Intramural Research Awards

Augusta University offers various competitive intramural grants to our researchers.  

  • AU-GSU Seed Award Program
  • Career Development Scholar Program
  • Converge Rural Health Grant Program
  • Intramural Grant Program (IGP)
  • Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity (RSCA) Award
  • Translational Pilot Grant Program
FY 2023 Recipients  Previous Recipients  Application Information

FY 2023 Recipients


award icon AU-GSU Seed Award Program

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Stephen Hsu, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Oral Biology and
  • Diagnostic Sciences

"Pre-IND studies of novel EC16 nasal formulations to reduce Post-COVID neurologic symptoms"

GSU PI: Mukesh Kumar PhD, DVM, Biology Department

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Stacie Pettit, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Department of Teaching and Leading

"Factors Influencing the Successful Transition of Students in Foster Care to Higher Education: An Exploratory Pilot Study"

GSU PI: Ann DiGirolamo, PhD, MPH, Georgia Health Policy Center

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Christy Ledford, PhD, FACH

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Family Medicine

"Novel instruments for assessing community perceptions of researchers and the research process"

GSU PI: Leslie Wolf, JD, MPH, College of Law

award icon Career Development Scholar Program

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Rachel Elam, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine
"Development of a fracture absolute risk assessment tool for persons with type 2 diabetes"
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Hong Shi, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine
"The Role of Perivascular Adipose Tissue in Regulating Endothelial Function in Lupus-Prone Mice"

 

Previous Recipients

award icon AU-GSU Seed Award Program 

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Yanbin Dong, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Prevention Institute

"Geographical Disparities in Healthcare Access and Living Conditions on Mental and Cardiovascular Health: Longitudinal Analyses in the Central Savannah River Area"

GSU PI: Dajun Dai, PhD, Department of Geoscience

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Jessica Filosa, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology

"Inverse neurovascular coupling in the hypothalamus contributes to neurohumoral activation in heart failure"

GSU PI: Javier Stern, MD PhD, Neuroscience Institute

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Joseph Miano, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Development and Characterization of a Novel Humanized Mouse Model for COVID-19"

GSU PI: Christopher Basler, Ph.D., Institute for Biomedical Sciences

 


award icon Career Development Scholar Program

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Hong Shi, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine
"The Role of Perivascular Adipose Tissue in Regulating Endothelial Function in Lupus-Prone Mice"
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Ryan Bloomquist, DMD, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Restorative Sciences
"De-Novo Innervation of a Transplant Organ"
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Daniel Linder, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Biostatistics and Data Statistics
"Heterogeneity of COVID-19: Predictive modeling of Outbreak Hotspots and Mortality"
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Marlo Vernon, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia Cancer Center
"Breast and Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women: Intergenerational Cancer Prevention"

award icon Converge Rural Health Grant Program

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Colleen Walters, DNP

  • College of Nursing
  • Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

“Remote Rural Nursing Practice International Collaboration (RNPIC) between Augusta University’s College of Nursing (AU CON) and Robert Gordon University’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice (RGU SNMP)”

Submitted by Drs. Colleen Walters and Carol Hunter of Augusta University and Dr. Heather Bain, Debbie Wilson and Jane Mair from Robert Gordon University.

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Carol Hunter, DNP

  • College of Nursing
  • Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

“Remote Rural Nursing Practice International Collaboration (RNPIC) between Augusta University’s College of Nursing (AU CON) and Robert Gordon University’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice (RGU SNMP)”

Submitted by Drs. Colleen Walters and Carol Hunter of Augusta University and Dr. Heather Bain, Debbie Wilson and Jane Mair from Robert Gordon University.

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Nancy Havas, MD, FAAFP

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Family Medicine

“Health Care Student Rural Experience Learning in Scotland and Georgia”

Submitted by Dr. Nancy Havas, associate dean for Learner Affairs at the Medical College of Georgia; Laura Chalmers, head of the Centre for Collaborative and Interprofessional Practice at Robert Gordon University; Denise Kornegay, associate dean for Georgia Statewide AHEC; and Dr. Kathryn Martin, associate dean for Regional Campus Coordination at MCG.

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Kathryn Martin, MPH, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Family Medicine

“Health Care Student Rural Experience Learning in Scotland and Georgia”

Submitted by Dr. Nancy Havas, associate dean for Learner Affairs at the Medical College of Georgia; Laura Chalmers, head of the Centre for Collaborative and Interprofessional Practice at Robert Gordon University; Denise Kornegay, associate dean for Georgia Statewide AHEC; and Dr. Kathryn Martin, associate dean for Regional Campus Coordination at MCG.

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Elena Prendergast, DNP

  • College of Nursing
  • Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

“Impact of an international interprofessional education experience designed to equip future health care professionals with skills to care for rural and marginalized populations”

Submitted by Dr. Elena Prendergast, assistant professor of nursing at Augusta University; Dr. Devin Lavender, clinical assistant professor of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Georgia; and Laura Chalmers, head of the Center of Employability and Community Engagement at Robert Gordon University.

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Preethi Reddi

  • Medical College of Georgia

“A comparative study of associations between time to first antenatal appointment and preterm births in rural Georgia and rural Scotland”

Submitted by Preethi Reddi, a student at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and Joanna Shim, a research fellow at Robert Gordon University.


award icon Intramural Grant Program (IGP)

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Jennifer Sullivan, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology

"Mechanisms of adverse pregnancy outcomes in a rat model of pregnancy following acute kidney injury"

 

MPIs: Drs. Sullivan and Faulkner

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Jessica Faulkner, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology

"Mechanisms of adverse pregnancy outcomes in a rat model of pregnancy following acute kidney injury"

 

MPIs: Drs. Sullivan and Faulkner

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Yunchao Su, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

"Calpain/talin/MLCP axis in pulmonary endothelial barrier regulation"

 

MPIs: Drs. Su and Verin

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Alexander Verin, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Calpain/talin/MLCP axis in pulmonary endothelial barrier regulation"

 

MPIs: Drs. Su and Verin

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Jaclyn Murray, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Department of Teaching and Leading

"How Prospective Elementary Teachers Plan Inquiry and Design Lessons with Model-Based Inquiry"



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Darren Browning, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"Regulation of epithelial-neuronal communication by extracellular cGMP in the intestine"
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Li Chen, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia Prevention Institute
"Sodium Intake, DNA Methylation in Leucine/∝-KIC HMB Pathway and Blood Pressure Regulation"
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Yanbin Dong, MD, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia Prevention Institute
"Cocoa flavanol intervention of gut microbial aging and related inflammaging"
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Deborah Jehu, PhD

  • College of Allied Heath Sciences
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences: PhD in Applied Health Science

"The effects of exercise on executive function in older adults living with dementia"

MPIs: Drs. Jehu and Hamrick

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Mark Hamrick, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Cellular Biology & Anatomy

"The effects of exercise on executive function in older adults living with dementia"

MPIs: Drs. Jehu and Hamrick

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Laszlo Kovacs, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center
"Contribution of HIV-derived proteins to the development of Pulmonary arterial hypertension"
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Brain Stansfield, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Generation and characterization of a novel exosome reporter mouse model"

MPIs: Drs. Stansfield, Csanyi, and Tang

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Gabor Csanyi, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

"Generation and characterization of a novel exosome reporter mouse model"

MPIs: Drs. Stansfield, Csanyi, and Tang

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Yao-Liang Tang, MD, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Generation and characterization of a novel exosome reporter mouse model"

MPIs: Drs. Stansfield, Csanyi, and Tang

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Wenbo Zhi, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine
"Identification and confirmation of early urinary proteomic and glycoproteomic biomarkers of neonatal acute kidney injury in preterm infants"

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Monique Bethel, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine/Cardiology
"Social Determinants of Health and Peripheral Arterial Disease in African-Americans"
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Tohru Fukai, Ph.D, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Endothelial Metabolism and Redox Imbalance in Vascular Disease"

 

MPIs Drs. Fukai and Ushio-Fukai

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Masuko Ushio-Fukai, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Endothelial Metabolism and Redox Imbalance in Vascular Disease"

 

MPIs Drs. Fukai and Ushio-Fukai

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Stuart Thompson, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine/Infectious Disease
"In vivo protein cross-linking to define a novel Campylobacter jejuni flagellar regulatory system"
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Shaoyong Su, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia Preventative Institute
"Plasma neuron-derived exosome protein profile and cognitive impairment in middle age"
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Ahmed Elmarakby, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences
"The interplay between obesity and sex dimorphism in periodontitis"
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Jennifer Bradford, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Biological Sciences
"Characterizing breast cancer modulation of CXCR3/CXCL10 axis via macrophage NF-kappaB signaling"
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Rudolph Lucas, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"ENaC-α mediates lung fluid clearance and capillary barrier function in pneumonia"

 

MPIs: Drs. Lucas, Csanyi, and Lambert

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Gabor Csanyi, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"ENaC-α mediates lung fluid clearance and capillary barrier function in pneumonia"


MPIs: Drs. Lucas, Csanyi, and Lambert

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Nevin Lambert, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

"ENaC-α mediates lung fluid clearance and capillary barrier function in pneumonia"


MPIs: Drs. Lucas, Csanyi, and Lambert


award icon Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity (RSCA) Award 

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Clément Aubert, PhD

  • School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science

"Concurrency on Reversible Computations (CIRCO)"

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Dustin Avent-Holt, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of Social Sciences

"What is Productivity?: Defining & Redefining in Economic Discourse"

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Kim S. Barker, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Department of Teaching and Leading

"Community  Assets in Support of Teaching and Learning: Celebrating Golden Blocks through Multigenre Texts"

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Maria Sabbatini, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Biological Sciences

"Participation of Twist1 and NADPH Oxidose1 – Evoked matrix Metalloproteinase9 Secretion in Activated pancreatic Stellate Cells"

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Mary-Kate Lizotte, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of Social Sciences

"Gender and American Democracy: Differences in Support for Democratic Values & Principles"

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Sangsun Choi, MFA

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of Communication

"International Documentary Production Proposal: North Korean Defectors in South Korea"

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Shogo Mori, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Chemistry & Physics

"Characterization of the Enzymatic Homologation Pathway for discovery of Drugs with Resistance to Biodegration"


award icon Translational Science Pilot Grant Program

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Avirup Guha, MBBS, MPH

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine
"Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Approach in Enrollment of Men with Prostate Cancer to Study Vascular Aging associated with Androgen Deprivation Therapy"
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Haidong Zhu, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia Prevention Institute
"Formative Evaluation of the BP Self-Management Text Messaging Program for African Americans"

award icon AU-GSU Seed Award Program

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Adam Berman, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine

"Determinants, Impacts, and Spillover Effects of Telestroke Therapy in Georgia"

GSU PIs: Aaron Baird, PhD, Institute for Health Administration; Yisen Xia, PhD, Institute for Insight; Yichen Cheng, PhD, Institute for Insight

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Martha Tingen, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine

"Pilot Evaluation of a Mobile Health Intervention for Smoking Cessation In Rural and Urban Georgia"

GSU PI: Claire Adams Spears, PhD, Department of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences

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Ashwani Tiwari, PhD

  • Institute of Public and Preventative Health

"Understanding the Feasibility of a Mobile Health Augmentation for Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment Interventions: An Applicable Approach During Times of COVID-19 & Beyond"

GSU PI: Sharon Self-Brown, PhD, Department of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences

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Jose Vazquez, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine

"Virus Genetics Variation and anti- SARS-CoV-2 Antibody in COVID-19 Patients in Georgia"

GSU PI: Christopher Basler, PhD, Institute for Biomedical Sciences

 

award icon Career Development Scholar Program

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Ryan Bloomquist, DMD, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Restorative Sciences
"De-Novo Innervation of a Transplant Organ"
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Daniel Linder, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Biostatistics and Data Statistics
"Heterogeneity of COVID-19: Predictive modeling of Outbreak Hotspots and Mortality"
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Marlo Vernon, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia Cancer Center
"Breast and Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women: Intergenerational Cancer Prevention"
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Justin Moore, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Population Health Sciences
"Geographic and Racial Disparities in Mammography Screening"

award icon Intramural Grant Program (IGP)  

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Justine Abais-Battad, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology
"Sex Differences Drive Gut Microbiota Composition and Alter Susceptibility to Dahl Salt-Sensitive Hypertension"
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Ryan Bloomquist, DMD, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Restorative Sciences
 "De-Novo Innervation of a Transplant Organ"
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Wendy Bollag, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology
"VLDL, Aldosterone and Obesity-Associated Hypertension"
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Gabor Csanyi, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Intercellular communication via macropinocytosis in abdominal aortic aneurysm"


MPIs: Drs. Csanyi and Stansfield

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Brian Stansfield, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Intercellular communication via macropinocytosis in abdominal aortic aneurysm"


MPIs: Drs. Csanyi and Stansfield

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Jaclyn Murray, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Department of Teaching and Leading
"Developing Mental and Expressed Models through a Course in Physical Science for Prospective Elementary Teachers"
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Mong-Heng Wang, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology
"New Strategy to Enhance the ability of RAS Blockade in Diabetic Retinopathy"

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Ali Arbab, MD, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia Cancer Center
"SPECT Imaging of Alternatively Activated Macrophages in the Tumor Microenvironment Can Detect Breast Cancer Metastasis in Distal Organs"
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Soumia Brakta, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Structural Variants in Mullerian Anomalies"
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Rudolph Lucas, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center
"Restoration of ENaC Blunts SARS-CoV2S Protein-Induced Lung Endothelial Dysfunction"
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Barbara Mysona, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy
"Role of Astrocyte-Endothelial Interactions in von Hippel-Lindau Disease"
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Maria Eugenia Sabbatini, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Biological Sciences
"Characterizing the Fibrogenic Role of NADPH Oxidase 1 in the Transition From Chronic Pancreatitis to Pancreatic Cancer"
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Menaka Thounaojam, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Ophthalmology
"Pharmacological and Metabolic Impact of Bile Acids in Complications of Prematurity"
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John Vender, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Neurosurgery
"Remote Ischemic Conditioning in Traumatic Brain Injury"

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Eric Belin de Chantemele, DSc

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Sex Differences in the Activation of the Leptin-Aldosterone-MR Axis: Study in Human Samples"

MPIs: Drs. Belin de Chantemele and Saeed

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Muhammad Saeed, MBBS

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Surgery

"Sex Differences in the Activation of the Leptin-Aldosterone-MR Axis: Study in Human Samples"

MPIs: Drs. Belin de Chantemele and Saeed

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Jessica Filosa, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology

"The Impact of Blood Pressure Variability on Neurovascular Function"

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Brian Miller, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

"Clozapine, Insomnia, Hyperarousal and Suicide in Schizophrenia"

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Muthusamy Thangaraju, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

"Role of DNMT1 in Regulation of Genome-Wide Methylation in ADPKD Cystogenesis"

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Alexander Verin, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"HDAC9 Nuclear/Cytoplasmic Shuttling in Pulmonary Vascular Endothelial Barrier Regulation"


award icon Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity (RSCA) Award 

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Dinesh Hasija, PhD

  • James M. Hull College of Business
  • Department of Management and Marketing
"Political Lobbying by Foreign Firms: A New Firm-level Data Set"
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Trent Michael Kays, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of English & Foreign Languages
"The Internet Fact"
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Paul Langridge, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Biology

"Developing a Platform for Engineering Customizable Cell-Cell Signaling in vivo"

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Darla Linville, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Department of Advance Studies & Innovation

"What Youth Want: Queer Adult Allies for Queer and Trans Youth"

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E. Nicole Meyer, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of English & Foreign Languages

"Questioning Family Fractures in Nathalie Sarraute's Life Writing: Investigating the Archive"

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Marianna Williams, MFA

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of Art and Design

"ECC Venice Art Biennial Installation"


award icon Intramural Grant Program (IGP)

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Ali Arbab, MD, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center
"Targeting IL-8-CXCR2 Axis to Enhance the Therapeutic Effects of Temozolomide and Radiation in Glioblastoma (GBM)"
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James Kenneth Byrd, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Otolaryngology
"The Effects of Chemotherapy on Gastrostomy Site Healing"
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Laura Carbone, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine

"Amino Acids and Osteoporosis in Aging"

MPIs: Drs. Carbone and Isales

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Carlos Isales, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

"Amino Acids and Osteoporosis in Aging"

MPIs: Drs. Carbone and Isales

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Christopher W. Cutler, DDS, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Periodontics
"DC Exosome Therapy to Resolve Inflammatory Bone Loss and Oral Infection"
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Hanfei Ding, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center
"Linking Nucleotide and Amino Acid Metabolism to Cholesterol Synthesis by MYCN (R01CA236809-01A1)"
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Nahid Mivechi, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center

"Role of Heat Shock Transcription Factor Hsf1 in Tumorigenesis"

MPIs: Drs. Mivechi and Moskofidis

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Dimitrios Moskofidis, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center

"Role of Heat Shock Transcription Factor Hsf1 in Tumorigenesis"

MPIs: Drs. Mivechi and Moskofidis

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Nagendra Singh, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
"Inhibition of Ufmylation for Treatment of Bortezomib Resistant/Refractory Multiple Myeloma"
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Alexander Verin, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Endothelial Barrier Protection and Repair in Acute Lung Injury"

MPIs: Drs. Vernin, Fulton, Su, and Lucas

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David Fulton, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Endothelial Barrier Protection and Repair in Acute Lung Injury"

MPIs: Drs. Vernin, Fulton, Su, and Lucas

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Yunchao Su, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

"Endothelial Barrier Protection and Repair in Acute Lung Injury"

MPIs: Drs. Vernin, Fulton, Su, and Lucas

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Rudolf Lucas, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Endothelial Barrier Protection and Repair in Acute Lung Injury"

MPIs: Drs. Vernin, Fulton, Su, and Lucas

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Yisang Yoon, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology

"A Novel Regulatory Mechanism of Mitochondrial Permeability Transition"


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Pachiappan Arjunan, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Periodontics
"Oral Dysbiosis and Age-related Macular Degeneration"
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Eric Belin de Chantemele, DSc

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Contribution of the integrase inhibitor Dolutegravir to Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease in Persons Living with HIV and Mouse  Models of HIV"

 

MPIs: Dr. Belin de Chantemele and Harris

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Ryan Harris, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Preventative Institute

"Contribution of the integrase inhibitor Dolutegravir to Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease in Persons Living with HIV and Mouse  Models of HIV"

 

MPIs: Dr. Belin de Chantemele and Harris

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Haroldo Flores-Toque, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center
"Activation of Endothelial ENaC-alpha Blunts TNF-mediated Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes"
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Babak Baban, PhD

  • Dental College of Georgia
  • Department of Oral Biology & Diagnostic Sciences
"Cannabidiol Induced-IL-33 Restricts Tumor Growth in Melanoma-Bearing Mice"

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Scott Barman, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
"Galectin-3: A mediator of vascular remodeling in pulmonary arterial hypertension"
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Yanbin Dong, MD, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Prevention Institute
"The Effects of Cocoa Consumption and Multivitamin Supplementation on Biological Aging in COSMOS"
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Graydon Gonsalvez, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy
"Using Proximity Ligation to Identify the Components of a Localization Complex"
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Haidong Zhu, MD, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Prevention Institute
"High Sodium Intake, Gut Microbiome and Blood Pressure Control"

award icon Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity (RSCA) Award

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Elizabeth Culatta, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of Social Sciences
"Justice and Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault: Identifying Barriers to Mental and Physical Health Services"
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Maria Sabbatini, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Biology
"Characterizing the Fibrogenic Role of Nox1 in the Transition from Chronic Pancreatitis to Pancreatic Cancer"
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Seretha Williams, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of English and Foreign Languages
"Goose Island: Manuscript and Digital Project"
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Spencer Wise, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of English and Foreign Languages
"Holderness: A Novel"
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Weiming Xiang, PhD

  • School of Cyber and Computer Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science
"Certifiable and Scalable Security Design for Learning-Enabled Cyber-Physical Systems"
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Paul York, PhD

  • School of Cyber and Computer Sciences
  • Department of Computer and Cyber Sciences
"Computer-Assisted Navigation and Engagement"

award icon Intramural Grant Program (IGP)

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Clare Bergson, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
"Biosensors of Synaptic Plasticity and Remodeling"
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Wendy Bollag, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology
"The Aquaporin-3/Phospholipase D2/Phosphatidylglycerol Signaling Module in Dermatoporosis"
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Darren Browning, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
"Colon Cancer Chemoprevention with Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors"
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Angelia Holland, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Department of
  • Kinesiology
"Impact of Ketotic Strategies on Trauma Recovery"
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Terri Marin, PhD

  • College of Nursing
  • Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing
"Physiologic Biomarkers to Detect Subclinical Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury"
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Vincent Robinson, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Medicine
"The Diagnostic Utility of the In-vitro "Provoked" D Dimer Test in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism"
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Maria Eugenia Sabbatini, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Department of Biological Sciences
"Characterizing the Fibrogenic Role of Nox1 in the Transition from Chronic Pancreatitis -to- Pancreatic Cancer"

 

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Mohamed Al-Shabrawey, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Oral Biology & Maxillofacial Pathology
"Bioactive Lipids and Neuronal Dysfunction in Diabetic Retinopathy"
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Scott Barman, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
"PBK: A Mediator of Vascular Remodeling in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"
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Honglin Li, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"C53 Protein as a Novel Regulator of Paneth Cell Development and Intestinal Homeostasis"
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Jie Li, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center
"Wrestling Stress: Role of Ufm1 Conjugation in Pathological Cardiac Remodeling"
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Santhakumar Manicassamy, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center
"Regulation of Oral Tolerance and Intestinal Inflammation by Antigen Presenting Cells"
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Pamela Martin, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"Mechanisms and Therapeutics in Aging Retina"
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Brian Miller, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior
"Insomnia, Autonomic Dysfunction, and Suicidal Ideation in Schizophrenia"
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Paul O'Connor, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology
"NaHC03 Protects from CKD Progression by Activating Splenic Anti-Inflammatory Pathways"
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David Stepp, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center
"Skeletal Muscle Lipid Accumulation as a Mechanism of Cardiovascular Disease"
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Muthusamy Thangaraju, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"Identification of Small Molecule to deplete Breast Cancer Stem Cells by Targeting RAD51AP1"
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Gang Zhou, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center
"Tumor Oxidative Stress and Antitumor Immunity"

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John Cowell, PhD, DSc

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center
"Defining the Role of FGFR1 in AML Development and Progression"
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KM Monirul Islam, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Institute of Public and Preventative Health
 "Assessing the Prevalence of Under-Reporting Sexually Transmitted Infections in Augusta, Georgia"
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Nahid Mivechi, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Georgia Cancer Center
"Role of Heat Shock Factors (Hsfs) in Tumorigenesis"
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Huabo Su, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center
"Novel Post-Translational Mechanisms Regulating Mitochondrial Homeostasis in the Adult Heart"
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Jennifer Sullivan, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology

"The Role of Aldosterone in High Fat Diet-Induced Hypertension in Males and Females"

MPIs: Drs. Sullivan, Belin de Chantemele, Bollag

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Eric Belin de Chantemele, DSc

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"The Role of Aldosterone in High Fat Diet-Induced Hypertension in Males and Females"

MPIs: Drs. Sullivan, Belin de Chantemele, Bollag

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Wendy Bollag, PhD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Department of Physiology

"The Role of Aldosterone in High Fat Diet-Induced Hypertension in Males and Females"

MPIs: Drs. Sullivan, Belin de Chantemele, Bollag

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Lufei Young, PhD

  • College of Nursing
  • Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

"Investigator-Initiated Pilot Study to Evaluate Preclinical Effects of Nicotinamide Riboside in Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm"

MPIs: Drs. Young and Weintraub

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Neal Weintraub, MD

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Vascular Biology Center

"Investigator-Initiated Pilot Study to Evaluate Preclinical Effects of Nicotinamide Riboside in Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm"

MPIs: Drs. Young and Weintraub


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Dustin Avent-Holt, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences

"Political Violence, Status Salience, and Workplace Inequality in Israel, 1005 - 2015"

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Megan Buning, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Advanced Studies and Innovation
"The Effect of Mental Performance Training on Umpire's Self-Efficacy to Perform"
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Christina Heckman, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • English and Foreign Languages
"Rethinking Matter: Learning and Labor in Early English Culture"
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Angelia Maleah Holland, PhD

  • College of Education
  • Kinesiology
"Ketone Salt Supplementation in Children"
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Laurence Miller, PhD

  • College of Science and Mathematics
  • Psychological Sciences
"Modeling Sustained Pain-Related Behavioral and Cognitive Impairment: Effects of Monoamine Reuptake Inhibitors"
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Wendy Turner, PhD

  • Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department of History, Anthropology & Philosophy
"Law and Regulation of Health in Post-Plague England"