Research Grants Awarded

Reseach grants support Minnesota scientific and medical research that has the potential to translate to clinical advances in regenerative medicine. Grants typically open every September. Learn more about how to apply for a grant by reading our frequently asked questions

 

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Zeeshan Syedain, PhD
The goal of this translational research project is to generate preclinical data and demonstrate regenerative engineered tissue as a superior tissue…
2020-2022
Steven Moran, MD
The main goal of the project is to develop a therapeutic strategy for the regeneration of muscle volume and recovery of function after traumatic…
2020-2022
Brian Fife, PhD
Autoimmune or Type 1 diabetes (T1D) results from the immune‐mediated destruction of insulin producing beta cells in the pancreas islets. In this…
2020-2022
Terry Burns, MD, PhD
Brain irradiation is the standard of treatment for most brain tumors. Irradiating the brain prolongs patient survival, but often results in long…
2020-2022
Rory Smoot, MD
The goal of this proposal is to speed up liver regeneration by activation a regeneration pathway with a drug treatment. This will be tested in…
2020-2022
Ilana Chefetz Menaker, PhD
Young women who undergo chemotherapy for cancer may face infertility. Our experiments are designed to learn how chemotherapy affects the ovaries.…
2020-2022
Martin Rodriguez‐Porcel, MD
Stem cells have the potential to rebuild damaged tissues. Since most tissues are three dimensional, a molecular "scaffold" is often used to place…
2020-2022
Dan Dragomir-Daescu, PhD
The goal of the proposed study is to use a pig model of hemorrhage to investigate the ability of our novel technologies (magnetic intravascular…
2020-2022
David Deyle, MD
The goal of this proposal is to develop a new strategy for skeletal regeneration in patients who have osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) or brittle bone…
2020-2022
Sunny Chan, PhD
Muscular dystrophies are a group of chronic disorders characterized by progressive loss of muscle functions that unfortunately have no cure. Stem…
2020-2022
Patricia Devaux, PhD
We have developed a new technology to reprogram human cells to go back to a state from which they can then develop into other kinds of cells. Our…
2020-2022
Emilyn Alejandro, PhD
Type 2 diabetes is the most common chronic disease, but the search for causes and preventative treatment has largely failed. Our grant seeks to…
2020-2022