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Dr. Jeffrey M. Albert receives NIDCR/NIH grant to conduct causal mediation analysis research

Dr. Jeffrey M. Albert has recently received, as Principal Investigator, an R01 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Albert will receive a total of approximately $1,600,000 over four years for this multidisciplinary team project, entitled “Continuous Time Causal Mediation Models for Social […]

Dr. Mark Cameron leads New HIV Study Site

Dr. Cameron was recently awarded approximately €200,000 over four years for transcriptomic and bioinformatic projects as a site PI for the newly formed EPIICAL Consortium based in Rome, Italy. The program entitled “Early treated Perinatally HIV Infected individuals: Improving Children’s Actual Life”, is composed of 26 partner sites from 12 different countries on 4 continents […]

Dr. Sudha K. Iyengar receives grant from Eversight, a nonprofit network of eye banks

Dr. Sudha Iyengar will receive $20,000 to identify genomic biomarkers for Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy. Fuchs causes swelling of the cornea, resulting in reduced ability to see details, visual haloes, and sensitivity to bright lights.  Dr. Iyengar’s work will help clarify why some people have a higher risk of the disease as well as potentially […]