Developmental Core (B) : Pilot Grants

2017 Awardees

We are happy to announce the 2017 pilot awards:

PI Department Project Title
Santanu Banerjee Surgery Pulmonary-intestinal microbial cross-talk in HIV-induced dysbiosis.
Varan Govind & Suresh Pallikkuth Radiology/Micro and Immuno Immune activation in Heavy Alcohol Use and HIV infection.
Minseon Park Biochemistry Exercise-mediated protection against methamphetamine and HIV-induced neurocognitive impairment.
Umakant Sharma Surgery Morphine induced gut dysbiosis and systemic inflammation accelerates progression of Kaposi’s sarcoma in the context of HIV infection.
Natalia Villegas School of Nursing Reducing disparities in HIV prevention through the development of a telenovela for young latina seasonal farmworkers in South Florida.

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