The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty member Robert Parker, PhD, Professor in the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, member of the Molecular Therapeutics/Drug Discovery Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and a member of the Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness (CRISMA) Center in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, and, secondary Chemical and Petroleum Engineering faculty member Timothy Corcoran, PhD, a U01 Award. The Award work is entitled “Building Multilevel Models of Therapeutic Response in the Lungs.” The total amount funded will be $1.7M.
A U01 Award is a Research Project Cooperative Agreement. Details include:
- Supports discrete, specified, circumscribed projects to be performed by investigator(s) in an area representing their specific interests and competencies
- Used when substantial programmatic involvement is anticipated between the awarding Institute and Center
- One of many types of cooperative agreements
- No specific dollar limit unless specified in FOA
Congratulations, Drs. Parker and Corcoran!