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 http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8551759 Guan, Zhonghui SOM:Anesthesia & Perioperative Care NINDS
Role of Innate Immune Cells and Pathways in Ventilated Lung Ischemia Reperfusion https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8679175 Prakash Budde, Arun MD, PhD SOM:Anesthesia & Perioperative Care NIGMS
Role of Kit in Early Melanoma Development http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8190099 Ortiz-Urda, Susana MD, PhD SOM:Dermatology NCI
Genetic Analysis of the TNF Pathway in Psoriasis http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8063059 Liao, Wilson MD SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Role of DNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation in Epidermal Homeostasis https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8967111 Cheng, Jeffrey B MD, PhD SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Integrated Analysis of Notch Pathway Loss-of-Function in Epithelial Tumorigenesis http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8542609 Cho, Raymond Jaihyun SOM:Dermatology NCI
Elucidating Mechanisms of Tolerance to Commensal Skin Bacteria https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8947751 Scharschmidt, Tiffany MD SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Mechanisms of Immune Regulation in the Skin http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8448638 Rosenblum, Michael David SOM:Dermatology NIAMS
Advancing the Quality of Emergency Department Renal Stone Management http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8581931 Wang, Ralph C. SOM:Emergency Medicine AHRQ
Role of MicroRNA-1 in the Cardiac Ventricular Conduction System http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8123241 Vedantham, Vasanth MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Discovering and Dissecting New Regulators of Insulin Production in Beta Cells http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8190225 Ku, Gregory MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NIDDK
A20 (TNFAIP3) Regulation of Intestinal Immune Homeostasis http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8110836 Lu, Timothy Then-Chioh MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NIDDK
Epigenetic Regulation of Healthspan and Longevity by Ketone Bodies http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_details.cfm?aid=8768977 Newman, John C MD SOM:Medicine NIA
Interaction between Innate and Th2 Lymphocytes in Helminth Immunity http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_details.cfm?aid=8764550 Nussbaum, Jesse SOM:Medicine NIAID
Integrating Adherence into a Safety Net EHR Tool to Improve Decision-Making http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_details.cfm?aid=8617713 Ratanawongsa, Neda SOM:Medicine AHRQ
Understanding and Risk-Adjusting Return Visits to the Emergency Department http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8300058 Duseja, Reena MD SOM:Medicine AHRQ
Investigating Resistance to FLT3 Inhibitors in AML http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_details.cfm?aid=8749807 Smith, Catherine Choy MD SOM:Medicine NCI
Genetics and Structure of Trabecular Myocardium in Development and Disease https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8967119 Arnaout, Rima MD SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Genetic Modifiers Such As Fas Regulate Tumor-Cell Dependence on Mutant EGFR http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8188777 Bivona, Trever MD, PhD SOM:Medicine NCI
Targeting of Aberrant Signaling in Patient-Derived Colorectal Cancer Models http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8487191 Atreya, Chloe E. SOM:Medicine NCI
Probing the Multiple Roles of the PCSK9 Active Site Using Chemical Biology

https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8966531

Chorba, John MD

SOM:Medicine NHLBI
IQGAP1 in Vascular Barrier Regulation during Acute Lung Injury http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8534276 Bhattacharya, Mallar SOM:Medicine NHLBI
The Role of Galpha13 Signaling in Development and Dissemination of Lymphoma https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8947837 Muppidi, Jagan MD SOM:Medicine NCI
The Function and Regulation of IL-33 in the Airway Epithelium in Asthma http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8509548 Gordon, Erin D. SOM:Medicine NHLBI
The Roles of Hedgehog Signaling in Pulmonary Vascular Development and Remodeling https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=9118452 Peng, Tien MD SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Defining the Role of EIF4F in Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8487314 Hsieh, Andrew Caleb SOM:Medicine
Role of Human Chymase in Smooth Muscle Contraction in Asthma https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8967995 Sundaram, Aparna Bala SOM:Medicine NHLBI
Wnt Signaling in Hepatocyte Homeostasis https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8821535 Wang, Bruce Mao Zheng SOM:Medicine NIDDK
Identifying the Human Targets of Secreted M. Tuberculosis Effectors by Proteomics http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8487102 Penn, Bennett SOM:Medicine NIAID
Determining the Role of Human Endogenous Retroviruses (Herv) in HIV-1 Infection http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8530151 Sengupta, Devi SOM:Medicine NIAID
Investigation of Nuclear Transport Dysfunction in an Ocular Model of FTLD http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8568516 Ward, Michael Emmerson SOM:Neurology NEI
Prefrontal Corticothalamic Circuits in Autism https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=9013075 Brumback, Audrey Christine MD, PhD SOM:Neurology NINDS
Optogenetic Dissection of Striatal Circuits in a Mouse Model of Human Dystonia https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8953401 Nelson, Alexandra SOM:Neurology NINDS
Late-migrating Interneurons in the Postnatal Brain https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=9033643 Paredes, Mercedes MD, PhD SOM:Neurology NINDS
Optic Neuritis in Aquaporin-4-IgG Seropositive Neuromyelitis Optica http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8617501 Levin, Marc PhD SOM:Ophthalmology NEI
Compartmentalized Neurodegeneration of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Glaucoma http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8543742 Ou, Yvonne SOM:Ophthalmology NEI
Mesenchymal Regulation of Jaw Bone Length http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8090949 Ealba, Erin DDS SOD:Orofacial Sciences NIDCR
Chemical-Genetic approaches to Define Lrrk2 Kinase Function in Parkinson Disease http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8769774 Hiniker, Anne PhD SOM:Pathology NINDS
Regulation and Function of Allergic Immune Cells in Visceral Adipose Tissue http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8678415 Molofsky, Ari B PhD SOM:Pathology NIDDK
The Role of Nkx2-1 in Lung Adenocarcinoma http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_details.cfm?aid=8703035 Snyder, Eric Lee MD SOM:Pathology NCI
Global Assessment of Myeloma Response to Chemotherapy http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_details.cfm?aid=8819976 Wiita, Arun P. MD SOM:Pathology NCI
Mechanisms and Modifiers of Beta-Catenin-Induced Hepatic Tumorigenesis http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8581216 Evason, Kimberley Jane SOM:Pathology
MicroRNA 23 Cluster Regulation of Helper T Cell Differentiation and Function https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8869922 Pua, Heather MD, PhD SOM:Pathology NIAID
Regulation of Lipid Metabolism by miR-29a within Hepatocytes http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8487710 Mattis, Aras Nikodemas SOM:Pathology NIDDK
Surveillance of Serum Contents by Mast Cells and Regulation of Allergic Immunity http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8165013 Cheng, Laurence MD SOM:Pediatrics NIAID
Defining the Transition From Fetal To Adult T Cell Predominance in the Human Fetu http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8223138 Burt, Trevor MD SOM:Pediatrics NICHD
Erythropoietin and Neurogenesis after Neonatal Stroke http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8231397 Gonzalez, Fernando MD SOM:Pediatrics NINDS
The Molecular Regulation of Neutrophil Calcium Signaling in Acute Lung Injury

https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8948915

Clemens, Regina MD, PhD

SOM:Pediatrics NIAID
Novel Role of Enterovirus 71 VP4 in Modulation of Cell Death Pathways https://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8951514 Foy, Eileen Marie MD, PhD SOM:Pediatrics NIAID
Altered Lymphatics in an Ovine Cardiac Model of Increased Pulmonary Blood Flow http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8581784 Datar, Sanjeev A. SOM:Pediatrics NHLBI
Blockade of P53 and Aurora A in Therapy Resistant Neuroblastoma http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8496155 Gustafson, William Clay SOM:Pediatrics NINDS
Role of TH17 and IL17A in Acute Lung Injury http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8516586 Li, John T. SOM:Pediatrics NHLBI
Modeling Dentin by G Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8226354 Horst, Orapin PhD, MS SOD:Preventive & Restorative Dental Sci NIDCR
Region-restricted Astrocytes in Neural Circuit Formation and Function http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8749170 Molofsky, Anna V. MD, PhD SOM:Psychiatry NIMH
Sleep As a Novel Pathway Linking Chronic Psychological Stress and Inflammation http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8517182 Prather, Aric Andrew SOM:Psychiatry NHLBI
Molecular Imaging for Detection and Treatment Monitoring of Arthritis http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8502439 Mackenzie, John Dewolfe SOM:Radiology & Biomedical Imaging NIAMS
Liver Tissue Engineering through Three-Dimensional Hepatocyte Culture http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_info_description.cfm?aid=8486427 Chang, Tammy T. SOM:Surgery NIDDK