Faraci Receives $2.54M R01

Frank Faraci, PhD, Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and of Pharmacology, received a five-year, $2.54M R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Faraci plans to use these funds to study small vessel disease (SVD) in the brain to gain insight into mechanisms and potential therapies that could prevent this group […]

Four VA Merit Award Applications Granted

A number of Internal Medicine members have received favorable responses to VA Merit Award applications. We would like to congratulate four of those researchers, who describe the work these grants will fund below. Lee-Ann Allen, PhD Professor of Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Dysregulation of the inflammatory response by¬†Francisella tularensis […]

The Research Town Hall and Making a Difference

An important conversation I have been very motivated to begin is now underway. More than 50 members of the Department recently attended our first Research Town Hall late last month. For an hour we discussed a wide range of topics related to our research mission, ranging from tools and mentoring for completing successful grant applications […]