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2019 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Awards

The following 11 research projects were selected for Regenerative Medicine Minnesota grants from 55 applications.

These grants are effective for a two-year period, 2019-2021.

CLINICAL TRIALS (research in human patients)

LaTonya Hickson, MD
Patient-derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy in Diabetic Kidney Disease: A Phase I Study

DISCOVERY SCIENCE (research that provides basic knowledge)

Jonathan Finnoff, DO
Protein Removal and Purification of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP2)

Leigh Griffiths, PhD, MRCVS
Saphenous Vein Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds for Use in Coronary Artery Bypass

Wenqian Hu, PhD
Killing Cancer Cells by Activating the Cellular Intrinsic Nuclear Loss Program

Mi-Hyeon Jang, PhD
Targeting Adenosine A2A Receptor as a Novel Regenerative Therapy in Improving Chemobrain

Jacob Montgomery, PhD
Investigation of Serotonergic Signaling Mechanisms that Promote Regeneration Following Spinal Cord Injury

Bhairab Singh, PhD
Translational Strategies for Cardiovascular Repair and Regeneration

Veena Taneja, PhD
Regenerating Lung Homeostasis to Treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Humanized Mice


TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH (research that applies basic knowledge to specific medical problems)

Deborah Ferrington, PhD
Personalized Drug Screening for Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration using iPSC-RPE

Erik Finger, MD, PhD
Foundational Methods for High-throughput Pancreatic Islet Cryopreservation

Arthur Warrington, PhD
Improving Remyelination for Spinal Cord Injury