VTCDD Member Collaborations

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VTCDD Member Collaborations 2017-04-06T15:25:38+00:00

Dr. Blaise Costa (VCOM), Dr. Jatinder Josan (Chemistry)

Awarded a $308,000 grant from AHA

To Study – Development and Pharmacological Characterization of Mechanistically Distinct NMDA Receptor Allosteric Modulatiors

Dr. Paul Carlier (Chemistry), Dr. Michael Klemba (Biochemistry)

Awarded a $5,000 grant from VTCDD

To Study – Positioning a class of potent, benzothiophene-core anti-malarial compounds for pre-clinical development

Dr. Bin Xu (Biochemistry), Dr. David Bevan (Biochemistry)

Awarded a $45,000 grant from VA Center on Aging

To Study – Molecular mechanisms of amylin as a novel contributor to Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Bin Xu (Biochemistry), Dr. David Bevan (Biochemistry)

Awarded a $200,000 grant from CHRB

To Study – Molecular mechanisms of amylin as a novel contributor to Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Rafael Davalos (Biomedical Engineering), Dr. Richey Davis (Chemical Engineering)

Awarded a $20,000 grant from VT-ICTAS

To Study – Combinatorial brain cancer therapy assessment via delivery of low level EM fields for Blood Brain Barrier disruption & EM-responsive nanotherapeutics using a microengineered platform of the brain

Dr. Bin Xu (Biochemistry), Dr. Richey Davis (Chemical Engineering), Dr. Chenming Zhang (Biological Systems Engineering)

Awarded a $5,000 grant from VTCDD

To Study – Development of natural product-based functional nanoparticles for treatment of type 2 diabetes and its complications

Dr. Carla Finkielstein (Biological Sciences), Dr. David Bevan (Biochemistry), Dr. Richey Davis (Chemical Engineering)

Awarded a $60,000 grant from VT-ICTAS

To Study – Novel Strategies to Breaking Down Platelet-Mediated Extravasaton of Cancer Cells

Dr. John Matson (Chemistry), Dr. Abby Whitington (Material Science Engineering)

To Study – Developing nanoparticles for oral injection of peptides to treat traumatic brain injury

Dr. Bin Xu (Biochemistry), Dr. Webster Santos (Chemistry)

To Study – Collaboration on novel anti-obesity compounds discovery

Dr Paul Carlier (Chemistry), Dr. Daniel Slade (Biochemistry)

To Study – Expression and crystallization of a malaria drug target, PflspD

Dr. Webster Santos (Chemistry), Dr. Robert Gourdie (VTCRI)

To Study – Peptide Synthesis

Dr. Richey Davis (Chemical Engineering), Dr. David Kingston (Chemistry), Dr. Marion Ehrich (Biological Science)

To Study – A Nanotechnology Approach to Overcome the Barriers of Cancer Drug Delivery