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2020 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Research Awards

The following 13 research projects were selected for Regenerative Medicine Minnesota grants from 64 applications.

These grants are effective for a two-year period, 2020-2022.

DISCOVERY SCIENCE (research that provides basic knowledge)

Emilyn Alejandro, PhD
Placental mTOR Regulation of Pancreatic Endocrine Cells

Sunny Chan, PhD
Strategies for Producing Muscle Stem Cells

Ilana Chefetz Menaker, PhD
Ovarian Mesenchymal Stem cells

Patricia Devaux, PhD
Concurrent Gene Editing and Reprogramming of Sickle Cell Disease Fibroblasts Using Dual Measles Virus Vectors

David Deyle, MD
Treating Osteogenesis Imperfecta by Inhibiting the PRC2 Complex

Dan Dragomir-Daescu, PhD
Novel Flow Diverter for Hemorrhage Control Using Innovative Magnetic Nanotechnology

Martin Rodriguez-Porcel, MD
Understanding the Interaction of Stem Cells and Scaffolds with Host Tissue: Implications of regenerative medicine

Rory Smoot, MD
Activating the Hippo Pathway Effector YAP to Augment Liver Regeneration

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

Atsushi Asakura, PhD
Angiogenic Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy

Terry Burns, MD, PhD
Human Glial Progenitor Cells for Radiation-induced Brain Injury

Brian Fife, PhD
Generating and Protecting Human iPS Designer Islets for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Steven Moran, MD
Regenerative Strategy for Volumetric Muscle Loss and Functional Recovery

Zeeshan Syedain, PhD
Transcatheter Regenerative Tissue Pulmonary Valve