School of Medicine





U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
Jennifer Simkin, PhD (Department of Orthopedics)
"Neuromodulation Promotes Tissue Regeneration over Fibrosis"


National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
 Eric Lazartigues, PhD (Department of Pharmacology)
"Targeting ADAM17 Maturation in Resistant Hypertension"


National Institutes of Health/Fogarty International Center 
Charles Woods, PhD (Interdisciplinary Oncology)
"AIDS Malignancies Training and Research International Program (AMTRIP)"
"Tanzania AIDS Malignancies Training and Research Program (TAMTRP)"


National Institutes of Health (R21)
Ping Wang, PhD (Pediatrics; Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology)
"Towards a Genome-Wide CRISPR/Cas9 Mutant Library in Rhizopus Delemar"


National Institutes of Health (K01)
Elizabeth Avegno, PhD (Physiology)
"Orexin Modulation of Brain Reward-Brain Stress System Interactions in Alcohol Withdrawal Anxiety"


National Institutes of Health (P30) (PI-Duke University)
Meredith Clement, MD (Medicine/Infectious Disease)
"Preparing for Implementation of Strategies to Promote Uptake of Long-Acting Injectable PrEP Among Black Same Gender Loving Men in HBCU Communities"


National Institutes of Health (OTA) (PI-Pennington Biomedical Research Center)
Judd Shellito, MD (Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology)
"To Coordinate a Multi-Center Initiative Entitled Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery"


U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
Juan Gao, MD (Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics)
"Identification of New Dru to Treat Polycystic Kidney Disease"


Scott Laura, MD (Medicine/ Cardiology)
"The Development of a Motorized Device to Apply Rotational Forces on Endovascular Guidewires and Angioplasty Hardware" 


Louisiana Department of Health Bureau Health Services
Benjamin Springgate, MD (Medicine/Community and Population Medicine)
"COVID-19 Supporting Resilience for Medicaid Members with Opioid User Disorder"


U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
Jessica Rivera, MD (Orthopaedic Surgery)
"Intramedullary Calcium Sulfate Antibiotic Depot for Prevention of Open Fracture-Related Infection: A Randomized Clinical Trial"


U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
Jessica Rivera, MD (Orthopaedic Surgery)
"Intraosseous Antibiotic for Point-of-Care Wound Prophylaxis"