2004 Seed Grants Archive

Sean P. Cook, Ph.D.
A novel ion channel target for the sensation of pain
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                           

Daniel J. Curry, M.D.
The ultrastructural effect and distribution of intrathecal and intravenous poloxamer 188 in the rat model of excitotoxic brain injury
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                            

Morris B. Goldman, M.D.
Identifying novel therapeutic targets in an alternative phenotype of schizophrenia
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago       

Jackie K. Gollan, Ph.D.
Early life stress and emotion and stress regulation in depression                   
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                           

Naoum Issa, M.D., Ph.D.
Cortical limits on dynamic visual acuity
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                            

Maciej Lesniak, M.D.
Preclinical evaluation of cytoryn (ReGel/IL-2) in malignant glioma
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                           

R. Loch Macdonald, M.D., Ph.D.
Role of ephrins in brain arteriovenous malformations
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago                             

Charles J. Marcuccilli, M.D., Ph.D.
Electrophysiological characterization of pediatric neocortical neurons
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Michael S. McCloskey, Ph.D.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging of aggression in subjects with and without intermittent explosive disorder   
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago    

Angèle Parent, Ph.D.
Presenilin regulates nicotinic and glutamatergic receptors: potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Kourosh Rezania, M.D.
Impaired glucose tolerance in idiopathic neuropathy
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago       

Axel Rosengart, M.D., Ph.D.
Targeted drug delivery based on a novel vascular stent in medicated magnetic carriers
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago       

Nancy B. Schwartz, Ph.D.
Glial precursor migration and differentiation during brain development and injury: role of aggrecan
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Kamal Sharma, Ph.D.
The role of SMN protein in determination of motor neuron subtype identity
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago       

Paul R. Vezina, Ph.D.
Calcium-mediated second messengers and enhanced self-administration of amphetamine
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago       

Zheng Xie, M.D., Ph.D.
Molecular mechanisms for catecholamine release by anesthetics
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago       

Yimin Zou, Ph.D.
Guidance of corticospinal cord axons in the spinal cord
2004 Seed Grant
The University of Chicago

Other Grants

Sarah C. Goetz, Ph.D., Duke University
Uncovering a Novel Role for Primary Cilia in Eph/Ephrin Signaling in Neurons
2022 Seed GrantSarah C. Goetz, Ph.D. Duke University Women’s Council Seed Grant Primary cilia are tiny projections from cells that function like an antenna- they receive and may also send…
Erin M. Gibson, Ph.D., Stanford University
Circadian Regulation of Oligodendroglial Senescence and Metabolomics in Aging
2022 Seed GrantErin M. Gibson, Ph.D.Stanford University The brain consists of two main classes of cells, neurons and glia. Glia make-up more than half of the cells in the brain…
Yvette Fisher, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Dynamic Modulation of Synaptic Plasticity During Spatial Exploration
2022 Seed GrantYvette Fisher, Ph.D.University of California, Berkeley The Virginia (Ginny) & Roger Carlson Seed Grant Cognitive flexibility is critical for appropriately adjusting thoughts and behaviors to meet changing demands…
Byoung Il Bae, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Unique Vulnerability of Developing Human Cerebral Cortex to Loss of Centrosomal Protein
2022 Seed GrantByoung Il Bae, Ph.D.University of Connecticut Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation Seed Grant The cerebral cortex is the largest and outermost part of the human brain. It is…