Funds totaling $166,200 were recently received by the Mylan School of Pharmacy, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, and the Rangos School of Health Sciences.
- Dr. Robert Maher Jr., Mylan School of Pharmacy, $2,500, from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation to develop a patient-focused research project in a community pharmacy setting.
- Dr. Stephanie Wetzel, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, $7,000, from the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy to support the Joseph A. Feldman Equipment Grant.
- Dr. Jennifer Aitken, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, $147,000, Year 3 of a three-grant grant from the National Science Foundation, for Optical, Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Multi-Cation Diamond-Like Semiconductors: Intricate Semiconductor Systems for Physical Property Tuning. The total award amount to date is $431,000.
- Dr. Ben Kolber, Department of Biological Sciences, principal investigator, and Dr. Matt Kostek, Department of Physical Therapy, co-investigator, $9,700, from a multi-disciplinary Faculty Development Fund award for Managing Pain: Testing the Social Aspects of Exercise Therapy Using a Multi-School Collaborative Approach with an Animal Model of Muscle Pain. The award extends through April 30, 2016.