iPRIME Awards Four $100,000 Faculty Seed Grants

December 13, 2022 by

Four interdisciplinary teams of researchers have been awarded $100,000 seed grants by the University-funded iPRIME P2PE initiative. iPRIME supports projects focused on immunology, imaging, and informatics in precision immunomedicine for Cardiovascular Disease. Learn more on the iPRIME website.

Tick Bite Exposure and Coronary Artery Disease Risk

  • Loren Erickson, PhD, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Research, School of Medicine
  • Richard Flowers, MD, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine
  • Jeff Wilson, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Allergy Division, Beirne B. Carter Center for Immunology Research, School of Medicine

Ensuring Fairness and Robustness of Immunology Data

  • Aidong Zhang, PhD, Professor of Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Data Science
  • Ani Manichaikul, PhD, Center for Public Health Genomics and Department of Public Health Sciences

Impact of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors on systemic inflammation in women with coronary microvascular disease

  • Patricia Rodriguez-Lozano, MD, Director of Women’s Heart Health Program, Department of Medicine, Cardiology
  • Mete Civelek, PhD, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Public Health Genomics

Integrative single-nucleus and spatial profiling analysis to identify novel biomarkers of chronic inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy

  • Clint L. Miller, PhD, Center for Public Health Genomics, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine
  • Sula Mazimba, MD, Heart and Vascular Center, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, School of Medicine

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