RMM Grants Awarded

See where grants have been awarded across Minnesota.
Veena Taneja, PhD
We have generated a novel expeditious model of cigarette smoke-induced COPD in mice that expresses human immune genes and mimics human immune…
2019-2021
Bhairab Singh, PhD
Cardiovascular disease in the number one cause of death worldwide and it is the most common cause of death in the United States. This grant…
2019-2021
Jacob Montgomery, PhD
Spinal cord injury often leads to loss of function below the injury, greatly reducing patient life expectancy and quality and, because the human…
2019-2021
Mi-Hyeon Jang, PhD
In the United States, cognitive dysfunction stemming from chemotherapy (chemobrain) is a major adverse condition affecting approximately 14 million…
2019-2021
Wenqian Hu, PhD
A major problem in leukemia treatment is the rise of drug-resistant mutations in the genome of cancer cells, which makes many well-designed cancer…
2019-2021
Leigh Griffiths, DVM, PhD
Minnesota Department of Health statistics indicate that almost 100,000 Minnesotan’s are currently affected by ischemic heart disease (IHD),…
2019-2021
Jonathan Finnoff, DO
Musculoskeletal injuries and diseases are the main cause of disability in the U.S. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is defined as an autologous blood…
2019-2021
LaTonya Hickson, MD
Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is the most common cause of kidney failure in the U.S. and has no adequate cure. Mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC)…
2019-2021
Anna Wirta Kosobuski, EdD
Sites: Multiple Bois Forte Band of Chippewa - Nett Lake Elementary School Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa - Oshki Ogimaag Community…
2018-2019
Timothy D. O'Brien, DVM, PhD
Our overall goal is to develop a cell therapy product for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.  In the present proposal we will evaluate critical…
2018-2019
Joseph S. Uzarski, PhD
Miromatrix is working to create a new source of kidney grafts for thousands of patients suffering from kidney failure who are wait-listed for…
2018-2019
Troy C. Lund, MD, PhD
We are training the next generation of Minnesota physicians to be skilled researchers. Year 1 Medical students will be immersed in outstanding…
2018-2019