Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health Awards

2015 Research Project Award

Project Name: Reliability, validity, and diagnostic utility of five brief dementia screening tools in Chinese primary care: A comparative study

Primary Investigator: Baoliang Zhong, MD, MS, PhD

Chinese Institution: Wuhan Mental Health Center

US Institution: University of Rochester School of Medicine Learn More

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2015 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Healthspan-extension compound icariin as a neuroprotectant for Parkinson’s disease

Primary Investigator: Waijiao Cai, MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: Chinese and Western Medicine Institute, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University

US Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

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2015 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Role of autophagy in the inhibition of cytomegalovirus-induced cellular senescence by resveratrol

Primary Investigator: Haiyan Zhang, MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: The 1st Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University

US Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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2015 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Risk factors for cognitive aging: What big data analytics reveal

Primary Investigator: Jinlei Li, PhD

Chinese Institution: Peking Union School of Public Health

US Institution: Boston University School of Medicine

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MMAAPF Awards in Skin Disease

2015 Research Project Award

Project Name: The role and molecular mechanism of TOX in mycosis fungoides

Primary Investigator: Jie Liu MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College

US Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin

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2015 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Characterization of age-associated matrisome in human skin

Primary Investigator: Yan Yan, MD

Chinese Institution: Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College

US Institution: University of Michigan Medical School

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MMAAPF Awards in Hematology

2015 Research Project Award

Project Name: Mechanism of the effects of donor KIR3DL1 alleles and host HLA alleles interaction on preventing relapse after unmanipulated haploidentical transplantation

Primary Investigator: Xiangyu- Zhao MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: Peking University Institute of Hematology

US Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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2015 Research Project Award

Project Name: Application of molecular engineering and fluorescence resonance energy transfer in the immunotherapy of lymphoma

Primary Investigator: Junmin Li, PhD

Chinese Institution: Ruijin Hospital, affiliated with the School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

US Institution: University of California, San Diego

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MMAAPF Awards in Translational Medicine

2015 Research Project Award

Project Name: Local inhibition of complement to improve outcomes of MSCbased therapy for autoimmune uveitis

Primary Investigator: Xiaorong Li, PhD, MD

Chinese Institution: Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital & Eye Institute

US Institution: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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2015 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Combining immune checkpoint inhibition with oncolytic immuno-stimulation for glioma therapy

Primary Investigator: Yuhui Zhang, MD

Chinese Institution: Shanghai Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University

US Institution: Harvard Medical School

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MMAAPF Awards in Reproductive Medicine

2015 Fellowship Award

Project Name: The new strategy of treatment for fetal genetic diseases: preimplantation genetic treatment

Primary Investigator: Xin Chen, MD, MSc

Chinese Institution: Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University

US Institution: Yale School of Medicine

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