2014-2015 Pilot Studies Awarded

Awardees BTC Institution Title of Project
Robert Straubinger
Jun Qu
Wen Wee Ma
Elizabeth Repasky
  • School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Biomarkers for detection of treatment response and disease recurrence in pancreatic cancer
Thomas Cimato
Andrei Gudkov
Paul Wallace
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Senescence as a stimulus for inflammation
Amin Karami
Vijay Iyer
  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Vibration powered leadless cardiac pacemaker
Ruogang Zhao
Stelios Andreadis
  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Human fibrotic microtissue chips for screening of anti-fibrotic therapies
Umesh Sharma
John Canty
Gen Suzuki
Leslie Ying
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Use of cardiac MRI and tissue characterization to identify the morphology of myocardial scar and high-risk peri-infarct region
James Jarvis
Drucy Borowitz
Yijun Sun
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Expression-based biomarkers in cystic fibrosis