June 3, 2019

We recently funded several Pilot & Feasibility and Small Grant awards!

Congratulations to all who got funded! 

Pilot & Feasibility: 

  • Benjamin Allen, PhD, University of Michigan (Cell and Developmental Biology)
    “Investigating a Novel Role for Gas1 in Kidney Morphogenesis”
  • Arvind Rao, PhD, University of Michigan (Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics)
    “Synthesizing Image Derived Heterogeneity with Genomic Measurements for Assessing Chronic Kidney Disease Progression”
  • Tze-Woei Tan, MD, University of Arizona (Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery)
    “Understanding Patients’ Perspective for Brachial Basilic Fistula: Steps Toward Shared Decision Making in Complex Hemodialysis Access”
  • Heather Ward, PhD, University of Washington (Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology)
    “Defining Molecular Signatures and Cellular Behaviors of Distinct Glomerular Populations”

Small Grants:

  • Jennifer Harder, MD, University of Michigan (Internal Medicine – Nephrology)
    “Podocyte-specific gene expression variation in nephrotic syndrome”
  • Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD, University of Michigan (Internal Medicine – Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes)
    “Effect of metabolic perturbations on measures of diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in type 1 diabetes”