Pilot Grant Recipients - Round #107 SOM I3 Nexus (5/2021)

5 awards funded, $450,000 total

  • The microbiome and phosphate homeostasis. FGF23 regulation by a gut-bone axis
    • George R. Beck, Jr. (Medicine)
  • Nox4 mediates age-dependent severity and progression of cardiac fibrosis leading to heart failure
    • Michael A. Burke (Medicine) and Louise Hecker (Medicine)
  • DNA Methylation and Fear Extinction Psychophysiology: Investigating Biomarkers of PTSD Treatment Response
    • Jessica Maples-Keller (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences) and Alicia K. Smith (Gynecology and Obstetrics)
  • Direct comparison of high-risk schizophrenia genetic variants using translational cell biology
    • Jennifer G. Mulle (Human Genetics) and Erica Duncan (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
  • The Gastrointestinal Microbiome and Hypersomnolence: Understanding the Mechanisms Underlying a Novel Treatment
    • Lynn Marie Trotti (Neurology)