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    Principal investigator Caswell awarded NIH R21 grant , article

    A new, two-year NIH R21 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Clay Caswell to investigate the role and impact of small regulatory RNAs on the virulence of Brucella spp.

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    Principal investigator Davis awarded USDA-NIFA grant , article

    A new, yearlong grant from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has been awarded to Jennifer Davis for her work in the Food Animal Residue Avoidance and Depletion Program, the primary source for scientifically-based recommendations regarding safe withdrawal intervals of drugs and chemicals in food-producing animals.

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    Principal investigator Green awarded USDA-APHIS grant , article

    A new, yearlong grant from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has been awarded to principal investigator Julie Green for veterinary informatics research to integrate SNOMED CT connecting human and veterinary health data.

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    Principal investigator Green awarded USDA-APHIS grant continuation , article

    A yearlong grant continuation from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has been awarded to principal investigator Julie Green for veterinary informatics research to standardize terminology that allows USDA Veterinary Services to interpret and analyze data across various veterinary service programs.

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    Eli Vlaisavljevich, associate professor , Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics,College of Engineering and Irving Coy Allen, associate professor of inflammatory diseases at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine look over a histotripsy piece of equipment.
    Virginia Tech team receives $2 million grant to use bubbles to destroy deadly tumors , article

    Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of the major cancers, and only 10 percent of patients live longer than five years after diagnosis. Treatment options can be limited, but an interdisciplinary team led by Irving Coy Allen, associate professor of inflammatory diseases at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, might change that. The team recently received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore the use of histotripsy as a therapeutic option for pancreatic cancer.

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    Principal investigator Hosig awarded SAMHSA grant , article

    A new, two-year Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration Agency (SAMHSA) grant has been awarded to principal investigator Kathy Hosig to implement evidenced-based universal prevention curricula to reduce misuse of opioids and stimulants in rural Virginia.

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    Kylene Kehn-Hall working in the Lab at VMCVM.
    Virginia Tech researchers win $3.3 million in Department of Defense grants to study deadly virus , article

    Researchers led by professor of virology Kylene Kehn-Hall at Virginia Tech’s Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine received a total of $3.3 million from the Department of Defense to study mouse models of how Eastern equine encephalitis virus changes the brain.

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    Principal investigator Kehn-Hall awarded NIH R01 grant , article

    A new, four-year NIH R01 grant has been awarded to principal investigators Kylene Kehn-Hall, Mikell Paige (George Mason University), and Dmitri Klimov (George Mason University) to develop potential molecular treatments for the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus.

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    Menciotti co-investigator on NIH R35 grant , article

    Robert Gourdie, Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Eminent Scholar in Heart Reparative Medicine Research and director of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Center for Vascular and Heart Research, is the first Virginia Tech researcher to receive an Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health. Co-investigators on the seven-year, $6.4 million grant funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute are Steven Poelzing, Jamie Smyth, and Giulio Menciotti.

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    Principal investigators Meng and Ahmed awarded NIH T32 grant , article

    A new, five-year NIH T32 grant awarded to principal investigators X.J. Meng and Ansar Ahmed will enable VA-MD Vet Med researchers and faculty mentors university-wide to train veterinarians to become world-class biomedical researchers who pursue a research-related careers

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    Principal investigator Ragan and co-investigator Rist awarded USDA grant , article

    A new, two-year USDA/NIFA grant has been awarded to principal investigator Valerie Ragan and co-investigator Cassidy Rist to continue the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine's effort to enable other colleges of veterinary medicine to offer public practice courses, to offer competitive travel stipends to U.S. veterinary students, and to assist veterinarians to transition into public practice careers.

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    Swartwout awarded NIH F31 predoctoral grant , article

    An NIH F31 predoctoral grant has been awarded to Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health doctoral student Brianna Swartwout, who works in the lab of Xin Luo, associate professor of immunology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology.

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    Co-investigator Theus awarded Commonwealth Health Research Board grant , article

    A new, three-year Commonwealth Health Research Board grant has been awarded to principal investigator Alicia Pickrell and co-investigator Michelle Theus to dissect the role of interferon in traumatic brain injury and to investigate the potential to mitigate this interferon pathway as a potential therapy for traumatic brain injury.

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    Principal investigator Theus awarded NIH R01 grant , article

    A new, four-year NIH R01 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Michelle Theus and co-investigator Chang Lu to investigate the potential for restorative innate immune immunological intervention to improve traumatic brain injury.

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    Principal investigator Theus and co-investigators Xie and Matson awarded NIH R01 grant , article

    A new, five-year NIH R01 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Michelle Theus and co-investigators David Xie and John Matson to improve the research and medical communities’ understanding of collateral remodeling following stroke and how this impacts the microenvironment in which neurons repair themselves.

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    Co-investigator Theus awarded NIH R01 grant , article

    A new, four-year NIH R01 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Jennifer Munson and co-investigators Michelle Theus, Michelle Olsen, and Ian Kimbrough to investigate the clearance of amyloid protein in Alzheimer's disease.

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    Principal investigator Tuohy and co-investigators Allen, Coutermarsh-Ott, Dervisis, Klahn, and Clapp awarded FUF grant , article

    A yearlong grant from the Focused Ultrasound Foundation (FUF) has been awarded to principal investigator Joanne Tuohy and co-investigators Eli Vlaisavljevich, Irving Coy Allen, Sheryl Coutermarsh-Ott, Nick Dervisis, Shawna Klahn, and Kemba Clapp to investigate the feasibility of treating osteosarcoma with histotripsy.

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    Principal investigator Tuohy awarded NIH R21 grant , article

    A new, three-year NIH R21 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Joanne Tuohy and co-investigators Eli Vlaisavljevich, Irving Coy Allen, Sheryl Coutermarsh-Ott, Nikolaos Dervisis, Greg Daniel, and Shawna Klahn to develop histotripsy as a novel method for the ablation of osteosarcoma, providing a low morbidity limb salvage option and an immunotherapeutic to target metastatic disease.

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    Small Animal Theriogenology Residency funded at Veterinary Teaching Hospital , article

    VA-MD Vet Med has been awarded its second grant from the American Kennel Club/AKC Canine Health Foundation, Inc./Theriogenology Foundation Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program. The college's Veterinary Teaching Hospital has a large theriogenology caseload that provides learning opportunities and hands-on experience to students. In addition, a three-year master’s degree program enables more-involved research projects and longer training in clinical theriogenology.

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    Principal investigator Weger-Lucarelli awarded NSF-EAGER grant , article

    A two-year NSF-EAGER grant has been awarded to principal investigator James Weger-Lucarelli and co-investigators Tanya Le Roith, Sheryl Coutermarsh-Ott, and Lin Kang (Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine) to examine mouse hepatitis virus as a model for SARS-CoV-2, to identify the biomarkers, and to investigate the severity and transmission of the virus by integrating genotype, phenotype, and environment.

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    Investigators Wilkinson and Menciotti awarded EveryCat Health Foundation grant , article

    An EveryCat Health Foundation grant has been awarded to investigators Ashley Wilkinson and Giulio Menciotti to evaluate if thrombelastography can offer insight into the pathogenesis associated with thrombosis in feline patients with cardiomyopathy.

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    Principal investigator Xie awarded NIH R01 grant , article

    A new, five-year NIH R01 grant has been awarded to principal investigator David Xie to investigate the relationship among maternal folate intake, alterations in RNA methylation, and risk of autism spectrum disorders.

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    Principal investigator Yuan awarded grant from Universal Stabilization Technologies, Inc. , article

    Universal Stabilization Technologies, Inc. has awarded a grant to principal investigator Lijuan Yuan to develop an oral rotavirus vaccine that is in non-liquid form, is thermostable, and does not need cold-chain storage.

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    Principal investigator Yuan awarded NIH R01 grant , article

    A new, four-year NIH R01 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Lijuan Yuan to address norovirus and Clostridium difficile gastroenteritis by way of engineered probiotic yeast.

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    Co-investigator Yuan awarded NIH R56 grant , article

    A new, yearlong NIH R56 grant has been awarded to co-investigator Lijuan Yuan to work in collaboration with Dr. Ming Tan of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to develop a uniquely designed nanoparticles into a multivalent rotavirus vaccine with improved efficacy and safety to facilitate the fight against rotavirus diseases.

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    Principal investigator Zambriski and co-investigator Guynn awarded grant from Land O'Lakes Inc. , article

    A yearlong grant from Land O’Lakes Inc. has been awarded to principal investigator Jennifer Zambriski and co-investigator Sierra Guynn to determine the efficacy of a novel natural feed additive targeting Cryptosporidium parvum in calves.