Research Grants Funded in 2016

In 2016, the following five research grants were funded by AzAHEC:

ORGANIZATION

PROJECT NAME

AWARD AMOUNT

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S)

UA College of Medicine - Phoenix, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Center for Applied Nanobioscience and Medicine

Microfluidic enabled 3D in vitro model of osteosarcoma for drug development applications

$10,000

Jian Gu, PhD; Aparna Sertil, PhD

UA College of Medicine - Phoenix, Department of Basic Medical Sciences

Interaction between the mammalian hairless protein and the p53 pathway in the control of brain cancer proliferation and viability

$10,000

Jui-Cheng Hsieh, PhD

UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Department of Pharmacology

Evaluating novel pain therapeutics targeting sodium channels in human nociceptors for improved success of clinical translatability

$10,000

Rajesh Khanna, PhD

UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Department of Pharmacology

Determining the Molecular Mechanism of Functionally Selective cAMP Signaling by Endomorphin Peptides

$10,000

John M. Streicher, PhD; Wei Lei, PhD

UA College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Exploring multi-component reactions for the discovery of broad-spectrum antivirals targeting influenza viruses

$10,000

Jun Wang, PhD