Melissa Blank, PhD (WVU) - "Electronic cigarettes and smokers' choice to quit"
Jung Kim, PhD (MU) - "The central regulation of Lrp1b in the development of obesity"
Bingyun Li, PhD (WVU) - "Feasibility study to identify intracellular bacteria in chronic infection patient"
Ubolrat Piamjariyakul, BSN, PhD (WVU) - "Palliative care coaching for family caregivers & patients with rare advanced lung disease"
Zachary Zinn, MD (WVU) - "Effect of a nickel free diet and nickel sensitization on GRED patients"
Sara Anderson, PhD (WVU) - "West Virginia and the opioid epidemic: the role of schools"
Joanna Kolodney, MD (WVU) - "A feasibility study: comparison of Carvedilol with chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone in second line Glioblastoma Multiforme and response of peripheral Glioma circulating tumor cells"
Malcom Mattes, MD (WVU) - "Measurement of tumor oxygenation using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance"
Harold Roberts, MD (WVU) - "Impact of endocarditis on heart valve surgery outcomes: national and local analyses"
Robert Marsh, MD, PhD (WVU) - "Dissecting the vascular anatomy involved treatments for trigeminal neuralgia"
Holly Cyphert, PhD (MU) - "The use of bile acids as biomarkers for PCOS"
Justin Kupec, MD (WVU) - "Vitamin D supplementation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): do high normal Vitamin D levels reduce the frequency of IBD flares and improve symptoms"
Jocelyn Stokes, PhD (WVU-Eastern) - "Feasibility of the Competent Learner Model for parents of children with Autism"
Launch Pilot Grants
Matthew Dietz, MD (WVU) - "Preclinical assessment of an active antibiotic spacer"
Han-Gan Yu, PhD (WVU) - "Specific activation of BK potassium channel triggers selective destruction of triple negative breast tumor in vivo"
Sophie Ren, MD (WVU) - "A blood sourced strategy treats acute stroke"
Michael McCawley, PhD (WVU) - "Comparison of an aerosol dispersion test with standard clinical measures"
Shari Steinman, PhD (WVU) - "Development and pilot test of internet-delivered postpartum anxiety prevention"
Collin John, MD (WVU) - "Gene Regulators And Cardiovascular health Evaluation in childhood/adolescent obesity study (The GRACE Study)"
Appalachian Translational Research Network Grants
Traci Jarrett, PhD (WVU) & Gia Mudd-Martin, BSN, PhD (UK) - "Journey of Hope in Appalachian Youth: Building Youth Resilience"