RTRN is pleased to announce the recipients of the Small Grants Program (SGP) Pilot Project awards for the 2015-2016 cycle, ending June 30, 2016. The RTRN SGP Pilot Project provides funding for short-term basic, clinical and translational science projects that involve inter-institutional collaborations and mentoring between faculty at two or more RCMI grantee institutions and that utilize specific services of the Data Coordinating Center (DCC).
Collaborator and Institution
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Selenate and Reduction of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
George Perry, Ph.D.
University of Texas at San Antonio
The City College of New York
Social Exclusion and Psychosis Risk among Urban Ethnic Minority Emerging Adults
Regina Miranda, Ph.D.
University of Hawaii
Puni Ke Ola – Pilot Project
Edna Acosta-Perez Ph.D.
University of Puerto Rico
Universidad Central del Caribe
Immunomodulatory Effects of Curcumin on Lymphocytes from Prostate Cancer Patients
Deana Hallman, M.D.
University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus
Charles R. Drew University
Role of Inflammation in the Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study Cohort
Kaumadi Joshipura, Sc.D., University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus and
Jung Hye Sung Lee, DrSc., Jackson State University