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Translational Pharmacology and Physiology Program 2017 Projects

Translational Pharmacology and Physiology Program has awarded three $5000 pilot project grants. This year, the awards were made through an application process.

The awarded grants were:

“Characterization of Glial Cell Network and Mechanisms of Glial-Mediated Mucosal Barrier Repairs in a Neonatal Pig Model of Intestinal Ischemia – PI: Anthony Blikslager (CVM), Co-PIs: Amanda Ziegler (Associate Member, CVM), Laurieanne Van Landeghem (CVM), Jack Odle (CALS).

Modulating Effects of Synthetic Peptide Larazotide on Repair of Ischemic-Injured Porcine Jejunum – PI: Anthony Blikslager (CVM), Co-PIs Kristen Messenger (CVM), Liliana Hernandez (Associate Member, CVM), Innovate Biopharmaceuticals. “Assessment of Canine Cerebrospinal Fluid for Antibodies (NMDA, CASPR2, AMPA, LGI1, DPPX, and GABAB)

Predictive of Autoimmune-Mediated Encephalitis to Confirm Novel Diagnoses in Veterinary Medicine – PI: Natasha Olby (CVM), Co-PIs: Jeff Yoder (CVM), Emma Stafford (Associate Member, CVM), Amanda Kortum (CVM).