Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

New Intramural
Grant Awardees

Congratulations to the recipients of the

2017 Deans’ Transformational Science Awards

Linda Siracusa, Benjamin Leiby
“A Genetic Mouse Model Of Adult-Onset Epilepsy”

Ya-Ming Hou, Davide Trotti
“Repeat-associated non-AUG translation, tRNA, protein synthesis”

Maria Martinez Cantarin, Ubaldo Martinez Oustchoorn
“Tissue Metabolism in response to uremia”

Ulhas Naik
“Developing novel inhibitor of Ask1 for treating thrombotic disorders”

Qiaoli Li, Koen van de Wetering
“Targeting the pyrophosphate deficiency in PXE”

Jefferson/PhilaU DTSA Awards

Tung Chan, Roger Armen, Deepak Deshpande, Megan Fuller, Mathtew Milkevitch
“Converting Non-PAINS Akt Inhibitors into Activators for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Therapy”

Anusua Datta, Willie Oglesby
“Access to Health Insurance and Utilization of Treatment for Opioid Abuse: Evidence from State Medicaid Expansions under the Affordable Care Act”

Therese Johnston, Muthu Govidnaraj
“Cycling Biomechanics in Cyclists with Knee Pain: Integration of a Custom Pedal Interface for Measuring 3D Cycling Kinetics”