2016-2017 Pilot Studies Awarded

Awardees BTC Institution Title of Project
Jerry Richards
  • Research Institute on Addictions
Effects of Nicotine on the Reinforcing Value of Alternatives to Eating in Animals
Heather Lehman
Bruce Miller
Beatrice Wood
James Jarvis
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Defining and Treating A New Pediatric Asthma Endotype: Depression-related Asthma Mediated by the Cholinergic Pathway
Donald Mager
Wen Wee Ma
Robert Straubinger
  • School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Pharmacological Network Analysis and Modeling of Complex Chemotherapeutic Regimens in Pancreatic Cancer: Pharmacodynamic Design of Novel Combination Therapies
Jun Qu
John Canty
Jianmin Wang
  • School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Novel Circulating Biomarkers for Sudden Cardiac Death
Ferdinand Schweser
David Poulsen
John Leddy
Asla Pitkänen
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Investigation of Brain Calcification in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Using Advanced Quantitative Magnetic Susceptibility MRI
Jack Sullivan
Jonathan Lovell
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Novel Theranostic Approaches to Treat Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration, Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy, and Other Retinal Vascular Diseases
Kinga Szigeti
Gabriela Popescu
Brian Trummer
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Narrowing the Gap in the Genetic Architecture of Alzheimer's Disease