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Grants & You Newsletter Summer 2018: Grants Funded - Congratulations!

Grants Funded

Grants Funded March 14 - June 14, 2018

Grants Funded at MOSDOH

External Grant Awarded:

*Dwight McLeod, DDS, MS, MOSDOH, “Results Dissemination of Dentin Hypersensitivity Reduction Upon Professional Application,” Colgate-Palmolive Company grant transfer from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville to ATSU, $8,161.92, October 2017 – March 2019.

Grants Funded at KCOM

External Grants Awarded:

*Keith Elmslie, PhD, KCOM Pharmacology, “Excitabilty of Afferents Evoking the Exercise Pressor Reflex," Year 09 (Penn State Prime, sub to KCOM), National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (R01), $182,973, April 2018 – March 2019.

**Vineet Singh, PhD, KCOM Microbiology, “Impact of Unsaturated Fatty Acids on S. aureus Membrane Properties," Year 1 (Illinois State University Prime, Sub to KCOM), National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (R21), $6,000, December 2017 – November 2018.

Intramural Grants Awarded:

Warner/Fermaturo and the ATSU Board of Trustees Research Grant

Yohei Norimatsu, PhD, KCOM Physiology, “Computational and Electrophysiological Study of Mu Opioid Receptor Functional Selectivity and Splice Variants,” $10,000, July 2018 – June 2020.

KCOM Biomedical Sciences Proposals Funded - $6,000 each

Aaron Steimel and Robert Baer, PhD, KCOM Physiology, “Effect of Altering CD47 Expression Levels on Metastatic Behavior in Melanoma.”

Matthew Hill and James Cox, PhD, KCOM Biochemistry, “Effect of Cystatin QV-Peptide on PKC in PANC-1 Cells.”

Radheya Naik and Henry Han, PhD, KCOM Pharmacology, “Role of MCPIP1 on Neurodegeneration Following Hypoxic-Ischemia in the Mouse.”

John Ehlen and Tim Ostrowski, PhD, KCOM Physiology, “Inflammation and Baroreflex Control in the STZ-Induced Model of AD.”

Grants Funded at ASDOH

External Grant Awarded:

Maureen Perry, DDS, MPA, MAEd, ASDOH Advanced Care Clinic, “Ryan White Part A HIV Emergency Relief Grant Program," (Maricopa County of Arizona Prime, Sub to ASDOH), Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau – HIV Emergency Relief Project Grants, $123,750, March 2018 – February 2019.

Grants Funded at SOMA

External Grant Awarded:

*Jessica Yi, OMS III, SOMA, and Valerie Sheridan, DO, SOMA Clinical Education Department, “ATSU-SOMA-HealthPoint Student Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Clinic,” American Osteopathic Foundation, $500, November 2017 – May 2018.

Grants Funded at ASHS

External Grants Awarded:

**Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, ASHS Athletic Training Program, “Characteristics of Patient Encounters and the Impact of Clinical Experiences for Professional Athletic Training Students," (Old Dominion University Prime, Sub to ASHS), National Athletic Trainers' Association, $9,761, September 2017 – August 2019.

Jodi Young, PT, DPT, ASHS Physical Therapy, “Physical Therapy Utilization, Dosing, and Timing of Manual Therapy Intervention in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis,” American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, $4,000, October 2017 – September 2019.

Intramural Grants Awarded:

ATSU Strategic Research Fund

Ashley Marshall, PhD, ATC, Kenneth Lam, ScD, ATC, Curt Bay, PhD, ASHS Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, “Do Baseline Measurements of Functional Performance and Health-Related Quality of Life Predict Occurrence of Lateral Ankle Sprain Injuries?” $19,700, July 2018 – June 2019.

Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, ASHS Athletic Training Program, “Characteristics of Patient Encounters and the Impact of Clinical Experiences,” $8,000, July 2018 – June 2019.

Warner/Fermaturo and the ATSU Board of Trustees Research Grant

Kellie Bliven, PhD, ATC, Saskia Richter, PhD, ATC, ASHS Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, ASHS Athletic Training Program, “The Effect of Ultrasound Modules on Spatial Ability Among Graduate Health Professions Students: A Randomized Control Trial,” $9,749, July 2018 – June 2019.

Tamara Valovich McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA, Hayley Root, PhD, MPH, ATC, ASHS Athletic Training Program, “Physical Literacy Measurements in Ethnically Diverse Youth Athletes,” $7,900, July 2018 – June 2019.


*Full proposal development and support provided by the ATSU Sponsored Programs team
**Technical support provided by the ATSU Sponsored Programs/Research Support team(s)