Principal Investigators
Sponsor: NIH
Title: Lactate promotes scarring after irradiation
R01 HL127001
01/01/2016 – 12/31/2019