Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health Awards

2016 Research Project Award

Project Name: Design and Application of Frailty Assessment Tools in Chinese Older Adults

Primary Investigator: Ning Ge, MD

Chinese Institution: West China Hospital, Sichuan University

US Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Learn More

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2016 Fellowship Award

Project Name: The role and mechanism of Rg3 in inhibiting hCMV infection in monocyte/macrophage

Primary Investigator: Luping Zheng, PhD

Chinese Institution: Dalian Medical University

US Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Learn More

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2016 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Determining TCR Repertoire of CD8 T Cells against Cytomegalovirus and Influenza a Virus Antigens and Its Implication in Age-Related Decline of Immune Function

Primary Investigator: Guobing Chen, PhD

Chinese Institution: Guangzhou Chest Hospital

US Institution: National Institute on Aging, NIH Learn More

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MMAAPF Awards in Skin Disease

2016 Research Project Award

Project Name: The Digital Image Bank (DIB) of Skin Diseases for Chinese Population

Primary Investigator: Yong Cui, MD

Chinese Institution: China-Japan Friendship Hospital

US Institution: Mayo Clinic Learn More

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2016 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Pathogenesis of Keloids: Phenotypic Delineation and Biosynthetic Function of Gli+ Activated Fibroblasts

Primary Investigator: Ling Liu, MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: Xijing Hospital, the Fourth Military Medical University

US Institution: Thomas Jefferson University Learn More

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MMAAPF Awards in Hematology

2016 Research Project Award

Project Name: Selective JAK2/ABL Dual Inhibition Therapy May More Effectively Eliminate Leukemia Propagating Cells in Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Its Mechanisms Study

Primary Investigator: Yuan Kong, MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: Peking University Institute of Hematology

US Institution: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

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2016 Fellowship Award

Project Name: The Molecular Mechanism of Epigenetic Regulators in Clonal Evolution of Leukemia

Primary Investigator: Xiaojing Yan, MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: The First Hospital of China Medical University

US Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

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MMAAPF Awards in Translational Medicine

2016 Research Project Award

Project Name: Therapeutic Potential of Mab2F1, An Inhibitor of Wnt Pathway, in Experimental Autoimmune Uveitis

Primary Investigator: Xiaomin Zhang, MD, PhD

Chinese Institution: Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital & Eye Institute

US Institution: The University of Oklahoma

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2016 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Exploring Genetic Etiology and Mechanism of Vertebral Malformation with Whole Exome Sequencing and Array-Based Comparative Genome Hybridization

Primary Investigator: Nan Wu, MD

Chinese Institution: Peking Union Medical College Hospital

US Institution: Baylor College of Medicine

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MMAAPF Awards in Reproductive Medicine

2016 Fellowship Award

Project Name: Effects of Oocyte Vitrification on the DNA Methylation and Gene Expression of Resulting Embryos and Early Fetus

Primary Investigator: Liying Yan, PhD

Chinese Institution: Peking University Third Hospital

US Institution: University of Michigan

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