RMM Grants Awarded

See where grants have been awarded across Minnesota.
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
Atsushi Asakura, PhD
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene, which normally functions to maintain muscle membrane integrity and…
2020-2022
Atta Behfar, MD, PhD
This research tests a new product for patients who have had a heart attack (AMI, acute myeocardial infarction). This product would help protect and…
2020-2022
Karlene French, MS
Funding partially supports bringing the during-school program to one school partner, Bryn Mawr Elementary School, in Minneapolis, for the 2019‐2020…
2019-2020