Major Awards Funded FY '16

  • Mark Anastasio, 4 yrs, $2.4M, NIH, "An Enabling Technology for Preclinical X-ray Imaging of Biomaterials in-vivo"
  • Steven George, 2 yrs, $0.6M, NIH, (PQ8) "Bone Marrow-on-a-Chip: an Invitro 3D Model of Breast Cancer Dormancy"
  • Rohit Pappu, 5 yrs., $2.85M, NIH-NINDS, Title: "Mechanism of huntingtin exon 1 aggregation by profilin"
  • Rohit Pappu, 5 yrs., $1.67M, NIH-NINDS, Title: "Role of chain length and sequence contexts on polyglutamine oligomerization"
  • Barani Raman (PI), 3 yrs., $750 K, ONR, Title: "Hybrid chemical sensing with bio-electronic nose"
  • Barani Raman (co-PI), 2 yrs., $80K, McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience, Title: "Neural dynamics ofthreshold based processing in sensory networks"
  • Barani Raman (co-PI), 3 yrs, $400K, ONR, Bio-optoelectronic Nose: A Novel Platform for Orthogonal Chemical Sensing
  • Lori Setton, 4 yrs., $1.2M, NIH, Title: "Engineering Microenvironments for the Nucleus Pulposus Cell"
  • Jonathan Silva, 2 yrs, $154K, American Heart Association, Title: "Molecular Pathology of Brugada Syndrome Mutations"

Major Awards Funded FY '15

  • Jianmin Cui, 4 yrs., $3.11M, NIH, Title: "Manipulating IKS as a Therapeutic Approach to Cardiac Arrhythmias"
  • Jianmin Cui, 5 yrs., $1.67M, NIH, Title: "KCNQ Channels: Gating and Subunits Modulation”
  • Barani Raman, 5 yrs., $600K, NSF CAREER, Title: "Neural Dynamics, Olfactory Coding and Behavior"

Major Awards Funded FY '14

  • Dan Moran, 3 yrs., $1.86M, DARPA, Title: “Development of a macro-sieve interface for chronic communication in the primate peripheral nervous system”
  • Yoram Rudy, 4 yrs., $1.52M, NIH, Title: “Cardiac Excitation and Arrhythmias”
  • Kurt Thoroughman (co-PI with Joseph O'Sullivan), 5 years, NSF/BHEF, $500K to Washington University (part of $4.5M consortium), Title: "Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) Proposal to Implement & Evaluate Models for Business Engagement to Increase Undergraduate STEM Student Persistence"

Major Awards Funded FY '13

  • Mark Anastasio, 3 yrs., $275K, NSF, Title: "Collaborative Research Development of Preclinical X-ray Phase Contract Tomography for 3D Imaging of Engineering Tissues"
  • Mark Anastasio and Lihong Wang, 4 yrs., $2.5 million, NIH, Title: "Whole-body Small-animal Photoacoustic-ultrasonic Computed Tomography".
  • Vitaly Klyachko, 5 yrs, $1.69 million, NINDS, Title: "Multiple Roles of RMRP in Synaptic Function and Plasticity"
  • Vitaly Klyachko, 4 yrs, $1.52 million, NINDS, Title: "The Role of BK Channels in Neuropathology of Fragile X Syndrome"
  • Barani Raman (with Audrey Odom), 1 yr, $449K, Child Discovery Institute, Title: "Towards noninvasive diagnosis of malaria infection through exhaled breath analysis"
  • Yoram Rudy, 4 yrs, $1.52 million, NIH, Title: "Inverse and Forward Problems in Electrocardiography"
  • Yoram Rudy, 4 yrs, $1.52 million, NIH, Title: "Cardiac Excitation and Arrhythmias"

Major Awards Funded FY ‘12

  • Dan Moran, 4 yrs, $1.99 million, NSF, Title: “Development of New Algorithmic Models and Tools to Enhance Neural Adaptation in Brain Computer Interface Systems”
  • Rohit Pappu, 4 yrs, $847K, NSF, Title: "Phase Behavior of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins"
  • Barani Raman, 3 yrs, $732K, ONR, Title: "Neuromorphic Chemical Sensing Using Miniaturized Microsensor Arrays"

Major Awards Funded FY ‘11
  • Mark Anastasio, 1 yr, $172K, NSF, Title: "Novel X-ray Imaging of Carotid Plaque Microstructure"
  • Rohit Pappu, 5 yrs, $1.66 million, NIH, Title: "Role of Chain Length and Sequence Contexts on Polyglutamine Aggregation"
  • Yoram Rudy, 3 yrs, $295K, NSF, Title: "Modeling Spatial Organization of Cardiac Cell Function: Application to Calcium Waves and Arrhythmia"
  • Jin-Yu Shao, 2 yrs, $418K, NIH, Title: "Biomechanics of Unfolding the A2 Domain of Von Willebrand's Factor"
  • Larry Taber, 5 yrs, $1.63 million, NINDS, Title: "Mechanics of Early Brain and Eye Development"