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Pilot Funding Programs at the Keck School and Grant Reviewer Appreciation Reception

February 13, 2019 : 2:00pm - 6:00pm at Catherine and Joseph Aresty Auditorium, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, USC Health Sciences Campus

Celebration of Pilot Funding Programs and Reviewer Appreciation!!

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Event Details

Come to listen to the awardees and learn about different pilot funding programs at the Keck School!

12 speakers representing 8 pilot funding programs: 

  • Keyue Shen, PhD Microscale Engineering of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niches in a Dish 
  • Stefano Da Sacco, PhD Reducing Cardiovascular Disease by Protecting the Kidney: Development of a Novel Glomerulus-on-a-Chip Platform for Drug Screening
  • Rusty Lansford, PhD Beyond Average: Investigating Heterogeneity for Thousands of Single Cells during Cardiogenesis
  • Crystal Marconett, PhD Determining the impact of LINC00261 on the DNA damage response in lung adenocarcinoma
  • Houda Alachkar, PhD Immunomodulatory Effects of Midostaurin via Targeting Regulatory T. Cells
  • Jesse Berry, MD Analysis of Chromosomal Changes and Driver Genes in the Aqueous Humor of Retinoblastoma Eyes: The Surrogate Tumor Biopsy
  • Brian Lee, MD Identifying Neurophysical Biomarkers of Voluntary Movement Planning, Initiation, and Inhibition in the Basal Ganglia of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
  • Kay Jann, PhD Brain activity during the micturition cycle
  • Judy Pa, PhD NeuroRiderVR: Targeted physical and cognitive activity in a VR environment for older adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease
  • Jill Johnston, PhD NOVEL BIOMARKERS TO DETERMINE SUSCEPTIBLE WINDOWS OF EXPOSURE TO TOXIC METALS FROM A METAL SMELTER
  • Iris Ahronowitz, MD The USC High Risk Skin Disease Clinic and Research Collaborative
  • Dominique Duncan, PhD Collaborative quality control and correction of neuroimaging data using web-services and virtual reality environment

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Juli Wu


NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.