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Aakalu, Vinay K. Chicago, ILNovel Treatments for Modulation of Innate Immunity in Veteran Related Eye Diseases Merit Review
Abdel-Malek, Zalfa . Cincinnati, OHTargeting the Melanocortin 1 Receptor by Selective Small Analogs of ?-Melanocortin for Melanoma Prevention Merit Review
Agarwal, Anupam . Birmingham, ALLymphangiogenesis in the pathogenesis of Acute Kidney Injury Merit Review
Agarwal, Jayant P. Salt Lake City, UTIntramedullary antibiotic therapy for the treatment of osteomyelitis Merit Review
Aguiar, Ricardo C. San Antonio, TXIRF8 and lymphomagenesis Merit Review
Ahmad, Nihal . Madison, WIRole of polo like kinase 4 in melanomagenesis and melanoma progression Merit Review
Ahmed, Khalil . Minneapolis, MNMechanisms of CK2-regulated prostate cancer survival and death Merit Review
Alam, Noor M. Sepulveda, CAPreoptic/Hypothalamic Mechanisms of Sleep-Wake Regulation Merit Review
Alexander, Richard . Baltimore, MDCytomegalovirus-based Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer Merit Review
Algood, Holly . Nashville, TNThe role of T cell derived cytokines in Helicobacter pylori Merit Review
Allen, Lee-Ann H. Iowa City, IADysregulation of the inflammatory response by Francisella tularensis Merit Review
Allen, Matthew . Indianapolis, INTreating bone deterioration associated with chronic kidney disease Merit Review
Alpini, Gianfranco D. Temple, TXAutocrine/Paracrine Regulation of Intrahepatic Bile Duct Growth Merit Review
Anderson, Rozalyn . Madison, WIAdiponectin signaling in sarcopenia development and treatment Merit Review
Antalis, Toni M. Baltimore, MDProteolytic Pathways in Venous Thrombus Resolution Merit Review
Anthony, Donald D. Cleveland, OHRole of NK cells in control of HCV infection associated hepatocellular carcinoma Merit Review
Arbiser, Jack L. Decatur, GAPalladium based nanoparticles for the treatment of advanced melanoma Merit Review
Arnold, Shanna A. Nashville, TNALCAM as a Biomarker of Treatment Response and Progression in Urogenital Cancers Career Development
Arvanian, Victor L. Northport, NYCombining new gene therapy with non-invasive spinal roots stimulation to improve synaptic plasticity at spino-muscular circuitry after spinal cord injury Merit Review
Atamas, Sergei P. Baltimore, MDThe Central Role of IL-33 in Immune-Mediated Scarring Merit Review
Azhar, Salman . Palo Alto, CARole of Cholesterol in Age-related Decline in Steroidogenesis Merit Review
Bacallao, Robert L. Indianapolis, INReducing Nephrotoxicity while enabling read through of missense stop codons by Gentamicin congeners Merit Review
Bacallao, Robert L. Indianapolis, INEndogenous Mitochondria Resistance to Acute Kidney Injury Merit Review
Bachmeier, Corbin . Bay Pines, FLRegulation of Matrix Metallopeptidase 9 by Apolipoprotein E Merit Review
Bachmeier, Corbin . Bay Pines, FLRole of Cerebrovascular cells in tau processing following traumatic brain injury Merit Review
Baer, Maria . Baltimore, MDInhibition of Pim kinases in acute myeloid leukemia Merit Review
Baker, Anthony J. San Francisco, CARight Heart Function in Health and Chronic Disease Merit Review
Banerjee, Snigdha . Kansas City, MORole of Cyr61/CCN1 in Pancreatic Cancer Progression and Therapy Merit Review
Banik, Naren . Charleston, SCHormonal Intervention Protects Axon-myelin to Promote Functional Recovery in SCI Merit Review
Barrientos, Antonio . Miami, FLSlowing Proteotoxic Neurodegeneration by Boosting Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Recruiting a Novel Class of Chaperones Merit Review
Basheer, Radhika Brockton, MAPurinergic Mechanisms in Homeostatic Sleep Control Merit Review
Bastarache, Julie A. Nashville, TNPotential Protective Mechanisms of Tissue Factor in Acute Lung Injury Merit Review
Beck, George R. Decatur, GABio-active Nanoparticles and the stimulation of autophagy for improved bone mass Merit Review
Beck, Kevin . East Orange, NJNeuroinflammation and abnormal behavior following combined chemical exposures and bacterial infection Pilot Study
Beck, Kevin . East Orange, NJVolatile organic compound effects on brain and behavior Pilot Study
Becker, Howard C. Charleston, SCRole of BDNF in Ethanol Dependence and Escalation of Drinking Merit Review
Beckham, Jean C. Durham, NCGenetic and Epigenetic Dissection of PTSD in African American Veterans Merit Review
Beckham, John Denver, CODefining the Mechanism of Alpha-synuclein Dependent Restriction of Viral Neuroinvasion Merit Review
Beenhouwer, David O. West Los Angeles, CAEnhancing the Delivery of Amphotericin B Across the Blood Brain Barrier for Treatment of Cryptococcal Meningoencephalitis Merit Review
Beers, Michael F. Philadelphia, PASurfactant Protein C Mutations and Interstitial Lung Disease Merit Review
Beliakova-Bethell, Nadeja . San Diego, CAHIV reactivation from latency - role of CD4 T cell maturation phenotype Career Development
Bellido, Teresita . Indianapolis, INPTH receptor Signaling and Diabetes-induced Bone Disease Merit Review
Bennett, Robert G. Omaha, NERelaxin and PPAR gamma Activation for Liver Disease Treatment Merit Review
Benson, Christopher J. Iowa City, IARole of ASICs within sensory neurons in health and disease Merit Review
Bergan, Raymond . Portland, ORTherapeutically targeting cancer cell motility Merit Review
Bernal-Mizrachi, Carlos . St. Louis, MOVitamin D and Developmental Origins of Insulin Resistance Merit Review
Bernal-Mizrachi, Ernesto . Miami, FLmTORC1 signaling and regulation of alpha-cell mass and function. Merit Review
Bhowmick, Neil A. Sepulveda, CAParacrine Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Metastatic Progression Merit Review
Bickford, Paula C. Tampa, FLRole of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Parkinson's Disease Merit Review
Bickford, Paula C. Tampa, FLAging and Microglial Polarization Merit Review
Bikle, Daniel D. San Francisco, CAVitamin D and Calcium signaling in epidermal stem cell maintenance, activation, and function Merit Review
Bishop, Gail A. Iowa City, IATRAF3 as a key regulator of B cell survival pathways Merit Review
Bjorness, Theresa E. Dallas, TXThe Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Conditioned Place Preference to Cocaine. Career Development
Blair, Harry C. Pittsburgh, PARegulation of Osteoblasts by ACTH and VEGF Merit Review
Blevins, James E. Seattle, WARole of Brown Adipose Tissue Thermogenesis in Oxytocin-Elicited Weight Loss in Rodents and Nonhuman Primates Merit Review
Block, Michelle . Indianapolis, INO3 and the Lung-Brain Axis: Regulating Alzheimer's-like Neuropathology Merit Review
Bonomo, Robert A. Cleveland, OHThe Continuing Challenge of Carbapenemases in K. pneumoniae: KPC-2 & NDM-1 Merit Review
Bouvet, Michael . San Diego, CADevelopment of Near Infrared Fluorescence-Guided Surgical Navigation and Tumor Specific Photoimmunotherapy for Improved Outcomes for GI Cancers Merit Review
Brand, David D. Memphis, TNElucidating the Mechanisms that link the Shared Epitope, Periodontal Disease and Arthritis Merit Review
Brecha, Nicholas . West Los Angeles, CARegulation of Calcium Signaling in Retinal Ganglion Cells after Nerve Injury Merit Review
Britigan, Bradley E. Omaha, NEDevelopment of Gallium-Based Therapies for Pulmonary Mycobacterial Infections Merit Review
Brophy, Colleen M. Nashville, TNSurgical Trauma-Induced Vascular Injury Merit Review
Brown, Ritchie E. Brockton, MASleep Spindles: Role of Thalamic Reticular Nucleus and Parvalbumin GABA Neurons Merit Review
Buck, Kari J. Portland, ORGenetic Vulnerability to Alcohol, Oxidative Homeostasis, and NAC Efficacy Merit Review
Bunney, Patricia E. Minneapolis, MNNovel Plant Alkaloids for the Treatment of Obesity Career Development
Burnstein, Kerry . Miami, FLA Novel Drug Target for Aggressive Prostate Cancer Merit Review
Burton, Edward A. Pittsburgh, PAPathogenesis and drug discovery for tauopathy Merit Review
Bushman, Wade . Madison, WIRole of Inflammation and Fibrosis in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Merit Review
Butcher, Eugene C. Palo Alto, CATranscriptional Profiling of Human High Endothelial Venules Merit Review
Butterick, Tammy A. Minneapolis, MNDietary fat effect on brain immune response and inflammation Merit Review
Byron, Kenneth L. Hines, ILKCNQ Channels in Airway Smooth Muscle Physiology and Disease Merit Review
Bysani, Chandrasekar . Columbia, MOTRAF3IP2 in Adverse Cardiac Remodeling and Heart Failure Merit Review
Cai, Dongming . Bronx, NYMicroRNA Regulation of Phospholipid Homeostasis in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis Merit Review
Cai, Hui . Decatur, GARegulation of Renal BK Channel by WNK Kinase and its Interacting Proteins Merit Review
Caldwell, Ruth B. Augusta, GAMechanisms of Traumatic Retinal Injury: Targeting the Arginase Pathway Merit Review
Cambi, Franca . Pittsburgh, PANovel ALS models: FUS conditional knockout in motor neurons and oligodendrocytes Pilot Study
Canty, Jr., John M. Buffalo, NYDynamic Remodeling From Reversible Ischemia and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Merit Review
Cao, Guodong . Pittsburgh, PAReprogrammed cell therapy for white matter restoration in aged brain ischemia Merit Review
Carrier, France . Baltimore, MDChemopotentiation by Low Dose Fractionated Radiation Therapy for disseminated intra-abdominal cancers Merit Review
Carrithers, Michael D. Chicago, ILA Macrophage Cation Channel in Prevention and Recovery from Inflammatory Injury Merit Review
Chalfant, Charles E. Tampa, FLThe role of RNA splicing in non-small cell lung cancer Merit Review
Chang, John . San Diego, CAInterrogating adaptive immunity to microbial infection Merit Review
Chang, Wenhan . San Francisco, CAA novel treatment for bone fracture repair Merit Review
Charness, Michael E. Brockton, MAAlcohol Antagonists Merit Review
Chen, Guan . Milwaukee, WIA protein-complex as a novel therapeutic target for K-Ras dependent colon cancer Merit Review
Chen, Jin . Nashville, TNRole of mLST8 in mTORC2-dependent lung cancer that are refractory to targeted therapies Merit Review
Chen, Jun . Pittsburgh, PAInterleukin-4 as a Novel therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury Merit Review
Chen, Jun . Pittsburgh, PAHeat shock proteins and neuroprotection in cerebral ischemia Merit Review
Chen, Suzie . East Orange, NJGRM1-induced HIF-1? and reprogramming of glutamine metabolisms in melanoma Merit Review
Chen, Xiao-Dong . San Antonio, TXHow Does a Young Extracellular Matrix Rejuvenate Old Mesenchymal Stem Cells? Merit Review
Chiamvimonvat, Nipavan Sacramento, CARegulation of ion channels in the heart Merit Review
Cho, Clifford S. Ann Arbor, MIRe-engineering the tumor draining lymph node to achieve memory T cell-based adoptive immunotherapy Merit Review
Chu, Cong-Qiu . Portland, ORRegeneration of hyaline cartilage in situ with bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells Merit Review
Clark, David J. Palo Alto, CAEpigenetic Modulation of Pain X Opioid Interactions Merit Review
Clark, Robert A. San Antonio, TXAnalysis of Olfactory Dysfunction for Early Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease Merit Review
Clemens, Thomas L. Baltimore, MDBiology of IGFs in Bone Merit Review
Cohen, David M. Portland, ORA Novel Locus in the Regulation of Human Water Balance Merit Review
Cohen, Eric P. Milwaukee, WIAfferent arteriolar function and novel small molecules for renal radiation injury Merit Review
Cole, Gregory M. Sepulveda, CAHow to modulate innate immune function to prevent age-related neurodegeneration Merit Review
Cook, David G. Seattle, WABuilding translationally relevant relationships between neuropathology and abnormal neuroimaging in Veterans and mechanisms of blast-induced neurotrauma in mice Merit Review
Cooper, Denise R. Tampa, FLMechanisms for treating ischemic wounds with human adipocyte derived stem cell exosomes Merit Review
Cowart, Lauren Ashley . Richmond, VARoles of Sphingolipids in the Pathophysiology of Obesity and Diabetes Merit Review
Crawford, Fiona . Tampa, FLSpleen tyrosine kinase as a new target for Alzheimer's Disease Merit Review
Crawford, Fiona . Tampa, FLMaintenance of telomerase activity as a treatment for Gulf War Illness Pilot Study
Crawford, Fiona . Tampa, FLIdentification of Plasma Biomarkers of Gulf War Illness Using "omic" Technology Merit Review
Crowley, Steven D. Durham, NCThe role of the M1 macrophage response in the progression of chronic kidney disease Merit Review
Cruz, Ponciano D. Dallas, TXDC-HIL in cancer Merit Review
Cullen, Daniel K. Philadelphia, PATransplantable Micro-Tissue Engineered Neural Networks to Restore the Nigrostriatal Pathway in Parkinson's Disease Merit Review
Cullen, Joseph J. Iowa City, IAMechanisms of pharmacological ascorbate inhibition of pancreatic cancer metastases Merit Review
Czyzyk-Krzeska, Maria . Cincinnati, OHTumor Suppressing Pathways in Kidney Cancer Merit Review
Dagher, Pierre . Indianapolis, INProtective pathways in sepsis-induced renal injury Merit Review
Dahiya, Rajvir . San Francisco, CARegulation of c-Myc/HIF pathway in the management of kidney cancer Merit Review
Das, Arup . Albuquerque, NMSphingosine 1-Phosphate: A New Target for Early Diabetic Retinopathy Merit Review
Datta, Pran . Birmingham, ALFunctional role of STRAP in colorectal cancer metastasis and in chemoresistance Merit Review
Dave, Utpal P. Indianapolis, INPathophysiology of Adult T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma Merit Review
Davies, Terry F. Bronx, NYTSH RECEPTOR AUTOREGULATION Merit Review
Davila, Eduardo . Baltimore, MDIL-1 Receptor-Associated Kinase as a Cancer Therapeutic Target Merit Review
Davis, Marie Y. Seattle, WAUnderstanding Susceptibility to Parkinson's Disease due to GBA1 Mutations Career Development
Del Poeta, Maurizio . Northport, NYRole of host spingolipids against fungal infections Merit Review
DeLeon-Pennell, Kristine . Charleston, SCT-cell regulation of cardiac remodeling Career Development
Dell'italia, Louis J. Birmingham, ALPathophysiology of Extracellular Matrix and Desmin Breakdown in Volume Overload Heart Merit Review
DeMorrow, Sharon . Temple, TXThe role of hypothalamic neuropeptides on biliary function during cholestasis Merit Review
Deutscher, Susan L. Columbia, MOPhage Display for Improved Peptide-Based Tumor Targeting and Imaging Agents Merit Review
Dhawan, Punita . Omaha, NERole of claudin-1 in Colon Cancer Merit Review
Dieckgraefe, Brian K. St. Louis, MONovel Reg4-CD44 Signaling Pathway in Colon Cancer Merit Review
Diwan, Abhivav . St. Louis, MOTargeting Macrophage Lysosome Biogenesis Program in Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Merit Review
Doggett, Joseph ("Stone") . Portland, ORDevelopment of the potent anti-malarial and anti-Toxoplasma drug, ELQ-316 Career Development
Dong, Zheng . Augusta, GAIschemic Kidney Injury and Kidney Repair Merit Review
Donskey, Curtis J. Cleveland, OHUnlocking the sporicidal potential of alcohol against Clostridium difficile Merit Review
Dudeja, Pradeep K. Chicago, ILMechanisms of NaCl Absorption in the Mammalian Colon Merit Review
Dupree, Jeffrey . Richmond, VAIdentification and Repair of Novel Axonal Pathology in Demyelinating Disease Merit Review
Duvvuri, Umamaheswar . Pittsburgh, PANovel targets to treat head and neck cancer in Veterans Merit Review
Edelstein, Charles L. Denver, COAutophagy in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Merit Review
Eitzman, Daniel T. Ann Arbor, MILeukocyte Regulation of Vascular Function Merit Review
Eklund, Elizabeth A. Chicago, ILMolecular Mechanisms of Disease Progression in Myeloid Malignancy Merit Review
El-Achkar, Tarek . Indianapolis, INUnderstanding the Function of Tamm-Horsfall Protein in Acute Kidney Injury Merit Review
Ellison, David H. Portland, ORRenal Effects of Aldosterone Merit Review
Elmets, Craig A. Birmingham, ALHost Defense Mechanisms in Melanoma Pathogenesis Merit Review
El-Rifai, Wael . Miami, FLMolecular Pathobiology of Gastric Carcinogenesis Merit Review
Ergul, Adviye . Augusta, GACerebral arteriole structure/function in diabetic ischemic brain injury Merit Review
Evans-Molina, Carmella . Indianapolis, INRegulation of Calcium Homeostasis in the Pancreatic Beta Cell Merit Review
Fan, Jie . Pittsburgh, PACell Death Mechanism of Acute Lung Injury in Sepsis Merit Review
Federman, Daniel . West Haven, CTGenetic Vulnerability for Sustained Multi-Substance Use in MVP Merit Review
Feinstein, Douglas L. Chicago, ILIdentification and characterization of a novel risk factor for MS Merit Review
Feng, Jian . Buffalo, NYThe Interaction of parkin and environmental toxins in Parkinson’s disease Merit Review
Feng, Jian . Buffalo, NYKinetic Barriers of Transdifferentiation Merit Review
Finn, Deborah A. Portland, ORTraumatic stress and binge drinking as risk factors for excessive alcohol intake Merit Review
Fliesler, Steven J. Buffalo, NYOcular Sequelae and Intervention in a Rat Model of Blast Overpressure Polytrauma Merit Review
Forster, Hubert V. Milwaukee, WIMechanisms of ventilatory adaptations to chronic hypercapnia Merit Review
Fortress, Ashley M. Pittsburgh, PAMechanisms of age-related cognitive impairment in male and female rats after mTBI Career Development
Francis, Heather L. Temple, TXMechanisms of synergistic regulation of biliary inflammation and fibrosis Merit Review
Frank, Natasha . Brockton, MAIdentification and targeting of colon cancer initiating cells Merit Review
Frank, Stuart J. Birmingham, ALRelationship between circadian disruption, cardiac GH/IGF-1 signaling, and heart failure Merit Review
Frautschy, Sally A. Sepulveda, CANeuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration in a Transgenic Alzheimer Rat with Vascular Disease Merit Review
Freeman, James W. San Antonio, TXRole of CD44 in adaptive plasticity of pancreatic cancer Merit Review
Freeman, Willard M. Oklahoma City, OKDynamics of the brain epigenome with aging Merit Review
Fujita, Mayumi . Denver, COAutoinflammation in Human Melanoma Merit Review
Fukai, Tohru . Augusta, GARole of Cu Transporter Proteins in Atherosclerosis Merit Review
Fulton, Amy . Baltimore, MDTargeting the COX-2 Pathway to Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality Merit Review
Fuster, Mark M. San Diego, CADendritic Cell Proteoglycans and Reprogramming Cancer Immunity Merit Review
Gaddy, Jennifer . Nashville, TNRegulation of Helicobacter pylori pili encoded by the cag pathogenicity island Career Development
Galvan, Veronica . San Antonio, TXInhibiting the TOR Pathway to Combat Alzheimer's Disease Merit Review
Gandhi, Chandrashekhar R. Cincinnati, OHMechanisms of Liver Failure Merit Review
Gannon, Maureen . Nashville, TNPathways regulating adult pancreatic beta cell replication Merit Review
Gao, Allen . Sacramento, CANovel mechanisms of resistance to antiandrogen therapies Merit Review
Garcia, Jose M. Seattle, WAMechanisms of action of ghrelin in muscle and adipose tissue in cancer cachexia Merit Review
Garcia, Joseph A. Dallas, TXDynamic Regulation of Erythropoietin Gene Expression in Mammals Merit Review
Gartenhaus, Ronald B. Baltimore, MDLymphoma development in the elderly: Perturbed posttranscriptional regulation Merit Review
Gavin, David . Chicago, ILPARP-mediated gene regulation in alcohol drinking behavior Merit Review
Gazmuri, Raul J. Hines, ILCyclophilin-D: A Regulator of Mitochondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation Merit Review
George, Sarah L. St. Louis, MODetermine if a candidate dengue vaccine in advanced trials induces antigen-specific cellular immunity that mimics immunity after multiple infections and controls antibody-enhanced viral replication Merit Review
Gera, Joseph F. Sepulveda, CAMechanisms of Resistance to mTOR Targeted Therapies Merit Review
Gewin, Leslie . Nashville, TNEpithelial Beta-catenin Signaling Improves Chronic Renal Injury Merit Review
Ghosh, Paramita M. Sacramento, CALoss of Filamin A Nuclear Localization in Prostate Cancer Progression Merit Review
Ghosh, Shobha . Richmond, VACholesterol regulation of Macrophage Inflammation and Vascular Diseases Merit Review
Ghosh-Choudhury, Goutam . San Antonio, TXMechanism of Renal Cell Injury Merit Review
Gilbert, Gary . Brockton, MAEndothelial topography, phosphatidylserine, and procoagulant activity Merit Review
Gilpin, Nicholas W. New Orleans, LATargeting Melanocortin-4 Receptors to Reduce Pain in U.S. Veterans Merit Review
Glaser, Shannon . Temple, TXRole of Mechanosensitive Receptors During Biliary Proliferation and Fibrosis Merit Review
Goalstone, Marc L. Denver, CODiabetes: ERK5 and Vascular Inflammation Merit Review
Gold, Jason S. Brockton, MATargeting CCL20-CCR6 Interactions in Colorectal Cancer Merit Review
Goldberg, Jeffrey . Palo Alto, CARetinal Ganglion Cell Differentiation and Transplantation Merit Review
Goldblum, Simeon E. Baltimore, MDNEU1 Sialidase Disrupts CD31-Driven Angiogenesis in Human Lung Endothelia Merit Review
Goldenring, James R. Nashville, TNOxyntic Atrophy and Novel Gastric Lineages Merit Review
Gonzalez-Fernandez, Federico . Jackson, MSTranslational development of FDA-approved COX and LOX inhibitors to treat spinal cord injury-induced neuropathic pain. Merit Review
Gorelick, Fred S. West Haven, CTRegulation of pancreatitis severity Merit Review
Goronzy, Jorg J. Palo Alto, CAChromatin Accessibility and Transcription Factor Networks in Rheumatoid Arthritis Merit Review
Gould, Todd . Baltimore, MDHydroxynorketamine for the Treatment of PTSD and Anhedonia Merit Review
Goyal, Raj K. Brockton, MAPathophysiology of Diabetic Gastroparesis Merit Review
Greenberg, Harry B. Palo Alto, CARotavirus: Studies of Intestinal Tropism and Innate and Heterotypic Immunity Merit Review
Greene, Robert W. Dallas, TXFunctional Consequences of Adenosine-Mediated Changes in Homeostatic Sleep Needs Merit Review
Greenwood, Beverley . Oklahoma City, OKUnderstanding Pain of Gastrointestinal Origin in Women that Serve in OEF/OIF Merit Review
Griffith, Thomas S. Minneapolis, MNImpairment and recovery of CD4 T cell-dependent B cell responses after sepsis Merit Review
Grumbach, Isabella . Iowa City, IAMitochondrial CAMKII in smooth muscle as key regulator of hypertension and vascular remodeling Merit Review
Gudz, Tatyana I. Charleston, SCTargeting Sphingosine to Treat Brain Injury Merit Review
Guizzetti, Marina . Portland, ORGlia-neuron interaction in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders Merit Review
Gukovskaya, Anna S. West Los Angeles, CACell Death and Autophagy in Chronic Pancreatitis Merit Review
Guo, Grace L. East Orange, NJRole of FGF15 in liver regeneration Merit Review
Gupta, Sanjay . Cleveland, OHTargeting EZH2 in Prostate Cancer by Luteolin Merit Review
Haase, Volker H. Nashville, TNCellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Renal Anemia Merit Review
Habib, Amyn . Dallas, TXInteractions between inflammatory and oncogenic signaling pathways in GBM Merit Review
Haghighi, Fatemeh G. Bronx, NYNeuroinflammatory and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Blood-Brain Barrier Compromise in Suicide Merit Review
Hammond, H. Kirk . San Diego, CAGene Transfer To Treat Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction Merit Review
Harley, John B. Cincinnati, OHLupus Association with Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 4 (STAT4) Merit Review
Harris, Raymond . Nashville, TNMechanisms of Adaptive and Maladaptive Responses of Renal Epithelium to Injury Merit Review
Hasday, Jeffrey D. Baltimore, MDDesign of Novel Non-catalytic Substrate-Selective p38 MAPK Inhibitor to Treat ARDS Merit Review
Hasty, Karen A. Memphis, TNImmunotargeting of reparative cells and theranostic nanosomes to cartilage lesions Merit Review
Hawiger, Jack J. Nashville, TNRegulation of Innate Immunity and Inflammation Through Nuclear Reprogramming Merit Review
Hay, Nissim . Chicago, ILHexokinase 2 and cancer therapy Merit Review
He, John Cijiang Bronx, NYRole of Protein S in early Diabetic Kidney Disease Merit Review
Head, Brian P. San Diego, CACaveolin-mediated neuronal signaling in differentiated adult human neuronal stem cells and the aging brain Merit Review
Hecht, Gail A. Hines, ILMechanisms of Cytoskeletal Regulation of Tight Junction Homeostasis and Repair Merit Review
Hecker, Louise . Tucson, AZThe role of Nampt in age-associated persistent lung fibrosis Merit Review
Heinrich, Michael C. Portland, ORRegulation of oncogenic KIT by LMTK3 Merit Review
Henkel, Anne S. Chicago, ILMolecular Mechanisms of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Merit Review
Hepokoski, Mark . San Diego, CAThe role of mitochondrial dysfunction in ARDS after AKI Career Development
Herman, James P. Cincinnati, OHNeuropeptide Mechanisms and Stress Pathologies Merit Review
High, Karin W. Albuquerque, NMPeripheral and Central Pain Generators of Chronic Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain Merit Review
Hioe, Catarina E. Bronx, NYUnderstanding Th-monocyte interactions in HIV infection Merit Review
Hnasko, Thomas . San Diego, CANeurophysiological Characterization of Novel Neurotensin Receptor Ligands to Define Therapeutic Potential in Combatting Addiction Merit Review
Ho, Shuk-mei . Cincinnati, OHEstrogen-based combinatorial therapies for castration-resistant prostate cancer Merit Review
Hofer, Aldebaran M. Brockton, MAThe ciliopathy-tauopathy connection in neurodegenerative disorders Pilot Study
Hoffman, Andrew R. Palo Alto, CAThe Role of Long Noncoding RNAs in Cancer Merit Review
Hoffman, Timothy J. Columbia, MOTargeted Alpha Therapy for Prostate Cancer Merit Review
Hoover, Robert . Decatur, GANCC and ENaC form a Sodium Transporting Complex Merit Review
Hornyak, Thomas . Baltimore, MDMelanocyte Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine Merit Review
Horswill, Alexander R. Denver, COQuorum Sensing Dependent Interactions with Biofilms and Innate Immunity Defenses Merit Review
Houchen, Courtney W. Oklahoma City, OKDCLK1 is a Novel Molecular Target in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Merit Review
Howard, Guy A. Miami, FLp63 Regulation of Human Osteoprogenitor Maturation by Hepatocyte Growth Factor Merit Review
Howell, Alexandra L. White River Junction, VTCombination Therapy Using CRISPR/Cas Gene Editing Plus Human Monoclonal Antibodies for a Functional HIV Cure Merit Review
Hsieh, Christine L. San Francisco, CATargeting CCR2 (CC Chemokine Receptor 2) to treat TBI Merit Review
Hu, Bingren . Baltimore, MDThe Protein Degradation Pathway after Brain Ischemia Merit Review
Hu, Bingren . Baltimore, MDDysfunction of the membrane trafficking leads to ischemia-reperfusion brain injury Merit Review
Hu, Xiaoming . Pittsburgh, PAInterleukin-33 as an immune therapy for stroke Merit Review
Huang, Eric J. San Francisco, CAMechanisms of Progranulin Deficiency in Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration Merit Review
Huang, Eric J. San Francisco, CAMechanisms of ER Stress and Neurodegeneration in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Merit Review
Hung, Adriana M. Nashville, TNPharmacogenomics of risk factors and therapies outcomes for kidney disease Merit Review
Hussain, Arif . Baltimore, MDMulti-Faceted Targeting of Treatment-Sensitive and Treatment-Resistant Prostate Cancer Merit Review
Hussain, Mahmood M. Brooklyn, NYMicroRNAs regulating plasma LDL and HDL Merit Review
Hussong, Stacy A. San Antonio, TXThe Role of Neuronal mTORC1 in Alzheimer's Disease Career Development
Hylemon, Phillip B. Richmond, VABile Acids and Clostridium scindens Inhibit C. difficile: Role of Secreted Antibacterial Compounds Merit Review
Ince, Mirac N. Iowa City, IARegulation of graft versus host disease with in vivo generated regulatory T cells Merit Review
Ioannou, George N. Seattle, WACholesterol lights the fire of NASH Merit Review
Irani, kaikobad . Iowa City, IASIRTUIN1-mediated inhibition of p66shc lysine acetylation as a novel treatment for diabetic vasculopathy Merit Review
Jacono, Frank J. Cleveland, OHEarly Diagnosis and Novel Treatment of Sepsis Merit Review
Jani, Alkesh H. Denver, COThe Pathophysiology of Delayed Graft Function Merit Review
Janowsky, Aaron J. Portland, ORTrace amine receptor-mediated methamphetamine response in brain Merit Review
Jarvis, Gary . San Francisco, CAInteraction of LOS and Innate Immunity in Neisseria Infection Merit Review
Jewell, Christopher . Baltimore, MDTunable Assembly of Regulatory Immune Signals to Promote Myelin-specific Tolerance Merit Review
Jiang, Xian-Cheng . Brooklyn, NYPLTP as a target for lowering VLDL production Merit Review
Johnson, Anthony C. Oklahoma City, OKMechanisms of Stress-Induced Pain in Veterans Career Development
Johnson, Richard . Denver, COFructokinase and Nondiabetic and Aging-Associated Chronic Kidney Disease Merit Review
Johnson, Steven W. Portland, ORRegulation of VTA dopamine neurons by AMP kinase Merit Review
Johnson, Stuart . Hines, ILImpact of Binary Toxin on Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection Merit Review
Jones, Jeffrey . Charleston, SCRegulation of Cellular Phenotype Change in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Merit Review
Jope, Richard S. Miami, FLInflammatory signaling in depression regulated by Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 Merit Review
Joyce, Sebastian . Nashville, TNVaccinating at Mucosal Surfaces with Nanoparticle Conjugated Antigen and Adjuvant Merit Review
Kacena, Melissa . Indianapolis, INImpact of TPO Treatment on Bone Healing and Angiogenesis in Type 2 Diabetes Merit Review
Kahn, Steven E. Seattle, WAPathogenesis and Impact of Islet Amyloid Merit Review
Kamp, David W. Chicago, ILMechanisms of Asbestos-Induced Alveolar Epithelial Cell Injury Merit Review
Kang, David . Tampa, FLTargeting Tau for TBI Merit Review
Kang, David . Tampa, FLUPR as a Neuronal Death Mediator in Alzheimer's Disease Merit Review
Kang, David . Tampa, FLMolecular Intermediates and Regulation of the Abeta-Tau Pathogenic Cascade Merit Review
Karandikar, Nitin . Iowa City, IAImmunotherapeutic Regulatory CD8 T cells in Autoimmune Demyelinating Disease Merit Review
Kasinath, Balakuntalam S. San Antonio, TXNew Insights in Mechanisms of Renal Injury Merit Review
Kaufman, Kenneth M. Cincinnati, OHDNA Binding of Human and Viral Transcription Factors is Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Loci Merit Review
Kaunitz, Jonathan D. West Los Angeles, CALuminal Factors Affecting Duodenal Protection and Chemosensing Merit Review
Keegan, Achsah D. Baltimore, MDRegulation of Macrophage Activation by House Dust Mite Merit Review
Keith, Robert L. Denver, COPPAR gamma Agonists for Lung Cancer Chemoprevention Merit Review
Keller, Amy . Denver, CORepair of Vascular Contractility and Mitochondrial Function by NOS Recoupling Career Development
Kendall, Peggy Nashville, TNB Lymphocytes in Autoimmune Disease Merit Review
Khavari, Paul A. Palo Alto, CARegulators of Epithelial Tumor Progression Merit Review
Kibbe, Melina R. Durham, NCBioengineering Catalytically Active Grafts for Vascular Surgery Merit Review
Kim, Hubert T. San Francisco, CATGFb and BMP signaling in muscle atrophy and degradation after massive RCT Merit Review
Kimple, Michelle . Madison, WIG Protein Mediated Mechanisms of Beta Cell Death Dysfunction and Decompensation in Diabetes Merit Review
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Stapleton, Jack T. Iowa City, IANovel viral immune interference mechanisms: HCV as a model system Merit Review
Staruschenko, Alexander . Milwaukee, WIPurinergic control of calcium flux in podocytes Merit Review
Sterling, Julie A. Nashville, TNTargeting the Bone Microenvironment to Reduce Tumor-induced Bone Disease Merit Review
Stowe, David F. Milwaukee, WIDifferential cardioprotection by mitochondrial Ca2+ sensitive potassium channels Merit Review
Strecker, Robert E. Brockton, MASleep loss impairment of arousal and cognition: role of the basal forebrain Merit Review
Striker, Robert T. Madison, WINovel selective substituted aminofurazans kinase inhibitors for Drug resistant Bacteria Merit Review
Stubbs, Evan B. Hines, ILMitochondrial-Targeted Antioxidant-Encapsulating Nanoparticles as a Promising Therapeutic Strategy in Regulating Outflow Resistance Merit Review
Stuve, Olaf . Dallas, TXDetermining the compartmental role of B cell subsets during CNS autoimmunity Merit Review
Sudarshan, Sunil . Birmingham, ALReprogramming of Mitochondrial Metabolism in Renal Cancer Merit Review
Sullivan, Maryrose Brockton, MADysregulation of Neurotransmission in the Bladder with Parkinson's Disease Pilot Study
Sullivan, Maryrose Brockton, MAEffect of Type II Diabetes on Bladder Function Merit Review
Sullivan, Patrick G. Lexington, KYmitoNEET as a therapeutic target for TBI Merit Review
Sun, Dandan . Pittsburgh, PAWNK as therapeutic targets for ischemic stroke Merit Review
Sundaram, Uma . Huntington, WVRegulation of intestinal NaCl absorption Merit Review
Suo, William (zhiming) . Kansas City, MOObstructive Sleep Apnea-Triggered Cognitive Impairment and its Prevention Merit Review
Supinski, Gerald . Lexington, KYRespiratory Muscle Weakness Merit Review
Swaminathan, Sankar . Salt Lake City, UTRestriction of Oncogenic Herpesviruses by Host Cell Factors Merit Review
Swanson, Raymond A. San Francisco, CAThiol repletion therapy for Parkinson's disease Merit Review
Szymusiak, Ronald S. Sepulveda, CAImpact of Corticotropin Releasing Factor on Sleep Regulation Merit Review
Tache, Yvette F. West Los Angeles, CAMechanisms and therapeutic interventions of postoperative gastric ileus Merit Review
Tan, Xiao-Di . Chicago, ILPathogenesis of sepsis-induced dysfunction of innate immunity Merit Review
Tanaka, Yuichiro . San Francisco, CARole of catechol-O-methyltransferase gene in prostate cancer Merit Review
Tanas, Munir R. Iowa City, IAUpstream regulation of TAZ and YAP in sarcomas: towards combinatorial therapy targeting the Hippo Pathway Merit Review
Tarnawski, Andrzej S. Long Beach, CANerve growth factor – The key factor in endothelial aging, angiogenesis and gastric ulcer healing Merit Review
Taylor, Gregory A. Durham, NCRegulation of Intestinal Inflammation by Irgm1 Merit Review
Taylor, Patricia . Cleveland, OHThe role of IL-17 neutrophils and lymphocytes during diabetic retinopathy Career Development
Teodorescu, Mihaela . Madison, WIMechanisms of Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia Induced Airflow Obstruction during Allergic Lower Airway Inflammation Merit Review
Terkeltaub, Robert A. San Diego, CAInnate inflammation in osteoarthritis Merit Review
Thannickal, Victor J. Birmingham, ALSirtuins in Lung Aging and Fibrosis Merit Review
Thomas, Sandhya . Houston, TXChronic Kidney Disease and Impaired Actions of Insulin Career Development
Thyfault, John P. Kansas City, MOMitochondrial mitophagy in the development and treatment of NAFLD Merit Review
Tian, Ning . Salt Lake City, UTImmune responses in traumatic RGC death Merit Review
Tonelli, Leonardo H. Baltimore, MDTargeting the inflammatory response to treat post-traumatic anxiety and depression. Merit Review
Torok, Natalie . Palo Alto, CAThe Role of TNF alpha Converting Enzyme in Alcoholic Liver Disease Merit Review
Travers, Jeffrey B. Dayton, OHOxidized lipids and UV immunosuppression Merit Review
Tsao, Jack W. Memphis, TNMolecular mimicry in immune mediated neurologic disease Merit Review
Tsao, Philip S. Palo Alto, CARegulatory Role of MicroRNAs in Aging-related Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Disease Merit Review
Tsukamoto, Hidekazu . Sepulveda, CAMolecular Mechanisms of Stellate Cell Activation in Liver Fibrosis Merit Review
Turner, Douglas J. Baltimore, MDBarrier Dysfunction in Severe Surgical Diseases Merit Review
Tyler, Douglas S. Durham, NCRegional melanoma chemotherapy: a novel way to augment systemic immunotherapy Merit Review
Tyler, Kenneth L. Denver, COMechanisms of Virus-induced Injury in the Brain and Spinal Cord Merit Review
Unger, Roger H. Dallas, TXEctopic Lipids in the Pancreatic Alpha Cell Link Insulin Resistance to Hyperglycemia Merit Review
Unterman, Terry G. Chicago, ILRegulation of hepatic gene expression and metabolism by FoxO proteins Merit Review
Vandenbark, Arthur A. Portland, ORImmunoregulation of Myelin-Specific T Lymphocytes Merit Review
Vazdarjanova, Almira I. Augusta, GARevealing Susceptibility Factors for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Merit Review
Vazquez-Torres, Andres . Denver, COMolecular Analysis of Bacterial Adaptive Response to Host Reactive Species Merit Review
Vedantam, Gayatri . Tucson, AZGastrointestinal Colonization of Diarrheagenic Clostridium difficile Merit Review
Vemuganti, Raghu . Madison, WIRole of alpha Synuclein and microRNA 7a in post stroke brain damage Merit Review
Villarreal, Francisco . San Diego, CAExcess O-GlcNAc modification of proteins and myocardial fibrosis Merit Review
Waltz, Susan E. Cincinnati, OHRon Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in Breast Cancer Merit Review
Wang, Chuanfeng . Minneapolis, MNBrain Derived Neurotrophic Factor involvement in exercise modulation of appetite Merit Review
Wang, Jun . Bronx, NYEpigenetic Mechanism Linking Diabetes and Cognitive Dysfunction Merit Review
Wang, Li . West Haven, CTCircadian Clock Regulation of Alcoholic Liver Disease Merit Review
Wang, Michael M. Ann Arbor, MITransformation of NOTCH3 protein in cerebral small vessel disease Merit Review
Wang, Michael M. Ann Arbor, MIPathological protein generation in cerebral small vessel disease Merit Review
Wang, Shuxia . Lexington, KYCD47 as a therapeutic target for obesity Merit Review
Wang, Xiao-Jing . Denver, COMechanisms of Breaking Indolence in Squamous Cell Carcinoma Merit Review
Wang, Yanlin . Houston, TXNovel Mechanisms of Hypertensive Kidney Injury and Fibrosis Merit Review
Wangpaichitr, Medhi . Miami, FLHi-jacking the kynurenine pathway: A new path used by cisplatin resistant non-small cell lung cancer to survive and evade immune surveillance under high ROS Merit Review
Webster, Nicholas J. San Diego, CASRSF3 Loss and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Merit Review
Weinberg, Joel M. Ann Arbor, MINovel Forms of Cell Death During Acute Kidney Injury Merit Review
Weiss, David S. Decatur, GAMolecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii Merit Review
Weitzmann, Mervyn N. Decatur, GABone Formation and the Immuno-Skeletal Interface Merit Review
Wells, Alan . Pittsburgh, PAMolecular Regulation of Breast Cancer Progression Merit Review
Welsh, David K. San Diego, CACellular Circadian Clocks in Mood Disorders Merit Review
Wemmie, John A. Iowa City, IAASICs in the n. accumbens in depression-related synaptic plasticity and behavior Merit Review
Wertheim, Jason . Chicago, ILExtracellular Matrix Induction of Renal Stem and Progenitor Cell Development Merit Review
Westenfelder, Christof . Salt Lake City, UTStem Cell-Based Therapy of Chronic Kidney Disease Merit Review
Whaley-Connell, Adam T. Columbia, MOEndothelial Cell Mineralocorticoid Receptor and Tubulointerstitial Fibrosis Merit Review
Whitehead, Kevin . Salt Lake City, UTPathophysiology of a Genetic Vascular Disease Merit Review
Whiteheart, Sidney . Lexington, KYTargeting Platelet Endocytosis and Exocytosis to Control Thrombosis Merit Review
Williams, Christopher S. Nashville, TNModulation of junctional signaling by BVES in colorectal carcinoma Merit Review
Wilson, Keith T. Nashville, TNArginine Availability and Metabolism in H. pylori-associated Gastric Inflammation and Disease Progression Merit Review
Wilson, Mary E. Iowa City, IAInnate inflammatory cells in leishmaniasis Merit Review
Wilson, Mary E. Iowa City, IAThe Role of Exosomes in the Pathogenesis of Leishmaniasis Merit Review
Wilson, Matthew H. Nashville, TNMetabolic consequences of cystinuria and genome engineering therapeutics Merit Review
Wingo, Aliza P. Decatur, GAElucidating molecular mechanisms of psychological well-being Merit Review
Wolf, William A. Hines, ILDrug-Enhanced Rehabilitation in Recovery from Stroke Merit Review
Wood, Gary S. Madison, WIFAS Pathway Abnormalities in MF and SS Merit Review
Woodard, Lauren E. Nashville, TNIn Situ Reprogramming of Induced Nephron Progenitor Cells for Kidney Regeneration Career Development
Wu, Mack H. Tampa, FLMolecular Control of Gut Permeability in Trauma Merit Review
Wyatt, Todd A. Omaha, NEMalondialdehyde-acetaldehyde adducts and lung injury Merit Review
Xia, Weiming . Bedford, MAThree dimensional neuronal model for Alzheimer's brain Pilot Study
Xia, Weiming . Bedford, MAProfiling Alzheimer's Biomarkers Merit Review
Xiang, Yang K. Sacramento, CAMolecular mechanisms of Insulin resistance under chronic stress Merit Review
Xie, Guofeng . Baltimore, MDTranscriptional Repression of MMP7 by FXR in Intestinal Epithelial Cells Merit Review
Xiong, Wen-Cheng . Cleveland, OHAPPswe as a risk factor for osteoporosis Merit Review
Xu, Xiao-Ming . Indianapolis, INConstructing a growth-promoting pathway for functional regeneration after SCI Merit Review
Xu, Xiao-Ming . Indianapolis, INCardiolipin as a Novel Target for Neuroprotection after Spinal Cord Injury Merit Review
Xue, Hai-Hui . Iowa City, IATargeting Tcf/Lef-transcriptional program in leukemic stem cells Merit Review
Yang, George P. Palo Alto, CAIdentifying Approaches to Enhance Bone and Cartilage Regeneration Merit Review
Yang, Tianxin Salt Lake City, UTRole of renal (pro)renin receptor in hypertension and kidney injury Merit Review
Yao, Zhi Q. Mountain Home, TNPremature T cell aging and vaccine failure in chronic viral infection Merit Review
Yechoor, Vijay . Pittsburgh, PATead1 - A Regulator of Quiescence and Proliferation in Pancreatic Beta Cells Merit Review
Yenari, Midori . San Francisco, CAHeat shock proteins in brain ischemia and stroke Merit Review
Yepes, Manuel S. Decatur, GAAstrocytic LRP-1 Modulates Blood-Brain Barrier Function Merit Review
You, Zongbing . New Orleans, LAThe role of IL-17 in obesity-associated prostate cancer progression Merit Review
Yu, Chang-En Seattle, WAEpigenetic component of the APOE gene in Alzheimer's disease Merit Review
Yu, Jerry (Jun) . Louisville, KYThe Vagus Nerve in Lung Disease Merit Review
Yun, Changhyon C. Decatur, GARegulation of intestinal homeostasis and epithelial barrier by LPA Merit Review
Zadina, James E. New Orleans, LAA Novel Analgesic with Reduced Side Effects and Abuse Liability Relative to Morphine, With Potential for Opioid Dependence Therapy Merit Review
Zaika, Alexander . Miami, FLRegulation of gastroesophageal reflux-associated tumorigenesis Merit Review
Zent, Roy . Nashville, TNIntegrin binding proteins and the kidney Merit Review
Zhou, Huiping . Richmond, VAMechanisms of Berberine for the Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Merit Review
Zhou, Qun . Baltimore, MDPalmitic Acid and Basal-like Breast Cancer Progression Merit Review
Zhu, Haining . Lexington, KYFUS Protein Homeostasis in ALS Merit Review
Zielinski, Mark R. Boston, MASleep Loss and Inflammation in the Neurovascular Unit Career Development
Zimmers, Teresa . Indianapolis, INMolecular Mechanisms of Muscle and Fat Wasting in Pancreatic Cancer Cachexia Merit Review
Zuckerbraun, Brian S. Pittsburgh, PAThe Mitochondria As Regulators Of Inflammation In Sepsis Merit Review

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