Funds totaling $314,088 were awarded to the Rangos School of Health Sciences and the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences.
- Dr. Regina Harbourne, assistant professor of physical therapy, $32,778, from the State Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement program, for Project for Cognitive Advancement in Infants with Neuromotor Disorders: The CAN-DO Project. The award extends through Dec. 31, 2016.
- Dr. Rita Mihailescu, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and Dr. Jeffry Madura, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, $32,779 from the state Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement program, for RNA-protein Interactions: G Quadruplex RNA Structure Involvement in Neurodegeneration. The award extends through Dec. 31, 2016.
- Dr. John Pollock, professor of biological sciences, $248,531, Year 2 funding from the National Institutes of Health for A Partnership in Neuroscience Education. This brings the award total to $510,431.