Pilot Awardees (2016-2017)

Image of headshot of Ganapati Mahabaleshwar

Role of myeloid Kruppel-like transcription factor 6 (KLF6) in pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Ganapati Mahabaleshwar, PhD
Cardiovascular Research Institute, CWRU

Image of headshot of Alex Rodriguez- Palacios

Characterization of intramural pathogenic gut flora from 3D-stereomicroscopic cavernous lesions in Crohn's Disease

Alex Rodriguez- Palacios, DVM, DVSc, PhD
Gastroenterology, CWRU

Image of headshot of Takuya Sakaguchi

Molecular Genetics of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Takuya Sakaguchi, PhD
Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, CCF

Image of headshot of Vinay Varadan

Characterization of novel gene fusions identified in esophageal adenocarcinoma

Vinay Varadan, PhD
General Medical Sciences (Oncology), CWRU