Grants Received

Funds totaling $687,167.59 were recently received by the Rangos School of Health Sciences, the School of Pharmacy, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (BSNES), the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts and the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.

  • Regina Harbourne, Rangos School of Health Sciences, $419,775, from the Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences, for Efficacy of the START-Play Program for Infants with Neuromotor Disorders.
  • Paula Witt-Enderby, School of Pharmacy, $127,488, from Jaquish Biomedical, for Strength Training Effects on Circadian and Activity Rhythms, Muscle and Bone Health and Quality of Life in a Healthy Population. Muscle: Time Study.
  • Wilson Meng, School of Pharmacy, $47,784, from the National Institutes of Health, for COVID-related studies titled Development of a Regulatory T Cell Mimetic for Tolerance Induction in Skin Transplantation.
  • Angel Tamez, a student of Dr. Jeffrey Evanseck, BSNES, a $46,000 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, to support outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Norman Conti, Liberal Arts, and Dr. Amy Phelps, School of Business, $24,000, from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Fund at the Hillman Foundation, for Police Training Inside-Out (PTI-O) Evaluation.
  • Bin Yang, Rangos School of Health Sciences, $10,500, from the Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation, for Investigating Type-II Corneal Crosslinking in an Oxygen-rich Environment for Keratoconus Treatment.
  • Jill Dembowski, BSNES, $10,000, from the Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation, for Regulation of Viral Gene Expression and DNA Replication by LSD1.
  • Jamie McConaha, School of Pharmacy, $1,620.59, from the Pennsylvania Department of Health passed through Tobacco Free Allegheny, Inc., to support smoking cessation classes.