RMM Grants Awarded

See where grants have been awarded across Minnesota.
Elizabeth W. Bradley, PhD
Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of disability in the US today. The disease occurs when articular cartilage in a joint degenerates.…
2015-2017
Deborah Ferrington, PhD
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly, affecting about 15 million people in the United States.…
2015-2017
Scott L. Nyberg, MD, PhD
For many patients with acute liver failure (ALF), the only option for a cure is a liver transplant. ALF is contracted when a normally healthy liver…
2015-2017
Robert T. Tranquillo, PhD
Coronary bypass surgery is a challenging operation. Essentially, it’s replumbing a patient’s heart, similar to what happens if the gas line to your…
2015-2017
John Brekke, DDS
Laboratories have traditionally used petri dishes to grow flat, 2-dimensional cells. Substances in the petri dishes, such as agar, provide the…
2015-2016
Dr. Brenda Ogle, PhD
About six million people in the United States have an unruptured brain aneurysm, according to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, which means that one…
2015-2016
Daniel F. Carlson, PhD
Before a new regenerative therapy can be tested on humans, researchers must show that the therapy is safe and effective in animals. Animal testing…
2015-2016
Matt Nelson
Quantifying the DNA Damage Response in Clinical Grade Pluripotent Stem Cells; An Efficient, Highly Sensitive Means of Establishing a Quality…
2015-2016
James R. Dutton, PhD
For years, embryonic stem (ES) cells have shown great promise in helping to stimulate our body’s own ability to heal, but there are limitations to…
2015-2016
Troy C. Lund, MD, PhD
Bone marrow is the soft, fatty tissue inside bones. This tissue produces white blood cells that help control infections, red blood cells that…
2015-2017