Current UCSF K08 Awards

Last updated December, 2015. Click on column headings to resort the table.

Title of Grant Principal Investigator School: Departmentsort descending Agency
Epigenetic Regulation in Neuropathic Pain Guan, Zhonghui SOM:Anesthesia & Perioperative Care NINDS
Role of Innate Immune Cells and Pathways in Ventilated Lung Ischemia Reperfusion Prakash Budde, Arun MD, PhD SOM:Anesthesia & Perioperative Care NIGMS
Elucidating Mechanisms of Tolerance to Commensal Skin Bacteria Scharschmidt, Tiffany MD SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Mechanisms of Immune Regulation in the Skin Rosenblum, Michael David SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Role of Kit in Early Melanoma Development Ortiz-Urda, Susana MD, PhD SOM:Dermatology NCI
Genetic Analysis of the TNF Pathway in Psoriasis Liao, Wilson MD SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Role of DNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation in Epidermal Homeostasis Cheng, Jeffrey B MD, PhD SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Integrated Analysis of Notch Pathway Loss-of-Function in Epithelial Tumorigenesis Cho, Raymond Jaihyun SOM:Dermatology NCI
Advancing the Quality of Emergency Department Renal Stone Management Wang, Ralph C. SOM:Emergency Medicine AHRQ
The Function and Regulation of IL-33 in the Airway Epithelium in Asthma Gordon, Erin D. SOM:Medicine NHLBI
The Roles of Hedgehog Signaling in Pulmonary Vascular Development and Remodeling Peng, Tien MD SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Defining the Role of EIF4F in Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer Hsieh, Andrew Caleb SOM:Medicine
Role of Human Chymase in Smooth Muscle Contraction in Asthma Sundaram, Aparna Bala SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Wnt Signaling in Hepatocyte Homeostasis Wang, Bruce Mao Zheng SOM:Medicine NIDDK
Identifying the Human Targets of Secreted M. Tuberculosis Effectors by Proteomics Penn, Bennett SOM:Medicine NIAID
Determining the Role of Human Endogenous Retroviruses (Herv) in HIV-1 Infection Sengupta, Devi SOM:Medicine NIAID
Role of MicroRNA-1 in the Cardiac Ventricular Conduction System Vedantham, Vasanth MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Discovering and Dissecting New Regulators of Insulin Production in Beta Cells Ku, Gregory MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NIDDK
A20 (TNFAIP3) Regulation of Intestinal Immune Homeostasis Lu, Timothy Then-Chioh MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NIDDK
Epigenetic Regulation of Healthspan and Longevity by Ketone Bodies Newman, John C MD SOM:Medicine NIA
Interaction between Innate and Th2 Lymphocytes in Helminth Immunity Nussbaum, Jesse SOM:Medicine NIAID
Understanding and Risk-Adjusting Return Visits to the Emergency Department Duseja, Reena MD SOM:Medicine AHRQ
Integrating Adherence into a Safety Net EHR Tool to Improve Decision-Making Ratanawongsa, Neda SOM:Medicine AHRQ
Investigating Resistance to FLT3 Inhibitors in AML Smith, Catherine Choy MD SOM:Medicine NCI
Genetics and Structure of Trabecular Myocardium in Development and Disease Arnaout, Rima MD SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Genetic Modifiers Such As Fas Regulate Tumor-Cell Dependence on Mutant EGFR Bivona, Trever MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NCI
Targeting of Aberrant Signaling in Patient-Derived Colorectal Cancer Models Atreya, Chloe E. SOM:Medicine NCI
Probing the Multiple Roles of the PCSK9 Active Site Using Chemical Biology

Chorba, John MD

SOM:Medicine NHLBI
IQGAP1 in Vascular Barrier Regulation during Acute Lung Injury Bhattacharya, Mallar SOM:Medicine NHLBI
The Role of Galpha13 Signaling in Development and Dissemination of Lymphoma Muppidi, Jagan MD SOM:Medicine NCI
Late-migrating Interneurons in the Postnatal Brain Paredes, Mercedes MD, PhD SOM:Neurology NINDS
Investigation of Nuclear Transport Dysfunction in an Ocular Model of FTLD Ward, Michael Emmerson SOM:Neurology NEI
Prefrontal Corticothalamic Circuits in Autism Brumback, Audrey Christine MD, PhD SOM:Neurology NINDS
Optogenetic Dissection of Striatal Circuits in a Mouse Model of Human Dystonia Nelson, Alexandra SOM:Neurology NINDS
Compartmentalized Neurodegeneration of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Glaucoma Ou, Yvonne SOM:Ophthalmology NEI
Optic Neuritis in Aquaporin-4-IgG Seropositive Neuromyelitis Optica Levin, Marc PhD SOM:Ophthalmology NEI
Mesenchymal Regulation of Jaw Bone Length Ealba, Erin DDS SOD:Orofacial Sciences NIDCR
MicroRNA 23 Cluster Regulation of Helper T Cell Differentiation and Function Pua, Heather MD, PhD SOM:Pathology NIAID
Regulation of Lipid Metabolism by miR-29a within Hepatocytes Mattis, Aras Nikodemas SOM:Pathology NIDDK
Chemical-Genetic approaches to Define Lrrk2 Kinase Function in Parkinson Disease Hiniker, Anne PhD SOM:Pathology NINDS
Regulation and Function of Allergic Immune Cells in Visceral Adipose Tissue Molofsky, Ari B PhD SOM:Pathology NIDDK
The Role of Nkx2-1 in Lung Adenocarcinoma Snyder, Eric Lee MD SOM:Pathology NCI
Global Assessment of Myeloma Response to Chemotherapy Wiita, Arun P. MD SOM:Pathology NCI
Mechanisms and Modifiers of Beta-Catenin-Induced Hepatic Tumorigenesis Evason, Kimberley Jane SOM:Pathology
Blockade of P53 and Aurora A in Therapy Resistant Neuroblastoma Gustafson, William Clay SOM:Pediatrics NINDS
Role of TH17 and IL17A in Acute Lung Injury Li, John T. SOM:Pediatrics NHLBI
Surveillance of Serum Contents by Mast Cells and Regulation of Allergic Immunity Cheng, Laurence MD SOM:Pediatrics NIAID
Defining the Transition From Fetal To Adult T Cell Predominance in the Human Fetu Burt, Trevor MD SOM:Pediatrics NICHD
Erythropoietin and Neurogenesis after Neonatal Stroke Gonzalez, Fernando MD SOM:Pediatrics NINDS
The Molecular Regulation of Neutrophil Calcium Signaling in Acute Lung Injury

Clemens, Regina MD, PhD

SOM:Pediatrics NIAID
Novel Role of Enterovirus 71 VP4 in Modulation of Cell Death Pathways Foy, Eileen Marie MD, PhD SOM:Pediatrics NIAID
Altered Lymphatics in an Ovine Cardiac Model of Increased Pulmonary Blood Flow Datar, Sanjeev A. SOM:Pediatrics NHLBI
Modeling Dentin by G Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling Horst, Orapin PhD, MS SOD:Preventive & Restorative Dental Sci NIDCR
Sleep As a Novel Pathway Linking Chronic Psychological Stress and Inflammation Prather, Aric Andrew SOM:Psychiatry NHLBI
Region-restricted Astrocytes in Neural Circuit Formation and Function Molofsky, Anna V. MD, PhD SOM:Psychiatry NIMH
Molecular Imaging for Detection and Treatment Monitoring of Arthritis Mackenzie, John Dewolfe SOM:Radiology & Biomedical Imaging NIAMS
Liver Tissue Engineering through Three-Dimensional Hepatocyte Culture Chang, Tammy T. SOM:Surgery NIDDK