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Cycle 4 Awardees

Project: Toward a Robust Clinical Diagnostic Assay for the Microbiome
PI: Kenny B Beckman, PhD

Project: Novel methods for reversing dental caries in human enamel
PI: Alex Fok, PhD

Project: An innovative obstructive sleep apnea therapy and diagnostic tool
PI: Conrad Iber, MD

Project: Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Intractable Sleep Disorders
PI: Gregory F. Molnar, PhD

Project: Intranasal delivery of benzodiazepine prodrug/enzyme combinations for seizure rescue
PI: Ronald Siegel, ScD

Cycle 3 Awardees

Project: Targeted Cardio-Cerebral Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator (TC-ECMO)
PI: Arthur G. Erdman, PhD

Project: PET molecular imaging probe for epidermal growth factor receptor: Precision medicine in cancer treatment through patient stratification
PI: Benjamin Hackel, PhD

Project: Wristbot: A robotic system for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of sensory and motor dysfunction of the wrist and hand
PI: Jurgen Konczak, PhD

Project: Brain Enhanced Hearing Aid: Combining Somatosensory Neuromodulation with Sound Stimulation to Treat Tinnitus
PI: Hubert Lim, PhD

Project: A Composite Biomarker Score Computer Aided Diagnostic Device (CBS-CAD) for Improved Prostate Cancer Management with Quantitative Multiparametric MRI
PI: Gregory J. Metzger, PhD

Project: Commercialization of a Tissue-Engineered AV Graft
PI: Robert Tranquillo, PhD

Project: An imaging device to unveil, non-invasively, information linked to microscopic anatomical structures in human tissues for clinical diagnosis.
PI: Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele, MD/PhD

Project: Peripherally restricted opioid analgesic combination to minimize abuse liability
PI: George Wilcox, PhD

Cycle 2 Awardees

Project: CD8T cell immunotherapy to functionally cure HIV
PI: Pamela Skinner, PhD

Project: Instrumented urethral catheter for distributed pressure and EMG measurements
PI: Rajesh Rajamani, PhD

Project: MMG22, a potent analgesic for chronic inflammatory pain associated with metastatic/primary bone cancer
PI: Philip S. Portoghese, PhD

Project: Reducing sepsis-related mortality in cancer patients through microbiome therapy
PI: Dan Knights, PhD

Project: Stem Cell-derived islets for treatment of type 1 diabetes
PI: Meri Firpo, PhD

Project: Preparing Heart and MindTM: A Mobile and Web Application for Expectant Parents and Health Care Providers After Fetal Heart Disease Diagnosis
PI: Anne McKechnie, PhD

Cycle 1 Awardees

Project: 3D Shoulder Motion Measurement.
PI: Paula Ludewig, PhD

Project: Engaging human NK cells to kill cancer with trispecific biologics.
PI: Daniel Vallera, PhD

Project: Novel therapeutics for difficult to treat breast cancers.
PI: Venkatram Mereddy, PhD

Project: Rapid determination of antimicrobial susceptibility profile from a colony (rapid AST).
PI: Valerie Pierre, PhD

Project: U of M Food and Nutrition Database API to support mHealth, telehealth and wearableHealth applications.
PI: Lisa Harnack, PhD