2014 CURES Pilot Award Recipients

 

The CURES pilot project program is supported by the Office of the Vice President of Research (OVPR) through the Multidisciplinary Research Group Incubator Program (MR GIP). We are pleased to announce this year's awardees:

 
“Petcoke in an urban environment”
Co-PIs: Drs. Joseph Caruso*, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and Shawn McElmurry*, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
 
“Detroit Soil Arsenic and Its Association with Carcinogenesis”
Co-PIs: Drs. Fei Chen, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Jeffrey Howard, Department of Geology
 
 “Daily Activities, Neighborhood Stressors, and Stress of Older African-Americans”
Co-PIs: Drs. Malcolm Cutchin, Department of Health Care Sciences; Cathy Lysack, Institute of Gerontology; and Rich Slatcher, Department of Psychology
 
“Chronic Stressors, Proteome Profiles and Preterm Birth in African American Women”
Co-PIs: Drs. Carmen Giurgescu*, College of Nursing; Paul Stemmer, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Dawn Misra, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences; Thomas Templin, College of Nursing; Robert Welch, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Shannon Zenk, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Theodore Jones, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
 
 “Novel Exposure Signatures for Mercury Intoxication of the Immune System”
Co-PIs: Drs. Paul Stemmer, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and Allen Rosenspire, Department of Immunology and Microbiology; and Joseph Caruso*, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
 
 
All projects will be funded in the amount of $150,000.
*New Investigator

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