Rensselaer Mount Sinai Collaborative Research Projects-Applications Request

The Rensselaer Mount Sinai Collaborative Research Projects received twenty nine project proposals of which seven were selected for Pilot Funding Awards

Collaborative Research Projects 2013

  1. Effects of Retrotransposons on genome stability and consequence for the biology of aging and cancer (M. O’Connell  & P. Maxwell)
  2. In situ generation of tissue-engineered vascular conduits using PDGFRα+ vascular progenitor cells (J.Kovacic & M.Hahn)
  3. Inhibiting hepatitis C virus with high affinity single-domain antibodies (M.Evans &  P.Tessier)
  4. Proteoglycan metabolism and painful intervertebral disc degeneration (J.Iatridis & R.Linhardt)
  5. Toward a Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine: Development of Nanoscale Constructs that Elicit Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies (P.Palese & R.Kane
  6. Continuous Monitoring of Compartmental Pressures for Objective Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome  (D.Forsh, J.Gladstone & E.Ledet & K.Connor)
  7. Inducing Targeted Mutations in Cells in the Brain In Vivo (can Dopamine Transporter be modified to resist drug abuse)  (E.Nestler & S. Kotha)