A New Investigator Program grant was awarded to Rebecca Richards to investigate engineered cells to more effectively treat acute myeloid leukemia

Rebecca Richards, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant, is the recipient of one of eight New Investigator Program grants from the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP). Her project is entitled, …

Oresta Rule receives UnityPoint Health – Meriter Foundation grant supporting a project to provide human donor milk to infants needing supplemental feeding

Oresta Rule, MD, assistant professor in both the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and the Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery, was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the UnityPoint Health – Meriter …

Aaron Carrel and research team receive grant to validate methods of quantifying liver fat in children at risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Aaron Carrel, MD, professor, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, joins Ivan M. Rosado-Mendez, PhD, and Andrew Wentland, MD, both assistant professors in the Department of Medical Physics, and Diego Hernando, PhD, associate professor in the …

New R21 will support Christine Sorenson’s aim to improve vision outcomes for patients with age-related macular degeneration

Christine Sorenson, PhD, distinguished scientist, Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery, conducts a line of research focused on understanding the role apoptotic processes play in vascular development and function. A recent R21 grant through the …

State health department awards Ryan Coller grant to enhance goal-setting processes during Individualized Service Planning within the Children’s Long-Term Support waiver program

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) awarded Ryan Coller, MD, MPH, associate professor and chief, Division of Hospital Medicine, a $153,073 grand to expand the use of and enhance goal-setting processes during Individualized Service …

Bryan Vonasek granted loan repayment award for work on infection detection in malnourished Malawian children

Bryan J. Vonasek, MD, FAAP, postdoctoral trainee in the Division of Infectious Diseases and a recent UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellow, will receive a two-year Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Award from the National Institute of Allergy …

Bruce Klein and Marcel Wuethrich receive R01 grant to investigate vaccine immunity against coccidioidomycosis

PI Bruce Klein, MD, professor and chief, and co-PI Marcel Wuethrich, PhD, distinguished scientist, both from the Division of Infectious Diseases, received a new R01 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The five-year …