RMM Grants Awarded

See where grants have been awarded across Minnesota.
Diana Trujillo, PhD
Our goal with this grant is to push innovation to increase yield and lower production cost for targeted proteins, using molecular farming. Reducing…
2022-2023
Wesley Wierson, PhD
LEAH Labs is an innovative biotech startup headquartered at Mayo Clinic's 'Hatchery Lab' developing regenerative cell therapies, first focused on…
2022-2023
Richard Murphy
This project aims to develop and implant a preclinical model of a regenerative tissue tube for nerve repair. The TRUE™ Tissue allogeneic biomaterial…
2022-2023
Ross Dunbar
1) Build and test a customer demonstration model of the liquid nitrogen-free cryogenic storage system. This system will allow storage and…
2022-2023
Maria Athanasiou, PhD
We are developing a one-time treatment for durable remission of HIV, after which patients will no longer need to take traditional antiretroviral…
2022-2023
Chunfeng Zhao, MD
The overall goal of this project is to develop a novel biological therapy to treat rotator cuff tears, which is a common injury that causes shoulder…
2022-2024
Jennifer Westendorf, PhD
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and a leading cause of doctor visits, chronic disability, and joint pain. OA occurs when…
2022-2024
Jop van Berlo, MD, PhD
The goal of this project is to study the process of cardiac maturation, which involves changes that happen in the heart from birth to adulthood.…
2022-2024
Robert Tranquillo, PhD
The project aims to develop and test a novel method to create replacement blood vessels that are rapidly seeded with cells derived from a simple…
2022-2024
Ferenc Toth, DVM, PhD
Our ultimate goal is to bring our chondrocyte product, harvested from human induced pluripotent cell derived multi tissue organoids, into human…
2022-2024
Rory Smoot, MD
This application examines the mechanisms by which targeting the molecule YAP with medications can facilitate liver regeneration. We propose that YAP…
2022-2024
Juan Carlos Rivera-Mulia, PhD
1. Construct integrative models that characterize the developmental states and rhythms of early embryogenesis. 2. Identify the developmental…
2022-2024