Quarterly Recap of Pharmacy Faculty Research Grants – FY 2021 Q1

Recapping the quarters beginning July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020, the UConn School of Pharmacy congratulates the following Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy Practice faculty and their teams for their FY21Q1 research grant awards* totaling $5,294,716: Raman Bahal, Ph.D. DHHS/NIH/National Cancer Institute/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Targeting microRNAs to the tumor microenvironment with […]

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Recapping the quarters beginning July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020, the UConn School of Pharmacy congratulates the following Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy Practice faculty and their teams for their FY21Q1 research grant awards* totaling $5,294,716:

Raman Bahal, Ph.D.
DHHS/NIH/National Cancer Institute/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Targeting microRNAs to the tumor microenvironment with pHLIP conjugated next generation chemically modified PNAs
07/28/2020 $886,089

Raman Bahal, Ph.D.
DHHS/NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse
Nanodelivery therapeutic systems for substance use disorder
09/21/2020 $241,500

Diane Burgess, Ph.D.
DHHS/FDA/Food and Drug Administration
Continuous Manufacturing of Nanoparticles: Establishing Real-Time-Release Testing Methods for a GMP-Ready System and Evaluation
08/21/2020 $999,350

Xiuling Lu, Ph.D.
DHHS/FDA/Food and Drug Administration
Assessing Long-Acting Injectable Formulations Using in Vivo Imaging
09/29/2020 $1,131,742

Andrew Wiemer, Ph.D.
DHHS/NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Role of immune modulating butyrophilins in gamma delta T cell activation
09/27/2020 $2,032,035

Kathleen Adams, Pharm.D.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Creating an inclusive climate within pharmacy practice
07/07/2020 $4,000

*¬†Grant awards listed in UConn’s Office of the Vice President for Research OVPR’s Quarterly Reports are those reported as fully executed